Prime Minister Narendra Modi a hit with Global CEOs

|September 27, 2015 0

MUMBAI, INDIA: Top CEOs of technology companies based out of the US have endorsed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India initiative.

Voicing their support toward the initiative interactions with PM Modi in San Jose, they echoed that the vision was an important step toward bringing India technologically at par with the rest of the world. It must be recalled that the PM is meeting global tech CEOs during his three-day visit to the US.

Here’s what the CEOs said:



Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft: Digital India will bring about solutions for the challenge of digital divide.

Let’s empower people from Nanyuki to Srikakulam through digital technology. For instance, Skype encourages interaction between students and schools to exchange ideas.

Next week, the company will soon announce cloud services from the India data centers.

Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google: India is the fastest growing start-ups in the world.

Google will work with the Indian government to provide free Wi-Fi services.

Shantanu Narayan, CEO, Adobe:  The Digital India initiative would transform India into a digitally empowered knowledge economy.

The Prime Minister’s vision of Digital India is exciting, and has the potential to uplift the while society.

John Chambers, Chairman, Cisco Systems and next Chairman of US India Business Council (USIBC): Digital India has the potential to bring about great changes in India.

The US and India would be very strong together under your leadership, Chambers said. One has to compete against one’s ability to innovate, and not against other companies or countries.

If you can change India, you will change the world; Internet is the second equalizer in life after education.

Paul Jacobs, Executive Chairman, Qualcomm: Mobile technology is changing everybody’s life, and India is poised to be leader in digital technology.

Jacobs announced $150 million funds to fuel innovation in Indian start-ups, and also announced Design India initiative and labs, to encourage Make in India initiative.

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