SME Times News Bureau | 25 Jul, 2019
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that it
was imperative for countries to join hands and form international alliances to
protect and share Data in the present era.
Observing that cyber security and data protection
have assumed huge importance, the Vice President said “there is an urgent need
to develop a multilateral data-sharing framework that is based on the principles
of adequacy and reciprocity”.
Releasing the book titled ‘New-Age Technology and
Industrial Revolution 4.0’ written by Rajya Sabha Member, Dr. Narendra Jadhav
at Upa Rashtrapati Bhawan, the Vice President said that in order to make the
potential benefits from technological advancements more inclusive across
countries, it was imperative to close the digital divide among the
Naidu stressed the need for using advanced
technologies to address and overcome challenges in various sectors such as
infrastructure, energy, water, waste management, transportation, real estate
and urban planning.
He also opined that the emerging technology could
be deployed to augment on-going global efforts at containing the fallout from
global warming and climate change.
The Vice President also stressed the need to
guard against unsubstantiated, unverified fake information and fake news.
He wanted re-skilling of professionals in the
wake of concerns over job displacement or joblessness due to deployment of
The Chairman, Konark Publishers, Shri K.P.R.
Nair, Vasundhara Jadhav and other eminent persons were present on the occasion.