Budget 2018 & Digital India – What We Actually Need?

This post was written by: Vishal aaditya

For the Digital India to succeed, the government needs to improve the digital literacy, connectivity and technology access. With the Union budget 2018-19 coming, the industry quarters have speculated on the potential implications the government should do in the upcoming Budget.

Digital India Programme

The Indian IT sector does play a vital role in the growth of the Indian economy, and contributed around 9.3% of the India’s GDP with being the largest and most diverse private sector employer, which has a direct workforce nearing to 3.7 million.

The government should ensure that the upcoming IT companies and established players have investments which can be financially subsidized. The present government should put their focus on the burning problem of the less employment opportunities due to skill development. The primary cause of the employment opportunities is the unavailability of enough skilled labour. The job market has plenty of opportunities, but the freshers and graduates need to match with the industry requirements.

Digital India in the Union Budget

Both the ‘Digital India’ and ‘Make in India’ initiatives have immensely relied on the IT sector for their continued success, and enhancing the digital literacy, improved connectivity and access to technology will help the present generation and citizens to the experience digital transformation thereby will give a boost to the technology and fintech companies by creating more jobs.

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