JK News Today

Jammu, June 30:

Josh Talks in partnership with Facebook hosted #BoostYourBusiness, an event that brings together business pioneers and upcoming professionals, on the 30th of June in Jammu.

It was groundbreaking in every sense of the word. The day-long programme cut across genres and brought forth inspiring narratives by entrepreneurs and change makers.


Yakjah, a Kashmiri word meaning ‘being together,’ is an initiative being run by Ashima Kaul in Jammu & Kashmir for transforming human relationships and building peace. Ashima’s vision for the youth of Kashmir was lauded by the audience.


Mohammad Muneem, the leading voice behind the Urdu band Alif, is inspiring a shift towards compassion and oneness through colloquial references in his poetry and music. He inspired everybody in the audience to let go of stereotypes, assumptions and fears.


Sandeep Chaudhary dropped out of journalism only to clear the UPSC exam in the first attempt while he was working at NABARD. His talk was a major source of inspiration for the crowd.


Monika Manohar, the only Bokwa instructor in Jammu, strongly believes in encouraging women between the age of 15 and 55 to work on their fitness. For this purpose she started Women Alive, an aerobics and kathak centre that has has been successfully running in the Jammu region for over five years.


Ankush Gupta, founder of Servicesmojo and Jammu Startup Community, inspired young innovators to expand their ideas into startups. His talk closed the event on a high note.


Josh Talks Jammu was a spectacular event with several intriguing stories that were of major relevance to the young audience. We look forward to having them back next year.