PM Narendra Modi arrives in Bengaluru to push ‘Digital India’ and talk technology

By: | Published: October 6, 2015 9:48 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Tuesday to visit the Bosch facility where he will discuss the role of technology and innovation in manufacturing for his 'Digital India' initiative, along with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Tuesday to visit the Bosch facility where he will discuss the role of technology and innovation in manufacturing for his ‘Digital India’ initiative, along with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Merkel arrived here last night at the Kempegowda International Airport where she was welcomed by Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.

Both leaders will head to a business forum with German and Indian representatives jointly organised by NASSCOM and the Fraunhofer Institute, where they will deliver speeches.

They will also visit the innovation and vocational training centre of German company Robert Bosch GmbH.

Finally, the German Chancellor and the Indian Prime Minister will participate in a working lunch with high-ranking business leaders from India and Germany.

Merkel had earlier praised Prime Modi’s ‘Digital India’ initiative, saying that India’s experience in digitisation will help Germany and that there is great room for further projects.

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