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9th edition of e-Naga Summit held

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Dimapur, November 30: The 9th edition e-Naga Summit was held at the conference hall of the Directorate of Information & Technology and Communication, Kohima on November 30.
Speaking on the occasion as the special guest, Advisor to IT&C and Economics & Statistics, Sethrongkyu Sangtam said it in the fast-evolving landscape of the digital age, the link between governance and technology is more critical than ever and as a politician, he understands the profound impact that technologies can have on the lives of citizens, the growth of economy, and the overall well-being of society.
Sangtam urged that as ‘we embark on this expedition into the unexplored realms of emerging technologies let us embrace the spirit of pioneers and be fearless in the face of the unknown and relentless in our pursuit of knowledge, the opportunities before us are boundless, the digital frontier invites us to think beyond conventional boundaries and reimagining what is possible’.
‘As we engage in conversations, share insights, and envision the future together, he encouraged to not only see challenges but to recognize them as opportunities in disguise. In the digital frontier, obstacles are invitations to innovate, and setbacks are stepping stones to success,’ he added.
He also commended the Information Technology Department for fostering an environment where dialogue, collaboration, and knowledge-sharing thrive.
Director of IT&C Sabou Yashü in his keynote address said that the digital frontier is not just a metaphorical landscape; it is a tangible and dynamic realm where breakthrough in technology is redefining the way we live, work, and connects.
He mentioned that one of the defining features of the digital frontier is its inclusivity, also a frontier of ideas, daring ventures, bold endeavours, a call to explore, innovate and collaborate. Emerging technologies have the potential to bridge gaps, eliminate barriers, and create a more interconnected world from artificial intelligence to block chain, from virtual reality to quantum computing, these technologies are not just tools but enablers of progress, he added.
Yashü said that as we navigate the digital frontier, ethical considerations must also guide our journey, the responsible development and deployment of emerging technologies are imperative to ensure that the benefits are widespread and that no one is left behind. He urged that we must foster an environment that encourages innovation while safeguarding privacy, security, and the fundamental rights of an individual.
He shared that as a Technical Department, it is always our desire to bring entrepreneurs, start ups, innovators under one roof where we can sit together, listen to one another, share our ideas, augment one another, come to know each other, encourage one another and exchange our ideas for our better future.
(Page News Service)