Kerala mulls insurance cover for ayurveda protocol

Source: Business Line, March 6, 2012

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MARCH 6: Kerala is hoping to become the first State to bring Ayurvedic treatment also under insurance cover. This is part of an action plan of the State Government to boost traditional knowledge in healthcare and become a global destination for Ayurveda.

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Pitroda panel for RFID tracking system for trains

 

Source: IndoLink, March 7, 2012

NEW DELHI: The Sam Pitroda committee report on rail modernization has recommended for setting up frequent identification (RFID) tracking system to track trains on real-time basis and to improve utilization of their coaches, wagons and locomotives.

Advocating complete computerization of railways, the high-power committee has also strongly pitched for introducing e-file system to expedite decision making. 

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Leadership and Innovation: Ideas for India- A session with Sam Pitroda

Source: Technoparktbi, 27 February, 2012

Mr Sam Pitroda, Advisor to the Prime Minister of India on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations addressed young leaders, entrepreneurs and students and took session on ‘Leadership and Innovation: Ideas for India on Jan 25, 2012 at Travancore Hall, Technopark, Trivandrum. Sam Pitroda urged them to work towards building innovation as the latest culture in India. He said it would only be innovation that would take the country to dizzying heights.He said people with great ideas would definitely have the opportunity to implement their ideas with the right funding.

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Sam Pitroda unveils railways modernisation report

Source: Kerala New, 27 February, 2012

New Delhi, Feb 27 : Prime Minister's advisor Sam Pitroda today unveiled an ambitious Rs 8 lakh crore modernisation roadmap for Indian railways to be carried out in 'mission mode' in next five years.

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Sam Pitroda panel suggests likely to overhaul of railway's communication

Source: ET, 26, February, 2012

NEW DELHI: The much awaited Sam Pitroda committee report on rail modernisation is expected to stress for complete upgradation of railway's communication system and call for a centralised train monitoring system right from Rail Bhavan in the capital.

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