2nd edition of Rajasthan IoT Summit organized virtually by FICCI Rajasthan

Posted On Sat, May 23, 2020, 3:16 PM

Jaipur: The ongoing global pandemic, COVID-19 has made an unusual impact both on our society and our economy. With the offline businesses being shut for a long time, people as well as organizations are now willing to adopt new technologies like Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain etc. which will further completely transform the way we live and work.  Against the backdrop, FICCI Rajasthan State Council virtually organized the 2nd edition of Rajasthan IoT Summit today. The objective of the summit was to explore the potential of IoT & AI in revolutionizing the businesses post Covid19 and how IoT & AI can support the futuristic needs of governance, businesses, and society at large.

Addressing the Webinar, Chief Guest, Mr. D B Gupta, Chief Secretary, Govt of Rajasthan Said, "Rajasthan has led the way to fight Corona. Our efforts and strategies have been applauded and adopted by other states also. During the COVID-19, saving lives have been our priority. The fight is still on but we need to learn to live with this along with this it is very important to put our economy back on track. So to restart the economy and take it again on the high-growth path Rajasthan government has been working on multifaceted strategy.” He further said, “Necessary actions have been started to review rules and regulations where simplification of the procedures are required for the financial and non-financial reforms to attract more investments in the state.”

Acknowledging the proposal by CS for Japanese investments in Rajasthan Post COVID-19, H.E. Mr. Santoshi Suzuki, Ambassador of Japan to India, Embassy of Japan said, "We welcome the Govt of Rajasthan’s offer to consider Rajasthan as preferred location for relocation of our production bases. Many Japanese companies are looking forward for the same also. Actually it is a golden opportunity for both Govt of Rajasthan and us.” He mentioned that Rajasthan should seize this opportunity by addressing the concerns of Japanese industry.

Mr. Somesh Gupta, Chairman, FICCI Rajasthan Sub-Committee on IT & ITes and Delivery Centre Head, Infosys Ltd. presented a vote of thanks at the end. The virtual summit saw an active participation from government, academia, industry and facility providers. 

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Contact Information:
Rahul Maheshwari
Rahul.maheshwari@ficci.com

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