Washington (US): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday revealed that the 5G technology in India is completely indigenous. It is not imported from somewhere else, It is Country’s own product.
She also stressed on the point that India can now provide 5G technology to other countries whoever wants it.
Finance Minister Sitharaman on Thursday participated in the John Hopkins University event in Washington. She said, “The story is yet to reach the public. The 5G which we have launched in our country is completely indigenous, standalone. There could be some critical parts coming from countries like Korea, but certainly not from somebody else…,” She said India can now provide 5G technology to other countries. “Our 5G is not imported from somewhere else and it’s our own product. The spread of this is very rapid.”
Sitharaman added the private companies that have made 5G product have said by 2024 end most of the country will avail this technology. “On 5G we can be immensely proud of India’s achievement.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched 5G services on October 1 which is beginning of high-tech era.
Indian business tycoons expressed their views on this historic day of launch. The three major telecom operators of the country demonstrated one use case each in front of the Prime Minister to show the potential of 5G technology in India.
The Prime Minister addressed the gathering and said that the Summit might be global but its repercussions and directions are local.
“Today, 130 crore Indians are getting a wonderful gift in the form of 5G from the country and from the telecom industry of the country. 5G is a knock on the doors of a new era in the country. “5G is the beginning of an infinite sky of opportunities. I congratulate every Indian for this”, he added.
He noted with satisfaction that in this launch of 5G and the march of technology, rural areas and workers are equal partners.