"There is no phone in the market that I haven't owned at least once." If you thought you changed your #smartphone soon, you have another thing coming when you meet Pradeep. A resident of #Udaipur, he's presently on his 88th smartphone! Tech savvy and up to date about the latest mobile technology, he uses OLX India to sell his old phones. He is also a film maker who runs his father's paan shop during the day. Photo by Ishaan Gupta #Deshruption #DigitalIndia #OnlyInIndia
When on the #DigitalDeshDrive, we find many inspirational stories from all over the country. The first stop is #Pushkar. Click below to read further.
When you think of the older #generation, you don't usually picture them #techsavvy. Dr. Sitaram Vachani of #Pushkar breaks those stereotypes. "When I'm not Skyping with my daughter, I read the Bhagwad Geeta on my phone." He does a lot of his medical research on #google as well. Photo by Ishaan Gupta #inspirationalstories #digitalindia #techstories #storiesfromindia #everydayindia #everydayindian
We're taking you back to the very beginning - our #journey to launching #DigitalDesh and our raison détre! Click below to read more!
If you're headed to #Pushkar for the #pushkarmela this year, try and spot Pawan who has used #technology to help further his #desertsafari business. "My camels grew in numbers after a kind tourist listed me on TripAdvisor." Pawan has now gone from working for #safari operators to owning 400 camels and his own business thanks to the internet! Photo by Ishaan Gupta #indiagoesdigital #rajasthan #picoftheday #inspirationalstories #entrepreneurship #smartentrepreneurs #onlyinindia #storiesfromindia
Meet Deepak and Dhanraj from Village Guda Bishnoi in #Rajasthan. The duo who buy and sell antique jeeps and also are in the business of selling pure breed pups and horses on sites such as @olxindia say, "The internet helped us cut the middlemen and changed our lives." They've used the internet to take their business a step further by listing village safaris in their antique jeeps on the likes of TripAdvisor and Lonely Planet India #digitalindia #indianvillages #jodhpur #jeepsafari #indiagoesdigital #brothersinbusiness #brothers #localbusiness Photo by Ishaan Gupta
The ten heads of #Ravana represented his knowledge of the six shastras and four vedas. For us at #DigitalDesh, it's all about knowledge of the digital playground in India. #HappyDussehra!
"You're staying near MG Road? That's crazy!" says Mr. Walton, owner of Walton's Home Stay in the serenity of Fort Kochi. He entertains us in his office/bookstore and tells us where to have lunch, about spirit guides, bits of history, and stories of bloodshed. And warns us very strictly to send him an email well in advance if we need rooms in season because he's terribly overbooked.
We're thrilled to announce that Jasminder Singh Gulati, CEO of NowFloats is taking Digital Desh to TEDxHyderabad 2016 on the 25th of September.