Mr. Naresh Kumar comes with an Engineering background & a pioneer in developing capabilities in offshore drilling for Oil & Gas in India. He is business leader & promoter of “JOL” & “Dynamic Group” having multiple business verticals in India & in various countries. He is actively involved in policy & advocacy on several issues related to Indian economy & immensely contributed some of the path breaking interventions in India at the level of the Government.
He has been part of R-GROUP (Hydrocarbon restructuring group) where he made significant policy recommendations & most of them accepted & implemented by Government of India. He is one of the leader in Oil & Gas sector in India & contribute as speaker & advisors to make valuable contribution in this sector. He is recipient of industry excellence award for his contribution in Oil & Gas sector. He has been an important member of EKAL Abhiyan for many years & presently Chairman of Ekal Global Foundation.
Mr. Naresh Jain is founder of Jainco Buildcon Pvt Ltd, a well reputed name in the area of engineering solutions in the field of water supply & sewage disposal related Infrastructure development projects.
He is an entrepreneur with a passion to serve society & onboard of several education & developmental non-profit organisations including Maharaja Agrasen Technical education Society. He has been a member of Ekal Abhiyan for more than two decades & instrumental in bringing some path breaking initiatives in Ekal Abhiyan.
Mr. Pradeep Goyal is a qualified engineer, having completed his B. Tech (Metallurgy) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (1978) and S.M. (Materials Science and Engineering) from the world renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA, (1980). He was trained at Mukand Limited, India and Degussa International, Germany. He also worked at Air Products and Chemicals Inc., USA for 3 years, before he joined as Whole Time Director of Pradeep Metals Limited in the year 1983. He was promoted as Chairman and Managing Director in 2001. He is also on the Board of Directors of UPL Limited, Uniphos Enterprises Ltd, Hind Rectifiers Limited, IIT Bombay Research Park, Technology Development Board and NIFFT. He has been a Trustee and Fellow of ASM International, USA. He is also a Member of Indo- German Chamber of Commerce, Indian Merchants Chamber and Thane Belapur Industries Association. He is the Chairman of Ekal Abhiyan of India, an NGO which operates over 100,0000 tribal schools in India. He has developed patented innovative technologies using high temperature microwaves.
Sajjan Kumar Bhajanka
Sajjan Bhajanka is a businessperson who founded Century Plyboards (India) Ltd. and who has been at the head of 12 different companies. Presently, Mr. Bhajanka occupies the position of Executive Chairman & Co-Managing Director at Century Plyboards (India) Ltd., Chairman & Co-Managing Director at Star Cement Ltd., Chairman & Managing Director at Cement Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (a subsidiary of Star Cement Ltd.) Chairman for Indian Plywood Industries Research & Training Institute and President for Federation of Indian Plywood & Panel Industry. Mr. Bhajanka is also Chairman & President of Marwari Relief Society, President of All India Veneer Manufacturers Association, Life Member & President-School Managing Committee at Sri Sri Academy, Senior Vice President of Bharat Chamber of Commerce and Secretary for Kalyan Bharati Trust and on the board of 26 other companies.
In the past Mr. Bhajanka was President for Friends of Tribal Society, Chairman of Ekal Abhiyan Trust, Chairman for Star Cement Ltd. and Non-Executive Chairman at Star Ferro & Cement Ltd. He has been one of the initial members and volunteers of Ekal Abhiyan.
Mr. S.K. Jindal is a business leader who spare heads various companies under Jindal group, a well-diversified business house & one of the leading business houses in India. Mr. Jindal has been on several prestigious committees including Chairman – Investment & Capital Market committee at Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).
He is on board of several reputed social & development organisations. He has been an important member of Ekal movement for several years.
Sushil Kumar Saraf
Founder & Group Chairman of Saraff Global Group of Companies, additionally serves as an advisor to the Board of Trade of Thailand, India-Thai Chamber of Commerce and the India-Thai Joint Business Forum. A resident of Thailand for more than 30 years, he holds positions with the Indian Social Club of Thailand, Vishwa Hindu Parishad Association, World Hindu Foundation and World Hindu Congress and Ekal Global Foundation. In 2017 he was recognized by the Indian government with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award. He has also received the Global Living Legend Award.
Susheel Kumar Saraff is an abstract thinker, a dynamic doer, an exemplary leader, and a man with a benevolent heart. He is part of various philanthropic organizations and is actively involved in fund-raising initiatives held for development projects in Bharat and many other community organizations and educational institutions. Ekal Vidyalaya is one of the few projects which is close to his heart. The vision of the organization is to strengthen a holistic approach to sustainable development.
Mr. Ramesh Shah has been with Ekal Vidyalaya from early days of movement & instrumental in expanding the Ekal support network in USA & other countries. He has been a community resource in times of emergencies helping the community, navigate difficulties in immigration, excellence & family crises. In January 2017 Ramesh Shah had received the Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Award from the President of India, the highest honour conferred on overseas Indian by the Government of India in recognition of achievements both in India & abroad
Mr. Bajrang Bagra is professionally a Chartered Accountant & served many prestigious PSU’s in India and abroad. He was CFO of Botswana Railways for a decade. Thereafter, he served RITES Limited as Director Finance for more than six years then moved to National Aluminium India on the same profile. His last professional assignment was with National Aluminium Company Limited one of premier PSU of Government of India where he served as Chairman & Managing Director for a term of 2 years.
Mr. Bagra listened to his conscious call to serve community & took voluntary retirement to join Ekal movement as full-time volunteer. He is one of the prominent member of Ekal movement & presently serving as President of Central Executive Committee of Ekal movement.