Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday announced that the company would be investing nearly $10 billion into developing infrastructure and funding digital innovation in India over the next five to seven years.

Pichai was speaking at the sixth edition of Google for India conducted in collaboration with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, where a host of measures to be undertaken by the tech giant such as expanding the scope of digital payments using Google Pay and developing low-cost smartphones to transition feature phone users into smartphone users were also announced.

Before Pichai made the announcements, he also had a video-conference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss Google’s ideas for India’s digital future.

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