Founder, Borderless World Foundation
Adhik Kadam is an Indian social activist. He is founder and chairman of Borderless World Foundation, which is an NGO that works for deprived and victimised people of the border area of India. His NGO runs four orphanage homes for girls in four districts of Jammu and Kashmir. Early in his career, he worked for many nonprofit organizations as a volunteer. He also serves Jammu & Kashmir’s children of conflict, particularly the girls whose parents have died due to the violence.
Dilip Kulkarni is an environmentalist living in the village of Kudawale near Dapoli in Konkan region of Maharashtra. ‘Environmental problems are becoming the main reason of physical and mental illness’ quotes Dilip. To avoid this, he changed his own lifestyle by minimizing water and energy consumptions. He don’t even use any communication services which causes e-waste. He uses bicycle for transportation and natural dead plant’s wood for cooking. People in the city are sacrificing a lot because of industrialization. He thinks that they can make their lives better by practicing ayurveda in day to day life and moving into small cities or villages.
VFX Lead, Makuta VFX
Dorababu has been heavily involved in the Visual Effects industry for over 12 years and has contributed to numerous Indian features including Bahubali, Bahubali-2, Ready, Athadu, Chatrapathi, Sye, Arundathi, Munna, Sree Ramadasu, Tulasi, Sainikudu, Welcome(Hindi), Race(Hindi), Balu, Tales of the Riverbank(English), Agent Crush(English), Magadheera and Eega. He's one of the early joiners of MakutaVFX. he heads up their trusty VFX department.
A professor of Russian language in the Department of Foreign Languages at Shivaji University in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, Megha Pansare is the president of District Council of National Federation of Indian Women (NFIW) in the state of Maharashtra. She is also a noted activist and daughter-in-law of Comrade Govind Pansare. She says "Many of us don't know the history of struggles led by people who have come before us. Making efforts to know the history will help us understand the condition of today and ultimately help us decide our path for the future."
Dr. Nitin S. Shinde is Vice Principal and Associate Professor, at KBP, Islampur, Maharashtra and Visiting Professor at Hanyang University, South Korea. He is State Secretary of Science on Wheel, Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmulan Samiti. He has delivered more than 2000 lectures on Scientific Attitude, Astronomy and Astrology, Misbeliefs of Astrology, Universe, Astronomical glimpses, Search of Universe, Big Bang, Hiroshima and published six paper in international journals and four books about astronomy.
Sampatrao has actively participated in various social movements. He was part of Mukti Sangharsh Movement aimed at getting fair wages for farm labours. In 1983, Sampatrao dedicated himself towards Baliraja Dam movement, that was to be built by people's corporation and soon the connections between excavation of sand from riverbeds. He is the who initiated planting of the whole forest named Krantismritiwan- in the memory of freedom fighters. He has come into the limelight by Baliraja Dam Project and Kranti Smritiwan project.
Superintendent of Police, Satara District
Sandeep Patil is an IPS officer. He took over charge as superintendent. He has done phenomenal work in Gadchiroli district. Because of him, not only Naxal violence got declined but Morale of police personnel touched a high. His respect for police personnel won many hearts. Sandip Patil’s tenure would be cherished by all sections of society for a long time to come.
Saurabh has an exposure to industries like FMCG, Consumer Durables and Print Media through known names like Pidiliite, Voltas, The Times of India etc. His religion is Curiosity. He looks forward towards the new strides in sciences with great hopes and believes that the future is not distant but is right here. So near that the equation has become FUTURE=TODAY.
A pet psychic who is communicating with animals and birds in their voice for last 40 years, he thinks if you have noble and pure intentions, language is no more a barrier for you. You can understand any language in the world. Having the extraordinary vocal ability, he has communicated with various animals and birds.
Managing Director, MKCL
Vivek Sawant is managing director of MKCL. He has contributed for designing supercomputer named PARAM 2000 in India with Vijay Bhatkar. Along with MKCL, he has led popular brands such as ERA, Digital University, OASIS. He served as deputy director of Symbiosis institute of computer science and research and also as a teacher of physics, electronics and computer science at Fergusson college, Pune.