PM Modi to address 4th edition of India Mobile Congress


Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the inaugural address at the virtual India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2020 on Tuesday. IMC 2020 Virtual event, that is going to accentuate the importance of the Telecom Sector.

The 4th edition of the three-day telecom industry event will be held online for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic . The event is being organised by the Department of Telecommunications, Government of India, and the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI). It will be held from December 8-10, 2020.

Lt Gen SP Kochhar , Director General, COAI, confirmed the programme schedule. According to Kochhar, Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani, Bharti Group founder and Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal besides Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of State for Communications and IT Sanjay Dhotre will be present during the inaugural session.

The theme for this year IMC 2020 is “Inclusive Innovation – Smart, Secure, Sustainable” and it aims to align to the prime minister’s vision to promote ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’, ‘digital inclusivity’, and ‘sustainable development, entrepreneurship and innovation’. Around 210 national and international speakers and over 150 exhibitors are expected to participate in the event.

Prime Minister Modi will give the inaugural address at the virtual India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2020 on December 8 at 10:45 AM. It also aims to drive foreign and local investments, encourage Research and Development in the telecom and emerging technology sectors, the PMO said.

IMC 2020 will see the participation from various ministries, telecom CEOs, global CEOs, and domain experts in 5G, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Data Analytics, Cloud and Edge computing, Blockchain, Cyber-security, Smart Cities and Automation.