India's ascendency in the new technological geopolitical world order will be underpinned by the collaboration between academia, the government and the private sector.
Researchers and engineers are pushing the frontiers of computing into the quantum realm. As advanced and emerging global powers make a concerted push to develop their quantum computing capabilities, the Modi government earmarked $1.1 billion spread over five years to support the National Mission on Quantum Technologies & Applications (NM-QTA).
India needs a data security law more than ever before
Falling behind in this new-age technology race is not an option. India must embrace the opportunities that arise and counter the security challenges that emerge in this area. With cybersecurity, AI, banking technology and healthcare as major spheres of application, it becomes imperative to develop the necessary knowledge base, technical expertise and infrastructure for staying ahead of the curve.