- Engineering students across India will be invited to apply and join in a learning journey
- Applicants will take part in online and offline learning opportunities on technologies such as ML, cloud and android
- A formal call to join the program will be announced soon
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and Google on Saturday signed a statement of intent to roll-out ‘Build for Digital India’, a program that will give engineering students a platform to develop market-ready, technology-based solutions that address key social problems.
As part of the program, engineering students across the country will be invited to apply and join in a learning journey that will help them transform their bright ideas into real-world solutions.
Key learning opportunities
Applicants will take part in online and offline learning opportunities on key technologies such as machine learning, cloud and android. These will be offered through Google’s Developer Student Club network and other Google Developer networks. Google will also offer mentorship sessions in product design, strategy and technology to the most promising products and prototypes.
The program will provide great exposure to students in dealing with real-world problems and develop deeper understanding of how newer technologies can be used to solve them.
The program will invite bright ideas and solutions from students to focus on areas of healthcare, agriculture, education, smart cities and infrastructure, women safety, smart mobility and transportation, environment, accessibility and disability and digital literacy. A formal call to join the program will be announced soon.