Karanvir Singh, Youth Icon of India
Says meeting with Bill Gates confirmed, likely to meet other global icons
Ludhiana’s Karanvir set for Davos as youngest member of PM Modi’s delegation
By Raju William
Ludhiana, January 13, 2017: It’s a proud moment for Ludhiana and India as a whole as Karanvir Singh is set to leave for Davos, Switzerland as the youngest member of the Indian delegation led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for participation in the prestigious World Economic Forum (WEF) meet.
Selected by the WEF to represent Youth at its influential annual meeting at Davos starting January 17, 2018, Karanvir Singh, the Founding Chairman of Visionum Group, a bridge between Government and People, told babushahi.com that he would speak on Public-Private Partnerships and its future in India.
Born and brought up at Ludhiana, this Youth Icon of India is a product of Guru Nanak International Public School, Model Town, here.”I look forward to meet the global icons in their respective fields at Devos. My meeting with Bill Gates has been confirmed. We will discuss on the issue of bringing Artificial Intelligence to India,” he said on the eve of his departure.
An alumni of IIM, Rohtak, a Ph.D scholar and international speaker, Karanvir is a member of 50 Global Shapers, an initiative of World Economic Forum, from across 150 countries, who got selected to represent the voice of young people at Davos. He has also done Masters in social work and mass communication.
The globe-trotting Karanvir will actively participate in high level dialogues with global and regional leaders to bring forward the opinions of the youth on issues such as the next industrial revolution, bridging income inequality, bridging gap between public and private partnership, sustainable development and overcoming fragmentation in societies
Among others, he is likely to interact with prominent global business personalities like Jack Ma, Tony Hayward, Michelle Rempel, Alexandra Lamont, Patty Hajdu, Brian Kingston, John Manley and Michael Moller. A PPP-Tech expert Karanvir Singh is on a mission to connect nations.
Along with PM Modi, two Chief Ministers and six Union Ministers, he will join over 100 Indian industry and 3000 global leaders at Davos.