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    Inauguration of “Rise of Digital India” Exhibition on February 6

    February 04, 2016

    High Commission of India in Sri Lanka announced the inauguration of “Rise of Digital India” Exhibition on February 6, 2016, at 10:30 AM, as the next event under ‘Sangam: Festival of India in Sri Lanka 2015-2016’. The Exhibition would be inaugurated by Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Hon’ble Minister of External Affairs of India. It is being held at the Restaurant Area, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), from February 6-20, 2016.


    The Exhibition showcases the phenomenal rise of the computing sector and digital technologies in India impacting positively on the everyday lives of normal people in areas such as agriculture, power generation, weather forecasting, e-commerce, atomic energy, space, communication, e-governance etc.


    The Exhibition has 70 exhibits on themes such as ‘India: A culture of information’, ‘First Steps into modernity’’, ‘Maturing of an information civilization’, ‘Impact on society’ and ‘IT and Space Science partners in development’. Visuals and graphics, film clippings, artefacts/replica and interactive multimedia lend a real life authenticity to the exhibits.

    The Exhibition has been developed by the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) of India and has been showcased in various cities abroad.

    Last modified on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 22:32

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