Talk at Rotary Cochin on ADITYA

I was invited to speak at Rotary Club of Cochin to speak about ADITYA story – The making of India’s first solar ferry. Points discussed: Challenges – both technical and non-technical, during the design and construction of ADITYA. ADITYA, India’s first solar ferry and its successful performance in the last four months. Each day the…

Speaking at One Mega Event – Transport India 2017

I had the opportunity to speak at Green Technologies panel in the Transport India 2017 at Pragati Maidan. There were speakers from the roads and railways. I was focussing on water transport. Points discussed: ADITYA, India’s first solar ferry and its successful performance in the last four months. Each day the boat saves 100 litres…

Speaking at Green Shipping India

I was lucky to get a chance to talk about ADITYA in the session “Green Ship design and Shipbuilding” organised by Littoral Shipping on 7 April 2017 at Mumbai. In the session I talked on the following: Existing public ferries and problems associated with them Challenge of designing and building a solar ferry Non-technical challenge…

Speaking at Young Indians event

I got an opportunity to speak to young friends through a program hosted by Young Indians (YI) Kochi chapter at Nucleus Mall, Marad. Read about the event here. Event: 12 Mar, 2017  

Speaking at Seminar on Inland Waterways at CUSAT

It was great to be at CUSAT talking on ADITYA – India’s first solar ferry, its success and how it can be replicated across India. The talk was titled “Replicating Successful Solar Ferry for Inland Water Transport“. Even: 5-Mar-2017 A one day seminar on ‘Inland Waterways Systems in India, its challenges and perspectives’ was held…

Speaking at Inaugural Session of Headstart Calicut

It was a lucky opportunity to inaugurate Headstart in Kozhikode city at IIM campus. My talk focussed on the experience as an entrepreneur and some of the insights that might be useful for a person who is taking the plunge to entrepreneurship = nation building. Read news coverage: MBA universe

CARITAS

Caritas India is nothing but Catholic Bishops Council of India. Caritas itself is virtually a subsidiary of the Vatican. Caritas India Chairman – Bishop Lumen Monteiro Website: http://caritasindia.org       Balance sheet FY2015-16 shows their foreign funding has reduced by about 25% but they are still flush with funds.

Meera Nanda

Books Breaking the Spell of Dharma and Other Essays Prophets Facing Backward: Postmodern Critiques of Science and the Hindu Nationalism in India Postmodernism And Religious Fundamentalism: A Scientific Rebuttal To Hindu Science The God Market Summary Born 1954. Meera Nanda is an Indian writer, historian and philosopher of science with a PhD from Rensselaer Polytechnic…

Martha Nussbaum

Books Cultivating Humanity Sex and Social Justice From Disgust to Humanity: Sexual Orientation and Constitutional Law Plato’s ‘Republic’: the good society and the deformation of desire The clash within: democracy and the Hindu right The new religious intolerance: overcoming the politics of fear in an anxious age Summary She is the current Ernst Freund Distinguished…