THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Sam Pitroda, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations, is visiting the city on Wednesday. The father of the country’s communication revolution will attend two major functions in the city.
At Technopark, Pitroda will address young leaders, entrepreneurs and students on the topic, ‘Leadership and innovation: Ideas for India.’
The session is organised by the Aspen Institute India and Group of Technology Companies (GTech) at Travancore Hall, Technopark from 9 am to 10.30 am. Pitroda’s talk would highlight how leadership is the catalyst and source of creativity and innovation.
The other speakers include Shaffi Mather, fellow, Aspen India Leadership Initiative and advocate, Supreme Court of India, and V K Mathews, GTech president.
Sam Pitroda would later on Wednesday inaugurate a mass awareness campaign for children on Ayurveda at Mascot Hotel. The programme is organised by Ayurveda Keralam as a prelude to the Global Ayurveda Festival to held at Kanakakkunnu from February 9 to 14.
Pitroda will flag off the campaign, where senior physicians from the Department of ISM and members of Ayurveda Medical Association of India will deliver lectures.
The focus of the awareness campaign is to spread the message of a healthy living advocated in Ayurveda for preventing non-communicable diseases.