Pitroda to deliver lecture via live webcast on Jan 23

Questions can be submitted via Twitter on his handle @pitrodasam

PTI | January 21, 2013



 Sam Pitroda, the Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovation, will deliver a lecture through live webcast on the National Knowledge Network (NKN) on January 23.

Also, professor of Harvard University and author of 'What 'Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets' Michael Sandel will deliver lecture on Democratising Information, Justice, Equality and the Rule of Law, an official statement said today.

"The lecture will be broadcast on NKN from Delhi University, from 10am to 11.30 am, to at least 3 lakh students across India. The lecture will be followed by an interactive Q&A session with students at NKN connected locations," it added.

Questions can also be submitted via Twitter (@pitrodasam) and the live webcast of the lecture will be streamed at www.webcast.gov.in/nkn.

NKN is a multi gigabit pan India network, built by government to connect all education and research institutions in the country and is being implemented by the National Informatics Centre.

It has, so far, connected over 900 nodes in the country with a dedicated bandwidth of 1Gbps/100mbps.

 

 

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