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Theme: Instruments of Change

This event occurred on
November 19, 2016
4:00pm - 10:00pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
Silchar, Assam

TEDxNITSilchar is going to be held in the NIT Silchar , an iconic building of the region and from where it derives it's name. The event would feature 6 speakers coming from various backgrounds and fields selected based on our theme.

NIT Silchar
Silchar, Assam, 780010
Event type:
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Amit Malik

Amit has supported thousands of patients with a range of psychological and psychiatric disorders in his 14 year-long career as a psychiatrist. In addition to being an extensively published author, Amit has held numerous leadership roles including Clinical Director and Associate Medical Director. He has been member of the Council of The Royal College of Psychiatrists, the European Board of Psychiatry, the Editorial board of International Psychiatry and the standing commitees of the European Psychiatric Association.

Amit Mishra

Amit Mishra is the founder of ID8 ventures,he advises government and private organisations about their startup/innovation centric initiatives which can benefit the entrepreneur community. He is one of the renowned influencers of Indian startup ecosystem.At his previous role as Country Head of F6S, he was instrumental in singlehandedly making F6S the biggest startup platform in India. He is also an actively participates on TV reality shows around entrepreneurship.

Goutam Paul

Synthesist of Science and Spirituality
Dr. Goutam Paul is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Cryptology & Security Research Unit in Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. He is the recipient of the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Fellow Award of Germany and Young Scientist Award from National Academy of Science, India (NASI). Right from his student life, Goutam Paul was a spiritual seeker, and later became an activist promoting the synthesis of Science and Spirituality. He actively writes analytic articles in magazines and social media and regularly delivers public lectures on Science & Spirituality in schools, colleges, universities, management institutes and Govt as well as corporate organizations.

Harsh Agarwal

An alumnus of NIT Silchar, is an author, entrepreneur and a social activist. But more importantly, he is a proud engineer despite whatever he does is unrelated to his core graduate stream of mechanical engineering. Harsh believes in experimenting and exploring in life and keeps exploring new avenues. With two NGOs in hand and a company with multiple verticals, Harsh continues to transcends in diverse domains

Mithila Palkar

Mithila Palkar is a popular singer of Hindi and regional languages and an actor. In fact, she is more of a singer than an actor. She hails from Mumbai and born and brought in this city of dreams. Having her schooling and college from Mumbai, she went on to employ the social media cum video uploading site – YouTube. She did her college from MMK College and since her school and college days she was active in cultural activities particularly singing. So, when completed her college, she knew what to do and thus with some struggle, she was able to make her video song album.

Shantanu Gupta

Political Analyst
Freelance political and social analyst, he worked as a management and consultant for about a decade across different countries before leaving his corporate career to fulfil his passion to contribute in the social sector. He has a myriad accomplishments to his name such as leading India's premier think tank CCS(Centre for Civil Society), designing the famous MUDRA e-rickshaw, spearheading Naandi foundation in education portfolio, to mention a few. Most prominently, he is the founder of YUVA foundation which aims at creating a platform for students to discuss and debate on politics, conflicts, policy etc.

Organizing team


Chandigarh, India


  • Nawazish Karim
    Post production
  • Rajeeb Talukdar
  • Rajkamal Roy