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Facebook to help create ‘Clean India’ mobile app, says Mark Zuckerberg

modiFacebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who is on a two-day visit in India, has said the social networking giant will help create the ‘Clean India’ (the cleanliness drive launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi) mobile app.

According to an official statement, the two also talked about the Digital India initiative. During the meeting, Modi expressed concerns about the fact that a lot of terrorist elements are using social media platforms to recruit members to join them. “This is unfortunate and that we need to think of the role social media can play to stop terror,” Modi said.

The PM also appealed to Zuckerberg to promote India’s rich tourism potential through Facebook. He asked Facebook to look at how to enhance internet literacy along with internet connectivity.

The young billionaire also met the Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad earlier during the day. Prasad informed Zuckerberg about various digital initiatives being taken up by the government of India including MyGov and Digital India plan. According to the statement, Zuckerberg placed on record that India is the top most priority for Facebook.

Prasad also told him that that the government will provide opportunities to Facebook in the field of e-commerce, e-health, e-education, sanitation and cleanliness drive. Zuckerberg expressed his interest in taking this forward and shared his idea of providing ‘free basic services’ to the people as a part of their plan to make internet more affordable.

Elaborating upon the success achieved in Zambia in providing free basic services to people, he requested the government to support this initiative of Facebook in India.

India is Facebook’s second-largest market after US in terms of users.


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Satish Chandra October 10, 2014 22:03

Why does the government need the help of this company (Facebook) to promote connectivity in India? It is reported that Zuckerberg will provide one million dollars to fund development of apps in Indian regional languages. Can’t the Indian government or industry provide one million dollars? Indians call themselves a ‘software superpower’; why can’t it develop these apps itself? Modi wants Zuckerberg’s help in promoting education and regional peace; why is this Mother-Chod Modi always seeking the help of white foreigners with things like education and peace which India should be doing itself? Modi is making India into a colony of the United States.

A story says: “Please note that in July this year Facebook Chief Operating Officer (COO) visited India and met PM Modi and Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister for Communications & Information Technology and Law and Justice. After a meeting with Sandberg the Minister Shankar Prasad posted, “Prime Minister also wants Facebook to play greater role in running a nationwide awareness campaign for cleanliness and promoting peace in region,” on his Facebook page.” The basic problem is that Mother-Chods like Modi have no self respect. He just met the Chief Operating Officer of the company and now he is meeting Zuckerberg of the company. Normally company employees like these should get to meet no one higher than a Joint Secretary. If you look at the purpose of the meetings — awareness campaigns for cleanliness and promoting peace in the region, it is even more shocking.He is reducing India to the status of a Chaprasi which has no sovereignty. This alone is a violation of his oath of office.

The undermining by Modi of the country’s sovereignty is grounds for his immediate removal from office and for giving him the death penalty.

(October 3, 2014) Mother-Chod Mohan Bhagwat of RSS in his live Doordarshan broadcast lauded Modi’s U.S. visit and closer relations with the U.S. showing the RSS is controlled by the CIA and replacing IAS and IFS people with RSS cadres, as I had suggested, is no solution.

Mother-Chods like Modi are always defaming India, such as through the Swachha Bharat campaign, as if the Indians don’t know the importance of cleanliness and need the help of Obama and company to learn it. This is what I wrote a few months ago: “(NOV 20 ‘13) The headlines scream “Open Defecation” by the majority of Indians on World Toilet Day. Going to the fields is the most environmentally friendly way to defecate. Lake Ontario which supplies Toronto’s drinking water is heavily polluted from fecal bacteria from flush toilets whose health effects are ignored. Cleanliness procedures of Indians from Yoga to daily life — Indians expressed shock that the University of Chicago president’s wife put a spoon which she had just put in her mouth to taste a dish she was preparing back in the pot to stir it and I replied “That’s why they are called dirty Jews” — are the most stringent in the world. The environmental and health effects — from water requirements to pollution of water bodies — of flush toilets on India will be devastating. Without first establishing dominance via emplaced nuclear warheads (below), snatching entire continents from the white man after killing the existing population, India cannot be dominant in health and sanitation.”

India’s slavery is the result of Indians killed by the tens of millions and its centers of learning destroyed. India has to kill Americans by the hundreds of millions and destroy Harvard, Yale and all American centers of learning and research. All IAS and IFS people by training work for the CIA and should be replaced by RSS cadres.

“”India’s greatest scientist and greatest living Indian publicly tortured in Harvard seminar, systematically and totally starved for up to 3 weeks at a time, made semi-starved and homeless and even blind for years, kept under 24-hour audio and video surveillance as well as surveillance of [and interference with] communications and electrical typewriter and computer use, document creation and photocopying, etc., by satellite for more than past 3 decades, systematically harassed and in poverty and neutralised and robbed of his work at the cost of hundreds of millions of dollars per year, robbed of crores in his money and property in India by C.I.A.-RAW, forced back into exile in the U.S., all with full cooperation and participation of India’s RAW and India’s C.I.A.-RAW-controlled prime ministers, politicians and media — to keep India poor, weak and enslaved” and how this means the nuclear destruction of New Delhi and then the coast-to-coast destruction of the U.S.; see my blog titled ‘Nuclear Supremacy For India Over U.S.’ which can be found by a Yahoo/Google search with the title; my biography can be found in Marquis’ Who’s Who in the World, 2014 and earlier editions.” In the past few years I have had India’s nuclear forces emplace India’s nuclear warheads in Washington, New York and other U.S. cities, ready to be exploded. Simultaneously destroying Washington, New York and New Delhi (RAW headquarters, South Block and North Block) with a warning that additional U.S. cities will be similarly destroyed, with nuclear warheads already emplaced in them, if there is any retaliation or sign of retaliation, will immediately make India the supreme military and economic power in the world even before implementing my proposal about money which can make India’s economy grow 30% per year or more.

In a letter dated July 27, 1982 to Indira Gandhi as prime minister I referred to an act, by American Jews, that was “the equivalent of an annihilatory nuclear first strike on India”. In her reply dated July 29, 1982 she wrote “Dear Mr. Chandra, I have received your letter dated July 27, 1982 and am passing it on to my Principal Secretary to deal with it. Sincerely, Indira Gandhi”. In December, 1982 I wrote to her “There was sudden, terminal, overwhelming violence against me during a seminar at Harvard University and rather similar occurrences earlier… India can expect sudden, annihilatory violence … with nuclear weapons … against its population … unless it can mount a decisively superior force to stop it”. Following my advice, India’s strategic program, including the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme and the Centre for Advanced Technology, was started to give India victory in a nuclear war with the United States and because of my influence on her, Indira Gandhi as prime minister was assassinated by CIA-RAW and later when Rajiv Gandhi realized the truth of what I had written to her after the American invasion of Iraq which was the first Gulf War, he was also assassinated by CIA-RAW. In the past few years, I have had India’s nuclear forces emplace nuclear warheads in Washington, New York and other U.S. cities and India is now in a position to destroy the United States without being destroyed. In fact, India is in a position now to destroy the United States without itself suffering a single casualty by triggering its nuclear warheads emplaced in Washington and New York with a warning that additional U.S. cities will be similarly destroyed if there is any retaliation or sign of retaliation. Goonda Modi and his Cabinet are determined to keep India in slavery. This will not be allowed.

More on the above can be found in my eBook on Amazon by searching for “Death of America by Satish Chandra”.

Satish Chandra

Muhammad Abdullah October 10, 2014 23:53

India is the second largest market after USA. for Mark this is going to be huge!

Roy October 12, 2014 12:17

Clean India probably is not inline with the business goals of FB. However, I think there is a clear business interest for FB and Mark here. A digital revolution is happening in India. Of the total 1.2 billion people, only about 120 million people use social media. That’s only 10% of the population. Even with those numbers, Facebook is still the most popular social media platform in India ahead of G+. Mark is in India to promote his new initiative Internet.org and get more business.

Good things are happening for India. Satya Nadella visited India recently and Jeff Bezos has big plans for Indian market. India is the hot bed to get new business & market for big many companies such as Facebook, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon. Other similar social networks based startups such as uber, airbnb, manyship, snapchat, alibaba and several other more are exercising similar approaches. They are making a strong presence in the Indian market since they certainly understand that a new digital revolution is happening in India. Let’s hope India prospers even more.