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PM Narendra Modi ropes in Nandan Nilekani to boost process of digital payments post demonetisation

PM Narendra Modi ropes in Nandan Nilekani to boost process of digital payments post demonetisation

PM Narendra Modi has contended that large volume of liquid cash is a big source of corruption and black money.

Demonetisation will help boost digital economy: Nandan Nilekani

Demonetisation will help boost digital economy: Nandan Nilekani

Former Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India, Nandan Nilekani, has said the demonetisation "shock given to the currency" will boost digital economy., train travelling consumer app startup, raises a fresh round of funding, the train travelling consumer app startup, has raised fresh funding with participation from all its existing investors - Nandan Nilekani, Helion Ventures, Omidyar Partners and Blume Ventures.

Ratan Tata, Nandan Nilekani to set up microfinance firm Avanti Finance

Ratan Tata, Nandan Nilekani to set up microfinance firm Avanti Finance

 Ratan Tata, Nandan Nilekani and Vijay Kelkar have come together to set up a technology-enabled microfinance entity, Avanti Finance, which will focus on delivering affordable and timely credit to under-served and un-served segments in India.

Top 10 Most Generous Indians

Hurun India Philanthropy List has brought out the ranking of the most generous individuals from India.

Centralised voter management system to eliminate distortions: Nilekani

In the book penned by Nandan Nilekani and his UIDAI colleague Viral Shah, they have also pitched for widespread adoption of electronic payment systems.

Now, stories give start-up ideas; get Parekh, Nilekani praise

Top business leaders including Deepak Parekh and Nandan Nilekani have come together to back an innovative concept of an IIM graduate penning down 21 innovative ideas in form short stories -- all of which can be start-up business opportunities.

7 Indians feature in Forbes Asia's Heroes of Philanthropy list

 Seven Indians feature in Forbes Asia's ninth Heroes of Philanthropy list, highlighting most noteworthy contributions to philanthropy from 13 countries across Asia Pacific.

Rising from near-death in 2014, Aadhaar eyes 100-cr milestone

It was billed as just another identity number at the start and critics were seen writing its epitaph in 2014, but Aadhaar laid a strong foundation for itself and is set to be a preferred tool for various people- focussed initiatives of the government in the new year.

Infosys founders fully committed to management, it's all good: Sikka

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka Wednesday said the founders of India's second largest IT services firm Infosys still remain committed to the firm and the sold stock will be used for philanthropic purposes.

Vishal Sikka welcomes share sale by Infosys co-founders

As four founder families sold part of their Infosys holdings Monday, CEO Vishal Sikka said monetisation of shares for philanthropic and entrepreneurship purposes was in line with the company's values.

Infosys' shares end nearly 5% down as founders sell shares

Shares of IT services major Infosys fell nearly 5 percent Monday, wiping out Rs 11,611 crore from its market valuation, after its co-founders N R Narayana Murthy and Nandan Nilekani along with their family members, sold shares worth Rs 6,484 crore.

Infosys founders sell stakes for $1 bn; investors lose $2 bn

A total of 3.26 crore shares, accounting for over 5.5 percent stake in the company, were sold through multiple deals by Murthy, Nilekani, Dinesh and some of their family members, as well as wife of Shibulal.

Centre not considering any proposal to junk Aadhaar project

Government is not considering any proposal to discontinue the Aadhaar project under which biometrics details of residents are collected to generate unique identification number, Parliament was informed Friday.

Technocrats lose to Modi wave

Entry of technocrats and industry torchbearers like Nandan Nilekani and V Balakrishnan into Indian politics was touted as a game changer but all of them tasted defeat at the hustings, swept away by the Modi wave.

Nandan Nilekani trails on Bangalore South seat

Infosys co-founder and technocrat Nandan Nilekani of the Congress party was Friday trailing BJP`s Ananth Kumar by over 35,000 votes in Karnataka`s prestigious Bangalore South Lok Sabha constituency as counting of ballots cast in the general election was in progress.

Nilekani concedes defeat as counting progresses

Nandan Nilekani has conceded defeat to his formidable rival BJP's Ananth Kumar even as the counting of votes progressed.

Confident that people will vote me to power: Ananth Kumar

One of the most keenly watched contests in Thursday`s round of polling is Bangalore South, where Congress candidate and Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani is pitched against five-time BJP MP Ananth Kumar.

IT captains hail Nilekani & Balakrishnan`s political foray

As IT poster boys Nandan Nilekani and V Balakrishnan face electoral test next week, captains of their industry have hailed their plunge into the murky waters of politics.