Monday, 1st June 2020, 06:23:46 AM
Current Affairs
  • India Grand Challenges 10): Understanding national climate patterns and adapting to them.
  • India Grand Challenges 9): Providing learner centric, language neutral and holistic education to all.
  • India Grand Challenges 8): Securing critical resources commensurate with the size if our country .
  • India Grand Challenges 7): ensuring quantity and quality of water in all rivers and aquatic bodies.
  • India Grand Challenges 6): Guaranteeing nutritional security and elimination female and child anaemia.
  • India Grand Challenges 5): Making India non-fossil based.
  • India Grand Challenges 4): Taking the Railway to leh and Tawang.
  • India Grand Challenges 3): Ensuring location and ability independent electoral and financial empowerment .
  • India Grand Challenges 2): Developing commercially viable decentralised and distributed energy for all.
  • India Grand Challenges 1): Ensuring universal eco-friendly waste management .


Founder and Convenor


Karunakar Reddy Mardi
An Igniting Spark to spread the flame of knowledge.

Mr. Karunakara Reddy is a business tycoon, founder and Editor-in-Chief for “IGNITING MINDS”, Chairman and Managing Director for “SMAAT INDIA PVT LTD”, and also for “WALK FOR WATER”.

Mr. Reddy is a daring, dashing dynamic person who started “Igniting Minds” Magazine and Web Portal with an aim to ignite the young minds and to carry the flame of knowledge and spread its radiance. His profound business sense and strong desire to achieve greater heights made him an impressive icon in the society. IGNITING MINDS has taken an initiative to motivate the youth of India to be the “Game Changers.”


Associate Editor


Rituraj Phukan
A Leader On The Edge

Trained as a Climate Reality Leader under Nobel Laureate Al Gore, Rituraj Phukan is a Mentor & Presenter with The Climate Reality Project headed by the former US Vice President. He also represents The Climate Reality Project India as the District Manager for Northeast India.

In 2013, Rituraj was a member of the International Antarctic Expedition led by Polar explorer Robert Swan, the first man to have walked to both the poles, completing a personal leadership and environment sustainability program called `Leadership on the Edge.' On the 2nd of March, he was the only one to raise the support banner for the Pacific Warriors Day of Action at Antarctica, urging world leaders to act on climate change before it was too late for the 14 low-lying Pacific Island Nations threatened with submersion by rising sea-water levels.

He has also traveled to the Canadian Arctic on an Earthwatch expedition called `Climate Change at the Arctic's Edge' to participate in ongoing citizen science research about the impacts of warming on the fragile arctic ecosystems, while based at the Churchill Northern Studies Center.

Besides spearheading the grassroots nature conservation activities of Green Guard Nature Organization, Rituraj also works with various organizations & initiatives like the Sanctuary Asia Kids for Tigers program.