IT corporate giant Google India is working with the Department of Information Technology and other State Governments to initiate several campaigns to help realise Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision towards a Digital India.
The plan includes a mobile app for the PMO. Google and Government are collaborating to launch a nationwide contest to develop a mobile app for the PM’s Office.
The government, with the help of Google, is aiming to make the most use of mobile technology.
The plan also takes the task as Helping Women get Online, getting Indian SMEs Online and showcasing India’s rich heritage and culture online will further promote the digital empowerment of citizens.
A school curriculum is also on the line to be designed by the Google to encourage digital literacy and Internet safety.
“The Digital India Program has been launched with the vision of transforming India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. It can truly transform India and bring it on par with other developed countries. I’m happy Google is coming forward to roll out initiatives that will contribute to the Digital India vision. I’m sure others will come forward and join this moment,” said R.S.Sharma, Secretary of the Department of Information Technology.