Google to invest $10 billion in India over next 5-7 years
Google will invest $10 billion in India over the next 5-7 years through a new initiative called 'Google for India'.
The investment will focus on four key areas: enabling affordable access to the internet, building new products and services relevant to India's
Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced the investment during a virtual event with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The investment will also include equity investments, partnerships, and operational infrastructure.
Google aims to help India become a global leader in the digital economy.
The investment comes at a time when India is becoming an increasingly important market for tech companies.
Google has already made significant investments in India, including the launch of Google Pay and the Google Station program.
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for digital solutions in India, making the investment even more timely.
Google's investment is expected to create jobs and boost economic growth in India.
The investment is part of Google's broader efforts to expand its presence in emerging markets around the world.
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