STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: The Model Institute of Engineering and Technology (MIET) on Saturday organised the TED event under the licensed name TEDxMIETJammu at MIET campus, here. TED is a not for profit organization which has its headquarters in California and provides the license for the TEDx events. The theme for the event was “Unravel the Unconventional” which reflects on the process of transfiguring and sharing ideas, knowledge and innovations. The event started with the opening remarks by Prof. Ankur Gupta, Director MIET, who congratulated the organiser for obtaining the license for the international TED event and materialising it. The event comprised of six renowned personalities and speakers including Vikas Shah, COO Water Health International who gave a talk on the Water Challenges as well as possible solutions; Ajay Chaturvedi, Author, Entrepreneur who spoke about Innovations and Entrepreneurship; Krupali Patel Singh, Youngest Arjuna Awardee and Ace Gymnast Coach shared her personal Sports Journey; Sana Dua Femina Miss India 2017 delivered an Inspirational talk on how a lawyer turned into a beauty peagent titleholder; Nidhi Yadav, Founder AKS also gave a talk on how a software engineer turned into a leading women Entrepreneur and Karan Mahajan, eminent Agripreneur spoke on the nutritional challenges as well the concept of Microgreens. The event was hosted by Curator & Organiser TedxMIETJammu, Dr Ankita Nanda. Prof Ankur Gupta, Director MIET presented mementos to all the speakers. A formal vote of thanks was presented by Dr Sahil Sawhney, Organiser, TEDxMIETJammu. Other dignitaries present were Prof. S.K Sharma, Brig. P.N Sharma, Prof. B.C Sharma, special Invitee Ashutosh Bajaj, Reliance Jio, as well as Sponsors including Jay Kay TVS Rehari Chungi, UIV Consultant Pvt Ltd, Essence Tutorial, Online Media Partner Jammu Links, Radio Partners RED FM, Photography partner Vivek Mahajan photography, INR Deals, Rohini Printers and VAB Construction, 39 Bakers, Pradhan Sweets , Blackwood Café, Candy Crush Cakes, Tinny Delights and Armonia.
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