On 13th July, 2020, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced $10 Billion Google for India digitization fund for accelerating India’s digital economy.
“Google unveils 4-step plan for 75,000 Cr INR digital fund for India” : Sundar Pichai. Here is the tweet about the investment google is going to make for India in digital field.
According to other sources:
Google will invest $10 billion in India over the next five to seven years with the aim of positioning in the digital ecosystem of the world’s fifth-largest economy that is emerging as a battleground for global internet giants.
“We’ll do this through a mix of equity investments, partnerships, and operational, infrastructure and ecosystem investments,” Pichai said. Pichai also had a talk with PM Narendra Modi on India’s digital innovations.
Technology has proven to be the lifeline of new innovations for a better cause. Thus the initiative by Google for India to invest in digitization fund is sure to fire around and create a new phase of Digital India. Our vision of making digital India will prove to be a masterstroke for a big invention in near future.