Goa government signs MoU with Google India to promote digital literacy

Posted on:31 Aug 2016 10:53:34
Goa government signs MoU with Google India to promote digital literacy
31 August 2016 Current Affairs: The Goa government has signed a memorandum of understanding with Google India to promote digital literacy and drive the digital transformation in the state.

The Goa government will launch internet safety education for students in association with Google India.It will be a part of curriculum for classes 9th to 12th in the government schools. 

Google has created a curriculum in consultation with experts. Google Indiahas initiated teacher trainings and it will soon expand to cover 460 schools, teaching over 80,000 students how to stay safe online.

The scope of this tie-up with Google will be expanded to launch a digital literacy drive for women and introduce programmes to help the small and medium businesses and a mobile app development skilling programme for start-ups.

Google : Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products that include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software.Most of its profits are derived from AdWords, an online advertising service that places advertising near the list of search results.

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