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Nara Lokesh, Poonam Mahajan among Indians in Young Global Leaders list: WEF

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Nara Lokesh, and head are among the Indians featuring in the list of Young Global Leaders, according to the (WEF).

The list has 127 of the world's "most promising social activists, business leaders, public servants, artists and technologists under the age of 40".

They are pushing boundaries, achieving firsts, and breaking traditional rules to improve the world, the WEF said in a release.

Apart from Lokesh, Mahajan and Jain, Telangana government's Phanindra Sama, SaveLife Foundation's Piyush Tewari and Kaleidofin's are also in the list.

Lokesh is the minister of Information Technology, Electronics and Communications in

"He is accelerating development in even the most rural villages of as one of the youngest ministers in the country," the release said.

About Mahajan, the release said she is both of the Youth Wing of one of India's major political parties and the first female of

The release said that Jain is one of the country's youngest internet entrepreneurs, building bridges between and while managing a multi-billion dollar business.

"This year, more than one-half of the new members are women, and many of the Young Global Leaders are from emerging economies.

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 22:51 IST