Tackling Internet addiction in India's Silicon Valley

Since 2014, Bangalore clinic has counselled patients with aim of promoting healthy use of tech

When Pankaj (name changed) turned 18, his parents saw the son they knew begin to disappear.

From a school prefect with good grades who played hockey, enjoyed singing and dancing, and had a healthy and open relationship with his parents, he became a withdrawn undergraduate in engineering school.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 17, 2020, with the headline 'Tackling Internet addiction in India's Silicon Valley'. Print Edition | Subscribe