Mumbai 15, 2017: With the Digital India which is a flagship programme of the Government of India, country is fast moving towards digitalization connecting rural areas as well. The vision of Digital India programme is inclusive growth in areas of electronic services, products, manufacturing and job opportunities, etc. Many Indian companies are innovating different ideas to support the initiative and help India grow and expand.

Likewise, C-DOT has presented a unique innovation “C-DOT Public Data Office (PDO)” at the Aegis Graham Bell Award Jury Round under the “Digital India Initiative” category. C-DOT has designed the Public Data Office (PDO) on similar lines of PCOs to offer data services on Wi-Fi to the end users. These PDO’s are envisioned to be operated by small kirana shop owners, pan walas, sabji walas, chai walas etc. and generate an additional income for them.

“We are thankful to Aegis for their opportunity to present C-DOT Public Data Officer which is envisioned to bring Data Revolution in our country” – Mr Sandeep Agarwal, Team Leader, C-DOT

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C-DOT, India’s premier telecommunications R&D center, has been a pioneer and a trailblazer. C-DOT is committed to providing wide ranging, state-of-the-art and cost-effective indigenous total telecom solutions.

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The Aegis Graham Bell Award is the largest innovation award for the ICT domain in India. The Aegis School of Business, Data Science, Cyber Security and Telecommunication has established the Aegis Graham Bell Award as a tribute to the father of the telephony, Alexander Graham Bell. This Award is intended to promote innovation, entrepreneurship in the field of Telecom, Social, Mobility, Analytics, Cloud, and Security to provide recognition for outstanding contributions by the innovators. The Award is organized with support of the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), and Telecom Centres of Excellence (TCOE), Convergence India and Deloitte as a knowledge partner.

The 8th Award ceremony will take place on 23th February 2018 at New Delhi. For further information, please visit:

For more information, please contact:

Shweta Chavan | Corporate Communication | Aegis Graham Bell Awards | 8433969263 | [email protected]

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