3D Game Art
"You're are your only obstacle."
Nidhin discovered his passion of gaming at a very young age. Following that passion, he
decided to study
Animation and Gaming from a university in Pune and paved his path to winning gold medal at
National and silver medal at Global Skills Australia. He now has gold medal at WorldSkills
Kazan in his
line of sight. Nidhin is not only proficient at 3D game art but is adept at playing guitar
and piano and
loves to cook and swim.
Sri Ganesha Ananda
"Worldskills has enabled me to broaden my horizons."
Ganesha Ananda has pursued Aircarft Maintenance Engineering and has worked with AVRO 748 and
aircraft. His expertise in aircraft maintenance have been honed through his sheer hard work
say never' attitude. Ganesha loves working in teams and never shys away from helping his
members in solving any hurdle. The motto by which he lives is that hard work always pays off
believes that his determination will pay off at WorldSkills Kazan.
"All great minds dare to dream."
Suraj belongs to the beautiful state of Uttrakhand. Since a very young age, Suraj showed
in mechanics and loved painting and repairing his toy cars. Over the years, his fondness of
transformed him into a seasoned Autobody Repair Technician. With his mother being his pillar
and encouragement, Suraj is all geared up to win medals for his country.
"Dream it, wish it, do it."
Following his father's footsteps, Tushar joined Tata Motors as a full-term apprentice in
Maharashtra. The hands-on-training along with his passion and dedication to learn, helped
first position in Automobile Technology at IndiaSkills National Competition. He is now
represent his country and bring home a medal.
"Hard work and persistence are the stepping stones to
Baker by profession, Faruk from Tripura, has come a long way. Getting fascinated by bakery
products at a
young age, he joined Lavonne Academy of Baking and Pastry Arts in Bangalore to bake the
products he had
always imagined. His desire is to bake more and more innovative products and enjoy the
come with it.
"It all starts with a dream."
Belonging to the state of Uttarakhand, Mahima grew up experimenting with her mother's beauty
Gradually, the interest grew into passion and she now hopes to become a world renowned
Currently, Mahima is undergoing training at LTA Institute of Beauty and believes
country at WorldSkills Kazan is a step towards achieving her dream.
Md. Ramjan Momin
"Nobody said it was going to be easy but that is how you
Hailing from a remote village in West Bengal, Ramjan started as a labourer to provide for
his family. He
earned mere daily wages of Rs 200 till he was discovered by a construction firm, ATS
trained and guided him towards perfecting his skills. His grit and dedication paved his way
to getting a
promotion within a year and securing first position at IndiaSkills National Competition
competitors from across the country.
Keshar Singh Rajput
"Difficult situations are often gateways to opportunities."
A farmer's son, Keshar Singh Rajput belongs from Udaipur, Rajasthan. Even though he belongs
to a humble
background, his potential and dreams have never been questioned by his loving and supportive
Geared up to bring medals for his country, Keshar spends hours practicing and perfecting his
Govind Kumar Sonkar
"Life will knock you down at every turn, but rise every
Govind is an autobody painting technician from Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He is currently
employed at 'My
Pvt. Ltd', an automobile dealership company of Maruti Suzuki at Kanpur. Being the son a
always felt underconfident and struggled to fit in. Getting this opportunity and platform of
Govind feels he has finally found a place where he can excel and show the world his calibre.
"I let my work do the talking."
Soumyajit Dutta is a self-made man. From high school, Soumyajit had a knack for programming
the world of competitive coding. It was only a matter of time till Soumyajit began leading
of codechef and others competitions. In college, he was introduced to backend and cloud and
journey of cloud computing began. Till date, he has represented India in various conferences
and won 6
hackathons. He has worked with leading brands like Microsoft, CtrlS, Geeksfor Geeks etc.
travelling, Soumyajit plans to start his own travel blog in near future.
"There's no one else tp push me so I push myself myself
Ganesan belongs from a humble background in Karnataka. His father, a farmer, is the sole
earner of the
family. In his spare time, Ganesan always preferred reading books about the mechanical field
to play. Pursuing his interest, he joined a diploma course in tool and die making at Nettur
Training Foundation (NTTF). Ganesan is very excited to reperesent India at WorldSkills Kazan
confident about winning a medal for his country.
'I can and I will. Say it to yourself till you believe it."
Abhinash strongly believes that when being faced with an adverse situation, keeping one's
is of utmost importance. Being the eldest sibling, there has been a constant pressure on
his family. After completing his 10th standard, he enrolled himself in Industrial Training
followed by one year course in machine learning from CTTC which marked the beginning of his
up to WorldSkills.
Concrete Construction Work
"Even nature knows the beauty of symmetry and proportions."
Hailing from the southern state of Telengana, Naresh aspires to become a civil engineer.
always found the structure of buildings to be fascinating and grew fond of drawing sketches
construction sights. He is a quick learner and is always eager to learn new methods and
processes of his
field. This WorldSkills competition, Naresh aims to win a medal and prove his metal.
Concrete Construction Work
"Every great building begins as a construction plan."
22 year old engineer, Amit Yadav hails from Uttar Pradesh. Coming from a modest background,
forgets to count his blessings. He always has a positive attitude which makes him an
learner. For him, getting the opportunity to represent India at the WorldSkills Kazan 2019
is the best
that has happened to him so far. His goal right now is to win a medal for his country and
and nation proud.
Angad Singh Rana
"Cooking is like any other art form - one that requires
Good in studies, good at sports but it was cooking that ultimately became his passion. The
sizzle of the
and creation of new culinary masterpiece is what makes Angad supremly happy. With his father
professional graphic designer, creativity ran in Angad's blood. His mother, a teacher,
and diligence. He dreams of winning a gold medal for his country and making his parents
believes that he is his only competition and to reach the zenith and emerge victorious, he
keep improving himself.
"Cyber security and national security go hand in hand,
and the other is impossible to obtain."Shubham is a brilliant computer whiz. He
pursuing his Bachelors in Computer
Application from Lovely Professional University, Punjab. Since childhood, Shubham has been
learning and experimenting with computer applications. Finding vulnerabilities and solutions
wide web has been one of his favourite hobbies. The journey of IndiaSkills has been like a
for him, he is working hard day and night to win a medal for his country.
"There is nothing as such as too much security in this
20-year-old, Swapnil hails from the city of Delhi and is reffered as a computer genius by
He enjoys tinkering with the computer systems and understanding how they work. He is also
in cyber security as he believes that this interconnected world of web has progressive
threats to one's
privacy and security that needs to be well protected. Swapnil is excited to showcase his
to the world at the international competition.
Vaibhav S. Raut
"Never give up, great things take time."
Fond of fishing, Vaibhav hails from a small village, Boisar in Maharashtra. He is known for
determined in the hours of struggle. Vaibhav has truly devoted his time and energy to
perfect his skills
electrical installations and hopes to bring pride and happiness to his parents.
"You excel without the fear of judgement."
Manoj began his journey to WorldSkills from Rohtak where he won the zonal level skill
that day, Manoj hasn't looked back. He is currently pursuing his M. Tech(ECE) in Chandigarh.
father couldn't complete his education, he ensured that his son not only got proper
at his interests. Manoj loves playing cricket and the Indian cricket legend, M.S. Dhoni is
and he hopes to be as calm and composed as him during tense situations.
"Life might not be perfect, but the outfit can be."
Medha was born and raised in Ludhiana, Punjab. She recently finished her graduation in
from National Institute of Fashion Technology, Patna. As far as Medha can remember, she has
with fabric, cutting it into pieces and trying to stitch it togther using her mother's
is quick to pick any fashion trend and loves experimenting with quirky designs. Apart from
to travel and discover interesting experiences and inspirations.
"A little flower never hurt anybody."
Jibin comes from god's own country, Kerela. Since a very young age, Jibin loved making
During festivals, he would help his mother decorate the house with flowers and over time
knowledge about the varieties of flowers. Born with a creative flair, Jibin decided he would
interest as his profession. He is prepared to enthrall the international audience with his
Graphic Design Technology
"Anyone who said teal and turquoise are the same colours
never had a
graphic designer as a friend."
Shewta has known her passion from a very young age - right from enrolling for art and
she was 8, to studying at the National Institue of Design, Ahmedabad. Shweta considers
herself lucky as
has found her true calling and passion and can follow that path. Apart from graphic design,
she is fond
reading books and always seeking creative energy from them.
"Having a good hair day? We make it happen every day."
The youngest in his family, Utkarsh hails from Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. Currently, training
Kochhar College of Creative Arts and Design, he has his eyes set on winning a medal for his
Worldskills Kazan, to turn this dream into reality. The journey to WorldSkills has not only
talent as a hairdresser but has contributed significantly to his personality. He shares,
boy with no objectives, I have grown to become national champion with the only aim of
bringing gold for
country.” Apart from being a talented hairdresser, Utkarsh enjoys playing cricket and
football and loves
Health and Social Care
"The healthiest man, is the wealthiest."
Since childhood, Thasleem has been passionate about improving the health and social care
India. Having heard several instances of poor health conditions, she was determined to
contribute to the noble cause of making affordable healthcare universally available, she
Diploma in Dialysis Technology from Apollo Medskills, Chennai. She is now participating with
the aim of
learning, and honing her skills in the process, while not forgetting her ultimate vision:
"They may forget your identity, but they should never
forget how you
them feel at your hotel."
Born and brought up in Shimla, Abhinav is a an optimistic and outgoing boy. After graduating
of Hotel Management, Aurangabad with flying colours, he began working with the Taj Group,
pinnacles each day. His zeal for perfection can be substantiated by observing the way in
which he aced
selection contests, to finally become the only one in the skill to reserve a place for
WorldSkills Kazan, while also giving India the opportunity to participate in a new skill. At
forward to solving each task given to him in a timely manner, and with utmost perfection.
Divya Umesh Godse
Information Network Cabling
"Reach the peak, but never let your feet off the ground."
Discipline and the love for her country, have always been a part of Divya's upbringing,
given that she
from an army background. Participating in WorldSkills is Divya's way of fulfilling her
commitment to the
country. Divya, being extremely passionate about Electronics & Telecommunication, is
degree from MIT Academy of Engineering, Pune. Despite being at the beginners level, she has
several experienced professionals to become the finalist for WorldSkills Kazan, making it
clear to the
country that she is the best at whatever she does.
"Is it technology, or is it magic? Who can say."
Gursheesh is one person who can not stop talking about football. Ask him anything, and he
can recite the
entire wikipedia page out for you. While keeping his love for the game alive, he is also
very keen about
coding to be precise. His life revolves around these two things. Having completed his
Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology, Gursheesh is adept at computers, and
enjoys making new
programs from scratch, while improving existing ones.
"Diamond is only a piece of coal, that handled pressure a
Son of a farmer, Sanjoy has talent that is unmatchable. Coming from a humble background,
struggled to reach where he is today. From not having a permanent house to live in, to being
winner of IndiaSkills 2016 and 2018, his journey is the perfect example of where
can take a person. He represented India at Global Skill Challenge, Australia and WorldSkills
France, where he stood 3rd and 2nd respectively. Having learnt the nitty gritties of
Sanjoy looks forward to using his acquired knowledge, to make his family, and the nation
Vikash Kumar Naga
"Skill is better than strength."
As it is said, when the mind is strong, material circumstances are no excuse. Having lived
in a small
village of Rajasthan all his life, Vikash never ceases to be dumbfounded by the amazing
pieces of home décor that he sees in the metropolitan cities. Preparing in the skill of
come a long way. Son of a carpenter, Vikash hopes to make his family proud with his skill,
passion to create an impact.
"When the current is against you, that's when you know
you're on the
A bright and humorous child since his childhood, Xenophon has always been the source of
laughter for his
family. Even in difficult times, he managed to bring a smile to his family's face. He has
impressed by machines, and started brushing up his knowledge on the same at a very tender
age. Today, he
become an expert on how machines work, and has made numerous designs from scratch. His
bear means of survival, to now representing India internationally has been nothing short of
is the perfect example of how hardwork always pays off.
"Believe in yourself, only that will keep you going."
Sumanth is a mechatronics technician working as maintenance member at Toyota Kirloskar
Motor, a leading
automobile company. His father, a security guard has always tried to give their children the
oppportunity to represent his state and now his country, was beyond imagination for
Sumnath's family. He
hopes to excel at his skill and make his family proud.
"If you can dream it, you can achieve it."
Manjunatha hails from a small village in Karantaka and has been throug many challenges. His
father is a
farmer and mother a house maker. Their dedication to provide for the family has led to Manju
his dreams and creating his own ambitions. He is currently working as a maintenance member
in Toyota, a
leading automobile company. An agile and friendly co-worker, Majnu is a ‘problem solver’
members and is recognized for finding unique solutions for technical issues.
Omkar Shivaling Gurav
"Robots are not supplements of human labour, but rather
Since his childhood, Omkar has been playing around with robots. Watching his father operate
factories, decided to create machines himself. In order to make himself able of the same, he
Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering course at MIT, Pune. Being a keen and an
Omkar has volunteered in various events like the 5th National Level Junior Robocon
competition and the
Sci-Con 17 event. The people who know him describe him as a very hardworking and a
who puts his heart and soul into everything that he does.
Rohan Ravidra Hanagi
"When you want to understand how machines work, study them
Rohan's mother is a painter, father an army veteran. At present, Rohan is pursuing his
B-Tech degree in
Electronics. For an engineering student, you would expect him to be glued to their video
games in their
time. However, for Rohan, his main source of relaxation is sketching buildings and
this stimulates his mind, and helps him enhance his mental-iteration. He wants to improve
situation of the country, and help India reach new heights, literally.
Painting and Decorating
"There is so no Earth without art"
Majoring in Fine Arts from the Government College of Arts, Chandigarh, Sahil absolutely
Even though his expertise lies in digital painting, he took up painting and decorating, due
to his urge
try and master new skills. In the past, he has designed illustrations for the Punjab
Government and ITBP
Police. He is also the recipient of the Satish Gujral Award for the most outstanding work in
Digressing from painting, Sahil has also received second award in "State Vocation in Textile
Patisserie and Confectionary
"View them as opportunities, not obstacles."
Since the very early days of his life, Saurabh has been obsessed with cakes. He not only
each time that he buys a cake, he stands intrigued by how the confectioners make it look so
appealing. The turning point in Saurabh's life came when he lost his father at a very tender
instead of letting grief weigh him down, he pulled himself up and came out as a stronger
of Institute of Hotel Management, Saurabh brought India pride and recognition by winning
gold medal in
Skills Competition and bronze at Global Skills Challenge Australia.
Raji Reddy Methuku
Plastering & Drywall Systems
"Go big, or go home."
Raji hails from a small village in Telangana, where his father worked as a farmer and his
mother, a home
maker. Being the sole earning member of his family, Raji also helps his widowed sister
her house. After tremendous struggle, he is now working with one of the leading interior
Decorhome India Private Ltd, in the department of plastering & drywall. His hardwork and
resulted in his elevation to the post of a supervisor. His skill requires a high degree of
care, along with the ability to solve complex mathematical problems. Raji is the first
members to visit a foreign country.
Plastic Die Engineering
"Trust me, 'Oh no's' are better than 'what ifs'."
Belonging from Tamil Nadu, M Vishwanathan's father is a Technical Consultant and his mother,
But he decided to take the road less taken. He recently completed his Diploma in Tool & Die
Gedee Technical Training Institute Coimbatore, and is now undergoing an year long Industrial
Passionate about learning and exploring new things, he is now adept at mould making, mould
manufacturing using CAD/CAM software and CNC Machining. He is thrilled to go to Kazan, and
Plumbing and Heating
"Your body can stand almost everything, it’s the mind that
A final year civil engineering student from Chitkara University, Himanshu's passion and
has secured his place in WorldSkills Kazan. In order to gain more exposure, he participated
Skills Competition in Australia, and also underwent a 20 day training under Finland's
experts. At the
age of 18, he has gained paramount experience. Additionally, he enjoys equipping himself
knowlege, by reading books, and keeps himself fit by going on a run everyday.
Print Media Technology
"Your beliefs are what separate you from the rest."
Residing in Patharhadi in Ahmednagar, a small town in Maharashtra, Shrenik's father runs a
a living. Post realising the integral role that print media technology plays in any
medium or large, Shrenik decided to pursue Printing Engineering and Graphics Communication,
make a career out of the same.To gain more exposure, he participated in Taitaja 2019, Skils
competition and also, went to Heidelberg, Germany for perfecting his skills. Born with an
Shrenik loves reading about new technological advances in the world.
Abhishek A N
"There is no set mantra for success, each person has their
Abhishek is working with one of the leading car manufactures of India, Toyota Kirloskar
Being a prototype engineer, Abhishek excels at a range of skills including 3D CAD systems,
as milling, vacuum casting, prototype model making by hand tools and machines, spray
Coming from a family of farmers, his path has been full of turbulances. But as it is said,
ends well. The 20 year old visualizes himself winning a medal for the nation, and making
Refrigeration and Air conditioning
"You are not failing, if you're learning."
Having his roots in Haryana, Rahul Jangra is currently undergoing skill training in
Industrial Training Institute (ITI) in Hathin, Haryana. Belonging to a humble background,
Rahul wants to
become an excellent technician in refrigeration and airconditioning. He has constantly made
ambitions aren't deflected by his social and financial difficulties.
"If there's anything I've learned it's simply that if you
there's only one choice: PURSUE"
As a child, Vaidehi's family relocated a lot, exposing her to a multitude of cultures like
Jamaica, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Qatar. While her father is a hotelier, her mother works at
Council. Following her father's footsteps, she is pursuing her graduation from Institute of
Management, Pusa. On a regular day, Vaidehi hits the gym early in the morning, followed by
training with her trainer at the restaurant; observing, absorbing and focusing on every
Kazan, she works towards making the Indian anthem resonate in the halls of Kazan.
"My high in life is striving for that Gold at WorldSkills."
In one word, Ankit is the chirpiest boy amongst all participants. Whenever he is
de-motivated, give him
delicious food, and he is back to being his up beat self. Pursuing his bachelors degree from
Ankit is a strong propogant of the direct impact of graphic design on everyday life, and is
anyone in a debate. His journey of training under experts has been an eye opening experience
him realise the surfeit opportunities available to him, professionally.
Mohammed Rabith K
Wall and Floor Tilling
"Strive for knowledge, not success."
Mohammed Rabith's father is a coolie, or a porter. Understandably, his household income has
Carrying the weight of uplifting his family on his shoulders, he decided to undertake skill
tiling. As his training progressed, he started understanding the intricacies of the process,
fall in love with the beauty of the skill. Today, he is the finalist who will be
internationally. He is content with the experience and exposure that IndiaSkills has given
to give his best, whatever the outcome may be.
"Work hard in silence, let your medals make all the noise."
The paucity of water on Earth, and the urge to do something about preventing this critical
depleting motivated Aswatha to take up water technology as his skill. His love for
pushed him to win a gold at IndiaSkills 2018, and he hopes to not only replicate, but
performance at Kazan. Aswatha has several achievements accredited to himself, the Award of
Industrial Automation training, 1st in Automated Robotics event (state level) held at IIIT
in DrishTI – Online Contest in Circuit Design & Digital Signal Processing held by Texas
a multitude of others.
"You are you, and that is your superpower."
At the age of 17, when most students are trying to manage school, Pranav from Karnataka
managed to affix
place in WorldSkills Kazan. His fervour for IT can be traced back to his father's
profession, who is the
General Manager at a leading Artificial Intelligence company. When most students play video
was busy completing a three-month internship at Razorthink Technologies, aiding them in
solutions to various technical issues. He has taken part in IndiaSkills three times, and
featured him displaying magnificent capabilities.
Golipally Koteshwar Reddy
"You are your only limit."
Defying all odds, Golipally is successfully employed with Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. Coming
from a family
farmers, he did not have much in hand when he started. However, his never die attitude
compelled him to
it all. Today, he possesses knowledge about all forms of welding. He was the second runner
2017, the 'Best Welder' at the regional competition and an integral part of CII's
With the blessings of his entire village in Telangana, Golipally is optimistic of putting up