Current Scholars

2017 Batch

Swati  Kainthura

Swati Kainthura is 21 years old and is from Dehradun, Uttarakhand. She has completed her graduation from Kirorimal College, University of Delhi with 80.6%. She has done an internship with IGIS Pvt. Ltd. in GIS and Land Use and Land Cover. And has also work with Econiche as a communication intern. She has also worked with children of Aasra Trust, Dehradun. Aasra Trust is an NGO working for street and slum children. She is a hardworking and focussed person. She likes to teach and guide people in her free time. She loves travelling and acting. She has represented her school in theatre at national level and has won many competitions. She wants to help students who are passionate about studying and are unable to due to financial or any other circumstances, by opening a school for them.

Vikash Kumar

Vikash Kumar is 19 years old and is a resident of New Delhi. He is pursuing B. Tech in Software Engineering from DTU (formerly DCE). He is in his third academic year of college. He completed class 12 from R. P. V. V., Lajpat Nagar. He loves to solve maths problems. Machines have always fascinated him and he likes to learn how they work. Coding remains his all-time favourite. He likes to come up with new solutions. He likes to learn from people and teach what he knows to people around him. He wants to go into research or teaching after graduation. This summer he interned with OYO. In his spare time he likes reading, playing video games, listening to music and sketching.

Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh is 20 years old and is from Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh. He completed class 12 with 96%. He performed exceptionally well in all the subjects. He is currently pursuing B. Design at NIFT Bengaluru. He has completed his 6th semester of B. Des from NIFT Bengaluru with 8.43 SGPA. He has completed a one-month meaningful internship with Tarun Tahiliani. Currently, He is interning with FKNS by Narendra Kumar. He plays cricket and badminton, and has won 4 gold and 2 silver medals during college sports week. He has taken leadership roles for three years. Yuvraj has worked for Special Adult Literacy Drive and Smokeless Chulha campaign. Along with his graduation, he visited Toda community as part of college curriculum to study Toda embroidery for design intervention. He is adept at both sketching and painting. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, reading, cycling, playing sports and getting to know about people.

Shivam Sachdeva

Shivam Sachdeva is 18 years old and is a resident of New Delhi. He is currently working as an Assurance Associate at EY GDS. He is a graduate from S.G.T.B. Khalsa College, University of Delhi. He has completed his schooling from R. P. V. V. Gandhi Nagar, Delhi with 94.8%. He has completed a certified course in French from University of Delhi. He also cleared the Equity Derivatives exam conducted by National Institute of Securities Market (NiSM). In 2019 summer, he interned at Goolluck Investments Pvt. Ltd. and WeWork Labs. In 2018 summer, he did two internships, one at Vedank Investments Pvt. Ltd. and another at Paytm. He loves travelling and enjoys spending time with people and learning from their experiences. He is hard working and comes up with innovative ideas to solve real-life problems. He likes to use and study gadgets with the latest technology. He enjoys teaching mathematics and science to his juniors. He loves listening to music and in his spare time he sings and reads books. His favourite series is 'Money Heist' and favourite book is ‘My Gita’ by Devdutt Pattanaik as it reveals the truth of life which inspired him a lot.


Shivani is 20 years old and is a resident of Chennai. She stood 1st with 98.8% in her Class 10 board examinations. She completed her schooling from Vidyodaya Matriculation Academy in Chennai with 91%. Currently, she is pursuing a Bachelor Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Easwari Engineering College, Ramapuram, Chennai. After completing her Bachelors in Engineering, she is interested in getting involved in civil services and working toward the welfare of society. She is also working on a unique solution to eradicate corruption. She actively participates in various essay writing competitions. She won the 1st prize from both, the Vigilance Department and the National Productive Council for her honest and eco-friendly solutions for the prevailing social problems. She has completed a summer internship with Brakes India Private Limited, Padi and VI Microsystems, Perungudi, Chennai.She has also completed a 3-month online internship as HR-Trainee with Techneel IT Services, Uttar Pradesh. She is undergoing a training known as 'Employability Skills Mentorship Program' conducted by a nation-wide volunteering organization named Youth For Seva. She enthusiastically takes part in all workshops and social activities in her college. She enjoys writing poems both in Tamil and English. She has attended Hindi Classes and completed exams till Visharad Poorvardh. She has a great passion for dance and has been trained as a Classical Dancer. She also loves to sing and has a taste for Carnatic music.

Sumit Kumar

Sumit Kumar is a 20 year old boy from Hamirpur district of Uttar Pradesh. He is pursuing his B.E. in Electronics and Communication from SSN College of Engineering, Chennai. Currently he is in the 4th year of his Bachelor’s Degree. He has done his summer internship with Banaao-A Maker's Space as Software Developer for a month. It was very wonderful experience. Also he did a one month internship with SB Energy, New Delhi last year. Participating in Smart India Hackathon was an enriching experience for him. He completed his secondary education from Vidya Gyan School, Sitapur with 89.8% in CBSE board. His interests lie in robotics and machine learning. He aspires to work with tech giants. In his spare time he likes to read, listen to music and play cricket. He aims to help people and contribute to society’s welfare. Also he is a member of an NGO called Visionaries which aims to help visually impaired students. With his leadership skills and determination, he wants to help the underprivileged section of society. He dreams of bringing the best technology to the villages at affordable prices and helping improve the village hospitals and schools. He believes that a small opportunity can bring huge change.

Roma Singh

Roma Singh, 23 years old, graduated from Banasthali University Jaipur. During her graduation, she has gained experience through various internships and fellowship. She has interned with NewsX (Noida), Draftcraft International (Mumbai), Books For All initiative by Guzarish NGO (Delhi), Sayara Technologies and has also done a Fellowship with Yes Foundation Media for Social Change Fellowship supported by Yes Bank. She has volunteered at Kishalaya night school where she taught street children along with her internship Fellowship in 2019. She believes in the eradication of issues prevailing in society for years, through small but mutual efforts in the sector. She aims to do good for society and wants to contribute to its welfare. She strongly believes that even one person can make a huge difference and if that person chooses the right path, he/she can motivate others to walk together and fight for a good cause.
She has performed many dance and theatre shows, participated in many street plays on various social issues with the Yuva Ekta Foundation. She loves reading non-fictional novels and books. She has been awarded 'General Proficiency' twice in school.

Sagar Sharma

Sagar is 18 years old and is from Hapur, Uttar Pradesh. He has completed his 12th standard with 92.2%. Currently, he is studying Bachelor of Commerce and doing his major in Finance and Accountancy at Christ University, Bangalore. Professionally, he completed his CA CPT in December, 2017. After watching his parents working hard in the fields, he knew at a very young age that he had to do something big. He was fascinated by what it takes to operate a successful business, for which he took part in business fests at his institution. By attending the annual workshop of Vahani, he got great opportunities to explore his skills and gain experience. He learned the value of hard work, efficiency, and communication. In the near future, he hopes to continue his CA studies and at the same time wants to run his own start-up in the farming sector. Sagar spends his spare time doing social work. He is an active member of a team which goes to primary schools to spend time with kids to understand their problems and he enjoys doing that. He is also an athlete.

Sejal Agnihotri

Sejal Agnihotri is 20 years old and is from Lalitpur, U.P. She completed her 12th from Vidya Gyan School, Sitapur in 2017 and bachelors in Mathematics from Banasthali University, Jaipur. She is currently pursuing her masters in Data Science from DAIICT, Gandhinagar. She is extremely passionate about her field of study and wants to lead a leading global organization in coming years. She is an excellent orator and has participated in tGELF national level debate. To Sejal, the wellbeing of society means everything. She has received support and motivation since her school days, which has helped many underprivileged students like her to see big dreams and fulfil them. She wants to help students like her in the future. She enjoys playing basketball and participating in debates. She was the captain of the school basketball team and has represented her school in many tournaments. She enjoys reading fiction and fantasy novels. . She at times goes out of the box to gain every amount of experience and learning she can get to achieve her big dreams. She interned with Techneel IT Services this summer to try her hand into a complete new field that is business development which she found extremely useful.
She has interned in companies like Policy Bazaar, Techneel IT Services and Vedank investments which, according to her are the crucial steps towards achieving the dream she wants to accomplish.

Neeraj Kumar

Neeraj Kumar is 21 years old and he comes from Faridabad, Haryana. He is a dedicated and hard-working guy and he aims to achieve his goals with better responsibilities .He is pursuing B. Tech in Electronics and Communication engineering from Delhi Technological University, New Delhi and currently is in 4th year. His current aggregate CGPA after 6 semesters is 7.98. He completed his schooling from R.P.V.V., Lajpat Nagar in 2016. He wants to excel in data structures and web development design. He has done a summer internship at OYO rooms for 1 month as a Business Development intern. He did his 2nd internship at Vahani Scholarship. He has also done a summer online training in web development. Apart from studies, he likes to play cricket, football etc. His aim is to make his country proud.

Nidhi B Vedant

Nidhi b vedant is 20 years old and is currently pursuing her bachelor degree from Mohammed Sathak A J Academy of architecture, Chennai. She is extremely passionate about architecture and wants to work with eco-friendly materials in her future to keep the environment clean and also to reduce land wastage. She is also currently a very active member of Vahani’s social media team. She is very creative and innovative with her designs. Her CGPA keeps increasing each semester as she is a very hardworking student. Her favorite pastime is sketching, doodling and her love for painting hand-made prints has no bounds. She is inspired from life everyday and expresses that through her sketches. She has done 2 internships in architectural firms and earns her own pocket money by taking orders for paintings, and helping her seniors. Her favorite language is German and has been to Germany for 3 weeks on a student exchange program. She is extremely attached to her sister and loves spending time with her family and friends. Her aim is to give back more to the society than she has received.

Ritik Agrawal

Ritik Agrawal is 20 years old and is from Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh. Recently he has completed his graduation in B.A. (Hons) in History from Satyawati College, Delhi University. Currently he is preparing for the civil services examinations 2021 and aspires to become an IAS Officer. He loves watching movies and cricket and has a special interest in reading autobiographies of sports personalities. During the summer vacations he interned at NIESBUD, which is a government organisation for empowering Entrepreneurship and Small Businesses. He wishes to work for the upliftment of society and dreams of contributing towards making India a developed nation.

Kajal Srivastava

Kajal Srivastav hails from Ballia, Uttar Pradesh. She did her B.Com Honours at Amity University, Noida. In final year of her college, she was the leader of "Entrepreneurship Club".
She volunteered in organizing several programs at college level and also to work in the SADARG NGO for a few months.
She did internship in companies such as Policy Bazaar, Techneel IT Services and Vedank Investment Company. She had a wonderful experience there learning how to work as a team and manage time. After graduation, she joined Bank of America as a full-time employee. In the future, she is interested in pursuing Masters in Banking.
She loves spending time with people and helping them, always trying to learn something new from their experiences.
Her involvement with society and where she is from, makes her want to connect with a diverse community and cultivate her passion for public leadership.
Kajal is very thankful to the Vahani Family who have helped her over the years and continues to be a support system.

Malika Goyal

Malika Goyal is 21 years old and is from Shivpuri, M.P. She has completed her 6th semester of MBA in Management Science from the International Institute of Professional Studies (IIPS) with 9.47 SGPA making her the top scorer once again. She enjoys working for people and wants to improve her calibre with every step. She is creative and dedicated towards her work and was titled ‘Student of the Year' thrice in her school. Malika was praised by the Director of IIPS for scoring the highest marks in her MBA Batch among 120 students and for giving the best presentations. She has taken leadership roles for five years. Malika has worked with various people and NGOs. In her spare time she enjoys writing, reading, sketching, playing sports and getting to know people and their cultures.

Manisha Shekhawat

Manisha Shekhawat is 19 years old and is from Jaipur, Rajasthan. She has completed her schooling from Gokul Public School Murlipura, Jaipur. Currently, she is pursuing a Bachelor Degree in Information and Technology from Banasthali Vidhyapith, Tonk, Rajasthan. In 2019 summer, she interned at Softbank Energy. It was an opportunity to boost her programming skills, to learn new concepts from the team and to be more practical. She enjoys learning programming languages and has a keen interest in studying about new technologies. She is very hardworking, humble and creative. Her aim in life is to become an engineer and serve the nation. She has completed a meaningful internship with Paytm in June 2018. By means of her work, she wants to make India a powerful country. She wants to serve her society and country. She loves gardening, cycling, listening to music and playing sports. She enjoys social work and is always ready to lend a helping hand to someone in need.

Abhishek Panwar

Abhishek Panwar is a 19 years old scholar from Delhi. He studied at Rajkiya Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya, Sector 10, Dwarka, New Delhi and chose the Science stream. He secured 94.8% in CBSE class 12 board exams. He is pursuing his graduation in Bachelor of Technology, Computer Engineering from Delhi Technological University. He just completed his second year of graduation and recently interned with Gurugram Police Cyber Security. He analysed various past case studies of cyber crime and prepared a security project. He has interned at Policy bazaar as well. Apart from studies, he likes to play badminton and read novels. He is very attracted to the power of computers and the way they are changing the world. With his knowledge of computers, he would like to serve his nation. He wants to support the government's Digital India Initiative to make India more digitised. Apart from computers, finance is another sector which interests him. With computer knowledge he wants to make the E-commerce industry more stable, secure and easy to use.

Akansha Yadav

Akansha Yadav is 21 years old, from U.P. She has completed her 12th grade with 92.2% from VidyaGyan Leadership Academy, Sitapur, and U.P in 2017. She pursued Political Science (Hons) from Gargi College, Delhi University. In her first year, she interned as a policy researcher for an organization called National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD). In her second year, she was the College Coordinator of NGO Umeed. She was also an active member of the National Social Services (NSS) team and another NGO called Youth for Seva where she taught slum children and partook in bringing smiles to their faces. In the summer of 2019, she interned at tGELF. Akansha enjoys playing volleyball and badminton. She reads magazines and novels in her spare time. Currently, she is doing Young Indian Fellowship (YIF) Program at Ashoka University, a leading liberal arts university in India.
Akansha envisions of applying all the knowledge she had sought so far and the knowledge she is going to seek in the future to bring positive changes to the lives of people of her community, especially of young children and women, while also making her family proud.


Akash Jha

Akash is 21 years old and is from Delhi. He completed his schooling from R. P. V. V Gandhi Nagar and secured 96% in his board exams in 2017. He also received an award from the HRD Minister, Sh. Prakash Javadekar for an excellent performance in the board exams. He has completed B.Com Hons from Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, University of Delhi. He has successfully completed four internships over the course of his graduation ( Paytm, Zomato etc.). This has helped him greatly in the development of his personality and in acquiring skills with work experience. He got placed in Ernst & Young from his college placement and joined EY on 14th September 2020. Meanwhile he is also preparing for several government exams. Apart from that, he is very passionate about cricket. He loves playing and watching cricket. He enjoys teaching mathematics. He feels fortunate to be a part of the Vahani family.


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