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Pharma Professor-Researcher turned Successful Corporate Leader on the pursuit to develop future leaders

Dr. Amit Ratn Gangwal Jain Indore

Educators are driven by a deep-rooted passion for helping others succeed as well as to make a positive difference. Effective educators make some of the best corporate leaders because their traits are similar to those of entrepreneurs and it is never about the role for them - always about the goal. Sometimes, to realize your full potential, you have to follow your heart and embrace radically new directions. Meet Indore based Dr. Amit Ratn Gangwal Jain, a pharma science educator turned corporate leader, who has played a big role in growth of Arogya Retail, the pharmacy store chain in Madhya Pradesh. Just as he was respected by his students for his innovative pedagogies, he has established himself as a visionary leader in his corporate avatar. He currently works as Director of Business Intelligence at Arogya Retail.

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It’s the tension in nerves, not in the racquet, that lashes the win

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“Not everyone is bound to be a player, it’s an opportunity not everyone gets. Once someone starts to love a certain sport, it is so tough to stop doing it”, says this young soul from Visakhapatnam. Meet Raviteja D S S, a vivacious 21-year old tennis player and a student from GVP College of Engineering (Autonomous), who believes in “A major part of successful living lies in the ability to put the first things first. The reason most major goals are not achieved is that we spend our time doing second things first."

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Educator and Researcher applies biotech for solving local agri problems

Ravi Ranjan Kumar

With a billion-plus mouths to feed, and counting, the increase in food demand has augmented pressure on farmers to produce more with fewer resources. Biotechnology, in agriculture, has emerged as one of the most powerful and immensely useful tool to meet our food and nutritional security. With increasing knowledge of genetics, researchers have accelerated the improvement of crops for enhanced yield and quality. Meet one such leading researcher Dr. Ravi Ranjan Kumar who works as Assistant Professor-cum-Junior Scientist, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour. He is a recipient of Young Scientist in Plant Molecular Biology - 2017 Award of Venus International Foundation for his contribution, research excellence and accomplishments in the area of Plant Molecular Biology.

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His expertise is in transforming HR to become Strategic Business Partner

Yogesh Wani

Companies today need to be adaptive, resilient, quick to change and be extremely customer-focused to become successful in the rapidly transforming business environment. Moreover, the presence of skilled, motivated and engaged workforce is critical for the success of any organization. Working in such a dynamic environment means the role of HR becomes even more crucial and complex today. Be it a Coach, Counsellor, Employee advocate or a Business strategist, as the business world changes, so does the role of HR professionals today. A number of studies have indicated that effective Human Resource leadership can transform organisational performance. Meet Pune based Yogesh Wani, General Manager and Head-HR, working in a French auto component company, who was recently honoured with Top 100 HR Minds of India Award at the 26th World HRD Congress held in Mumbai.

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Educator on a mission to promote rational use of medicines in healthcare

Neetesh Jain Pharma Science

Pharmaceutical sciences combine a broad range of scientific disciplines that are critical to the discovery and development of new drugs and therapies. Increase in the size of middle class households coupled with the improvement in medical infrastructure and increase in the penetration of health insurance in India, make it a strong candidate to become a future powerhouse of R&D and manufacturing in pharmaceuticals. Many educators in India are contributing significantly towards advancement of this science, transforming the future of healthcare for the benefit of all. Meet Dr. Neetesh Jain, Associate Professor and Head, R&D and Department of Pharmacology in Department of Pharmacy, Oriental University, Indore, who has received multiple awards for his outstanding research in Pharmacy and innovative pedagogical methodologies.

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Teaching – Not a Job, But a Passion

Aditya Tandon Article Cover

Information Technology sector has been a key job creator in the country. However, the shortage of appropriately skilled IT workforce on latest technologies is emerging as a significant gap and complex challenge to India's growth and future. The good news is there are educators who have taken up this challenge and are relentless in their pursuit to bridge this gap. Meet one such educator, Aditya Tandon who works as Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Technology at Ch. Brahm Prakash Government Engineering College, Jaffarpur, New Delhi. He has been recently honoured with Best Professor in Information Technology Award by Business School Affaire & Dewang Mehta National Education Awards for Delhi region.

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Forever Young to Dream a New Dream

Renita Fernandez - Ocean Book Agency Mumbai

You never are too old to chase your dreams. Much of the success of today's generation of women in professional world may be owed to the groundwork of earlier generations of incredible female professionals for challenging the stereotypes prevalent in the society during their times. Switch back to the 80s and you may very well imagine the challenges a woman may have had to face in establishing herself in the professional world. Meet Mumbai based Renita Fernandez, owner of Ocean Book Agency and a recipient of India 5000 Best MSME Award 2017, who has seen the Mumbai entrepreneurial ecosystem develop very closely over the last 30 years. Weathering the e-commerce storm, her Ocean Book Agency is standing tall in finding creative and interesting ways to be a part of their customers’ lives.

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Following in the Footsteps, Creating his own Identity

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Architecture is a visual art and its creations speak for themselves. At the core, it is driven by a powerful need for symbolism which means the architecture must have something that appeals to human heart. It could be achieved only from real innovation by pushing boundaries and going beyond common design stereotypes. Meet Mumbai based designer Muneeb Duberia of SDA Designs, whose work reflects a refined elegance and attention to detail that create the perfect balance of function, charm and character. Recipient of National Quality Assurance Award 2017 as Best Interior Design Firm of Maharashtra, SDA Designs offers a unique talent of blending classic, timeless architectural elements with an innovative and contemporary design aesthetic.

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Destiny Redefined – Homemaker Turned Award Winning Celebrity Makeover Artist

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There is no denying the fact that there is a direct connection between how you feel and how you look. It is imperative that you take the time to broaden your beauty horizon. Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself and it then gives you an edge to help others fall in love with their own self. Meet Ludhiana based Bahar Gupta, who has redefined herself from being a homemaker few years back to an ace celebrity makeover and makeup artist today and has inspired many to venture in this industry. She was recently honoured as one of the Top Women Entrepreneurs of Ludhiana by Strands and has been also awarded Best Celebrity Makeup Artist and Freelancer by Wedding Mantra.

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