PM Modi tours Google HQ with CEO Sundar Pichai

Mountain View (California), Sept. 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given a thorough tour of Googleplex, the home of the search engine giant Google buy its Chennai-born CEO Sundar Pichai here in Mountain View today.

During his tour of the company, the Prime Minister was given a view of Project Iris- a smart lens that measures glucose levels.

Following that, Pichai explained navigational, safety and other uses of Street View and Google Earth to the Prime Minister.

“PM asked that Khagaul be pinpointed on Google Earth. Khagaul near Patna is where the great ancient astronomer Aryabhatta had an observatory,” the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) tweeted.

“Projects for Progress. @google gives a tour to PM of four critical projects and their value for @_DigitalIndia,” Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) official spokesperson Vikas swarup tweeted.

The Prime Minister was also joined by Chairman Eric Schmidt and Google co-founder Larry Page in the tour of the headquarters.

Earlier, Prime Minister Modi visited Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park and answered questions from some of Facebook’s 1.5 billion users at the Townhall.

Speaking in Hindi, he answered a number of questions on Make in India, social media, women empowerment and his mother. (ANI)

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