Gandhinagar, Dec. 8 -- The digital economy has the potential to contribute 20 per cent to Indias GDP by 2026, said Rajeev Chandrashekhar, Union MoS Electronics and Information Technology, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.

Currently, Indias digital economy is at 11 per cent of the GDP and will surge to 20 per cent by 2026, he said.

Speaking at the inaugural function of 'Startup Conclave 2023', held in Gandhinagar, he highlighted the growth of digital economy from 4.5 per cent of the GDP to 11 per cent.

The digital economy is outpacing overall GDP growth, growing at two and a half times faster than the overall GDP growth. By 2026, it is anticipated to constitute 20 per cent or one-fifth of Indias GDP.

The minister emphasised tha...