Microsoft CEO Wiping Hands After Greeting Indian Prime Minister.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi started a two-day excursion to Silicon Valley on Saturday with a visit to “green” auto producer Tesla Motors Inc and a meeting with Apple Inc’s CEO, Tim Cook.
Modi, 65, is the first Indian pioneer to visit the United States (US) West Coast in over 30 years. His trek takes after a US visit by China’s leader, Xi Jinping, who met with a few tech pioneers in Seattle prior this week.
Modi would like to draw in trusts and abilities from US trailblazers to assist India’s with burgeoninging startup scene develop, and he will look to empower some Indians who have flourished around San Jose, California, to bring their insight back home.
At Tesla, Modi met with Chief Executive Elon Musk and talked about renewable vitality, which Modi is willing to take back to India.
“Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Prime Minister Modi talked about Tesla’s advancements in battery innovation, vitality stockpiling, and renewable vitality and the positive ramifications of this development for India,” Tesla representative Ricardo Reyes said.
A lot of Modi’s motivation will likewise concentrate on interfacing with Silicon Valley’s Indian diaspora.
Not long after his evening landing, he likewise met with the Indian group at his inn and later met with individuals from the Sikh group.
Modi was additionally set to meet with Indian-conceived CEOs Satya Nadella and Sundar Pichai of Microsoft Corp and Google Inc, separately, before a supper with 350 business pioneers on Saturday evening.
Nadella and Pichai are relied upon to lead a board at the supper, alongside Adobe Systems Inc CEO Shantanu Narayen, to examine the economy and Modi’s “Computerized India” activity, which expects to interface thousands more Indian towns to the Internet and make more tech occupations. Modi is likewise planned to convey a discourse.
While Modi is prone to be gotten like a stone star in a zone that is home to a hefty portion of the world’s greatest cutting edge firms, a few gatherings have dissented his entry and encouraged tech organizations to blacklist the visit.
The gatherings incorporate Sikhs for Justice, which has approached its individuals to picket Facebook Inc central command amid a Facebook town lobby, and the Alliance for Justice and Accountability.
Modi has been scrutinized for neglecting to do what’s necessary to stop religious uproars that slaughtered around 1,000 individuals in the Indian condition of Gujarat in 2002, when he was boss priest of the state. A large portion of those executed were Muslims. Modi has intensely denied any wrongdoing.