India has to combat the ‘bloodless war” on cyber security: PM Modi


Articulating global worries over cyber security, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India should come up with solutions to meet the challenge posed by this threat of “bloodless war” as he launched a digital campaign to which top companies pledged Rs 4.5 lakh crore.

Inaugurating ‘Digital India Week’ here, he pitched for a digital revolution in the country, saying it is necessary to deal with problems like corruption, help provide transparent and efficient governance and bridge the rich-poor divide.

“We have to move from E-governance to M-governance. M-governance does not mean Modi governance. It means Mobile governance,” he said in the presence of several ministerial colleagues and who’s who of Indian industry and CEOs of some global companies.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ‘Digital India Week’ at the Indira Gandhi indoor stadium in the national capital today with a view to empower the people of the country through the Digital India programme.

Digital India aims to transform the country into a digitally empowered knowledge economy. The vision of Digital India programme also aims at inclusive growth in areas of electronic services, products, manufacturing and job opportunities and many more people oriented actions.