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Tshering Tobgay
Environmentalist, FEB 2020
Tshering Tobgay
Shneel Malik
Design & Tech, FEB 2020
Shneel Malik
Dr. Shashi Tharoor
FEB 2020, Inspire
Dr. Shashi Tharoor
Jigyasa Labroo
FEB 2020, Performance
Jigyasa Labroo
Jay Walder
FEB 2020, Technology
Jay Walder
Danish Siddiqui
FEB 2020, Photography
Danish Siddiqui
Nirupa Rao
FEB 2020
Nirupa Rao
Anjan Chatterjee
FEB 2020, Think / Re-Think
Anjan Chatterjee
Yuval Mor
FEB 2020, Health
Yuval Mor
Richard Bona & Kailash Kher
FEB 2020, Music
Richard Bona & Kailash Kher
Oded Shoseyov
Bio-Tech, FEB 2020
Oded Shoseyov
Tom Thum
FEB 2020, Music
Tom Thum
Lily Peng
FEB 2020, Health
Lily Peng
Dr. Shruti Kapoor
FEB 2020, Think / Re-Think
Dr. Shruti Kapoor
Karen Hao
FEB 2020, Journalism
Karen Hao
Vrishab Krishna
FEB 2020, Prodigy
Vrishab Krishna
Rishab Jain
FEB 2020, Prodigy
Rishab Jain
Hajer Sharief
Activism, FEB 2020
Hajer Sharief
Gangadhar Patil
FEB 2020, Journalism
Gangadhar Patil
Bruce Friedrich
FEB 2020, Food
Bruce Friedrich
Eli Beer
FEB 2020, Think / Re-Think
Eli Beer
Lili Haydn & Opium Moon
FEB 2020, Music
Lili Haydn & Opium Moon
Rives
Explore, FEB 2018, FEB 2020
Rives
Mystery Speaker
FEB 2020
Mystery Speaker

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Akash Manoj

Akash Manoj, a 16-year-old changemaker-researcher who's exclusively working on low-cost health-care diagnostics, is an Ashoka Youth Venturer and President's gold medalist! His research on detection of asymptomatic heart attacks is internationally recognized and validated.

Akash Manoj has been reading medical literature for fun since he was in the 8th standard. It was his grandfather’s death that prompted him to take up this project. His grandfather due to other ailments had a silent heart attack, collapsed and died. This motivated Akash to take the initiative to move ahead and make a difference.
Heart attacks usually show symptoms like chest pain and shortness of breath but in the case of silent heart attacks, they can often be mistaken for a normal flu or uneasiness. Akash decided to go through various resources to make a device which would help detect such a threat and help the masses at an early stage to act on it.

Akash believes that this device can be used for the greater good by saving many lives, especially of those living in the rural areas who do not have easy access to a hospital.

The medical product is likely to surface in 2018 at a cost of Rs 900. Manoj wants the government to promote his invention and not the private industry, who he feels will kill it since it is cost-effective.