Technology needs to be used as a tool by people to empower themselves and bring the government closer to them, according to experts who highlighted the need to realise its implications.
Yamini Aiyar, chief executive of Centre for Policy Research, said there are challenges of what technology can do and what it can be used to do.
She noted that technology can play a very crucial in both empowering people as well as disempowering them.
Aiyar was speaking at an interaction covering different dimensions of digital revolution.
Sunil Abraham, an Indian Open internet steward, and vice president of Leadership Programs at the Mozilla Foundation said people need to realise that just because technology is produced in a particular trajctory does not mean it is appropriate an need to know the implications.
Technology needs to be used as a tool by people to empower themselves and bring the government closer to them, the experts said.
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