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Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad at Express Adda in Mumbai

At the Express Adda, Prasad was in conversation with Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor, The Indian Express, and Maneesh Chhibber, National Bureau Chief, The Indian Express.

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Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad was the guest speaker at the Express Adda in Mumbai on Wednesday. (Source: Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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In his second innings in an NDA government — he was a minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government as well — the senior lawyer and BJP leader was first given charge of the Ministry of Law and Justice of India.

Ravi Shankar Prasad with Sunil Jain, Managing Editor, Financial Express. (Source: Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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As Law Minister, he successfully piloted the ambitious bill to replace the collegium system of appointments in higher judiciary.

Prasad with business entrepreneur Rakhee Kapoor Tandon and her husband Alkesh Tandon. (Source: Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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Under him, schemes such as Digital India got a fresh impetus, and there was a turnaround in the fortunes of ailing public sector undertakings such as BSNL, which became profitable for the first time in many years. (Source: Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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India Post also started delivering more than just letters and parcels, having been recently granted approval to set up a payments bank by the Union cabinet.

Ravi Shankar Prasad been felicitated by Anant Goenka during Express adda. (Source: Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad at the conversation with Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor, The Indian Express, and Maneesh Chhibber, National Bureau Chief, The Indian Express.(Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

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The Express Adda, which features people at the centre of change, is a series of interactions conducted by The Indian Express Group. (Source: Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

One of the invitees interacts with Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad during Express Adda. (Source: Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)

Anant Goenka, Wholetime Director and Head New Media, Indian Express, with Ravi Shankar Prasad at Express Adda

The Express Adda, which features people at the centre of change, is a series of interactions conducted by The Indian Express Group, had also featured Smriti Irani, Arun Jaitley, Shah Rukh Khan among others. (Source: Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)