Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders, Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani and Wipro chairman Azim Premji will be among 400 corporate honchos who will attend the launch of the government’s ambitious ‘Digital India’ initiative on July 1.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to launch the logo for the Rs 1.13 lakh crore project using a laser beam in front of an audience of about 10,000 people. “As many as 50 ambassadors and high commissioners will be in attendance for the launch as part of the total 1,500 VVIPS,” a senior official told ET.
A number of memoranda of understanding for investment proposals will also be signed on that day, the official said. Modi is expected to launch e-education, e-health and telemedicine services under the Digital India initiative.