IT.biz sees absence of speakers

IT.biz sees absence of speakers

The flagship event saw the emergence of vibrant and highly-skilled and innovative India with strong presence of start-ups. Another key attraction of the event was the exhibition organised to showcase the innovation, which was dominated by companies from STPI in Karnataka, which is also one of the associate partners of the event.

Though there were various panel discussions and keynote addresses on creating an inclusive and developed India, the absence of invited speakers was a major worry for the organisers, from the first day itself. Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Telecom Minister A Raja were expected to participate in the inauguration ceremony but both were absent on the first day of the event.

In the information furnished in the list of speakers for the final day were Advisor to Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations Sam Pitroda and Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor Usha Thorat —both failed to make it to the event.
Bangalore IT biz 2010, also had less number of visitors in comparison to previous years, leaving the exhibition halls to be occupied by only the exhibitors, most of the time.


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