Google just took a major step in its years-long efforts to get more businesses in India to come online and grow on the web.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai today announced Digital Unlocked, an initiative through which the company will facilitate training and certification to assist India’s 51 million small and medium businesses — bakeries, apparel stores, grocery shops, what have you — to embrace digital.
Sounds familiar? Google maintains a similar initiative called Digital Garage in the United Kingdom, another called Digital Skills in Africa, and other programs in more than three dozen countries and territories. Read more…