Rajendra Pawar, Chairman, NIIT Technologies: He was also the Chairperson for the session and was the first speaker who initiated the discussion. Government was emerging as the single largest customer in most countries and most service providers were working towards leveraging this opportunity to make a difference. There was enormous scope for growth but the challenge being, that in this case, the government would define the rules and set the perspectives. The government now had two distinct roles to play – one of the policy maker and the other of a customer, Mr Pawar said. He then introduced the two eminent speakers for the session, Mr R Chandrasekhar, Secretary, Ministry of Communication & IT, Government of India and Mr John Suffolk, CIO of the UK Government. more