Innovation in ICT Technologies, Broadband, Smart Cities and Manufacturing for Sustainable Development Goals

CMAI/Global ICT Forum

**Coffee will be served before the workshop**

Session 310

11:00–13:00, Thursday, 15 June 2017 Room C1, ITU Tower Thematic Workshop

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Sustainable Development Goals conatins inter alia for Smart City, Broadband, Internet. ICT Technologies are providing central impetus for the same. The session will discuss innovation  in ICT Technologies, need and technology for connected to unconnected rural areas, ICT for citizen, empowerment, Indian experience of Digital India, Aadhar, low cost access device and wireless equipments. The workshop will recognize excellent technologies and comapnies in this field by giving CMAI ICT World Communication Accolades.


Prof. NK Goyal, President, CMAI Association of India


Hon'ble Shri Manoj Sinha, Minister of Communications (I/C)

Hon'ble Shri Rashid R Ismailov, Miniser of Telecom and Mass Communications, Russia

Mr. JS Deepak, India's WTO Ambassador

Mr. Malcolm Johnson, DSG, ITU

Mr. Chaesub Lee, Director, ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Bureau

Mr. A.K Gupta, CMD, TCIL

Mr. Virat Bhatia, Director India, AT&T

Mr. Vikram Tewatia, Deputy Director General, COAI

Mr. Rupinder Singh Ahluwalia, President, Datawind

Prof. NK Goyal, President, CMAI Association of India

Session's link to WSIS Action Lines

  • AL C1 logo C1. The role of public governance authorities and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
  • AL C2 logo C2. Information and communication infrastructure
  • AL C3 logo C3. Access to information and knowledge
  • AL C7 e-Gov logo C7. ICT Applications: E-government
  • AL C7 e-Bus logo C7. ICT Applications: E-business
  • AL C7 e-Lea logo C7. ICT Applications: E-learning
  • AL C10 logo C10. Ethical dimensions of the Information Society
  • AL C11 logo C11. International and regional cooperation

Session's link to Sustainable Development Process

  • Goal 1: No poverty logo Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • Goal 4: Quality education logo Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 5: Gender equality logo Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities logo Goal 11: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals logo Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development