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  News   Nation  13 Jul 2020  Google to invest Rs 75,000 crore in India: Sundar Pichai

Google to invest Rs 75,000 crore in India: Sundar Pichai

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Published Jul 13, 2020, 4:41 pm IST
Updated Jul 13, 2020, 4:41 pm IST
Sundar Pichai announced an investment of Rs 75,000 crore in India over the next 5-7 years through ''Google for India Digitisation Fund''.
Sundar Pichai
 Sundar Pichai

New Delhi: Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday announced an investment of Rs 75,000 crore in India over the next 5-7 years through ''Google for India Digitisation Fund''.

Addressing Google for India event, Pichai asserted that the latest move is a reflecion of the company's confidence in future of India and its digital economy.

Sundar Pichai tweetSundar Pichai tweet"Today, I am excited to announce Google for India digitisation fund. Through this effort, we will invest Rs 75,000 crore or USD 10 billion in India for next 5-7 years," Pichai said.

Investments will focus on four key areas of India's digitisation, he said.

Google CEO Sundar PichaiSundar PichaiThis includes, enabling affordable access and information to every Indian in their own language, building new products and services relevant to India's unique needs, empowering businesses as they continue to embark in digital transformation and leveraging technology and Artificial Intelligence for social good in areas like healthcare, education and agriculture.

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