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October 20, 2019
Surat, Gujarat

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SVNIT Guest House
Dumas Rd, Near Kendriya Vidyalaya, Nilam Society, Ichchhanath, Surat, Gujarat 395007
Surat, Gujarat, 395007
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Ghanshyam Soni

Ghanshyam Soni is an IRS officer currently serving as the Deputy Commissioner in Customs Department ,Surat . He is a very dedicated social worker and has been actively involved in activities for environment and differentially abled children . He has adopted villages and government schools to look after their development. He has been awarded Gujrat Ratna award for his exceptional work for providing amenities to his village Melawas. He has also been honored with Global Dignitary award.

Jawwad Patel

Jawwad Patel is one of the finest innovators in the country. His innovations have caught many eye balls and have gained extensive media coverage all over the world. He was awarded the "National Youth Excellence Award" by the Government of India. Mr Patel was also awarded the prestigious Diana Award in 2019 for his groundbreaking inventions. He is determined to use his skills and knowledge for the betterment of the Nation.

Major Mohammed Ali Shah

A TEDx speaker, a defense expert and a defense analyst on many popular news Indian news channels, Major Mohammed Ali Shah is a well known theatre and film personality too. He has acted in "Agent Vinod" and "Haider" and has received 5 National Awards. He joined the Short Service Commission in Army and trained as a "Commando". He was awarded a commendation card for his exceptional services to the nation without being mindful of his own personal safety and has always served as an example of true patriot.

Pratyush Pillai

A designer by profession and musician by passion, Pratyush Pillai's TED talk on the importance of design thinking in our day-to-day lives is an eye opener which encourages us to think differently. Pillai also discusses various real-life examples, connecting them with design and it's profound importance for humans around the world. Pratyush Pillai works at Tinkerlabs as a Design Strategist where his role as a key leader has taken him to various heights - his client list includes Gillette, Amazon, and India TV. In his free time, Pratyush follows his passion of exploring new places and creating music.

Preveen Pandita

Preveen Pandita is a leading mentalist who has performed incredible feats on some of the biggest stages in India such as India's Got Talent, Big Boss and many more. He is the only Indian Mentalist to have won the RIpley's Believe it or not Talent hunt which he won in 2012. His main aim is to break the stereotype involving mentalists and magicians and open the audiences mind to experience something unlike never before.

Rachna Arora

Circular economy has been at the forefront of economics studies since the beginning of the 21st century. Rachna Arora, in her insightful TED talk, discusses the nuances of the idea as well as the possible ways it can be implemented. Rachna Arora works for GIZ - a German organization aimed at solving complex international problems related to sustainable development. This has helped her achieve her goal of helping people who need it the most.

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