Top Google Official Delivers Lecture At Odisha Knowledge Hub Lecture Series

**Bhubaneswar:** Rajan Anandan, Vice president (South East Asia and India) of Google on Wednesday delivered 9th lecture of Odisha Knowledge Hub (OKH) lecture series here at the State secretariat.

The 9th lecture of OKH Lecture series was delivered in Secretariat.

The event was organised at the Secretariat conference hall and Development Commissioner R. Balakrishnan was also present in the event.

Speaking on expansion of internet ecosystem in the region, Rajan said that South East Asia and India are the fastest growing internet user bases in the world with over 50 crore internet users. Increasing adaption among consumers and businesses and accelerating innovation will develop the economy as well as the internet ecosystem.

Speaking at the event, Balakrishnan said that the government is trying to expand the internet connectivity in the state. He also highlighted that the administration is trying to spread digital literacy among farmers and rural women.