Google Plans to Develop Website to Help Indians With Financial Planning

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Google wants to help you save more and invest better.

The US-headquartered technology company with a large India presence is planning to develop a website, Bharat Saves, which will offer information on financial planning.

Google wants to align its Bharat Saves website to the government’s financial inclusion scheme, Jan Dhan Yojana, which has since its 2014 launch seen 24 crore new bank accounts being opened and attracted deposits ofRs 41,000 crore.

A senior finance ministry official, speaking off record, told ET that Google is in talks with the government and that the company’s proposal is being “examined”.

Source: The Economic Times (link opens in a new window)

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