As only few hours are left before the mega multilateral event of 18th G20 Summit begins in New Delhi on September 9, the host country India has left no stone unturned to demonstrate the progress it has made in the realm of digital technology. From introducing UPI to national telemedicine service e-Sanjeevani, from AI-based language platform Bhashini to Aadhar- to showcase some of India's key digital public infrastructure projects, a thematic zone namely 'Digital India Experience Zone' has been set up at the venue of the G20 summit.
In a post on X late on Thursday night, G20 India shared glimpses of the 'RBI Innovation Hub Pavillion', 'Digital India Experience Zone' and other facilities set up for delegates at the Bharat Mandapam in a video. In a short video, G20 Chief Coordinator Harsh Vardhan Shringla also gives a sneak peek into the dedicated office spaces built for delegates of all G20 members nations and invited countries, besides a common spacious lounge area.
About the Digital India Experience Zone
In a bid to make the distinhuished guests and foreign delegates well acquainted with India's progress in the field of tecgnology, the Digital India Experience Zone has been set up at the Bharat Mandapam. Here, through immersive technology, the guests will also be able to experience the journey of Digital India initiatives.
'Digital India Experience Zone' to be a key attraction in the G20 Summit! Delegates and dignitaries will get to experience Digital India Journey Exhibit with the Digital India Experience Zone which showcases multiple DigitalIndia initiatives. Hall 4 and Hall 14, Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi," the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) posted on X on Thursday.
The zone, which the government said is a "key attraction" at the summit venue, has been set up in halls number 4 and 14.
The zone also showcases AI-based language platform Bhashini, steered by the MeitY under the Mission Digital India Bhashini (BHASHa INterface for India) -- the National Language Translation Mission (NLTM) -- and Aadhaar.
G20 delegates will be able to get the first-hand experience of the progress made by India in the digital public infrastructure domain, especially through the e-Sanjeevani kiosk.
The Digital India Experience Zone showcases India's digital public infrastructures and the use of cutting-edge technology by the country in its growth story, Shringla said in the video.
"This Digital India Experience Zone is a very special one, it will enable us to showcase India's cutting-edge technology to the world that will come from September 9-10," he said.
An interesting one showcased in the zone is e-Sanjeevani, a portal from which any delegate who may be "suffering any sickness or malady can come here, digitally consult a doctor, get immediate medication and an immediate prescription, and have the advantage of the best medical treatment digitally", he said.
According to the website of e-Sanjeevani, the national telemedicine service was launched in November 2019 in alignment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of Digital India where quality healthcare percolates right up to the remotest regions powered by e-healthcare.