service – to school | to college | to profession | past service / other accomplishments | to humanity
- 2006-2007 Director – Academic, Research and Cultural Affairs, NUS Graduate Students Society
- 2005-2009 Lab In-charge, Information Management Lab
- 1998-1999 President, NTU Debating Society
- 1994 School Captain, TNA
- 1994 Vice President, All Sikkim Students’ Association
OTHER ACTIVITIES / ACCOMPLISHMENTS
- October 2012 Awarded the James M. Cretsos Leadership Award of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T). Featured in the Simmons GSLIS news, the Talk Sikkim magazine and the Sikkim Express newspaper (Jan 3, 2013).
- March 2011 A Brilliant Mind, Profile – Naresh Agarwal. Featured in a multiple-page story in Talk Sikkim, monthly news magazine from Sikkim, India with a readership of more than 20,000, 4(3), 42-45, cover inset. publisher full-text PDF
- Painter/Artist (1983-present); passion for Fine Arts with works in oil, watercolor, pencil; TV feature; exhibitions; awards
- Sculpting (2007-2008); led a student team to sculpt in marble for the NUS School of Computing with the help of sculptor Chong Fah Cheong
- Model/Actor (2004-2007); part-time roles in Mediacorp Singapore Channel 5 True Files Seasons 3 & 4, Killer Waves, MTV Rouge, etc.
- Debater (1996-1999) Top 15 in NTU, member of NTU Inter-Varsity Debating Squad; AIDA-certified International Debates Adjudicator
- Multi-lingual Fluent in spoken/written English, Hindi, Nepali, Rajasthani; learnt little of Tamil, Bengali, French & Mandarin