Pace of digitisation in the country will accelerate going forward says Alphons

Vastavam web: Minister of State for IT and Electronics Alphons Kannanthanam today said the pace of digitisation in the country will accelerate going forward, but challenges like data security will have to be dealt with.”Digitisation will accelerate in a big way. Digitisation is all about citizen empowerment,” Alphons told reporters after taking charge of IT Ministry.Alphons, a bureaucrat-turned-politician who is also the new Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism further said the country is moving towards digital and electronic transactions.
When asked about the challenges that digitisation will throw up, Alphons said given the surge in data availability, “security is a huge challenge”.Digital India – the flagship program of IT Ministry is aimed at transforming India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.