The Narendra Modi led government has registered significant progress in its goal to use technology for social change.
Data doesn't lie. As the time for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's report card to be unveiled draws closer, he can take great pride in the strides his government has made in leveraging technology to improve the quality of life of Indians.
Here are a few random numbers: There were about 220 million smart phone users in India when he assumed office in 2014; that figure than doubled to 460 million by March last year. Then, India's Internet user base has also more than doubled to 560 million from 240 million over this period. And every Indian now has a digital identity in the form of an Aadhaar number, up from about 50 per cent coverage four years ago.