Bhubaneswar: Former advisor to the Prime Minister of India Sam Pitroda’s autobiography – Dreaming Big, My Journey To Connect India – was launched by Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik here today in Bhubaneswar. In a special function, Patnaik launched the autobiography in presence of Sam Pitroda.
“I felt that it is important for me to write in my own words my journey and to make others understand what it was like to be in Odisha 73 years ago,” said Pitroda at the launch. Commenting on why he chose to launch his book here, Pitroda said because it is my ‘Janmabhumi,’ I was born here and I am proud of it.
CM Naveen Patnaik said “I am glad that Sam Pitroda has unveiled his autobiography in Bhubaneswar and this will be of great interest for all readers, particularly for the youth.”
Notably, Pitroda was born in Titlagarh, Odisha. He was also the chairman of National Knowledge Commission from 2005 till 2009.