About Saraswati Seva Foundation

Mentors and Advisory Board


Prof. Kirti Singh

Prof. Kirti Singh
Professor Kirti Singh, Chairperson, WNRF; President, ISNS; Former Chairman, Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board, New Delhi; Former Vice-Chancellor, NDUAT, Faizabad (UP), HPKV – Palampur (HP) & IGKV, Raipur; Former Secretary, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi and a scholar and leader of many other national and global responsibilities has joined Saraswati Seva Foundation as a part of Advisory Board member.

 


Prof. John Birchall

Prof. John Birchall
John Birchall is a Development Economist with over 30 years' experience of practical development - mainly in Africa. His recent assignments have been in Sierra Leone and Zambia and included teaching and assisting young leaders to plan for the future – he is a Visiting Professor at Makeni University, Sierra Leone. His work mostly focuses on introducing development programmes that (a) are not based on ways that will lead the host country to repeat the mistakes of the 'developed world' and (b) fostering other ways of 'developing' the lives of the majority using ‘sustainable’ policies.

 


Dr. Binod C. Agrawal

Dr. Binod C. Agrawal
Dr. Binod C. Agrawal, Vice Chancellor, HimgiriNabhVishwavidyalaya, Dehradun, India and Director, TALEEM Research Foundation, Ahmedabad, India. Dr. Agrawal was Advisor (Social Applications) in satellite communications at Space Applications Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). He pioneered use of qualitative methods for communications research during the world famous Satellite Instructional Television Experiment (SITE) while leading SITE social research and evaluation team of over hundred inter-disciplinary teams of social scientists. Dr. Agrawal is founder Director of Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA) as well.

 


Prof. P. N. Mishra

Prof. P. N. Mishra
Prof. P N Mishra is professor of management at Devi Ahilya University Indore, and has been Director of the IMS Indore. He has been a recipient of UN Fellowship and Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship. In 1980, India Jaycees found him to be one of the ten most outstanding young persons of the country. He has also been conferred the title of “Yoga Shiromani” by Yoga Vedanta Dhanvantari Ashram, Trivandrum. Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta offered him Sir Ratan Tata Visiting Fellowship in 1997.

 


Prof Hari Bansh Jha

Prof Hari Bansh Jha
Professor of Economics, ICCR Fellow, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses. Prof Jha is Executive Director at the Centre For Economic and Technical Studies. He has worked for more than three decades in the South Asian region on economic and social issues.

 


Chandrakant Dave

Chandrakant Dave
Educationist, Writer and Social Worker. Mr. Dave is active in the area of imparting, administering and leading the fundraising for Education & Healthcare sectors for many years. Active participation in many social projects as Advisor / Patron in India and Europe.

 


 

Hiren Satra
Entrepreneur in Healthcare sector. Mr. Satra is very familiar with social issues of South Asia / India, and the way western expertise and resources can help devise cost-effective and scalable healthcare solutions for the developing communities