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An Innovation Council for Healthcare in India

The union health ministry has just formed an innovation council for healthcare in India. Newstrack India reports that the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is the appointed industry partner for the new council. The council follows, … Continue reading

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Videos of Pecha Kucha Night #18: Education for Innovation

I’m very pleased to share the final videos from all the excellent presentations at the last Pecha Kucha Night in Delhi, which focused on Education for Innovation. You can subscribe to the CKSIndia channel on YouTube to access videos from … Continue reading

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Imagining India as an Innovation Society

India has not always wanted to be an innovation society. Merely ten years ago, conventional wisdom dictated that India should focus its efforts on industrialization. Then came the idea of an information economy, in which a technological infrastructure would direct … Continue reading

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One Week Until Design Public Conclave

We are one week away from Design Public III: Trust, Participation, Innovation, a conclave bringing together government officials, private sector, social sector, funding agencies, specialists, entrepreneurs, and academics to discuss and debate the challenges, goals, and strategies of transforming India … Continue reading

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Aditya interviews Sam Pitroda

Yesterday, CKS’ CEO and Founder, Dr. Aditya Dev Sood, interviewed Mr. Sam Pitroda, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure & Innovations and Chairman of the National Innovation Council (NInC). Mr. Pitroda is also Founder and CEO of … Continue reading

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NInC’s Report to the People: A Review

The National Innovation Council (NInC) published its First Report to the People in November 2011. In the foreword to the report, Sam Pitroda begins by stating the Government’s recognition that “innovation is the engine for national and global growth, employment, … Continue reading

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Design versus Innovation

In case you haven’t noticed, we are plum in the middle of the age of innovation. This term organizes everything the business press enjoys writing about, it is the theme of every business book, it is the lodestar of government … Continue reading

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CKS works with Sam Pitroda and the NInC towards a Centre of Design Innovation

February 1, 2012. New Delhi. The National Innovation Council, headed by Sam Pitroda, is working on building twenty educational centers across India that focus on Design and Innovation. In order to accomplish this, they invited several relevant entities, of which … Continue reading

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