Satya Nadella, who was born in India, is on a four-day tour to meet with customers and government officials. Earlier, while interacting with the media, Nadella lauded the Indian government’s effort to improve the country’s digital ecosystem.
Nadella, who is on a four-day visit to India, also met External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Wednesday.
Satya Nadella met Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Microsoft Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said it was inspiring to see India’s focus on digital transformation-led sustainable and inclusive economic growth.
Nadella, who is on a visit to India, met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar yesterday and discussed several issues including governance and security in the digital domain.
Nadella’s visit to India includes a trip to Mumbai, Bengaluru, and New Delhi.
Cloud-based services will be foundational to scaling India’s digital journey and Microsoft is innovating across the board to support the country’s ecosystem of developers, startups, and companies across the industry.
Microsoft has operated in India for more than 32 years now.
While interacting with top business leaders at the Microsoft Future Ready Leadership Summit, Nadella reinforced the digital imperative for every organization and how the Microsoft Cloud can foster innovation, create broad economic progress, and accelerate the growth of businesses in India.
“Thank you Narendra Modi for an insightful meeting. It’s inspiring to see the government’s deep focus on sustainable and inclusive economic growth led by digital transformation and we’re looking forward to helping India realize the Digital India vision and be a light for the world,” Microsoft chief tweeted on Thursday after meeting Prime Minister Modi in New Delhi.
Nadella also highlighted how organizations big and small, across India are transforming with the power of Microsoft’s tech stack and solutions.
He is scheduled to visit Hyderabad and Bengaluru this week.