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Govt lacking 'brain power' to understand importance of innovation: Pitroda

Stressing that innovation holds the key to create more jobs, Pitroda lamented that the present government at the Centre shut down the National Innovation Council, once chaired by him.

Parties selling lies well: Pitroda

Pitroda, known to be close to the Gandhi family, said joining the government as a minister would have helped Rahul Gandhi.


Over 150 inventors to gather in Gujarat for ‘Maker Fest’

Sam Pitroda to inaugurate innovation fest on Jan 4.

In a first,Hackathon to demystify Plan document


India needs to create 15 million jobs annually: Pitroda

'We need to re-create the entrepreneurial vigour so that we can ensure those 15 million jobs.'

NIC lesson on learning: Tod-Fod-Jod

Proposal aims at encouraging children to grasp rather than cram science,‘become creators’


Teachers should turn mentors,shun traditional methods: Pitroda

Pitroda,also the chairman of National Innovation Council,was addressing the students at the first convocation ceremony of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in the city on Saturday.

‘The brain behind a number of flagship initiatives’

Senior civil servant R Gopalakrishnan,57,who worked in the Prime Minister’s Office through most of the UPA regime,died in Kochi late on Monday night after a prolonged illness.

Govt to award six innovations today

Meant for menial workers,selected for govt support

PM calls for more innovations for poor

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urged India’s innovators to develop more ideas and products for the poor while setting up a fund