Sitharaman To Inaugurate DATE: A Milestone in Tech Evolution

Explore India's tech renaissance as Finance Minister Sitharaman inaugurates DATE Expo. Tech leaders, policymakers, and innovators will unite, shape the nation's future through innovative solutions and collaborative initiatives. Read on for details.

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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is set to inaugurate the two-day Digital Acceleration and Transformation Expo (DATE) kickstarting in New Delhi from tomorrow. The event, scheduled for November 23rd and 24th, 2023, at the iconic Yashobhoomi (IICC Dwarka), will showcase India's rise as a global innovation epicenter, propelled by government initiatives such as AatmaNirbhar Bharat and 'Make in India'.

Minister of State of Electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar will speak about the growing impact of emerging technologies in India’s digital aspirations as a Chief Guest and Speaker.

TICE News is one of the media partners at the event.


India's Digital Transformation Journey

The digital landscape of India is undergoing a significant transformation, with the rapid adoption of groundbreaking, next-generation solutions fundamentally reshaping the nation's economic landscape. Celebrating this burgeoning ecosystem, DATE with Tech aims to bring together India's most influential and innovative technology leaders, start-ups, investors, enterprise decision-makers, and policymakers.

Government Leaders and Policymakers Unite for Digital Empowerment

Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar, Chairperson of Cyberverse Foundation, a Strategic Partner of DATE, expressed the pivotal role the expo plays in fostering government-industry relations.

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“With the support & participation of government leaders & policy makers like Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Sanjeev Sanyal, Tejasvi Surya and more, DATE plays a pivotal role in fostering government-industry relations, propelling India towards a digitally empowered future,” he said.

Dedication to India’s Digital Revolution

Mohammed Saleem, Founder and Chairman of Trescon, the organizing body behind DATE, emphasized the expo's dedication to catalyzing India's digital revolution.

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“DATE signifies our dedication to catalyze India’s digital revolution. Uniting over 3000+ innovators and enthusiasts, 500+ investors, 100+ exhibitors and partners to listen to 100+ experts and policymakers, DATE encapsulates the core of India’s tech ambitions, steering India towards unparalleled economic progress, fostering a thriving ecosystem where technology meets opportunity,” he said.

Naveen Bharadwaj, Group CEO of Trescon, highlighted the critical juncture at which DATE occurs, coinciding with India's GDP surpassing $4 trillion.

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“DATE comes at a critical juncture when Indian GDP has surpassed $4 trillion and its thriving tech landscape is attracting global leaders to play a central role in India’s digital transformation journey. The presence and support of several government & private sector leaders who have personally spearheaded several nationally appealing initiatives marks the inaugural DATE as India’s most impactful B2B tech expo that will grow YOY,” he said.

Notable Speakers and Participants

Among the notable names set to speak at the event are Abhishek Singh, MD & CEO of Digital India Corporation, Sanjeev Sanyal, Member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, Kamal Bali, President & Managing Director of Volvo Group in India, and Sanjiv Bajaj, Joint Chairman and Managing Director of Bajaj Capital.

Collaboration with Leading Organizations

DATE is organized by Trescon in collaboration with partners like Cyberverse Foundation, Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Software Technology Park of India (STPI), Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), and other government and non-government organizations.

Global Recognition and Opportunities

Initiatives such as the regional finale of the prestigious FinTech World Cup and Startup World Cup are integral parts of DATE. Winners stand a chance to secure substantial funding and coveted global spots, further contributing to India's prominence in the global tech landscape.

Shaping a New Chapter in India's Digital Transformation Journey

As DATE unfolds, it invites participants to join in shaping a new chapter in India's digital transformation journey. For further details and participation, interested individuals can visit the official website:

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