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Investment in India is our secret weapon: Adobe CEO tells Prime Minister Modi

While asserting that investment in India was his company's secret weapon, Adobe CEO highlighted to Prime Minister Modi the vibrant start-up sector in India, which is powered by the Indian youth.

Investment in India is our secret weapon: Adobe CEO tells Prime Minister Modi VPN
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Washington D.C., First Published Sep 23, 2021, 9:27 PM IST
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One of the American industry leaders that Prime Minister Narendra Modi met in Washington, DC, on Thursday was Adobe CEO, Shantanu Narayen.

According to sources, Prime Minister Modi and Shantanu discussed Adobe's ongoing collaboration and future investment plans in India. 

Sources further said that they also spoke about India's flagship programme, Digital India, and the use of emerging technologies in sectors like health, education and research and development.

Sources said talks focussed on leveraging technology to provide smart education to youngsters and enhance research. 

While asserting that investment in India was his company's secret weapon, Adobe CEO highlighted to Prime Minister Modi the vibrant start-up sector in India, which is powered by the Indian youth.

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Sources said that the Adobe CEO appreciated the efforts of India in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic and particularly in the rapid vaccination. 

Shantanu, sources said, expressed interest to contribute to India’s 75th anniversary of independence. 

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On his part, Prime Minister Modi said that bringing bring smart education to every child is important and that made technology very important. 

Even as both Prime Minister Modi and the Adobe CEO emphasised upon creating few centres of excellence in Artificial Intelligence in India, the former reiterated that in the Covid-era, the ground for digital education has been laid and that one needed to move forward now.

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