Leadership at Indus Core Education Foundation

Managing a not for profit organisation is filled with challenges at most times; now, more than ever, in a rapidly changing society and a volatile business environment, meeting people’s heightened expectations, fighting deep set prejudices, mobilizing resources are all daunting tasks and more over managing expectations of stakeholders.


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Atul Joshi

Atul Joshi is an International Speaker, Motivator and Trainer. He is passionate about enabling people to excel in their personal and professional lives. A powerful presenter with an energetic speaking style, Atul inspires and motivates his participants to produce lasting change. He founded Indus Core Education Foundation to achieve digital literacy and digital access for all and create the skilled employee force for India.

He is a Member, Working Group, Internet Proliferation & Governance and was a Member, Task Force on Growth of IT, ITES & Semiconductor and Aviation Industry Atul is the speaker trainer who has the combined strengths of his technical skills, his 20 years experience and business through his business enterprises.

This wealth of experience him to share rich ideas and experiences with the audiences during his sessions which are very interesting, interactive and impactful and results into the Entreprenuership Development in India supporting Intiative like Make in India and Startup India.

Swapnil Garge

Mr. Swapnil Garge has been an ICT practitioner and continues to be actively engaged in designing and implementing proof of concept solutions for rural development using technology and in particular ICT. He has developed solutions for health, education and rural development like mSakhi, Soil Health Cards, district e-Governance and most recently a migrant labour tracking and services portal.

He has been actively involved for the past couple of years in studying, evaluating and mentoring ICT innovations which impact the social sector. Mr. Garge has been one of the thinkers behind movements like outcome based education in India, he and actively supports community ownership of technology – from Digital Literacy to Adult Education to open source applications.

Dhananjay Kulkarni

Mr. Dhananjay Kulkarni Working in education field for last 38 yeas and retried from SNDT Arts and Commerce college for women in Pune. He working in students movement i.e. ABVP for last 36 years .

He worked as State VP of ABVP and senate member of Savitri Bai Phule Pune University for 10 years Worked as convener of Vidyapeeth Vikas Manch Maharashtra and also worked as Secretory Center for Educational Development Administration (CEDA).

He published a documentary of first freedom movement of India 1857 which was released by Present PM Narendra Modi who was then CM of Gujrat. He is very instrumental in bringing radical change in the education system which brings results.

Sangeeta Joshi

Sangeeta has 19 years of experience in handling health system research and development projects in tribal and urban areas. Having qualified with a Homeopathy Medicines,she has been working with Indus Core Education from the foundation. Her expertise includes strengthening public health systems, developing public private partnerships and implementation research.

Her research focuses on areas of non - income dimensions of well - being including health (maternal and child health, HIV / AIDS), housing and education in India. Her current focus is to improve digital literacy which can enable reducing health issues in Rural India.

Aruna Shete

Having worked on women’s issues for over 30 years as a grassroot worker, trainer, implementer and a leader, this unique new project initiated by her, stands as testimony to her commitment towards enabling women to live a life of dignity,freedom and upgrade the women to the new digital era. She has been involved in community particpation under the initiatives of TISS, Scot Wilson.

She has led an innovative initiative of Indus Core Education to improve the digital literacy of Women as well as Aged People. A M-Phil from Amravati University, she has also written and published many articles on women’s rights.

Pramod Patrikar

As part of the foundation's legal team, he primarily worked on compliance with the unique tax laws applicable to private foundations (including equivalency determinations and other matters), making and monitoring international grants, and overseeing corporate governance.

He was responsible for the grants management and legal compliance of the foundation’s Education and Training programs. He also served as the Legal Analyst at various legal firms in India where he advised staff on a variety of grants issues including equivalency determination and expenditure responsibility.

Dr.Uday Navalekar

Dr.Uday Navalekar is a principal of Abasaheb Parvekar College, Yavatmal and president of P.M.Ruikar Trust, Yavatmal which is one of the biggest trusts in Vidarbha.

Dr.Uday Navalekar has 23 + years of experience in academic field and administration. He is active in social activities of Trust and Rotary Club. Dr.Uday Navalekar was post graduated from Shivaji University Kolhapur and he completed his Ph.D. on Native American Literature from SRT University, Nanded.

He is a Ph.D. supervisor of JJT University. He is perusing his D.Litt. from SGB Amravati University. Mr.Uday Navalekar had worked in G.S.Gawande College, Umarkhed. He worked as NSS programme officer. He organized one World Conference, three National Conferences and two state level workshops for lecturers and researchers. His college is assessed with B+ grade by NAAC Banglore.

Mr.Uday Navalekar has won Rotary Foundation Educational award in 2000. He was selected in group study exchange programme and visited Canada and USA as cultural Ambassador of India. He won Best Secretary Award by Rotary Zone. He has travelled all over India by cycle. He has won National Sports Scholarship. Mr.Uday Navalekar is associated with various Universities and Colleges.

His Minor Research Project is accepted by UGC New Delhi. His five books are published. He was appointed by the University on various committees. He has delivered talks on All India Radio and conferences. His experiments in Teaching and Learning are acceptable. Student counseling is his passion.

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Account Name : Indus Core Education Foundataion
Account Number : 2393 05 000570
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IFSC Code : ICIC0002393
Bank : ICICI Bank Limited
Branch : Warje, Pune MH India

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