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Shubham Agrawal

"Shubham considers himself as an ordinary person who wants to achieve something extra-ordinary in life. He likes doing many things. He believes in Soul- Entrepreneurship and likes doing something which has social impact. He believes in living life to its fullest and hence enjoys meeting people, playing guitar, dancing, reading and practically everything. He started Roorkites Educational Publishers Pvt. Ltd. which aims at providing subsidized notebooks to students and ghissu.com which is a novels’ review/social sharing website."

"Engineer by chance, learning pioneer by choice"

"Shubham considers himself as an ordinary person who wants to achieve something extra-ordinary in life. He likes doing many things. He believes in Soul- Entrepreneurship and likes doing something which has social impact. He believes in living life to its fullest and hence enjoys meeting people, playing guitar, dancing, reading and practically everything. He started Roorkites Educational Publishers Pvt. Ltd. which aims at providing subsidized notebooks to students and ghissu.com which is a novels’ review/social sharing website."
Home Region
Satna
Education
B. Tech Metallurgical
IIT, Roorkee
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What is the scope of the contributions you are making towards yourself and others? How many lives do you impact every day?
"Me along with my friend started “Adister” to provide free notebooks to underprivileged kids. I am very inspired from “Seva Cafe” concept and I am more than sure that I will soon start something similar to it. I think, we could impact thousands of lives every day but unfortunately we are way behind our targets."
What are your differentiators? Can you explain your goals and dreams?
"I think ability to perform under pressure and unbiased and logical approach to everything in life are my differentiators.
Goals and Dreams-
  1. Start a company which impacts atleast a million lives.
  2. Do something great for India which has a wide and long term effect."
How do you plan to execute your learning plan and achieve your goals?
"I am constantly working on my shortcomings which TechBuddy helped me realize. I plan to skip the placements and give full time to my company once I complete my graduation. I am currently working on building an awesome team and testing various plans."
Why did you choose to take your learning to the next level?
"I think the more you learn the better it is. It was obvious on my part to take my learning to next level as I want to maximize my efficiency. You will be left behind if you don’t accelerate."
What has been the biggest challenge for you so far, and how did you overcome it?
"The biggest challenge of my life was when I had to go through an eye operation. For this reason, everyone around me tried to convince me not to join college but i trusted my gizzard and joined almost against their will."
What is the biggest mistake you made as a learner?
"The biggest mistake I made as a learner was when I took something for granted. I didn’t push myself and thought I could learn that some other day. I should have realized the importance of people around me and tried to learn from them."
What has been the biggest achievement in your growth?
"When I realized the importance of my time and understood “Finish what you start.” I think my efficiency has increased atleast by 20-30%."
Have you, been recognized in any way for your great work?
"I have been recognized for my efforts in the form of Newspaper article in Amar-Ujala about my startup and recognition by famous alumnus of IIT Roorkee."
At any point, did you feel like giving up and again following the rat race?
"No."
What drives you to stay buckled on the rollercoaster ride of learning?
"My aspirations. I know diligence matters more than intelligence in the long run and this is what drives me to do hard work. I just can’t afford to stop or decelerate my learning."
What is your vision for yourself in 2012?
"By the end of 2012 I wish to build a strong team and see my company doing well."
The most prestigious awards you have received? And the awards which meant the most to you
"We were the finalist (top 6) of Tie’s All Asia Business Plan Competition.
Honorable Mention from IIT Roorkee Heritage Fund.
Winners of Arth 2011, national level Bplan Competition of IIT Roorkee."
Do you have any tips to share with budding learners?
"Diligence matters more than Excellence in the long run.
Turn your face towards the Sun and the shadows will fall behind you.
  1. If you don't GO after what you want, you'll never have it.
  2. If you don’t ASK, the answer will always be NO.
  3. if u don't step forward, you'll always be in the same place."
Do you wish to say anything about TechBuddy?
"Great concept and great execution. TechBuddy focuses on one of the most important aspect of human life - Learning. If one follows what TechBuddy tells him/her then it is for sure that their learning will be accelerated. I wish more and more people the real life significance of the concepts taught at TechBuddy and help themselves by adding some meaning to their life."