PM Modi asks telecom sector to focus on self-reliance and security

He also said digital connectivity is a resourceful ally in transforming people’s lives

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Narendra Modi

He added the Aarogya Setu app had proved to be an asset in the country’s fight against Covid-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the telecom sector to focus on self-reliance and security, now that India had achieved significant progress in the digital connectivity ecosystem.

“Any government that is truly looking to transform the lives of people will find digital connectivity as a resourceful ally,” the prime minister said while highlighting the success of Jan Dhan Aadhar Mobile programme.

He added the Aarogya Setu app had proved to be an asset in the country’s fight against Covid-19. The PM shared his views in a written message, which was read out on Friday.

First Published: Sat, August 01 2020. 00:33 IST