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Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a book titled ‘Bridgital Nation: Solving Technology’s People Problem’ in New Delhi on 20 October 2019. He presented books’ first copy to eminent industrialist and philanthropist Ratan Tata. The book has been authored by N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Sons and Roopa Purushothaman.
About the Book
The book ‘Bridgital Nation’ presents a powerful vision of future where technology and human beings co-exist in a mutually beneficial ecosystem. It stresses that instead of accepting technology as replacement of human labour, India can use it as an aid to generate more jobs. The cutting edge digital tools can act as bridge between aspirations and achievements – hence the term ‘bridgital’.
The book strengthens the vision of government on technological approach. It stresses that technology is a bridge not a divider and it is a multiplier not a threat.
Technology and talent are not a threat but force multiplier, moreover, technology builds a bridge between aspirations and achievements; and also a bridge between government and governance.
When technology becomes bridge it leads to transparency and targeted Delivery and thereby, effective use of technology turns challenges into opportunities. However, technology was not the only solution but human intention and right intention is also very important.
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Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu released the Books on President’s speeches titled ‘Loktantra Ke Swar (Khand 2)’ in Hindi and ‘The Republican Ethic (Volume 2)’ in English in a function organized at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in New Delhi.
The Second Volume of Books are a compilation of 95 speeches delivered by President of India Ram Nath Kovind during his 2nd year in office starting July 2018 to July 2019.
The speeches of President represent vision, aspirations and ethos of country and also represent contours of a New India.
The books are a collection of nuggets of President’s wisdom and visionary world view and also a testament of faith in strength of India.
Speeches have been divided into 8 categories:
- ‘Addressing the Nation’
- ‘Windows to the World’
- ‘Educating India: Equipping India’
- ‘Dharma of Public Service’
- ‘Honouring our Sentinels’
- ‘Spirit of the Constitution and Law’
- ‘Acknowledging Excellence’
- ‘Mahatma Gandhi: Moral Exemplar, Guiding Light.
Publisher: Books have been brought out by Publications Division under Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.
e-version: To meet the demands of readers preferring to read in e-mode, the Books will also be available on Kindle and App Store.