Chief Guest


Smt. Suman Sharma

Smt. Suman Sharma, Rajasthan State Commission for Women, GoR. I am very happy to know that Third National Conference Youth 2025 is being held on the theme ” Skilling Young India for Global Leadership”, at Jaipuria Jaipur.

The direction given by our Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji needs to be supported and all institites should make a united effort to make this possible.

Rajasthan is also making a concrete contribution in up skilling and livelihood generation for the stet economy under the able leadership of Honourable Smt. Vasundhara Raje ji and I hope we will reach newer heights in coming years.

I thank the organizers for inviting me and I wish all success for this event and my best wishes for all their future endeavors.

Prominent Speakers


Dr. Marko Saravanja

Marko has been an entrepreneur, a development worker, a monk and an academic. Marko obtained his PhD in Performance Management. Marko was finalist of Ernst Young World Entrepreneurship Awards in 2009. He serves on Advisory Board of First National Bank in South Africa. Marko has delivered inspirational talks internationally for large corporates and governments. His programmes have inspired, changed lives, and energised thousands of people from across the world. Marko has written the book Secrets of Success.

Croatian born, Marko has lived a life of extremes; taken roads less travelled, continuously pushed his boundaries of comfort, taken risks and explored the unknown. As a yoga and mediation monk, he lived ascetic life for seven years, helping poverty stricken communities to access education, health and employment opportunities. Marko has climbed Kilimanjaro, scuba dived, parachuted, and travelled to 60 countries by the age of 49. His additional interests include investments, stock market trading and helicopter flying. He started free online business education initiative at Regenesys Business School, with the purpose of providing free online business education to the world. Since its launch in November 2012, thousands of people from over 190 countries have benefited from this initiative. Marko has successfully launched Regenesys in India and Nigeria, created Regenesys Foundation and started investment company that provides opportunities to 100000 of Regenesys students and alumni to invest, trade in stock market, and pursue their financial freedom. Marko’s purpose in life is to help people awaken their potential and achieve their dreams.


Shri H N Shrinivas

Mr. H. N. Shrinivas is the Advisor to Tata Sons on Skill development and Chairman of Universal Group has over 33 years of experience and expertise in the field of Human Resources. His contribution to the growth and set global benchmarks in the HR Profession spans across the manufacturing, service, public & private sector organisations. Prior to joining Universal Group he served as Senior Vice President & Global Head – Human Resources for the Taj Group of Hotels (The Indian Hotels Companies Ltd.)- A large revered Tata Organization. He introduced several innovative world-class HR practices and helped the company in adopting value based and caring approaches for professionally managing people. This has led to Taj being placed as among the world’s best companies in employee engagement by Gallup inc., USA for four consecutive years in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Recipient of a National Award for Best HR Practices for The Taj Group HR team in 1992 by NHRD, he has served NIPM for over 33 years, in different capacities and made significant professional contributions. Convener of several National and International conferences, he is recipient of the outstanding leadership award from the Rotary Club of Bangalore along with luminaries like Mr N.R. Narayana Murthy and Dr. Devi Shetty (Narayan Krudalaya). He led from the front and was actively engaged in handling the HR issues post terror attack 26/11 at Taj Mumbai. This effort has been recognized for emulation, across the country as a benchmark humane HR Intervention. Handled the rehabilitation and relief for all the terror victims of Mumbai under the aegis of the Taj Welfare Trust which is hugely appreciated across the world, and Harvard University has even introduced a case study on the exemplary handling of the issue.


Padma Shri Nila Madhab Panda

He is an Internationally acclaimed Film Maker and Producer. Panda has produced and directed over 70 diverse and cutting edge Films, documentaries and shorts. These films are based on important social issues such as climate change, child labor, education, water issues, sanitation and many other developmental issues in India. His first iconic feature film, the highly acclaimed ‘I am Kalam’, has won 32 International awards, one national award. His second feature film “Jalpari”, about female feticide and gender equality, was also well received by audience and was highly acclaimed. It received the prestigious, MIP Junior award at Cannes. His third feature film “Babloo Happy Hai”, was well received, based on Youths and HIV/AIDS. It was also well appreciated by audience and critics in India. His new film “Kaun Kitney paani main, a satire on water crisis in India released last august. The film is highly critically acclaimed. The film talks about the current scenario & how water will become a scarce currency unless we save and manage it. He is awarded with Padma Shri (2016) , British Council- Creative Futures of India 2006 (Longest Journey award), UK Environment Film Fellowship (2005), Heroism in Cinematography(2003), THP, New York “Excellence in media” for fighting the cause Female foeticide, United Nations Visual Media fellowship (2002), “Odisha icon” (2011), “Living Legend” (2012), “Son of Odisha” (2012), “Bharat Gaurav (India’s pride 2015), Asia Pacific entrepreneurship award Karmaveer Purasakar.


Dr. R L Raina

He is the Vice Chancellor of JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur. Prior to this he was Professor in ‘Communication’ at the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIML), where he successfully initiated and handled institution-building activities in areas like ‘Placements’, ‘Corporate Communication & Media Relations’, Student Affairs’, and ‘Alumni Affairs’. Dr. Raina is credited with building and managing state-of-the-art and world-class academic infrastructure, including the learning resource center at IIML. Dr. Raina’s contributions in matters academic and administrative are many and varied. He has had several prestigious assignments in educational institutes in US, UK, France, Germany, and Canada. Reputed organizations like the Fulbright Foundation (USA), the British Council (UK), the Max Mueller Bhawan (Germany), the ESCP-EAP (France), and the IDRC (Canada) sponsored these assignments. He has been heavily involved in conducting advanced, innovative and need-based management development programmes and workshops. Dr. Raina is a life member of several professional bodies in the country and holds the unique distinction of having bagged three of the top professional honours/awards. In recognition of his contribution in developing scientific temper in general and in his area, in particular, the Indian Science Congress Association, honoured Dr. Raina, during its 101st prestigious Science Congress.


Padma Bhushan Prof. Vijay Shankar Vyas

Prof. Vijay Shankar Vyas, Professor Emeritus in the Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur has a PhD degree in Economics from the University of Bombay. He is a former member, Economic Advisory Council to PM of India & former Dy. Chairman, State Planning Board of Rajasthan. He has served as a member of the Agriculture Prices Commission of the Government of India; Dean Humanities and Social services, Sardar Patel University; Director, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and Senior Advisor in Agriculture and Rural Development in the World Bank, Washington D.C. Prof. Vyas has been a Member of the Central Board of the Reserve Bank of India. He has served as Chairman/Member of the various Commissions, Committees and Boards at the International and National levels. He has held several prestigious national and international positions like Asian Society of Agricultural Economist and Indian Society of Agricultural Economists. He is fellow of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences in India. He has been honoured for his contribution in India and abroad. Prof. Vyas was awarded Padam Bhushan by the President of India in 2006.


Saberi Patni

Currently heading Talent Acquisition and Management for GVK Group’s Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd. Sabera Patni has worked in various sectors from IT/ITES to construction and hospitality in conglomerates like Oracle, Leighton Welspun and IKS. A dynamic profession with 14 years of experience, including more than 10 years of experience in the gamut of Human Resource Management, Mrs. Saberi Patni is an esteemed member of the CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) HR Committee. She is a distinguished judge at the prestigious Elite Learning Awards, USA. She is certified in various fields of work across USA namely, Certificate in Organizational Analysis from Stanford University, USA; Certificate for CSR and Competitiveness from World Bank Institute. The Certificate in Psychometric Assessor and Career Councilor from Psytech International, UK; Certified for Life Skills from DAIRRC & Yeshiva University of New York, USA and a Certificate Organizational Development Specialist from Cartlon Advanced Management Institute, USA. She is also an Elite Learning Judge for HCM, USA. She has bagged 1st position twice at the Chief Learning Officers (CLO) Summit conferred by TISS (Tata Institute of Social Sciences). She won Miss Indo-American Title conferred by US Consulate and the Indo-American Society and she has been a consistent Dorabji Tata Scholar for 6 years in a row.


Anupam Roop Rai

Anupam Roop Rai has total 16+ years’ experience in HR field and is currently working with Orient Electric (a CK Birla Group Co.) as Head of Talent Management. He has worked for companies like Maruti Suzuki, Dabur Group, Videocon & Panacea Biotec. He has been very active in inducting young talent and nurturing them as per the industry needs. He has inducted and nurtured more than 1000 MT’s and GET from various institutes of repute in his career.

He is a Management graduate and done duel specialization in personnel management and HR, he is being associated with various Management institutes for various initiatives and nurturing young talent.

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