#Charcha2020: Pramod Bhasin, Arvind Gupta on Tech for Development

The event will examine how govt, academia, donors, funders, nonprofits can participate in collaborative action.

Updated16 May 2020, 06:18 AM IST
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Landmark events have historically been turning points in the way governments, businesses and people operate and they opened up new avenues of growth and innovation. COVID-19 has already led to new practices being adopted in education, remote-working, health etc. and has pushed us past old hurdles.

As a new normal emerges, it makes us rethink social problems and come up with innovative ways to solve them. Will COVID-19 be a catalyst of change in the development sector?

The/Nudge Foundation is hosting '#charcha2020' - a platform to bring together thinkers, researchers, practitioners, enablers, policymakers, communicators, philanthropists and community leaders to address the toughest challenges in a post-COVID world. Registration link for this panel event can be found below.

On Saturday, 16 May, watch Arvind Gupta, ex-CEO at MyGov; Krishnakumar Natarajan, Founder at Mindtree; Pramod Bhasin, ex-CEO at Genpact; Sharad Sharma, Co-founder iSPIRIT and Vineet Rai (Chairman, Aavishkaar Group) discuss the role of technology in inclusive development. Watch them here at 11:05 am:

For long, we have struggled with making digital information and knowledge inclusive. What role does technology play in reaching the masses at scale? What is needed to build cutting edge products for the community, with the community? Experts answer all the questions here.

The first session under the Social Innovation theme was held on 14 May which consisted of the following panelist Lalitesh Katragadda, Gayathri Vasudevan, Urvashi Devidayal and Dr Sunil Anad. Watch it here :

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Published: 14 May 2020, 06:25 AM IST
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