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Promoting E-governance through Technology for a Truly Digital India

How can we perhaps try to understand India, a land of several paradoxes? A country where technology reigns supreme but so does illiteracy and poverty. We produce the world's second largest pool of scientists and engineers, yet 40% of our population doesn't even know how to read or write.
And don't get me started on the crime and corruption that rears its ugly head as a result. 80% of our people live on less than USD 2 per day. That in my honest opinion is not living but merely surviving.
Nothing could be far from truth, and these paradoxes draw a painfully real picture of our society.

Need of the Hour – Digital Skills for IndiaWhat India needs now is digital empowerment. A digitized India will create opportunities for everyone, especially the youth who are closer to technology.
Intel knows this and has partnered with Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL) to support our government's vision of a truly Digital India. By the end of this year, the US chipmaker will provide fi…