Our Governing Council Members
Prof. Vrajendra Raj Mehta
Prof. V.R. Mehta, Ph.D ( Cantab) is the Chief Mentor of The foundation for Academic Excellence and Access ( FAEA). The Foundation is engaged in giving scholarships for higher education to socially and economically disadvantaged students.
He was earlier Vice-Chancellor of University of Delhi. Prof. Mehta was awarded V.K.R.V Award (1983) for outstanding contribution in field of Political Sciences. He was also awarded the Swami Pranavananda Award (1989) Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award (1995) Dr. Ambedkar Distinguished Services Award (1996) among many other prestigious awards and recognitions. Soka University, Japan has honored Prof. Mehta with Soka University’s “Award of Highest honour and medal.
A prolific writer, Prof. Mehta has authored five books which are widely praised all over the world.
Mrs. Vibha Parathasarathi
Born in Dar-es-salam (Tanzania) Mrs. Vibha Parthasarathi has done her professional training at the University of London (U.K) and advance research at Boston University (U.S.A).
The former Chairperson of National Commission for Women, she has led Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, New Delhi as principal and taken the institution to its pinnacle. During her long carrier of 45 years in teaching, research and administration, she has worked as Member of Board of Governors in various schools, Institutions, Advisory committees and Government groups. Some of them are Kasiga School, Mayo College, Welhams’ Girls High School, Modern School, CBSE, INTACH, NBT, NCERT and ACCORD
Mrs. Parthasarathi has given over 100 interviews on T.V and Radio channels from Doordarshan to BBC
Mr. Ashok Pandey
Mr. Ashok Pandey is working in the school sector for the past three decades. He did masters in physics from Allahabad University and consultancy management from BITS, Pilani. The Ahlcon International school that has been headed by Mr. Pandey for the past 14 years is ranked among the best schools in the country.
Currently, he is serving as the chairman, National Progressive Schools’ Conference (NPSC). He has worked, in the past, with Mayo College, Ajmer, Delhi Public School, Jammu and Indian Embassy School, Saudi Arabia, among others. He has authored a book called the Pedagogical Life-Essays in Educating India, described by many as an educational travelogue.
Mr. Dinesh Kothari
An Educationist by passion and a Chartered accountant by qualification, Mr. Dinesh Kothari holds the position of Chairman & Managing Trustee in Shugan Chandra Kothari Trust as the Promoter of DPS Jodhpur.
He heads various schools in UAE namely Delhi Private School LLC (Sharjah) Delhi Pvt School LLC (Dubai) & DPS Academy (Dubai) and Victory Heights Primary School, LLC (Dubai) educating a strength of 15000 students
Mr. Kothari started his career in 1973 with ICICI Bank and today, serves as an independent director with various corporate houses.
Mr. Mahendra Singhi
Executive Director of Dalmia Cement Ltd, Mr. Mahendra Singhi has rich experience of 35 years in the cement industry. He has been a strong force at Shree Cements Ltd, Beawar as a CEO. Owing to his tremendous vision and leadership qualities, he has carved a niche for himself in the industry.
He and his wife contribute their time and effort towards community projects on a wide scale.
Mr. Ashok Patni
Mr. Ashok Patni set up R.K. Marble in 1989 with a clear vision to establish the nascent company as a major player in the national and international market. Today, the company employs the latest mining technology and has expanded production overseas and holds the title of the largest marble producer from the Guinness Book of World Records.
Mr. Patni is well known for his philanthropic flair. His strong commitment to society has been the driving force behind the extensive welfare and social programs undertaken by the company under CSR initiatives.
Ms. Garima Singhvi
Alumna of Lady Shriram College, Ms. Garima Singhvi is a young dynamic entrepreneur, managing Presidency School as a Director. Her constant efforts are driven to infuse value base education and opportunities to school students in Rajasthan.
An active member of FICCI, she avidly works on community based educational projects with UNESCO, Rotary International & WWF among others. A nature lover and an adventure enthusiast, Ms. Singhvi aspires to nurture in the youth, an ‘Accountability towards mother Earth.’