Mumbai, 26 January, 2019: The 9th edition of the prestigious Aegis Graham Bell Awards (AGBA) 2019 will be held on February 1, 2019 at Entertainment Society of Goa, Panaji. The award which is an initiative of Aegis School of Business, Data Science, Cyber Security & Telecommunication is aimed at recognising and promoting innovations in the ICT domain.
Rohan Khaunte Minister for Revenue, IT, Labour and Employment of Goa, Shri. Ameya Abhyankar Secretary for Information and Technology, Goa along with delegates of Information & Communication Technology (ICT) large, mid-size and startups will grace the occasion. Government of Goa is hosting this event along Aegis School of Business, Data Science, Cyber Security and Telecommunication.
“India is the third largest start up ecosystem and Goa has a vision to be Asia’s top start up destination by 2025 and a new start up policy for the same has been approved. The mission behind this policy is to make the students of Goa self-sufficient and that Goa becomes a state of job givers instead of job seekers. This association with Aegis Graham Bell Awards will be a great encouragement for all young minds to think out of the box and innovate,” said Shri Rohan Khaunte, Minister of Revenue, IT, Labour and Employment, Government of Goa.
“Goa state has always been a tourist destination, but now we are on a mission to transform the state by leavening technology with tourism so that Goa emerges as the foremost knowledge based digital economy among all the states of India. There are lot of policies and incentives in place to support the mission. By hosting the 9th edition of Aegis Graham Bell Awards, one of the largest initiative to applaud the innovators, we are very affirmative that our young innovators will reap the benefits of the same,” said Shri Ameya Abhyankar, Secretary, Government of Goa.
Commenting on the awards, Mr. Bhupesh Daheria, CEO, Aegis School of Business, Data Science, Cyber Security & Telecom, Founder, Aegis Graham Bell Awards said, “The heat and excitement is intensifying as the event is getting closer. We have seen remarkable innovations by the participants during the Jury rounds, which show the immense potential of Indian IT sector. I congratulate every participant and wish them all the luck, also would like to say that everyone is a winner for us, special thanks to the Government of Goa for the association”
The award is powered by mUni Campus. It is organised with the support of Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), and Telecom Centres of Excellence (TCOE) India, a public-private partnership initiative of DoT and KPMG as knowledge partner.