Agarwal, Gaurav, is a sports Journalist turned social-entrepreneur, founder of the organization – ‘Kartavya Karma’. He has a journalistic background and a die heart craft lover. He did his Masters in Journalism – MMCW from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. His comfortable corporate career was 15 years long lived suddenly after he founded Kartavya Karma with the support of his young, dynamic and masterminds of journos and started working with Uttarakhand government on Craft research projects for betterment of livelihood.
Kartavya Karma presently provides craft-design-education consultancy to womens and other craft based organizations; as well as is involved in production of handicraft products in Uttarakhand. The organization aims to start a chain reaction with Craft-education being instrumental in over-all development of craft-sector and in turn, sustainable development of India. Their ‘Crafteprenurship program’ for artisans has been implemented in Jeolikot in Nainital district to success validates the vision set by Kartavya Karma.
Apart from being a Journalist, He is an artist proficient in craft designs, had worked as News Anchor in leading National News Channels, has keen interest in documentary film making and writing.