Google To Help Reach Out To 1 Million Entrepreneur Women In Rural India

  • On Monday Google announced a grant of $ 500,000 to Nasscom Foundation that will reach out to 1 lakh entrepreneur women in rural India. Those women who work as Agri-workers and are based in Bihar, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. The foundation will launch a web portal and grant $500 K for digital literacy training.

  • Google announced on the occasion of Women's day at the virtual Google conference.

  • According to the report, the web portal will be accessible in two languages ( English & Hindi) and this portal will help rural women to become entrepreneurs digitally.

  • Whereas, 'Internet Saathi' is a Google programme for digital literacy that has helped 2,000 women in rural India in pandemic to become entrepreneurs.

  • Google & Alphabet CEO SundarPichai said " 'Internet Saathi' initiative has become successful to help 1 million women to become entrepreneurs especially in rural and suburban India".

  • Pichai has announced " Global under this program $ 25 million will be offered to NGOs & Social reformers in India that support girl education. Google will also enable the searches in English for 'Women - led restaurants & stores'. This will enhance the online presence of entrepreneur women also the company will invest $ 15 million to support small scale business to boost up digital India".


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