Pitroda asks PM to reactivate GoM on spectrum vacation

Time is appropriate to "reactivate" the GoM on spectrum vacation that could free over 122 Mhz of radiowaves as DoT has almost completed alternate communication network for defence forces, Sam Pitroda, Adviser to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, has said.

Focus on innovation in "Indian way" need of the hour: Pitroda

National Innovation Council Chairman Sam Pitroda Friday said there is a need to focus on innovation in the "Indian way", to make affordable, sustainable and scalable solutions for the larger public good.

$20 bn investment needed to digitise govt records, provide info

Pitroda, who pioneered the telecom revolution in India, added that government will open four large data centres to enable the flow of information up to the panchayat level.