June 25, 2024
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#22: Youth, Governance, India

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“But once that leader is in power, once the leader comes to defining policy priorities. What they need is you, is the globalized educated youth to provide your perspective. You are now essential and all the leaders, right, in their sane mind, are looking for youth’s participation and for you to lead from front. The problem areas the solutions that they want to see in the country, right? So there is absolutely great political, you know, will to involve the youth, it is time that the youth steps up!”

Meet Lakshit, a management and policy consultant. Lakshit Mittal is currently the track chair of the “Health Wellbeing and Sports” track at Y20, the youth engagement wing of the G20 forum. As India is the president of the G20 in 2023, Lakshit and others are convening and leading conversations around different tracks of the Y20 mission. He has earlier worked with Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission implemented by the National Health Authority (NHA). He has helped political parties campaign pre-covid and prior to that he has worked as a consultant in the healthcare sector with consultancies such as ZS Associates and McKinsey. He is an alumnus of Punjab Engineering College (PEC), Chandigarh.

I have worked with Lakshit since 2020 when we connected to discuss our common ideas about youth and governance.

He appeared in Episode 22 of Season 2 talking about Youth, Governance, India

Know More about him — https://www.linkedin.com/in/lakshit-mittal-19155167/


Y20 — https://y20india.in

Listen to an excerpt from the conversation here:

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Authors

  • Lakshit Mittal

    Meet Lakshit, a management and policy consultant. Lakshit Mittal is currently the track chair of the “Health Wellbeing and Sports” track at Y20, the youth engagement wing of the G20 forum. As India is the president of the G20 in 2023, Lakshit and others are convening and leading conversations around different tracks of the Y20 mission. He has earlier worked with Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission implemented by the National Health Authority (NHA). He has helped political parties campaign pre-covid and prior to that he has worked as a consultant in the healthcare sector with consultancies such as ZS Associates and McKinsey. He is an alumnus of Punjab Engineering College (PEC), Chandigarh.

  • Saurabh Nanda

    Saurabh Nanda is an Educator, a Career Consultant, and an International Youth Mentor. He is an ardent supporter of the Sustainable Developmemnt Goals (SDGs). He is associated with hundreds of schools and institutions across India, the Middle-East, Japan, Denmark and other countries. He is the official mentor for colleges in Delhi University, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jalandhar, Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Jalandhar. He is the official youth and start-up mentor for global organisations such as Youth and United Nations Global Alliance (YUNGA), Japan, Purpose in Motion (PIM), Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and many others. He gets his mentees to do research projects on all SDGs. He is the recipient of the national level Josh Education Awards for “Best Initiative for Mental Health Awareness” by the Dainik Jagran group.

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Episode 22