New Delhi, Nov. 17 -- Mint Visionaries is a series of conversations with people who are inspiring a new future. Mint kicked off the first conversation with Bill Gates, co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Mr Gates was in conversation with Rishad Premji, chairman, Wipro Ltd., on a topic very close to his heart: "Technology for Social Inclusion". Mint chose this theme because it resonates with the idea of new India. Mr Gates says the world has to accelerate innovation to mitigate risk of climate change.

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant delivered the keynote address at the Mint Visionaries' launch event in New Delhi. "India cannot afford to be incremental. All the challenges in the world are in India. We are finding solutions not just for...