Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has outlined his 5 I vision to maximise digital technology for social benefit.
In his intervention at the G-20 summit on digital economy and artificial intelligence (AI) at Osaka on Friday, Modi put thrust on inclusiveness, indigenisation, innovation, investment and infrastructure and international cooperation.
During his meeting with BRICS leaders, Prime Minister Modi said fast changing technologies like digitalisation and climate change pose a challenge to the current as well as future generations.
Before the leaders of the G-20 Prime Minister emphatically put his point that development is worthwhile only when it reduces inequality and contributes in empowerment.
Prime Minister Modi also held a tri-lateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin and discussed issues like terrorism and climate change on the sidelines of the G-20 summit.
Modi said the trilateral meeting in Osaka is a useful medium of discussion and coordination on major global issues.
Earlier in the day Prime Minister met several world leaders including US President Donald Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Prime Minister chaired RIC (Russia, India and China) framework and participated in a meeting of BRICS countries. The leaders called for rule based multilateral trading system as embodied in the WTO to ensure transparent, non-discriminatory, open and inclusive international trade, amid growing protectionism.