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While growing up in the busy streets of Old Delhi, I often used to greet everyone from cobbler to the person who used to cut my hair or the uncle who used to serve us hot samosas. 
I learned the art of greeting from my father as he used to tell me, “There are only two things in life that nobody can steal from you – "Skills and Knowledge” which leads to the path of respect.

I have witnessed hardship, determination, and also, real happiness. Those experiences have made me what I am today – determined, hardworking, ambitious with overtones of creativity, and a tad bit of sense of humor. 

From co-founding an education start-up, “Brainwiz’ in my early 20s to now heading the marketing and outreach program for IndiaSkills – India’s National Skill Competition under Skill India Program launched by Hon. Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi. 

I have always believed that if you want to create an impact in the ecosystem and actually, transform people’s lives for the better, you should know how to be heard.

Having been a part of the industry for the last 7 years, I have weaved stories, interacted and learned from people from all walks of life, made mistakes, experienced success, and failures both, but more than anything else, I have listened to and then, been heard.

I have experience across Strategic Partnerships, Brand Management, Outreach, Campaign Management, and Community Development. As a consultant with NSDC, I have closely worked with multiple stakeholders involving Central and States Government, Academic Institutions and Corporates. 

Currently, I am also leading marketing and outreach activities for IndiaSkills & WorldSkills Competitions in India. 

Prior to joining NSDC, I started an organization called Brainwiz, which is a youth-run organization focused on improving the education sector in India. Under this initiative, I also got a chance to work with several large organizations including TERI, American Center, US Embassy, Alma College, UNIC, UNYANET, UNYSAB, WAPCOS, DUREX, CII among others.

You can always reach out to me at 3.nihal@gmail,com 🙌

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eChai Business Partner Program helps businesses and organisations get visibility and engagement within the eChai network.

Preferred eChai Business Partners
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  • Mantras2Success : Mantras2Success aims to be a one stop solution for all the career-related problems of the modern- day professional.
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  • : Leading Legal Tech company enabling startups & MSMEs to #StartProtectManage business through online CA, CS & legal services.
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  • Pro Zero Carbon : Helping companies reach net zero through their comprehensive software and data backed sustainability solutions.
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  • ZenDevX : ZenDevX is a NoCode development platform to develop enterprise-grade web applications, back-office admin panels, and REST-API for mobile apps.
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  • Draper Startup House : Coliving and Co-working space for Startups in Bangalore
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eChai Business Partner Program helps businesses and organisations get visibility and engagement within the eChai network.

Key benefits:

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  • Feature on eChai.Ventures

eChai Business Partner program starts with Rs. 50,000+GST per year.

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