Sethu Sethuraman, a professional photographer friend who moved back to India a few years ago, recently forwarded me this amazing story about India’s grassroots enterprise. The writer, Shekhar Kapur, is a critically acclaimed film director and producer.
I can’t remember how many Windows Mobile, BlackBerry and iPhones I’ve cycled through over the past few years, some for minor annoyances or defects. It’s a part of the cost structure and habits in a developed economy, where disposing broken gadgets and buying new ones is generally cheaper. While such habits probably boost the sales of mobile devices (and other gadgets) on an ongoing basis, it can’t be good for the environment.
Shekhar shares how his BlackBerry experience brought him face-to-face with grassroots enterprise in India. Head over to A Blackberry addict discovers grassroots enterprise in India on Shekhar’s blog.