Union Minister inaugurates Truecaller’s largest office in India
Saturday, 18 March 2023 | PNS | DEHRADUN
The Union minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, and Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar virtually inaugurated communications and caller ID platform Truecaller’s first exclusive office space outside Sweden, in Bengaluru.
Truecaller officials said that the launch of the Bengaluru office marks a significant milestone in the company’s journey in India. Since its entry in India a decade ago, Truecaller has grown to 338 million monthly active users of which about 246 million are from India, they said, adding that India- crucial to its growth trajectory- presents unique opportunities to launch new products and services on the Truecaller platform and obtain feedback to improve solutions further.
While inaugurating the office, the Union minister said that the decision of opening an exclusive office in India represents the growth of India as a trusted technology partner to the world. Dwelling on the Government of India’s vision, he said that it is meant to enable entrepreneurship and expansion of a vibrant innovation and startup ecosystem in India.
CEO and co-founder of Truecaller Alan Mamedi said on the occasion that the inauguration marked the reaffirmation of their continued investment in India. “We want to continue to serve India’s digital society and economy with the best experience on our app with safety and privacy as core operating principles. Our company’s growth in India has been closely linked to the increasing use of smartphones and the internet,” he said.