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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

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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

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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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Growing century old rich legacy with technology and process innovation

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Shree Chhatrapati Shivaji Market Yard of Pune is one of the most bustling market places in Maharashtra. Spread over 175 acres in over 1000 commercial blocks (galas), the agri produce at the market follows an intricate distribution chain, changing hands from farmers, commission agents (adate), traders, wholesalers to retailers. Some of the new generation of licensed traders at the market are reforming the trading practices by using management principles and adopting technology to bring in more transparency and generating better returns for the farmers. Meet Pune based Rohan S. Ursal, a Management professional and Partner at DB Ursal and Sons dealing in trading of fruits, who was honoured with Innovative Young Entrepreneur Award at Krishithon 2017 for his efforts in strengthening the Indian Agri Sector.

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Jabalpur Edupreneur leads the way – Her school shines at National Level

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Revolutions are happening in education sector in Tier II cities of India. New generation of women edupreneurs is responding to genuine needs of students and teachers in ways not thought of earlier. Young highly-qualified edupreneurs are taking the opportunities by the horns and introducing institutional management reforms, new technologies and pedagogies. Meet Ms. Palak Tiwari Gaikwad, Director, Little Kingdom chain of schools, Jabalpur, under whose leadership The Little Kingdom Senior Secondary School has flourished into one that has been recently ranked as 6th most high potential emerging school of the country by Education World. Also, her Little Kingdom Preschool has been recognized as the Best Preschool of the country city wise by Education Today.

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Being Unconventional is the Strength of this Goan Fitness Trainer

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In each person lies their best and healthiest selves. As people have become health-conscious and image-sensitive, so has the pursuit of fitness. However, so many times we see people start a fitness program feeling motivated and lose interest quickly because it becomes boring after a while! But, hold on - a lot of enthusiasts from Goa don't get bored at all with their fitness regimen and the reason - their multi-talented certified fitness trainer Sunil Karmalkar. With a decade of experience under his belt in designing contemporary, unconventional and creative fitness programs, tailored as per individual's requirements, for indoor and outdoor (including the beautiful Goan beaches) applications, he has created his own distinct identity that sets him miles apart. Let's dig deep!

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Unraveling the Mysteries of Mind and Behaviour

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Scientific mysteries are everywhere around us but the most complex of them lies much closer - inside the human mind. Understanding how the brain works, how it gives rise to the mind, and why it makes us do the things we do is the prime goal of Psychology. Meet Dr Priyanka Kacker, Assistant Professor, Institute of Behavioural Science (IBS), Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU), Gandhinagar, who has done extensive research in areas like human development, clinical, social behaviour and cognitive processes. She has been awarded with EET-CRS Honourable Mention Academic Achievement Award 2017 for her contribution in the field of psychological research.

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