Amazon AI Conclave 2021: Prime Minister Modi government is committed to working with young entrepreneurs and startups to make India as a global technology hub, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said.
While speaking at the Amazon AI Conclave 2021, Kant said: “We are committed to work with young entrepreneurs of the private sector to establish India as a global tech garage.”
Stating that Indian industries need to get into sunrise areas of growth, Kant noted that the private sector in India develops innovative solutions and the government's strength has been its reach.
“Both need to be leveraged together as the pandemic has facilitated innovative models of collaborations,” he said.
Kant also pointed out that the Prime Minister's clarion call for laying fibre cable in villages is crucial for e-commerce and digital transformation of the government.
The Niti Aayog CEO also observed that Indian entrepreneurs are not only developing solutions for tier 1 cities, but also tier 2 and 3 cities.
Noting that the western world may be innovative but it has no challenges, Kant said India is a diverse country and that makes India a perfect country for innovation.
“Innovative solutions developed in India is also relevant for the rest of the world,” he said.