- CEO Mark Zuckerberg lauded India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi
- The decision made here was discussed all over the world
- Digital India Vision provides opportunities for industries to partner with the government
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of social networking site Facebook, has praised India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Zuckerberg, along with Reliance Industries Chairman and MD Mukesh Ambani at the Facebook Fuel for India 2020 event, said that India is a special and important country for him. The importance of India for the company can be understood from the fact that we use many of our new features in India first and then launch them in the world.
Zuckerberg said India has a lot of talented people. I know a lot of Indians who are talented at the company and headquartered in India and California. Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he said that his Digital India Vision has given the industry an opportunity to partner with the government. Much work is being done to make every citizen of India digital and financially capable. The decision made here was discussed all over the world.
Zuckerberg said his partnership with the Geo platform would benefit millions of small businesses in India. He said, ‘On Facebook, we are in the business of doing small business and there can be no other option than India. The number of small businesses is over six crores and billions of people depend on them for their livelihood. Helping small businesses in this partnership with Geo will be considered very important. In April this year, Facebook launched io .99. Announces an investment of Rs 43,57474 crore in Geo Platform, which has a percentage stake. Zuckerberg said the impact of Covid-1 on the economy has made it important to help small businesses.
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What did Mukesh Ambani say?
Ambani, meanwhile, said the scale of the outbreak surprised us. But crisis anxiety is not in India’s DNA. Crisis is a new growth opportunity for us. India has faced the crisis of Kovid-1 with full determination and determination. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given efficient leadership to the country in the face of this crisis. While India is not as rich as the West, the Prime Minister has taken a number of steps for the poor. About 80 crore Indians have been given free foodgrains. 1500 crore is reaching the account of 200 crore Indians. We will now launch the world’s largest vaccination campaign in late 2021.
Ambani said that in the next two decades, India will become one of the top three economies in the world and its per capita income will double during this period. He said that 500 per cent of the total households in the country, ie the middle class, would grow at a rate of three to four per cent per annum. Most importantly, the country will be a large digital society, run by young people. Our per capita income will increase from $ 1,800-2,000 to $ 5,000.