Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and thanked him for the government’s focus on digitisation, adding that his company aims to help India realise its Digital India vision. A day before, Nadella also met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and discussed several issues including governance and security in the digital domain.
The tech giant’s CEO tweeted: “Thank you @narendramodi for an insightful meeting. It’s inspiring to see the government’s deep focus on sustainable and inclusive economic growth led by digital transformation and we’re looking forward to helping India realize the Digital India vision and be a light for the world.”
Satya Nadella also met with Union Minister of State for IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar. The minister urged him to invest in India’s expanding innovation and startup ecosystem. The minister tweeted that they talked about a range of subjects including, the future of technology, Digital India campaign, INDIAai initiative and gaming.
While addressing the Microsoft Future Ready Leadership Summit in Mumbai and sharing his vision for tech-enabled India, the Microsoft Chief said, “Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more, and ultimately, we have to measure our success by achieving that mission.”
He also lauded the way in which India is building public infrastructure. Satya Nadella is currently on a four-day visit to India which includes a trip to Bengaluru and Mumbai. As part of his visit, he is meeting key customers, leaders, startups, developers, educators and students.
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