Ace athlete Hima das has made into the Forbes India 30 under 30 list . She is the first one from Assam and also from the world of Indian athletics to make into the Forbes list of 30 under 30.
The Forbes India has released its sixth edition of ‘Forbes India 30 Under 30’ list featuring 30 young achievers in various fields like, sports, entertainment, marketing, entrepreneurship, etc.
Beside Hima, Cricketer Smriti Mandhana, vlogger Prajakta Koli, actor Vijay Deverakonda are among the names that have made it to the list this year.
The 2019 ‘Forbes India 30 Under 30’ list includes 30 honourees across 16 categories. This year categories like industry, manufacturing and energy; advertising, marketing and media, and agriculture have been introduced.
All under 30 years old, the achievers were arrived at following a three-fold research process:
One, interviews by the Forbes India team with sources across relevant categories as well as through studies of databases and media coverage. Two, inviting applications on forbesindia.com from, or nominations of, entrepreneurs and professionals who fit the criteria. Three, spreading the word on social media.
With this, the Forbes India team arrived at a long list of over 300 names across 16 categories. The list was further shrunk to 175 and finally the top 30 were selected.