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Govt targets to cross 1 crore job-mark in next 2 years in digital economy: Ashwini Vaishnaw. India is now becoming a technology producer from being a technology consumer. He said that the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) is creating plug-and-play infrastructure to provide a platform to startups.
Paytm is aiming to improve the digital financial literacy among merchants and users with the Rs 50 crore promotional campaign. Users and merchants will receive rewards in the form of cashback for every digital transaction they make via the Paytm mobile app. The digital payments giant is offering registered merchants a chance to win other exciting prices.
Speaking at a virtual event to mark the completion of six years of Digital India, Modi said India is also conscious of its responsibilities as a data powerhouse. Modi also spoke - via video conference - to beneficiaries of various schemes of Digital India programme, including Diksha, eNAM, eSanjeevani solution for telemedicine, DigiBunai and PM SVANidhi scheme. The PM spoke of the critical role that technology had played during the pandemic to ensure continuity of education, access to healthcare, and other citizen services.
There is to be a concerted effort towards incorporating innovative methods in such matters. Previously all calendars, diaries, schedulers and similar other materials, were printed in physical format. Publication of Coffee Table books will also be stopped and appropriate use of E-Books is encouraged.