Google Plans to Invest 10 Billion Dollars in India to Boost Digital Economy


Tech giant Google has announced its plan to invest Rs. 75,000 crore( $10 Billion) in India over 1 period of 5 to 7 years. Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced on Monday at "Google for India" virtual event. 

 Google's investment in India will be made through equity investments and tie-ups and marks its biggest commitment to market growth. 

CEO Sundar Pichai stated that this move is a reflection of Google's confidence in future of India and its digital economy. 

This investment of Google will focus on 4 key areas of India's digitization. 

  • Enabling affordable access to information to every Indian in their own language
  • Building new products and services to India's unique needs
  • Empowering business as they continue to embark in digital transformation
  • Leveraging technology and Artificial intelligence in areas like healthcare, agriculture and education.