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ThePrimeMinister,ShriNarendraModideliveredthekeynoteaddressatthe5theditionofVivaTechtodayviavideoconference.ThePrimeMinisterwasinvitedasaGuestofHonourtodeliverthekeynoteaddressatVivaTech2021,oneofthelargestdigitalandstartupeventsinEurope,heldinPariseveryyearsince2016.Speakingontheoccasion,thePrimeMinistersaidthatIndiaandFrancehavebeenworkingcloselyonawiderangeofsubjects.Amongthese,technologyanddigitalareemergingareasofcooperation.Itistheneedofthehourthatsuchcooperationcontinuestogrowfurther.Itwillnotonlyhelpournationsbutalsotheworldatlarge.ShriModimentionedInfosysprovidingtechsupportfortheFrenchOpentournamentandcollaborationinvolvingFrenchcompanieslikeAtos,CapgeminiandIndia’sTCSandWiproasexamplesofITtalentofthetwocountriesservingcompaniesandcitizensallovertheworld.ThePrimeMinisterpointedoutthatwhereconventionfails,innovationhelps.Duringthepandemic,saidthePrimeMinister,digitaltechnologyhelpeduscope,connect,comfortandconsole.India'suniversalanduniquebio-metricdigitalidentitysystem-Aadhar-helpedtoprovidetimelyfinancialsupporttothepoor."Wecouldsupplyfreefoodto800millionpeople,anddelivercooking-fuelsubsidiestomanyhouseholds.WeinIndiawereabletooperationalisetwopublicdigitaleducationprogrames-SwayamandDiksha-inquicktimetohelpstudents”,thePrimeMinisterinformed.ThePrimeMinisterpraisedtheroleofthestart-upsectorinmeetingthechallengeofthepandemic.TheprivatesectorplayedakeyroleinaddressingtheshortageofPPEkits,masks,testingkitsetc.Doctorsadoptedtele-medicineinabigwaysothatsomeCOVIDandothernon-COVIDissuescouldbeaddressedvirtually.TwovaccinesarebeingmadeinIndiaandmoreareinthedevelopmentortrialstage.ThePrimeministerindicatedthatindigenousITplatform,Arogya-Setuenabledeffectivecontacttracing.TheCOWINdigitalplatformhasalreadyhelpedensurevaccinestomillions.TheprimeMinistersaidthatIndiaishometooneoftheworld'slargeststart-upecosystems.Severalunicornshavecomeupintherecentyears.Indiaofferswhatinnovatorsandinvestorsneed.HeinvitedtheworldtoinvestinIndiabasedonthefivepillarsof:Talent,Market,Capital,Eco-systemand,Cultureofopenness.ThePrimeMinisteralsostressedthestrengthslike,Indiantalentpool,mobilephonepenetrationandSevenSeventy-Fivemillioninternetusers,highestandcheapdataconsumptionintheworldandthehighestuseofsocialmediatoinviteinvestorstoIndia.ThePrimeMinisteralsoenumeratedinitiativeslikestate-of-the-artpublicdigitalinfrastructure,fivehundredandtwentythreethousandkilometresoffibreopticnetworklinkingOnehundredandfiftysixthousandvillagecouncils,publicwi-finetworksacrossthecountry. Healsoelaboratedoneffortstonurtureacultureofinnovation.Therearestate-of-the-artinnovationlabsinSevenThousandFiveHundredschoolsundertheAtalInnovationMission,thePrimeMinisterinformed.Talkingaboutthedisruptionindifferentsectoroverthepastyear,thePrimeMinisterinsistedthatdisruptiondoesnothavetomeandespair.Instead,thefocusshouldbekeptonthetwinfoundationsofrepairandprepare."Thistimelastyear,theworldwasstillseekingavaccine.Today,wehavequiteafew.Similarly,wehavetocontinuerepairinghealthinfrastructureandoureconomies.WeinIndiaimplementedhugereformsacrosssectors,beitmining,space,banking,atomicenergyandmore.ThisgoesontoshowthatIndiaasanationisadaptableandagile,eveninthemiddleofthepandemic”saidShriModi.ThePrimeMinisteralsostressedtheneedforinsulatingourplanetagainstthenextpandemic.Ensuringwefocusonsustainablelife-stylesthatstopecologicaldegradation.Strengtheningcooperationinfurtheringresearchaswellasinnovation.ThePrimeMinistercalleduponthestart-upcommunitytotaketheleadinworkingwithcollectivespiritandahumancentricapproachtoovercomethischallenge."Thestart-upspaceisdominatedbyyoungsters.Thesearepeoplefreefromthebaggageofthepast.Theyarebestplacedtopowerglobaltransformation.Ourstart-upsmustexploreareassuchas:Healthcare.Eco-friendlytechnologyincludingwasterecycling,Agriculture,newagetoolsoflearning”,saidthePrimeMinister.ThePrimeMinisteremphasizedthatFranceandEuropeareamongIndia’skeypartners.ReferringtohisconversationswithPresidentMacron,insummitwithEUleadersinPortoinMay,ThePrimeMinistersaidthatdigitalpartnership,fromstart-upstoquantumcomputing,emergedasakeypriority."Historyhasshownthatleadershipinnewtechnologydriveseconomicstrength,jobsandprosperity.But,ourpartnershipsmustalsoservealargerpurpose,inserviceofhumanity.Thispandemicisnotonlyatestofourresilience,butalsoofourimaginationItisachancetobuildamoreinclusive,caringandsustainablefutureforall,”concludedthePrimeMinister.
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