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Bill Gates (right), co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in conversation with Wipro Ltd chairman Rishad Premji at the Mint Visionaries event in New Delhi on Sunday (Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint)
Bill Gates (right), co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in conversation with Wipro Ltd chairman Rishad Premji at the Mint Visionaries event in New Delhi on Sunday (Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint)

My wish is for India to eliminate child malnutrition, says Bill Gates

  • 'Malnutrition reduces the potential of kids dramatically, their ability to provide and learn are reduced. It’s like 15 IQ points go away,' said Gates at Mint Visionaries event
  • 'We need more investment to tackle malaria,' said Gates in conversation with Wipro Ltd chairman Rishad Premji

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Mint Visionaries | Bill Gates talks to Rishad Premji about climate change, AI

Watch Bill Gates, co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in conversation with Rishad Premji, chairman, Wipro Ltd., on a topic very close to his heart: Technology For Social Inclusion. Mint Visionaries seeks to showcase a whole host of issues like technology, empowerment, new economy, social change, urban solutions, alternative modes of development, mobility, migration, renewable - all of which are defining a new India.

Amitabh Kant, CEO of Niti Aayog, at Mint Visionaries event in New Delhi on Sunday. (Ramesh Pathania/Mint)
Amitabh Kant, CEO of Niti Aayog, at Mint Visionaries event in New Delhi on Sunday. (Ramesh Pathania/Mint)

India needs explosive pace of technological growth: Amitabh Kant

  • Kant says India is witnessing a radical transformation by sheer use of technology, which includes the use of biometrics, driven Aadhaar as well as mobile
  • Niti Aayog CEO also says data will fuel change in India and enable startups to use them to spearhead change

(Left) Rishad Premji, chairman of Wipro Ltd, in conversation with Bill Gates, co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation at the Mint Visionaries event in New Delhi
(Left) Rishad Premji, chairman of Wipro Ltd, in conversation with Bill Gates, co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation at the Mint Visionaries event in New Delhi

Mint Visionaries | Poor will suffer most due to climate change, says Bill Gates

  • Bill Gates talked about 'Technology for Social Inclusion' with Wipro chairman Rishad Premji at Mint Visionaries event
  • 'One thing that will help India in a big way is to get rid of malnutrition, which reduces potential of kids and their IQ levels,' said Gates

Bill Gates, co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Rishad Premji, chairman of Wipro Ltd
Bill Gates, co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Rishad Premji, chairman of Wipro Ltd

Mint Visionaries 2019 - An overview

  • Bill Gates, co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will be in conversation with Rishad Premji, chairman of Wipro Ltd

Photo: Mint
Photo: Mint

Opinion | What tech has to do with inclusion

Technology has emerged as the most potent tool for creating social inclusion across the world

Photo: iStock
Photo: iStock

Opinion | We are data rich, let’s use it right

In India, social applications that build on data are limited only by imagination

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Melinda Gates, the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. (Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint)
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