Google India aims to digitally bring 41mn Small and Medium Businesses under its umbrella

13 June 2017, 08:45 PM
Representative Image (PTI)
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Google India aims to bring some 41 million Small and Medium Businesses under its umbrella, those which are still alienated from the digtial world through their Digital Unlocked programme.

“According to a government estimate, there are 51 million SMBs in the country out of which 10 million are either available in search results or maps of Google,” Google’s director of marketing solutions, Shalini Girish, said here today.

Digital Unlocked is a training programme for creating awareness about digitization among SMBs, which started in January.

Google, along with the FICCI, plans to conduct 5000 offline classroom training programmes and take forward recognising SMBs with SMB Heroes programme.

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First Published: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 08:42 PM
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