The government’s IT spending in India is expected to reach $11.6 billion in 2023, an increase of 10.3 percent from 2022, according to a report released yesterday.
According to an IDC report, quoted by IANS, the government will continue to prioritize modernization initiatives and digital efforts for increased productivity, automation, and other software-driven transformation.
“For example, they are ensuring that public sector institutions in India build mobile-first experiences for their citizens, particularly those without smartphones,” the report said.
Locally, Unified Mobile Application for New-Age Governance (UMANG) applications provide all services through a single portal to improve the experience of government service delivery.
Furthermore, the Open Government Data Platform (OGDP) drives mobile governance in India, while the India Stack builds a unified platform to digitize the country’s population, IANS reported from New Delhi.
“Both are helping to provide an enhanced digital experience to Indian citizens,” according to the report.
Worldwide government IT spending is expected to reach $589.8 billion in 2023, a 7.6 percent increase from 2022.