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Theme: One Happiness

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March 10, 2018
SARIGAM, Gujarat

Happiness in oneself brings intrinsic creative qualities to discover, dream, explore and emerge as wonders; naturally to the world. The scattered world around us needs balance in making a societal revolution of being together.

TEDxLaxmiVidyapeeth believes to bring all together Science, Art & Culture under one mission to make society a better place to live in with entrusted "One Happiness”.

So let’s come together to make the world united and thrive for the ultimate “One Happiness”

Dhwani Auditorium
SARIGAM, Gujarat, 396155
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Innovator and a Social Entrepreneur
At the very small age of 11, invented the first material sample of the brick from paper waste and chewing gum. 37 inventions under the Eco Eclectic Technologies banner in India and more than 700 tonnes of industrial waste recycled. Has received many national and international awards for his contributions. Known as "Recycle Man" and Waste Warrior of India, he was recently named Social ChangeMaker of the Year by News 24. He is also one of the youngest to be awarded with “Rotary International Alumni Humanitarian of the Year" award for South Asia. Developed eco-economical toilet to support Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and founded BDream at age 16. His companies pioneers in eco-friendly and economical rural development solutions and his lab has developed around 150 eco friendly products from 40 different types of wastes. His contributions to Industrial waste recycling and Waste to EcoInnovations has been the core vision.


CEO-EDUVANCE, Embedded Systems and VLSI expert
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering (Neuromorphic Engineering and VLSI) from University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering.United States Patent - 8,760,911 “Memory System Configured for Use in a Binary Predictor”, Granted June 24th 2014.4 more Indian patents claimed. More than 27 research papers published & presented in IEEE conferences & symposiums.Remarkable contribution in various research projects at University of Southern California Los Angeles in June 2008- June 2012.


Padma Shri Nominee, Author, Professor, Producer, Columnist, Travel-Writer, Entrepreneur, Global Indian of the year, Director,
Padma Shri Nominee, Author, Professor, Producer, Columnist, Travel-Writer, Entrepreneur, Global Indian of the year, Director, Global Indian of the year Nikhil Chandwani a social entrepreneur who has impacted 75,000+ Students through Nikhil Chandwani Foundation. Solving identity crisis through creativity & right mentorship has transformed lives of young confused minds. Everyone is trained in their field through mentorship free of cost and the results are awe-inspiring. He is under top 25 by Forbes-India in 2015 & 2016. Authored 6 new york times bestselling novels with over 1 million buyers worldwide, 4 Poetry Books, 9+ TV Shows, 2 feature films. Holds American Literary Award. Granted a PhD from Whitelake college, the USA. Editorial columnist for Entrepreneur Magazine, Speaking Tree, Aaduna Magazine (USA) and Four Times TEDx Speaker. Visiting Professor at IIT-B, VISIT Mumbai and VIT. He has spoken in 8 Countries and 200+ colleges including a guest faculty role at Harvard Business School.


He is amongst one of the Youngest IAS officers. Working as DDO at Surat, Gujarat.He is UNESCO fellow on South Asian affairs and has worked in areas of education, health, women and child development, rural housing, rural sanitation, rural employment, animal husbandry, land administration.He has developed India’s first model village in Pipariya of MANDVI Taluka exclusively using government funds.


Author and Humanitarian
Author and Humanitarian Published the book named 'The Special Fish' eventually becoming one of the youngest authors in India. He is also Creative head of Walnut Discoveries & received the award 'Youngest to appoint as creative head' by World Record India. he has been felicitated by Nagpur District Badminton Association for winning a silver medal in state level in Badminton championship in Baramati, Pune, Hislop College for excelling in Academics and extracurricular activities, Rotary club and Help Age India. He is donating complete profits from the sale of the book to drought-hit farmers and also working with a school in Nagpur. Also, a contributor to 'The Hitvada' and have got his articles published there. He also works with DKI organisation which is associated with Nasa. Directed a short documentary named as Vinayak Yatra. His upcoming book is ‘Rise In Love’ which is based on how we see women in society.


Architect and Social Worker
Architect and Social Worker by profession, she moved to teaching after working for 20 years in the professional field of Architecture. She was based in the USA for 20 years where she had private consultancy for architectural design. She holds her professional degree from Southern California Institute of Architecture, Los Angeles, California as well as CEPT, Ahmedabad. She has BA in English Literature and Diploma in Public Health. Both degrees are highly useful for venturing into the academia. After moving back to India in 1998 and plunging into academic field Aparna has been conducting counselling sessions with parents, teachers and high school students in various cities and rural area addressing different issues concerning education, child development as well as adolescence. She is conducting workshops for teachers on teaching the English language through activities and interactive teaching methods.

Organizing team

Dr Basavaraj Patil

  • Amit Yadav
    Team member
  • Chetan Rohit
    Team member
  • Kannan Selvam
    Team member
  • Prof. Jagdish Jani
    Team member
  • Ravi Krishan Pandey
    Team member
  • Sita Singh
  • Suchita Borkar
    Team member
  • Sunny Bongiri
    Team member