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Mukesh Ambani, Ravi Shankar Prasad among e-Residents of Estonia

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Industries Ltd (RIL) and are among who have enrolled for e-Residency programme initiated by Estonia, said Riho Kruuv, of to here on Wednesday.

Launched in 2014, Estonia's e-Residency programme saw enrollment of over 2,174 out of which 1,062 individuals applied in 2018.

The embassy said that around 286 new Estonian were created by in the process majorly from startups and other freelancers working on sectors such as web designing, software programming, content writing and others.

"Industries has set up a research centre for in which aims at understanding digital society of and the benefit it can offer to and Indians," Kruuv stated.

The also noted that Estonia is the world's first country to introduce an e-Residency programme that offers individual access to a government-issued digital ID, adding that it enables the opening of a global (EU) company fully online while working from



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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 20:02 IST