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Nilekanis' most ambitious project to teach 200 million children

Nilekanis' most ambitious project to teach 200 million children

Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini are trying to improve education across India using interactive computer games and software to teach children via smartphones.  Image: Rohini's involvement in primary education goes back 25 years. Photograph, courtesy: Nandan Nilekani/Facebook     Our order for lunch is being taken at Bengaluru's inventive Caperberry restaurant when we are all baffled by a word that would likely not be allowed in a game of Scrabble. The manager has asked ..., 1 month ago
Lunch with BS: Nandan & Rohini Nilekani Business Standard, 1 month ago
Fifth Metro: The retreat of Nandan Nilekani Indian Express, 2 months ago
Financial Express

Azim Premji, Rohini Nilekani to start independent media ventures

The Wipro chairman has been very active on the philanthropy front with strong commitment towards education in the country. (Reuters) Wipro chairman Azim Premji and Arghyam Foundation chairperson Rohini Nilekani have come together to fund and ...
 Financial Express2 weeks ago

Nandan is able to imagine scale in a way that is rare: Rohini Nilekani on working with him on EkStep

"Many people advised me not to work with my husband. But we’ve taken that risk. So far, so good. We haven’t had too many fights yet," says Rohini Nilekani.
 Economic Times2 months ago

Nilekani comes up with a 'Genie'

EkStep to offer android app-based solutions to help children solve learning problemsIt all started on June 15 last year during a small meeting at the house of Nandan Nilekani, who had just returned home after spending a few weeks in the US following his defeat in the Lok Sabha elections. Other than the hosts -- Nilekani and wife Rohini -- the only other person present was Shankar Maruwada, a seasoned tech entrepreneur who had joined Nilekani’s core team at the Unique Identification ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

'Sikka is taking Infosys to the next level'

Image: Vishal Sikka and Infosys Founder N R Narayana Murthy at an Infosys event. Photograph: Indrani Roy/ 'I am looking at interesting kinds of start-ups.' 'If you look at Western industrialisation, they went from small farms to big farms, from locksmiths to factories, and from small retailers to Wal-Mart and Tesco.' 'The big theme is when 500 million Indians will be coming on to smartphones -- they will be very conscious of their data and how it's being used.' Nandan Nilekani, ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago
Outlook India

Head Starters

It's the best time to be an entrepreneur in India. Bet everyone is tired of hearing this statement, but then even cynical old-timers who have seen many a bubble insist this time it's different. Indeed, it sounds fashionable to be an entrepreneur in ...
 Outlook India1 week ago

Acid attack victims to get Rs 3k pension per month

Minister for Women and Child Development, Umashree said on Wednesday that the State government would pay a pension of Rs 3,000 per month to acid attack victims, throughout their life. Speaking after inaugurating the national seminar on 'Early Childhood ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
Financial Express

Bengaluru billionaires register media trust

The Media Trust is the first concerted endeavour to fund online media ventures in a country where burgeoning mainstream print media and television firms are backed by corporate houses which is seen as a conflict of interest and antithetical to free ...
 Financial Express2 weeks ago
Businessworld India

Pratham Books Launches An Online Stories Platform For Children

Storyweaver is an open source platform with over 800 stories, 2000 images in 24 languages without any footnotes By Sanjitha Rao Chaini Children's book publishers are seeking innovative ways to reach out to kids. Bangalore-based not-for-profit ...
 Businessworld India3 weeks ago Pratham Books launches CC-BY digital platform for kids books  Media Nama3 weeks ago
Mid Day

World Literacy Day: A digital open source for books and images

It's part of children's rights: the right to education. And Pratham Books takes children very seriously. Their motto: a book in every child's hands has been something that they have worked together for, for many years. Children access Pratham ...
 Mid Day3 weeks ago International Literacy Day: A digital open source for books and images  Mid Day3 weeks ago
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