The potential of the new India


I was just going through my twitter time-line today, and happened to chance upon Mr. Shekhar Kapur’s tweet (http://twitter.com/shekharkapur/status/18749005723) about his recent blog update “A Blackberry addict discovers grassroots enterprise in India”. I recommend that you read it before continuing with this post.

I really was tempted to respond to this.
What you say is very true sir. This is the real India. Entrepreneurship at its basic best. That is what I love about my India, “Where there’s a will, there’s definitely a way.”

And there is a lot of will in the new India, not yours or mine, but ours. Especially at the grass root levels this is the most apparent.

I sincerely hope these small grass root things get a proper hold and nurture so that they grow up to be what they were always meant to be, pathways for a new & resurgent India, which the world would not dare say no to.

I as opposed to the glitterati am a humble citizen of Bombay (not Mumbai), people like me come across numerous such examples, be it the iPhone 4 jailbreaked and available (for a cool 35K at heera panna or so I’ve heard) or the iPad, or any of the latest gizmo any geek under the sun could wish for.

I agree completely also to your notion, if we can harness this potential there is no telling where we’ll be taking the new India in the 21st Century.

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About Tejas

I am a fun-loving person, who lives in the moment. I don't plan too much into the future.... I am a twitterholic , net-o-maniac, gadgetfreak all rolled into one. I blog about anything to everything (or nothing) that interests me.
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