DAY 1: January 23rd
Prayanees had a great opportunity to go to Ankapur Village, richest village of Nizamabad district; prayanees interacted with villagers and learned the technology used for farming. They also experienced how Ankapur village has become a model village.Later the participants went to Narsingpally and met a great person named Mr.V.Narsimha Reddy. He established “Ma Palle Charitable Trust” in 2007 and started water schemes and Oxygen Donation. He is a man behind ‘Save Democracy’ and other development projects of Narsingapally. The students were staying there in the village and having lot of fun and fun filled activities and were waiting for the next day’s visit.
DAY 2: January 24th
The participants began their journey with more enthusiasm, had a lovely walk with the nature and visited the entire village. There, they got a chance to meet great personalities from the film Industry like Mr. Dil Raju and CEO Founder of SRDS Mr.Sikindar in the village Narsingapally. Mr. DilRaju is one of the most successful Telugu film producers. He has produced successful films such as Dil, Arya, Bhadra, Bommarillu, Parugu, Kotha Bangaru Lokam, MaroCharitra, Brindavanam, Mr. Perfect, and Oh My Friend. His latest releases are Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu, Ramayya Vasthavayya, and Yevadu.He interacted with the Prayanees for more than 3 hours and shared his life story, challenges faced during his film industry journey.
DAY 3 and DAY 4: January 25th & 26th
The great Cardiologist was one of the Role Model's of LEAD Prayana 2015. Dr. N. Krishna Reddy has graduated from Osmania Medical College in 1984 with honors. He completed his MD in Internal Medicine from the prestigious Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh in 1987. He did his fellowship in Cardiology leading to DM from GB Pant Hospital, Delhi University, New Delhi. He co-founded the Care Hospitals in 1997, which has grown rapidly from 100-bed strength, single hospital, and single specialty entity to more than 1500-bed strength, 12-hospitals, 6-states, and multi-specialty within a short span of 10 years. Through these experiences students learnt how to serve the society and what other people are doing to save the citizens. After the hospital visit, they were taken to a Residential school called Sri SaraswathiShishuMandir.
Mr.Srinivas Kollipara (Chief Operating Officer of the IIIT-H Foundation) gave them great insights about how this great Institute, runs the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. CIE is one of the largest incubation centers in the country with 29,000 sq. ft. of space and around 60 startups on site. He is an active startup consultant and mentor, and advises startups on building viable, fundable and profitable companies by refining business models and strategies in order to build sustainable competitive advantages.
DAY 5: January 27th
After visiting GVK EMRI Participants relocated to HMRI 104 and interacted with Dr.Bajaj Utla, (CEO of HMRI) who holds a Doctorate in Management. He has 26 years of experience in setting up organizational strategy and development, and corporate social responsibility. He is on the board of EPTRI and Drivers ' Guild Foundation, the Chairperson of the CII Healthcare Panel in Andhra Pradesh, a member of FICCI Healthcare Panel, and on the advisory boards of several other organizations.Prior to joining Piramal | Swasthaya (Formerly known as HMRI) and Piramal Healthcare Ltd, Dr. Utla was CEO of Satyam Foundation, initiated by Satyam Computer Services ( now Mahindra Satyam). Under Dr. Utla's leadership, Satyam received the Corporate Citizen Award from FICCI in 2006 and the TERI Award in 2007. The students had a great time interacting with Dr. Utla and asked him several questions on Leadership and Social Responsibilities which helped them a lot.
DAY 6: January 28th
They visited the great Hitachi Consulting,India and had interactive sessions with one of the role model’s of Prayana,Mr.Feroze Mohammed, Managing Director of the same company.They understood what the company does while innovating, new findings of technology and about the leadership role by the MD and also met the management team.
Well this was the last day in the state of Andra Pradesh were they were deeply saddened to go to another state but at the same time they were very excited to go to the next destination i.e. Bengaluru the great city.
After this, the participants met another 120 excited bunch of students in Bengaluru and continued with their thrilling experiences with them.To know more of their joy and exposure of other fields kindly go through the below mentioned Karnataka trip!