LUCKNOW: Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University organized TEDX at SRMU on Sunday. It was attended by dignitaries from all walks of life.
It was inaugurated by the speakers and the Vice Chancellor of the University AK Singh. The theme for TEDXSRMU was DELIBERATE: DECIPHER: DESSEMINATE. Many highly qualified professors were present to grace the event and make it successful.
The TEDx speakers for the day were Pankaj Agarwal Chancellor of Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, RP Singh Cricketer, Ashish Shukla co-founder and the Managing Director of Chhanv Foundation, Ritu Saini from The Sheroes Hangout Cafe , Dr. Shailendra Rajan Director Central Institutes for Subtropical Horticulture, Dr. Sudhir K. Mishra Distinguished Scientist & Director General (BrahMos) DRDO , Kamal Khan Resident – Editor at NDTV and Arushi Agarwal Bibliophile.
Pankaj Agarwal stated that if you can provide employment to people, it is the best thing you can ever do. He motivated the audience by sharing his experiences for his career. In his interaction RP Singh highlighted his journey from Raebarely to International cricket as a left arm fast-medium bowler and told that it is the friend circle that helps with their support and motivation.
Ashish Shukla shared his experiences and sensitivity to understand the issue of acid attacks victims. He has helped in the project development and heading campaign’s coordination team & QRT (Quick Reaction Team) in the Reach Out mission to support 200 acid attack survivors in Uttar Pradesh.
Ritu who is a resident of Rohtak is an acid attack survivor working independently at The Sheroes Hangout Cafe. She expressed her belief that if some men burned her, there are many men who motivated her to become independent. She said that her face was attacked but her dreams are still remain the same. She remain committed to achieve them. Mr. Ashish added that it is the responsibility of each and every citizen to contribute to women safety. He says that the real fight is not with the society but with ourselves.
Dr. Shailendra Rajan who has contributed a lot to mango research and development talked about the importance of mangoes and its qualities. He talked about how farmers have evolved 99:9% of mango varieties and are now commercializing these unique varieties.
Dr. Sudhir K. Mishra discussed about how Defense Technology has evolved for almost millions of years now. Today we have radars that can identify targets upto 9000km. We have missiles and sonars to listen underwate. He also talked about how the country was experiencing a digital revolution that has taken over. India, he says is a country with rich heritage, civilization and culture. All we need to do is focus on the economic, social and cultural development equally.
Kamal Khan talked about the negativity spread across the society but still there can be ways to experience happiness. He talked about his experience at Ayodhya which had left him shocked and also mesmerized. The Hindus and Muslims of Ayodhya didn’t kill each other; they were all external elements who created the chaos. There are certain people who have seen religion as an eternal truth, irrespective of caste or color.
Arushi Agarwal expressed her views on how books affect our lives and how their interpretation can change our lives. A person who seeks to escape reality has a vast world of creativity.
The event was graced by these amazing people who have put in great efforts for the betterment of the society. The closing address was given by the Pro Chancellor of the University, Pooja Agarwal. Prof. Satyendra Kumar Singh News Editor ICN group attended this session.