INDIA FIRST LEADERSHIP TALK SERIES Institution’s Innovation Council (established by MHRD) of IIS(Deemed to be University) organised an online session on 22nd August 2019, in association with MHRD, Government of India to promote National Initiative for School Heads’ and Teachers’ Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA) which was launched by Shri Ramesh Pokhariyal “Nishank” on the theme “Innovation for Resurgent India” The talk began with the importance of time management in which he explained the audience that there is no substitute to it. If one needs to succeed, he/she needs to manage his time accordingly. Moving ahead, questions like the importance of leadership skills and what exactly are the leadership skills were taken up, which indeed helped everyone to understand the term leader and leadershipin depth. Hon’ble Minister also shared his daily schedule with the audience and he highlighted the importance of writing in his life. He encouraged everyone to find out the thing that motivates them and very beautifully explained that why and how one needs to keep up with the motivation. Also, the current scenario of education system was discussed with special emphasis on practical learning and the need to produce more and more entrepreneurs as compared to the managers. The talk proved to be of great help to everyone. It provided a vision, motivation and a will to achieve anything and everything in the future and make our nation proud. Student participants: 225 Faculty participants: 21