Anand Kumar is an Indian mathematician and a columnist for various national and international mathematical journals and magazines. He is best known for his Super 30 programme, which he started in Patna, Bihar in 2002, and which coaches economically backward students for IIT-JEE, the entrance examination for the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). By 2017, 396 out of the 450 had made it to IITs and Discovery Channel showcased his work in a documentary. He has been invited by the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University to speak on his globally acclaimed effort to mentor students from the underprivileged sections for admission to IIT
Anupam Kher is an Indian actor who has appeared in over 500 films and many plays. Mainly working in Hindi films, he has also appeared in acclaimed international films.
Originally from West Bengal, Vicky Roy ran away from his home and started working as a rag picker at the New Delhi Railway Station, before he was rehabilitated by the Salaam Baalak Trust, Delhi. He studied photography at Triveni Kala Sangam and then apprenticed under Anay Mann. In 2007, he held his first solo exhibition titled, “Street Dream” at India Habitat Centre; supported by the British High Commisson. In 2008 he was selected by the US based Maybach Foundation to photo document the reconstruction of the World Trade Center in New York. As part of the program, he undertook a course in documentary photography at the International Center for Photography, New York. His first monograph ‘Home Street Home’ published by the Nazar Foundation released at the second edition of the Delhi Photo Festival (Sept-Oct, 2013) and he was awarded the MIT Media Fellowship in 2014. He was a part of the Forbes Asia 30 under 30 list in 2016.
A visionary and an able business man, Dr. A Velumani proves amply clearly to industry that “Focus gives Success”. Born to a landless farmer in a small village near Coimbatore, South India, today he owns and operates Thyrocare, an industry leader and a brand worth over Rs. 3000 crores. He is also the Managing Director of Nuclear Healthcare Limited which is a Radiology vertical. His focus areas are thyroid Biochemistry, Bioanalytical Chemistry, Nuclear Chemistry and Nuclear Medicine. As infectious motivator, he has succeeded in converting educated as employed, graduates as professionals, individuals as entrepreneurs, vendors as partners, family members as wealth creators and by his unique way, transformed intimidating problems into opportunities. He is hilarious when it comes to educating and motivating youth in Entrepreneurship.
Abhinav Bindra is an Indian businessman and retired professional shooter who is a World and Olympic champion in the 10 m Air Rifle event. By winning the gold in the 10 m Air Rifle event at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, he became the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games.He is the first and only Indian to have held both the World and Olympic titles at the same time, a feat he accomplished by capturing the Gold Medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, after having won the gold at the 2006 ISSF World Shooting Championships. Abhinav won Gold Medal in 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow.Bindra feels that he has no talent and his only talent is that he can practise regularly, diligently and honestly. He said that he had a dream of winning gold medals in Olympics from the very first day he started shooting practice. According to him, most Indian parents do not consider sports as a profession. Bindra wants people to look up sports as a serious profession in India
Ritesh Agarwal is one of the most famous and accomplished young Indian entrepreneurs. He is the co-founder and CEO of OYO Rooms, which is a high valued startup in India. OYO Rooms currently is operated in many countries and all credit for its growth goes to Ritesh Agarwal and his splendid team. He is the inspiration behind many young startup founders and he has shown with his example that no matter what age you are, you can start your own company and continue to pursue your passion. He completed his schooling in the state of Orissa itself. He went to the Sacred Heart School in Rayagada, Orissa. After he finished his schooling he then enrolled into the Indian School of Business and Finance in Delhi. Much to the surprise of his family and friends, he never went to the college.
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