Tarun Khanna

Tarun Khanna

The writer is Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School, and director, South Asia Institute, Harvard University, US

Mentoring young India
Thu, Jun 01, 2017

Tinkering Laboratories — Niti Aayog-promoted open-innovation workspaces in high schools — has the potential to ignite entrepreneurship from below

A change called NeHA
Fri, Nov 25, 2016

The proposed National e-Health Authority, which will oversee digitisation of health information, could launch a digital health revolution in India. But safeguards need to be in place to protect patients’ privacy.

Essential start-up lessons
Tue, Jan 19, 2016

Risk taking, experimentation and teamwork must also infect government machinery.

Fail and pass: Why Modi must take a cue from Li’s rhetoric
Tue, Oct 06, 2015

Acceptance of failure must accompany all risk-taking and entrepreneurship. It is generally absent in India.

Beware the hierarchy
Thu, May 07, 2015

It is not intrinsically bad. But it forms a cocoon that ‘protects’ those on top from new ideas.

If Ebola comes to India
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

The current Indian government strategy focuses primarily on government hospitals to contain and manage Ebola