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Google partners with Pluralsight and Udacity to train Indians in emerging technology

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By Taruka Srivastav | Reporter

November 25, 2017 | 3 min read

Google has partnered with online education company Pluralsight and Udacity to establish a scholarship which will train around 130,000 students and developers digitally.

As part of the scholarship, Google will help developers improve their learning on the emerging technologies like mobile and web development, machine learning, AR/VR, artificial intelligence, and cloud platforms.

As reported by India Today, Google will provide around 100 thousand scholarships to Pluralsight and 30,000 scholarships on Udacity to help developers gain access to advanced learning curriculum.

Google India partners with Pluralsight and Udacity to roll out scholarships to train Indians in emerging technology

Google India partners with Pluralsight and Udacity to roll out scholarships to train Indians in emerging technology

William Florance developer products group and skilling lead of Google India said: "Since we announced our skilling initiative in India, 210,000 students have completed Google developed courses on Udacity, with 117,000 students completing the course this year. To build on this momentum, this scholarship program will make it easy for students and developers to gain the skills they need to be successful in the changing technology landscape.In the last one year, we have engaged over half a million students and developers across India through a variety of programs and initiatives."

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Google India earlier signed a deal with the Indian government to promote digital literacy among rural women in Gujarat as part of Digital India initiative.

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