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Settlers Unsettled: How can Bengaluru Retain its Dynamic Workforce?

Bangalore is a city of migrants. But we do not know yet how many of them have left the city in the wake of the pandemic. With the lockdown partially lifted, many more may want to return home. There are indications that they may not wish to hurry back. The idea of home has never […]

May 13, 2020 | Panel

Home Work: Imagining a New Deal with Domestic Workers

In this session Rohini moderates a conversation that uncovers both the problems and the possibilities in the relationship between employer and worker. The panels attempts to flip the lens so that we can see the employers’ households from the eyes of the domestic worker; explores whether their rights are well understood and where the law […]

May 8, 2020 | Panel

Keep the Change: Can Bengaluru Sustain the Lessons of the Pandemic

In this session, Rohini moderates a panel discussing the city’s hope for a new normal post COVID-19. She asks her panelists how we can sustain the good change many citizens experienced? How can we make sure that we also include those for whom the change seemed negative? The focus is on what we learnt, why […]

Apr 30, 2020 | Panel

Community Cares: A City Responds

Rohini Nilekani moderates a conversation between one the community response to the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic. Panelists include Anshu Gupta, Nalini Sekhar and Kuldeep Dantewadia. Transcript 00:02 Rohini Nilekani: Well. Hello everybody. Yellarigu namaskara, yellarigu suswagatha. This is the first of the BIC’s live streams, and normally, of course, all of us would have been in […]

Apr 3, 2020 | Panel

Rohini Nilekani on Technology and Education

This is an edited version of Rohini Nilekani’s interview on the importance of digital-led education and early childhood learning, on Pratham’s 25th anniversary. Every child deserves education as a fundamental right in this country. But even today, we are not able to guarantee that right for all the children in India. The journey of bringing […]

Mar 9, 2020 | Interview

ASER 2019 Launch

 This is an edited version of Rohini Nilekani’s conversation with Pratham co-founder, Dr. Madhav Chavan, on the ASER 2019 report. It’s been 20 years since I have been part of the Pratham family, and when we started our work in Karnataka what I enjoyed most was working at the Balwadis with the children and […]

Jan 24, 2020 | Interview

Interview: What Shall We Do With All This Money?

Published transcript of an interview with Rohini Nilekani and Jayesh Parekh (Author), in What Shall We Do With All This Money? – Inspiring perspectives on Wealth PDF

Dec 6, 2019 | Interview

IPSMF | Panel Discussion on ‘The Future of News Media & The Role Of Independent Media’

This is an edited version of the IPSMF Panel Discussion on The Future of News Media & The Role Of Independent Media on October 25, 2019, at BIC, Bengaluru, moderated by Rohini Nilekani. The panellists included Anya Schiffrin, Professor, Columbia University; Govind Ethiraj, Founder, IndiaSpend; Jagannathan R, Editorial Director, Swarajya; Seema Singh, Founding Editor, The […]

Oct 25, 2019 | Panel

Our Cities, Our Rivers: Re-imagining the Relationship

As 1.3 billion people seek better lives in a monsoon-dependent economy, the white and green revolutions may have produced grains and milk, but water is in some parts of India today more expensive and less accessible than milk. Ground water resources are depleting. NIITI Ayog sees a crisis by 2020. Where do we stand? How […]

Feb 9, 2019 | Interview

India’s Uber Rich: How they Should Behave.

Rohini Nilekani in conversation with Vikram Singh Mehta at Times Lit Fest-Delhi 2016.   Transcript 00:10 Vikram Singh Mehta: The topic that we are gonna talk about is somewhat provocative topic, “The uber-rich, how should they behave?” And I say it’s provocative because it’s very difficult to even understand the word, uber-rich. What does that […]

Dec 23, 2016 | Interview