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Union IT Minister Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar attended the India Global Forum in Dubai

The Union Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar has attended the Ministerial Roundtable titled Globalisation of Indian Tech & Innovation Talent in the backdrop of Inda’s G20 Presidency and the council chair of GPAI Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence.

The minister expressed PM Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of building Trusted corridors for Technologies & innovation with countries – with India as a skill hub & Young Indians as innovators for the world while Addressing the audience comprising of Government & Industry leaders from India, UAE, UK, Israel and other participant countries, in Dubai, UAE today 13 December 2022.

He also underlined India as a trusted technology partner which is catalysing its digital economy by ensuring Safety & Trust of its Digital Nagriks (citizens). He spoke about the new Digital Personal Data Protection bill 2022 which does a fine job at balancing seemingly contradictory objectives of safeguarding citizens privacy, ensure ease of doing business and providing for Max Governance. He informed that the bill has been drafted keeping in mind India’s vibrant startup and innovation ecosystem.

The Minister also met the senior leadership of organizations such Sequoia, Coinbase and VerSe as a part of his visit to the IGF2022.

Later in the day, the Minister and his counterpart from the UAE government, H.E. Omar Sultan Al Olama participated in a moderated session titled Partners in Disruption & Innovation. The dialogue builds upon the two minister’s engagement in last year’s IGF as well as Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar’s visit to Dubai earlier this year to explore the levers to make technological collaborations between India and UAE a success.