National Innovation Council

Realising that innovation is the engine for the growth of prosperity and national competitiveness in the 21st century, the President of India has declared 2010 as the ‘Decade of Innovation’. Read More

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Montek, Pitroda to host Google Hangout on 12th Plan

After Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, the Planning Commission is all set to interact with cyberfolks on the Twelfth Plan.


Now, Planning Commission to hangout on Google

Source: The Economic Times, March 12, 2013

NEW DELHI: Have any queries regarding what the government has planned for the economy? Have them all answered at the Google hangout of the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission of India (@PlanComIndia) will conduct its first Google hangout on March 15, 2013. The hangout is meant to discuss the country's recently unveiled 12th Five Year Plan.


A well-balanced and logical Budget - Chat with Sam Pitroda

Source: Rediff, February 28, 2013

Sam Pitroda is an internationally respected development thinker, telecom inventor and entrepreneur. He has spent 48 years in information and communications technology and related human and national developments and is currently advisor to the prime minister of India on public information infrastructure and innovations. Sam Pitroda, who holds close to 100 worldwide patents and has published and lectured widely in the US, Europe, Latin America and Asia, answered our readers' questions on the Union Budget on February 28.


Expert committee under Sam Pitroda Constituted to review Working of Prasar Bharti

Source: Jagran Josh, 30-Jan-2013

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry on 29 January 2013 constituted a seven-member expert committee to review the institutional framework of Prasar Bharti. The committee will be headed by the Advisor to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure, Sam Pitroda. The committee will have Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar as its convener.


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