Amritsar: Canadian Immigration Minister John McCallum on Saturday visited low-cost handset maker DataWind Innovations’ manufacturing facility here.
McCallum, who visited the DataWind facility, said “My mission to India is an ideal opportunity for us to share knowledge and expertise in key areas, including technology and education.
“We are proud that Canada-based company DataWind has become India’s largest tablet player and is contributing immensely in the field of education by offering rich content to the Indian student community.”
“Their reach and focus on creating access to education and quality content will help in lifting the education sector in India. I am happy to visit DataWind’s facility in Amritsar, the divine city of Golden Temple,” the Minister said.
Speaking on the occasion, Suneet Singh Tuli, President and CEO, DataWind Inc said, “..I am sure this visit of the Minister would strengthen ties between India and Canada. We would come closer to meeting the objective of bridging the digital divide..”
On the occasion, DataWind signed two MoUs one with A K Education Pvt Ltd and the other with Carleton University — in the presence of the Canadian Minister. PTI
Candian Minister of Immigration John McCallum performing holy service at community kitchen before paying obeisance at Golden Temple during his visit to Amritsar on Saturday. PTI
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