India, Nov. 5 -- Technology is a great benefactor. Its ability to allow access to multifarious forms of information makes it a unique medium of empowerment. It opens up limitless options for the future. Its capacity to generate data (the new oil) has already changed the way we communicate. The nature of warfare in the future will change. Through technology, we can transform the way we provide health care and education. In times to come, the young may be connected to global classrooms, transcending physical barriers. Phenomena at present beyond reach may be easily accessible to future generations. The nature of providing community services will also be transformed. We need to embrace technology for national and global good.

Yet, technolog...