In an order to create participative, transparent and responsive government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the much ambitious 'Digital India' programme on Wednesday, July 1, at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in the national capital. Top industrialists like RIL Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani, Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry, Wipro Chairman Azim Premji and many others, were among the business honchos who shared their ideas of taking digital revolution to the masses. [Digital India Week Launched: As It Happened]
Several events were held across 36 states and union territories, covering 600 districts in the country. Information Technology companies were told to organise a mandatory viewing of the speech to be delivered by PM Narendra Modi at the launch of the Digital India InitiatiVision Of Digital India Digital Infrastructure as a Utility to Every Citizen Governance & Services on Demand Digital Empowerment of Citizens Pillars Of Digital India Broadband Highways Universal Access to Phones Public Internet Access Programme e-Governance - Reforming government through Technology e-Kranti - Electronic delivery of services Information for All Electronics Manufacturing - Target NET ZERO Imports IT for Jobs Early Harvest Programmes.