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Gender Male
Word/name Sanskrit
Meaning cheerful, expanding, progress or development
Region of origin Greater India
Other names
Related names Vikasa

Vikas means blowing, expanding, progress or development in Sanskrit.[1][2] It is often used as a male name in Greater India.[3]


  • Vikas Amte (born 1947), doctor, social worker-activist, son of Baba Amte
  • Vikas Bhalla Indian actor and singer
  • Vikas Gowda discus thrower
  • Vikas Kalantri Hindi actor
  • Vikas Kashalkar Hindustani classical vocalist and musicologist
  • Vikas Khanna Indian chef, restaurateur, food writer, and humanitarian based in New York City.
  • Vikas Kohli musician and producer, founder of Fatlabs recording studio Ontario
  • Vikas Mahatme eye surgeon
  • Vikas Sethi actor on the Indian soap opera Kasautii Zindagii Kay
  • Vikas Swarup Indian novelist and diplomat who has served in Turkey, the United States, Ethiopia
  • Vikas Uppal said to be India's tallest man until his death in 2007
  • Vikas Yadav
  • VIKAS PATEL born 1992/91 ; well known person among students of lucknow who are pmt coaching students.he cracked pmt exams multipal times.finally he gone to aiims rishikesh u.k. india for education


Commercial enterprises[edit]



  • Vikas engine The Vikas Engine is a liquid-fueled rocket engine made by India

Non-governmental aid organizations[edit]