Best Practices Competition
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Ideal Village Movement
Consultant, Customized Energy Solutions Ltd.
Founder & Chairman Amersi Foundation, and, Inclusive Ventures UK
Anand, Dr. Kanwaljeet (Sunny)
Professor of Paediatrics & Anaesthesiology, Stanford University School of Medicine CA
Dr Babu U V
Head, Research & Development, Himalaya Wellness Company
Behera, Dr. Sanjeeb Kumar
African Asian Rural Development Organization
Bhogle, Ms. Svati
Member, Governing Board Clean Energy Access Network
Founder, Sustaintech India Pvt. Ltd.
BISWAS, ASIT K.
Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Glasgow, UK, and Gujarat University, India
Chakraborty, Dr. Suman
Dean of R&D, IIT-Kharagpur, Institute Chair Professor, J C Bose National Fellow
Executive Director PanIIT Alumni Foundation
Founder & CEO, SOBUS Insight Forum
Chowdary, J A
Entrepreneur, Innovator, Angel Investor, Industry Leader
Vice Chairman & Managing Director of Mastek Ltd.
Co-Founder & President | iit-iit.org
Chief Social Responsibility Officer, Tata Consultancy Services
Ghosh, Prof Ranjan Kumar
Chair, Center for Management, IIM Ahmedabad
Gupta, Dr. Rashi
Founder & MD, Vision Mechatronics, Mumbai
Chairman, CyberMedia Group
Gupta, Dr. Vibha
Founder/Director Center of Sciences for Villages, Wardha
CMD Intellect Design Arena Ltd
Jain, Dr. Sudhir Kumar
Vice Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University
Secretary Annapoorna Trust, Bangalore
Kamath, Dr. Sundar
Senior VP / CTO, Sanmina Corporation, CA
Kapur, Ambassador Pradeep
International Strategic Advisor to Intellect Design Arena & WHEELS Global Foundation
Kumar, IAS (Retd), Mrs Gauri
Former Secretary to Government of India, Advisor, Wheels Global Foundation
Chair, WHEELS Water Council
Chair, Water & Sanitation Track of the Conference.
Labhsetwar, Dr. Nitin
Chief Scientist and Head, Energy and Resource Management Department
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) – National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur
Strategic Advisor & Sr. Vice President, Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd.
Malaviya, Retd Justice Giridhar
Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University
Moni, Professor Madaswamy
Professor Emeritus and Chairman,
Centre for Agricultural Informatics and e-Governance Research Studies (CAIRS)
Shobhit Institute of Engineering and Technology (Deemed to be University) Meerut &
Former Director General, National Informatics Centre, Government of India, New Delhi.
Motwani, Asha Jadeja
Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist
Nageswaran, Dr. V. Anantha
Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India
Founder and CEO Samhita Social Ventures, Mumbai
Padhee, Dr. Arabinda
Department of Agriculture and Farmer’s Empowerment
Government of Odisha
Country Director, India of Digital Green
A Businessman and Social worker
Entrepreneur I CEO Krishi Kalpa I TEDx speaker I Ex- CEO Deshpande Startups
Pawar, Dr. Prashant Maruti
Professor and Dean Academics at SVERI's College of Engineering, Pandharpur
Executive Vice President & Head - Social Investments, ITC
Prabhu, Dr. Shruti
Head Public Health, Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital, Naya Raipur
Ramesh, Dr. Maneesha V., PhD
Provost, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Executive Vice-President & Head – Investor Education & Distribution Development Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Ltd.
Secretary, Auroville Foundation, Tamil Nadu
Sai, Sadguru Sri Madhusudan
Spiritual Guru and Humanitarian
Santhanam, Ms Bhuvana
CEO - Global Outreach Sai Global Federation of Foundations
Shah, Rajnikant (Raj)
Founder & President, SmartCare Doc
Shah, Dr Rajiv
President, Rockefeller Foundation
Shankar, Sri Sri Ravi
Spiritual Leader & Founder Art of Living Foundation
Shenoy, Suresh V.
President, WHEELS Global Foundation (WGF)
Founder, Yoga of Immortals
Director, Mental & Behavioural Health Initiative, WHEELS Global Foundation
Siddhanti, Dr. Smita
Founder & President, EnDyna Inc.
Sodhi, Dr. R.S.
Managing Director, GCMMF (Amul)
Solanki, Prof. Chetan Singh
Founder of Energy Swaraj Foundation Brand Ambassador of Solar Energy for Madhya Pradesh
Co-Founder & Director, RuralShores
Tangutooru, Dr. Siva Mahesh
CEO Jama Botanics and TurfPearl Agritech
Managing Director, Blue Star Limited
Tortajada, Prof. Cecilia
Chair,Professor in Practice in Environmental Innovation,
School of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Glasgow, UK.
V., Dr. Mayilvelnathan
Director- Cipherneutron LLC, Canada,
Advisor-International Solar Energy Society, (ISES), Germany.
Solar Expert (PV & CSP),
Green Hydrogen Consultant, Frugal Innovator, Sustainable Development Consultant ( ESG).
Project Director HCL Foundation
Founder and Exec Chairman, Rural Shores and People Shores
Walawalkar, Dr. Rahul
President & MD,
Customized Energy Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. and India Energy Storage Alliance
7th Ideal Village Conference will be held in India in view of the Indian Government’s major push in rural development. This is to initiate a global movement in Integrated Rural Development.
Given the high quality and diversity of topics, speakers, organizations and participants over the past six years, the theme for 2022 Ideal Village Conference will be “Rural Transformation for Sustainable Growth” to capture the lessons learnt and best practices from successful implementations and thereby define the future of global rural development.
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