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The young auteur who has carved a niche for himself in web series

Vedd Rawtaani - Director

With over 80% of its internet users accessing YouTube every month, highest number of Facebook users in any country and with multiple OTT platforms available, India is one of the richest and growing online entertainment markets in the world. The trend of making rich content for short films, web series and on-demand platforms has spread rapidly in the recent years and the industry has been bursting with some exciting new age film directors who are bringing in their fresh vision and creativity on the screens. Meet Mumbai based Vedd Rawtaani, the director of the famous web series Pyaar On The Rocks on Sony Liv, who has carved a niche for himself in the annals of web series making.

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The techpreneur whose platform helps turn bollywood dreams into reality

Sonia Gupta -Chain2Bollywood

There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise. We can boast of a number of Indian women entrepreneurs who have created successful business brands across the world. Today’s start-up culture is bringing more women entrepreneurs to the forefront even in Technology sectors. Like any other industry, technology is also pushing the boundaries of the usual ways of doing business in the Entertainment sector. Meet Mumbai based Sonia Gupta, founder of Chain2Bollywood, a platform that is disrupting the unorganized talent and resource management sector of Bollywood. She is a recipient of Indywood Excellence Award 2017 for special contribution in talent and celebrity management in Film and TV Industry.

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Nurturing talent to be an asset to industry and society

Alka Purohit cover

Indian employment landscape is changing swiftly and new jobs are emerging with rapid disruption in business models. This has resulted in an increased demand for skilled manpower over the past few years. Within the four walls of their classrooms, the impact of educators becomes more significant as they help groom our next generation of talent and leaders. Some educators are going out of their way in leading the redesign of the undergraduate and graduate programs to prepare students to meet the industry requirements. Meet one such talented educator Alka Purohit, working as Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering and Humanities, Saraswati College of Engineering, Navi Mumbai, who was recently awarded as the Best Faculty - Contemporary subjects & Courses by Computer Society of India, Mumbai Chapter.

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Breaking Barriers, Charting her own Destiny

The empowerment of all girls, including those in rural areas, is critical for the success of any nation. Bestowed with abundance of natural beauty, the state of Jammu and Kashmir has had its own set of challenges that have particularly affected the economic and social status of women in the region. In the midst of the unstable socio-political environment, few Kashmiri women, however, have managed to break barriers and are making continuous efforts to gain self-reliance. Meet pharmacist Dr. Tasneem Ara, who works as a Drug Inspector at Drug Testing Lab, Dalgate, Srinagar, Kashmir. Hers is not just a story of success and growth; it is also one of hope of a better future.

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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

Raviteja D S S cover

“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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