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Technology is truly democratic: PM Modi

New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched 5G technology services in India, arguing that technology has become truly democratic as even the country’s poor are always willing to adopt new technologies. said.

He said this is a big step in the vision of Digital India and Aatmanirbhar Bharat.

“When we talk about Digital India, some people think it is just a government plan. But Digital India is not just a name, it is a big vision for the development of the country,” said Prime Minister Pragati Maidan. said at the inauguration of the 6th India Mobile Congress. 5G service started in Delhi.

Modi added that the vision’s goal is to bring technology that works for and with people into the hands of ordinary people.

“We’ve seen even the poorest people in the country adopt new technologies all the time…Technology has become truly democratic,” he said.

Modi also said there was a time when a handful of elites doubted the potential of digital for the poor.

“A lot of people were making fun of my vision of Atman Nirvāl Bharat…it was a handful of elite people who thought digital was not for the poor. Go see what they were saying… the public,” Modi said.

“I have always believed in the understanding of ordinary people, conscience and curiosity in this country. Modi said he saw a video of beggars making digital payments.

“Look at his transparency,” Modi said, adding that the number of internet users in rural areas is growing faster than in urban areas. I remembered an incident when I attended an event in a remote village, and was surprised to see a tribal woman taking pictures with her mobile phone.

“I was very surprised. I went to them and asked what they were going to do with these pictures. They said ‘please download Karenge.’ They said ‘download’. I knew,” Modi said.

Modi said India had just two mobile manufacturing units in 2014 but now has over 200.

This cost Rs 4,200 per month in 2014. But now he costs somewhere between 125 and 150 rupees,” Modi said. .

“It should be a revolution. It should not be limited to just watching reels,” Modi said. 5G telecom services aim to provide seamless coverage, high data rates, low latency, and highly reliable communication systems. Today the Prime Minister inspected an exhibition at Pragati his Maidan.

India’s three major telecom operators each demonstrated one use case in front of the Prime Minister to showcase the potential of 5G technology in India.

Unlike existing mobile communication networks, 5G networks can tailor the requirements for these different use cases within the same network.