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 : 4

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.

Name - Mr. Birendra Bahadur Singh
Position - Member
About Me - Agribusiness professional with more than 35 years of experience in agri- input industry and farmers organization. Development of innovative business model to enhance farmers income has been the focus area. Tata Kisan Sansar, Customized Fertilizers, Smart Krishi, Farm Technician course (Skill Building) are some of the major accomplishments. Currently engaged in shaping the Policy of Govt. of India on Fertilizer subsidy and other agri-inputs.

Name - Mr. Vikram Shankar Kajale
Position - Member
About Me - Posses skills in Agriculture, Information and communication technology(ICT),knowledge management and technology transfer by analyze market development plan for regions and track its implementation. Undertake studies on feasibility, operational and marketing aspects of the commercial, organic farming, and contract farming organisations.Support in Agriculture extension activities by organizing and delivering seminars, Managing Events showcasing products of SHG’s and farmer Producer Groups/companies.

Name - Dr. Rajendra Kumar
Position - Member
About Me - Motivated, self-driven achiever with strong analytical, people management skills, perseverance and single-minded agribusiness professional with more than 22 years of experience in Food business (co-operative and corporate sector) and academics. Supervised and guided about 45 students for their research work. Instrumental for organizing farmers’ organization and promoting export of fruits and vegetables from the Uttar Pradesh. Published several research papers in international reputed journals and also author of various chapters in reputed books. Member of editorial board of research journals. Attended various national and international workshops, seminars and symposia. Organized various national and international buyer-seller meets and seminars.

Automotive

COE Count : 7

Name - Mr. Chandra Natraja
Position - Chairperson
About Me - Professional with more than 26 years of industry experience and currently engaged as Managing Director of Knorr-Bremse Technology Centre. Served for more than 23 years with Robert Bosch and his last position there was Vice President, Electronics Contol unit and Systems development. By background a mechanical engineer from Bangalore University and started his career by designing Injection systems for Diesel systems. Was posted in Germany, Korea and UK at various time during his engagement with Bosch and has thus keen understanding of International work culture. Serves on board of SAE Coimbatore Chapter currently.

Name - Mr. Senthikumaran Varatharajan
Position - Member
About Me - Over 13 years of experience, now designated as Lead technical specialist - Materials Engineering : All TATA Motors powertrain development programs. His competences also include Group CAPEX / Facility& Technical Infrastructure Planning, Handle Material related automotive regulations like ELV / RRR, Certified IMDS expert INSTRON GmbH certified engineer for servo hydraulic automotive test systems. Expertise in development of new generation engine lubricants & advance anti freeze coolants.

Name - Mr. Sanjay Kumar Patra
Position - Member
About Me - With strong leadership and develop sound business strategies. He likes to work for progressive organization in creating and implementing strategies with business improvements. Worked in companies like M&M , Hyundai, Maruti-Suzuki, LML, Bajaj Allianz, Renault Nissan ,Volkswagen & FIAT. Served different roles of service engineer, sales manager, Customer care manager, trainer , under writer, leader, HOD. He likes to drive innovative projects green field and existing, Skill development, Yoga Asana & fitness programs, Rajyogas mediation and Social services".

Name - Mr. Hemant Padhye
Position - Member
About Me - Mechanical Engineering from Nagpur University and Marketing Management from Pune University. Over 27 year’ experience in automotive and engineering industries, specializing in Product Development, Program Management and Application Engineering. Launched 40+ automotive programs, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt with expertise in various Quality Tools, Experience in localization of Powertrains in India (Greenfield Project), Successfully set up Overseas Branch office and offshore Company in UAE, Have lead operations of four major start-up units, Worked in USA, UAE and India. Currently working as Technical Consultant, Earlier worked with General Motors, Tata Motors, Visteon, Kirloskar Group and Bajaj Auto

Name - Mr. Dilipkumar Shivaling Gunjegaonkar
Position - Member
About Me - Master of Engineering, M.E. (Mechanical), specialization in Internal Combustion Engineering, in year 1981, with total Industrial Productive Experience of over 34 years in the leading Automotive R&Ds in Powertrain Domain, Engine+ Drivetrain+ Driveline+Exhaust Aftertreatment.

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.

B F S I ( Core Banking And Financial Services)

COE Count : 3

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.

Name - Mr. Swapan Kumar Chakraborty
Position - Member
About Me - Have banking experience of approx 40 years. Retired as General Manger From Allahabad Bank. Headed Treasury & Intl banking. Was Managing Director of Subsidiary of the Bank. Was instrumental in opening foreign offices of the bank and formation of joint venture general insurance company. Associated in training activities of Bank officials for different PSU banks.

Name - Mr. Subir Chakrabarti
Position - Member
About Me - I retired as General Manager in charge of Corporate Credit Monitoring Department from a Public Sector Bank. During my tenure, totally I had a seven year period as Faculty member in the Bank, teaching Credit, General Banking and soft skills. After retirement I used to teach Economics in Indo German Training Centre. For more than last 3 years I am handling dual responsibility of acting as Finance Officer of Scottish Church College and Administrator in Business administration Department of the College. I also served as a panel member in various Interview process of several Banks and IBPS.

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 : 3

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.

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 : 3

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 - Mr. Rajesh C Kumar
Position - Member
About Me - Mr. Rajesh Kumar has accumulated several years of academic experience working in different parts of the country. After acquiring a Diploma in Hotel Management from I.H.M. Bhopal , he started his career as a Management Trainee at Hotel Clark’s Shiraz, Agra & later joined State Institute of Hotel Management, Trichy as Lecturer. He was the course writer for M.Sc Hotel Management books for Bharathidasan University. He is the recipient of Bharat Shiksha Ratna award from Educational Council of India and Glory of state award from Brevitys Achievement awards. He has co-authored a book on Tourism Marketing Management. He has more than 20 published research papers on his name.

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 : 6

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.

Name - Dr. Sameer Sahasrabudhe
Position - Member
About Me - Researcher and Teacher in the area of Educational Technology. A Fine Arts Graduate and a Trained Animator. Holds a Doctorate in the area of creating eLearning animations. Have a 17 years of cumulative experience in graphic designing, animation and research in eLearning. He has conducted various workshops in the areas of gaming, animation and visual communication. He has also published papers at national and international conferences widely on these subjects.

Name - Dr. Tarun Kumar Singhal
Position - Member
About Me - An academician having over 22 years of credible yet mixed experience with strong academic administration skills. Working as Professor (IT Management) at Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management having notable experience in consulting, research, publishing and training & development domains. Holds PhD Degree (Business Administration), MS (Software Systems), post graduate qualifications in Mathematics and Business Studies besides International Certifications. Have sound knowledge of framework for holistic development of professional institutions. Have competence in developing short/long term academic goals and sound assessment systems. Have credible proficiency in using engaging teaching skills incorporating innovative practices to ensure effective and lifelong learning among students.

Name - Dr. Sandeep Manohar Chaware
Position - Member
About Me - It gives me immense pleasure that I am associated with TISS. I am in Higher Technical Education field since last 21 years, I feel now I should contribute towards social activities through higher education. I feel proud and happy that TISS has taken initiatives in this regard. I hope I will contribute to my best for TISS.

Name - Mr. Manoj Kumar Kar
Position - Member
About Me - Researcher and Teacher in the area of Database design and Cloud Computing. Have an 11 years of experience in teaching and research in eLearning. Conducted various workshops in the areas of Cloud Computing, E-Commerce and Database design.

Name - Mr. Annan Naidu Paidi
Position - Member
About Me - An academician having 10 years experience in Teaching, Research and Development. Published 10 research papers in different International Journals.

Management & Entrepreneurship And Professional Skills

COE Count : 5

Name - Mr. Vishva Mitter Handa
Position - Member
About Me - Awarded “Indian Achievers award for Education Excellence” by Indian Economic Development & Research Association, New Delhi during year 2010 as director of MMS/MBA course. A professional having over 30 years rich experience in HR, covering gamut of HR sub functions such as Strategic HR Management, Recruitment, PMS, Green field projects General Administration, Facility Management, Employee and Industrial Relations incl. Closure and VRS etc. across diverse industries.

Name - Mr. Shantanu Das Gupta
Position - Member
About Me - Shantanu Das Gupta is a veteran from the consumer goods industry, with 34 years of rich experience in Sales, Marketing, Service, Public Affairs and PR. A Law graduate from the University of Delhi, he has worked with organizations like Reckitt Benkiser, Hindustan Unilever and Whirlpool. He is currently Senior Vice President with Intex Technologies, a leading consumer electronics major, responsible for strengthening its Consumer Durables and IT Peripherals business. Prior to joining Intex Technologies, Shantanu was part of the leadership team at Whirlpool India where he held the positions of Vice President Consumer Services, Vice President Marketing.

Name - Mr. P S Shivram Iyer
Position - Member
About Me - Over 37 years of experience in Pharma Sales and Sales Force Effectiveness. Vast experience in the formulation and development of strategic sales plans, achieving sales objectives and executing successful new product launch. A keen planner with expertise in developing marketing strategic and manpower planning. Excel in setting annual business objectives for driving sales initiatives in the organization. Proven skills in ensuring high compliance to reporting discipline. Have received appreciation and awards from the top management in the current organization. An effective communicator and proactive leader with excellent relationship management and analytical skills and a flair for interacting with people.

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.

Name - Ms. Yati Doshi
Position - Member
About Me - I have 10+ years’ experience in Purchase Planning & Materials Management, Advertising & Publicity; and 14+ years in Learning & Development, where I have worked with top Indian companies for their human asset growth on fronts like: Skill & Knowledge Assessment, Liaising with SMEs, Content Development, Training Delivery, Post-Training Assessment and Counseling; across verticals like: BFSI, Health, Retail, Hospitality, Travel, ITeS, and Telcos.

Media And Entertainment

COE Count : 7

Name - Ms. Sohini Bose
Position - Chairperson
About Me - Sohini Bose began her career as a Copywriter and has since worked extensively across Radio & PR, TV, Print, Online & Digital, On Ground and the Film space. An established 360 degree media specialist, she is presently working as Creative Head, West with Times Red Cell (The Times of India Group) in Mumbai. Sohini, a proud Cannes Lion Gold Winner, (2011) has also been a Founder Member & School Journalist with Voices - The Statesman in School, contributed to leading publications, volunteered with Crusade to support children’s education. Her hobbies include travelling, sports, music, film studies, philosophy, etc.

Name - Ms. Meghna Prem
Position - Member
About Me - Having worked at some of the finest agencies in the country, like Mudra and Rediffusion, Meghna’s background is of advertising and marketing. Her creative journey began post her training in Production, Direction and T.V. journalism, which led her to work with veterans like Raj Kumar Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Satish Kaushik, Ram Gopal Verma and many more. Later she progressed to television and headed creative teams at Balaji Telefilms, Rose films, Sahara One TV, etc. She is a film enthusiast and enjoys herself exploring new cuisines and countries.

Name - Mr. Soumyadipta Banerjee
Position - Member
About Me - Soumyadipta is a senior journalist and lecturer based in Mumbai. He is the Director of SVKM’s Harkisan Mehta Institute of Media, Research and Analysis (HMMRA). Before joining SVKM, he was a Bureau Chief with The Times of India. He is a public speaker and frequently talks about the start-up scene in India. He specialises in talking about online content and start-ups that deal with it. He is frequently invited for guest lectures and master classes at media institutes of repute. In his journalism career, he has worked with leading media houses such as The Times of India, Web18 (CNN-IBN group), DNA, and The Telegraph for the past 16 years. He specialises in writing on Indian cinema and was the film critic at DNA and later at Web18 (Network 18, CNN-IBN group). Also an expert in launching media start-ups, he played a pivotal role in launching the regional newspaper Ei Samay from The Times of India Group. Previously at Web18 (CNN-IBN group), he played a prominent role in re-designing and re-launching the portal in.com. Over the years, he has launched several successful media ventures for his employers. He started his journalism career with The Telegraph.

Name - Mr. Samar Khan
Position - Member
About Me - Have been a journalist ,TV producer and independent film maker who has worked across all mediums including TV ,Cinema and digital .A Content creator who understand the business aspect of it also

Name - Dr. Sanjay Vasant Ranade
Position - Member
About Me - Dr Sanjay Ranade is associate professor at the Department of Communication and Journalism, University of Mumbai. He did his PhD from the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Contemporary Studies, University of Mumbai where he studied the recipient’s point of view of what makes news in Indian newspapers. He was Adjunct Research Fellow with Monash Asia Institute, Monash University, Australia for three years and has been studying the Koli, fisher community of Mumbai for the past six years. He has translated of 'Mehmood-Man of Many Moods' from Hindi to English and ‘Laxmibai, the warrior-queen of Jhansi’ from Marathi to English.

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.

Pharmaceutical

COE Count : 6

Name - Mr. Lalit Kumar Pradhan
Position - Member
About Me - Mr. Pradhan comes with over 26years of experience in MNC's and Top Indian Pharmaceutical Manufacturing companies. He has excellent experience in managing plants, strong experience in Projects (Commissioning and Operation of New Green Field Plants), Quality Assurance, Production Planning & Control , co-ordinating sales & marketing activities as required from Plants. He has successfully lead many external International Audits like US-FDA, MHRA, MCC, ANVISA (Brazil), PIC & ISO 9001/14001. Some of his specialties include Commissioning green field plants,International Audits, iso 9000, production management, process engineering, quality assurance, recruitment, safety, technical training.

Name - Mr. Sreekanth Muttineni
Position - Member
About Me - With over 22 years in Regulatory Plant operations, Mr. Muttineni has handled Projects, solids, Injectables, technology transfer, LSS etc.. He has been working with lean six sigma principles for almost 12 years. At Aurobindo Pharma as GM Operations, he had helped establish a 100% EOU regulated plant. Furthermore, he had worked at Dr Reddy's Labs for lose to 10 years. At Biological E Ltd., he has contributed to the field of injectables and liquid oral preparations. Mr. Muttineni current works with LUPIN Ltd in the capacity of a VP Operations (Formulations).

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. Sandeep Kumar Gupta
Position - Member
About Me - I am a medical pharmacologist with approximately 8 years of experience in both academics and industry. I received my MD (Pharmacology) from RIMS, Ranchi in 2007 and worked in Ranbaxy Research Lab (Gurgaon, India) as Senior Research Scientist and in Sanofi as Regional Medical Advisor for approximately 5 years. I am currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology in DSMCH, Permabalur (Tamilnadu, India). I am a life member of the Indian Pharmacological Society. I have published about 15 papers in peer-reviewed and Pubmed-indexed journals. I have also written chapters in books titled Fundamentals of Clinical Trial & Research (Paras Publication), Molecular Vaccines: From Prophylaxis to Therapy-Volume 2 (Springer Publication) and Advances in collating and using trial data (Future Publication).

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 - Mr. Rajendra Sahu
Position - Member
About Me - BE Chemicals, Six sigma, 15 plus years of experience.

Printing And Packaging

COE Count : 6

Name - Mr. Shrikrishna Vishwanath Limaye
Position - Chairperson
About Me - Obtained Diploma in Printing Technology from Govt Institute of Printing Technology, Mumbai. Joined family business of printing started by father on 1st March 1932 India Printing Works. Developed business as per the need of the market and added new technological products. Specialised in printing Books, Periodicals, Annual Reports, Commercial Products. Twice honoured by President of India for excellence in printing. Seved associations of printers at City, State and National Level. Served and developed the Institute of Printing Technology and Research of Maharashtra Mudran Parishad set at Panvel. Set paralally two business 1. Yash Enterprises – Trading in Welding Electrodes and Industrial Vacuum Cleaners 2. Inking Innovations – The publishing house

Name - Mr. Sandeep Jagdish Zaveri
Position - Member
About Me - B-tec in Business with printing technology, love facing different challenges in Print Medias

Name - Mr. Hemanshu Dolatrai Desai
Position - Member
About Me - Working in Printing industry for long has given me the exposure to provide technical solutions in the printing industry with specialization in Prepress. I had started carrier when Hot-metal press was used and today everything is computerized. I have done international certifications in colour management and work flow from Fogra and Idea Alliance and am active in doing press standardization.

Name - Mr. Ramesh Rangnath Dendge
Position - Member
About Me - Ramesh R. Dendge, ME (Printing Technology) and MBA (Financial Management), started professional career in 1997 as Production Engineer with the Johnson and Johnson Mumbai and switched to academia in 2001 and worked as a lecturer in Printing Technology with Government Institute of Printing Technology Mumbai until 2014. Presently he is working as senior lecturer with Government Polytechnic Beed, During 16 years of academic contribution he has participated in important academic activities like curriculum preparation for Government Institute of Printing Technology Mumbai and MSBTE affiliated institutes catering diploma level education in Printing Technology, defining equivalency between curricula, laboratory manual preparation and has experience of supervising CEP (Continuing Education Program) and handling testing, internal production and consultancy facilities. Has, in his name, three international research papers published in journal of international repute like IARIGAI and paper presented in international conference by IEEE.

Name - Mr. Kamlesh Sharad Pawaskar
Position - Member
About Me - Print production professional with expertise in wide format printing and visual communication for retail & sign manufacturing.

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.

Renewable Energy

COE Count : 2

Name - Mr. Alok Kumar Sinha
Position - Member
About Me - I possess more than 24 years of professional experience in the Solar Photovoltaic area of diverse nature.  I have carried out a large number of field projects so far and thus very well about the capacity building requirements of individuals, organisations and communities at large. Importantly, I am associated with the Vocational Education Division of the National Institute of Open Schooling in one way or the other. Thus I am fully capable of doing full justice to the work that may be assigned by TISS to me.

Name - Mr. Ajay Girdharilal Chandak
Position - Member
About Me - Passionate promoter & consultant of renewable energy and waste to energy systems. R & D and innovation are my passion. Initiated 37 patents, commercialized some of them. Entrepreneurship training in renewable energy is another area of strength

Telecom

COE Count : 1

Name - Mr. Syed Shahid Yazdani
Position - Member
About Me - M.Sc. chemistry from Utkal University, PGDM from Institute of Business Administration and Training Bhubaneswar, have total experience of 18 years which brings in exposure of working with brands like Hindustan Unilever ltd,Bharti Airtel Ltd, Tata Telecom, Reliance Communication Ltd. and Aircel Ltd. in a highly competitive market.

Travel And Tourism

COE Count : 2

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.

Name - Ms. Smeeta Chaitanya Gulvady
Position - Member
About Me - Smeeta Gulvady has a rich background in the Travel & Tourism Industry with over 30 years of experience. She has been a member of the IATA Training & Development Institute (ITDI) Partners Global Advisory Board (2013-2014). and has been nominated to the mentor council for Hospitality, Tourism and Travel by the Directorate General of Education and Training (DGET), Ministry of Labour and Employment – Government of India. She serves on the board of studies of ST. Xaviers College Mumbai, for BVOC Tourism.