CII Connect 2009

Resurgence of the Indian ICT Sector

A Report on “India 2009-10: Broadband Roadmap for Inclusive Growth” was released by Union Minister for IT & Communication. The sessions at CONNECT 2009 focused on Re-inventing Indian ICT for the new world order, leveraging intrinsic strengths of ICT for refueling growth, building India’s digital infrastructure for competitive positioning, tapping the latent potential in rural India, and greener and cleaner IT.

The key recommendations that emerged out of this event were:
Setting up Educational Clusters to promote Industry-academia synergies Leverage ICT in thrust areas such as tele medicine, e-learning Focus on funding and sponsorship / PPP for R&D To promote PPP initiatives for large scale digital infrastructure initiatives Comprehensive demand assessment for e-governance initiatives Comprehensive legislation for e-waste management Manufacturers to promote recycling of products.