Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed IT and electronic manufacturing professionals and key industry leaders from across the country in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Interacting with IT and electronic manufacturing professionals and key industry leaders from across the country in New Delhi on Wednesday, PM Modi said, people want to work for others and they want to serve the society and bring a positive difference. He said, every effort, however big or small, must be valued.
Prime Minister said, India’s youngsters are leveraging the power of technology wonderfully and they are using technology not only for themselves but also for the welfare of others which is a wonderful sign.
Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Electronic and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad said, the endeavour of IT professionals must be to address the last man in the queue, the oppressed and the marginalised.
He said, it is the dream that the Prime Minister has for Self for Society and for Digital India. Prasad said, digital empowerment of common man with technology is the main aim of Digital India initiative.
Prime Minister launched the “Main Nahin Hum” Portal and App on the occasion. The portal which works on the theme “Self for Society” will enable IT professionals and organizations to bring together their efforts towards social causes, and service to society, on one platform.
In doing so, the portal is expected to help catalyse greater collaboration towards the service of the weaker sections of society, especially by leveraging the benefits of technology. It is also expected to generate wider participation of interested people who are motivated to work for the benefit of society. IT Professionals from about 100 locations across India have joined the event through video-conferencing.