Speaking at the Carnegie India Global Technology Summit, he said China has “Very rapidly assimilated nuclear reactors and high speed trains through policies that are designed to encourage sharing technology. To do that, we must develop the infrastructure and experience to absorb such technologies.”
Countries such as Morocco and Russia have shown interest in emulating the Aadhaar project to provide welfare schemes and other programmes, said R S Sharma, chairman, Telephone Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), here on Tuesday. The Aadhaar project, which aims to provide unique identification numbers to 1.3 billion citizens, has helped in creating technology leadership and could be an effective tool for diplomacy, he said. He said that a framework can be created to protect privacy in the digital world.