Mark Zuckerberg in India

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday his social networking needed to aid India's new PM connect remote villages in the nation of over 1.2 billion to the Internet.

Zuckerberg, who will meet PM Narendra Modi on Friday, said India had vast potential, with only approx. 243 million of its persons presently online.

"With maximum than one billion persons still to be connected, India is just at the starting. It is not only a contest for Facebook, but for everyone," he told a discussion in New Delhi.

On his earlier journey to India, Facebook co-founder and one of the globe’s youngest billionaires Mark Zuckerberg on Friday meet PM Modi Ji to converse digital growth in the nation.

Zuckerberg, who reached here on Thursday, met PM this evening but neither the Prime Minister’s Office nor Facebook disclosed info of the meeting.

Modi conversed with him the use of social media networking in checking terror happenings and a host of other matters.

Zuckerberg, who named on the Prime Minister, said his interest in working with the government in the zones of health care & learning.

PM pointed out that more about terrorist features are using social media networking to recruit members, according to a certified statement.

“This is unlucky and we want to think of the part the social media can play to end terror,” Modi said.

Facebook will extend aid in emerging the Clean India Mobile Application, which would be released soon.

“This would provide a strong motivation for the Swachh Bharat Mission,” the statement said.

They converse a board range of matters revolving around the groundbreaking use of Facebook as a platform to involve with a huge audience in the facility of humanity, the statement said.

They also communicated about the Digital India initiative & the PM asked Zuckerberg to recognize some domains of Digital India where Facebook can get included and aid.

Facebook chief said that he is very excited about the Digital India inventiveness of the Government of India.

Modi remembered in what way he used social media through campaigns such as tracking the missing kids, through his tenure as CM of Gujarat and how it gave superb outcomes.

The PM appealed to Zuckerberg to advertise India’s rich travel potential through Facebook.

He inquired FB to look at in what way to improve Internet literacy along with net connectivity.

Former in the day, he had as well as encountered Telecom & Information Technology chief Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Mark is the 3rd profile chief executive of a united state based cooperation, later, Jeff Bezos & Satya Nadella, to stay India in latter some days.

“One of the things I am actually happy about is that the PM has this entire Digital India initiative. We can’t make connectivity everywhere the globe just by ourselves; we are attempting to work with operators, governments. I am generally interested in hearing and learning around how we can assist. I trust there are definite things that Facebook can distinctively bring,” he had said.