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Nagpur First was founded in 2006 by enthusiastic Nagpuris who have been associated with Nagpur over the years with a vision of being a catalyst towards making Nagpur - a global city by 2020. Over the years we have helped the Nagpuri community in various possible ways. NF has helped the SMEs and Nagpur based startups to establish and expand their business. NF has helped school students to attend various international conferences. It has recognized bright individuals from Nagpur and help them in their endeavours. Nagpur First has partnered with Nagpur Municipal Corporation and formed a Nagpur Smart City Council in which NF is the knowledge partner. Taking a step towards its vision being catalyst for realizing "Nagpur - a Global city by 2020", NF organizes a annual summit under the banner of 'Global Nagpur Summit'. Its key objective is to facilitate a global partnering platform with Nagpur First ambassadors and summit participants across the world.



What is Nagpur First?

Nagpur First (NF) - a group of enthusiastic people who were born, raised, educated or worked in Nagpur, and love Nagpur. Currently these Nagpuris may or may not live in Nagpur, but they keenly help, support and contribute towards Nagpur City's growth and development.

Nagpur First is a Charitable Trust registered under Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950. Anyone who shares the same vision of seeing Nagpur develop and grow into a Global City is most welcome to be a part of the Nagpur First family. The registration form can be found in the 'Join Us' section of the Nagpur First's website.

What is Global Nagpur Summit?

Nagpur First, taking a step toward its vision being catalyst for realizing "Nagpur - a global city by 2020", is organizing the first of its kind summit under the banner of Global Nagpur Summit. Following are the Summit activities:

Global Leadership Talk - by prominent global personalities, from various fields such as Education, Business, Sports, Law, Film etc. visiting Nagpur during the months preceding the Conference.

City Growth Conference - will manifest intense panel discussions, vision speeches and opportunity to network.

Global Nagpur Awards - will recognize individuals and organizations that have contributed towards Nagpur's development and helped it in becoming a global city.

Global Investors Conclave - will provide a great opportunity, especially for the Start-ups and aspiring Entrepreneurs to directly interact with the Investors attending the Summit.

Why should I partner with GNS?

  • To garner Local and Global Visibility, in-person engagement with Global Leaders associated with Nagpur and ample Opportunities to network.
  • The Summit is a great opportunity to position your organization as a prominent partner in Summit with different Sponsorship and Partnership opportunities available to engage. This will benefit in branding your organization and showcasing it in-front of the various Dignitaries, HNIs and Investors attending the Summit.
  • A 6 Month (June - November 2016) long range Media coverage and marketing through Cover print media, newspaper, social media, website and via channels like Radio.

Contact us at or call us at +91 772 203 2414 and let us know how you would like to associate with the Summit. Since GNS 2016 is a volunteer driven initiative, we would like the individuals to tell us in what way they would like to volunteer.

Why should I attend the summit?

  • To Learn and Network with High Profile Delegates, Companies and Local Bodies who would be attending the Summit.
  • To identify investment and partnering opportunities at Nagpur and around and be a part of this Global Development Platform.
  • To grab the opportunity to connect with 50+ Global Outreach Ambassadors covering top 50 Global cities of the world for local outreach and promotion.
  • For massive Global Marketing to global Nagpuris particularly NRIs and HNIs, totally reaching over 50,000 people spread across world cities.

Why should I nominate?

  • To encourage other individuals and organizations to go-get-it without feeling constrained due to lack of resources by bringing forth success stories.
  • To gain Competitive Edge: Provides a tangible point of difference over your competitors.
  • To strengthen Public Relations: Prompts media to communicate positive messages about you or your organization.

How can I contribute?

The Global Nagpur Summit is a volunteer driven initiative by Nagpur First Charitable Trust. Individuals and Organizations can contribute to GNS 2016 by Volunteering or Partnering with the Summit.Contact us at or call us at +91 772 203 2414.

We need your support!!




  • June 2016
  • July 2016
  • Sept 2016
  • Oct 2016

Agile Methodology

A Golden chance for Nagpuris to learn and understand more efficient methods for right product development from Agile Methodology by providing opportunities to assess the direction of project throughout development lifecycle.

Mr. Peeyush Rathkanthiwar/Founder, Orderbox Inc. (San Francisco Bay Area)

Quantitiative Financial Risk Management

An open house for entrepreneurs, Chartered Accountants to know about Quantitaive Financial Risk Management, To learn and understand more efficient methods of Risk Management through Standard Portfolio Analysis of Risk (SPAN)

Mr. Vedeesh Sahajpal/ Senior Product Developer, Viatech, Norway

Key Findings on Digital India

An opportunity for entrepreneurs, management consultants, business owners to know about Key Findings on Digital India, To learn and understand more on the concepts of Digital India Conference held at New Delhi

Dr. Ramesh Jain / Donald Bren Professor University of California

International Collaborations for Quality Healthcare Delivery

A significant session for entrepreneurs to know about Healthcare sector and understand how the countries can have international collaborations for Quality Healthcare Delivery

Mr. Suresh Vasu / Chief Operating Officer and President Bion Health Care, Greater New York City Area



Appathon is a unique platform to pitch your app ideas or build brand new and brilliant apps for Nagpur Smart City and thereby play an active role in making Nagpur feature amongst the first few cities to be built on this platform. Our goal is to get developers, designers and entrepreneurs come together, form connections and apply their skills to create innovative apps for problems related to Nagpur.

The contest will be called APPATHON, which will be organized by Nagpur First, NMC and Lemon Ideas and supported by Buzzinga Labs.

Both beginners and experts alike will work together, learn and compete to become better engineers and work on creating insightful apps in the time span of 48 hours (2 days). Participants would be provided with space, food and other minimum requirements during those 48 hours.

Participants are welcome from pan India with or without team.


  • Registration Start Date:
  • Registration end Date:
  • Start Date: 30 September 2016, 14:00
  • End Date: 2 October 2016, 14:00


  • Our event will last for 48 hours and will be filled with food & prizes.
  • The candidates will bring their own devices and resources for coding and presentation
  • Accommodation (dormitory) facility for outstation candidates will be provided
  • Internet connection would be provided by organizers.
  • Fees for the event would be Rs.500/- per team
  • Maximum 4 people per team are allowed


Date: Saturday, 19 Nov 2016
Time: 09 am - 05 pm

Venue: Persistent

(3 Panels, 3 Keynotes)



Date: Saturday, 19 Nov 2016
Time: 07 pm - 08 pm

Venue: Radisson Blu



Date: 20 Nov 2016
Time: 09 am - 02 pm

Venue: Persistent Systems

(2 Panels, 1 Keynote, 1 Capstone)



Date: 20 Nov 2016
Time: 02 pm - 05 pm

Venue: Persistent Systems

B2B B2G, Investors with Embassies



Date: 20 Nov 2016
Time: 02 pm - 05 pm

Venue: Persistent Systems

Showcase on Opportunities in Nagpur for International Business






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