Google launches "Solve for India" campaign
Google has unveiled the new “Solve for India” initiative primarily (मुख्य रूप से) for two-tier cities such as Pune, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kochi, Indore, Nagpur, Nashik, Kanpur, and Chennai. The program is directed towards entrepreneurs(उद्यमियों) and developers of the country. Google has stated, “The program will provide a platform for developers, entrepreneurs in tier II cities to hear from experts and learn about the latest Google Technologies and get access to direct monitoring and support from Google.” Entrepreneurs will now get the opportunity to learn directly from Google engineers who will share product usage insights, how to develop mobile first solutions with strong offline and language capabilities(क्षमताओं) and also assist (सहायता) them to build solutions in many sectors. The sectors include agri-tech, healthcare, transportation, education, sanitation, and more. These developers and entrepreneurs will also have access to the Google Launchpad programme which will support creation and acceleration(त्वरण) of early stage product ideas.
The Launchpad program comes with a 6-month mentorship program along with $50,000 worth of equity-fee investments. The company has also stated that it would provide over $20,000 of Google cloud credits as well.