India one of the oldest civilization in the world, India one of the largest democratic country in the world, India the land of holy saints, more diverse than any other nation in the world, officially known as the Republic of India.
India celebrates various culture, famous for its tasty food, and rich festivals. But there’s more than this and to let you know that I listed out 9 TED talks on India. Here it begins:
1. 5 steps for clean air in India
By Arunabha Ghosh
Social entrepreneur Arunabha Ghosh brought one of the public health crisis on the surface and lays out 5 steps plan for clean air in India.
Every demand the people of India to step up and make the changes, it is not correct to blame the government or others.
Public of any nation has the power to chose and decide what’s good for them and what’s not.
2. How India’s Local Recyclers Could Solve Plastic Pollution
By Mani Vajipey
Plastic is now a global issue and many nations put a restriction to it. One of the popular solutions to plastic is recycling and thanks to India’s extensive network of informal recyclers known as “kabadiwalas” India’s plastic recycling rate is highest in the world.
3. A Bold Plan To Empower 1.6 Million Out-Of-School Girls In India
By Safeena Husain
According to the world bank, a girls’ education is one of the best investments that a country can make.
This thought takes Safeena Husain to a bold plan to enrol 1.6 million girls in school over the next 5 years. She’s the founder of “Educate Girls” and doing the work on educating the girls from more than a decade.
Hat’s off to you ma’am!!!
4. Does Democracy Stifle Economic Growth?
By Yasheng Huang
The topic is economic growth in India and China. Yasheng Huang compares the growth of these two giants and his answer may amaze you.
5. How India’s Smartphone Revolution Is Creating A New Generation Of Readers And Writers
By Chiki Sarkar
India is the second-largest populous country in the world yet it not even 50 decent book stores in the country says publisher Chiki Sarkar.
So, how we get more readers and writers into the smartphone-addicted nation.
6. Ideas For India’s Future
By Nandan Nilekani
Nandan Nilekani, the co-founder of Infosys talks about ideas in primary education, urbanization, infrastructure and few more.
7. How Women In Rural India Turned Courage Into Capital
By Chetna Gala Sinha
What is the minimum amount to open a bank account in India, Rs 5000, Rs 1000, or Rs 500?
These numbers seem very less to you but think in the perspective of the daily wage worker. Most of them hardly earn Rs 100/family/day.
Chetna Gala Sinha founder of Mann Deshi Bank started a bank with courageous women for these people. Her story is simply inspiring.
8. India’s Invisible Innovation
By Nirmalya Kumar
Over the past two decades, India became a global hub for BPO, and software development. But could India go any further, could India become a global innovation hub. Find out with Nirmalaya Kumar.
9. India’s Hidden Hotbeds Of Invention
By Anil Gupta
Honey Bee Networks support the grassroots inventors who are rich in knowledge but poor in the resource. But things are changing.
These are a few videos out of what we thought to best. We love to hear your suggestions or let us know if you have more such intriguing videos or ideas.
Foot Note: I’ve also combined a list TED Talks to understand life and environment better.