Top takeaways from Sundar Pichai’s India visit – Wi-Fi at railway stations soon,



Train 2 million Android developers

Google said that will also train 2 million Android developers for a period of 3 years across 30 universities in India and will work with the National Skill Development Corporation of India.

Google Maps Offline Local Guides

Google Maps now supports turn by turn navigation in India, even without an Internet connection. Google also said that it would help more businesses come online by getting them to list on Google Maps. Google says that India now ranks third in terms of local guides on Google Maps.

Project Loon

Sundar Pichai, during his visit met the Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to start the pilot testing of ‘Project Loon’ in India. The government has in-principle agreed to the project and state-run BSNL will help it take flight in India.