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Covid-19 has accelerated digital adoption in daily life: FedEx data

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated digital adoption in daily life in Indian urban areas, according to data from a FedEx Express nationwide review delivered last year has uncovered. This fast digitalised change included an assorted range from medical care to assembling to logistics.

In October last year, the American logistics monster had emerged with its India-wide review on the ascent of digitalisation in India, called ‘The Future is Now.’ However, a few data points from that study were kept down.

As per this data, almost 70% of respondents confessed to having essentially adjusted their ways of life are fully expecting a technology-driven future. 52%, accepted that advanced technologies were either currently a piece of their lives or were unobtrusively turning into a piece of their lives.

Curiously, 85% said that assuming they were living in a city considered futuristic, they would likewise hope to profit from tech-empowered health services. More than 66%, or 68% of the respondents, considered tech-empowered logistics significant in an advanced world, with 34% asserting that it would frame the foundation of such an ecosystem. A huge piece, or 79% of respondents, reasoned that countries like India were focusing on technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and blockchain as a feature of their drive into a futuristic world, it said. The rollout of such innovation empowered arrangements was helping unmatched open doors and driving development across areas to make cities of tomorrow.

The data were collected from field research led through face-to-face and telephonic meetings with 4,210 respondents in 18 Tier-1 and Tier-2 urban communities. Out of these 18 urban areas, nine were Tier 1 urban communities, including Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, and Secunderabad. The other nine were Tier-2 urban areas, which included Coimbatore, Dehradun, Gurugram, Jaipur, Kochi, Lucknow, Surat, Udaipur, and Varanasi.

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