Govt focussed on enabling policies to strengthen digital infrastructure: DoT official

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Govt focussed on enabling policies to strengthen digital infrastructure: DoT official

Wednesday, 28 July 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

Digitisation and growth-oriented initiatives have enabled India to take progressive strides, and the government is focused on policies in areas like licencing framework, spectrum management and broadband to strengthen digital infrastructure, a senior DoT official said on Tuesday.

Telecom and IT industries have achieved a level of maturity and built capabilities for business, technology, innovations and an appetite for startups, T K Paul, Member (Technology), Department of Telecom (DoT), said. Speaking at a virtual event organised by Broadband India Forum (BIF), Paul said, “(The) government is looking at a series of policy initiatives to propel India to this path of growth of digital infrastructure and the digital economy as a whole”. This involves having a fresh look at issues, be it a licensing  and legislative framework, spectrum management, new technology and innovations, broadband infrastructure, ease of doing business, manufacturing,and research and development.

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