Digital Transformation and Its Effects on Various Sectors: Indian Perspective

Digital Transformation and Its Effects on Various Sectors: Indian Perspective

Hima Bindu P. (Sri Krishnadevaraya University, India), John Samuel K. (Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute of Technology, India) and Bhaskar Reddy T. (Sri Krishnadevaraya University, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2367-4.ch001

Abstract

It is a known fact that technology drives the nation. Day by day more disruptive technologies emerge that enable a nation to strive for massive growth in its GDP. The digital India is a high priority programme from the Indian government in order to make India a digitally literate nation. This project mainly provides the services offered by the government to common public through electronic means. This is done by enhancing the operational setup of the existing services. The digitalization of many aspects in India make it a better contender to become a global leader by creating digital empowerment in technology with cumulative internet connectivity. The chapter identifies some of the core areas where the concept of digitalization enhances its operational processes. The changes reflected in each individual sector by adopting digital transformation are discussed in detail.
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Need For Digital Transformation

It is evident to all that India is one of the major economies in the world today. When compared with other major economies India is one or two steps backwards in using these digital means of business. Even though it started late at present the increase in adopting digital technologies is increasing at a rapid rate.

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Hyper digital growth in India (Arora, 2017)

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