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Nations turning to India for digital infra knowhow : Prasad

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Nations like and have approached for sharing of knowledge and expertise on digital infrastructure including digital identity and digital locker system, Parliament was informed today.

The government has been offering technology and training expertise to various developing and least developed countries under bilateral and multilateral capacity building programmes, Electronics and said in a written reply in Lok Sabha.

"Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Morocco, have approached for sharing of knowledge and knowhow of the digital infrastructures like digital identity and digital locker system," the added.

The government, over the last three years, has set up centres of excellence for software training, demonstrating India's prowess in IT and IT-enabled services in Tanzania, Papua New Guinea, Egypt, Morocco, Peru, and Costa Rica, among others.

networks in Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, in Bhutan, and suite for have been deployed, he noted.

"The government has also provided High Performance Computing facilities to a number of countries for education and training," Prasad said.

He added that IT professionals from 161 countries have also been trained in advanced Information and under the programmes of 'Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation' and 'Africa Forum Summit'.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 15:55 IST