The ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY) and Google India have joined hands to launch a six-month programme featuring learning and mentorship activities. The initiative comes as part of the ongoing efforts by Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) to encourage the production of socially beneficial products. The tie up is aimed at mobilising engineering students for innovative solutions under the mentorship of Google officials.
Called the ‘‘Build for Digital India’, the deadline for the programme is October 31. “India has a good number of nascent firms that provide solutions for problems related to society at large,” said Siddhant Agarwal, programme coordinator, Google developer relations at the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) Summit organised by Kerala Startup Mission, at Kodakara near Thrissur. Around 4,000 delegates and 100 startups were present at the conclave.
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