Esteemed Members!


Abhishek Kumar

Shri Abhishek Kumar has been working for ground level Impact of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Policies after completing his MBA in finance & marketing and CFA. Abhishek has been burning the midnight oil for galvanising 80 million Bihari youth besides drafting Bihar StartUp Policy, Industry Policy 2011, setting up IT Incubation Centres, organizing Bihar StartUp Yatra in several blocks of all 38 districts Bihar. He is National Committee Member cum Chief Advisor for Entrepreneurs Association of India (EAI) and consultant to GOI besides mentoring three other state governments.


Ashok Atluri

Ashok is the Chairman and Managing Director of Zen Technologies ( where he is spearheading the initiative to indigenise training simulation technologies for Indian Defence. Since Zen’s inception in 1993, Ashok has been responsible for driving strategy and ensuring cutting edge R&D has led to the development of state-of-the-art import substitute simulators for the Defence and Homeland forces. Ashok’s mission is self-reliance in Indian Defence. He believes that by framing policies that encourage indigenous R&D and IP creation and ensuring super-fast procurement cycle, India can become self-reliant in a short time. He actively contributes articles and has written for Huffington Post, Indian Express, Business World, etc.


Binod Singh Ajatshatru

Binod Singh Ajatshatru has a PhD. in International Political Economy form Peking University and experience of teaching International Relations...

Commodore (Dr)

R.K. Rana

Commodore (Dr) Rakesh Kumar Rana’s served as Principal Director at Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Navy), New Delhi, and was awarded many Commendations and awards in the service of naval indigenisation. He is currently Senior Advisor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.


Saurav Jha

Saurav Jha is a commentator on economics, energy and security. His first book, The Upside Down Book of Nuclear Power....

Wg Cdr

Ajay Batra

Wg Cdr Ajay Batra (PhD) commanded two prestigious state-of-the-art IAF units employing over 200 aerospace super-specialists and technology professionals. He served in several key capacities in the IAF, contributing to doctrine, design, development and upgradation.


Avinash Khare

Shri Avinash Khare has been an Automotive Manufacturing Technology Expert with 33 years of distinguished experience at Tata Motors Ltd. ….


Nabeel A Mancheri, Ph.D

Nabeel A. Mancheri is an economist by training with specialization in international trade, environmental and resource economics ...


Rahul Chaudhry

Senior Management-Executive and an acknowledged Industry Leader with an experience of over 33 years in India, UK, Singapore, Netherlands in the telecom and defence sectors with AT&T, Motorola and British Telecom. Till June 2018, was CEO at TATA POWER SED. He is Chairman of the Defence Innovators and Industry Association (DIIA). He is also the Chairman of FICCI's National Committee for Home Land Security and a Fellow of IETE and IDSA.


Vangapandu Venkatanagaraju

Vangapandu Venkatanagaraju, a young serial entrepreneur is active in the fields of Aerospace, Automobile, Mechanical and Information Technology. During his bachelors and master’s studies at RWTH Aachen University, Germany, he worked on complex projects in ISRO - Sriharikota rocket launching station, India and supersonics and hypersonics department at German Aerospace Centre, Germany - like optimising the acoustic noise at launch pad during space craft launch, Rocket cone aerodynamics analysis, Mars capsule base flow analysis. He is now holding responsibility as Director in 4 different international companies located in Germany, Finland, Netherlands and India.


Alok Bansal

Captain Alok Bansal is Director of India Foundation and Adjunct Professor at New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM). He has authored several books and participated in various Track II Dialogues and is a prominent commentator on strategic issues.


Bhaskar Kanungo

Shri Kanungo is experienced in Policy Research & Analysis, Government Relations, Industry and Corporate Relations, Project Planning and Operations ....

Major General (Dr)

PK Chakravorty

Major General (Dr) PK Chakravorty, VSM (Retired) was Deputy Director General at Perspective Planning Directorate, Major General Artillery of an operational Command, Commandant of Selection Centre South in Bangalore and Additional Director General Artillery at Army Headquarters. The officer was responsible for procurement of artillery equipment.


S. S. Parmar

Capt Parmar commanded INS Bedi, INS Sharda and INAS 330. Presently he is at the Maritime Doctrines and Concept Centre at Karanja, and looks at doctrine development and strategic maritime analysis. He served as Joint Director Naval Plans in Directorate of Naval Planning at IHQ MoD (Navy) and also been Directing Staff at Defence Services Staff College (DSSC), Wellington.

Delhi, India