Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki visited the Google headquarters in California and sought ideas from the company on how to improve education in the state.
Highlighting various problems associated with the education system in the state, Tuki sought ideas from Google on how to improve it in the state and also impart quality education to each and every student without any bias, an official communique said on Monday.
The Chief Minister stressed on the importance of improving the standard of the teaching fraternity in the state and urged Google to impart training and know-how to the teachers in the state and bring them at par with international standard.
Google being a pioneer in online education would be of tremendous help in fulfilling the vision and ideals set by the state government, Tuki observed.
The search giant highlighted the advancement in education these days and how it has become a pioneer in the field of quality e-education and dedicated team of professionals in this regard.
Google has agreed to make a detailed Arunachal Pradesh-specific report and project and bring in solutions keeping in mind the local issues associated with it.
The Chief Minister also requested Google to invest in IT-based industries in the state, the communique said.
The Arunachal Chief Minister visited the Google headquarters, Mountain View, California, USA on Saturday on an invitation by Google for the Google Global Education Symposium on Ministers and held talks with the Google Education team led by Caesar Sengupta, vice-president, product management, Michael de la Cruz, Global Head of Education, Bram Bout, Worldwide Director of Education and Gagandeep Singh Puri, Head of Education in India.