Medvedev approved the program “Digital economy”

Medvedev approved the program “Digital economy”

Moscow. July 31. INTERFAX.RU Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that approved the program “Digital economy”, designed to 2024.

“As a result, we must have a fully digital environment — it now develops, in recent years we have made a serious step forward. However, this movement is to accelerate, will eliminate the existing barriers for the successful development of digital infrastructure,” — said Medvedev at a meeting with Deputy Prime Ministers on Monday.

The programme aims to provide support through technology, he recalled. “This so-called “big data,” quantum computers, which are now a lot of talk, but so far no one has managed to create them, but it is obvious that sooner or later it will happen; new production techniques, artificial intelligence,” — said Medvedev.

In the future, according to him, the program will complement projects primarily in healthcare, public administration, the creation of “smart cities”. “Putting the economy in figure — matter of our global competitiveness and national security,” — said Medvedev.