The Citizen: World Changing Ideas At TEDxDTU

The Citizen is proud to be the media partner for, TEDxDTU that is happening on 18 April at Delhi Technological University from 11 AM - 7 PM. TEDx events are locally organized conferences licensed under TED, a non-profit organization devoted to ideas worth spreading. It features renowned speakers from across the globe, under the theme “Deconstructing Perceptions; Reconstructing Identities” to make for a stimulating experience. 

“TEDxDTU returns to Delhi Technological University after 4 years. We are innovating at the best level according to TED standards and look forward to deliver a promising event.” quotes Angad Grover, Curator – TEDxDTU. 

Catering to the positive response, TEDxDTU invites registrations until 15th April on its 

Few speakers include:

• Dr. Ashok Seth - He is a Padma Bhushan recipient and the current Chairman of Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, New Delhi and Head, Cardiology Council of Fortis Group of Hospitals. His contributions in the field of Cardiology, especially Interventional Cardiology have been recognised extensively in India as well as across the world. 

• Mr. Dilip Chhabria – Founder of DC Design (Dilip Chhabria Design Center Pvt Ltd) and an entrepreneur with an unabated love for cars. His obsession with the four-wheeled man-made comfort vehicle has influenced millions in India and around the globe. 

• Ms. Richa Chadda - She is an Indian actress who has repeatedly garnered accolades through her consistent portrayal of unconventional characters in what is often sighted as parallel cinema. She is known for her phenomenal roles in movies like Gangs of Wassaypur, Goliyon ki Rasleela Ram-Leela, Fukrey and many more. She is also a winner of the Filmfare, Stardust and Screen Awards. 

• Mr. Anurag Batra - He is the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of exchange4media group which includes, PITCH, IMPACT, Realty Plus and Franchise Plus. Since the turn of the century his enterprise has been successfully consolidating their stake in a niche yet competitive segment. He is also the Chairman of Business World Magazine. 

• Ms. Alisha Abdullah – India’s first female national racing champion, created history when she became the first woman to secure a podium finish in the VW Polo National Cup. 

• Mr. Aaron Friedland - Founder and Executive Director of The Walking School Bus, an organization which aims to help students worldwide access education. His personal experiences in conjunction to his work at UN Watch opened his eyes to myriad barriers to education including poverty, distance to school and lack of nutrition. 

• Mr. Roger David - Better known by his stage name Bohemia, he is a Pakistani-American rapper, songwriter and record producer from California regarded as the first ever Punjabi rapper. 

• Mr. Taru Dalmia - Also known by his stage name ‘Delhi Sultanate’, he is a Delhi-based poet and hip hop/dancehall MC who also happens to be an academic historian and social activist. 

• Dr. Shivangi Maletia – An established doctor with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, she still pursued her dream of modelling and went on to be awarded the titles of Mrs. Heritage World 2015, Miss Ethnic 2015, Mrs. India Worldwide 2014. 

• Mr. Rajiv Mehrotra - An Indian writer, television producer-director, and documentary ilm maker. He is best known as the former acclaimed host of one of India's longest running talk shows on public television, "In Conversation". The organizer can be contacted at