Modi Visits Google Campus, Shown Key Projects
Prime Minister Narendra Modi got a look at some of the latest projects and researches being done at Google during his visit to the search giant’s headquarters.
PM Modi asked Khagaul to be pinpointed on Google Earth when he was given a glimpse of the tool. Khagaul near Patna is where the great ancient astronomer Aryabhatta had an observatory.
“Projects for progress,” external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said of the various projects which were shown to Modi by Google CEO Sunder Pichai.
Pichai explained navigational, safety and other uses of Street View and Google Earth to Prime Minister Modi.
“It is a visit to Google Guru,” Modi said as he reached its campus from nearby Facebook headquarters.
Modi was given a tour of four critical projects and their value for the ‘Digital India’ campaign.
Another project that was shown to Modi was Project Iris, smart lens that measure glucose levels.