New Delhi, Dec. 4 -- For Google and its parent company Alphabet, India is a country where technologies and services can be built to solve problems globally, chief executive Sundar Pichai said, citing products such as Google Pay which t originated in the country but has now become the foundation for the company's payments business globally.

Pichai was in conversation with HT's R Sukumar. The conversation was recorded in November and aired on the fourth day of the hybrid Hindustan Times Leadership Summit on Friday. Pichai spoke of how he saw the evolution of technology, the shaping of regulations and the future of one of the world's most important tech companies.

In the context of India, he said the country's industry shows potential and ...