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By Roopa Kudva
India is rapidly digitising. For many of us, our digital lives are as important as our physical lives. Digital infrastructure adds a new foundation that complements physical infrastructure in addressing India’s economic and social development needs — and it can do so faster, better, cheaper and at population scale. Today, with digital platforms, technology infrastructure can be shared by both government and private sector entities, which can leverage it to create new solutions and enhance citizens’ experience.
The National Digital Health Mission announced by the Prime Minister envisions an open digital ecosystem for healthcare. Telemedicine, e-pharmacy and hospital services can be delivered with an inter-operable tech platform using personal health records and health facilities information.
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