The Hush Post: Next week when Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes his maiden appearance at Davos for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, he will be accompanied by Karanvir Singh, a young visionary from Ludhiana who also happens to be the youngest member of the Indian delegation.
Karanvir Singh has been selected among 50 global shapers to be on the Foundation Board of the Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. This board is responsible for the overall vision and strategic development of the Global Shapers Community, a youth initiative of the forum.
Founding Chairman of Visionum Group, Karanvir Singh will be speaking on Public-Private partnership and its future in India. His group, he says, acts as a bridge between government and the people.
At Davos, this Ludhiana lad will actively participate in high level deliberations with global leaders and will put forth the opinions of the youth on a host of issues. Besides, he will be meeting global icons including Bill Gates, Jack Ma, Tony Hayward, Michelle Rempel, Alexandra Lamont, Patty Hajdu, Brian Kingston, John Manley and Michael Moller. With Gates, he plans to discuss the prospects of bringing artificial intelligence to India.
Karanvir Singh was born and brought up in Ludhiana, and has done his schooling from the prestigious Guru Nanak International Public School, Model Town. He is an alumnus of IIM, Rohtak, a Ph.D scholar and international speaker. He has a Master’s degree in social work and mass communication. Three other global shapers from India who will be joining Karanvir are Jaideep Bansal, Dipika Prasad and Kanika Kumar.