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  1. 1. THE 13 STARS IN TOP 100 TEAM OF IIT-JEE 2011 FROM RESO-CLASSROOM PROGRAMMES REPRESENTING STRENGTH OF SINCERE EFFORTSAll these students are now at IIT-Bombay (Computer Science Engineering) except Gaurav Ahuja who is at IIT-Delhi (Computer Science Engineering) AIR (GEN) AIR (GEN) AIR (GEN) AIR (GEN) AIR (GEN) AIR (GEN) AIR (GEN) AIR (GEN) AIR (GEN) AIR (GEN) AIR (GEN) AIR (GEN) AIR (GEN) ASTHA ANMOL VIVEK MEHUL ARCHIT SHUBHAM NISHEETH MRIDUL DIVYAM GAURAV NEERAJ S.S. KAUSHIK GAURAV AGARWAL* GARG* AGARWAL GOYAL* GUPTA MEHTA LAHOTI GARG* BANSAL POONIWALA YADAV AHUJAReso Roll No. : 833069 Reso Roll No : 832229 Reso Roll No.: 917367 Reso Roll No.: 832414 Reso Roll No.: Reso Roll No.: 912161 Reso Roll No.: 903807 Reso Roll No.: 832206 Reso Roll No.: Reso Roll No.: 900978 Reso Roll No.: 905427 Reso Roll No.: 900425 Reso Roll No.: 901110 Study Centre: Jaipur Study Centre: Kota Study Centre: Kota Study Centre: Kota 923350 Study Centre: Kota Study Centre: Kota Study Centre: Kota 912162 Study Centre: Mumbai Study Centre: KOTA Study Centre: Mumbai Study Centre: Kota Study Centre: Kota Study Centre: Kota The All India Ranks of the Reso-students (GEN-Category) are in the sequence as they appear in the photograph. (*Also PCCP student.)
  2. 2. N THIS ISSUE July - September 2011Quotes 6 Chemistry Digest 22RKV Sirs Message 7 Commendable selections of Girl Students 23IIT SNIPPETS 9 VICTORY 2011 24Cover Story- Dr. Kiran Majumdar Shaw, CMD, Biocon Group 10 PARENTS PAGE 27"Ensuring inclusive growth for all Indians requires the adoption of Talent Hunt 29an innovative, metrics-driven approach in areas such asagricultural productivity, healthcare, education, clean energy, Indian Institute of Technology - Madras 32science and technology and tribal upliftment. Instead of taking Alumnus of IIT-Madras at Resonance 32hesitant steps in the direction of inclusive growth, we must take Power to the people 34meaningful actions. " Reso-Seed 36Be a pioneer! 13 Entrepreneurial Journey 37The infy creators final lessons on sustainability Think To Win 38and longevity to fresh - hands 14 Career Link [Architecture] 39How Reso Reaper the best 16 Spot Light 41Amazing Mathematics 17 Know Mania 42Winners From Yearlong Classroom Contact Programmes 18 Eureka 43Winners From Pre-Foundation Career Care Programmes 20 Khul Ja Sim-Sim 45Olympiad Prowess 21 Snap Shots 47
  3. 3. igher disposable incomes coupled with improved affordability & availability is turning masses in to big consumers even in the rural areas. On a recent visit to the hinterlands in the south, Nitin Paranjpe, CEO of Hindustan Unilever (HUL), was surprised to spot a packet of Comfort fabric conditioner in a home in one of the hamlets. Fearing that the consumer may have mistaken fabric conditioner for hair conditioner, the head of Indias largest consumer products company set out to make discreet enquiries. The lady of the household assured HUL marketers that her purchase was no accident - she revealed that she loved the fragrance and softness of fabric after rinsing it with the conditioner. Such consumer behavior opened Hindustan Unilevers eyes to the kind of choices the countries consumers are making. Biocon founder, Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw is well aware of the growth the country is witnessing. She believes that development can still be on a faster track if proper attention is paid on nutritious food, quality education affordable health care and sustainable employment. S. Parthasarathy, an alumnus of IIT- Madras is living his role of a guiding star to the IT sector. He has pioneered in offering information technology solution in form of a perfect fit for small and medium businesses, providing the entrepreneur better visibility in to the business & helping him in making decisions to stay on top of his business. N.R. Narayan Murthy, the famous son of a school teacher, built and led countrys second largest software export company, Infosys for 33 years & earned it the pride of being the most respected company of the country, recently recalled his journey at Infosys which he started with his six friends in 1983. His life story should be a confidence booster to every average person that he or she can make at least a small difference in this world. Murthy, an M.Tech from IIT-Kanpur, with his $ 6 billion IT enterprise has given India strong wings. Harish Hande, a pass out from IIT- Kharagpur is a renewable energy entrepreneur with extensive grassroots experience in meeting the energy requirements of rural households. His experience includes a large number of health, education and water related projects; over 500 small rural and urban health clinics, over 1000 rural and semi-urban schools and over 1500 irrigation and drinking water systems. There is no stopping for those who aspire high. A 17-year-old schoolboy from Noida has achieved a rare double, after being the youngest Indian to scale Mount Everest; he has ascended its neighboring peak Mt Lhotse. Arjun Vajpayee, a class 12 student of Ryan International school in Noida, reached atop the 8,516 metre Mt Lhotse, worlds fourth highest peak on 21 May 2011. Arjun became the youngest Indian to climb the worlds highest summit, the 8,848 metre high Mt Everest, at the age of 16. Remember, Progress is often equal to difference between mind and mindset.Disclaimer: This issue of ANUNAAD contains advertisements as a service to students. The contents of the advertisements rest solely on the discretion of the advertiser. Resonance is not responsible for the contents published in the advertisements. ANUNAAD - XXIV (JULY-SEPTEMBER 2011) 05
  4. 4. Its Better To Light A CandleThen Curse The Darkness. -a Chinese ProverbThe Journey of A Thousand Miles Do not follow the ideas of others, but learnBegins With A Single Step. to listen to the voice within yourself. - Lao Tzu (a mystic philosopher of ancient China) -Zen Master Dogen (a great reformer of Buddhism)Dont Ask God For An Easier Life!Ask To Be A Stronger Person. -unknown
  5. 5. T houghts that arise in us manifest themselves into actions. The quality of thought is ordered by the nature of our inner “belief” and “faith”. This faith is turned team in Asian Physics Olympiad and getting amongst 35 students in the third round in International Physics Olympiad in 2011. The new step taken by Resonance in 2007 of forming separate batches for the students of Hindi Medium has stirred up stunning results with 278 selections (Classroom: 267 | Distance Learning: 11) into a conviction, a bond forever which is in IIT-JEE 2011, with AIR 638 (GEN) achieved by Rajendra Singh.bound to see triumph in every endeavor of teacher and student of As a mark of good corporate social responsibility, the sincerity andResonance. The manifestation of this conviction is visible in the dedication of Resonance in the two-year classroom training ofphenomenal results of our students in IIT-JEE 2011 & AIEEE 2011. Jawahar Navodaya Vidalya, Bundi students for IIT-JEE for zero fee,It happened after a long period of 25 years that residents of Kota has paid off and a total of 15 students out of 45 have got selected inhold the success flag with two ranks out of TOP-5 General IIT-JEE, 2011. Out of these students, Nirmal Gandhi has achieved theCategory Ranks in IIT-JEE. Shubham Mehta (AIR-02) & Nisheeth Highest Rank in general category with AIR 1077.Lahoti (AIR-05), students of two-year classroom contact Resonances success in IIT-JEE 2011 is followed by good results inprogramme at Resonance, own this pride of success. AIEEE 2011. Out of the total 9283 selected students, 6488 studentsThe year 2011 has been annus mirabilis for Resonance as with are from Classroom Contact Programme & 2795 students are from1813 quality selections in IIT-JEE 2011, we have achieved the BEST Distance Learning Programme and Resonances students haveRANKS through classroom programmes from any coaching secured 4 AIRs (10, 16, 39, 40) in TOP-40 Ranks. Divyam Bansal &institute in West, East, North & Central India. Apart from 837 Shubham Mehta scored All India Ranks 10 & 16 which are the bestselections through Kota Study Centre, there have been a good ranks in AIEEE 2011 from any institute in Kota. I firmly believe thatnumber of selections from various Study Centres of Resonance. AIEEE and AIPMT in coming years will provide a stronger base toThese include 837 selections from Kota Study Centre, 101 from Resonance. The selection of 6488 students from the classroomMumbai, 68 from Delhi, 59 from Jaipur, 41 from Nagpur, 40 from programmes in AIEEE 2011 will assure all IIT-JEE aspirants aboutBhopal, 40 from Lucknow, 05 from Kolkata, 02 from Udaipur & 01 their success in various competitive examinations also.from Bengaluru. All these students have been from Regular There has been an increase in MQMR (Cutoff marks) in IIT-JEE 2011Classroom Contact Programmes. Of 1813 total selected students, as compared to the previous year. The Minimum Qualifying Marks1194 are from the Yearlong Classroom Contact Programme and Required (MQMR) for General Category rose this year to 229 from619 are from Distance Learning Programme. Resonance holds last years 190. The analysis of JEE question paper shows that the13.33% Selections out of Total Selections from India (1813 out of questions were not new to Resonance students. Still, it is good to13602) in IIT-JEE 2011. List of illustrious students enclose 17 All remember a few things like a students must implement time-India Ranks in TOP-100, 13 Ranks (2, 5, 14, 23, 26, 31, 35, 36, 57, 66, management skills that they learn during the course of their training87, 90, 95) are from Yearlong Classroom Contact Programmes and at Resonance, while solving the question paper. Besides this, they04 (11, 18, 24, 88) are from Distance Learning Programmes. must work consistently at improving quantitative skills. The use ofStarted in 2006, Resonances PCCP Division has churned out good calculator inhibits calculation ability, and is a strict no-no forresults as four of our students in TOP-100: Mridul Garg (AIR-23), students.Mehul Goyal (AIR-26), Anmol Garg (AIR-66) & Astha Agarwal The fresh arrival of aspirants is here with their utmost trust in the(AIR-90), have been students of regular classroom coaching at academic services at Resonance, and I welcome them whole-Resonance, since class VII. They began their preparation at PCCP heartedly. Our VIJETA course students, after completing one year,Division. are heading towards their goal. The aspirants in the VISHWAASThe Ignited (I) Batch of Resonance has yielded results as expected course are advised to learn from their predecessors who haveand top merits have been achieved by students from this batch. achieved success with the relentless efforts in just one year. ThoseThe formation of the Ignited Batch has proved to be a fruitful who have joined in VIKAAS and VIPUL in two year foundationconcept. In this batch, 20 best performers are selected from course will need to best utilize their time to learn the concepts deeplydifferent courses of class XI and are specially guided for top ranks. and carry out continual practice. The number of successful girlShubham Mehta and Nisheeth Lahoti have got selected in five- students in IIT-JEE in the recent years has been on the increase. I feelmember team to represent India at the 42nd International Physics very happy that among the successful girls to join IIT in 2011, everyOlympiad (IPhO-2011) to be held from 10th to 18th July in 9th girl is from Resonance. I would like to advise the repeaterBangkok, Thailand. The five-member Indian team will compete in students of VIJAY that they should feel assured of their capabilitiesthe Final Stage of IPhO 2011 where nationally selected teams from and leave no stone unturned to benefit from the learning of the83 countries are expected to participate. previous year.Commendable selections of girl students registered 161 girl I and my whole Resonance Team assure the students that we willselections from Resonance (Classroom: 109 | Distance learning: remain firmly committed to help students meet their career goals52) in IIT-JEE 2011, vis a vis 1491 total girl selections in IIT-JEE and objectives.2011. Astha Agarwal, a student of Yearlong ClassroomProgrammes at Jaipur Study Center acquired AIR 90. Astha hasoutshined in various other competitive exams which include a RK VermaSilver Medal in International Junior Science Olympiad held in M.D., Academic Head & Physics FacultyBaku, Azerbaijan in 2009, securing a place in the top 6 member B.Tech., 1994 (IIT-Madras) ANUNAAD - XXIV (JULY-SEPTEMBER 2011) 07
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  7. 7. IIT-Bombay - a big draw Nano fabrication at IIT Elementary test on for JEE toppers English proficiencyF or students who made it to the top in the IIT-Joint Entrance Exam, Computer Science seemsto be in vogue, and IIT-Bombay is their firstchoice. Shubham Mehta, who stood second With its centre for nano fabrication, IIT Delhi is focusing that are beneficial to the society. I t has been our experience that some JEE entrants have such a severe paucity in English, that their on developing new nano-devices academic performance suffers inordinately in the first semester and this affects their Tin the exam, has decided to opt for confidence detrimentally during theirComputer Science in IIT, Bombay. “The o develop the aspects of subsequent academic career at the institute.corporate exposure, besides a wide array of nanotechnology, the All JEE entrants to IIT Bombay in 2011,opportunities in the financial capital of the government had started setting therefore, undergo an elementary test oncountry, will give us lot of advantages,” said up nano-science units in the country. IIT- English proficiency at the start of thean elated Shubham. Delhi is one such centre where a nano semester. Students who score less than 20%There are many like him who are giving a science unit was started around five years in this test and who further have a total scoremiss to established centres like ago. in Physics, Chemistry and Maths of lessIIT- Kharagpur, Kanpur and Delhi. Figures VR Mehta, professor of Physics at IIT than or equal to 150 are put in a semesteralso suggest that over the years the long intensive programme in English, Delhi, says, “The implications of nanoplacements of IIT-B have surpassed other Physics, Chemistry, Maths immediately. technology can be found incampuses. Students registering for the courses in this telecommunications, computing, Programme are evaluated only with Passed“IIT-Bombay offers the most successful aerospace, solar energy, and /Not Passed (PP/NP) grades.incubation centre for entrepreneurship,” environment. Around five years ago, aadded Shubham Mehta. During the second semester, such students nano-science unit was started in our will undergo those courses that they wouldFigures suggest that in 2010, 69 students in institute. Now we have recently started a have registered for in the first semester, hadtop 100 of IIT-JEE went to Mumbai for nanofabrication centre around six months there been no intensive programme. Theyengineering. In 2009, 62 students in top 100 back to foster and expand all aspects of would not be allowed to simultaneouslywent to IIT-B. nanotechnology, which have the potential register for advanced courses in Physics,The trends also suggest that students who to benefit the country. At the nano- Chemistry or Mathematics until they passhave been selected in competitions like fabrication centre, we will be looking at these courses.NTSE, and Physics, Maths and Chemistry four to five areas of technology such asOlympiads have performed better in IITs. fuel cells, nano-sensors, biological sensors MQMR and Cut-off marksTop rankers like Shubham Mehta (AIR-02), etc. Our effort is to make all this possible at of IIT-JEE 2011Nisheeth Lahoti (AIR 05), Tanmya Vittal a low cost so that it is beneficial to all. ” Merit Extended Category(AIR-10), and Astha Agarwal (AIR 90) had Subject wise Nanoscience & technology is a minor area, List Merit Listwon many competitions at national & cut-off which any student, irrespective of the cut-off cut-offinternational level. degree one is pursuing at IIT, can choose C P M marks marks*For example, Shubham Mehta and Nisheeth as a special subject. Since nanotechnology GE 20 20 34 229 203Lahoti are representing India in 42nd is primarily a combination of Physics, OBC 18 18 31 207 183International Physics Olympiad scheduled Chemistry, Biology, it is not taught as a SC 10 10 17 119 114for July 2011 at Bangkok. Astha Agarwal specific course. ST 10 10 17 115 102had won many competitions in Class X, XIand XII and has proven herself well at A student, therefore, can opt for PD 10 10 17 115 102International Junior Science Olympiads and Nanoscience & Technology along with a * Candidates who have secured an aggregate(IJSO) & Asian Physics Olympiads in 2009. degree course and complete this special more than the mentioned EML cutoffs andThe latest trend, which may create a debate, subject in a period of four years. interested in admission to Institutions which Nanoscience & Technology requires nine will admit students using the JEE EML, shouldis that students start preparing for IITs while courses, which a student needs to study contact those Institutions directly as per theirin Class VIII and IX. Data says success rate of advertisements. The EML ranks will not besuch students who started preparing before and clear. However, the degree awarded displayed on the websiteClass X doubles. No doubt, Shubham Mehta to students will mention that one has http://www.jee.iitk.ac.in/made a good decision to join the coaching cleared this minor area. There is no addedclasses when he was in Class VIII. fee for this.Courtesy - Times of India ANUNAAD - XXIV (JULY-SEPTEMBER 2011) 09
  8. 8. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw DNA OF A HEALTHY SMILE “Success is about pursuing a vision with a sense of purpose and a spirit of challenge. There are no short cuts to success and there is no substitute for hard work. I also believe success is about doing things in a differentiated way - dare to be different so that you stand out. Biocons byline is The difference lies in our DNA and we all believe in it. We dont imitate other companies but have charted our own business destiny.” INDIAN biotechnology has a many firsts to its credit, the company has She moved to Australia in 1974 and enrolled P o s t e r G i r l , i t i s created a strong presence in the global in what is now the University of Ballarat, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, a voluble market - Europe and Gulf Cooperation outside Melbourne, to study malting and58-year-old who o w n s B i o c o n , t h e Council (GCC) in western Asia through brewing. She graduated in 1975 as the topcountrys biggest biotechnology company. subsidiaries AxiCorp, Germany and student and became Indias first femaleIndias Fermentation Queen or One of the NeoBiocon in Abu Dhabi respectively. It brew-master.most prominent faces of Bangalore and has also set up offices in Brazil, Abu Dhabi “Going to Australia was quite aIndia are the other prominent titles that and Malaysia. transformational phase of my life. Id led aconferences and magazine covers have very protected and charmed life in India, and suddenly I had to fend for myself," sheproclaimed for months and for years. A Tale of great Turnaround said.Indias fourth-richest woman with a net Unlike many high-tech entrepreneurs,worth of $900 million!- thats how Forbes When she returned home, breweries who plunge into business with little more wouldnt hire her because they feared shemagazine described Kiran Mazumdar Shaw than a doctorate and a dream, Kiran could not handle the odd shifts and male-in its September edition of 2010. Mazumdar Shaw had been plugging away dominated workers unions. She soon foundBiocon, founded by Dr Kiran Mazumdar for two decades with a masters degree in that opportunities for brew mistresses inShaw, boasts of world-class research brewing. After graduating from Bangalore India were few, but that the uses ofoutsourcing capabilities, US FDA- University with a zoology degree, she told fermentation are many. Passing up a chancecompliant bio-manufacturing facilities and her father that she wanted to pursue a to brew beer in Britain, she formed a jointa self-financed R&D pipeline. Employing career in applied sciences but he suggested venture in 1978 with an Irish companymore than 5300 people, it is regarded as the making beer. I said, "My God, why I would called Biocon to manufacture enzymes forseventh largest employer among the top 100 want to do brewing?” He said, "Dont look packaged fruit juices.global biotechnology companies. Having down on brewing. Look at it as a science.” ANUNAAD - XXIV (JULY-SEPTEMBER 2011) 10
  9. 9. Kiran Mazumdar ShawShe incorporated Biocon India on Tending PhilanthropyNovember 29, 1978, in her garage in In 2004, Dr. Majumdar Shaw started the Biocon Foundation to conduct health,Bangalore with a capital of ` 10,000 and used education, sanitation, and environment programs for the benefit of the economicallya rented, 3,000-square-foot shed nearby as weaker sections of society. The Foundations micro-health insurance program has anher factory. Her first employee was a car enrolment of 70,000 rural members.mechanic. “It was like a kitchen-sink Its 7 ARY clinics are located where healthcare facilities are poor and offer clinical care,operation,” she said. “I had a real problem generic medicines and basic tests for those who cannot afford them. Each of the clinicsgetting people to work for me because I was serves a population of 50,000 people living within a radius of 10 km. All the clinicsa woman.” organize regular general health checks in remote villages by bringing in physicians andThe next year, Biocon started exporting doctors from network hospitals. Each year, the Foundation touches more than 300,000enzymes to the U.S. and Europe, according lives through its holistic healthcare approach. The Foundation also provides mobileto its website. Mazumdar-Shaw then medical services, and conducts preventive health education programmes and freerealized that the same processes that make health-care camps. She helped establish a 1,400-bed cancer care center at the Narayanaenzymes for beer - growing microbes in Health City campus at Boommasandra, Bangalore, along with Dr. Devi Shetty oflarge vats under precise temperatures and Narayana Hrudayalaya in 2007. Called the Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre (MSCC), itpressures - could be applied to making is one of the largest cancer hospitals of its kind, spread as it is over an area of five lakhmedicines. Insulin, a hormone, can be made square feet. It specializes in head and neck cancer, breast cancer and cervical cancer.synthetically in a similar process.“I could actually leverage all that I had done Changes to lead by and live by strategy translated into technologyfor enzymes and start applying it to Deep engagement with her environment is becoming the first differentiator. Thenbiopharmaceuticals,” she said. Zen for her. The city she lives in, industryfollowed the development of technologyMazumdar-Shaw saw an opportunity in platform to build this business, which at a for which she is the forerunner, companyIndia after learning that most insulin there broad level was fermentation. The company she has built and then reinvented she iswas made by foreign companies. “That all chose microbial fermentation, pichia hands-on everywhere. Dr Kiransort-of rung a lot of alarm bells in my mind." fermentation and cell culture as platform Mazumdar Shaw, CMD of Biocon, is raringI said, "Hey, this is the space I should be in. differentiators. “When one follows a to go some more distance to be the changeAnd the rest is history!" technology-driven strategy, it is important she wants to see.Today the brewing enzyme business to identify and plug the gaps. When we Strategic transformationMazumdar Shaw started has grown into realized that biomanufacturing is going to In the last 10 years, she led theBiocon, Indias largest biotech company and be an all-pervasive strategy for us, we transformation of Biocon from an enzymeAsias biggest producer of insulin. Biocon is decided to add mammalian cell culture. maker to a bio pharmaceutical companypoised to ramp up competition in the $14 And thats where partnership with Cubas from the front. “The strategy to pursue thisbillion global insulin market, which is Center for Molecular Immunology came transform ation path has been that of adominated by Novo Nordisk, in,” she says.Sanofi-Aventis, and Eli Lilly. Demand for Next on line was the product strategy.insulin is expected to increase 20 percent a Biocon went though painstaking detailsyear through 2015 as the number of again to zero down on the products to builddiabetics tops 285 million globally, and develop from API to statins to finishedaccording to market researcher products to the disease area leading it toRNCOS. diabetes, which today still is the single“In Indias biggest drug supply deal so largest unmet medical need in India. “Wefar, Biocon and Pfizer (PFE) in October went on to combine our insulin strategyagreed that the Bangalore-based with the pichia fermentation platform,”company will produce insulin for the she adds. The Cuban opportunity alsoU.S. drug giant, which abandoned that allowed Biocon to focus on the autoimmunebusiness more than three years ago after diseases. For Dr Mazumdar Shaw, all thesetaking a $2.8 billion charge on its Exubera developments came together to formulateinhalable insulin. Biocon will supply four into an important mission - the mission ofgeneric insulin products to be sold initially delivering affordable innovation. And thatin emerging markets, including India and essentially sums up what Biocon is onto, and clear-cut differentiationBrazil.” at every level. For Biocon, this is a driving factor in every decision that is ANUNAAD - XXIV (JULY-SEPTEMBER 2011) 11
  10. 10. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw ck;ksVsd ls [kqyk fodkl vkSj LokLF; dk ekxZ!taken in the company. competence, reliability into a system that fdj.k etwenkj kkW dk uke nsk fonsk esa ,d Hkkjrh; efgykChange is her inspiration allows scale-up, and consequently gives O;olk;h] VsDuksØsV] vUos"kd vkSj cSaxykSj fLFkr tSo izkS|ksfxdh laLFkku &ck;ksdkWu dh laLFkkid ds :i esa tkukShe is an inspirational figure for millions of the competitive edge in the global multi- igpkuk tkrk gSAyoung Indians who want to emulate her as location market place, is something she 23 ekpZ 1953 dks Hkkjr ds cSaxykSj kgj esa tUeh] fdj.kone of the most well known entrepreneurs believes will be easier to execute along with etwenkj kkW us fcki dkWVu xYlZ gkbZ Ldwy ls viuh Ldwyhof the country. But who inspires her? a partner like Pfizer, which has world class fk{kk iwjh dhA cSaxykSj foofo|ky; ¼1973½ ls mUgksaus“I am inspired by a large number of people systems in place. So, while the deal is a ch,llh twykWth vkWulZ ds lkFk Lukrd dh fMxzh izkIr djuswho have brought about change despite marketing deal, the learnings from Pfizer ds ipkr ekWfYaVx vkSj czwbax ij cSysjSV dkWyst esycksuZ ;wfuoflZVh] ¼1975½ ls LUkkrd Lrj dh i<+kbZ dh ,oa 1978 esaobstacles, and have done amazing things will have a far-reaching positive impact on ck;ksdkWu dh LFkkiuk dh rFkk e/kqesg] dSalj ,oa izfrjks/kkRedirrespective of how big and small these are. Biocon. chekfj;ksa ij kks/k dsafnªr ,d ,dhÑr tSfod nok daiuh dsN R Narayana Murthy (Infosys), who has Ten years ago, when Biocon rebranded :i esa fodflr fd;kA vius vxz.kh dk;ksZa ds fy, mUgas Hkkjrcreated the burgeoning Indian software itself as a biotechnology company, there ljdkj }kjk izfrf"Br in~eJh ¼1989½ ,oa in~e Hkw"k.k ¼2005½industry, Dr Devi Shetty (Narayana were many skeptics. Now, 10 years later, lfgr dbZ iqjLdkj iznku fd, x;sA dqN le; iwoZ Vkbe there is grudging admiration for the if=dk ds nqfu;k ds 100 lcls izHkkokkyh yksxkas dh lwph esaHrudayalaya), who has created the budk uke kkfey fd;k x;kA mUgsa nqfu;k dh 100 lclsaffordable hospital model, Dr Bala Manian tenacity displayed by Biocon under her kfäkkyh efgykvksa dh QksClZ dh lwph vkSj Qkbusafk;y(ReaMetrix), well into sixties, came back leadership. For, despite ups and down, VkbEl ds dkjksckj esa kh"kZ 50 efgykvksa dh lwph esa Hkh kkfeyfrom the US to set up a very innovative Biocon stuck to the vision outlined by her; fd;k x;k gSAcompany in India, Dr P Babu who helped me delivered a number of products in diabetes mUgksaus 1978 esa izkjfEHkd iawth ds lkFk tks fd yxHkx 10]000build Biocon, Dr R A Mashelkar (former DG and oncology sector, became a leader in the :i;s Fkh] cSaxykSj ds fdjk;s ds edku ds xSjkt+ esa ck;ksdkWu chosen field, built up an integrated kq:vkr dh FkhA izkjEHk esa] mUgsa viuh de mez] u, O;kikjof CSIR) who has been instrumental in ekWMy ds dkj.k dbZ fooluh;rk lacaf/kr pqukSfr;kas dkcreating the patent regime in India. I take platform with manufacturing, research lkeuk djuk iM+kA dksbZ Hkh cSad mUgsa _.k ugha nsuk pkgrkinspiration from all quarters. In terms of and services, and of course, setting the Fkk] blfy, muds lkeus dsoy /ku tqVkus dh gh leL;k ughapersonality type, daring risk-takers who stage for other companies to follow with a Fkh] cfYd vius u, dke esa fuiq.k yksxksa dh fu;qfä djuk Hkhbring about a change inspire me most,” blockbuster IPO in 2005. What has FkkA os mnklhu xSj&<kapkxr {ks= esa ck;ksVsd O;olk; dksDr Mazumdar-Shaw says candidly. happened in the last decade is just the [kM+k djus dh dksfkk esa tqVh jgha vkSj n`<+ ladYi ds lkFk izkS|ksfxdh ls tqM+h reke pqukSfr;ksa n`<+rk ls lkeuk djrh jgha beginning. The best days of Biocon will ,oa ck;ksdkWu dks izxfr dh ubZ Åpkb;ksa ij igqapkus dk dkeChallenges on the horizon come in the next decade, when its insulin fd;kA muds vuqlkj & *^ lQy cuus ds fy, mís;ijd ,oaDr Mazumdar Shaw is the first one to products and a few more, will be available pqukSfr;ksa dk lkeuk djus dh {kerk ls gh vius liuksa dks iwjkacknowledge that the challenges are many. in markets around the world. fd;k tk ldrk gSA lQyrk dks çkIr djus dk dksbZ vklku jkLrk ughsa gS vkSj u gh esgur dk dksbZ fodYiA esjk ekuuk gSGetting to understand innovation and drug Today, the biotechnology sector is no more fd vyx rjhds ls dke djuk Hkh lQyrk dk ea= gSA etcwrhdevelopment is a challenge, and then taking been hovering over the fringes of the ls [kM+s gksus ds fy, O;fDr esa dqN vyx djus dh fgEer gksuhsome of Biocons products global. Managing Indian industry. It has been shoved to the pkfg,A**the scaling-up is a challenge and keeping forefront swiftly. 2004 esa mUgksaus lekt ds detksj oxZ dks Qk;nk igaqpkus dsthe momentum going is itself a challenge. It rains awards on her fy, LokLF;] fk{kk] LoPNrk vkSj i;kZoj.k laEcf/kr dk;ZØeAttracting good people and keeping them as Innumerable awards and recognitions lapkfyr djus ds fy, ck;ksdkWu QkmaMsku kq: fd;kA QkmaMsku ds LokLF; chek dk;ZØe ds vUrxZr 70]000 xzkeh.kengaged and passionate as she is, is a have been bestowed upon her on National lnL;ksa dk ukekadu dj mUgksaus nsk ds lkeus ,d felky iskchallenge. and Inter-nation level including a Padma dhA lkr ,vkjokbZ Dyhfud ,Sls LFkkuksa ij LFkkfir fd, x;sThe proverbial “next level” challenge of Bhushan in 2005 and a Padma Shri 1989. gSa tgk¡ LokLF; dh ewyHkwr lqfo/kk,a csgn [kjkc gSaA lkeF;Zghuscale She also received an honorary Doctorate of yksxksa dks fpfdRlh; ns[kHkky] tsusfjd nok,a vkSj jksx ijh{k.kBiocon has arrived at a stage where it is Science in 2004, from her alma mater, dh lqfo/kk,sa miyC/k djokbZ tkrh gSaA izR;sd Dyhfud 10 Ballarat University, in recognition of her fdyksehVj ds Hkhrj jgusokyh 50]000 yksxksa dh vkcknh dscounted among the Top 20 pure biotech fy, dk;Z djrk gSA lHkh Dyhfud fu;fer :i ls usVodZcompanies in the world, in terms of size, contributions to biotechnology, apart vLirkyksa }kjk fpfdRldksa vkSj MkWDVjksa dks nwjnjkt ds xkaoksaproduct portfolio and employees. With a from being awarded honorary doctorates esa ys tkdj yksxksa ds lkekU; LokLF; dh tkap djrs gSaA izR;sdvision of putting a Biocon product in every from University of Abertay, Dundee, UK o"kZ] lkeqnkf;d LokLF; dh ns[kHkky ds fy, QkmaMskumarket, globally, she has already moved to (2007), University of Glasgow, UK (2008) 300]000 yksxksa dks fpfdR;dh; lsok,sa iznku djrk gSA mUgksaustackle it with a future ready business model. and Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 2007 esa MkW-nsoh ksêh ds ukjk;.k n`n;ky; ds lkFk feydj UK (2008). cSaxykSj ds cwEelanªk ds ukjk;.k gsYFk flVh ifjlj esa 1]400The recent Pfizer-Biocon deal is a step in this k¸;kvksa okys etwenkj kkW dSalj lsaVj dh LFkkiuk dhA 2004direction. So is the $160 million investment The award she values the most is the one esa tSo izkS|ksfxdh esa muds ;ksxnku dks ns[kdj muds ekr`to set up manufacturing and research named after the great engineer and laLFkku cSysjSV ;qfuoflZVh us mUgsa foKku dh ekun MkWDVjsVfacilities in Malaysia. Integrating the islands visionary Sir M Vishweshwariah, the MV mikf/k ls lEEkkfur fd;kA RK Sharmaof excellence that demonstrate efficiency, Memorial Award. SW&PR ANUNAAD - XXIV (JULY-SEPTEMBER 2011) 12
  11. 11. Be a Pioneer! Angel Network (IAN). He is also chairman and CEO of Nu Street Technologies, a cloudware applications start-up Computer Pioneer. He passed out of IIT-Madras during the days when manufacturing was king in India, and joined Tata Motors shop floor and hated it. He wanted to do something he enjoyed. After doing MBA from IIM-Ahmedabad, he could have joined any top company, but really liked this new IT start-up called Wipro. “I was sold out on the dream they painted and worked with them for five years. I saw the company grow rapidly and thought to myself: "If they can do it, so can I." Hence, he set up a third-party computer maintenance company in the late 80s and became pioneer in this segment. “Personal computers were just making their appearance and we soon became synonymous with computer servicing. If someone wanted computer maintenance, they came to us.” Winning Globally Soon he realised that the international market was where real business was and software was going to be the business Dr. Srinivasan Parthasarathy of the future. He exitedA s an entrepreneur, Computer Garage and S r i n i v a s a n used the money to co- "When you are an entrepreneur, you do not have a found Aztec Software. Parthasarathy knewthat he did not want to be a boss, which can be a problem, as there is no one to The plan was to build ame-too, but a pioneer in stretch you. K. B. Chandrasekhar, founder of cutting-edge productcomputer servicing. In Exodus Communication, who was an early company. “After two1980s, when the IT industry years of working on this investor in Aztec soft, played the role of a boss. Hewas taking its baby breaths idea and trying to raise would constantly challenge me. When we were money to fund the& yawns and personalcomputers were just doing a business of $50,000 a month, he told me company, we realized wedebuting in the Indian why not $1 million. I worked like a mad man and did not know how tomarket, serial entrepreneur made $ 1 million a month. I think this is the role an make this idea into aand angel investor S successful business. So we angel investor should play. He should be able toParthasarathy founded took stock and used ourComputer Garage, a push the entrepreneur to do even better than he expertise to turn Azteccomputer services thinks he can. Now, I try to do this as an investor. " soft into an OPD venture.company and made it a We were realistic andnational brand. willing to change our idea. We wanted to win on a global scale. WeIn 1995, he co-founded Aztec Software, which went on to become did phenomenally well and we were the leaders in our segmenta reputed outsourced product development (OPD) company, worldwide. "If someone wanted to outsource their productand was acquired by IT services major Mindtree in 2008. Today, development, they came to us. As an entrepreneur I knew I did notParthasarathy is an angel investor and is a member of the Indian want to be a me-too." ANUNAAD - XXIV (JULY-SEPTEMBER 2011) 13
  12. 12. The infy creators final lessons to fresh-hands Nagavara Ramarao Narayana Murthy Born August 20, 1946 Shidlaghatta, Kolar, Karnataka, India The founder of Infosys Technologies Limited.I nfosys, the Indian technology company Co-founder, CEO and Managing Director Engineering (B.E.) from University of that has symbolized the countrys S. Gopalakrishan (Kris) will become co- Mysore in 1967 and his Master of economic rebirth is heading for its chairman; and co-founder and COO S.D. Technology (M.Tech.) from Indian Institutebiggest transition in three decades. Shibulal, will take over from Kris. of Technology (IIT), Kanpur in 1969.N R Narayana Murthy, the man who built a He founded Infosys in 1981 along with sixglobal technology services giant out of software professionals and is the ChairmanIndia, due for retirement in August, is of the Board and Chief Mentor Officer ofleaving behind a painstakingly-crafted Infosys. The article shares his thoughts onlegacy and values which are hard to leaving the company he co-founded, theoverlook. new leadership team and the challengesInfosys founder N R Narayana Murthy ahead. Murthy says that he believes thatafter stepping down as the companys the single biggest achievement of Infosyschairman, will don a new role at the is that it has been a beacon of hope forcountrys second-largest software young entrepreneurs.exporter as chairman emeritus. ThoughInfosys has now increased theretirement age of the chairman from 65 The journey at Infosysto 70, it will not apply to any of the Terming the Infosys journey as an integralfounders; Murthy says that would be part of his life, Murthy said that most of hisputting the individual above the institution. colleagues tell him that "Infosys is anHe will, however, continue to be associated inseparable part of me and I am anwith Infosys as chairman emeritus. The IT inseparable part of Infosys." “I workedczar, known for quick and fast decisions, Both will step down from executive roles Saturdays, Sundays, every day 16 hours;wants a bigger canvas to paint on. when they turn 60 in a few years, making just Infosys. When I was away from homeOn April 30, Infosys announced Murthys way for a new generation of leaders. for as many as 330 days in a year, it was hardsuccessor, K.V. Kamath, currently an Mr. Narayana Murthy is undoubtedly one for my children to believe in myindependent director on Infosyss board and of the most famous persons from commitment to the family.” "I have been thethe man credited with having moulded Karnataka. He is known not just for Number One actor in every major decisionIndias largest private sector bank - ICICI building the biggest IT Empire in India but taken in the company. I have rejoiced inBank - into a financial powerhouse. Kamath also for his simplicity. He was born on every significant milestone of the company.will be the first non-founder at Infosys to August 20, 1946 in Karnataka, India. He I have commiserated in every false step thathold this position. obtained his Bachelor of Electrical this company has taken," he asserted. ANUNAAD - XXIV (JULY-SEPTEMBER 2011) 14
  13. 13. The challenges aheadOne, we have to become more multicultural. always a set of new leaders who will hammered out a kind of missionSecond, we have to raise our brand to such a embrace the values, take on the strategy of statement. This was not, he says, tolevel that the CIO of a Fortune 500 the company and hopefully improve upon be the best, the biggest or the mostcorporation must be anxious to get a bid it. profitable, but to “earn the respect of all ourfrom Infosys for a billion-dollar project. Of Indias big three IT firms, Infosys is the stakeholders”. Do the right thing and do theThird, we have to retain our margins while only genuinely entrepreneurial start-up. job well, says Mr Murthy, and the restgrowing at a healthy pace. Fourth, the talent The biggest, Tata Consultancy Services, is a would follow.situation in India is becoming graver and subsidiary of Indias largest conglomerate.graver. Therefore, all of us - the industry, the Wipro is a second-generation firm that Performance is the promicegovernment and the company- have to work moved on from hardware. Mr Murthy As a matter of principle, we would givetogether to correct this. McKinsey has said founded Infosys with six friends. He recalls topline and bottomline guidance and thatthat there is a US $300 billion opportunity a long meeting in the bedroom of his we are to be held accountable for redeemingthat we can get to as an industry [IT] by 2020 apartment in Mumbai, where they the promise that we make to ouror so. But [we can achieve this] only if we shareholders. So what I bother about ishandle this problem; otherwise we will miss whether we have performed according toout. These [challenges] are for both Infosys the guidelines that we have given. Weand the entire [Indian IT] industry. cannot go by what others from outside say that we should have achieved. Whats behind His advice to young people in India the leadership changes at Infosys? who want to become entrepreneursWhen you are in business for a long time, Any opportunity that will allow me to speakyou go through good times and bad times. to youngsters about how they can make thisWhen you go through bad times, you learn a better country, a country that the wholeto control costs, satisfy customers better, world can be proud of, how they can makesatisfy employees better and become more sure that the poorest child has access to thetransparent. Therefore, you build character basic needs- thats what I would be veryin the company. If longevity is the best happy doing. They have to follow what wasindex to measure a company, a basic so well conveyed by Shahrukh Khan [Hindirequirement is the ability of the film actor] and his team of hockey players incorporation to generate new and new [the Hindi film] Chak De India- aboutleaders. Thats the synopsis that we at meritocracy, discipline, teamwork,Infosys follow in creating business, in subordinating ones ego in favor of theabsorbing global best practices at Infosys. It community or the team. I think if ourdoes not matter who the leader is or when youngsters did all of that, we would be ahe or she leaves the company. There will be wonderful country. need to change constantly and is best connects on the one hand, and world- KV Kamath suited to take on the new challenge. class board governance on the other hand, I ndependent director of Infosys and The hope must be that Mr Kamath, who the board felt why not have an non-executive chairman of ICICI built ICICI, Indias largest private bank, extraordinary individual like K.V. Bank, KV Kamath, becomes the will be able to knock heads together. He is Kamath who will handle board Chairman of Infosys. Current chief well qualified, a burly but eloquent governance, succession planning and executive S Kris Gopalakrishnan character with a strong vision about the other board-related issues, and why not becomes vice-chairman and SD Shibulal, role of technology in society. That may strengthen the companys need for one of the founders and present COO, reassure investors, who have sound customer, employee and investor connect becomes the CEO. reasons to seek an infusion of new blood. by having Kris as co-chairman, having Charged with the responsibility of Going with the philosophy that whenever this primary responsibility. Kris is a steering Infosys through one of its Infosys brings about a change it tries and visionary who has managed the company toughest times, KV Kamath will need to bring in improvements, and given the fact well even during the financial tsunami. draw on his experience in the banking that the firm has to strengthen both its He listens to everybody before taking a sector. Kamath knows that organisations customer, employee and investor decision. ANUNAAD - XXIV (JULY-SEPTEMBER 2011) 15
  14. 14. Tips From Reso Reaper Navin Kumar Reso Roll No.: 700603 Batch: PA-1 Course: VIJETA -P IIT-JEE (AIR): 3091, Year: 2007 Study Centre: Kota Home Town: Vaishali, Bihar Category: GEN Branch: Aerospace Engineering sometimes frustrating, but most of the tried to solve the problems in “Think to win” times challenging and inspiring to me page, without wasting time, for which I got during the preparation of JEE. Apart from prizes three times in a row. It was very that, I learnt time-management, and to inspiring. Other than that, there was news believe in myself. Resonance made me about IITs. Now what happens when you tough and sincere, which I feel are the keys prepare for JEE, each article, big or small, to unlock success in life. about IITs invokes you to get into the bigS Who is your favorite teacher at Resonance? place, at least this happened in my case. The hare with us something about Well, to account for my views about success stories of the alumnus of Resonance your family background: I come teachers at Resonance, I admire all who (Reso Reaper) also motivated in preparation from a middle class family. My have taught me, as all possess some unique of JEE.father is a businessman, and mother is a qualities. But if you ask who was my Any memorable event/incident at Resonancehome-maker. My parents always wanted favorite, my answer would definitely be that you wish to share with us: The days of myme to achieve something great. I feel proud AGL Sir. JEE preparation at Resonance are very dearthat I fulfilled their dreams. Your words about RKV SIR: During my days to me, for each day had somethingWhom you wish to give credit of your success? at Resonance, I used to remain scared of memorable related to it. I would like to shareWhen you take a big leap of success, it is not RKV Sir. I think his toughness made him two among them. It was orientation class ofonly you who made this possible. There are one of the best teachers in Resonance. His Resonance, held at IL Auditorium. Themany people, named and unnamed, who way of teaching, which often comprised moment I entered the auditorium, there washave contributed to the success. I would like some reading assignments from text books, song playing Lakshya. I was listening to thatto give credit to my Mother and Father, who is what I think, has helped me a lot and song for the first time, and that eventuallydid everything for my study, and never let helps me even today. You feel good when filled me with enthusiasm and motivation.me sense or feel that a problem exists. Apart you solve the problems of sheets & DPPs. The six hours long orientation lecturefrom that, the credit goes to Resonance, for But to read the book was something I, and passed without a break, from which abeing such an amazing place to prepare for most of my friends, found very boring. But sentence by RKV Sir remained embedded inIIT-JEE; to the faculty at Resonance, without when you come to IITs, you understand my mind throughout my two years ofwhose brilliant teaching methodology and why such things are important. Apart from preparation at Kota. It was, “Today is yourenthusiastic motivation, it would have these, the time-to-time motivation given by first lecture, here at IL auditorium. I wouldnever been possible. Last, but not the least, RKV Sir was just awesome. I also admire like to meet you after two years, here.”the credit goes to God, who helped me with him for his wonderful singing, and missmy luck to get into IIT. Accomplishment: I have been associated in those days when Sir used to fill me withWhat is required to get into IIT? the management and organizing team of the enthusiasm with his wonderful songs, cultural and technical festivals of theYou need to believe in yourself to get into among which the dearest was Ruk Jaana college. Also, I am currently involved in thesuch a big place. The day I joined Resonance, Nahi. Give some tips to increase efficiency while designing of Formula-1 car, which will beI started believing that I would be one ofthose, getting felicitated at Victory 2009, the studying. competing in the FSAE racing, which is anfelicitation function. Regular study, focus Paying attention to words of faculty international students formula car designtowards goal, utmost dedication, honesty to members in classroom completes half of competition, to be held in Germany in 2012.oneself, confidence (but not over the studies. Writing during studying Your message for Resonance students: Studyconfidence), are some of the things I think something adds to completeness and regularly; keep in touch with the chaptersare really required to get into IITs. Besides efficiency of learning, rather than just covered way back; enjoy a little, for thisthese, a proper guidance, and strong reading the text. I also believe that regular relaxes you and boosts your preparation;emotional support are important to crack studies pay you more than the end - time and accomplish your dream of gettingsuch a big dream. studies. selected in IITs. There are infinite numbersWhat changes did you find in you after joining Did ANUNAAD at any stage help you of people who are there, wishing youResonance? motivate for the sustained efforts for IIT-JEE? success, whose happiness would be onI experienced competition for the first time I was very fond of Anunaad. As soon as the seventh sky when they would see youin my life when I joined Resonance. This was latest issue was released, I grabbed one and cracking the big exam. ANUNAAD - XXIV (JULY-SEPTEMBER 2011) 16
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  16. 16. Winners From Yearlong Classroom Contact Programmes (YCCPs) VIKAAS-A (Target IIT-JEE 2013) The All Resonance Rank (ARR) is based on PT-1 (05 June 2011) at Kota, Jaipur, Bhopal, Lucknow, Nagpur, Bhubaneswar, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Patna. Rank-1 Rank-2 Rank-3 Rank-4 Rank-4 Shudhatma Jain Palak Jain Aishwary Gagrani Ishit Murdia Parth Shah Batch: KTJAIA Batch: UDAJAIA1 Batch: KTJAIA Batch: UDAJAIA1 Batch: JPJAA1 SC: Kota SC: Udaipur SC: Kota SC: Udaipur SC: Jaipur Central CUMM: 93.08 CUMM: 92.89 CUMM: 90.36 CUMM: 90 CUMM: 90 Rank- Name (Batch) Study Center- CUMM %6- Vipul Bachani (KTJAIA), 88.39 59- Ashutosh Ranka (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 73.33 111- Supriya Ghosh Mumbai Govandi, 66.227- Garvit Jain (KTJAIA), 87.16 59- Ajinkya Parab Mumbai Borivali, 73.33 113- Omkar Kocharekar (KTJAA1), 66.138- Sudhir Kumar (KTJAIA), 87.15 61- Prakhar Joshi (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 73.11 114- Sourabh Maheswari Jaipur Central, 669- Danny Boby Mumbai Govandi, 87.11 62- Yajuvendra Singh (KTJAIA), 73.1 115- Kushal Jain Delhi East, 65.7810- Shubham Mittal (KTJAIA), 86.71 63- Aashutosh Tiwari (KTJAIA), 72.81 115- Rishabh Khawad (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 65.7811- Bhanu Chaturvedi (KTJAIA), 85.15 64- Ashish Anand (KTJAA1), 72.74 115- Kinjal Chavda Mumbai Govandi, 65.7812- Raj Maheshwari (KTJAIA), 84.99 65- Chetanya Nagar (KTJAIA), 72.47 115- Shikhar Bhatia4 Mumbai Govandi, 65.7813- Sheel Nidhan (KTJAIA), 84.69 66- Hardik Seth (UDAJAA1) Udaipur, 72.22 119- Dhaval Mohandas Mumbai Govandi, 65.5614- Akshay Sinha (KTJAIA), 83.93 67- Malvika Singh (KTJAA1), 72 120- Soumya Nigotia (KTJAIA), 65.5115- Ayush Agarwal (KTJAIA), 83.51 68- Shivani Mittal (KTJAIA), 71.98 121- Love Mehta (UDAJAIA1) Udaipur, 65.3316- Deepak Goyadi (KTJAIA), 83.37 69- Saurabh Sharma (KTJAA1), 71.84 121- Tuhin Dan Mumbai Thane, 65.3317- Rishabh Raj (KTJAIA), 83.16 70- Rachit Jain (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 71.78 121- Hitesh Mahendra Tarani Mumbai Thane, 65.3318- Sidharth Tiwari (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 82.89 70- Ankur Agrawal (UDAJAIA1) Udaipur, 71.78 121- Shivam Munshi Delhi East, 65.3319- Sarthak Vijay (KTJAIA), 82.48 72- Ashish (KTJAIA), 71.61 125- Tanmay Garg Ahmedabad, 65.1120- Rituj Jain (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 81.33 73- Akash Waghela (KTJAA1), 71.57 126- Nishant Sankhe (KTJAA1), 64.9821- Deepam Jain (KTJAIA), 81.22 74- Ashish Ranjan (KTJAA1), 71.33 127- Harsh Kumar Shah (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 64.8921- Sanchit Dayal (KTJAIA), 81.22 74- Rohit Taparia Mumbai Dadar, 71.33 127- Madhav Mantri (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 64.8923- Sakshi Babel (UDAJAIA1) Udaipur, 81.11 76- Prarabdha Soni (KTJAIA), 71.32 129- Chayan Chhajed (KTJAA1), 64.8824- Iqra Altaf (KTJAIA), 80.51 77- Barkha Taori Nagpur, 71.11 130- Ashutosh Kumar (KTJAA1), 64.8225- Anirudh Sharma (UDAJAIA1) Udaipur, 80.22 78- Abhinav Gupta (KTJAIA), 70.98 131- Abhilash Mishra (KTJAA1), 64.7525- Avilash Mukherjee Mumbai Dadar, 80.22 79- Ritika Sharma (KTJAIA), 70.89 132- Sakshi Yadav (JPJAA2) Jaipur Central, 64.4427- Saksham Gupta (KTJAIA), 79.99 80- Tanuj Sharma (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 70.67 133- Bhavna Nagpal (DLSJAW1) Delhi South, 64.2228- Neel Kasat (KTJAIA), 79.92 80- W Vikas Rao (BPJAA2) Bhopal, 70.67 134- Himanshu Patange (KTJAA1), 64.0629- Aditya Ganesh Mumbai Nerul, 79.78 82- Varun Thumbe Mumbai Panvel, 70.22 135- Rushabh Yapuram Mumbai Dadar, 6429- Subhanshu Srivastava Mumbai Govandi, 79.78 83- Hardik Goyal (KTJAA1), 69.88 135- Prashant Godara (JPJAC1) Jaipur Central, 6431- Pratik S Mumbai Govandi, 79.33 84- Laksh Gupta (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 69.33 137- Dhruv Chaturvedi (KTJAA1), 63.9732- Deepanker Mishra (KTJAIA), 78.95 84- Mudit Dangi (UDAJAA1) Udaipur, 69.33 137- Ananya Manna (KTJAA1), 63.9733- Ishu Choudhary (KTJAIA), 78.93 84- Shivam Soni (KTJAA1), 69.33 139- Arpit Agrawal (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 63.7834- Yash Mittal (KTJAIA), 78.47 84- Arpit Kar Lucknow Hazaratganj, 69.33 139- Sachin Garg (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 63.7835- Anadi Gupta (KTJAIA), 78.2 88- Aditya Agrawal (KTJAA1), 69.25 139- Vipul Kumar (PTJAA1) Patna, 63.7836- Sonali Kumari (KTJAIA), 78.13 89- Jain Rohit Hemant (KTJAA1), 69.12 142- Mayuresh Kumar (KTJAA1), 63.6637- Rishab Gupta Mumbai Nerul, 78 90- Ram Krishna (KTJAIA), 68.99 143- Sachin Garg (KTJAA1), 63.5438- Shreyans Mittal (KTJAIA), 77.81 91- Manish Kumar Sharma JNV Bundi, 68.96 144- Shreyas Kumar (KTJAA1), 63.3739- Rishabh Ravi Gupta Mumbai Govandi, 77.78 92- Harsh Vardhan Sah Delhi East, 68.89 145- Arshita Yadav (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 63.3340- Divuansh Mehta (UDAJAIA1) Udaipur, 77.11 93- Shubham Goyal JNV Bundi, 68.75 145- Akshay Kumar (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 63.3341- Shubham Barai Nagpur, 76.44 94- Ankita Singh (PTJAA1) Patna, 68.67 147- Saurabh Pandey (KTJAA1), 63.2242- Ayush Shringi (KTJAIA), 76.32 95- Anshul Jain (KTJAAH1), 68.59 148- Raunak Shrivastava (BPJAA1) Bhopal, 63.1143- Abhilash Singh Mumbai Thane, 76 96- Surya Rajaraman Iyer Mumbai Govandi, 68.44 148- Siddhant Sharan Delhi East, 63.1144- Archit Chaudhary (KTJAIA), 75.76 97- Jitendra Khokhar (KTJAAH1), 68.38 150- Moksh Duseja (KTJAA1), 62.9745- Vasu Parikh (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 75.56 98- Prakarsh Chauhan (KTJAA1), 68.33 151- Yashwant Shekhawat (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central,45- Sachin S Upadhyay Mumbai Nerul, 75.56 99- Arpit Gupta (KTJAA1), 67.79 62.8947- Akshay Nagpure Nagpur, 75.33 100- Shubham Bothra (KTJAA1), 67.71 151- Prachi Batra Delhi NorthWest, 62.8948- Abhishek Prasad Mumbai Govandi, 75.11 101- Aman Krishna Mumbai Govandi, 67.56 153- Ritesh Kumar (KTJAA1), 62.8249- Arpit Goyal (KTJAIA), 74.91 102- Shubham Malani (KTJAA1), 67.49 154- Sagar Singhal (JPJAA2) Jaipur Central, 62.6750- Kaushal Jha (KTJAA1), 74.72 103- Vikash Kumar (KTJAA1), 67.06 154- Raghav Sarda (JPJAA2) Jaipur Central, 62.6751- Renu Chavan (KTJAIA), 74.68 104- Anurag Gautam (KTJAIA), 67.05 154- Hansika Gupta Mumbai Govandi, 62.6752- Tanmay Mothe Mumbai Govandi, 74.67 105- Aishwary Agrawal (KTJAIA), 66.98 157- Devika Mandge Mumbai Dadar, 62.4453- Nishant Gupta (KTJAIA), 74.61 106- Sarwar Hussain (UDAJAIA1) Udaipur, 66.89 157- Yogita Kuchankar Nagpur, 62.4454- Naman Sogani (KTJAIA), 74.25 106- Prerna Bugalia (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 66.89 157- Purnima Ranjith Mumbai Govandi, 62.4455- Vedant Pareek (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 74 108- Ali Hyder (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 66.67 157- Karan Mittal Delhi NorthWest, 62.4455- Umang Mehta Mumbai Andheri, 74 109- Upadhi Vijay (KTJAIA), 66.63 161- Amit Kumar Sahu (KTJAA1), 62.457- Devgeet Ahmedabad, 73.78 110- Apurv Hajare Nagpur, 66.44 162- Kriti Agrawal (KTJAA1), 62.358- Ankit Saran (KTJAIA), 73.4 111- Ronit Malhotra (JPJAA1) Jaipur Central, 66.22 163- Ved P. Kulkarni Mumbai Borivali, 62.22 ANUNAAD - XXIV (JULY-SEPTEMBER 2011) 18

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