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Hemant Batra

Hemant Batra is an internationally renowned Speaker, Orator, Author, Academician, Writer, Law – Public Policy Analyst and Expert in the areas of policies governing Economics, Trade, Corporate Governance, Commercial Transactions, and Treaties. He is a public policy and law practitioner, for nearly three decades.

He is the elected vice-president of SAARCLAW (South Asian Association for Regional cooperation in law), a regional apex body of SAARC established in 1990, and being the longest serving Secretary General of SAARCLAW i.e. almost 10 years in the past. SAARC is an inter-governmental diplomatic body of 8 South Asian nations. He had been associated with various projects of UN, UNDP, UNAIDS, UNESCAP, and ADB. He is chair of the South Asia committee of Indian National Bar Association.

He was awarded prestigious Mahatma Gandhi Seva Medal by the Gandhi Global Foundation for effectively connecting legal communities of the SAARC nations.

Linus Emmanuel

Linus was an associate with M/s Francisco Tavora & Associates from June 2000 till December, 2018. From December he commenced independent practise as a lawyer in civil law, FEMA including conveyancing. Primary focus of his practice is property and charity. Linus advises on Trust and Society related issues in Goa, Hyderabad and Karnataka. Have advised DLF, Charles Correa Foundation, Real Estate Firms and Developer in Goa and New Frontiers India.

Jyoti Mamgain

Jyoti Mamgain is the youngest trustee of Cinemaazi. Married to an Indian Army officer, Jyoti's interests lie in event management, social work, traveling, baking, art & culture and of course Cinema! From an amateur to an entrepreneur, her journey as a professional Event Manager spanned across a decade. She travelled the length & breadth of the country and organized large-scale events for the who's who of India. An avid reader, Jyoti capitalized on her cross-cultural exposure, flair for writing, and creative pursuits to contribute to several articles in various journals and magazines.

As a committed and responsible Army Officer’s wife, Jyoti has functioned in progressive capacities in myriad spheres of the fauji life. From overseeing welfare of 250+ families, upskilling wives of subordinates & jawans, organizing professional events to host senior diplomats and adhering to official protocols, Jyoti has done it all. She is considered the ‘go-to’ person for all matters related to official events, parties and other activities conducted in the station where she is posted along with her husband and her two lovely children aged 6 & 4. Her dedication and commitment can be testified by the fact that she was honoured in 2019 by the Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA), an NGO working for the welfare of spouses, children and dependents of Army personnel. This kind of a recognition is bestowed annually, only on a handful of people. Inspired by Elizabeth Gilbert’s book‘Eat, Pray, Love’, Jyoti epitomises these all and believes in living life to the fullest. Each day she creates value by giving back to the society in all possible ways.