Tech Giant Google and LPU Collaborate

JALANDHAR, India, August 19, 2016/PRNewswire/ -- LPU Goes Google: Signs-up MoU With Google Inc. for Hosting Google Center of Excellence at LPU Campus - Special Courses in Android Programming are to be Offered Under Google Expertise - Tie-up to Strengthen Students' Abilities to Meet Global Challenges of Industry-ready Manpower - LPU Students to get Android Certifications as a Part of Their Syllabus Tech giant Google and Lovely Professional University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to offer courses with specialization in Android programming. For this, LPU is going to establish 'Center of Excellence' at its campus, and this center will be counted among very few centers across the world. Android app is Google's flagship product and the world's most popular mobile operating system. As for its recent usage, Android captures 40% of the market share and its penetration in India is the highest.

A few months back, Google's Indian-origin CEO, Mr Sundar Pichai was in India where he had said, "As per the new plan of Google, we will train two million Android developers in partnership with 30 universities. This will be done over the time period of next three years. For me, getting many developers in the workforce is that it is going to solve many new things." On these lines, LPU advanced itself and availed the coveted opportunity. (MORE) PRNewswire BMR

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