With Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India programme laying a strong foundation for the enhancement of Indian technological capabilities, the country’s Atmanirbhar mission of self-reliance seems to be yielding tangible gains in this domain.
What is Atmanirbhar Bharat?
Atmanirbhar Bharat refers to a self-reliant India dealing with the world on its own terms.
It is neither protectionist nor isolationist.
In 2020, the Government announced the Special comprehensive package of Rs 20 lakh crores (10% of India’s GDP) to kick start the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan (Self-reliant India campaign).
The five pillars of Atmanirbhar Bharat are:
Atmanirbhar’ (Self-Reliant) India needs 5G-IoT technology?
The world is witnessing the fourth industrial revolution. Ever newer technologies are changing the way industries and businesses operate. In the midst of all this, Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence are playing a key role in IR 4.0, which will create smart factories.
“The government’s programmes like Make in India, Digital India, and Startup India can be the vehicles for making India self-reliant in manufacturing as well as technology. At the same time, IR 4.0 technologies must also pass the test of ‘Atmanirbharta’ set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi so that India does not become a dumping ground for obsolete technologies”.
– Abhishek Jain