Learning From World’s End

Vijay Crishna

Learning From World’s End

17 May 2013 05:00 PM

His story relates to an extraordinary set of circumstances connected to an Antarctic Expedition led by Sir Ernest Shackleton 100 years ago. All the circumstances combined to make this the most incredible survival story of all - with the entire team emerging alive to tell the tale! 

Profusely illustrated by original pictures of the expedition taken at the time with maps, videos and commentary explaining the extraordinary circumstances impossible for anyone not being there to even comprehend, let alone understand.The outstanding example of leadership, lauded by businessmen, explorers, mountaineers, military leaders and even the commander of the Apollo 13 Mission alike.

About the speaker
Vijay Crishna is Executive Director, Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co Pvt Ltd. After 8 years in Shipping and Tea in Calcutta, he was invited to run Lawkim Ltd., a bankrupt light engineering company that the Godrej family had just taken over in early 1977. It is still adding value to the Godrej name today. In 1991, Mr. Crishna established the Naoroji Godrej Centre for Plant Research at Shindewadi, Satara, researching and propagating rare and endangered species of medicinal plants endemic to the Western Ghats. He has trekked in the Garhwal, Sikkim, Ladakh, Nepal and Tibet areas – and is also active on the theatre scene since 1965 in Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai.