Google is in talks with India to help explain how it calculates the value and volatility of the stock exchange index.
The company also wants to help Indian regulators better understand the impact of its algorithm on the stock market, a person familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal.
The Google-India partnership comes as Google struggles to navigate the fallout from a string of high-profile scandals, including a security breach at its Gmail cloud computing service that exposed the personal information of millions of people.
Google has also been grappling with the consequences of a data breach at Yahoo that affected millions of users.
It has been the subject of a recent investigation by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
Google is also looking into ways to help India understand its economy, the person said.
Google, which also operates Gmail, Gmail messenger, Google Search and Google Maps, is one of the largest U.K.-based technology companies.