During the address on the 77th Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the rapid adoption of 5G technology across the nation and revealed India’s proactive stance in gearing up for the advent of 6G technology. As part of this initiative, a dedicated task force has been established to facilitate the transition. During the address, Modi said the internet is now reaching every village and the country is now gearing up for quantum computers.
“My country is the fastest country to roll out 5G. We have reached more than 700 districts and now we are getting ready for 6G. We have formed a task force,” Modi said from the ramparts of the Red Fort. Recognizing the growing global influence of technology, the Prime Minister highlighted that even developed nations are keen to learn from the achievements of India’s Digital India campaign.
Modi said the government is working on a new scheme to push technology in the agriculture sector, under which thousands of self-help group’s women will be trained and equipped with drones. The potential of science and technology among our rural women is immense. Hence, we are formulating a novel scheme to infuse technology into the agricultural landscape,” Modi expressed.
Agriculture should get a boost. Therefore, we will impart training of drone pilots, and drone repair to the women self-help groups (SHG). Thousands of such women SHG will be provided with drones and training. We are going to start drone flight with 15,000 women SHG,” Modi said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address unveiled India’s proactive strides in embracing 6G technology following the successful deployment of 5G. The nation’s commitment to technological advancement is poised to elevate India’s stand on the global stage while ensuring that the benefits of technology reach even the rural corners of the country.