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Earth Care Foundation (ECF)

Give It Back & Let Them Flower

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Our Sr. Mentors

Dr. Ajit Kumar - IAS. (Retd)
Founder Vice Chancellor, NIFTEM University of Govt. Of India Founder Chairman, Earth Care Foundation

Retired IAS officer of Bihar cadre. Set up two Universities of Govt of India between 2006-12. Indian Institute of Food Technology, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu (2006-09) - NIFTEM ( National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management), Kundli, Sonepat , Haryana ( 2009-12 )Both Universities have been declared Institutions of National Importance (INI ) in 2020 -Founder Vice Chancellor , NIFTEM University ( 2012-17 ).Executive Chairman , Vindhyachal Agri Farms Pvt. Ltd ( 2017- 2021 ).He is Passionionate to work for the empowerment of youth and women of deprived sections of the society / working for environmental conservation and sustainable life style development/ working for Standardisation of Traditional foods of India ./ Working for propagating Modern and Sustainable Integrated Farming based on science based and technology driven agriculture practices .Expertise - Project planning and implementation/ Setting up Educational Institutions / Agri Business / Supply chain Management/ Value Addition / Food Processing / Innovative models of Inclusive growth.

Mr. Uday Shankar Jha
IRTS (Retd)

Joined Indian Railway Traffic Service(IRTS)1974.Held several positions in Railways and Govt of India.Switched over to Public Sector Corporate in 1999.CMD Madras Fertilizers (MFL).CMD Brahmaputra Valley (BVFCL).CMD Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers (RCF),Post superannuation worked as President/Advisor/Director of several Private Sector corporates.Currently Chairman(Non-executive) Nagarjuna Fertilizers (NFCL),Socially active in Rotary-Astt Governor Rotary District Mumbai.Mentoring Farmer Producer Organisation (FPO)and working for Quality education in my District -Saharsa Bihar.

Lt. Cdr. Dinesh Kumar Upadhyay (Retd)

Worked both in Indian Navy as Communications specialist and Merchant Navy as Master Mariner. He has been a Soft skill Trainer for 20 years. Now spending more time in village near Buxar to raise more trees 🌳 and becoming Influencer to village youth.

Mr. Narendra Prasad
M.Sc(Physics) Patna University (1972) CAIIB

Joined Bank of India in 1974 as Probationary Officer and served in various capacities in the Bank and allied Banks in India and abroad .Retired as General Manager & Chief Executive (US Operations) in charge of Bank’s offices in New York, San Francisco and Cayman Islands besides Bank’s other business in the US.Also served as Nominee Director on the Boards of Depository CDSL and certain other companies.

Mr. Rajesh Kumar

Accomplished professional with 15+ years of extensive Consumer and Shopper Insights experience in diverse Food and Beverage industry with various Fortune 100 CPG companies, including, McDonald’s Corporation, ConAgra Food, Kellogg’s, Colgate-Palmolive, Sara Lee, and MillerCoors.

Mr. Sanjay Choudhary

Worked in Tata Steel, Coca Cola, Vedanta and final as senior adviser to MNCs on Govt policy and entry strategies on behalf of Madeline Albright's advisory. Corp afairs, Communication and Marketing are my field of activity.

Mr. Sudhir Kumar Sinha

He is a visiting faculty at XISS, Ranchi. He is the Founding Director of the ‘Centre for Sustainability and Responsibility Inc Pvt. Ltd.’ (CSR Inc). Sudhir, a LEAD Fellow, has over 37 years of rich experience working for companies and NGOs on CSR/Sustainability projects. He headed and managed CSR/Sustainability verticals of leading Indian & MNC brands such as Tata Steel, ArcelorMittal, Cipla Ltd, Reliance - Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, and Moser Baer India Limited. He was Advisor – CSR with PwC

Mr. Uday Sahay
IPS (Retd)

Uday Sahay dropped his baton to wield pen in search of his North Star. His experiences relate to the fields of media and publicity, civil governance, and policing. Writing and photography have been his passion, having eight major books to his credit and few short films too. Photography is a natural corollary.
In the government, as IPS officer of 1988 batch, Sahay has served the police department in the Delhi and Mizoram, and in civil bureaucracy at the centre (Prasar Bharati) and in the State (Delhi Government), where he had the privilege to head the communications and media vertical of Delhi Government and Commonwealth Games 2010.
In an academic institution, he was the pro-VC of the Indira Gandhi Technological & Medical Sciences University.
Sahay doubles up as publisher and author today, and his private company is into communication consultancy.

Mr. Amresh Thakur
IA & AS(Retd)

Completed Bachelor’s degree with Physics as Honours subject from Patna Science College followed by Masters in Physics from Patna University.
Shifted track to civil services (IA & AS) from where he retired in 2010. In between completed a Post Graduate course in Auditing and Management from City University of London. The job afforded me opportunity to function as resource in training and development within India and abroad.
Post retirement, got associated with ADB as international expert in capacity development projects on public audit, parliamentary financial control, systems of governance and accountability in Republic of Cambodia and Laos.

Mr. R. R. Prasad. IPS(Retd)
Ex-IPS BIHAR, Ex-DGP Jharkhand

Rajiv Ranjan Prasad. Ex-IPS, 1970 BATCH, BIHAR.
BA,English Honours, St. Xavier's College, Ranchi.
MA Ranchi University.
Lecturer,St. Joseph's College,Darjeeling.
Was Superintedent of Police in various Districts of Bihar.
Worked in the Intelligence Bureau, Government of India.
Retired as DGP Jharkhand,2007.
Was Advisor to the Governor, Jharkhand under President's rule in 2013.
Currently teaching Political Science in the Post-graduate Department of St. Xavier's College, Ranchi.

Dr Prabhat Verma

Dr Prabhat Verma, after graduating and having a Doctorate in Medicine from The Prince of Wales Medical College, Patna pursued his higher training in the UK where he obtained Post-Graduate qualification in Cardiology from the National Heart & Lung Institute, Royal Brompton & National Heart Hospitals, London.
After extensive training in the Interventional Cardiology, he reached the top of his clinical career and was appointed as Consultant Cardiologist in 1999 at Warwick Hospital & Medical School. He also served as Honorary Lecturer and Examiner for the Leicester & Warwick University Medical Schools. He remained involved with number of Research and innovative Clinical projects like “Radial Arterial approach for Coronary Angiography” way back in early 1990s when no dedicated equipment for this procedure was available.
He is well aware of the plight of a large section in his native state of Bihar that remains deprived of guidance and counselling which are essential for their career progression. After the fulfilment of his own personal ambitions, Dr Verma wishes to render his services with pro-active role to help uplifting those who deserve but remain deprived of the opportunities. He firmly believes that providing conducive environment and wider exposure, these underprivileged in the society will flourish and develop confidence in determining their goal.

Mr. C K Saran

An experienced banker, having extensive exposure to business and management.
An M.Sc. in Physics and a Law graduate, he has been a qualified trainer in Behavioural Science and a Certified Information Systems Auditor. He has a knack for managing internal control systems. He has published 2 books in Hindi on various behavioural aspects for achieving happiness through control over mind and action.

Mr. Amar Prasad

Shri Amar Prasad, a 1980 batch officer of the Indian Forest Service (IFS), has over the past 42 years of his carrier has worked in different senior level positions in Government of India, State Government, Corporations, PSU’s & NGO. He has worked for the Social Development Sector and under CSR for over 15 years.
Until recently he was working as Director – (CSR) and Head of the PTC Foundation Trust. He has experience of working in the Ministries of Rural Development, Agriculture, Chemical Fertilizer (KRIBHCO), CEO of Gramin Vikas Trust (NGO). He has in depth knowledge of working at the grass root level with the Rural Population.

Dr. R. Mandal

Dr. R. Mandal was an Adviser in the planning Commission, the erstwhile Development policy making Organisation of Govt. Of India. He served various Ministries of Govt. Of India including ministry of Finance. Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Food and Civil Supply etc. On an endorsement by the Govt of India, He also served an United Nations affiliated Organisation over 5 years. He is a highly qualified Technocrat with B. Tech, M.Tech (I I T-D), a Ph.D(England) and a post Graduate in Management (U.K).
Post retirement from Govt. He served a large Infrastructure Financing Company as a CEO for about 10 years and brought high value addition with new concepts and speedy implementation.
He brings over 44 years of experience in Industrial Management, Environmental and Forest Management and in Infrastructure Development.

Sri. J.P.Sinha, Inspector General, BSF( Retd).

J.P Sinha Joined Border Security Force in 1971 and retired as Inspector General. Worked in Kashmir, Punjab and North Eastern counter terrorism and borders of Bangladesh and Pakistan. Assigned to National Security Council Secretariat in PMO and dealt with national security issues. As observer in London UK in tri-nation(Canada, India and UK) exercise.

Meenakshi Sinha (MA, B.ed.)

Joined Kendriya Vidyalya as an English teacher and later worked with the British Council as a trainer. Worked with a number of English language institutes in Delhi as Master trainer.
Helped border security force welfare organization for their women welfare. Presently freelancing as a consultant.

Dr. Gautam Bose

Dr. Gautam Bose is a distinguished professional with over 22+ years of experience in various sectors, including India's public technology and academic domains. As the former Deputy Director General of the National Informatics Centre (NIC), he played a pivotal role in driving large-scale e-governance initiatives and shaping India's digital transformation journey. Dr. Bose's expertise in digital governance, ICT, and e-governance solutions is globally recognized, with a Ph.D. from IIT Delhi underscoring his academic prowess.

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