Interview with Shri K. Siddhartha | Dailyhunt

Shri. K.Sidhartha in an interview on transforming India, Women Empowerment, Aspirants’ personality development and many more issues of our country including India’s stand on global climate change & global human rights.

1. What drove your mission to transform India into a Vishva Guru, and how do you envision achieving this ambitious goal?

The mission to transform India into a Vishva Guru stems from a deep-rooted belief in our country’s potential to lead on the global stage. Additionally, my own potential as a polymath to correlate myriad facts, information, and analyses enables me to envision something that normal people can’t see. Above all, our Prime Minister’s vision, insight, management, and concern for the country drive this mission.

I envision achieving this through a multi-faceted approach encompassing: .

Understanding that we need education more than degrees.
Reforming historical chronology and syncing it with deliberately manipulated dates of international history.
Diffusing our true past history, the wisdom enshrined in it, and rediscovering our local wisdom, local knowledge, and local skills that have the potential to solve any problem in the world.
Disseminating our knowledge and assets to help the world understand that a nature-centric approach and Sanatan economics can solve any problem that the world can imagine.
Realizing our potential in space to foster the space economy.
Developing our own technology and classifying it into categories like jugaad, nature basedtechnologies, spiritual inputs into technology, and showcasing it to the whole world.
By investing in quality education, nurturing talent, and promoting Indian values of inclusivity and pluralism, we can position India as a beacon of knowledge and progress for the world.
Aggregating the world and bringing them together through knowledge mapping and the establishment of Earth Science City-like projects that will position India in a niche space of its own in leadership of innovation, technology, diplomacy, grandeur, and finally its integration through VasudhaivaKutumbakam.

2. Can you share a pivotal moment or initiative that epitomizes your efforts in shaping national and international policies?

One pivotal initiative that epitomizes our efforts in shaping national and international policies are many, including various summits, meetings, conferences such as Earth Summit, Bucharest Summit, Stockholm Summit, but the most important has been the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Summit. By spearheading discussions and collaborations among various stakeholders, we have made significant strides in aligning policies with the SDGs, addressing issues like poverty, climate change, and gender equality on a global scale. This initiative highlights our commitment to collective action and sustainable development.

Additionally, my interactions with international diplomats, academicians, and policymakers in international forums and institutions have helped me develop a multitude of approaches and skills.

3. Your work on women’s empowerment is commendable. Could you elaborate on the impact of your Career Security Program for girl students and your ongoing initiatives in this area?

Our Career Security Program for girl students has had a transformative impact on women’s empowerment. By providing access to education, mentorship, and skill development, we’re breaking down barriers and empowering young women to pursue their dreams without fear of financial insecurity. Our ongoing initiatives in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand focus on expanding access to education, promoting gender equality in the workforce, and fostering an environment where every woman can thrive and contribute to society.

Catchphrases of the program: (a) Work-ready, Career-ready, Future-ready. (b) The most beautiful jewelry a girl wears is her identity. (c) Aadhi Abaadi Puri Azaadi.

4. As a prolific author and media personality, what inspired you to cover such diverse topics, and how do you approach communicating complex ideas to broad audiences?

My lack of robust formal schooling for about 10 years, with only 2-3 years of classroom experience, led me to learn from diverse sources and through my own curiosity management. My inspiration to cover diverse topics stems from a curiosity about the world and a desire to engage with audiences on issues that I enjoy simplifying for them ranging from Black Holes, Space Technology to the need of inserting this notion of presenting correct History India. I approach communicating complex ideas by breaking them down into digestible chunks and using relatable examples and storytelling to make them accessible to broad audiences. By connecting with people on a personal level and addressing curiosity, critical thinking, and meaningful dialogue.

5. Your international speaking engagements span a wide range of topics. Could you highlight a particular topic or platform where you feel your message has had significant resonance?

One particular platform where my message has had significant resonance is the United Nations General Assembly. Addressing world leaders and policymakers on issues like Biodiversity degradation, fatalities of Consumerist economy, Climate change, global health, and human rights allows me to amplify India’s voice on the international stage and advocate for meaningful action. By fostering collaboration and shared responsibility, we can address global challenges and build a more sustainable and equitable world for future generations.

Crans Montana in Paris has been another influential forum, along with the G20. Additionally, various universities such as those in Chandigarh, Patna, and Mumbai have provided rich experiences.

6. With your extensive experience mentoring students and advising educational institutions, what key insights have you gained about shaping the future leaders of India?

I have mentored about 1,600 students into civil service, some into films, politics, policymaking, and academia. The diversity of my delivery technique has been a key strength. In Dubai, my classes included students from almost every country, requiring a different body language and approach. For civil services, my teaching was very focused, lengthy, and correlative. For budding politicians, the content was very contemporary. When mentoring students for TRANSBRAHMA WE (Working for Empowerment) and BRAND HIMACHAL, the focus shifted to applied knowledge and being very adaptable to student’s psyche.

Through mentoring students and advising educational institutions, I learned the real meaning of being a Guru. I believe in the power of education (not just degrees or literacy) to transform lives and unlock human potential. I do believe that teaching is all about being creative, about being innovative. Teachers can’t be mundane, and if they are they are not teachers. Mentors can’t be stereotypes and without lateral and reverse thinking. That’s simply not possible.

By fostering a culture of innovation, creativity, and ethical leadership, we can empower young people to drive positive change in their communities and beyond. Investing in their holistic development and providing mentorship and guidance are crucial steps in shaping a brighter future for India.

It pains me to see youth developing a herd mentality and getting addicted to screens, perceptions, particularly unsolicited perceptions, rumours, opinions, drugs and fun. I hope if I can bring about some reform in these areas.


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