When Virat Kohli got the Arjuna Award in 2013, I was there at the Rashtrapati Bhavan and he told me then next time I would be receiving Droancharya and he would be applauding from the audience. Rajkumar Sharma got the Dronacharya Award in 2016.
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Motivational Story – When Naga Girl ‘Ketholeno Kense Vihienuo’ made career in Modeling after graduating in Economics
Belonging to Nagaland’s tribe, Ketholeno Kense Vihienuo believes that modeling was not considered a respectable job in the conservative Naga society. Yet, as she grew up friends and family encouraged her to take up modeling because she was unusually tall and dusky for a Naga girl. “Modeling just sounded interesting to my young, adventurous mind. I honestly never thought I would get this far. Only in the year 2013 did I really pick up modeling as a career. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. Getting some good work and interesting opportunities to work with talented people in the industry. I am grateful every day for the choices I’ve made.”
This is why Designer Madhu Jain is positive about “Bamboo-silk Ikat – An Innovating Weaving of Bamboo with Yarns”
“This new textile does not eat into the earth’s meagre resources. With bamboo being plentiful in India, it will provide livelihood options for bamboo growers. Also, it’s biodegradable; so the fabric will leave negligible ecological footprint. It’s a fabric of the future.” She also believes that “The concept of eco-fashion is catching on and I increasingly find more and more designers following the trend that I started 30 years ago.”
When her son began having seizures at young age, [Borthakur] decided to create her own solution to better monitor his help. She invented a smart glove that predicts, manages and detects different diseases and disorders using artificial intelligence. Now her company TerraBlue aims to make specialty healthcare accessible even in remote places of India. Rajlakshmi your courage and determination is truly remarkable.
Dara has spent a decade serving under-served communities around the world. She witnessed first-hand that many times people need very simple items – a bucket for carrying water, splint to treat an injury, a part to fix a generator. Through her innovative solutions, Dara is saving lives and bringing hope to thousands of communities.