He is a self made industrialist, an outstanding Entrepreneur and has contributed immensely to the economic development of the country. He is the founder of Suchitra Group of companies in Hyderabad and has a vast experience across all fields. He has been bestowed with several prestigious awards as National Citizens Award from the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Shiromani Award from the then President Giani Zail Singh. His contribution to the technological advancement and economic development has been recognized by awards as UDYOG PATRA, UDYOG RATNA, PROFESSOR NAYUDAMMA MEMORIAL GOLD MEDAL and many more. An educationist at heart, he is the founder of Suchitra Academy, a CBSE School in Hyderabad, ranked No. 12 in A.P. within 3 years of its inception.
He is also the Head of GVK EMRI all India and serves on the Governing Council of GVK Emergency Management Research Institute (GVK EMRI 108), a service like 911. Mr. Krishnam Raju continues to guide with his visionary ideas by being on the Board of Alluri Sita Rama Raju Medical College at Eluru, Andhra Pradesh. and, Board of Studies in Business Management, Osmania University, Hyderabad.
Pullela Gopichand, an ace badminton player, has made India proud at various national and international tournaments. He consistently won the National Badminton Championship for five times in a row till the year 2000 and was the winner of the SAARC Games in the year 1996 & 1997 held in India and Colombo. He won bronze medal in the Common Wealth Games held in Malaysia in 1998 and silver medal in the team events. Gopichand represented India at the prestigious Olympic Games held in Sydney in 2000 and also at the World Championship from 1991 to 2001.The proudest moments of Gopichand’s lifetime arrived in the year 2001, when he recreated history by winning the coveted All England Badminton Championship at London.
To commemorate his excellent performance as a Badminton player at the National and International level, and his exceptional services to the nation through the sport of Badminton, the Government of India honoured Pullela Gopichand with the Arjuna Award in the year 1999. Further, in the year 2001 he was bestowed upon the greatest Indian award in the field of sports, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. In the year 2005, he was conferred upon the Padma Shri award. He runs the Nimmagadda Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy at Hyderabad. He has received Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar for the year 2013 for Establishment and Management of Sports Academies of Excellence and has also received the Padma Bhushan Award for the year 2014. Gopichand is now a very renowned coach and main force behind emergence of new badminton stars in India.
Deepika Mehta is a certified teacher from the Sivananda School of Yoga and Vivekananada Yoga Kendra. She is also a certified fitness trainer from the American Council on Exercise and Reebok. She is an authorized teacher in Ashtanga Yoga from the root of the practice, K. PJAYI (K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute), and she learned this practice from the Late Shri. K Pattabhi Jois.
Deepika has trained some of the top Indian film stars and celebrities like Aishwarya Rai Bacchan, Priyanka Chopra, Bipasha Basu, Deepika Padukone, Rani Mukerjee, Jaqueline Fernandes, Lisa Haydon, Leryn Franco (Olympic Javelin thrower and also one of the top Supermodels from South America), besides Avantika and Yash Birla, Anupama and Vidhu Vinod Chopra. Deepika is one of the youngest teachers to teach at one of the most reverred Yoga festivals in the world, The International Yoga festival in Rishikesh at the Parmarth Niketan Ashram.
Deepika has her own Yoga show in India called Yoga City on NDTV Good Times. Deepika has most recently received the prestigious honour of performing her unique dance yoga at TEDx United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
Tania Vijay Kumar
Tania Vijay Kumar is the Gladrags Mrs. India for the year 2003 and represented India at the Mrs. World 2003 contest. She was a finalist at Miss India 1997, and runner up at Gladrags Super Model 1996.
With her roots in Hyderabad, Tania completed Bachelor of Commerce from Osmania University with a specialization in Marketing. She has also completed a certificate course in Marketing from the Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Tania is a multi-faceted person with an active interest in sports as Swimming, Badminton, Basketball, Fishing and also Yoga, Dance and Music.
She has a rich and diverse work experience of 10 years spanning various industries and sectors as Airline, Software, Hospitality, and Fashion & Acting. Tania began her career with Indian Airlines Corporation as a Cabin Crew and went on to become a Flight Catering Supervisor. A brief stint with NASSCOM gave her the opportunity to work and interact closely with some of the most successful people in the software industry. She has also handled public relations for the three properties of Taj Group of Hotels in Hyderabad.
Tania currently resides in Canada actively following her passion for health & fitness. She volunteers her time to organizations such as UHN (University Health Network) and various schools. She believes in core values such as – honesty, discipline, integrity, citizenship and charity. The recipe for success lies in the combination of all these values supported by hard work and dedication.
Dr. Ajit Vigg
Dr. Ajit Vigg, a senior consultant in Internal Medicine and Respiratory Diseases, is the Coordinator for the Department of respiratory medicine at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad. He is a member of the American sleep Disorders Association and on International Panel for study of lung cancer. He is also the fellow of American College of chest physicians, member of British Thoracic Society and member of American Thoracic Society.
Dr. Vigg has presented several scientific papers in international meetings in France, Spain, USA, Glassgow and others. He was invited to chair a scientific session during the World Congress on Chest Diseases in Montreal,Canada during the ACCP Meeting in Nov 2005. He is a member, Advisory board for WHO for setting up national guidelines for COPD in India. He is the Vice President of South India Chapter of Asthma and Bronchitis Association of India and former president of Indian Association of Bronchology. Dr. Vigg is a proficient speaker on Stress Management and has conducted many lectures in various parts of world.
Has over 18 Years of Management Experience in Manufacturing, Construction and Real Estate. He held positions of Vice President, Director & Managing Director in Suchitra Group of Companies, an ISO 9002 Electronics Company in Hyderabad. Thereafter, He Founded Riba Constructions in 2004. Under his leadership Riba has executed projects for reputed clients like GVK Group, ICFAI, EMRI 108, Aparna Constructions, Mantri Developers, Care Hospitals, Indus International Schools and many more. Pradeep is also a trustee and investor in Suchitra Academy a CBSE School in Hyderabad,ranked No. 12 in AP within 3 years of its inception.
Deepak has over 25 years of rich experience in reputed corporations such as Pernod Ricard , Fidelity & United Spirits. He has worked in various capacities in functions such as Sales, Project Management, Capability Building & Business Development. Deepak has successfully built teams & businesses in his career & added immense value to the organisations he has worked for. A strong believer that a successful person needs to have a perfect blend of IQ & EQ in todays dynamic corporate world.
He graduated from St. Stephens College & later went on to complete his MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur. Currently employed with Pernod Ricard at their Head Office in Gurgaon.
Renu Shorey has over 28 years of experience in School Education, this includes 18 years as Principal of Chirec Public School, NASR School and Manthan International School.
During the course of her career she has upgraded her skills through various trainings and work-shops. She is a person of many facets and passions-reading, writing being some of them. A few qualities that give her an edge are – good communication skills, a quick incisive mind, clear and logical thinking, attention to detail, and an ability to motivate and lead.
She is a person with progressive outlook and shares the conviction that – in the words of Alvin Toffler – The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who can not read and write but those who can not learn, unlearn and relearn.
Purnima Singh is a proficient homemaker with a flair for Interior Decoration, Jewellery Designing and Fashion. She is an accomplished consultant with vast knowledge and experience in various branches of the occult studies and sciences, like Astrology, Numerology, Gemmology and Feng Shui. She has been an inspiration and a guiding force in the lives of many, and has been instrumental in helping them find solutions, to resolve their emotional and social issues.
She is an optimist with a positive attitude, and believes in living life in full spirit, with high values and convictions.
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