IT czar Sam Pitroda has been appointed as the Advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Infrastructure, Innovation and Information (three Is). Sixty-eight-year-old Pitroda, who was appointed to the new post on Tuesday, will have the rank of a cabinet minister. Pitroda, who is also the chairman of the high-profile National Knowledge Commission, will advise Singh on integrating information communication technology in the sectors of infrastructure, health, justice and information. 'We look at organising integration of national knowledge network and broad band connectivity for better service delivery to the citizens,' said Pitroda.
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