17-Feb-2016: 'India is emerging as a leading player in terms of internet users and is expected to reach 700 million mark by 2025 in this regard', said Mr Tanveer Mohammad, Chief Operative Officer (COO), Telenor India. He was addressing the workshop on 'Digital Office-Prospects & Challenges (DOPC-2016)', organized by Women's Polytechnic, Aligarh Muslim University.
Mr Tanveer said that with the introduction of 4G services, the Indian telecom sector will witness fast growth in the coming years. He said that the Digital Office would facilitate an increase in the security and working abilities. Mr Tanveer suggested that, with the growing use of mobiles and internet, we should not ignore the importance of human values and the ethics as well.
Professor Mumtaz Ahmad Khan, Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Technology informed that Digital Office is another form of Digital India initiative by the Govt. of India, which is aimed at making available the Govt. services to the citizens through electronic means by online infrastructure and increasing internet connectivity. It may be taken as a work environment where the use of paper is eliminated or reduced by converting document into digital form.
Dr Salma Shaheen, Principal, Women's Polytechnic and the Convener of the workshop said that despite pressures to be more competitive and the large investments that have been made in technology to improve the ability to create, process, update and distribute data, we are still drowning in the sea of paper that is becoming more difficult to control. She further said that the workshop would provide an opportunity to research scholars, engineers, scientists and administrators to put forth their innovative ideas.
Professor Yusuf Uzzaman Khan, Department of Computer Engineering and Co-convener of the Workshop, while highlighting the objectives of the workshop, said that the workshop is aimed at informing the participants about the recent developments in the Digital world. He informed that as part of the commitment to use limited natural resources there is now a continuous effort towards digitalization to reduce paper usage.
Earlier Mr Tariq Ahmad, Assistant Professor, Women's College, AMU introduced the chief guest. The program was conducted by Dr Sheeb Manzoor while the organizing secretary of the Workshop Mr Misbahur Rehman proposed the vote of thanks.
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