Google CEO Sundar Pichai has announced a $ 10 billion digitization fund for India’s digital economy.
Pichai’s announcement came after his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, where he discussed issues such as leveraging the power of technology to transform the lives of
“Today at #GoogleForIndia we announced a new $ 10B digitization fund to help accelerate India’s digital economy.
Today at #GoogleForIndia we announced a new $10B digitization fund to help accelerate India’s digital economy. We’re proud to support PM @narendramodi’s vision for Digital India – many thanks to Minister @rsprasad & Minister @DrRPNishank for joining us. https://t.co/H0EUFYSD1q
— Sundar Pichai (@sundarpichai) July 13, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also wrote on Twitter, “This morning, I had a very fruitful conversation with Sundar Pichai.
We spoke on many topics, especially about the power of technology to change the lives of India’s farmers, youth and entrepreneurs. Benefitted.”
This morning, had an extremely fruitful interaction with @sundarpichai. We spoke on a wide range of subjects, particularly leveraging the power of technology to transform the lives of India’s farmers, youngsters and entrepreneurs. pic.twitter.com/IS9W24zZxs
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 13, 2020
“One of the challenges of the moment is that we can’t meet the people we love, or the places we call home.
During this time, the ability to be online is a life for many of us.
The line has been: whether you are trying to do a small business … a parent looking for updates on keeping your family healthy … or a student looking
Being helpful in these moments is at the core of Google’s mission to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful, “said Sundar Pichai, Madurai-born Google CEO.
As I grew up, technology provided a window to the world outside of my own.
It also brought us closer as a family.
Every evening we went to Doordarshan’s” Saare Jahan Se Achcha ‘was ready for television.