Date : 27th February 2021 Time : 4:30 PM ( UAE) | 06:00 PM (IST)
Co-Chairperson of BEST Group Co-Founder and Chancellor Bharatiya Engineering Science and Technology
Innovation University (BEST IU)
♦ Co-Chairperson of BEST Group (Gatti Valley Educational Institutions)
♦ Co-Founder and Chancellor of Bharatiya Engineering Science and Technology
Innovation University (BEST IU), a State Private University established in
Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. www.bestiu.edu.in
♦ Co-Founder of BEST PU Junior College in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh
♦ Educationist , Social entrepreneur , Investor with 20+ years’ experience in setting
up Institutions, schools and Universities that provide students holistic experiences.
♦ Co-Founder and Global President of World Forum for Education, an independent
non-profit organization working globally to advance sustainable development,
humanitarian response and facilitating public good through Knowledge sharing and
♦ Founder of International Innovation and Creativity Conclave - I2C2 under World
Forum for education.
♦ Appointed one of the ten academicians in the General and Executive Council of
Karnataka State Higher Education Council- KSHEC, apex body on education in
the State. https://kshec.ac.in/academicians.php
♦ Former Vice Chancellor of Private University
♦ Co-Founder and Director of Evergreen Naturals - EN, a company that focuses on
cheaper availability of high quality agricultural inputs to small and marginal
farmers, monitors growth and farming practices and helps in establishing forward
and backward linkages in supply chain management. Products are Chemicals free,
naturally produced from farmers, processed and packaged in EN units and
distributed to consumers.
♦ Trustee of Apna Desh Foundation , a Foundation that spearheads initiatives for
meaningful ways to make a difference to our farmers while documenting best
traditional practices from rural areas of the states of Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil
Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.
♦ Trustee of Disha Bharat, a non-profit social organisation that works in the field
of value education.
♦ Member , Governing Council of Indic Academy ( INDICA)- a non-traditional
University for traditional knowledge systems .
♦ Ex member of ICT Committee of Karnataka State , Involved in planning and
implementation of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) initiatives
in association with the Government of Karnataka.
♦ Spearheading and Promoting CE- Conservation Education under International
Academy of Indic Studies -IAIS which primarily focuses on experiential /
immersive study model of our civilizational legacy, India’s culture and heritage,
Vedic agriculture , traditional values, archaeology, art forms, dance forms and
♦ Implemented mentoring systems through BEST TALKS enabling young people
and professionals to be mentored and thus carve a vision for their careers and help
focus them to achieve their life goals.
♦ International Goldstar award for exemplary contribution in bridging gap
between Thailand and India – awarded by Labor Minister of Thailand
♦ Mahila Ratan Award for contribution as a woman achiever
♦ Rashtriya Vidya Saraswathi Puraskar for contribution in the field of ICT in
♦ Higher Education Leadership Award in 2016 for Digital learning
♦ Vanita Ratna Award, received in 2019 from the Indywood Billionaires Club