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Glocal Teen Hero Moving Forward to India


Kathmandu, January 15, 2019: Glocal Pvt. Ltd. launched Wai Wai Glocal Teen Hero India on January 14, 2019 at Soaltee Crowne Plaza. Glocal Teen Hero is an initiation to bring out the teenagers who are doing something from the shadows and create a ripple effect of motivation and impart a message that a lot can be done by anyone and also to appreciate and recognize the teenagers. The event was organized by Glocal Pvt. Ltd. in collaboration with Embassy of India. As Glocal Teen Hero is going to India and Embassy of India has welcomed this initiation to India from Nepal.

The purpose of the Launch Event of Wai Wai GTH India was to introduce about the project with a wider perspective to the audience and to raise awareness and understanding about the need of such project and the difference it makes to the lives of the teenagers by showcasing the stories of past teenagers. The event shared the news of a positive collaboration for the betterment of teenagers & youths, cross border and aware the people about the proud moment for the nation that something has been initiated from Nepal to flow towards India.

The conference incorporated an introduction session of featuring the project by Cajol Jha (PR Manager of Glocal Pvt. Ltd.; Project Lead, Glocal Teen Hero) followed by the speech of Biswadeep Gupta (the Managing Trustee of KRC Foundation) on his perspective towards taking the lead of making GTH India happen. He mentioned, “ Initiations like GTH develops the huge potentialities for bilateral collaboration since it helps to tie up youths from both the countries. As per the core principle of KRC Foundation- ‘Connect the Unconnected’, I am looking forward that through this platform, we will be able to connect as many aspiring youths as I can.” Likewise,Mr. Asish Thakur (Executive Director, Glocal Pvt. Ltd.) also shared his insight regarding GTH India, ” We want our youths to be the visible support of the social change and I believe GTH is connecting the dots in this process. We are planning to outreach our initiation to as many South Asian countries as we can before 2020.”

The event had the presence of, H.E. Manjeev Singh Puri, Ambassador, Embassy of India and GP Sah, Vice-President, Chaudhary Group. H.E. Manjeev Singh Puri stated, “ Streets are inherently two way. So, we must be able to associate the opportunities and capabilities from both the countries. GTH is another milestone to create a productive relationship between India and Nepal.” Similarly, GP Sah said, “ We are really positive that the youths and teens of India will be benefited with this platform. The recognition that they will get will definitely assist them to grow in near future.” Apart of these, there was also a presence of Jury for GTH Nepal, Partners, representative of KRC Foundation (The local body for organizing GTH India), Representative of Glocal and the presence of Embassy of India.

One of its own kind, “Glocal Teen Hero Nepal” is an initiation to recognize the teenagers who have initiated, achieved outstanding activities to create a ripple effect in the society. GTH motivates and encourages the teenagers to step out of their comfort zone, be creative and develop entrepreneurial thinking by providing them a national recognition and empowerment.

The applications for Wai Wai Glocal Teen Hero India will be opened from January 15, 2019 and closes on April 2nd. The main event is said to happen on 20th April, 2019 in Guwahati, India. With an aim to organize South Asian Glocal Teen Hero in 2020 in Kathmandu, Nepal; Glocal is moving forward to have Glocal Teen Hero in every country across the South Asian Region to organize the first ever recognizing teenager’s platform in South Asia. The initiation now starts from India.