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We want both highways and i-ways: Modi


New Delhi, Sep 25:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said the government wants both highways as well as information ways (i-ways) for a Digital India.

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi addressing at the Plenary Session of the Sixth BRICS Summit, at Ceara Events Centre, in Fortaleza, Brazil on July 15, 2014.“We want highways. We also want i-ways for a Digital India,” Modi said during his address at the launch of his pet “Make in India” campaign.

The campaign aims to put India prominently on the global manufacturing map and, in turn, facilitate the inflow of new technology and capital, while creating millions of jobs.

Modi in his Independence Day address to the nation Aug 15 envisaged a Rs.1 lakh crore ($16 billion) Digital India project to transform the country into a digitally empowered and connected knowledge economy.