Is it really smart to create smart cities? Or should we reverse our thinking to concentrate on making smart villages?
It may be a good idea for the government to think of investing in a manner that ensures that the existing system works and, to make them work, use all possible digital tools
With the arrival of digital tools, people have been freed of the shackles of illiteracy
The poorest of poor, illiterate and those living in remote areas can make use of GPS devices to prepare documentary proof of their land-use and get land titles
I would suggest the govt make 2015-16 the year of broadband highways and ensure at least 50,000 panchayats are truly connected and functional
The MPs’ local area development scheme lets them spend Rs 5 crore a year in their constituencies, but more than half don’t use any of the funds
Parliamentarians should create an ecosystem of information in India’s villages
We are gradually getting to a situation of connected world where, crowd, media, governance and economy are going to be on the crossroads of convergence
There is a possibility of community Internets arising—made, run and maintained by local communities by and for themselves
Billions of dollars have flown into India’s e-commerce firms in the last few years. Can the explosive growth improve the lives of traditional skilled workers as well?