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ET change Makers leaders felicitated for bringing positive changes in society and earned global fame

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1.Abhijeet Rane

Category – Trade Union Leader

Abhijeet Rane is a rising star in Marathi journalism and a pioneer in grievance redressal for blue collar workers.

He founded Dhadak Kamgar Union, which represents 7 lakh blue-collar employees at 300 reputable enterprises.

He’s a pioneer in social projects like Dhadak Kamgar Union Abhijeet Rane Youth Fund and The Great Maratha Educational Trust

DHADAK KAMGAR UNION has a powerful presence and demanding commanding position in & around MMRDA area spread across Mumbai, Thane, Raigad and Palghar districts plus remarkable existence in Kolhapur, Sangli, Nasik, Pune, Aurangabad, Ratnagiri, Jalna, Bhusawal industrial hubs. ABHIJEET RANE himself is a fighter , warrior and achiever with a difference because though a powerful and popular union leader he has proved himself as successful businessman, media network’s performer and social educational cultural sports activist.

2. VIPUL B. VARSHNEY – Sthapati Associates India

Category – the field of Architecture

VIPUL B. VARSHNEY is the Founder Director-Sthapati Associates India, a New Delhi and Lucknow-based Architectural Consultancy firm. The woman of excellence is also an accomplished Author, Urbanist and Heritage Enthusiast. The multi-talented top Indian architect has designed Malls, Complexes, Hospitals, Universities, and Infrastructure projects throughout the country. Highest altitude in India -the Leh Airport is one of them among many airports. Light house Projects by Government of India with  Pre cast  technology and low cost for lower strata of society have been done in Lucknow, Agartala, Port Blair and many cities. Various projects abroad like Mauritius, New Zealand and South Africa have been successfully executed. As a member of AA School of Architecture, London, Executive committee International Council for Monuments and Sites, India, Convenor, Indian national trust for art and cultural Heritage and other recognised cultural and Heritage councils, she has earned a reputation as a visionary architect with her notable projects executed in India and abroad. Her books, journals, and papers are presented at international & national forums.

VIPUL B. VARSHNEY is a recipient of more than 50 prestigious awards in her profession till now for her excellent works.

3. Neha Jain (Founder & CEO) – Intelliblock Technologies Pvt Ltd

Category – In the field of Blockchain technology

Neha is one of the Founder and CEO of IntelliBlock Technologies, a fastest emerging blockchain technology company of India. IntelliBlock mission to develop Blockchain-based solutions in BFSI, Digital Identity , CBDC, Capital Markets, Healthcare, Supply chains, and several other areas to leverage Blockchain and Web 3.0.

Neha is a Ph.D. Scholar in Security in Blockchain Technology has more than 15 years of experience in the technology domain. She has designed and worked on more than 25+  blockchain products in public as well as private blockchains and having more than 30 publications in various international journals along with a German Patent Grant.

4. Shaikh Rizwan Ahmad & Shrikant Kamath – ProCare Health Advisors Pvt Ltd

Category – In the field of Critical Care for Patients at Home

Procare is a pre covid company that was started in 2019 by 2 industry experts Rizwan and Shrikant with a goal to help patients receive hospital equivalent quality of care and treatment at home. Up until now Procare team has treated over 5000 critically ill patients with over 2000 ICU setups and more than 1000 covid positive patients at home, in Maharashtra. The team has received recognition from the Minister of State for Health, Shri. Rajesh Tope and the Governor of Maharashtra Shri. Bhagat Singh Koshyari for their peerless contribution in the field of home healthcare.

5. Dr. Niraj Jha – PhysioWorld

Category – Consultant Neuro Physiotherapist

Dr Niraj Jha, known for his excellence in Physiotherapy, providing faster recovery and lasting results. A statutory Neuro Physiotherapist who tends to not only the body but also the minds to recover from trauma in optimizing human function and maximizing potential. He is the Executive Director of PHYSIOWORLD and an experienced Rehabilitation professional with global expertise in medical and social rehabilitation. He is a distinguished Rehabilitation practitioner, who has an extensive experience of 14 years in medical and social rehabilitation. During his clinical work globally, he has gained vast experience in neurological, medical and social rehabilitation with all age groups. He has worked in numerous capacities with International Organisations such as WHO and UNICEF as a Public Health Consultant.

Presenting serving as a District Chairperson Medical Services of Lions Club of International. Website – www.physioworld.org

6. Dr. Rahul Shinde – GymZo Fitness Beauty & Fitness INC

Category – Kickboxing Benefits for Health & Fitness

Hats off to the peoples, who wrote history by refusing to give up and made a place for themselves, in the world, that’s Dr Rahul Shinde.

By birth having 45% disability, overcome all and made unbelievable results in wrestling and boxing.

After that he made himself as a self entrepreneur to leading businessman. Successfully established Xtreme group of industries in automobile sector.

Now his research in Isometric resistance training & Kickboxing for Fitness shows massive results in commons and save themselves from gym workout injuries.

His Life Tagline is really amazing.

Height of success is To Prove as Hero of your wife and daughter. Website – www.gymzointernational.com/



Egnoto is founded in year 2018 by Rati & Chitrakant with a vision of “To Surprise the World with Power of Digital to Solve & Delight”. Egnoto believes in providing real & reliable solutions to businesses by creating a result driven strategy, in last four years we delivered more than 30+ projects in USA, UK, Dubai & Canada with 100% project delivery rate. Being a Digital Marketing company Egnoto did wonders in such a short span of 4 years by generating revenue of $100+ millions for various businesses.

Started as a company of two young and smart entrepreneurs, which has today grown to a team of highly qualified professionals who are surprising the world with their quest to thrive in excellence which is still ongoing.

8. Puja Rawat Sethi – Project Eka Foundation


Puja Rawat Sethi, with a vision to create a community that builds upon human capacities, founded ‘Project Eka Foundation’. Eka builds equal opportunities through many ‘boots on the ground’ initiatives such as ‘Right to education’ under Project Sharda, several ‘Skillbased Vocational Training programs’ under Project Kushalya, and touching lives with Project Hello Zindagi, establishing innovative out-of-thebox programs to support livelihoods. In a span of less than one year, her non-profit has been able to touch lives of:

 • 500+ students through her three schools in two cities of India

 • 120+ daughters of India through Sukanyna Samriddhi Yojana in partnership with India Post

 • 1000+ people, give free medicare in health camps organized by

• Numerous Hunger SOS relief campaigns as a part of COVID-19 relief and flood relief program

• Crowd funding campaigns to save lives of patients who couldn’t afford treatment cost

Holding her 20+ years of corporate Learning and Development experience by her side, nurturing talent, identifying potential, and honing skills is an integral part of her persona. This has led her to mentor young minds in their entrepreneurial journey.

9. Dr. Monisha Rawat – Monisha`s Mantra

Category – Health & Wellness

Dr. Monisha Rawat –  M.Sc, MD (AM), Masters in SUJOK (Korean Drugless Therapy), Consulting Nutritionist, Holistic Counselor, Corporate

Trainer, Life Coach, ISA Authorized International Sujok & Smile Taiji Lecturer. Sujok Diabetes Specialist

Has 25years of Experience as a Researcher in Pharmaceutical Industry.

Founder of Monisha`s Mantra & Global WeCare Foundation(NGO).

Received Honorary Doctorate from South American University.

During COVID time, she ran WeCare Compaign, giving Tips to fight Corona

and improve Immunity.

Trained more than  10, 000 student, Conducted over 500 workshops/seminars in India and Abroad and  treated Thousands of Patients, without any Medicine

Columnist in Newspaper and Magazine.

On National Doctor Day-2022, featured as Top 10 Doctor`s, `Who are Changing the Face of Healthcare in India` by INDIA TODAY, OUTLOOK, INDIA MIRROR, JIO NEWS, ASIA NEWS.

Because of an unparalled commitment towards her Patient`s well- being, Today, she is one of the most sought-after Healer in India.

Received many Awards and regularly invited as Guest speakers in Various Events/Conferences/Seminars.

10. Anushka Jain – Anushka Jain Jewellery

Category – Jewellery

Jewellery is one of the best gifts that can be given to a woman. Majority of brands only offer jewelry for special occasions such as marriage, engagement, anniversary, etc. Anuskha Jain has revolutionized the Indian jewelry market. Her brand has been featured in Vogue Magazine’s February 2021 issue. Anushka Jain is one of the most successful and youngest entrepreneurs of the present times especially of the jewelry market. By the fact that not only her customers are very happy but many B-town celebs such as Alia Bhatt, Sonakshi Sinha, Malaika Arora, Janhvi Kapoor, Tara Sutaria, etc. have worn the jewelry and accessories of her brand.

She started her jewelry brand AJJ during the COVID-19 pandemic when nobody would have even dreamed of starting a new venture. The jewelry and accessories at AJJ are handcrafted by artisans using tradition metalsmith techniques.

11. Gurumaa – Nirvana Naturopathy and retreat Igatpuri

Category – Change maker in health industry through Naturopathy

Gurumaa the dynamic driving force behind  Nirvana Naturopathy and retreat situated in Igatpuri ( Ghoti) vision of Gurumaa behind this Naturopathy residential centre is to make healthy India without the dependency on medicines. Gurumaa’s Nirvana has helped more 10 lakhs patients in last few years to get rid of medicines.

We are spearheading the awareness of Yoga, meditation and Naturopathy in our day to day life to make us more healthy and happy.

Gurumaa has conducted thousands of Shivirs across India and abroad and lacs of people, from all walks of life, have received immense benefits from her teachings… Her interactive lectures on Control over Stress, Positive Thinking, Your Personality, Time Management, Self Confidence, Human Relationships, Conversation Skills, Leadership, etc have brought about revolutionary awakening in our minds. Her teachings of basic Pranayam , Asanas and detailed information on daily Balanced Diet has helped to make And as the saying goes – A healthy body and an agile mind makes one HAPPY. For helping people overcome their ailments in the best possible natural way, she has founded Nirvana Naturopathy & Retreat near Nashik which is one of the leading Naturopathy center in Western India. People from all around the country enroll themselves here for specially designed Naturopathy treatments for obesity control, stress management, relief from body pains, etc etc in the most scientific, drug free methods.Gurumaa has taken up the challenge to bring about healthy awakening in the masses and is now going to channel her energies towards guiding the youth and the future generation of this country towards their right path in life and achieving their ultimate goals…

12. Arpit Mehra – Tristar Hospitals

Category – Healthcare

Arpit Mehra, Director – Tristar Hospitals, aged 38years, graduated from the prestigious HR college in Mumbai. He had his primary schooling in London, UK.

He was selected for MBA at the prestigious LSE, UK for management studies, but chose to take the entrepreneur route, setting up his first project at age 21 and then twice winning the young entrepreneur of the year award from one of india’s largest nationalised banks.

His interest in healthcare led to the initiation of the company TRISTAR. Which is the largest private hospital group in south Gujarat with over 250 beds and holds multiple accreditations.

Recently Tristar was the first hospital in the region to offer its facilities entirely for the treatment of covid patients, subsequently treating over 7000 covid patients successfully.

13. CA L V Rathi & Bhagwanji N Patel – Antariksh Group

Category – A-Grade Logistics Parks

Antariksh Group has been a leader in developing Logistics Parks for more than a decade,

which provides logistics spaces to all Corporates, TPL, MNC's, etc., in and around MMR Area

(Thane). With a solid foundation from leaders and visionaries like CA L. V. Rathi and Bhagwanji Patel and a team of professionals with diversified experiences in all the fields of work (CAs, MBA, Engineers and Architect, Advocates, CS) in the warehousing business, the team is set to succeed. Antariksh Group has handed over possession of more than 12 million sq. ft. of Warehousing Spaces (PEB, RCC Warehouse Buildings) to various Corporates. The Group's High Standards of Quality, Speed of Delivery and Ease of Operations have helped Repeated Clients. Antariksh Group has played a vital role by contributing towards Employment generation, GDP growth and helped the Logistics Industry to adapt to changes & flourish. With a vision of carrying these values ahead while developing business opportunities, we have ongoing projects targeting completion of another 3.5 million sq. ft. work in progress and 10 million sq. ft. projects in the pipeline in and around the Thane region Warehousing Space. Antariksh group is also planning to expand geographically into potential warehousing locations in different states of India.

Over the years, Antariksh Group has worked tirelessly and worked with all the industry's big

names: Amazon, Flipkart, D Mart, DB Schenker, DHL, Bajaj, and Pidilite, Writer, Wellness

Forever, Apple, etc. They have set a benchmark in the logistics industry and will take things

a notch higher as they ring in 2022 with more zeal and enthusiasm.

14. Almas H Johari – Greenlakes Farmlands

Category – Managed Farmland

A transformation in the way the urban population lives their lives; Green Lakes Farmland is a dream destination that allows an urban owner to own a piece of farmland, experience life amidst nature, away from the toxic city life, and watch their resources develop without the issue of overseeing it by themselves.

GreenLakes FarmLand is a Beautifully Developed, well-curated, Managed Farmland at an optimal location near Bangalore with over 100 acres of pristine land, 20000 trees, more than 30 varieties of fruits and all the best amenities. Green Lakes has something for everyone.

Almas H Johari, Director of GreenLakes FarmLand, is a Changemaker who leads with brilliance. He developed & made the dream of farming enthusiasts into reality with his affordable & luxurious Farmland project. Greenlakes has quickly become one of the most popular destinations for those seeking a peaceful, rural getaway.

15. Avi Vatsa – Youth For Human Rights

Category –Youth For Human Rights

Avi Vatsa is one of the youngest human rights activists in India starting at the young age of 13. Starting out as a volunteer for Youth For Human Rights International, he is now the President of the Indian Chapter. Having over 14 years of experience in this field, he has educated over 3 crore youth on human rights. Youth For Human Rights is the largest youth-run human rights education organisation in the world with chapters in over 150 countries. In India alone, it has over 20,000 volunteers in 22 states of India. Avi is also a successful entrepreneur and is running multiple businesses in the field of Digital Marketing and Software Development, Agriculture and Human Resource Management.

16. Dr. Visswas Paanse – NPA Consultants Pvt Ltd

Category – Pioneer in NPA resolution

Dr. Visswas Paanse – Chief Mentor of NPA Consultants Private Limited has pioneered NPA resolution in the country. He stands as a pillar to enforce the rights of genuine NPA borrowers and restore their dignity. Dr. Paanse rescued senior citizens who were harassed and thrown out of their houses by women Bank officers due to non-service of EMI’s. He firmly believes in “Recovery through Revival and Resolution” and effortlessly works for its implementation.

NPA Consultants Private Limited have handled more than 4800 assignments, provided consultancy to over 4100 businesses and around 2900 clients benefited over its 30 years of experience in fields of legal, banking and finance especially NPAs. The company supports genuine NPA borrowers in distress, where a resolution is possible on fair grounds. They are omnibus consultants for all NPA management and other related matters under IBC.

17. Kalamandir Kalyan – Sai Silks Kalamandir Limited

Category – Fastest growing unique Ethnic wear group

SSKL – Sai Silks (Kalamandir) Limited is a reputed conglomerate of apparel showrooms serving different market segments with four diverse brands and formats namely Kalamandir, Mandir, Kancheepuram Varamahalakshmi Silks and KLM Fashion Mall. Each brand caters to distinct market category with various price points and within that the unique needs and preferences of customers. Under these four formats, the group offers Indian ethnic sarees, apparel of a wide range encompassing Partywear, Wedding Wear, Festive Wear, Casual Wear and Every day wear across diverse requirements, at multiple price points for Men, Women, and Kids of all ages. These formats are well designed to meet the aspirations of different categories of customers / society, fulfilling a vast range of product need. Thus, the four brands can be positioned in any geography in the country. This unique feature gives SSKL a distinct advantage over any of its peers/retail apparel players across the country.

Started with a single store with 3,213 sqft area in 2005, the company now has 46 stores with a total area of 6,00,000 + sq. ft.

18. Mrs. Vandana Sharma – Sekhem Healing Centre Private Limited

Category – Change Maker in healing, health and wellness sector

Vandana Sharma is the inventor of the most powerful healing technique in the world – “The Power Of Powers”. She had many health problems including Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, Hernia, Hypothyroidism, Low Blood Pressure, Heart Problem. But she got rid of all of them with her amazing healing powers. She is an excellent time traveler and has the ability to heal past / future,  read your subconscious mind and heal any human, animal, plant or machine. So far she has healed cancer, autism, Parkinson’s, OCD, Alzheimer’s, heart issues and brain dead person was also revived.

The Power of Powers is a limitless science and with the help of this she has achieved 100% success in all her healing endeavours. Started a mission – Bring A Smile On Every Face On This Planet during the COVID- 19 pandemic and revived more than 7000 seriously ill patients for FREE.

19. Nirvana Realty – Nirvana Realty

Category – Outstanding contribution in weekend home development

Nirvana Realty is the most trusted Weekend Homes developer in Maharashtra, offering magnificent luxury properties. Today, Nirvana Realty is the largest weekend home developer, with a 16-year track record. The company has completed 7 successful projects with unique infrastructure and state-of-the-art amenities. Nirvana Realty aspires to deliver global standard infrastructure while rooted in Mother Nature, aspiring to a sustainable luxury lifestyle.
Established in the year 2006, Nirvana Realty is the largest holiday home developer having 16 years of legacy & 7 successful projects. Nirvana has always been into product innovation & been winning awards year after year for its hero products such as Custom-built villas with private swimming pools. Launching Pool Villas was the biggest achievement of Nirvana, having sold 250 units in mere 100 days of lockdown. Starting its journey by curating unique themed townships, Nirvana has always been one step ahead having implemented modern amenities & providing excellent returns to its customers. 

20. Sumit Singh Gandhi – CATKing

Category – Education EdTech

Mr Sumit Singh Gandhi, Director of CATKing, recieved change maker of the year by Economic times Awards , for guiding 2 lakhs plus students on YouTube , and also helping 2000 plus students to get into IIMs in 2022

He has been a role model and inspiration for many BSchool aspirants by making education accessible and affordable for all. The team of faculties and mentors at CATKing are all MBAs from IIMs, SP Jain, NITIE and NMIMS.

The CATKing YouTube channel has become one source of information for all details and updates about exams, colleges and tips for preparation. Good to see their YouTube  channel growing day on day and we wish to see many more successful MBAs graduating from here. Website – www.CATKing.in

21. Mr. Umesh Patil – Hourly Rooms

Category – Travel and Hospitality Startup

Started in the year 2021, a company that has moved from listing hotels in specific parts of India to pivoting to a powerful platform of hourly hotels all across the nation. The company has scaled at a stunning rate showing records of over 5000+ properties on its platform and a customer base of 7, 50,00 in a span of just 6 months! By giving hotel rooms a different perspective, Hourly Rooms stands with the belief of providing hourly hotel rooms to the end users at an affordable price. Founded by Mr. Umesh Patil, it presently holds court as one of India’s most successful start-ups and has resolved many issues pertaining to discovering the most accessible hourly hotels.

22. Dr Padmakar Nandekar – Universal Communications Ltd

Category – Business  Enterpreneur

Dr. Padmakar K Nandekar, the Chairman and Managing Director of M/s. Universal Communications Ltd, an Advertising Agency, is one of the biggest and most widely known names in advertising and marketing communications. Termed a pioneer, he is the man who started TV Channels similar to DD Metro, Zee Cinema, and galore Regional Channels. He came into the limelight with the famous TV serial Jungle Book. Dr. Padmakar is a pro in his field with an experience of more than twenty thousand hrs of TV programs.

Besides his career, Dr. Padmakar K Nandekar holds a keen interest in spirituality and healing techniques. He is a philanthropist, has been associated with many NGOs, and always plays an active part in numerous public welfare activities. He and his family are prominent donors & bequest members of Rotary International. Further, as an Ex-Secretary General of Cuffe Parade Resident Association (i.e., SOBO Chief), he has been credited for the creation of the famous Beautiful Coconut Bay, Bay View Marina Garden & CPRA Greens Garden in Cuffe Parade.

23. Mr Anjay Agarwal – AAA Technologies Limited

Category –Cyber Security

AAA Technology is the 1st Company in India specializing 100% in Information Security and Cyber Security Auditing and Consultancy Services to get listed in Stock Exchange in India (Listed on NSE Emerge). Its into cyber security for 21+ years

AAA Technologies, founded by Mr. Anjay Agarwal, an eminent Information Security maverick, is apremier and reputed Independent Auditing and Consulting Company encompassing IS (Information Systems) Audit, Information Security, Cyber Security, IT Assurance and Compliance and, IT Governance. He holds a wide-array of qualifications and certifications (such as CGEIT(USA), CRISC(USA), CISA(USA), CIA(USA), CFE(USA), ABCI(UK), FCA, ACS,ACMA etc.) across several domain from various countries with specialization in Information Security.

He is the 55th professional in the World to be conferred with COBIT Certified Assessor Designation.

He has been associated with various Government and professional bodies in various capacities including as Jury Member for the Maharashtra IT Awards conferred by the State of Maharashtra; ISACA (USA); ISACA, Mumbai Chapter; The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India etc.

He was the 1st person from Asia to be appointed as the Chairman of Governmental and Regulatory Agencies Board (GRA Board) of ISACA, International.

24. Dr. Surabhi Dhanwala

Category – Physiotherapy and Naturopathy

Dr Surabhi Dhanwala is a celebrated Physiotherapist and Naturopathist. With a rich medical experience of over 18 years, the famous doctor has successfully treated many ministers, officers, and celebrities, including the Honourable Former President of India, Mrs Pratibhatai Patil.

She is said to be genetically inborn with ancestral knowledge & magical hands. She has developed unique techniques to cure patients suffering from physical problems by fusion of modern science and traditional methods. She has aced herself in the field of Neurology, Naturopathy and Neuropathy.

Dr Surabhi and her team members have a proven track record of recovering patients without undergoing surgeries for Knee Replacement and Hip Replacement. Moreover, the skilled doctor has helped patients to recover from numerous ailments such as digestive tract problems, diabetes, hypertension & Neuropathy, paralysis, Retino Pigmentosa, Peripheral Neuropathy etc. Surabhi is successfully running her Clinical Care and therapy centres in Kothrud at Pune (Maharashtra) and Dehradun (Uttarakhand). She has received Honorary Doctorate in Neuromuscular Rehabilitation and Acupressure from South Western American University. She has also received many awards and appreciation from all segments of society. She is often invited as a key guest speaker at various events and conferences. Website –www.dhanwala.com

25. Manish K Thakker – EASYCARE Group

Category: Medical & Healthcare

India’s medical supremacy is now an acknowledged fact worldwide. Be it medicine or the medical equipment industry, all are working towards India’s vision for Atma Nirbhar Bharat. Being a leading Indian contract manufacturer, EASYCARE has emerged as India’s most trusted & preferred healthcare brand for providing support & solution to customers with quality products & effective after-sales service for the past three decades. Established in 1994 by Ranish Impex Pvt Ltd, the all-certified company has constantly upscaled its comprehensive product line with advanced technology and invention. EASYCARE Group provides the highest quality medical devices, healthcare products & rehabilitation aids. The products by EASYCARE are cost-effective and known for their durability. With a futuristic approach and integration of leading-edge global technologies in all their products, including medical devices, home healthcare, surgical instruments & disposal products, it aims to provide every individual with the care and support they deserve by having state-of-the-art equipment.

26. Team Meravilla – Meravilla

Category: Weekend Home Marketer & Developer

Meravilla team members . Promoters – Sagar Chheda , Tejal Joshi

Team – Pratik shah, Haresh Bhadra , Kunal Bhanushali , Apurva Satia, Reena Totla, Sumit Jha

Meravilla Poolcity one of the leading brands for Weekend homes prominently know as second home, has positioned itself in the market top bracket of game changers and trend setters in very less time. A team of young enthusiast management, under guidance of experienced senior entrepreneurs are set to create one of the most reliable, unique and dream achievers second home developers in India. Currently company has launched 4 sites in and around Mumbai in locations like Shahapur, Karjat, Kasara, Igatpuri. Poolcity – Blue lagoon Shahapur is one of the most uniquely conceptualized and appreciated project of the company.

Our company’s fast success is only because of our efficient team who always work on achieving second home dreams of our customers and giving them a strong structure of high ROI for ever.

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