Technology will help India achieve its goal of becoming a developed country by 2047, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, as he outlined the modern and large-scale digital infrastructure created to ensure the benefits of the digital revolution reach everyone.
Speaking at the post-Budget webinar on ‘Unleash Potential: Ease Living with Technology’, Modi said the government wanted to reduce the compliance costs of small businesses and asked the industry to develop a list of compliance activities can be reduced.
“We want to reduce compliance costs for small businesses. Can you (industry) build a list of unnecessary compliances that can be cut. We have completed 40,000 compliances,” said Modi. speak.
He noted that India is creating a modern digital infrastructure and ensuring that the benefits of the digital revolution reach everyone.
Technology is being used to render the tax system useless to solve the problems taxpayers face.
“We’ve used technology to make the tax system invisible and solve the problems taxpayers face,” he said, adding that technology is being leveraged to make a qualitative difference. in the life of the Indian people.
He said technologies like 5G and AI (Artificial Intelligence) are currently leading the conversation and are poised to transform fields like medicine, education, agriculture and many more.
The Prime Minister encouraged stakeholders to identify 10 common problems that humans face and can be solved by AI.
Technology has formed the basis of One Nation One Ration, he added that the JAM trio (Jan Dhan Yojana, Aadhaar and Mobile number) has helped benefit the poor.
He said the 21st century is driven by technology and one cannot limit it to just digital technology, the internet.
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