Unstoppable21 celebrates India with 21 Young Stars: Honourable Minister of Education, Government of India, Cheers On

Oct 18, 2023 - 09:54
Unstoppable21 celebrates India with 21 Young Stars: Honourable Minister of Education, Government of India, Cheers On

#Unstoppable21 an initiative of The Times of A Better India proudly moved the spotlight on 21 incredible young achievers, all under 21, at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi today. Chief Guest, Honourable Minister of Education, Dharmendra Pradhan, felicitated these bright stars with praise for their contributions in the fields of humanities, science, sports, fine arts, performing arts, social activism, and entrepreneurship.

#Unstoppable21 is more than just a celebration; it's an ode to India's youth, their boundless potential, and the institutions that nurture their dreams. These 21 youngsters, each handpicked by a stellar jury, are a testament to the power of youthful dreams, and their success stories can inspire millions of others to aim high and make their mark on the world. The 21 are not just representing different walks of life, but 21 amazing youngsters who are making India proud.

From a 9-year-old prodigy to the highest-ranked Indian in the World Amateur Golf Rankings, and even the youngest-ever world champion in the World Archery Championship, this eclectic mix of talent knows no bounds.

The jury that chose the #Unstoppable21 squad featured renowned names like Chetan Bhagat, Shaheen Mistri, Viswanathan Anand, Nandan Nilekani, Sangita Jindal, Sudha Ragunathan, Ankur Tewari, Govind Rangarajan, and Rohan Verma. The likes of Govinda Rangarjan, Director of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore, Sudha Ragunathan, a leading Carnatic music artist, and Rohan Verma, the CEO of MapMyIndia, graced the event.

India's youthful energy, with a staggering 512 million under the age of 21, is a force to be reckoned with. #Unstoppable21 embodies their unwavering spirit, ready to tackle any challenge, whether on home turf or on the global stage.

The #Unstoppable21 event also saw the Minister releasing a brand-new anthem, "Hum Ho Rahe Kamyaab,” a fresh, new rendition of ‘Hum Honge Kamyaab’. This empowering and inspiring new anthem is a fantastic, hummable music piece composed by the talented Shantanu Moitra and brought to life by a team of musicians and artists, all under the age of 21. This anthem, is a musical masterpiece that captures the dreams and aspirations of a new generation, celebrating their incredible achievements. India's journey from being the 13th largest economy to the fifth and the promise of becoming the third largest in the next four years is a testament to the unstoppable spirit of its people.

Honourable Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Education of India “I begin by expressing my heartfelt gratitude to The Times of India for their invaluable contribution in showcasing the remarkable talents of these 21 exceptional young minds. Today, we celebrate these 21st-century prodigies and commend their collaboration with The Times of India in making this event possible.

In the days of the Magadha Empire, just as, a young child, Chandragupta Maurya, found an unexpected mentor, these prodigies have found their guiding light in The Times of India. Much like in the past, where the institution of priesthood represented wisdom and guidance, these exceptional prodigies are now pursuing knowledge diligently with the support of The Times of India.

As the venerable Chanakya played a pivotal role in shaping Chandragupta Maurya's destiny, institutions like The Times of India play a crucial role in guiding and nurturing the future of our nation. These young prodigies, like Chandragupta Maurya, possess exceptional potential, determination, and the aspiration to make a lasting impact on the world. Their journey stands as a testament to our nation's strength, and the mentorship provided by institutions like The Times of India paves the way for a brighter and more prosperous India.

India today is a knowledge-based society, and we are sowing the seeds for more young talents, much like these "unstoppable 21" we honour. I extend my heartfelt gratitude to The Times of India once again and urge everyone to consider these 21 achievers and their accomplishments as a wellspring of inspiration. Let us work collectively to maintain and enhance the momentum of India's progress, further elevating its significance on the global stage. “

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