Takshashila hosted Madan Padaki at their offices on 7 March 2018.
Madan Padaki is an Indian entrepreneur and business executive. He is the co-founder and director of Sylvant Advisors, in the field of education management; CEO and MD of Head Held High Services, a social enterprise for rural youth, and former co-founder of MeritTrac Services, a skill assessment and testing company.
Madan spoke extensively about the need to create more entrepreneurs in India as well as the need to develop rural centres of commerce. He also covered the nature of e-commerce platforms and how they are modifying the small businesses and jobs scenario in Tier II and Tier III cities in India.
Madan also highlighted the need to create sustainable employment growth over the next two decades for India to maintain competitive advantage with the rest of the world.