Google tied up with ASI for virtual tour of monuments.Google has associated with Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) for 360 degree virtual tour of 280-odd monuments across the country. We have a tie-up with ASI for 360 degrees virtual tour of 280 monuments across the country of which 30 are in West Bengal was stated bySanket Gupta, programme manager of Google Maps. ASI had given the permission to Google forcreating the virtual tour, which would be available in the maps.Google has launched an arrangement of products in India like offline view of maps, live traffic alerts and inclusion of unknown places on the maps by local guides.
iv. Asked about Google Street View, Mr. Gupta reported that authorities at the central and state levels were denying permission.In India Itis trying to work with the state and central levels for allowing Street View
v. Some of the major monuments are Taj Mahal, Victoria Memorial and the ruins of Hampi, he said, adding eight were from Kolkata.one billion people across the globe were using Google maps and India was among the top five.