“India is an old country, but a young nation; and like the young everywhere we are impatient. I am young, and I too have a dream. I dream of an India strong, independent and self-reliant and in the front rank of the nations of the world in the service of mankind”
In the heart of India’s journey into the twenty-first century were these words said by its youngest Prime Minister ever, Rajiv Gandhi.
Today, all of us use high-end gadgets, smartphones, and computers; the credit of which goes to the man who firmly believed in opening up the doors of India and making it a major stakeholder in the discourse of information technology. Although we fondly remember him as the ‘computer man’ for the role he played in modernising India, most of us aren’t aware of his role in connecting millions of Indians with their loved ones. Watch the video: