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19 June, 2020

Cover story: Sridhar Vembu's vision from the village

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The 'capitalist' founder of Zoho Corp moved from Silicon Valley to Tenkasi, a hamlet some 650 km from Chennai, even before the pandemic. He never intended to build a big-building office in a metro city, and wants his employees to work from their own hometowns instead. Can this be the future of India, as our cities become increasingly unlivable, especially in the post-pandemic era?


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