ETTechX 2022 – 9-10-11 November 2022 – Education and Training Resources & Technology Expo & Conference – India Expo Centre & Mart – Greater Noida – India

SPEAKERS

Prof. (Dr.) Vikram Singh
Chancellor
Noida International University
Noida

Prof. Raj Nehru
Vice Chancellor
Haryana Skill University
Haryana

Rear Admiral (Retd.) KS Noor
Ex. Principal
Indian Naval Academy
Kerala

Mr. Ramanan Ramanathan
Former (First) Mission Director Atal Innovation Mission
Former Additional Secretary at NITI Aayog

Mr. A P Sharma
Principal – Director
Kundan Vidya Mandir, Ludhiana
(National Award by The President of India)

Mr. Ashok Kumar Pandey
Director
Ahlcon Group of Schools – Delhi
Chairperson – Council for GCED

Lt. Col. Avinash Singh
Principal
Rajkumar College
Raipur

Dr. Swati Popat Vats
President
Early Childhood Association India
Podar Education Network

Dr. Anirudh Gupta
CEO
DCM Group of Institutions
Punjab

Mr. Premchand Palety
Founder
CFore
Gurugram

Ms. Lina Ashar
Founder
Kangaroo Kids Preschool
Billabong International High School

Dr. Kulbhushan Sharma
President
NISA
National Independent Schools Alliance

Dr. Manjula Pooja Shroff
MD & CEO
Kalorex Group
Ahmedabad

Mr. Amol Arora
Vice Chairperson &
Managing Director
Shemrock & Shemford Group of Schools

Ajay Gupta
Founder CEO
Bachpan Play Schools & AHPS
Delhi

Ms. Simi Srivastava
Founder-Director
Kathashala
Noida

Dr. S K Rathor
Founder, Chairperson 
& Managing Director
Sanfort Group of Schools

Mr. Pritam Kumar Agrawal
Founder
Hello Kids Chain of Preschools

Mr. Siddharth Rajgarhia
Director
Delhi Public School
Nasik, Varanasi, & Lava Nagpur

Mr. Sanjay Radhakrishnan
Chief Strategy and Business Excellence
Tata ClassEdge
Mumbai

Mr. Shobhan Soi
CEO
Clay Preschool
Ludhiana

Dr. Neeta Bali
Director
Principal
G D Goenka World School

Ms. Jyoti Arora
Principal
Mount Abu Public School
Delhi

Ms. Sapna Sukul
Founder
Edustart Solutions
Mumbai

Dr. Vikram Singh

Prof. (Dr.) Vikram Singh, hon’ble Chancellor, NIU and retired Director General of Police (DGP) Uttar Pradesh needs no elaborate introduction as he is a wellrenowned name in the nation for his tireless efforts for curbing crime and establishing law and order in the society. A person with high integrity, discipline and character, Prof. (Dr.) Vikram Singh is a household name when it comes to voicing opinion on matters of public importance. He is regularly invited on media channels like Aaj Tak, ABP news, Times Now, Republic, Zee news, India TV, NDTV 24/7, India Today and others for voicing his expert views on socio-economic and political issues encountered by the nation. Further, he is popular for his TEDX talk on “How Youth can emerge as winners?” He is rated as a star trainer and speaker on issues related to security, man-management, crisis resolution team building, values and ethics.

Prof. Raj Nehru

Raj Nehru is the youngest, founding Vice Chancellor in the country, who left his lucrative corporate career to serve the dream of transforming National Skill Ecosystem, that is on high priority in the State and the Country. • He has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Shri Vishwakarma Skill UniversityGovernment of Haryana, the first Skill University of India and 6th in the world. • He has also been appointed by Governor of Haryana, as the Director on the Board of Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation Limited. • University Grant Commission has appointed him as a member on formation of implementation plan for National Education Policy (NEP) – 2020. • He has been nominated as Member of Advisory Council of Policy Research Foundation for life by National Executive Committee of the Foundation. • He is a former Mission Director, Haryana Skill Development Mission.

Rear Admiral (Retd.) KS Noor

Rear Admiral KS Noor, assumed charge as the Principal of Indian Naval Academy Ezhimala, on 26 October 2020.

Rear Admiral KS Noor, an alumnus of the Defence Services Staff College at Wellington is a well-known educationist. The Flag Officer is a specialist in Anti-Submarine Warfare and has over thirty-three years of rich and varied experience in the Indian Navy. The Admiral’s important appointments include Joint Director, Director and Additional Principal Director at the Directorate of Naval Education, New Delhi and Principal at Sainik School, Bhubaneswar. Prior to assuming his current appointment, he was the Command Education and Welfare Officer at the Eastern Naval Command at Visakhapatnam.

Mr. Ramanan Ramanathan

Ramanan’s joined TCS in 1981 after graduating from IIT Mumbai in Electrical Engg and played an instrumental role in the growth of TCS with a variety of responsibilities ranging from product development, technical marketing, global business development, and general management of large centers of TCS.

Recognition

R Ramanan was previously Managing Director & CEO of CMC Ltd, a subsidiary of the globally acclaimed Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). Ramanan led CMC’s rapid transformation from a domestic government organization to a global IT private sector organization.

Ramanan is the Mission Director of the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) – a flagship national Innovation initiative of the Prime Minister and the Government of India of India under the NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India). AIM’s goals are to establish and promote a vibrant culture of innovation and entrepreneurship nationwide.

As the Mission Director of AIM, Ramanan has been instrumental to date in the launch and execution of several nationwide innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives.

Mr. A P Sharma

National Awardee -by President of India. CBSE Awardee. Recognized by NCERT ,School was awarded as most Innovative School in Country. DCW Awardee for women empowerment. Global teacher award. Resource person conducted 300+workshops& Webinars, Authored many articles in leading magazines & newspapers . Parenting expert, Education Strategist. I always explore to put in the practices , which encourage pupil to observe-infer-reflect-create-co-create.

Mr. Ashok Kumar Pandey

Thirty-five years dedicated to young minds, last 23 years as principal, itself is explanatory on the experience of Ashok Kr. Pandey.

Ashok Kr. Pandey has worked with several prestigious organizations such as Rotary Public School, Gurgaon; Mayo College, Ajmer; International Indian School, Dammam, Saudi Arabia; Amity International School, Noida and Delhi Public School, Jammu. All these organizations have shaped his understanding of education, teaching-learning and teacher-student relationship in a big way.

• Listed in the “Top 100 Great People Managers” by Forbes India, Oct 2020.

• Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Education by Maharishi Patanjal Vidya Mandir, Allahabad, 2017

• Life Time Achievement Award for promoting Value-based education, Health, Literacy, Ecology and Interfaith activities from Judah Hyam Synagogue, Jewish Welfare Association, 2014.

• Recipient of National Award by Hon’ble President of India, 2012.

• Recipient of ‘CBSE Award’ for contribution in Education, by Hon’ble Minister of HRD – 2008

Lt. Col. Avinash Singh

Col Avinash Singh (Veteran), Principal of Rajkumar College, Raipur (CG) is an alumnus of Indian Military Academy.  He has been an instructor at Armoured Corps Centre & School and has also graduated from the prestigious Defence Services Staff College.

He has held an important and sensitive appointment with Army including that of the head of Operations branch of the Baramulla Division of the Army.  After taking premature retirement from the Army he joined Rajkumar College, Raipur (CG) in 2007.

Dr Swati Popat Vats

Dr. Swati Popat Vats, President of Podar Education Network, is a global educator with over 32 years of experience and holds many important positions in the field of early childhood education. She is the President of the Early Childhood Association of India, the national representative, and a member of the planning committee of the World Forum Foundation and a member of the global Think Tank of Kidzania.She helped set up the Euro Kids chain and was the expert behind TATASky’s Actve Whiz kids channel. She recently set up the world’s first video based parenting website ‘Born Smart’ which helps parents understand the importance of brain development in the first 1000 days (birth to 3 years). Dr. Swati has authored several books for parents, teachers and children and regularly blogs, tweets about childhood, parenting and child rights.

Dr. Anirudh Gupta

Anirudh Gupta Sir is also leading Educationist. He is the CEO of the renowned D C M Group of Institutions, which has branches in various parts of Punjab and Haryana, and is a leading charitable organization serving the cause of education since last 67 years. He has already been conferred with lot of prestigious awards like National Award for Excellence in Education, Young Entrepreneur Award etc. Besides this, he has been awarded appreciation awards by the Chief Ministers of Punjab, Delhi and Gujrat for various philanthropic works.

Mr. Premchand Palety

Premchand Palety is the founder, Chief Executive of C fore, a multidisciplinary research organization. He has vast experience in market research, opinion research, election surveys and performance appraisal studies of education institutes. For last two decades he has been writing on education especially management education and his articles have been published in The Wall Street Journal, Mint, Outlook, Business Today, Business Standard, Business World and Hindustan Times. In 2002 he authored a book on best business schools in India published by Penguin. He has been a columnist for Mint since its launch for over 2 years. He has also been a columnist and contributing editor of The Wall street Journal. He was also member of the management and Technology committee of the National Board of Accreditation where he contributed in revamping the accreditation methodology of higher education institutions in India. He also pioneered school ranking in India.In 2014 he was given special award by Higher Education Forum(HEF) for outstanding contribution to Teaching and Education.

Ms. Lina Ashar

After successfully operating over 200 + Preschools and International schools under the brand name of Kangaroo Kids and Billabong High International School, Lina has now ventured into the EDTECH space. Her latest venture is called Korroboree – derived from the Australian word “Corroboree” which is a sacred gathering of people.

Korroboree is an online school with a focus on self-discovery and self-mastery. It is an online school where learners will have transformational learning experiences using digital tools and resources and the Dreamtime Learning Design based on neuroscience, behavioral science and future skills. The aim is to provide greater access to quality learning that will allow each learner in the learning ecosystem to become the best version of themselves.

Mr. Kulbhushan Sharma

Kulbhushan is President, Federation of Private Schools Association, Haryana. He is also President of National Independent Schools Alliance (NISA), State President of Patriotic Forum of India and State Working President of National Human Rights Protection Organisation. Previously, he has been general council member of the ‘Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan’ and member of the School Education Rules Review Committee.

Dr. Manjula Pooja Shroff

The CEO of Kalorex Group; Dr. Manjula Pooja Shroff is an Edupreneur, Vlogger, Achiever and Podcaster of her own kind who inspires many. Being inspired by the foundational pillars of education and the strong roots of entrepreneurship she has been instrumental in founding and managing several premier schools.Through SHROFFism she provides

Mr. Amol Arora

Mr. Amol Arora (B.E. – Delhi College of Engineering), MBA (University of California, Irvine, USA), P.G. Researcher in Education Leadership & Management at University of Nottingham, (UK) is the Vice-Chairman & Managing Director of SHEMROCK & SHEMFORD Group of Schools. Mr. Amol Arora, the prime force behind the growth of SHEMROCK Preschools, is a visionary, who with his technical knowledge & expertise has helped transfer the same stress-free and fun-filled learning environment to his Chain of Senior Schools – SHEMFORD Futuristic Schools. He has been honoured with several prestigious awards like “Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education” at the South Asia Education Summit Awards 2015, the “Indo Global Outstanding Contribution in Education Award” at the International Education and Leadership Summit Awards 2016 and many more. He has been a speaker at many esteemed National & International Educational Conferences & Seminars like HITSA Education Conference (Estonia), Bett Leadership Summits (Singapore & Abu Dhabi), Learning & Teaching Expo (Hong Kong).

Mr. Ajay Gupta

Mr. Ajay Gupta is brought up in Delhi with roots originating from simple middle-class business family. The 47-year-old enthusiast is born to spearhead diverse industries, having explored finance, export & food segment with his passion and unparalleled skill sets. The visionary leader drives the Strategic goals of the organization and fosters business development by Designing and implementing innovative strategies and products that are scalable. He leads the team with determination and oversees the daily operations of the company in the interest of all stakeholders

Ms. Simi Srivastava

Storytelling is a passion with Simi Srivastava. She discovered it while she was doing her teacher’s training way back in 1998 when she gave up her corporate career to seek intellectual satisfaction and follow her passion for working with students and teachers and since then she has been narrating stories and working on the art of storytelling. Simi is a soft skills, life skills trainer and a performing artist. She is professionally trained in theatre, creative music and movement, miming, puppetry and is using all these to narrate stories.

Simi is the founder of Kathashala and she has put together her knowledge, skills and experience in setting up Kathashala, a storytelling institute for adults. What makes the institute unique is that the curriculum is based on performing arts including the folk and traditional forms of storytelling. Currently Simi is researching the use of storytelling as a therapy particularly for the children in the age group of 3 to 7 years to understand them better and to find if they are undergoing any kind of stress or depression.

Dr. S K Rathor

Dr. S. K. Rathor PhD, M.Sc. & M.Phil. in Physics and MBA in marketing started his career as Computer Engineer in one of the top IT Company of the country in 1991. After four and half years of his services he established and successfully ran his own Computer Company but his undying passion towards education, inspired him to venture into early year education. He started first preschool in 1999 and his vision to establish an unique learning system for the pre schools made him travelled to several countries to understand and explore different preschool education systems. His in-depth research on early year education inspired him to adopt U.K. concept of preschool education. Dr. S. K. Rathor is decorated with “Entrepreneur of the Year Award” for his contribution in the field of education and is awarded as “The Most Successful Educationist in Early Childhood Education”. He is a well-known name in the field of education today and his Success Story is telecasted on ABP News.

Mr. Pritam Kumar Agrawal

Pritam Kumar Agarwal, Founder & Director, Started with 1st Hello Kids Preschool Centre at Bangalore (2005) and currently runs a robust franchise network with over 690+ preschools across India, Nepal and Bangladesh. A passionate early childhood edupreneur with 15+ years of experience, travelled across the length and breadth of the country to understand the preschool industry in India. A very active & Committed member of Early Childhood Association,(ECA) India.

Mr. Sanjay Radhakrishnan

Sanjay joined the Tata ClassEdge team in 2010. He currently heads the Strategy, Quality, Service (B2B) and Supply Chain function. Prior to this he was leading the Sales, Marketing and Operations function for Tata ClassEdge for B2B.

He has published a white paper on “Technology Integration into Classroom Teaching”. He is also the lead faculty for the Principal Leadership Program and has conducted more than 65 such sessions in the last four years, which have been attended by more than 2500 leading principals across the country. He also was invited by NCERT to make a presentation on this subject.

In January 2020, along with Tata Institute of Social sciences faculty, made a paper presentation on ‘Framework for ICT and Education Integration in Indian Secondary Schools’.

Mr. Shobhan Soi

Early Childhood Education expert. Received 4 national awards for work in Early Childhood. Currently CEO CLAY Pre Schools and Education Network. Clay is a Pre School chain having more than 10 branches across various states of North India and is recognized for best curriculum and state of the art infrastructure.

Dr. Neeta Bali

Dr. Neeta Bali have the skill and passion to turn around any institution as a Head and my track record as a Head clearly reflects as G.D.Goneka. Her repertoire includes varied curricula- CBSE, ISC, ICSE, IGCSE and IB-DP as well as AS and A levels . She is a seasoned speaker, having been invited to various conferences as an educational expert, an author , having written for leading publishers and a teacher trainer. Well versed with modern pedagogy and educational practices, she can add value to any system in which she takes a part.

She is also the head of -Kasiga School-Dehradun, leapfrogged to One among the ten best co-educational residential schools in India , No. 1 in Uttarakhand and No 1 in Dehradun , in the same category -all in a span of a little less than 2 years !All this was possible due to a supportive Management , concerted efforts of staff who I was able to empower and my own determination and strategising ! A great challenge- accomplished successfully!

Ms. Jyoti Arora

Ms. Jyoti Arora finds herself as a passionate and dynamic personality who profoundly believes that to excel one must grow beyond what has already been mastered. The tender young minds must be inspired to have the innovative approach . She is strong advocate of the fact that keeping in sync with the demands of the times and in the pursuit of making education worthwhile the students must be involved in various hands of learning experience. She strive hard to serve the community in the best possible ways and sensitize everyone for a successful life that is a combination of truthfulness , honesty and compassion.

Ms. Jyoti Arora believe that the resplendent light of knowledge, the indomitable power of wisdom & glory are pinnacle of success of one’s source of key strength which helps him to master the skills to pursue in the direction of his dream.

Ms. Sapna Sukul

In a career spanning 25 years in the field of education, Sapna Sukul has explored many areas which have added immense value to all the institutions that she has served. From 2015 she assumed leadership roles. As Director of Sparsh NGO she led an institution for Special Needs Education. She gave a major facelift to the organization resulting in higher ratings and visits of celebrities. In January 2018 she has took up the task of setting up Petals World School from a scratch, encompassing each and every aspect of education from branding to staff selection, admissions, pedagogy, parent engagement, publicity and many more functions.

She regularly attends educational conferences and panel discussions and as a speaker or moderator.
She regularly appears on webinars and conducts online sessions as a trainer and moderator. She is on the panels of Brainfeed, Edu TV and Education World.