Center of Excellence (COE)

A Center of Excellence (COE) is a body that facilitates the set of standards and practices throughout an organization. The CoE also serve as a community of practice for a given topic area, encouraging sharing and knowledge flow throughout the organization.

The COE also plays a central role in facilitating and ensuring the high standards in various areas by vetting the course structure, syllabus, examination process, & selection of examiners. The CoE would comprise of eminent individuals from industry/academics having a significant experience and contribution in their field of work. All members of COE shall be empanelled by TISS-SVE

List of COE's

Agriculture

COE Count : 1

Name - Dr. Praveen Singh
Position - Member
About Me - Techno-commercial professional with 14+ years of experience. The professional experience is coupled with administrative experience and having proven track record of producing profound, quantifiable contributions for organizations, customers, and communities spanning from rural villages to leading multinational corporations.

Automotive

COE Count : 3

Name - Mr. Vinai Kumar
Position - Member
About Me - Vinai Kumar is an alumnus of BITS, Pilani, with over 29 years of experience in the Automotive and Electronic industries. He has deep expertise in the Quality Assurance, QMS and Competency Development functions. He has been an active member of ASQ since 2008, and is an empanelled automotive auditor (IATF 16949) with Bureau Veritas Certification India. In addition to stints with large and medium-sized companies in India, Vinai has benefited from work experiences in England, Germany and Singapore. Vinai is also passionate about education, and has contributed to the education of more than 300 pre-secondary students in the Eastern UP.

Name - Mr. Narayan Menon
Position - Member
About Me - Narayan Menon is an alumnus of IIT Mumbai with 28 yrs in automobile industry across areas of Design, Marketing and Competency Development. His Company Vedanta EduLearn LLP since 2013 provides Career Transition Coaching services for Senior Leaders of Industry. He was last General Manager - Competency Development at Mahindra Navistar Automotive Ltd He is a certified NLP Practitioner; certified Leadership Trainer (American TESOL); certified Worldwide Audi AG certified Trainer for Soft Skills, Certified Career Transition Coach (CCA-ICF), Certified Organisation Coach (NEWS) and Certified in Psychometric instruments like Thomas PPA and Hogan Assessments.

Name - Mr. Rajeev Kumar Sharma
Position - Member
About Me - in the process of updation

B F S I ( Core Banking And Financial Services)

COE Count : 1

Name - Mr. Siddhartha Bhattacharya
Position - Chairperson
About Me - After a 40 year long career, Bhattacharya retired from Bank of Baroda as a Corporate General Manager. During his career, he handled credit (both large and small), foreign exchange, mutual funds and risk management including implementation of Basel norms. He has worked as Territorial Head of the Bank’s operations in South Africa. Has acted as Director in Bank’s subsidiaries and has served on committees of RBI and IBA. Bhattacharya has also been associated with the Training system of the bank. He has been a regular speaker in various institutions including NIBM and FEDAI in Banking and Finance related matters.

Dialysis Technology

COE Count : 1

Name - Dr. Ganesh Nagesh Mhetras
Position - Member
About Me - Dr Ganesh is a nephrologist by qualification. For me clinical nephrology practice is a passion.An alumnus of PGI,Chandigarh & Mumbai University,Dr Ganesh have extensive experience of working with premier hospital chains of India like Apollo,Wockhardt,Columbia Asia.Dr Ganesh have strong desire to use his knowledge & skill beyond clinical practice to impact maximum number of people’s health in a positive way.Apart from clinincal nephrology his areas of interest are public healthcare,healthcare technology,artificial intelligence & its impact on medicine.

Electronics

COE Count : 5

Name - Mr. Shashikant Anant Juvekar
Position - Member
About Me - Has over 38 years of rich experience including 20 years on the pitch of Training & Skills Development at Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co Ltd, Appliance Division. The initial 18 years of work life was spent in customer service. He has 10 years of (simultaneous) work experience in most functions of room air-conditioners. Due to passion and sharing knowledge, he was instrumental in starting Vocational Training Schools at Godrej. He was one of the key team members of a team working for CFC and now works for HCFC phase-out in RAC service sector of India under leadership of MoEF&CC, Govt of India. Was one of the members for curriculum change -2 years craftsman course run at ITI spread across states of India. He is Certified Lead Auditor for ISO: 9000 Quality Management Systems.

Name - Mr. Saravanan Nagarajan
Position - Member
About Me - Academic Qualification of Diploma in Electrical and Electronics +BE Computers and MBA in Technology Management. Expertise in Automobile and Telecom fields, Manufacturing , Quality and Product development concepts. Sound Knowledge in Technology Development from a product conceptualization stage to Commercialization Stage.

Name - Mr. Ameer Babu
Position - Member
About Me - 16-years of Experience in Electronics Manufacturing sector. Exposure of Computer, ATM, Mobile phone and Networking Industry. Electronics and software professional. Specialized in Manufacturing engineering, Test Engineering and project management. Currently works at vivo mobile. Worked in HCL,NCR ,Nokia ,Nokia Networks.

Name - Mr. Sanjeet Kumar
Position - Member
About Me - I am a B. Tech (Mechanical Engineering) professional with specialization in Refrigeration and Air-conditioning and having approx 16+ years of work experience with various Global leading Multinational corporations / Home Appliances industries like Hitachi, SHARP, Whirlpool, ONIDA, Voltas etc. I have vast exposure of working with various Multinational cultures like Japanese, Chinese, Indian and American. I mingle in the new working culture easily. Also I have worked in multiple roles viz Research & Development, Product development, Project Management, EMS / Outsourcing Development, General Management and Strategic Projects Executions like new Inverter Air-conditioner Factory set-up, Feasibility study working for Inhouse & OEM manufacturing of Refrigerator , MWO and Air-Purifiers etc.

Name - Mr. Munir Ajijsaheb Mujawar
Position - Member
About Me - Mr Munir Mujawar has 44 years of experience in Electrical Engineering Discipline. He is post graduate from IIT Bombay. He has worked with Tata Power, Black & Veatch(KSA), DCL & Reliance Industries (RIL). His major contribution is in development of concept to operations of Electrical Distribution systems of Oil & Gas sector large plants. He is founder Electrical Engineering Knowledge Community in RIL. Recently he is associated with TISS –SVE in Electronics vertical. His passion is to develop/deliver professional courses for young engineers .Presently he is Chief Executive Officer of Azlan Engineering Services in Mumbai.

Healthcare

COE Count : 1

Name - Dr. Akshaykumar Chhallani
Position - Member
About Me - DR AKSHAY CHHALLANI FCPS (Med), DNB (Gen.Med), MNAMS, FISCCM, FNB (Critical Care Medicine) Dr. Akshay Chhallani an established name in the field of Critical Care Medicine, in Navi Mumbai. He started his medical training by doing MBBS from BYL Nair Hospital (TMMC), Mumbai and completed Post Graduation in Medicine from LTMMC and LTMMG hospital. He went ahead to pursue a niche in the field of Critical Care Medicine from well acclaimed P.D Hinduja Hospital, after standing 3rd in All India Critical Care examinations. He is certified ATLS provider and ACLS/BLS instructor (AHA). He is actively involved in the care of all critically ill patients in hospital ranging from those with multiorgan failure requiring Intensive Monitoring Therapy to post operative patients following Cardiac and other major surgeries. He has special interest in treating Dengue and Malaria. He has many research and publications to his credit. . He has been executive committee member for ISCCM Mumbai Branch

Hospitality

COE Count : 2

Name - Mr. M Ponnilango
Position - Chairperson
About Me - Having been awarded as a “Veteran” in Hospitality education by Hospitality Educators & Recruiters Association - Chennai, Mr M. Ponnilango's career spans more than 42 years. He has been the Chairman – Board of studies for Hotel Mgmt, Directorate of Technical Education (Govt of Tamil Nadu) & also been a Member to design syllabus for UG & PG programmes at Bharathidasan University. Currently he is serving as a Director (Technical) at Jenneys Academy of Tourism & Hotel Management, Tiruchirappalli to train both in craft as well as degree level for hospitality industry.

Name - Dr. Malini Singh
Position - Member
About Me - Teaching is my passion. My aim is to impart quality education to all my students and help them to accomplish their dreams as Hoteliers

Industrial Tool Manufacturing

COE Count : 4

Name - Mr. Siva Kumar B
Position - Chairperson
About Me - Mr. Sivakumar is a Postgraduate in Mechanical Engineering from IIT-Chennai and Masters in Business Administration, from LOYOLA. He has experience of over 35 years including 13 years in the Industry, 24 years in Management Systems including 10 years of auditing experience. It is noteworthy that he is trained in the quality management system at Magnetti Merelli France. He also support organisations on process improvements / SUSTAINABILITY. He has vast exposre/ experience in the many industries including Agriculture, food and beverages, aerospace, etc.

Name - Mr. Manivannan K
Position - Member
About Me - Mr. Manivannan comes with 17 Years experience in the field of Training & Skill Development. In the past he has worked with various organisation such as N.T.T.F . Technical training institute and Lucas-TVS. He currently works at Mahindra Reva Electric car company (M&M Group). He has been associated with Talent Management initiative in the organization (Developing Trainers, Employees at all levels and Trainees in manufacturing Technology, Component Manufacturing, Assembly Line & Core Engineering).

Name - Mr. Ramasamy Sridhar
Position - Member
About Me - Mr. Sridhar has over 19 years of rich experience in Production and Technical Training Operations with reputed companies in varied Engineering industries. He currently works as Assistant Professor in PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. He is adept in managing Production Engineering operations involving design & development of processes, interfacing with vendors, etc. He has hands-on experience in CNC machines, CAD/CAM and Industrial Tool Manufacturing and operation of CNC machining Centres and Turning Centres. He has worked on Implementation of Lean production systems in wind turbine manufacturing industries. He is a Life Member of the Indian Society for Technical Education.

Name - Mr. Rajesh Ranganathan
Position - Member
About Me - Dr Ranganathan is has completed his PhD ( Manufacturing Management – Supply Chain ) from Loughborough University UK in The thesis was titled “ Rapid Manufacturing ( RM ) as an enabling technology in supply chain improvements ”. He is considered a dynamic self starter with exceptional analytical and decision - making skills and with previous varied experience in technical and management functions an excellent team player with decisive leadership skills and ability to establish positive interpersonal relationships at all levels.

Information Technology Enabled Services

COE Count : 1

Name - Mr. Devendra Naik
Position - Member
About Me - Education Technology Consultant with 9+ years of overall experience. Over the years he has worked on multiple technology projects with a focus on the education sector. He has worked on a broad range of projects covering the spectrum in education technology from ERP and Institute Management Systems, All India Satellite Learning (VSAT), Online Learning Systems, Online Examination Systems, Aptitude Testing Systems and Technology based teaching aids.

Management & Entrepreneurship And Professional Skills

COE Count : 1

Name - Dr. Anupama Rajesh
Position - Member
About Me - Dr. Anupama Rajesh is the Head – Case Study Centre at Amity Business School, Amity University, India. She has trained for case study writing at INSEAD Paris. She has academic experience of over 20 years including international assignments. She has written more than 20 research papers and case studies for prestigious international journals and has three books and several book chapters to her credit. Dr. Anupama has also won several awards including the ADMA Research Award, “Shiksha Rattan Puruskar” and three “Outstanding Paper Award”s at International Forums. She also has MOOC to her credit.

Media And Entertainment

COE Count : 3

Name - Dr. Ramanad Bapurao Vyavahare
Position - Member
About Me - Working as a assistant professor of deparament of Mass Communication & Journalism in M.S.P. Mandal’s Shri Shivaji College Parbhani -431401 (Maharashtra) (India). 19 Years teaching experience, 2 years full times and 19 years (Part time : Honorary) experience in field of Jouranlism (Print media). 15 years research experience. completed 1 minor research project (funded by Universtity grant commission) on Development Journalism. Development Journalism & Mass Communication, Developmental Reporting, Career Develompent, Agricultural Reporting is areas of specialization. Research work (Ph.D) Topic: Development Journalism : Concept & Scope; Guided by Dr. Sudhir Wamanrao Gavhane. Published one book of I & II edition on carrear development. Book name is “Disha Careerchaya”. Published 25 Research papers in various workshop, seminars, conferences proceding books and also various reputed research Journals. Formar, editor, chairman and member of various committes (Journalism and mass communication) in Dr. Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, North Maharashtra Univerisity, Jalgaon, R.T. M. University Nagpur, Y.C.M.O. U. Nashik, S.R.T.M.U. Nanded. Subject Expert, College affiliation Committee member of S.R.T.M.O. U. Nanded. Invited Text book Writer (B.A.M.C.J.) of Y.C.M.O.U, Nashik. Honored by Anantrao Bhalerao Memorial Investigative Reporting Award. Honored by State Human Rights Fellowship. Honored by Human Right feature writing award.

Name - Mr. Pratyush Bhaskar
Position - Member
About Me - A multilingual media & communication professional, business broadcast journalist diversifying into media production and training/mentoring future journalists/media professionals. After having worked in mainstream media for over a decade and a half, in noted media houses like India’s first and largest satellite news channel Zee Media (Business Correspondent/News Anchor), national broadcaster DD News (Reporter), news headquarter tv9 news network (Business Head/Principal Correspondent), HT (Trainee Reporter), India First Foundation (Research Scholar) and p7 (Bureau Chief/ Special Correspondent), now I am teaching at colleges like Harkishan Mehta Institute of Media, Research and Analysis, UPG, Somaiya, Xavier’s, GTU and NITIE to name a few.

Name - Prof. Sudhir Gavhanne
Position - Member
About Me - He has done Ph. D ( Journalism ) having 30+ years of experience .Also done M. A. ( Economics ).Currently Professor and Head , Dept. of Mass Communication and Journalism, BAMU,Aurangabad[India]

Pharmaceutical

COE Count : 3

Name - Ms. Aarti Shashikant Juvekar
Position - Member
About Me - Dr. Aarti Juvekar was Officer-in-Charge, Anticancer Drug Screening Facility, ACTREC, Navi Mumbai. She trained at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA for the ‘Use of human tumor xenografts in SCID mice for anticancer drug testing’. She was a teaching faculty member of the ‘Cancer Biology’ course for the Ph.D. students from ACTREC, Navi Mumbai and also was a Guest lecturer for the students of PG Diploma in Rehabilitation at the All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and other colleges of Mumbai. She has also worked as Reviewer of scientific papers for various Indian and International Journals.

Name - Dr. Ravi Ratan Sobti
Position - Member
About Me - Pharmaceutical (API) Professional with proven track record in business stratergies, R&D, Operations, EH&S, IPR, CRAMS, Strategic Planner with organizational and interpersonal skills. PH.D. Organic Chemistry, Former member of corporate Managing Groups and Boards. Former Chairman of Bereau if Indian Standards Committee(PCD9) on Organic Chemicals, Alcohol and Dyestuffs.

Name - Dr. Premlata K Ambre
Position - Member
About Me - Dr. Premlata Kuldip Ambre, Associate Professor of Pharm. Chemistry a faculty at Bombay College of Pharmacy working in the department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry since September 1999. Completed doctorate degree from Bombay College of Pharmacy in 2001. Expertise in various subjects like Organic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis and all advanced topics in the field of medicinal Chemistry like pharmacophore modelling, structural elucidation, synthon approach, combinatorial chemistry high throughput screening etc at post graduate level. Recognized as a research guide of MPharm as well as PhD (Tech.) degree at the Mumbai University and has successfully guided 27 M. Pharm. Her research areas have been mainly on design and synthesis of novel inhibitors of targets involved in diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis and cancer. She has received support as a Principal Investigator for research from AICTE, CSIR, UGC, the Mumbai University and Pharma industrial projects (raised funds worth Rs.58,87,000). She has published 16 research papers in National and international journals, 2 book chapters and won prizes (cash) for 7 best oral and poster presentation awards at various national and international conferences. For her projects, she has collaborated with various international scientists and universities including John Hopkins, University of Bristol, University of Illinois, University of Ain Shams, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and University of Kingston. She has been involved in reviewing manuscripts for renown scientific journals of Biomolecular structural dynamics (JBSD-Wiely) and Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. She is the Life member of Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Registered Pharmacist of Maharashtra State Council of Pharmacy and a member of American Chemical Society.

Printing And Packaging

COE Count : 1

Name - Mr. Sabharinathan Narayanasamy
Position - Member
About Me - An organized Pre-Press, Press-Room and Post-Press Production specialist with 27 years of practical experience. Specialist in Variable Data Printing, E-Publishing, E-Publishing, Packaging on absorbent & non-absorbent materials, 3M Post It Pads, Computer Stationery, Reverse Engineering on printing and allied machineries, POS Rolls / EDC/ATM Rolls on Thermal Papers and designing and Construction of SPM machines. Invention, Innovation & Marketing intelligence being an integral part of my character I play a strong role in my involvement and extending hardcore support to the printing, publishing and packaging Industries.

Travel And Tourism

COE Count : 1

Name - Mr. Rajan Dani
Position - Chairperson
About Me - Rajan has extensive experience in varied fields such as IT, Aviation, Travel & Tourism Training for over 28 years. He had been a member of HR committee of Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI). Rajan has been managing Trade-wings Institute of Management, a top 10 Worldwide IATA ATC, since 1997. Onlinetraveledu was his concept on which he started taking shape since 2009 and with his vision, the portal is offering over 100 e-learning courses in varied fields in the domains of Aviation, Travel, Hospitality & Logistics. His mission is to bring in education & training to the doorsteps / fingertips.