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Anshul Porwal

I am Anshul porwal, from Sheopur, a small town in Madhya Pradesh. I did my schooling at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya. I am pursuing a B.Tech in mechanical engineering from Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat. Apart from my major in mechanical engineering, I have a deep interest in programming domains such as problem-solving and web development. I am looking forward to making my career in web development. I love exploring new technologies to match future opportunities and am interested in watching web series, movies, and cricket.

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Ashu Priyadarshini

Ashu Priyadarshini is an ambitious and optimistic person who believes in the concept that you only get out of life what you try to put into it.
She has recently completed her Senior Secondary Education from Millia Convent English School,Purnea,Bihar. Currently ,she is enrolled in B.Com (Hons.) course at Shaheed Bhagat Singh Evening College,Delhi University. After her graduation, she hopes to land in a job to stand financially stable so that she can carry her preparation for the UPSC Examination. She considers education as the most powerful weapon which women can use to prove their self worthy in this society.

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Anchalpreet Kaur

Anchalpreet Kaur hails from Uttar Pradesh, near Bareilly. I am pursuing at DIT university, Dehradun. I love having some golden time with my favorite animals, I love listening to songs, i love learning new things. Currently, i am interning at Gwalior Herbal Products. It's a herbal extracts company, I am working in Quality and Control department there. All the dignitaries in QC are very cooperative and I really love the exposure. My short term goal is to get a job after my graduation at a reputated company so that i can support my post graduation. My long term goal is to become a Chief Medical Officer.

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Anand Kumar Chaudhary

Anand Kumar Chaudhary is 18 years old and living in the village of Sitapur district, Uttar Pradesh . He is pursuing B. Com. from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi . He completed class 10th and 12th from Vidya Gyan School, Sitapur. He loves to solve math's problems. He likes to come up with new solutions. He likes to learn from people and teach what he knows to people around him. He likes to learn from people and teach what he knows to people around him.

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Anant Kumar

Anant is an active boy of 17 years old and a resident of Uttar Pradesh. He completed his schooling from Vidya Gyan School, securing 96% in the Board Examination. Currently, he is pursuing B. Com from Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi. After completing his graduation, he aims to pursue an MBA degree and follow his dreams to become a good manager. He is deeply interested in solving problems of accountancy, case studies. He loves to play and watch cricket. He considers himself lucky to be a part of Vahani scholarship as he thinks it to be a turning point in his life. In future, he hopes to give back to the society by helping poor people.

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Bhumika Panghal

Bhumika is a confident, perseverant and passionate girl hailing from Bhiwani , Haryana. She did her schooling from Vaish Model Sr. Sec. School, Bhiwani. She is currently pursuing her bachelor's in Political Science Hons. from Miranda House, University of Delhi. Her interest lies in the development sector and she sees herself working there in the future. Her long term goal is to go in Civil Services. She had interned with The Jurni, Vahani Scholarship and Claylab.Her hobbies include dancing, debating,yoga and writing. Her mantra for life is "Living without Passion is like being dead".

Buland Shah

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Buland Shah is currently a Computer Science BTech student of Ahmedabad University, Gujarat. He has worked as a copywriter in a digital marketing agency for 3 months. He has also volunteered in Jeevdaya Charitable Trust, an NGO for animal welfare and safety. He is currently a core committee member and senior video editor of his university's Anime Community. Apart from being indulged in technological activities like programming, AV and image editing, he can also be found writing poetries or short stories in his free time.


Vijaya Laxmi Damarasinghu

Vijaya Lakshmi is an ambitious girl of 19 from Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh. She is currently pursuing BTech from the National Institute of Technology, Warangal in the EEE branch. She is interested in coding and is passionate about various domains of the Computer Science field. She would like to explore more about the AI and ML domains in the future. She wants to be an independent woman. She values others' perspectives and takes care of the people around her. She believes in living a content full life making tough decisions and exploring new things.

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Dhanashree Panchawatkar

Dhanashree is a hard working girl of 18. She belongs to Akola district from Maharashtra. She scored 86% in 12th CBSE board from School of Scholars, Kaulkhed, Akola. She is currently pursuing B. Tec in Mechatronics and Automation from Vellore Institute Of Technology, Chennai. After her graduation, she wants to pursue M. Tec in Mechatronics specialization in AI. Dhanashree is passionate about sports. She is a National player of Table-tennis. She has good leadership skills and also received many awards in chess and skating. She loves to paint acrylic landscape & learning new things related to technology. As a multitalented student, she received 'Lokpradnya Puraskar'. She feels fascinated about robotics and artificial intelligence. She want to work for Indian army by doing research in high freq. radio laser weapons. She believes that Vahani is the source of motivation for her which helps her to grow in this beautiful world.

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Divya Singh

Divya is a girl of 18 years and comes from Unnao, Uttar Pradesh. She did her schooling from Vidyagyan School, Sitapur. She secured 96.4% in her class 10 and was district topper in class 12 with 98.8%. Currently she is persuing History honours from Hindu College, Delhi. Divya is a very hardworking girl and is always ready to help her peers. She also loves animals a lot and tries to protect them. After completing her graduation she aspires to crack UPSC and become a civil servent. She is very much dedicated towards studies and also took part in lot of curricular activities. She loves reading novels, mythology books and newspaper.

Ekta Dubey

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Ekta is an ambitious and diligent girl. She hails from Auraiya, Uttar Pradesh. She has completed her schooling from Vidyagyan School, Bulandshahar with flying colors. She works hard and has the courage to go beyond limits to achieve what she desires. Currently, she is pursuing B.A. in Economics Honours from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University,. Along with studies, she has a keen interest in arts. She has contributed to the Décor Society of her college and is a member of The EconWhiz Club. She has also secured reputed internships and worked for MP Mohammad Jawed, International Council for Circular Economy, and is currently working on a government project under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. After her graduation, Ekta wants to pursue a master's in economics in order to sit for the Indian Economic Services examination. She wishes to be an independent, strong, and confident girl. She strongly believes in living a meaningful life with a sense of purpose and contributing more to society.

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Gaurav Gautam

Gaurav is very ambitious and unwavering towards his goal. Yes! He is a great follower of swami Vivekananda. Right now! he is growing up by leaving his childhood and is in the age of maturity. Yes! it is 18. He comes from a very small village called Rahikwara in Satna (M.P.). Yah! this village is so small such that it is not visible in Google Map but still! its dreams are huge. Previously, he passed out 12th board with 91% from Satya Niketan higher secondary school Nagod. And currently, pursuing BSc cs from Dyal Singh college (DU). He's in first year. He like to listen music, traveling, exploring, social welfare etc. Yes! don't be surprised, it's the same man who has a lot of responsibility because of eldest brother in the family. It's main aim to become good personality and want to achieve a cyber security office and to become a cybersecurity officer for serving our nation as well as take responsibilities of his family.


Guddan Kumari Kushwaha

Guddan is an ambitious and hard working girl of 19. She belongs to a remote village, Rampur of Deoria district in Uttar Pradesh. Recently, she has completed her schooling from Vidyagyan School,Sitapur. She secured 95.8% in her boards and currently, she is persuing BTech in IT from Banasthali Vidyapith, After graduation Guddan wants to be a Data Analyst and presents herself as an independent and confident woman. Being from an underprivileged background she gets continuous motivation to be focused, determined and dedicated towards her aim. She loves to write poems and quotes, observing nature and enjoys nature's photography.She has participated in poetry writing, drama, sports meet. She has participated in Asset and attended many workshops and received many certificates. She secured All India Rank of 16 Group PHOENIX at the National Science Concours 2016-17. She believes in the simplicity of life and bringing smile on others face. She wants to be the change and leave a positive imprint of the society.

Gunashree V


Gunashree, 18 resides in Bengaluru, Karnataka and completed her schooling in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya. She has secured 97.6 percent. Currently, she is enrolling as a student in NIT Karnataka-Surathkal. she choose CSE as her career. Giving the right priorities to the choices enabled her to land in her chosen career path. Back in her school, she always surprised her teachers with her inquisitive nature. she had been a great leader to her housemates. She has good organising skills.
Travelling is one of Gunashree's many interests. Apart from that, she reads books and novels. She always enjoys participating in sports and listening new music. After all, she had been a national Basketball player.
She aspires to be a great techie. She loves coding and learning new computer languages. Besides she doesn't want to be trapped in The corporate world where there is place for monotonous work only but she wants to explore new opportunities and creativity. Lastly she wishes to be a great support to her family. 


Ishika Mamgain

Ishika is a 17 years old girl. She is from Galjwadi, situated in the foothills of the Himalayas. She completed her schooling from PYDS Learning Academy. 
Currently, she is pursuing a Honors degree from Trinity Institute of Professional Studies, Indraprastha University. 
She has been actively participating in debates and declamation competitions. Also, she has been a part of the school team of different sports. She has a keen interest in music and has been indulged in pottery in her school. 
She has a friendly nature and good leadership skills which made her the head girl of her school. 
She has a keen interest in accountancy and wants to excel in her field. Since, she was a child, she has learned the essence of the moto "Life is for giving". And she wants to carry this forward in her life. 

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Handral Jadesha

Jadesha is 20 years old boy from Ballari, Karnataka. He completed his class 12 with 94% from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya , Ballari. Currently he is pursuing his BE in computer science and engineering from RNS Institute of Technology Banglore. He is very much passionate towards UPSC exam and wants to become an IAS officer. He also took part in NCC and Sports. He reads books , enjoys music and playing games are his basic hobbies. He is very much passionate about cricket and he represented Regional cricket which was conducted by NVS. His parents are his greatest strength and also very much grateful to be part of Navodaya and Vahani family. 

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Parthivi Singh

I am Parthivi Singh persuing bachelor's degree in economics. My academics in the graduation had many ups and downs due to a very new environment and a totally mathematical course. I have interned with Vichar Samiti under the post of content writer. Also an internship with a member of parliament from Kishanganj was a major experience to hold. Currently I am interning with a bunch of CAs working for a project of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
My overall experience of past two years was great confronting the new turns of life, overcoming and enjoying them simultaneously.

Pragya Gautam

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Pragya is currently doing her graduation in Political Science from Lady Shri Ram College for Women. She has completed her grade 12th from Vidyagyan School, Bulandshahr with a score of 98.8% in board examination. She is a young woman with an immense zeal to be a positive change maker for the society and wishes to accomplish the holistic development of the country as a whole.
An amiable person by nature, she can be easily approached. She is an organized self. Gardening, listening to music, sleeping, doing craft & calligraphy during free time and playing with mammals are her favorite things to do.
Her maxim is que sera, sera and thus she accepts the outcomes affirmatively and focuses on actions.


Praise Paul

Praise, a 21-year-old energetic and ambitious individual, hails from Byndoor, a rural area in Karnataka, India. After completing his formal education, he is now pursuing a bachelor degree in Computer Science and Engineering at Vellore Institute of Technology in Amravati. With a strong passion for cybersecurity, he aspires to become a Cyber Security Analyst. Furthermore, Praise aims to give back to society by supporting underprivileged students. His sociable nature allows him to form meaningful connections with others effortlessly. Alongside his academic pursuits, he is also a skilled web developer, deeply intrigued by the art of coding. While sports may not be his primary focus, Praise actively engages in literature and cultural activities, nurturing his love for the arts. He is a driven and compassionate individual, dedicated to his academic and personal growth.

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Prakash Godwa

Prakash Gowda is 19 years old and comes from Dharwad, Karnataka.He completed his class 12 with 95.6% from Jawahar Navodaya vidyalaya,Mysore. Currently he is pursuing his Btech in Electronics and Communication Engineering from BMS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, BANGALORE .He wants to be a successful engineer and contribute to the growth of society for the betterment of people.He feels highly inspired by Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam .He wishes to spend his valuable time with good books and good people around.His parents are his greatest strength and inspiration.He enjoys listening music and playing cricket.He feels highly greatful for being a part of two wonderful families: Navodaya and VAHANI.This inspires him to give back to the society and help the needy.

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Pruthvi M Dev

Pruthvi is a boy of 18 from Hassan, Karnataka. He has completed his schooling at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Hassan with a 95.2% in the CBSE Class XII Board Exams. He had secured 96.4% in his Class X Board Exams. Currently studying in ASC Degree Evening College, Bengaluru. He aspires to be a Chartered Accountant. He is interested in Finance and the Economy. He wishes to help the growing economy of the country. He strongly believes in the ground-level execution of works. He has a concern about the changing climatic conditions all over the world and thus he does plantation in his free time. Pruthvi has great leadership and management skills and has enough capability to organize sports and cultural events. He believes in bringing positive changes in society through education.

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Rajendar Pathak

Rajender is enthusiastic and industrious boy of 17 years old and lives in New Delhi. He got 90.4% in 10th board exams and cleared his 12th board exams with 95.8% from RPVV BT- Block Shalimar Bagh. He is pursuing hons. from Motilal Nehru College University of Delhi. He is also a CA aspirant, he is very focused and dedicated and wants to fulfill his childhood dream of becoming a Chartered accountant. In future, he wants to work with renowned corporate firms so that he grow country economy as well as himself.

Sagar Newar

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I'm Sagar Newar. I completed my schooling from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Changlang,Arunachal Pradesh and secured 94.8 percentage in my 12 currently I'm pursuing Bachelors in Mathematics from Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi.
I'm a defence aspirant and want to serve for my nation.
 After graduation I aim to crack CDS examination and become an IAF officer.

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Shalini Chauhan

Shalini was born with profound hearing loss and was provided a cochlea implant which resulted in multiple consequences to her health.

As a kid, it was a challenge learning about the real world, and when she joined B.I.L, she started learning about simple household and lifestyle things, which led to a great improvement in her life.


She aspires to be a independent woman, and wishes to spread awareness about the deaf world and teach the deaf people everything which they have difficulty in learning from the regular facilities.

Siddharth Bhuva


Siddharth is a cheerful, earnest and indefatigable boy from the world heritage city of Ahmedabad. He just completed his schooling from Adani Vidya Mandir with flying colours. He secured 96% in his class 12 exam. He also cleared JEE mains and JEE advanced outstandingly. He secured AIR 171 in advanced exam and got admission in his dream college, IIT Bombay. He will be pursuing Computer Science Engineering there. After his graduation, he aims to crack CAT and get admission in IIM Ahmedabad for his Masters in Business Administration. He aims to achieve all the dreams he has ever dreamt of. He also soughts to help unprivileged people in any way he can. He has great leadership skills and had always lead his groups to victory during his schooling. He is also quite good at thetre skills like acting, dancing, narating, etc,. He also loves to do paper origami and is actually skilled at it. Being a sporty person, he is quite good at athletics, volleyball and badminton.
At times, he can be quite foodie too! He believes in YOLO: You Only Live Once.
So, he doesn't want to let any stone unturned to enjoy every aspect of life. He wants to enhance his every skills so that he can be an asset for the society.

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Siri J

Siri J, a diligent student currently pursuing B.E in Electronics and Communication Engineering from JSS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY, Mysore, hails from Hassan, Karnataka. She is curious and excited to learn new things and keeps herself updated about the technological trends and aims to be a skilled engineer and expertise in the field of engineering and technology.

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Spandan H B

Spandan hail from  Hassan,Karnataka. He has completed his class 12 with 94.6% from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Mavinakere, Hassan. Currently, he is pursuing first year B.Sc(Hons) Physics from Hansraj collage (University of Delhi).He feels very thankful for the support given by Navodaya Vidyalaya Samithi(NVS) and Vahani scholarship.In his 11th grade, he got opportunity to participate in Regional Children Science Congress(NVS) . At that time, he got opportunity to visit IISc Bangalore, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) ,JNCASR and (VITM) . He also got chance to attend talks and lectures given by eminent scientists and professors. He also got chance to visit many laboratories in IISc.He is very interested in the ideas of modern physics and Spirituality.He wants to live a life full of positivity and service.

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Suryakant Srivastav

I am Suryakant Srivastav persuing BMS from HR College, Mumbai. I am seriously passionate about becoming a entrepreneur and an investor. My interest also lies in networking and music.

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Vandana Kaucha

Vandana Kaucha, 20, a self-proclaimed aimless soul who finds joy in embracing life's unpredictable journey. As an ambivert, she thrives in both solitude and social settings. She is pursuing Bcom hons from University of Delhi. She actively participates in volunteering for different causes. She hopes to explore various fields while doing internships. Her long term goal is to have a stable and fulfilling career, to cultivate a peaceful life. However, her aspirations extend beyond career triumphs. She wants to give back to the society as well.
Music is Vandana's constant companion, serving as a source of inspiration and emotional expression. Whether it's dancing to upbeat tunes or immersing themselves in melodic introspection, music is an essential part of her existence. One of Vandana's favorite pastimes is "Googling." Their insatiable thirst for information fuels their intellectual growth and adds a dash of excitement to their everyday life.

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Varad Patil

Varad, a 19-year-old boy from Tuljapur, Maharashtra, is a enthusiastic and inquistive individual. He is currently pursuing a B.Tech in Information Technology at Pimpri Chinchwad College of Engineering in Pune. Varad's academic journey began at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in Tuljapur, where he showcased his exceptional abilities by achieving an impressive 96% in his class 10th examinations and 94.2% in class 12th. Furthermore, he has maintained an outstanding CGPA of 9.62 up until his 3rd semester.
Recently, Varad has developed a deep interest in real-life problem-solving and full-stack web development. He is actively engaged in an Arduino Solar Tracker Project, which aims to promote the use of renewable energy sources, and a mess food system that provides personalized recommendations to hostel students.Varad aspires to secure a position in top-tier product-based companies.
arad derives joy from reading novels, staying updated on current affairs, and engaging in technical content writing. He actively participates in General Knowledge quizzes and has honed his event management skills as an Ex-Event Management Team Member at CodeChef PCCOE Chapter. Currently serving as the Content Lead, Varad aims to provide high-quality content on competitive programming and development to the college community. He belives that learning never stops, it continues over lifetime.


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Vismay M S

Vismay is an ambitious and visionary boy of 17. He hails from Sakleshpura, Karnataka. Recently, He completed his schooling from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Mavinakere. He secured 95% in his boards and qualified JEE Mains exam with 97 percentiles. Currently, He is pursuing B Tech degree from National Institute of technology Suratkal, Karnataka. After graduation, Vismay aims to crack the GATE examination and pursue his M Tech degree from IIT Bombay. He wishes to be an independent, strong and versatile men who could be an agent of change in society and help the needy. Vismay has great leadership skills and was an NCC cadet. He is passionate about sports and was in the school football team and participated in national level Judo competition. He has also received many medals, certificates and trophies. Moreover, he is highly interested in learning social and computer skills. He strongly believes in living a meaningful life with a sense of purpose and creating a positive impact on society.

Shyamu Korwa

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Shyamu Korwa is an enthusiastic and unwavering 19 years old young adult. Who originates from a lovely village in Jharkhand. He has completed his 12 standards from St.marys school with 91% in his CBSE board examination. Currently, he is pursuing a Bachelor of Design from National Institute of Design (Ahmedabad). Later on, he wishes to set his foot in the amazing world of Metaverse and game design. He is trustworthy and a good listener as well, who is always open to new thrilling experiences and loves to explore new things that the world has to offer. During his leisure time, he loves playing video games, sports, and binge-watching movies. He also has a keen interest in the newly popular term cryptocurrency. 

He is a hardcore believer in gender and religious equality and is quite sensitive about social issues. He desires to design a society that is far more acceptable to everyone and is willing to contribute to it with his acquired knowledge.

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Kunal Chawan

Kunal is a Responsible, Ambitious and sincere youngster, From Shegaon Maharashtra he recently completed his high school from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Shegaon. He secured 91 percentage in his boards. He currently aims to become a best Ayurvedic Doctor. He belongs to family with less resources.He has great sports skills he has represented his school at regional level football meet and also regional level badminton meet. Also actively participated in Olymipiads and earned 2 medals in school. He plans to live his life to the fullest and give his best in any situation.

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Harsha Nadagaddi

Harsha Nadagaddi comes from Dharwad Karnataka. She did schooling from Rajiv Gandhi Eng Med High school Dharwad and PU education from JSS RS Hukkerikar college. Now she is  pursuing my MBBS degree and plans to do specialisation in cardiology and to serve society as much as possible. Her hobby is listening music. She is very grateful for being part of Dakshana Alumni Network and Vahani Family.

Ashutosh Panwar

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Ashutosh Panwar is ambitious and dedicated boy of 18. I belong to New Tehri, Uttarakhand. He completed his schooling from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Pokhal (Tehri Garhwal) and in school I guided students as a sports captain. I secured 92% in 12th and 93% in 10th class. I prepared for JEE at super 30 Dehradun sponsored by CSRL. Currently I am pursuing in production engineering from national institute of technology, Trichy (Tamil Nadu).I want to become a software engineer, in my opinion technology is such a thing which can change the world, so I want to change the era of technology by inventing new things and make a human life easy. I am dedicated towards my goals. My hobbies are reading books (related to technology), playing table tennis, singing and listening to music. I also played national table tennis championship 3 times and secured 1st position. In future I will always support poor students to achieve their goals.
my motto in life is "every problem is the opportunity to the solution". So, chase every problem and find solution.

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Narendra Singh

Narendra Singh come from a village in Rajasthan. I completed my 12th standard from Shiv Jyoti International School, Kota with 94.00% and class 10th from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Sirohi with 94.40%. Currently I am pursuing B. Tech in Computer Science Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. I have an interest in the Blockchain, Computer Vision, Cyber Security, and Entrepreneurship.
I like to get involved in the event planning ,event conduction, and Archery as Extra Curricular Activities.


Soubhagya Ranjan Malik

I'm soubhagya Ranjan malik.currently studying in NIT,RKL.I'm pusuing B Tech in Chemical Engeneering. I am the luckiest one to be a vahani scholar.I want to serve my country.

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