Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Sundar Pichai Visits India

Sundar Pichai : After taking over the helm of growing Internet search giant Google as its CEO, Sundar Pichai is in India for his maiden visit.

In the course of his 2-day visit, Pichai will also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Mr. Pranab Mukherjee, with whom a state dinner has also been scheduled for tomorrow. He will also address students at Shri Ram College of Commerce tomorrow.

Pichai on Wednesday delivered the keynote address at a Google for India event, outlining the company's plans for Asia.

Herer are five takeaways from his address.

1. 100 railway stations to have wi-fi by Dec 2016 in partnership with Railtel.

2. Mumbai Central to go live by January.

3. Google will build new campus, ramp up engineering presence in Hyderabad to make products for India

4. Google will up hiring in Bengaluru.

5. Google will help women from three lakh villages all over India to get online in three years.