Chandigarh, March 23,2019: University Business School, Panjab University organized
the first ever TEDxUBSPU. It was an independent TED conference
organized, here today.
The Conference was an initiative of the business club and
the students of the business school, who under the leadership of
Chairman, Professor (Dr) Deepak Kapur and the guidance of Business
Club Advisor Professor Kulwinder Singh hosted a thought-provoking and
Chairman Professor (Dr) Deepak Kapur felt that this was a
prestigious event for Business Schools throughout the world.
TEDxUBSPU was an opportunity for UBS to gain Global Recognition.
Business Club Advisor Professor Kulwinder Singh congratulated the team
on their efforts bearing fruit and ensured that many events of the
same stature would surely be organized in the future.
In this era of change, it has become essential to keep
abreast with the developments around us, ergo the theme of the
the conference was ” Change is the Only Constant”.The speakers included illustrious and accomplished
individuals from diverse backgrounds. The event saw, Mr. Sunil Gulati,
Vice President -Technical, Coca Cola India and South West Asia;
Brigadier Subhash Chander Rangi, Head of Operation Black Tornado –
Mumbai 26/11 Attacks; Mr. Devinder Sharma, Food and Trade Policy
Analyst; Prabir Jha, President and global CPO at Cipla;
Saurabh Nigam, VP at Omidyar Network;. Maneet Gohil, Founder and
CEO at LAL10; Shruti Rao Rathore, vegan fashion designer;
Supreet Dhiman, Director of projects and research at End Incest Trust,
and Captain Shikha Saxena, an ex-Army person who currently works in
The speakers shared some great and unique perspectives on
change. Mr.Gulati inspired everyone through his experiences of
accepting challenges as a part of life and to learn from them. Mr.
Devinder Sharma intrigued the audience by his viewpoint of how adding
to the GDP of the economies is having a detrimental impact on the
ecology. He also emphasized on the impact of the changes in the
agricultural methods on the health of people. Brigadier Rangi enthused
the attendees with his outline of the conduct of Operation Black
Tornado. Mr. Prabir Jha and Ms. Supreet Dhiman also shared their
perspectives of driving change in oneself and in the society.
Education is the most powerful weapon we have to change the course of
our future, she added.
However, given it takes a village to raise a child, how
can we blame only the government for all the shortcoming of our
She further elaborated on what would it take for each one
of us to say that we can and we will help at least one child achieve
her career goals and become financially independent? Together we can
bring self-sufficiency and dignity in life.
The audience was inspired after listening to all the
speakers. The audience also swayed to the tunes of Dhruv Angrish.