The summit was inaugurated by Chief Guest P.P Chaudhary, Hon’ble Minister of State, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India. He emphasised on the government’s Digital India initiatives. Initiatives and schemes, he says, “such as biometric based digital identity of citizens – Aadhar, Digital Locker, Computerisation of Land Record etc. is gaining momentum in India.”
His address was followed by the launch of India Readiness Guide Version 2 which is a conceptual roadmap to address growth strategies by focusing on universal principles that unite key areas of a city.