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This event occurred on
November 5, 2017
9:00am - 3:00pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
dehradun, Uttarakhand

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Art and Media Center
The Doon School, Mall Road
dehradun, Uttarakhand, 248001
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Akshit Batra

Akshit Batra, founder of I Can. India, a Dehradun-based company, was awarded the ‘Make in India Award’ by the Bharat Nirman Foundation in New Delhi on Saturday. Akshit won the award under the entrepreneurship category. The award was given by the Chief Imam of India, Dr Umer Ahmed Ilyasi, who is the United Nations Peace Ambassador. The Bharat Nirman Foundation was established in 1980 and the Make in India Awards have been given in association with the Central Government’s Make in India Initiative in recognition of excellence and in contribution to nation building.

Babar Afzal

Babar has emerged as the most credible voice on Pashmina in the world. He is fighting to address the issues relating to eco-system in the Himalayas,” a statement here said. The activist has raised the issues of climate change, dying of handicraft industry and the Pashmina eco-system through his various programmes across the world. “Babar is the only Pashmina Activist in the world and has been fighting for a community of over a million people in Indian Himalayas and has plans of building the voice across the Himalayas, in countries which include Bhutan, China and Nepal,” it said. To mention, Babar is the founder of the Pashmina Goat Project and is a celebrated Himalayan Abstract artist who hand paints Pashmina shawls and has his exclusive collections of art dedicated to the Pashmina goats making it into the house of President of India, Pranab Mukharjee, Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari and Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India.

Dr. Manmohan Singh

India’s fourteenth Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh is rightly acclaimed as a thinker and a scholar. He is well regarded for his diligence and his academic approach to work, as well as his accessibility and his unassuming demeanour. In what was to become the turning point in the economic history of independent India, Dr. Singh spent five years between 1991 and 1996 as India’s Finance Minister. His role in ushering in a comprehensive policy of economic reforms is now recognized worldwide. Dr. Singh shares the impact that education had on his life and discusses how it was pivotal in shaping his identity. He takes us down the lane beginning from his days at The Punjab University to the University of Cambridge and how the deep relations that he built there went a long way with him in his life. He indeed has a lovely message to share with the youth of modern India.

Jo Chopra

Motivational speaker

Kalikesh Narayan singh deo

An alumnus of the prestigious Doon School elucidates the importance of well educated Indians joining politics.

Navin Gulia

How navin gulia didn't let his injuries get in the way of his adventurous pursuits.

Shantum Seth

The renowned religious authority gives us his take on religion.

Shri. Mani Shankar Aiyar

Mr. Aiyar is a former diplomat turned politician. He is a member of the Indian National Congress party and was a part of first Cabinet (2004–2009) of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.An aluminous of both The Doon School and The University of Cambridge, he is regarded as one of the nation’s most charismatic and influential speakers. He is the author of many books such as Confessions of a secular fundamentalist and A Time of Transition: Rajiv Gandhi to The 21st Century.

Tejveer Kohli

Tejveer is a high school student at The Doon School.He is a passionate public speaker and debater. He has represented his school ay global forums such as The International Individual Public Speaking Championship, Hong Kong and The World Schools Debate Academy, Slovenia. He is very passionate about history and politics.

Vineet Panchhi

The importance of failing and loving what you do,Panchhi tells us let go and enjoy this marvellous journey of life.

Yash Johri

Georgetown graduate tells us why he made the decision to stay in India, rather than pursuing lucrative opportunities abroad.

Organizing team


Dehradun, India


Dehradun, India