Sam Pitroda: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Sam Pitroda appointed as Technical Advisor of Odisha Government

Published: January 7, 2016

Renowned telecom engineer and inventor Sam Pitroda has been appointed as Technology Advisor to the Odisha Government. He has been appointed as the technology adviser for development of telecom, electronics, Information Technology, IT Enabled Services sectors of the state. With this appointment he will get the rank of a Cabinet Minister. He will play key ..

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Sam Pitroda's autobiography Dreaming Big- My Journey to Connect India released

Published: October 22, 2015

Autobiography of Sam Pitroda named Dreaming Big: My Journey to Connect India has been released. It is written with the help of an American author David Chanoff. The autobiography describes the journey of Satanarayan Gangaram Pitroda (famously known as Sam Pitroda), who is known as father of Indian telecommunication revolution. The book embarks a life ..

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Prasar Bharti Revamp

Published: December 15, 2013

Today, we have more than 800 channels in our country, out of which around 185 channels are paid channels. Thus, Television in India is a huge industry. Doordarshan with its motto “Satyam Shivam Sundaram” was founded by Government of India in 1959. This was the modest beginning whereby, the terrestrial broadcast started in Delhi in ..

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Current Affairs: January 25, 2012

Published: February 1, 2012

India and Thailand sign MOU in Defense Cooperation On January 25, 2012, India and Thailand signed an MoU on defence cooperation. MoU on Defence Cooperation signed during the visit would help both sides to further streamline and facilitate this process on matters of mutual concern Both the countries also decided to step up bilateral cooperation ..

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Sam Pitroda: Head of Expert Panel on Modernization of Railways

Published: December 28, 2011

Government has constituted an expert committee headed by Sam Pitroda to recommend ways and means to modernize Indian Railways. The focus of the panel, which is to submit its interim report in December, will be on modernization of tracks, signalling, rolling stock, stations and terminals. The members of this committee are Deepak Parekh, HDFC Bank ..

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