Dr. Jogiswar Goswami [Session Chairperson]
Associate Professor and Assistant Director, Amity School of Physical Education and Sports Sciences (Amity University)
He has more than 18 years of teaching and administrative experience in the field of Physical Education. He has been recently appointed as Convener of ‘Committee of Sports and Physical Education’ of CBSE. The Committees of Courses are expected to recommend the curricula which provide quality inputs to the learning of subjects concerned. The Committee of Sports and Physical Education will also be recommending the policies regarding CBSE Sports and Games Competitions which are organized every year at Cluster/Zone and National Level. He has participated in gymnastics and aerobics events at national level. He won one gold and two bronze medals.
Mr. Komal Nahta [Keynote Speaker]
Film Trade Analyst, Editor 'Film Information' and Television Show Host, ZEE & ETC Bollywood Business
Komal Nahta is a renowned Film Trade Analyst. He is the Editor, Printer & Publisher of "Film Information" and also a television show host. He is an anchor of the trade show ETC Bollywood Business on the Bollywood TV channels ETC and Zee Cinema. He was also the Bollywood representative of the BBC for almost 10 years. Because of his sharp analytical and business prediction abilities, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed him as advisor for its film financing scheme. He is the only film personality to be appointed by IDBI. He has vast experience in judging commercial and financials of films and film entertainment ventures. Mr. Nahta serves as a Member of Advisory Council of Cinema Capital.
Mr. Karan Johar [Panellist]
Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Mr. Karan Johar is a phenomenally creative director, writer and producer. He is known for his keen eye for reading human emotions which weave the foundation of all relationships. Mr. Karan Johar is the proverbial ‘dream maker’, translating his audiences’ desires into celluloid reality. Moving away from his life in the film industry, Mr. Johar is also known to have a huge fan following, and is a youth icon owing to his ability to connect with young people and understand their struggles. He is a speaker par excellence, a man who wears many hats- son, father, director, designer, and a management force
known for his leadership prowess, coupled with the ‘Midas Touch’ for honing young talent.
Dr. Rashmi Chari [Panellist]
Member of Educational Research & Innovations Committee (ERIC) of Ministry of HRD
Rashmi S Chari has been actively involved in the field of education for the last 31 years. She is currently Member of Educational Research & Innovations Committee (ERIC) of Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. She has consistently supported the initiatives of the Apex Educational bodies as a resource person and Advisor to the Apex Educational Institutions of India in NCERT and CBSE on Teacher Education, Educational Management, Early Childhood Care and Education and National Policy of Education. In the last two decades she has organised and conducted a number of conferences and workshops for teachers, principals and directors of prominent schools in India and Nepal. She has extensively researched Human values in Education and has developed a curriculum for teacher education for MHRD.
Mr Dhruvpal Godara
Professional Polo Player, Indian Polo Team mate, 10 times winner of Indian Open
Born a ‘Cavalryman’ into an Army family, Dhruvpal’s love for equestrian sport began at the tender age of eight; he turned to playing professional polo at 18 and has had the distinction of representing India in four World Cups. He has the distinction of winning the Indian Open 10 times. Dhruvpal captained the Indian Team and is known for being a confident player at any position. His stellar performance in the world zonal playoffs at Iran won India a place in the XI FIP World Polo Championship. “ All I want to do is make my country proud.”