Fourth Industrial Revolution

The 4 industries to empower South Asia, according to the World Bank

Women wait to receive a dose of COVISHIELD vaccine, a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine manufactured by Serum Institute of India, outside a vaccination centre in Kolkata, India, August 31, 2021. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri - RC25GP99DAFC

South Asian countries need better access to the technologies currently spreading across the world. Image: REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Sajitha Bashir
Advisor, Office of the Global Director, Education, World Bank
Lynne Sherburne-Benz
Regional Director, Human Development, South Asia, World Bank
Klaus Tilmes
Director, World Bank
Naoto Kanehira
Senior Strategy and Operations Officer, Office of the WBG Human Resources Vice President
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charts showing mobile phone and desktop/laptop ownership, and internet awareness and usage in selected South Asian countries
Mobile phone and desktop/laptop ownership, and internet awareness and usage in selected South Asian countries. Image: World Bank


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