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Umashanker Yadav

Founder Of The Festival

Umashanker Yadav

 Umashanker Yadav is the founder director of Ahmedabad International Literature Festival which was started in 2016. He is also the Managing trustee of Ikon Education Foundation which promotes literature, art, education, culture and sports.

Ikon Barcode Solutions Pvt. Ltd. ( An IT Enabled Services Company ) was established by Umashanker Yadav in 2004 and since then his team has been serving clients  of every industry all over India. He also has a modern manufacturing facility of all types of printed and plain self adhesive labels and thermal roles in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

Before starting his own business in 2004, Umashanker Yadav served  in two private companies from 2001 to 2004 as a technocommercial professional for three years. He served  Indian Air Force for 15 Years from 1985 to 2001. 

Umashanker Yadav holds a degree in Master of Business Administration ( MBA- Marketing ) and PG Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communications from IGNOU and Master of Arts ( MA- English Literature ) from Jay Narayan Vyas University, Jodhpur. 

Umashanker Yadav can speak Hindi, English and Gujarati. He has a keen interest in literature, arts , culture and sports. His mission is to serve society in whatever way he can. He runs regularly to keep fit. He writes poetry and his collection of poems  has been published as ‘ Beyond Dreamz’. Umashanker Yadav has a publishing arm as well, known as Serene Publishers and Distributors. He has also edited and published the anthology of poems, 'Lifenama', 'Essence of Emotions' and 'Kuchh Panne Dil Se'.

 He can be reached on 9824313090 and ahdlitfest@gmail.com.