India has the potential to become one of the largest digital ecosystems in the world: SCO Secretary General Vladimir Norov
SCO Secretary General Vladimir Norov has said, India has the potential to become one of the largest digital ecosystems in the world.
Norav said this at a press conference in Beijing on the results of the recently concluded Council of Heads of Govt.
SCO -SG, He noted India’s proposal of creating a Special Working Group on Start-ups and Innovation and a working group on traditional medicines.
He said that with over 1 billion mobile phone subscribers and over 600 million internet users, India has the potential to become one of the largest digital ecosystems in the world.
Mr. Norov praised India’s hosting of 19th meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of Govt on 30th Nov. and noted that India intended to take cooperation within the SCO to new heights by playing an active, positive and constructive role.
He added that India is also ready to share its best practices in the micro and medium sized business sector which has emerged as a vibrant economic growth sector in recent years, plays an imp role for large scale employment and contributed to the industrialization of rural and backward areas.
He also appreciated SCO Business Conclave, SCO Consortium of Economic Think tanks and conclave of Young Scholars under India’s chairmanship in 2020.
In a recent interview to Prasar Bharati Special Correspondent in Beijing, Mr. Norov praised “Self-Reliant India” initiative by Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that it deserves high attention.
He added that ‘Self Reliant India’ aims to strengthen industry, medium and small enterprises, which are the livelihood of millions of people in India.
To further cement its cultural and people to people connect with SCO countries, India recently launched a series of movie screenings of Bollywood films dubbed in Russian language for SCO countries.
India also completed translation of 10 classics of Indian literature in Russian and Chinese languages