IIM Raipur
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Theme: Changing Currents

This event occurred on
March 3, 2024
11:00am - 4:30pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
Raipur, Chhattisgarh

At its heart, Changing Currents is an inspiring call to reshape our understanding of the world, towards a more positive and progressive society, driven by a transformative shift in how we perceive and engage with the world around us.

It signifies a shift in direction - about pivoting towards new ways of thinking and doing. It’s an invitation to question the status quo and explore new paths that lead to progress and improvement in various aspects of society, be it in technology, culture, education, or environmental stewardship.

Changing Currents is also the celebration of resilience and adaptability. It recognizes that in our rapidly changing world, the ability to adapt and pivot is crucial. This theme advocates for a mindset that embraces change, learns from setbacks, and sees challenges as opportunities to grow and evolve.

In essence, Changing Currents is a powerful metaphor for the transformative journey we are all part of, encouraging us to flow with the tides of change while steering towards a brighter, more inclusive future.

Indian Institute of Management Raipur
Atal Nagar P. O. - Kurru, Abhanpur, Chhattisgarh
Madai (Auditorium)
Raipur, Chhattisgarh, 493661
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Chittrasen Sahu

Mr. Chitrasen Sahu is a 27-year-old Civil Engineer from Balod, Chhattisgarh. He met with an accident at Bhatapara Railway Station, which resulted in double leg amputation. He doesn't bow down to his disabilities, he embraces it. He is a national wheelchair Basketball player, Blade runner, and a mountaineer. Moreover, he is a motivational speaker who has helped more than 2000 differently abled comrades with proper counseling. After his accident, He started his journey by scaling Mainpat, then in 2018 he planned to go even further, and thus embarked on the road to Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kosciuszko.

Dhanashree Mandhani

Founder, Salam Kisan
Dhanashri Mandhani is an author, Founder and CEO of Salam Kisan - an organization aimed to bridge the fragmented agriculture value chain by providing end-to-end products and services that harness the power of data and artificial intelligence. She is a graduate from University of Illinois Urbana and a fierce, vocal proponent of smart agriculture.

Dr. Yugal Mishra

Dr. Mishra is armed with a rich experience of more than 29 years, having specialised in cardiac surgeries. He has to his credit more than 19,000 open heart surgeries. work. He has to his credit more than 150 scientific papers published and his expertise in cardiac surgery is acknowledged globally.

Nithi CJ

Founder, Nira Wellbeing
Nithi CJ is the founder of Nira Wellbeing. She is an Army Veteran turned Govt of India certified Yoga Instructor, FIT India Ambassador.

S Ramkumar

Professor S. Ramkumar, Chief Provocateur at Luckfogic.com and faculty at IIM Raipur, earned his PGDM from IIM Ahmedabad. Bridging academia and industry, he challenges norms, shaping future leaders. With expertise in management, he pioneers innovative thinking, driving change in both education and practice.

Shubha Vilas

Shubha Vilas is a Tedx speaker, lifestyle coach, storyteller and a prominent author. He holds a degree in Electronic Engineering. His multifaceted interests further led him to pursue the specialized field of Patent Law. He has A Ph.D. in Leadership from Valmiki Ramayana.

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Raipur, India


Raipur, India