TEDx TajNagri

x = independently organized TED event

The New Normal

16 Jan 2022, 10:00AM IST

NB Hall, IET Khandari,
Agra, Uttar Pradesh,

DM for tickets : +91 8430502531



TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started in 1984 as a four -day conference in California, TED has grown to support its mission with multiple initiative. Today, TED covers almost all topics by speakers from all disciplines and cultures. From science to business to global issues, TED is covered by over 100 languages, leaving footprint all over the world. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Ric hard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo - Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman.

TED’s media initiatives include TED.com, where new TED Talks are posted daily; the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed. TED has established the annual TED Prize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world get help translating their wishes into action; TEDx, which supports individuals or groups in hosting local, self -organized TED-style events around the world, and the TED Fellows program, helping world -c hanging innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities. TED is driven by one simple goal: to make great ideas accessible to all.


TEDx TajNagri

x = independently organized TED event

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection . These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x= independently organized TED event . The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations)

There is a movement of people who are engaged in discussing new ideas, and are putting ideas into action to improve our community. This movement is TEDxTajNagri. TEDxTajNagri imbues the progressive spirit found in the district of Agra, and is one of the most established off the independently organized TEDx communities in Uttar Pradesh. As we embrace the second year of TEDxTajNagri, we are excited about the opportunities that are before us. We have continued to grow and evolve, and participants get to take their own ideas and put them into action. TEDxTajNagri is a community where the spark of an idea becomes a movement with purpose.



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Prachi Shevgaokar
Climate Entrepreneur
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Prachi Shevgaonkar is a communicator, Social Entrepreneur and the founder of an award-winning startup Cool The Globe – An app and a movement for climate action, with users from over 55 countries.
Through Cool The Globe campaigns, Prachi has mobilized over 2 Million global citizens to tackle climate change through
technology, advocacy and grassroot action.
From this was born Cool The Globe app, using which citizens from around the world are reducing their Greenhouse Gas Emissions to a target.
Prachi is the first Indian citizen to be appointed on the advisory board of Climate Leadership Coalition alongside the prime minister of Finland and European Union Leaders.
She has been named 'Young Green Crusader of the Year' by the International Advertising Association.
Prachi firmly believes that when citizens come together, miracles can happen!

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Arbab Usmani is an ardent believer of optimism, people, and purpose. He is the CEO of Uppskill a new generation learning solutions startup. The startup Uppskill was conceptualized in 2017 with a view to help aspiring entrepreneurs, students, freshers, and agencies by imparting training by experts in different domains. Arbab also helps in telling unique stories in the fast growing digital and influencer marketing space in India. Before starting Uppskill, Arbab help leadership positions with well-known brands like SastaSudar.com and he was widely accepted as a stalwart in many areas like e-commerce, content, real estate, media, entertainment, OTT and rental space.

Additionally, Arbab shoulders a lot of responsibility as a key mentor at IIM Kashipur. Arbab's expertise lies in educating individuals and professionals so that they can excel. Domains in which Arbab imparts training include SEO, SEM, Analytics, Social Media, Content Strategy, Neuromarketing, Growth Hacking and Marketing Strategy.

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Result Partner
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“Passion to achieve results what come may” is at the heart of all his actions. Taking head-on challenges in completing tasks in a limited timeline drives him.
Sachin Jain is a Result Partner, published Author & Director, MyLakshay Consulting, a SaaS-based, Sales as a Service, organization that helps in developing vision and mission-ready Sales Professional. Behind this startup were 2 decades of practically living a Happy and Fulfilled life while enjoying every moment to serve and contribute to others.

Applied Psychologist
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Aditya Raja is a Growth Specialist, Author and an Applied Psychologist with five years of substantial experience in developing, aligning and growing experiences in digital assets and products. He has 3 TEDx talks, UN75 Ambassadorship, and co-authorship of 4 published books. His research was accepted at Indic Academy, Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth and Tata Institute of Social Science. Additionally, he has a degree in Applied Psychology from Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth and Winter School he did from IIT Mandi.

He got into Talerang's 21 Under 21 list for India. Aditya was one of the 100 Most Influential Global Youth Professional by CMO Asia. He has represented India at the World Youth Summit where he was awarded the
National Youth Icon award.

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Systemic Entrepreneur
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Lalit is the Founder and CEO of Sensegrass. Sensegrass is a moonshot Agri tech company solving the biggest issue of soil fertility by predicting and eliminating the excess fertilizers from the soil to help small-scale farmers grow faster and healthy.


Lalit is a public speaker as well and has spoken on varieties of topics from Future of SDGs to Civic education in the Arab world, unsustainable business model importance in startups to Human IQ vs Future of AI, etc at various platforms including UN HQ in Geneva. Lalit is the first and only entrepreneur awarded by 5 Startup residencies by giving nations.


Being a Farmer Lalit is passionate about environmental and biodiversity issues, He is a climate reality leader, Audi Environmental Fellow, Ashoka Changemaker Exchange, Bosch fellow. Nominated by PM for Climate leader as well.

Pallavi Barnwal
Intimacy Coach
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Pallavi Barnwal is India's leading sexual wellness and intimacy coach helping couples and singles address their most pressing issues around sexuality and intimate relationships. She is one of the first people in India to spread awareness and normalise conversations on the tabooed subject of SEX and her work has been featured in all national and major international media - Vogue, BBC, Huffington Post, Vice, TimesofIndia, The Hindu, Indian Express to name a few.
She is passionate about helping people experience intimate satisfaction in their lives and helping them understand, accept, and experience their sexuality in a safe, pleasurable way.

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Vikram Vijay Chandan
The Maverik
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" Live life to the fullest, challenge status quo everyday " is a mantra of his life . Associate Vice President , Sales - Sony Pictures Network Pvt Ltd , Vikram Vijay Chandan comes with a rich Sales experience of 24 years in Media & FMCG .
He started his career at grass root level in FMCG and has worked with big brands like Parle,Cargill ,ESPN Star Sports and currently with Sony pictures. He is an avid Cricketer and a Cricket blogger who has been featured on Sportskeeda.com . Above all he is a special father who has raised his kids in a different zone and believe in bouncing back each day . He is a motivational speaker,blogger ,Sales personnel , community builder and man who is on the journey of making this country one family .

Author and Innovator
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Ashish is Senior Manager at a reputed Multinational Medical Device Company and has over 21 years of Clinical Research and Digital Innovation experience in Medical Devices. In past role as a principal scientist in TCS, He has been the part of world’s first Artificial Intelligence based pharmacovigilance processing system development and deployment. He has invented the Nano technology-oriented solution for breath-based detection of cancers and infections and has extended the technology for recreation of as auto adjusting mask, detection of pathogens on nonliving surfaces, circulating air and Sewage water. He has worked on Digital Heart, Digital Nose and AI based preclinical to clinical translation of medical device safety and performance data. Previously as a global Head of clinical Research of Meril, and Sr. Manager Biosensors, and Medical and Research director, Invent and Assistant professor in Medical Institutes, Ashish has authored over 300 Clinical Investigation plans and have conducted about 150 and completed over 100 studies, and 50 CERs. He has a rich Intellectual property portfolio of over 30 publications, 20 patents at various steps of processing and 3 books. He has worked with regulatory bodies of about 120 closely for his work in Medical Devices regulations.

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Scientific Thinker
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Jitender Girdhar is a Bestselling Author, an Entrepreneur, Mentor, Op-Ed writer at The Times of India, and NLP Professional. His contributions to multiple disciplines broadly address the narratives of human behaviour.
He is best known for his articles on Mind & Body, Human Behaviour, and Cricket, published in The Times of India, and his thought provoking book 'Think EPIC' which became #1 international bestseller in just few months and got success in various countries. He has got great following on LinkedIn because of his insightful posts & articles and most of his posts are usually featured in LinkedIn News stories.
He is ‘IIM Calcutta’ alumni, and was awarded ‘Fellowship’ by esteemed Institutions from Australia & United Kingdom.

Soil Tiller
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She is a transdisciplinary practitioner, working primarily across boundaries of disciplines, questions, media and ideas to see what kind of gaps can be found and what bridges can be formed. A student of English literature, visual arts and life practices, finding ways into freedom with enriching co-existence is a driving force for me.
In the past She has worked as a freelance journalist, event host, adhoc lecturer and
conceptual guide for graduate and post graduate students in Literature and Design. She has had a long term interest and participation in performance, theatre and cinema.
Lately, Neha has been working with discarded materials to discover how they transform, and with them, our association and memories of them. Besides that, Neha has been working in the field commonly known as the social sector, finding ways in which change occurs and how people come together. In that process, Neha held groups, built community space, co-founded and incubated organisations.
Most recently She has been part of a community of Warm Data Hosts and Collection Alchemy co-presencing groups.

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Singer and Actor
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Jashan Singh is a singer, actor & performer.
His journey started off as a playback singer for a film Rangeelay which starred Jimmy sheirgill & Neha dhupia and the track was “Ishq-e di chain”. His next track was ‘Yaad’ which was his first video that featured him post his debut as a playback singer.
After this track, T-series signed him as their exclusive artist. He came up with tracks like Sai, Ik kuri, Chann Warga Yaar, Heel Sheel, Gilli Kurti, Pagalpan,    Ik Yaad Purani hai (Hindi), Maan na kari.
In between He got a huge opportunity to sing & perform for a national platform Coke studio Mtv with his track “Allah Veh”. This track gave him recognition pan india. It was because of the track ‘Allah Veh’ when legendary maker & Director casted him in the lead role for his film Dushman which also had famous star actors like Gulshan Grover & Yashpal Sharma.

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Life Coach and Film Director
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A pageantry queen with tittles like ‘Miss Punjab 2017’, ‘Femina Miss India Shining Star 2018’, ‘Top Model Worldwide 2019’, ‘Miss India Tourism International 2019’ turned actress and video director is also a self-love mindfulness coach.
She started her own Non-profit Organisation named “Fikarmand Welfare Society” which gives her a diverse range of motions and insights into life. Growing up in Punjab, she has completed her post graduating in Public Administration as well as Human Rights and Duties from Panjab University. Has traveled to the United Kingdom to study Leadership at Oxford and Cambridge University.
Coming from a police background she is also an avid public speaker on various topics and advisory in public relations.
She has represented India at various international platforms and won awards like ‘Dhee Punjab di award’, ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ from World Record Publishing company, UK ( for dedicated help in COVID 19 lockdown), National silver medal in fine arts( landscaping), and many more. A keen creator who loves to pen down her thoughts in poems and paint reality through art.





Will be surely an exciting place.

NB Hall IET Khandari, Agra,  Uttar Pradesh, India


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