New Delhi: Google has started an online project, summarizing the important achievements made in the 75-year journey of India’s independence. It tells the story of the country through rich archives and artistic illustrations. The project ‘India Ki Udaan’ launched by ‘Google Arts and Culture’ celebrates the achievements of the country and is based on ‘India’s unwavering and immortal spirit over these 75 years’. Union Minister of Culture and Tourism G Kishan Reddy and senior officials of the Ministry of Culture and Google officially launched India Ki Udaan at a function held at Sundar Nursery in Delhi on Friday.
As a mark of celebration of the 75th anniversary of independence across the country, Google has supported the government’s one-year-long ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ program to ‘enhance access to informational online content and help India’s progress since 1947, and for Indians. Has collaborated with the Ministry of Culture to showcase the contribution.
The company also announced its popular ‘Doodle4Google’ contest for 2022, with the theme ‘In the next 25 years my India will be…’. Students from class 1st to 10th can participate in this.
Reddy said that Google can help the Ministry of Culture in preparing a digital map of the boundaries of over 3,000 centrally protected monuments, which will help in better monitoring of these sites. He said that the new rare archive could also prove to be effective in digitization of material.