Google to train 2 million Indian Developers on Android

androidGoogle plans to train 2 million developers in India for its Android platform.

The Android Skilling programme will be introduced for free across hundreds of public and private universities and training schools through a specially designed, in-person programme this year. The programme will also be available through the government’s National Skills Development Corporation of India, that is expected to have 4 million people by 2018, overtaking the US.

According to Caesar Sengupta VP of product management, India is expected to have the largest developer population with 4 million by 2018.

Peter Lubbers, head of developer trading at Google said in New Delhi, that they are hoping to get in some 2000 different universities, training some 4000 faculty to reach in excess of 250,000 students in these institutions every year.