Google Signs MoU to Digitalise Telangana

IAS Prelims 2023

Google India and Telangana government have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for supporting the digitisation efforts in the state.

Google India will provide Google Cloud credits and access to all cloud platform products to eligible startups engaged with Telangana government’s T—Hub initiative and through its Developer Relations team provide technical mentorship and advisory support to various startups.

Other initiatives as a part of the agreement include, making all government websites mobile friendly and introduce programmes to help local small and medium businesses go online and stay safe online.

Google India will introduce Android Fundamentals courses for students pursuing engineering and MCA to skill them on mobile app development.

As part of the MoU, Google India and the Telangana government will also work on promoting digital literacy among rural women through programme ‘Internet Saathi’.