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CEO Pichai Says Google Will Invest $10 Billion in India

  • Investments to help country’s transition to digital economy
  • To be spent over the next five to seven years, CEO says
Indian commuters pass an advertisement for Google in Bangalore.

Indian commuters pass an advertisement for Google in Bangalore.

Photographer: Manjunath Kiran/AFP via Getty Images

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Google said it plans to spend $10 billion over the next five to seven years to help accelerate the adoption of digital technologies in India.

Sundar Pichai, who was born in the country and is now chief executive officer of parent Alphabet Inc., made the announcement at the annual Google for India event via video conference. He said the outbreak of the coronavirus has made clear the importance of technology for conducting business and for connecting with friends and family.