Over 50 Indians in Forbes’ under 30 list of super achievers

Over 50 Indians, including gymnast Dipa Karmakar, Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik and actress Alia Bhatt, are among Forbes’ list of super achievers from Asia under the age of 30 who are “pushing boundaries of innovation“.

The second Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ Asia list 2017 features 300 impressive young entrepreneurs 30 in 10 categories, including entertainment, finance and venture capital, retail, social entrepreneurs and enterprise technology, under the age of 30 years.

India has 53 achievers on the list, second only to China which has 76 honorees. Leading the pack from India are Karmakar, who became the first Indian female gymnast to ever compete in the Olympics during the last games held in Rio de Janeiro and the first Indian gymnast to compete in 52 years.

The other names were Srikanth Bolla, founder of Bollant Industries and Sharath Gayakwad, India’s first Paralympic swimmer, coach and Arjuna award winner who has won 96 medals. The youngest Indians on the list are brothers Sanjay, 15, and Shravan Kumaran, 17, who founded GoDimensions, a mobile app developer five years ago.

    Takeaways from above News-
    • Over 50 Indians in Forbes’ under 30 list of super achievers in Asia including gymnast Dipa Karmakar, Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik and actress Alia Bhatt
    • India has 53 achievers on the list, second only to China which has 76 honorees
    • The youngest Indians on the list are brothers Sanjay, 15, and Shravan Kumaran, 17, who founded GoDimensions, a mobile app developer five years ago
    • B. C. Forbes is the founder of Forbes

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    Source- Business Line

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