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Summary of Keynote Lectures and Panel Discussions of RTDD-2018

  • S. U. Susha LekshmiEmail author
  • Subir Kumar Saha
  • M. R. Ravi
Conference paper
Part of the Design Science and Innovation book series (DSI)

Abstract

In this summary of keynote lectures and panel discussions, we assimilated the essence of the presentations and discussions delivered by the speakers and panellists during the 1st international conference on ‘Rural Technology Development and Delivery (RTDD): RuTAG and its Synergy with other initiatives’ at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India during March 9–11, 2018.

Keywords

Keynote lectures Rural technology Development and delivery Conference 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors of the summary sincerely thank all the keynote speakers for providing their presentation slides and those panel members who briefed their sessions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. U. Susha Lekshmi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Subir Kumar Saha
    • 1
  • M. R. Ravi
    • 1
  1. 1.Rural Technology Action GroupIndian Institute of Technology DelhiHauz Khas, New DelhiIndia

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