Hon'ble Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's US Visit Day 2
Hon'ble Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, on day two of his weeklong visit to the USA, visited Google X facility that developed driverless cars and Google glass projects besides using balloons for internet.
The Chief Minister, who took a tour of the campus was given a presentation by Astro Teller, CEO of Google X, about ongoing research and development works at the facility, during which a demo of the amazing driverless car and use of drones to deliver various products to homes was shown.
Applauding Google for its pioneering research, Chief Minister said that Andhra Pradesh was embracing technology and innovation and evinced interest in collaborating with Google to further its mission. He said that state could be the potential ground for experimenting and launching the innovations carried on by Google X.
"Your experiments such as using of stratosphere balloons to give access to Internet to inaccessible areas, is one of the experiments that can be carried out in our state," he said.
Before his visit to Google X ,Hon'ble Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu took a part in a meeting with H Russell Drinker, global director of M Moser an architectural firm. The company has expressed interest in the construction of Amravati. They have displayed their works and projects taken up during the meeting.
Chief Minister also met Sridhar Vembu, CEO of ZOHO, a billion dollar company, which provides SAAS services. The CEO said that they are interested to select small towns in Southern Andhra Pradesh for their IT operations.
He also met Mrs.Padmasree Warrior, a successful US American of Telugu origin from Vijayawada, who is the CEO of US for NIO Corporation (Chinese Electric car manufacturer) and also director of Microsoft Corporation.
The Chief Minister also met Jeff Williams who is Apple Inc's Chief Operating Officer(COO). He invited them to open a manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh.
Hon'ble Chief Minister met with vice-president of QUALCOMM Technologies Inc, Gopi Sirineni who expressed keenness to work within Andhra Pradesh on the Fiber grid project. The Chief Minister asked Gopi Sirineni to study the current status of the project and identify where his firm can contribute.
Hon'ble Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu visited University of Silicon Andhra and lauded the efforts of the Management for promoting the cultural heritage of Andhra Pradesh in a faraway land. he said that the focus of his government is to ensure all round development of Andhra Pradesh.
Every Household should have a computer literate, Kuchipudi artiste and an entrepreneur. not just the households in Andhra Pradesh , all the Telugu households across the globe should have a computer expert, artiste and Business person. We work closely working towards realization of this goal through our initiative", he added.