- Digital Economy Promotion Agency works to drive the digital economy growth under the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society of Thailand
- The partners will co-develop new digital solutions & use cases while also executing IoT, AI, Analytics, Blockchain,5G, and Metaverse
projects for enterprises
World digital transformation leader, Tech Mahindra recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Thailand Govt agency Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa) to accelerate digital transformation in the South-East Asian nation. Under this alliance, both organizations will work towards developing innovative digital solutions and executing commercially viable projects and use cases for enterprises in areas of IoT, AI, 5G, Analytics, Blockchain, and Metaverse for various industries including Smart Cities, Telecom, among others. The current partnership is in agreement with Tech Mahindra’s NXT.NOW™ framework, which aims to enhance the ‘Human Centric Experience.’
Rajesh Chandiramani, Business Head, Communications-Media-Entertainment for EMEA and APJI Markets, Tech Mahindra, commented, “We started our Thailand operations in 2004, and today it has become one of the most strategic and growth markets for us. Our partnership with depa will unlock immense potential for us to build, develop, and market innovative solutions for our customers in Thailand and support them in their digital transformation journey. This partnership is a major step forward in strengthening the industrial competitiveness between Thailand and India. We will also work towards diversifying the talent pool in the region through various skilling and upskilling initiatives on multiple technologies like NFT, Blockchain, Metaverse, AI, Analytics, IoT, 5G, Machine Learning, Quantum Computing, and Cloud.”
Dr Passakon Prathombutr, Senior Executive VP of Digital Economy Promotion Agency, stated, “Thailand aims to become ASEAN’s digital hub, for which a digital workforce is vital. This partnership with Tech Mahindra will empower our talent development in key fields such as AI, Blockchain, and the Metaverse. Depa is building Thailand Digital Valley (TDV), a state-of-the-art digital innovation ecosystem in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC). TDV will become the digital and innovation hub for the entire region. Hence, this collaboration is strategic to the digital economy and society.”
2017-born Digital Economy Promotion Agency is a public organization under the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society of Thailand. It was established under the Digital Development for Economy and Society Act to drive the digital economy growth in the Thailand 4.0 era. Depa is building a viable digital ecosystem, including Thailand Digital Valley (TDV).
With a presence in over 90 countries, a $6 bn organization Tech Mahindra is a part of the 1945-found Mahindra Group and focuses on leveraging next-gen tech including 5G, blockchain, quantum computing, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, etc to enable end-to-end digital transformation for global customers. It claims to be the only Indian company in the world to receive the HRH The Prince of Wales’ Terra Carta Seal for its commitment to creating a sustainable future.