Podcasts

#24 Foodtech: a foundation boon to sustainable food systems

19/09/21
Administration
A big thank you to all of you who attended our seminar on Foodtech. DMI invited Ganesh Shenoy, Chair of the Board of the Norwegian Business Association of India (NBAI) for a C-suite conversation on Foodtech. Shenoy is also CFO & VP IT, MTR Foods Pvt Ltd (owned by Orkla).  Here is what was discussed:  What is FoodTech? […]
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#23 Indias population policy

01/09/21
Administration
We are proud to have with us  Dr. Parakala Prabhakar, a well known Indian political economist, political commentator, economic, and social affairs.  Dr Prabhakar was an advisor to the Andhra Pradesh government from 2014 to 2018 and he is the Managing Director of RightFOLIO.   Dr Parakala Prabhakar does not shy away from being critical of the government while being […]
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#22 How India will redesign the world

31/08/21
Administration
The world was last designed seventy-five years ago. In the late nineteenth century, the three great powers were imperial Britain, the United States, and a rising Germany. In the mid-twentieth century, the US, Britain and the Soviet Union formed the dominant troika. As the twenty-first century enters its second quartile, the three most important nations will be […]
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#21 Politics that works: MP Ola Elvestuen

31/08/21
Administration
Did you know that over 54% of all new cars sold in Norway in 2020 were battery electric vehicles (EVs). The Norwegian national ambition is that all new cars sold by 2025 should be zero-emission (electric or hydrogen). Norway serves as an exemplary model for widespread adoption of EV's, achieved through a combination of smart incentives, infrastructure, and benevolent conditions. DMI applauds Norway […]
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#20 Yara: the digital revolution in agriculture

31/08/21
Administration
A big thank you to the 50+ who attended this seminar. DMI invited Sanjiv Kanwar, the country manager, India for Yara International on Clubhouse to discuss the transition of agriculture in India and the various opportunities that lie ahead.  Here is what was discussed: - Future of Yara International in India - Food and nutritional security  - Digital farming - Participation of women in agriculture - Yara's […]
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#19 Norway the EV capital of the world

31/08/21
Administration
The electrification of the global transport sector is driving demand for lithium-ion batteries, and Norway is leading the way in sustainable, circular battery production. We invited Jan Tore Gjøbyand Dhivik Ashok along to disuss how Norway is building a circular ecosystem for industrial battery production. Jan Tore Gjøby is an eMobility educator and advisor in Norway. His wide experiences […]
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#18 Should India strive for westernization or modernization?

31/08/21
Administration
A big thank you to the 90+ who attended this seminar  क्या आधुनिकीकरण के लिए पश्चिमीकरण की आवश्यकता है? क्या आधुनिकीकरण के लिए पश्चिमीकरण की आवश्यकता है? जानिए भारत का नजरिया! Westernisation is about adopting western values whereas modernisation is a change or transformation process of adapting something to modern needs or habits. What should […]
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#17 1814 and the Consitution of Norway

31/08/21
Administration
In this special May 17th podcast episode we have with us the Director of Eidsvoll 1814, Bård Frydenlund. We touched up on why Eidsvoll Manor House is one of Norway’s most important national symbols, why we ended up celebrating our National Day on May 17th, what is written in the Constitution of Norway and when Norway became a democracy. As […]
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#16 Indias past, present and future

31/08/21
Administration
A big thank you to the 80+ people who joined our seminar: Indias past, present and future with Dr. Parakala Prabakar. Dr Parakala Prabhakar is an Indian political economist and political commentator in economic and social affairs. He served as Communications Advisor and held a cabinet rank position in the Andhra Pradesh Government between July 2014 and June 2018. He is […]
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#15 Children and poverty in the face of COVID-19

31/08/21
Administration
India is home to the largest child population in the world, with almost 41 per cent of the total population under eighteen years of age. The health and security of the country’s children is integral to any vision, for its progress and development. Doctors and health care professionals are often the first point of contact […]
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#14 Red Cross and Norway support India

31/08/21
Administration
Norway provides NOK 20 million in humanitarian aid to India due to the corona pandemic. Norwegian authorities believe that a persistent crisis in India will have negative global ripple effects. The money will go through the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Red Cross. The Norwegian support will, among other things, contribute to ambulance services […]
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#13 Indian Brain Drain

31/08/21
Administration
According to the United Nations, India has the largest diaspora (17.5 million) in the world. There’s a reason the Indian diaspora is the largest in the world. “Non-residential” Indians are becoming “not-returning” Indians, and even the “reverse brain drain” has stopped.  Over the years, millions of young talented Indians from various disciplines have left their soil in search […]
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#12 Kinas femårsplan og Atmanirbhar Bharat

31/08/21
Administration
One of Norway's leading experts on China, Knut Sørlie, joined us for this podcast episode. Listen to the episode and hear what he and Rina Sunder have to share when it comes to the questions:  Why does China have a 5 year plan? What is the status of the plan? Status on India. Is India operating with […]
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#11 Norway - India cooperation and different leadership styles

31/08/21
Administration
In this episode Wayne Cheong and Rina Sunder are discussing  How Det moderne India is using podcasting as the medium for leading voices within various fields to share their thoughts on Norway What are the challenges of being an Indian leader in Norway or a Norwegian leader in India, and overcoming them Why India-Norway is an […]
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#10 Who's responsibility is it to save the world? The West, China or India? And what about poor countries?

31/08/21
Administration
On episode 10 of the DMI Podcast, we have two experts in this field, research Director at NUPI, Ole Jacob Sending and Director of climate, energy and the environment at Norad, Stig Traavik .   Eradicating all forms of poverty continues to be one of humanity's greatest challenges. China has lifted 600 million people out of poverty since the 1980s, and […]
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#9 What does the UNSC have to do with business?

31/08/21
Administration
What business does business have in the UNSC? We invited Ole Jacob Sending to talk on What does the UNSC have to do with business? What business does business have in the UNSC? These are complex questions that many people might not have been able to answer, or they would shy away from answering. However, Mr Sending was spot on with the questions and answered […]
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#8 Health diplomacy: Norway & India

31/08/21
Henrik
We are honored to have with us Norways first Ambassador for global health,  John-Arne Røttingen , for our Republic Day Podcast episode. Norway is one of the largest donors to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, which works to improve access to vaccines and strengthen vaccination programmes and health systems in low-income countries. In the budget proposal for 2021, the Government proposed […]
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#7 Space Exploration: The Big Picture

31/08/21
Henrik
India is looking to take a giant leap in its space program and solidify its place among the world's spacefaring nations with its second unmanned mission to the moon, this one aimed at landing a rover near the unexplored south pole.  We are honored to announce that we have  Marianne Vinje Tantillo  together with our host and group leader,  Bjørn […]
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#6 Espen B. Eide: Norway and India in the UNSC together

31/08/21
Henrik
A month from now, on 1 st January 2021, Norway and India will both take a seat for two years as elected members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) – the most important and powerful international decision-making body in the world. For Det Moderne India , with our vision and mission to promote the relationship between Norway and […]
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#5 Norway can indeed make a difference at the UNSC

31/08/21
Henrik
It is not going to be easy dealing with the high-powered “P5” at the tallest table in the world. But when Norway joins the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on 1st January 2021, we can absolutely make a positive difference – possibly with India – in promoting human rights, gender equality, sustainable development and social […]
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#4 The race for space data

31/08/21
Henrik
New data is made available by innovative new satellites that could benefit both societal needs and new business plans. It is important to merge data available from ground with space data in order to enable new services in various fields like maritime surveillance, property monitoring, agriculture, construction, finance and insurance. Space solutions, satellites and launchers […]
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#3 Good Guys Go Global!

31/08/21
Henrik
What happens when you put two global guys - one from metropolitan New Delhi, the other from a village in the North of Norway - on the same rooftop in the Barcode of Oslo? They solve all the world’s problems. At least for a moment. That’s what occurred the other day, when  Det Moderne India  invited Sony Kapoor, […]
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#2 India-Norway: An innovative partnership

31/08/21
Henrik
It was a pleasure meeting and having the Ambassador as our guest. In our podcast episode he talks about India-Norway: an innovative partnership. We thank Ambassador Bala Bhaskar and Sundeep Singh for their time and an insightful podcast episode 
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#1 Statkraft: Being a Norwegian leader in India

31/08/21
Henrik
Bredo Erichsen (MD og Managing Director, Statkraft India) og Navreet Kaur diskuterer hvordan det er å være en norsk leder i India, og hans erfaringer med indisk versus norsk arbeidskultur. Lytt til vår podkast for å høre hvordan Bredo opplever og beskriver den indiske kulturen, og hvordan han sammenligner den med den norske. 
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