Our Advisory Panel
Dr. P.J. LavakareEminent Technocrat and an Educationist
He later joined Ministry of Science and Technology, as an Advisor to Government of India and Planning Commission. During 1986-90, he served as the Secretary of the Science Advisory Council to the Prime Minister. He was the Executive Director of the U.S.
Educational Foundation in India, during 1992-99. During 2000-02, as an Executive Vice President, he set up the Manipal Foundation in Bangalore. He is presently a Member of the Board of Governors of Mody Institute of Technology & Science (MITS) University in Rajasthan. He is the founder member of the Education Committee of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry. (FICCI). He presently specializes in International Education and in Management of Higher Education.
Anil BokilFormer Head, Spacecraft Integration Division, ISRO
He headed Spacecraft Integration Division, leading a team of engineers entrusted to build many satellites. He was trained in European Space Agency and NASA during Spacelab build up. He led a team of engineers as the technical head of the delegation to Iran's maiden satellite building initiative. He organised and taught a multi-faculty teaching program
on Satellite Architecture for Master level students in Indian Institute of Science. Subsequent to his career in ISRO he was responsible for establishing satellite based direct audio broadcast as Head, Broadcast and Engineering in WorldSpace Pvt. Ltd. He also worked as Director, Business Development in Advanced Space Technologies and Services. Currently, he continues to contribute as Director, Satellite Systems in a private organisation. His other interests include teaching, music, theatre and literature.
Suresh NaikFormer Group Director, ISRO & Chairman, International Space Society
Another important achievement of his is, playing a leading role in establishing world class facilities for these activities right from scratch at ISRO Ahmedabad. He had an opportunity to work closely with Dr. Abdul Kalam, Prof Yash Pal, Dr. Kasturirangan and other eminent scientists. For his outstanding contributions, he has received many prestigious awards, some of which are: Merit award from Prof.
Satish Dhawan-then Chairman ISRO; Verman Award; NRIPO Bhushan Award, Lifetime Achievement Award and the Outstanding COEP- Alumni Award.
Triveni MathurMedia & Communication Professional, Writer & Journalist
She designs Quality Improvement Systems for School Governance and develops modules for "train the trainer" programs for teachers at higher education level. She mentors and guides students on research projects at higher education level for Indian and foreign universities (UK & USA). She is also a documentary script writer and voice-over artiste.
Prashant KothadiyaRenowned Educationist
Deepa MathurEntrepreneur & Finance Professional
The Trust has completed its first project at Village Bhokar (near Ahmednagar) wherein the school is up & running successfully and are now onto their next project at Pachod near Aurangabad.
Jayashree PaiEducationist & Ex-Principal
Neha ThakurChild Counsellor
Sonali DeshpandeEducationist & Founder Trustee, Persistent Foundation.
Also a Trustee with Prashanti Cancer Care Mission, a charity dealing with cancer, early diagnosis and treatment. A Kindergarten school teacher for the last 14 years.
Vineet MathurTelecom Professional
Wide experience in planning, deploying and managing telecom resources and services across various parts of India. Pioneered widespread introduction of IT in telecom operations. As a member of Rotary Club, he has been actively working towards working for the underserved section of the community.