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Intel chairman to visit India from Nov 2

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Mumbai, Oct 23 (UNI) IT major Intel Corporation chairman Dr Craig R Barrett will visit India from November 2 to 3.

Mr Barrett, who is also chairman of United Nations Global Alliance for Information and Communication Technologies, is on his eighth visit to India, which is a part of an Asia-Pacific tour with the Intel World Ahead Program, said an Intel release here today.

The primary charter of Mr Barrett's visit is to drive the World Ahead Program with communities, government and academia. This programme aims to enhance lives by accelerating access to uncompromised technology with focus on accessibility, connectivity and education.

During his trip, he would visit New Delhi and a tier 4 town to see how technology is making a meaningful difference to people's lives.

During his visit, Mr Barrett will address a roundtable for the UN Global Alliance for ICT and Development in New Delhi and also hold meetings with government officials. He will also address a Digital Leaders Forum, hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in New Delhi.

Speaking on Mr Barrett's trip to India, Intel South Asia Country Manager Ramamurthy Sivakumar said: ''As chairman for UN's Global Alliance for ICT and Development, Dr Barrett has been actively advocating pedagogic transformation around the world and the value that technology can provide in raising social and economic standards globally.'' Intel strongly believes technology has the potential to transform businesses, while education can shape communities at large, he added.

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