World / Google CEO Sundar Pichai celebrates Women's Day in India

India TV : Mar 09, 2019, 10:39 AM

Sundar Pichai reached Mumbai to celebrate International Women's Day where he was seen spending time with kids that used the newly-launched Google's reading tutor app "Bolo". Google CEO who supports great participation of women in the development of technology products reached Mumbai to celebrate International Women's Day where he had spend time with young students on Friday.

"Had the chance to visit some students today who are learning to read using 'Bolo', excited for all the great books they'll discover!," Pichai further tweeted.

The company had launched it on 5th March wherein parents can download the free app to help primary grade children improve their Hindi and English-reading skills.

The reading material on the app is free and the initial catalog from Storyweaver.org.in includes 50 stories in Hindi and 40 in English.

Google piloted "Bolo" with over 900 children in 200 villages in UP with the help of ASER Centre, a research and assessment unit of Pratham Education Foundation.