IIT Delhi Celebrates World Telecommunication Day

BSTTM, IIT Delhi, was involved in the project to develop India’s first indigenous 5G test bed

The Bharti School Of Telecommunication Technology and Management (BSTTM) at IIT Delhi celebrated the World Telecommunication Day on Wednesday, 17th May.

On this occasion, Amitabh Kant, India’s G20 Sherpa and former CEO of NITI Aayog, delivered the Annual Bharti Lecture titled 'India’s G20 Presidency: Building Consensus in a Fractured World- Frontier for Digital Cooperation'.

Rakesh Bharti Mittal, Vice Chairman, Bharti Enterprises and Prof Rangan Banerjee, Director, IIT Delhi, were also present on this occasion.

Kant informed the audience that it was India that created India Stack, a Digital public infrastructure on Open Source software for a set of Open APIs aiming to unlock the economic primitives of identity, data and payments at population scale. This initiative ensured India’s continued growth and offered opportunities to accelerate Inclusiveness, Resilience, Sustainable ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Growth and have a new Green Development pact. As the India Stack is open and scalable, it can be applied by other countries to accelerate their digital transformation. 

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