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Social Innovations Needed To Solve The Problems Of The Poor: Sam Pitroda
Lokvani
New Delhi, Feb 02, 2012

"India is in a unique position to solve the problems of the poor as it has the largest number of poor and huge amount of talent to address challenges faced by them. Unfortunately a lot of talent is devoted to solving the problem of the rich. Innovations are needed to solve the problem of the poor," said Sam Pitroda


India can’t go the China way in controlling the Internet: Sam Pitroda
The Economic Times
New Delhi, Jan 24, 2012

Pitroda draws on his wealth of experience to dicuss issues plaguing the government like Internet censorship and his vision of social innovation in an exclusive chat with Harsimran Julka and Paramita Chatterjee :


Social Innovations needed to solve the problems of the poor: Sam Pitroda
Small Enterprise India
New Delhi, Jan 23, 2012

India is in a unique position to solve the problems of the poor as it has the largest number of poor and huge amount of talent to address challenges faced by them, said Sam Pitroda, advisor to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on public information infrastructure and innovations and Honorary Chairman of Action For India.


National Innovation Fund to be Operational by June-July: Pitroda
Entrepreneur India
New Delhi, Jan 23, 2012

To support social entrepreneurs set up new business models to bring about change and foster all round innovations in different fields, efforts are underway to start The National Innovation Fund by June-July.


Focus on technology: Pitroda to entrepreneurs
Cybermedia India Online Limited
New Delhi, Jan 23, 2012

Sam Pitroda asked entrepreneurs to focus on technology that can make social enterprises scale their operations to get them more pervasive in coverage and impact.


Social Innovations Needed To Solve Problems Of Poor: Sam Pitroda
EFY Times
New Delhi, Jan 23, 2012

India is in a unique position to solve the problems of the poor as it has the largest number of poor and huge amount of talent to address challenges faced by them, said Sam Pitroda, advisor to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on public information infrastructure and innovations and Honorary Chairman of Action For India.


Social innovations needed to reach the poor, says Pitroda
The Hindu Business Line
New Delhi, Jan 22, 2012

Mr Pitroda was addressing a meet of 100 young social innovators in IIT Delhi on Saturday, organised by the ‘Action For India’ Forum 2012. He said to support social entrepreneurs set up new business models to bring about change, efforts were under way to increase the corpus of National Innovation Fund.


Africans want to emulate Indian model of development: Sam Pitroda
Zee Biz
New Delhi, Jan 21, 2012

“At least five African countries are looking at Indian models of development to solve the problems at the bottom of the pyramid” as Western models were not scalable, said Pitroda, adviser to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on public information infrastructure and innovations.


Africans want to emulate Indian model of development: Sam Pitroda
The Economic Times
New Delhi, Jan 21, 2012

Impressed by the efforts of social entrepreneurs to make the public delivery service more effective, five African countries want to emulate the Indian models of development, said Sam Pitroda here Saturday.


Poor needs social innovations: Sam Pitroda
India Blooms News Service
New Delhi, Jan 21, 2012

“There is a lot of talent solving the problem of the rich. Innovations are needed to solve the problem of the poor,” Pitroda said while addressing a meet of 100 young social innovators at the first ever Action For India Forum 2012 focussing on how technology can make social enterprises scale their operations more effectively.


Social Innovations needed to solve the problems of the poor: Sam Pitroda
India Education Diary
New Delhi, Jan 21, 2012

India is in a unique position to solve the problems of the poor as it has the largest number of poor and huge amount of talent to address challenges faced by them, said Sam Pitroda, advisor to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on public information infrastructure and innovations and Honorary Chairman of Action For India.



Innovators, tech gurus to galvanize Young Social Innovators

India Education Diary
New Delhi, Jan 21, 2012

Come Saturday, January 21 and India’s most celebrated social innovators – bureaucrat Anil Swarup, entrepreneur William Bissel, social innovator CP Das, energy expert Swati Bhogle, healthcare change agent Dr Ashwin Naik, Self-Help Group pioneer Anish Kumar, skill development agency chief Dilip Shenoy – will put their heads together to galvanize 100 Young Social Innovators to discover how technology can help social enterprises get more pervasive in coverage and impact.


Select list of Young Social Innovators presenting on Jan 21

The list of Young Social Innovators who will present their organizations at the AFI forum 2012 is released.


Innovators, tech gurus to galvanize Young Social Innovators
New Delhi January 18, 2012

Come Saturday, January 21 and India’s most celebrated social innovators – bureaucrat Anil Swarup, entrepreneur William Bissel, social innovator CP Das, energy expert Swati Bhogle, healthcare change agent Dr Ashwin Naik, Self-Help Group pioneer Anish Kumar, skill development agency chief Dilip Shenoy – will put their heads together to galvanize 100 Young Social Innovators to discover how technology can help social enterprises get more pervasive in coverage and impact.


Social Innovations needed to solve the problems of the poor: Sam Pitroda
New Delhi, Jan 21, 2012

India is in a unique position to solve the problems of the poor as it has the largest number of poor and huge amount of talent to address challenges faced by them, said Sam Pitroda, advisor to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on public information infrastructure and innovations and Honorary Chairman of Action For India.


National Innovation Fund may take off in June-July
The Hindu Business Line
New Delhi, Jan 20, 2012

The National Innovation Fund, set up to encourage early stage innovations, is likely to begin operations by June-July.


Innovators, tech gurus to galvanize Young Social Innovators
APN NEWS
New Delhi, Jan 19, 2012

Tech Czar Sam Pitroda who invests a day leading Young Social Innovators session in the capital says, “Social innovations are critical for solving India's challenges of inclusion and fulfilling unmet needs of a large number of people.”/p>


Innovators, tech gurus to galvanize Young Social Innovators
CoolAvenues Newswire
New Delhi, Jan 19, 2012

Come Saturday, January 21 and India’s most celebrated social innovators will put their heads together to galvanize 100 Young Social Innovators to discover how technology can help social enterprises get more pervasive in coverage and impact.


Action for India Forum 2012
123oye. India
Jan 18, 2012

Innovators, tech gurus to galvanize Young Social Innovators
Action for India Forum ’12 to focus on scaling social impact through technology.


Tech gurus to reward young social innovators
Cybermedia India Online Limited
New Delhi, Jan 18, 2012

At Action for India Forum ’12 in New Delhi this Saturday, renowned social innovators would discover how technology can help social enterprises get more pervasive in coverage and impact as well as galvanize 100 Young Social Innovators


Innovators, tech gurus to galvanize Young Social Innovators
DARE
Jan 18, 2012

Come Saturday, January 21 and India’s most celebrated social innovators – bureaucrat Anil Swarup, entrepreneur William Bissel, social innovator CP Das, energy expert Swati Bhogle, healthcare change agent Dr Ashwin Naik, Self-Help Group pioneer Anish Kumar, skill development agency chief Dilip Shenoy – will put their heads together to galvanize 100 Young Social Innovators to discover how technology can help social enterprises get more pervasive in coverage and impact.


Global Social Innovation Meet In New Delhi
JustMeans
New Delhi, Jan 15, 2012

US-based technology expert and inventor Sam Pitroda is heading a delegation of a hundred young social innovators that will visit New Delhi, India on January 21, 2012. The key purpose of the meet will be to discuss how social enterprises can make more effective use of technology to achieve their goals.

Tech Czar Sam Pitroda To Lead Young Social Innovators Meet
EFY Times
New Delhi, Jan 13, 2012

Leading US-based inventor, entrepreneur and policymaker Sam Pitroda will lead nearly 100 Young Social Innovators to discuss how technology can make social enterprises more effective at a day-long session in New Delhi on Saturday, January 21, 2012.


Sam Pitroda to lead Young Social Innovators meet at New Delhi Jan 21
Cool Avenues
New Delhi, Jan 13, 2012

Leading US-based inventor, entrepreneur and policymaker Sam Pitroda will lead nearly 100 Young Social Innovators to discuss how technology can make social enterprises more effective at a day-long session in New Delhi on Saturday, January 21, 2012.


Sam Pitroda to lead young social innovators meet in New Delhi
The Economic Times
New Delhi, Jan 12, 2012

Leading US-based entrepreneur and policymaker Sam Pitroda will soon lead nearly 100 young social innovators to India to discuss how technology can make social enterprises more effective.


Sam Pitroda to lead young social innovators
Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Jan 12, 2012

Leading US-based inventor, entrepreneur and policymaker Sam Pitroda will lead nearly 100 Young Social Innovators to discuss how technology can make social enterprises more effective at a day-long session in New Delhi on Saturday.


Sam Pitroda to interact with ‘social innovators
Yahoo! India Finance
New Delhi, Jan 12, 2012

Tech czar Sam Pitroda will lead nearly 100 young ‘ social innovators’ at a daylong session here Jan 21 to discuss how technology can make social enterprises more effective.


Sam Pitroda to lead 100 Young Social Entrepreneurs; IIT D Sat Jan 21
Wow! Delhi CityLife
New Delhi, Jan 12, 2012

At this session inventor, entrepreneur and policymaker Sam Pitroda will lead nearly 100 Young Social Innovators to discuss how technology can help social enterprises more effective.


Sam Pitroda to lead young social innovators meet in New Delhi
Economic Times
Washington, Jan 12, 2012

Leading US-based entrepreneur and policymaker Sam Pitroda will soon lead nearly 100 young social innovators to India to discuss how technology can make social enterprises more effective


Tech Czar Sam Pitroda to lead Young Social Innovators meet at New Delhi Jan 21
India Education Diary
New Delhi, Jan 12, 2012

Leading US-based inventor, entrepreneur and policymaker Sam Pitroda will lead nearly 100 Young Social Innovators to discuss how technology can make social enterprises more effective at a day-long session in New Delhi on Saturday, January 21.


Sam Pitroda to lead young social innovators
India Blooms News Service
New Delhi, Jan 12, 2012

Leading US-based inventor, entrepreneur and policymaker Sam Pitroda will lead nearly 100 Young Social Innovators to discuss how technology can make social enterprises more effective at a day-long session in New Delhi.


Pitroda to lead 100 social innovators in Delhi
connect.in.com
New Delhi, Jan 12, 2012

Leading US-based inventor, entrepreneur and technocrat Sam Pitroda will lead nearly 100 young social innovators to discuss how technology can make social enterprises more effective.


Sam Pitroda to lead young social innovators
NEWKERALA
New Delhi, Jan 12, 2012

Sam Pitroda, currently advisor to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on public information infrastructure and innovations says, Through technology we begin to think about things differently.


Sam Pitroda to interact with social innovators
NEWKERALA
New Delhi, Jan 12, 2012

Tech czar Sam Pitroda will lead nearly 100 young social innovators here on Jan 21 to discuss how technology can make social enterprises more effective.


Pitroda to lead 100 social innovators in Delhi
Cybermedia India Online Limited
New Delhi, Jan 12, 2012

Leading US-based inventor, entrepreneur and technocrat Sam Pitroda will lead nearly 100 young social innovators to discuss how technology can make social enterprises more effective at a day-long session in New Delhi on January 21, 2012.


Young Social Innovators
Cybermedia India Online Limited
New Delhi, Jan 12, 2012

Entrepreneur and policy maker Sam Pitroda will be interacting on social innovation with 100 young students in Delhi as part of Action For India – Annual Forum which will be held in New Delhi on January 21.


Sam Pitroda to interact with social innovators
Top News
New Delhi, Jan 12, 2012

Tech czar Sam Pitroda will lead nearly 100 young social innovators at a daylong session here Jan 21 .


Tech Czar Sam Pitroda to lead Young Social Innovators meet
New Delhi January 12, 2012

Leading inventor, entrepreneur and policymaker Sam Pitroda will lead nearly 100 Young Social Innovators to discuss how technology can make social enterprises more effective at a day-long session in New Delhi on Saturday, January 21, 2012.


Ending disparity in India biggest challenge
NDTV Profit: Money Mantra
Chennai, Jan 8, 2012

Sam Pitroda, adviser to the PM on public infrastructure, information and innovations says the benefits of progress should reach the lowest strata of the society.


How Can Technology Help Social Enterprise Create 10x Impact?
LokVani
New Delhi, Jan 05, 2012

Action for India(AFI), an organization inspired by and formed with the support of Sam Pitroda, advisor to the Prime Minister of India and Chairman of the National Innovation Council of India will hold its first annual forum on Jan 21 in New Delhi.


AFI SVC Trek will include visits to the following Organizations