Our Team

While presenting a profile of the current team, we recognize the need to augment our resources in various functions. We invite likeminded professionals, academicians, volunteers, bureaucrats, educationists and people across all sections of the society, who identify themselves with the cause and can contribute their time and resources to join full time/ part time on appropriate terms.

Vikas Arya
Vikas Arya is an entrepreneur constantly exploring innovative ways of addressing gaps in social space. In his earlier phase of life, he spent over eleven years in private equity / corporate finance, working with International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group), Gaja Capital Partners, Crisil and General Motors. He is currently a visiting faculty at Great Lakes Institute of Management and an Investment Committee member of a social fund � �Ankur Capital� Vikas holds an MBA from IIM-Bangalore and is also a Chartered Accountant. [Email: vikas.arya@valuesindia.org]
Shekar Subramanian
Shekar Subramanian is a Chartered Accountant with over 10 years of experience in varied Consulting and Industry roles. He started his career as a partner with B. Thiagarajan & Co, a mid-sized audit firm in Chennai, handling Audit, Assurance and Risk Advisory services. Subsequently he was with AB Mauri India, a global yeast and bakery ingredients manufacturing company, handling varied roles as Internal Auditor for South Asia. In 2013, he co-founded KASG Finnaissance Consulting, a boutique outfit focused on providing Management and CFO consulting services to the SME segment.
Peeyush Arya
Peeyush Arya has over 15 years of experience, most of which is in management consulting with reputed consulting firms. He has been an honorary member of the Board of Vayam and is responsible to oversee the Value Education Program on behalf of the board. He is passionate about education and believes that it is one among the most critical factors that hold the key to a better future of the society. [Email: peeyush.arya@valuesindia.org]
Vidhya Iyer
Srividhya Iyer is a development sector professional with 9 years of experience working with various NGOs and funding agencies. Her main areas of work has been runaway and abandoned children and women and child health. She is now a full time mother to her two children and is volunteering with ValuesIndia
Bhawna Gupta
Bhawna has been in the teaching profession since last 15 years. A graduate from Mumbai University & a postgraduate from S.N.D.T. University, she is very passionate about spreading values amongst children. Based out of Mumbai, she is involved in conducting value education classes / HUVA event. She has also previously worked as a news correspondent on TV & radio.
Devna Mohan
Devna Mohan is M.C.A from U.P Technical University and have over six years of work experience as a Software Engineer at Computer Maintenance Corporation Limited(CMC Ltd- a TATA Entp). She is now a full time mother of two kids. She have always been interested in giving value education to children and she is happy to be a part of this NGO and its initiative HUVA.
Aditya Pathak
Aditya Pathak is finance professional with more than 6 years of work experience in Private Wealth Management, Estate planning and Small Family office services Space. He is Senior Investment Advisor with a leading Private Wealth Management firm in Mumbai. He has completed his PGDM (Finance) from Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies. He wants to actively participate in the cause where he can give back to the society
Saunak Bhattacharyya
Saunak brings in more than 11 years of experience in NGO operations, fund raising, social research, CSR, promotions and field work across institutions based out of Bengal, Delhi & Tamil Nadu. He has successfully designed and run micro finance programs. He is also a regular writer on positive work creating social impact. Currently, he volunteers for two organisations related to "man-making education".
Rushikesh S.Khilare
Rushikesh S. Khilare (M.A. Clinical Psychology, Pune) has as over thirteen years of experience working in multiple initiatives - School Mental Health, De-addiction, Farmer Suicide, community based psychological awareness generation, sports psychology, Youth Development, and Malnutrition. At ValuesIndia, he is the coordinator for HUVA in Vidarbha, Maharashtra
G Subramanian
G.Subramanian, 63 years old, is an illustrious Chartered Accountant. After a four year stint in industry he was in professional practice for 18 years. He was simultaneously involved in teaching, contributing to professional seminars and conferences and training aspiring professional students. He quit professional practice in 1996 and got involved in running a few schools for the under-privileged, a medical relief society (for a strange bleeding disorder, called Haemophilia), a home for the senior citizens, Consumer & Investor Protection Association, a Carnatic music development trust and a few organisations dedicated to professional advancement. He also serves as a director in Nani Palkivala Arbitration Centre, Chennai since the last five years. He is also currently serving as a Public Interest Director and Chairman of Madras Stock Exchange Limited.
Dr. Avinash Saoji
Dr. Avinash Saoji, is the founder of PRAYAS (www.prayas-sevankur.org), a social catalyst NGO that motivates and involves youth in various social activities. Based out of Amravati, Prayas is also associated as a mentor with many other NGOs working in health, education, helping farmers, rural development & other allied activities. After completing his MBBS from GMC, Nagpur in 1983, Dr Saoji decided what not to do in his life. Rather than pursuing post graduation and helping few patients with specialized services, he was clear that he wanted to apply his knowledge & skills for the larger society. He lived at & worked for villages, for last 25 years and has invaluable experience of the larger social sector.
Umesh Bhardwaj
Umesh Bharadwaj has over 15 years of experience, of which the last 5 have been on Production of Value based films with Vayam. He has been associated with Vayam right since its beginning. He has dedicated his life for furthering social causes, particularly related to Education. The curriculum of Value Education has been produced under his direct supervision and guidance. Prior to joining Vayam, he has been the Administrator of a school run for underprivileged children in Mumbai.
Ananthajothi has over four years of experience in Religare Finvest limited, OSS Retails Private limited, Lecturer in Saijyothi Polytechnic College. She holds a Electronics Engineer from Anna University, Chennai. She have always been interested in giving value education to children and she is happy to be a part of this NGO and its initiative HUVA.
Om Prakash Sharma
Om Prakash Sharma is our logistics coordinator. Fondly called Ram bhai, he is a multi-skilled, highly dependable resource