Google partners with Udacity and Tata Trusts and announced the launch of Android Nanodegree program in India.
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Google and Tata Trusts will provide 1000 (500 each) scholarships under which Google and Tata Trusts will sponsor the complete Android Nanodegree Program for 500 winning applicants each.
“While India has millions of software developers, we still lag behind in creating world-class apps. With the launch of this program we want to bridge the gap by providing India’s developer community an easy access to learn and build high-quality apps for the world,” said Rajan Anandan, VP & Managing Director, Google South East Asia & India.
Google shall directly pay the program fee to Udacity and the winners do not need to pay any monies to anyone for the program under scholarship.
“We are excited to be launching Udacity in India today and honored to be partnering with Google and Tata Trusts as we bring our Nanodegrees to millions of people in India,” said Sebastian Thrun, founder and CEO, Udacity.
Tata Trusts will have its own selection criteria to find the winners directly.
Winners will be contacted individually by Google and/or its representatives via contact details given during application for the program. Their names will be announced on the Google India Twitter handle and Google+ Page.
By the end of the program, students will get a different portfolio of projects to show employers, and even can publish their own app on the Google Play Store as part of the Capstone project.