India's Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, on Monday met Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in Seattle during which they discussed the software giant's work in India including in education, technology, healthcare and entrepreneurship sectors.
In October, Nadella, 55, was presented with the prestigious Padma Bhushan by India's Consul General in San Francisco, Dr TV Nagendra Prasad. The CEO of Microsoft was named one of 17 awardees earlier this year.
"Discussed Microsoft's work in India including in skilling, education, technology, healthcare and entrepreneurship sectors," Sandhu said in a tweet following his meeting with Nadella at the Microsoft's headquarters in Seattle.
Microsoft was a founding member of the Global Task Force on Pandemic Response and it did some great work during India's Covid-19 crisis. Microsoft Teams is being used in virtual learning in many schools in India and the software giant also does skilling initiatives both for the labour force in the private sector as well as the public sector.