Rustomjee Proudly Supports the 8th Edition of TEDxGateway

MUMBAI, January 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

- Rustomjee is one of the corporate houses supporting TEDxGateway 2018 

- has 80 million monthly unique views 

- TED Talks is watched globally and 19% of its traffic is from India

Rustomjee is proud to continue its long-standing association with TEDxGateway. In its 8th edition, TEDxGateway is taking forward the theme of 'Ideas Worth Spreading' which is being presented at the Dome @ NSCI on Sunday, 4th February. Given the popularity of TEDxGateway in the past, this year, there is expected to be an even bigger turnout of almost 5,000 attendees and the main event will also be webcasted across 50 campuses in India, targeting over 150,000+ viewers.

25 motivational speakers from different walks of life will share their inspiring experiences on varied topics ranging from science, inventions to creative art forms. These include a microbial explorer, discoverer of fungal species who is currently researching on understanding how 'wild' microorganisms can produce improved food and beverages, a 14-year old who invented a bandage with the ability of assessing the need to change it, preventing the chances of further damage saving countless lives, the inventor and builder of a personal flight system and jet suit, creator of YOLO (You Only Look Once) system, the developer of a breakthrough technology to signal the presence of cancer, a child and adolescent psychologist and family therapist, a TB survivor and public health professional, a cybersecurity expert with domain knowledge of smart devices, the developer of wearable sensor to detect a sexual assault, the inventor of communication devices for children with disabilities, and Guinness World Record holders aka the Everest Twins, amongst various others.

Representing the Government, Shri Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, honoured with Padma Shri and an Olympic Silver Medal in double trap shooting, and currently Minister of State, Youth and Sport, will also be part of this year's line-up of speakers. Ricky Kej, the youngest Indian Grammy Award music composer known for his Indo-American styled environmentally conscious music will perform at the event.

Speaking on its association with TEDxGateway, Percy S. Chowdhry, Director, Rustomjee Group, said, "We are delighted to continue our long-standing association with the 8th Edition of TEDxGateway. Over the last five years, the TEDxGateway has emerged as one of the Asia's largest event platforms attracting inspirational speakers who are game changers in their respective domains having taken the road less travelled."

He further added, "At Rustomjee, we believe passionately that inspiring ideas have the power to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world. As one of Mumbai's largest and most trusted developer, Rustomjee takes pride in making thoughtful spaces available to people and families. Spaces inside and outside homes that help them find who they truly are, help them rediscover lost passions, old friends, spend quality time with their loved ones and much more. We are looking forward to the talks that will emerge from TEXxGateway 2018 - 'Ideas Worth Spreading'."

About Rustomjee: 

Rustomjee has carved a niche for itself in the ever-growing real estate sector, with a portfolio that includes 14.32 million square feet of completed projects; 12 million square feet of ongoing development and another 28 million square feet of planned development in the pipeline, spanning across the best locations of Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). Their portfolio currently includes two very large townships, residential spaces, office complexes, retail developments, spaces for healthcare and education spread across BKC Annex, Khar, Off Juhu Circle, Kandivali, Borivali, Virar and Thane.

Rustomjee lays emphasis on adding value to the lives of their homeowners through their core business, their CSR initiatives and philanthropy. They have strived to ensure that every blueprint includes child-friendly spaces for parks, playgrounds, and learning rooms and thereby encouraging families to spend quality time.

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Media Contact:
Udhayan Sasidharan Nair
Manager - Corporate Communications & Public Relations
Rustoomjee Group

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