In tribute to the 75th anniversary of India’s independence, Google launched “India Ki Udaan”.

Google Arts and Culture is working on a project called “India ki Udaan”, which celebrates the country’s achievements and is based on “India’s unwavering and never-ending spirit over the past 75 years”.

Google, a software company, has released an online project that tells the story of India. It uses the company’s rich archives and beautiful illustrations to show the country’s progress in the 75 years since its independence.

It was removed at a big party Friday at Sunder Nursery. Union Culture and Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy attended, along with other senior officials from the Culture Ministry and Google.

As part of national celebrations marking 75 years of independence, Google said it would work with the Ministry of Culture to “achieve informative online content that showcased Indian contributions and the evolution of the ‘Indeed. Since 1947 to support the government’s year-long ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ program,” the software giant said in a statement.

He also said students in grades 1-10 will now be able to enter his popular Doodle4Google competition for 2022, which has the theme “In the next 25 years, my India will be…”

“This year’s Doodle4Google winner will have their artwork featured on the Google India homepage on November 14. He will also receive a 5 lakh college scholarship, a 2 lakh technology package for his school or non-profit organization, a certificate of achievement. , Google hardware and fun Google collectibles. There will also be exciting prizes for the four group winners and 15 runners-up,” he said.

Reddy asked the Google team to create a special ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ doodle to get his employees and others more excited about joining the campaign.

In his speech, the minister also said Google could help the Ministry of Culture digitally map the boundaries of its more than 3,000 centrally protected monuments. This will allow the ministry to better track the sites and prevent people from entering them.

He also said it could help digitize rare archival material.

“For this reason, we are asking the Google team to be a partner in the government’s change process and to help promote India’s tourist sites,” Reddy said.

“During the anniversary year, hundreds of millions of Indians will be able to access content and experiences made especially for the event.

The most important part of the celebrations is a new online collection called “India Ki Udaan”, which can be found on the Google Arts and Culture website. It honors India’s rich cultural history and shows some of the most significant events of the past 75 years.

People can see more than 120 illustrations and 21 stories by 10 talented artists, as well as exhibits from the Ministry of Tourism, Museum of Art and Photography, Indian Railway Heritage Branch, Academy Indian Science and Dastkari Haat Samiti. The book is published in English and Hindi.

“This project gives a unique look at India’s most memorable moments and allows people to discover the country’s most famous people, its proudest scientific and sporting achievements, and how Indian women tell stories of inspiring people all over the world. People in India and around the world will be able to enjoy a unique mix of archives and artworks that will be added to this collection,” Google said.

Google’s new Arts and Culture collection, ‘India Ki Udaan’ (meaning ‘India takes flight’), combines technology with India’s rich cultural history. It is based on India’s “steadfast and endless spirit” over the past 75 years.

Simon Rein, senior program manager at Google Arts and Culture, said the project “marries the rich content of the archive with the artistry of illustrators”.

A physical version of the new digital collection has also been installed on the site.

It enabled a kite-shaped digital screen, augmented reality viewable images, and other technological activities.

Rein said the kite was used as an “optimistic metaphor” to talk about India’s journey over the past 75 years and to engage and teach Indians and people who want to learn more about the history. from the country.

Google Arts and Culture showed India’s rich culture in many ways in its 10th year there. He has shared India’s cultural heritage with people all over the world by working with over 100 partners in India.

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