'Digital India' campaign, an initiative by Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally has 4 brand ambassadors, who will be spreading awareness regarding the campaign.
The campaign launched on July 1, 2015 by Prime Minister Modi. It is a novel programme by the Indian government to ensure that government services are made available to citizens electronically by improving online infrastructure and by increasing internet connectivity.
The names of the selected 4 were released recently, which included the self-proclaimed ethical hacker, Ankit Fadia, All India IIT-JEE topper, Satwat Jagwani, All India IIT-JEE-Advanced Girl Topper - Krati Tiwari and Pranav Mistry - Computer Scientist at Samsung USA.
As per the reports, Satwat Jagwani is a 17 year old, who hails from Satna district of Madhya Pradesh and has topped the IIT-JEE advanced 2015 exams this year with 496 marks out of 504. His parents are in the medical profession and he has studied at the Bansal classes in Kota for his IIT-JEE preparation.
Kruti Tiwari, native of Indore has attained 47th rank in JEE Advanced 2015 and was personally picked up by the president.
Pranav Mistry, 34 year old computer scientist and inventor. Presently, he is the Global Vice President of Research at Samsung and the head of Think Tank Team is best known for his work on SixthSense.
The government released a press release declaring the appointment of 4 Digital India Brand Ambassadors is as follows:
- Shri Satwat Jagwani, All India IIT-JEE - Advanced Topper -2015 (Student)
- Ms. Krati Tiwari, All India IIT-JEE - Advanced Girl Topper -2015 (Student)
- Mr Ankit Fadia, Author & Ethical Hacker
- Shri Pranav Mistry, Samsung USA (Computer Scientist/ Author of 6th Sense)