Anil Gupta

Professor Gupta has been at the forefront of social innovation in India. He works in the area of expanding global, national and local space for grassroots inventors and innovators to ensure recognition, respect and reward for them. His mission is to demonstrate the potential of knowledge rich economically poor people in taking developing societies out of the morass of mediocrity and lead these on to a path of sustainable progress.

Related Sessions
Saturday 30 October 2010, 12.15pm Lecture Theatre 1
Sunday 31 October 2010, 10.45am Upper Gulbenkian Gallery

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