सुंदर मन, सशक्त तन

Civilians takeaway from a soldier’s lifestyle

Listen to experienced defence officers talking about their life-changing incidents, stories of war, and battle experiences. Join us for a webinar on “Sundar Tan, Shashakt Man – Civilian’s Takeaway from a soldier’s lifestyle” and Q&A with Mr. Aadi Gurudas, Life Coach as moderator with Retd. Wg Cdr VK Kala, Retd. Capt Homi Motivala, Retd. Gp Capt Ashwani Bhakoo, and Retd. Maj Gen CP SINGH as key speakers to understand more about the lifestyle of defence personnels.

Pehla Sukh stands for 5P Driven holistic health i.e. Personal – Professional – People (Social) – Passion – Purpose. This Webinar is recommended for all, especially so for people in the working-age group and their families, who are more likely to be impacted or who are impacted from imbalance due to the current pandemic situation.

Event Speakers

MAJ GEN C P SINGH, RETD

He is a scholar soldier who has been accredited with MA, MSC, PGADST, LLB, MBA, M Phil (Def Mgt) and M Phil (Strategic Affairs). The General officer has served with distinction for 36 years in Indian Army. He has seen active service in IPKF (Sri Lanka) and also in anti-terrorist operations (J&K). He is also a cancer conqueror having won three battles against cancer which he attributes to doctors, his better half and , wellness practices of Armed Forces. Never to retire from service, he is presently Founder - Director of Resolute Logistics Pvt. Ltd. Widely traveled, he is also an social activist, career consultant, motivational speaker and writer of repute, In recognition of his exemplary lifestyle , his NEVER SAY DIE attitude and immense contribution to wellness, he has been selected to be a Brand Ambassador for Pehla Sukh - Wellness Initiative. We bring this opportunity to listen to his experiences and wellness practices, that we can imbibe.

WG CDR VK KALA, RETD

He is an alumni of Sainik School Chittorgarh, MNIT Jaipur, IIT Kharagpur and Defence Service Staff College Wellington. He has worked in Indian Air Force for 21 years as an engineer, wherein he got an opportunity to work on Jet Aircraft, Surface to Air Missile, Radar, besides Communication and Navigation aids. He played a key role in commissioning of India’s first indigenous radar developed by HAL and installed at Air Force Academy Dindigul. He was awarded with Vice Chief of Air Staff’s Commendation for his services in Air HQ. Subsequent to IAF he joined hands with his friends in US to start India Development Center by name IDeaS. Revenue management system developed by IDeaS is in use across the globe in more than 10,000 hotels today, including major global chains. This company is now part of SAS. He was a member of American Business Club set up by US Consulate Mumbai, to promote Indo American business. He believes in giving back to community and has given his services to social organisations like Digambar Jain Mahasmiti which is focused on Jain Community and Jain Shiksha Samraddhi which is focused in educating poorer sections of society in back ward areas of MP.

GP CAPT ASHWANI BHAKOO, RETD
VSM


He is an alumni of the National Defense Academy, Royal Air Force College (UK), College of Defense Management, Osmania, Chennai Universities & University of Berkley. He is an ex Fighter Pilot of the Indian Air Force. He has Commanded & led a Premier Fighter Unit during the Kargil War- ensuring 100% Mission Success. As a Commanding Officer he led the first aircraft formation that was assigned the mission to assess enemy deployments in Kargil. His unit was awarded with seven gallantry awards. He has been awarded with a Vishisht Seva Medal by President Of India for distinguished service to the country. He was the Founder member & HOD for Center for Leadership & Behavioral Sciences (CLABS) for the Indian AirForce. This multifaceted personality is also trained in assessment of human resource enabling quality selection, skill enhancement & improved productivity. He is a practicing Psychotherapist, Aviation Consultant, Director & CEO Viiking Aviation & is a Trustee of Connecting NGO a suicide prevention organization. We bring this opportunity for you to listen in first about the first IAF mission on Kargil, & also as to how did lifestyle elements helped him negotiate the dangerous mission.

CAPT HOMI MOTIVALA, RETD
Shaurya Chakra


He is an alumni of Bombay Scottish High School Mumbai & National Defence Academy, Pune who has served with distinction in Indian Navy for 28 years. He has been awarded with Shaurya Chakra in 1983 for showing exemplary courage in utter disregard to personal safety & leadership in managing a fire caused due explosion of a missile on board an India Naval Ship. He is a yachtsman of distinction who has represented India in various International Regattas in addition to winning numerous National titles. He was World Champion in the Int. Enterprise Class of boat in 1993, & has won a Silver Medal at the Asian Sailing Championship in 1989 & two Bronze medals at the Asian Games in 1990 & 1994 respectively. His accomplishments in sports have been recognised with various awards, including Arjuna Award 1993, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, 1994 & Dronacharya Award, 2002. He is also founder & MD of Yacht Charters India, India’s first leisure charter company. We bring this opportunity for you to listen in to the happenings that won him Shaurya Chakra, and relate them to lifestyle elements that motivated him to negotiate the dangerous environment, on board ship.

Moderator

Aadi GuruDas

Life Coach, NLP Trainer

Aadi Gurudas is renowned Public speaker, Corporate Trainer and Leadership Consultant of North India. He is Director of Groom institute, Jaipur. He is also President & Co-founder of UDAAN- A Youth Organization which is working for providing education for underprivileged students. He has experience of 8 years in skills development.

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