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Growing century old rich legacy with technology and process innovation

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Shree Shiva Chhatrapati 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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Educator on a mission to boost Floriculture in India

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Floriculture has been identified as a sunrise industry in India and accorded a 100% export oriented status. It has been found that commercial floriculture has higher potential per unit area than most of the field crops and is therefore a lucrative business. India is second only to China in terms of area under flower cultivation. But India’s share in world floriculture trade is only 0.61% in year 2014 and 0.89% in 2015 according to ASSOCHAM report. Researchers are relentlessly working on developing innovative solutions to overcome production and post-production challenges of floriculture in India. Meet an educator and researcher who stands out - Dr Alka Singh, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Floriculture and Landscape Architecture at ACHF, Navsari Agricultural University (NAU), Navsari. She has recently received Honourable Mention at EET-CRS Academic Awards 2017 for her extensive research in the field of floriculture.

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He has the gift of the gab and is a go-getter

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Student Achievers Series - "What makes our life more enjoyable is our inherent ability to change. If you are not making a change, you are not growing", is what this 20-year old student from Visakhapatnam believes in. Meet Sai Karthik Kumar Dharanikota, the buzzing student from GVP College Of Engineering (Autonomous), the topper of the college in the first year and the topper of Mechanical department for all four years.

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Kathak exponent who heals through her dance


Most of us know the feeling of being moved by a work of art, whether it is a song, a dance routine, a play, a poem, a novel, a painting or by any other art form. Art helps people not only to know and understand something with their minds but also to feel it emotionally and physically. Music and dance, are regarded as the most alluring forms of art that have tremendous potential in them. Empirical studies have shown that these art forms can eliminate negativity, improve one’s mental health and even cure physical health ailments. Meet Mumbai based Komal Shah, a kathak exponent, a healing artist and founder of Kundalini - The Dance Temple, who has been not only popularizing the classical dance form and widening its repertoire but is also developing innovative healing techniques for different diseases and ailments through her dance therapy.

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Healing by Sound, Transforming by Speech, Enlightening by her Writing


She is the author of the book - Power of Sound, which has been described by our honourable former President Mr. Pranab Mukherjee as a Boon to Mankind. She is an International Master Sound Bowl Healer and Trainer along with being a Motivational Speaker, Licensed NLP Trainer and Life Coach. She was honoured with a doctorate in Life Skill Education with specialisation in NLP and Sound therapy for her thesis, talks and work on wellness and joyous living which has touched the lives of more than 300,000 people in the past three years. Meet Mumbai based Sujata Singhi, who is on a mission to educate, empower and help people evolve to reach their highest potential.

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Educator and Researcher who is Catalysing Growth, Synthesizing Careers

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Our future challenges in environmental, economical, and societal sustainability demand more efficient and benign scientific technologies for working with chemical processes and products. It demands the highest level of scientific creativity, insight and understanding from chemistry researchers towards achieving this goal. Meet Dr. Ravi Varala, Head of Chemistry Department and R&D Cell, Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT), Basar Campus, Telangana, who has recently been honoured with Outstanding Scientist in Chemistry - 2017 Award by Venus International Research Foundation for his contribution, research excellence and accomplishments in the area of Chemistry.

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