Make In India becomes the 1st non-US based brand to get Twitter emoji!

The Indian government on Wednesday became the first non-US based brand to have a Twitter emoji -- #MakeInIndia -- which aims to promote the country as a global manufacturing hub.

Make In India becomes the 1st non-US based brand to get Twitter emoji!

New Delhi: Recently, Twitter rolled out a new emoji dedicated to the ‘Make in India’ initiative. With this, the Indian government became the first non-US based brand to have a Twitter emoji‒ #MakeInIndia which aims to promote the country as a global manufacturing hub.

''As a key highlight of this government campaign, an emoji of a black lion on an orange background, a version of the national programme's official logo, will now appear next to the #MakeInIndia hashtag in any Tweet worldwide," Twitter said in a release following Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's visit to its headquarters in San Francisco.

To use this emoji to your tweet, you can add the hastag #MakeinIndia. 

Sitharaman met Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey to discuss India's importance as a strategic growth market and how the platform can be used to promote the country's brand to rest of the world.

"The 'Make In India' story is increasingly resonating with business leaders around the world and Twitter has proven to be a valuable and effective channel to tell the highly-engaging story to an influential global audience," Sitharaman said.

"We've seen tangible results with the 'Make in India' and 'ease of doing business' programmes that have made India the top investment destination worldwide and Twitter is one of the best ways we can shine a bright light on the country's vibrant potential as a global manufacturing hub," she added.

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