Sam Pitroda Curated
Telecom engineer, inventor and entrepreneur.
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How do you see young India moving forward?
What do you think is a major challenge for the government to achieve?
When we talk about making Indians employable, encourage entrepreneurs, improvise manufacturing, etc., where do you find the disruption that's happening?
Even in today's scenario where startups and e-commerce have emerged, how do you view the brain-drain that is still happening?
Why are the young Indians not in a position to question the structure when we have been just talking about the empowerment of youth for years together?
Do you think India's processes and policies are so archaic and need a changeover? If yes, why?
What has the COVID19 pandemic taught us?
The Covid-19 pandemic has given us a huge opportunity to redesign the world. The question before us now is what kind of world do we want after we get over this pandemic.
What do you think are the roles of political parties in implementing technology and creating jobs?
With lot of technology and data becoming a part of our daily life, how would employment be in the future?
You were the brains behind the telecom revolution back in the 1980s. What in your view is the next step now?
I used to ask this question myself and that is why I came back (during the UPA government) to work on knowledge. I think knowledge and innovation are real challenges for the country. Knowledge isn’t just about education. We looked at five aspects of knowledge: (a) access to knowledge; (b) knowledge concepts; (c) creation of knowledge; (d) knowledge application and (e) knowledge in government. So knowledge revolution needs to be revisited.
How do you see India's IT development over the years and what would you like to see in the future?
Are you happy with the way digital technology has grown in India?
What would be your future efforts towards the agriculture sector?
Do you think that more Indian people should get into agriculture?
What in your opinion is the potential impact of technology on agriculture?
What do you feel are the key differences in approach towards national development by governments of the yesteryears and today?
Do you think digitalization in Media & Communication isn't being put to use for the right purposes in India?
What pushed you to look at India, and bring about a digital change?
What did life lesson did America teach you?