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Rajan Anandan, MD and VP, Google India urges youth to be extremely smart at digital skills while addressing students at Ansal University

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Rajan Anandan, MD and VP, Google India urges youth to be extremely smart at digital skills while addressing students at Ansal University

February 12
13:55 2014

Rajan Anandan, MD and VP, Google India adressing students at Ansal University

Gurgaon, February 12, 2014. Mr Rajan Anandan, Managing Director and Vice-President, Google India addressed students of Ansal University on Internet in India and changing trends in the internet space in an interactive discussion organized as a part of the University’s ‘Platform Lecture Series.  The Platform Lecture Series is a series of lectures by distinguished and well known personalities and is a unique initiative by Ansal University where eminent thought leaders and industry stalwarts come together to give insightful talks on topical issues affecting the youth.

Speaking on the occasion Mr Rajan Anandan said, “India has got unprecedented opportunities. Technology and internet make them more humongous. What we need is to incubate innovation and entrepreneurship to tap such massive opportunities.” He also added, “ Presently, 2.5 billion people are connected through the internet and this number is expected to reach 5 to 5.5 billion by 2020. India has 47 million small businesses out of which 20 thousand are only online as compared to Chinese business in which a single company Taobao has 6 million merchants to sell products online. Hence, the opportunities need to be exploited at large through the internet. This exposure would increase the success rate of businesses much faster as compared to earlier decades. So, be it Indian economy, small businesses , education, socialising, e-commerce or latest innovations, technology is going to profoundly impact each one of these areas and thus he recommended students to be extremely smart in ‘digital skills’.”

Citing relevant examples from each of these fields, he ended his talk by inspiring students to empower themselves with theses ‘digital skills’ so as to engage in meaningful, valuable and productive innovative practices.

About Ansal University,Gurgaon:

Established in 2012, The Ansal University is dedicated to providing an advanced quality of education with a futuristic approach for students drawn from around the world in the disciplines and professions that have the greatest bearing on the future of India and the World. Located in a sprawling campus in the heart of Gurgaon, the campus of Ansal University is a marvel in itself. The organization has a rich intellectual capital comprising of about 150 highly qualified and experienced faculties from diverse fields. Interactive sessions with the students and faculty under the Platform Lecture series are conducted every month by eminent personalities like Mr. Raj Jain, MD & CEO, Bharti Wal-Mart Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal, Joint Managing Director, Hero Moto Corp and Chairman of Hero Corporate Service and Dr. H K Chopra, Chief Cardiologist, Moolchand Medcity, New Delhi.

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