Speaking about the progress that is being made in India and the growth opportunity .
Shantanu MishraMr. Mishra is a social entrepreneur and a yogi, whose life’s work has been about democratizing the benefits of innovation and impacting social, cultural and environmental issues. He is committed to uplifting the socio-economic statuses of millions of people around the world by generating self-employment opportunities through scalable, sustainable and environmentally friendly project.
Mr. Mishra founded the IndianHempAssociation and has led the charge to protect IndianHemp plant and restore its rightful status of a “Sacred Plant” bestowed on it in the Hindu literature & Ayurveda.
He is a pioneer working relentlessly to uplift the poorest section of our society by setting up Cannabis Science Institute focused on providing professional education necessary for the development of micro businesses and entrepreneurs across the primary (agriculture), secondary (industrial) and tertiary (services) sectors of the booming IndianHemp industry.
IndianHempAssociation (IHA): Jan 2010 – Present; Founder & CEO
IHA is a non-profit trade association representing IndianHemp companies, researchers and supporters.
Supporting the Hemp and Cannabis legalization movement in India and around the world
Keynote speaker and panelist at leading global Hemp & Cannabis conventions
Setting up education and professional training facilities at the grass root levels in rural India
Incubating entrepreneurial opportunities for IndianHemp micro businesses.
Blow Ur Mind Productions: Jan 2007 – Present; Founder & CEO
Blow Ur Mind is a mobile application platform and an integrated short code 59994.
Signature projects include:
M2PMO – A mobile based application that allows people to get in touch with the Prime Minister of India’s office and have their voices heard.
Mobile Blood Bank – A mobile platform that connects people in emergency looking to receive blood with people who can donate and help save a life.
Earth Hour – Supported the WWF awareness initiatives to switch-off electricity for an hour to save the planet.
Bihar School of Yoga, 2009; Student – Teachers Training Program
Sivananda School of Yoga, 2010, Student – Teachers Training Program
Peace Once Day: Jan 1998 – Dec 2012; Volunteer
A project commissioned by United Nation for creation of One Day of peace on earth as a representative and production in charge for India– Sri Lanka. Now celebrated as 21st September across the globe.