Sunday, January 11, 2009

Know Your India Better - The Tata Jagriti Yatra

If you can spare 20 days and have the interest understand India in depth, here is a chance. The Jagriti Yatra sponsored by Tata, is an interesting event that takes some 350 young enterpreuners to all the corners of India in a 20 day train journey. It may also include some foreign nationals as well. 

This yatra helps you meet not just the other 349 people on board, but you also get to meet the people who are making a difference across India. These real heroes are mostly from rural areas striving to make a difference. At key transits, you can interact with these interesting personalities and participate in meetings/debates that are likely to be telecasted in national televisions. People involved in the past includes Dr. Kiran Bedi, Dr Rajendra Pachauri, Mr. N.R.Narayana Murthy (Infosys), Mr. Tulsi Tanti (Suzlon) to name a few. 

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