Mentors

Rajul Asthana is an educator with keen interest in Human Values. He has travelled widely and with over 28 years of work experience, he teaches, coaches and consults independently. He is a member of the academic council IIIT-Hyderabad, a founding member of Global Council of Corporate Universities, France and an ex-member of the NASSCOM’s Education Council.

Rajul was with Satyam Computer Services, 1998-2009. As global head of the Satyam Learning Center, he was responsible for co-developing and implementing Satyam’s learning strategy for Associates, globally. In 2007, the American Society for Training and Development honored Satyam as the #1 learning organization in the world. In 2008, Rajul was recognized by the Chief Learning Officer Forum, USA, for creating ‘significant business impact through corporate learning’.

Rajul was CIO of the Industrial Products Division of W.L. Gore & Associates, USA. He held various functional and managerial positions during his 9+ years at Gore. Restructuring Gore’s internal supply chain, including the implementation of an ERP system over multiple sites in eight countries was one of the highpoints of his career at Gore. He has also worked with Tata-Burroughs as a Consultant and was involved with projects in the UK, France and the US. Subsequently, he joined ENMR Telephone, USA, as a Business Systems Analyst and helped them integrate their operational systems. He has an M Tech from The School of Systems and Management and a B Tech in Mechanical Engineering, both from IIT, Delhi.

Tushar Tamhane, [MSc (Physics), B. Ed]  is Ex-Director (Academics & Training) of Indus World School (IWS) and in this position, he oversees Curriculum development and Teacher Training in IWS chain of schools.

He has a long and distinguished career in educational organizations where he has evolved LEARNER-CENTRED TEACHING METHODOLOGIES that foster problem-solving skills in children and encourage them to ask questions about their natural and social environment. He has interacted very closely with distinguished  IIT-K alumnus, Shri Arvind Gupta and many acclaimed pioneers of EKLAVYA while he was involved in revitalizing science and mathematics teaching in many schools in Gujarat, Karnataka, U.P., M.P., Haryana etc .  He is particularly known for his innovative approach in developing teaching aids in Science and Mathematics using throwaway materials. Since last 10 years he is involved with Mentoring, orienting, training teachers of various subjects and Grades from Nursery to Grade VIII. He has single handed clocked almost 600+ hours of training and orientation of teachers (Pre –Primary to Grade VIII) and direct interaction with Parents of various Innovative Private Schools.

Prof P.K. Sinha is the Professor of Marketing and Chairperson for the Centre of Retailing at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad. Here, he is involved in teaching, research, and consulting in retailing and marketing management. Prior to this, Prof. Sinha was the Professor and Dean at the Mudra Institute of communications, Ahmedabad. He is the author of three books in Marketing and Retail Management.

He holds Ph.D., M.Com., and BBA degrees from Sardar Patel University, Gujarat.

Vaibhav Bhamoriya is pursuing a dream to trigger and facilitate the establishment of at least 100 socially relevant and inclusive businesses. He likes to work with upcoming and budding entrepreneurs and is advisor to ventures in micro-finance, micro-enterprise, vegetable supply and handicrafts domains. He also has a keen interest in education and is an advisor to upcoming ventures on DIY kits in education and Commercialization of intellectual Property in research institutions besides being an advisor to Yardstick. He has recently been invited to be a member of the advisory board of Genesis, the Entrepreneurship cell of ISM, Dhanbad and has recently been offered a faculty position at IIM, Indore in the Economics Area.

He is a graduate of the Indian school of Mines, Dhanbad (ISM) and a Post graduate from the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) before completing his doctorate of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA).

Professor Hukum Singh is the Professor and Head of Department in the Department of Education in Science and Mathematica (DESM) at NCERT, NIE at New Delhi. In this capacity, he is responsible for the development of Syllabus in Mathematics at various stages of school education, development of text books in Mathematics at various stages of school education, development of training materials & problem books, development of teachers guide in mathematics at Higher Secondary stage, development of handbook for designing mathematics laboratory in schools, and establishment of Maths laboratories in NCERT and in various types of schools and colleges.

He has over ten years of teaching experience at graduate and post-graduate level, and has published over sixty research papers and articles. He availed the Govt. of India Scholarship at Budapest, Hungary during 1981-1986 and participated in twelve International Conferences in mathematics in Hungary, Germany, Italy, Japan etc. He is the member of ten academic societies at national and international level.