Our Governing Body

PRESIDENT

Mr. Debapriya Dasgupta

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With his MBA from IIM Calcutta in the early 1980s and starting with IBM in Calcutta and other different ventures in multiple countries and organizations, he is now back to Calcutta & in his give-back phase of life, utilising his many talents to help better society.

 

SECRETARY & DIRECTOR

Ms. Shubhra Chatterji

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Ms. Chatterji is the founder member of Vikramshila and the Director of the organization since 1992. She has been member of NCTE, consultant UNICEF, member of several government bodies and task forces. Recently she has been a part of the SSA and RMSA Joint Review Mission (JRM) of the MHRD.

TREASURER

Mr. Asesh Dutta

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Corporate Financial Services

 

MEMBER

Ms.Vandana Ashok Dutta

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Social Development Professional

MEMBER

Mr. Surojit Chatterjee

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Mr Chatterjee, a singer, lyricist, composer, music arranger and music director, is the lead singer of Bengali band Bhoomi and owner and director of his solo band Surojit O Bondhura. Besides music his passion for social work in particular for the underprivileged children is very strong and he is engaged in a number of interventions to improve the lives of children around him.

 

MEMBER

Mr. Aspi Kapadia

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Mr Kapadia is formerly from Tata Tea, Mr. Kapadia is the Director of IRely and Madhujayanti

MEMBER

Mr. Atanu Sain

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Mr. Sain has been trained in education and is also the training head and Deputy Director of Vikramshila. He has been with the organization for over 20 years.

 

HONARARY ADVISERS

Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose

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Justice Ghose, a retired judge of the Supreme Court, is currently the Lokpal of India since 23 March 2019. Prior to his elevation to the Supreme Court, he had served as Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court, and before that, as a Judge of the Calcutta High Court.

 

Mr. Banibrata Basu

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Mr. Basu is an I.P.S.(Retd) Vigilance Commissioner Government of West Bengal

Mr. Kartick Chandra Manna

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Sri Kartick Manna has a Masters’ Degree in English and after completing his B.Ed chose teaching as his profession. He has taught for over 30 years in schools and also been the Head Master of several leading institutions. Since 2008, as Chairperson of District Primary School Council of Kolkata as well as the Chairperson of district Sarva Shiksha Mission Kolkata, he has provided exemplary leadership and made invaluable contribution to the cause of improving the quality of schools in the city of Kolkata.

 

Ms. Tapati Gupta

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Ms.Gupta has been founder member of Vikramshila and renowned educationist in early childhood education in West Bengal. She has been a teacher as well as head of dept. of pre-primary/primary in a reputed Kolkata school.

Dr. Shelley M Brown

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M.D (Medical Doctor, retired, specialist in Hematology and Immunohematolog and Associate Professor of Medicine, New York University Medical College). She is also the Proprietor of Kalpa Tree Pres, New York City, an Author and Editor and Vice President of the Vivekananda Retreat, Ridgely, New York.