Cisco to Accelerate Digitization in India

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Cisco announced its plans of strategic investments in India that will total over US $100 million including US $40 million to fund early-stage and growth-stage companies in the country and train 250,000 students in India by 2020. Supporting the next phase of the country’s digitization plans, Cisco will collaborate closely with state governments in India on strategic initiatives including the addition of 6 new innovation labs, 3 centers of expertise, funded university collaborations and skills investments. Cisco made the announcement in the presence of John Chambers, Executive Chairman, Cisco; Irving Tan, President, Cisco Asia Pacific & Japan; and Dinesh Malkani, President, Cisco India and SAARC.

John Chambers, Executive Chairman, Cisco said, “Digitization goes beyond connectivity. The impact of digitization is far-reaching, helping countries maintain global competitiveness, foster innovation and create jobs. Education and Internet are two equalizers in life. With our increased investments in education and innovation, we are harnessing the power of technology to launch a generation of problem solvers who will innovate like technologists, think like entrepreneurs and act as social change agents. Read more

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