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Will CEOs’ endorsement of ‘Digital India’ help bring business?

Satya Nadella of Microsoft and Sundar Pichai of Google later led a panel at the dinner, along with Adobe Systems Inc CEO Shantanu Narayen, to discuss the economy and Modi’s “Digital India” initiative, which aims to connect thousands more Indian villages to the internet and create more tech jobs.

india Updated: Sep 27, 2015 11:29 IST

Hindustan Times
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Silicon Valley CEOs.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Silicon Valley CEOs.(Twitter)
         

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Indian-born CEOs Satya Nadella and Sundar Pichai of Microsoft Corp and Google Inc, respectively, before a dinner with 350 business leaders on Saturday evening (Sunday morning, India time).

Modi also met CEOs of Adobe, Cisco and Qualcomm among other technology leaders in a group.

Nadella and Pichai later led a panel at the dinner, along with Adobe Systems Inc CEO Shantanu Narayen, to discuss the economy and Modi’s “Digital India” initiative, which aims to connect thousands more Indian villages to the internet and create more tech jobs.

First Published: Sep 27, 2015 11:28 IST