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7) Discuss the objectives of National Digital Communications Policy 2018. What are the associated concerns? How can India overcome these concerns. (250 words)

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7) Discuss the objectives of National Digital Communications Policy 2018. What are the associated concerns? How can India overcome these concerns. (250 words)

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Why this question:

World has entered into an era of modern technological advancements in technology sector such as, Internet of things (loT), Machine to machine (M2M) communication ,Artificial intelligence, Big Data etc. a need was felt to introduce customer focused and application driven policy for Indian telecom sector. The policy’s aims to serve as the main pillar of Digital India by addressing emerging opportunities for expanding not only availability of telecom services, but also telecom based services.

Key demand of the question:

The answer must discuss in detail the objectives of National Digital Communications Policy 2018. The associated issues, challenges and solutions to move forward.

Directive word:

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Begin with the importance of the new telecom policy, how it aims to cater the modern needs of the digital communications sector of India.

Body:

The answer should mainly focus upon:

  • listing out the detailed objectives of the policy – Broadband for all;

Creating four million additional jobs in the Digital Communications sector; Enhancing the contribution of the Digital Communications sector to 8% of India’s GDP ,Propelling India to the Top 50 Nations in the ICT Development Index of ITU; Enhancing India’s contribution to Global Value Chains; and Ensuring Digital Sovereignty.

  • Vision and mission
  • Discuss the challenges, issues and concerns associated.

Conclusion:

Conclude with how the policy will facilitate the unleashing of the creative energies of citizens, enterprises and institutions in India and play an important role in fulfilling the aspirations of all Indians for a better quality of life.