#RENNOVATE is a special series of 30-min inspirational conversations with global leaders who believe passionately on renewing the planet through new ideas and technologies. The talks, which are to be held across the 2 days of RE-INVEST, will have some of this generation’s global icons and innovators, sharing powerful ideas to change attitudes and highlight the concept of conscientious enterprise, and business that helps the society.
Governor of Jharkhand Government of Jharkhand
Speaker Profile #REINVEST2020
Governor of Jharkhand, Government of Jharkhand, India
Ms Droupadi Murmu assumed charge of the governor of Jharkhand on 18 May 2015. Born on 20th june 1958, in a tribal hamlet named Uparbeda located inside the deep forest of Simlipal forest national bioreserve in the Mayurbhanj District of Odisha. She graduated from R D Women's College Bhubaneshwar and earlier joined as a clerk in state secretariat and resigned after a brief stint there to look after the ailing parents -in- law in native place at Rairangpur and started working as a freelance teacher in Aurobindo Integral Primary School during the period before becoming vice chairperson of Rairangpur Nac. She became MLA for first time in the year 2000 from Rairangpur Assembly Constituency and became Minister of Commerce & Transport (ind. Charge) & later became Minister of Fisheries & Animal Husbandry during BJP-BJD coalition govt. She became MLA for second term 2004-2009 and was selected as best MLA and receiver of Neelkanth Award in 2009.