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Narayan Murthy’s vision for a Better India

Chairman and Chief Mentor of Indian software company Infosys, N. R. Narayana Murthy addresses students at a convocation of Ahmedabad University in Ahmedabad on July 18, 2011. Murthy was the chief guest at the first convocation of the institution in the western India state of Gujarat. AFP PHOTO/Sam PANTHAKY

Narayana Murthy’s vision for a Better India

In a recent interview published in the ‘Cities of Opportunity’ report published by global consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopersN.R. Narayana Murthy, founder of Infosys takes a clear-eyed look at the challenges and opportunities that face a nation urbanizing at the rate of 20,000 new city dwellers a day.

“To bring prosperity to the vast majority of Indians,” Murthy counsels, “we need to enhance our governance system, enhance our transparency and accountability, combat corruption, and enhance our infrastructure.”