Pradeep is the founder of Microland Limited, and a serial entrepreneur. Pradeep has also founded and sold three technology companies including indya.com, planetasia.com and Net Brahma Technologies.
Kalpana is Co-Founder of the Bangalore Agenda Task Force (BATF), a private-public partnership between civil society and the Karnataka government. Using policy interventions and citizen engagement, BATF tackles issues such as health and sanitation, roads and transportation, and urban planning.
The discussion with Pradeep and Kalpana Kar touched upon many topics starting with Kalpana’s work at the Bangalore Action Task Force (BATF) India’s first public-private partnership (PPP). The conversation also touched upon Pradeep and Kalpana’s careers, their engagement with the government and their insights on how governance and growth in Bangalore have changed over time.