In October 2017, Sharad Sagar made his maiden visit to the coastal town of Manipal, situated in the Indian state of Karnataka. In Manipal, Sharad addressed thousands of youth at one of India's largest technology forums, The Manipal Conclave, visited MIT Manipal Hostels, addressed the local press, held public meetings with the youth and met several Dexters studying in the prestigious university town.
In an incredibly well-received speech delivered to young technologists and startup enthusiasts, Sharad Sagar talked about "Coding India: Technology, Inclusiveness and Opportunities".
Several media houses covered Sharad's trip to Manipal and requested exclusive interviews.
Sharad Sagar in conversation with a reporter from The Manipal Journal
Sharad also took several questions from the audience. Within 24 hours, thousands of messages, notes, meeting requests and invitations flooded Sharad's inbox.