Partnership with people, firms vital to spur tech access: Iswaran

Govt must stay nimble to respond to changing needs of different groups in journey to be digitally inclusive

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About 8,100 of Singapore's stallholders have gone digital by adopting e-payment systems as of last month under the Hawkers Go Digital scheme.

This is almost half of the one-year target that the Government set for itself in June, and shows that Singapore is making progress in its journey to be digitally inclusive, said Communications and Information Minister S. Iswaran.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 07, 2020, with the headline Partnership with people, firms vital to spur tech access: Iswaran. Subscribe