The agreements were signed today, in the presence of Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Communications and Minister of State for Railways, Manoj Sinha and Chairman, Telecom Commission and Secretary, Department of Telecommunications, Aruna Sundararajan on the sidelines of the first edition of ITI’s two-day ‘ICT & IoT Startup Tech Expo’ in Bengaluru.
Speaking at the valedictory session of the Tech Expo, Sinha said – “With more than 20,000 startups, India has the second largest ecosystem for startups in the world. I am extremely happy to see ITI promoting startups in the ICT and defence sectors. Such events will provide an effective platform for startups to convert their innovative ideas into marketable products and services. The agreements signed today will also help ITI diversify its’ manufacturing capabilities in partnership with the startups, thereby supporting the sustainable turnaround of ITI.”