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India: Attending TEDIndia vs. Buying a TATA Nano

Pluggd.in is irked by the high cost (in Indian standard) of registration of the TED India conference and compared that one can buy a Tata Nano car with the same amount. The blog adds: “There are ‘Ideas worth spreading’, but there are ‘people worth knowing/interacting whose ideas are worth spreading’” who will be deterred.

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  • Dear Rezwan,

    One of the best blog post headlines ever.

    To address the issue:

    There will actually be three price points for TEDIndia, some of which might leave room to still purchase a car.

    $2000+$400 4 days housing (full price)
    $1000+$400 4 days housing (NGO price, applications opening in April)
    $0 plus 0 housing for 100 TEDIndia Fellows. (Applications open April 20th)

  • Hi,

    To get $0 pass to TED India conference, send in your applications to ‘fellows AT ted DOT com’.

    Apply soon. TEDIndia Fellows applications close June 15th. All the information is available at http://www.ted.com/fellows.

    Watch past TED Fellows share the experiences – http://www.ted.com/pages/view/id/304
    OR
    http://www.apnatube.com/members/action/viewvideo/9688/

    We look forward to hearing from you!

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