Data initiativges will fuel growth: DST Advisor

THE HANS INDIA |   Jun 12,2016 , 06:06 PM IST Visakhapatnam:  The rise of multimedia, social media and the Internet of Things will fuel exponential growth in data for the foreseeable future. The Department of Science and Technology initiated a special programme Big Data Initiatives, said DST Advisor K R Murali Mohan here on Saturday. He was the  chief  guest at a three-day national level workshop on “Data Science and Big Data Analytics” organised by GITAM Institute of Technology. Dr K R Murali Mohan, who is also heading DST-Big Data Initiative Division, observed that data scientists are highest paid professionals in the US and 70 per cent of start-ups are based on big data and data analytics. He also informed that after forecasting the opportunities in this specialisation, China…


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