Dr. Mashelkar is the President of Global Research Alliance. He has served one of Scientific Advisors to the Prime Minister of India. He has been honoured with PadmaShri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan for his contribution towards nation building.
Dr. Jayant Narlikar
Dr. Naralikar, an Alumnus of Cambridge University is a noted scholar. He is the Founder-Director of Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics set up by the Indian University Grants Commission. Apart from his scientific research, he has authored non-technical books and articles. He has been awarded with Maharashtra Bhushan, PadmaBhushan and PadmaVibhushan and also has been honoured by ‘Kalinga Award’ from “UNESCO”
Dr. Vijay Bhatkar
Dr. Bhatkar is one of the most acclaimed scientists and IT leaders of India. He is best known as the architect of India's first supercomputer and as the founder Executive Director of C-DAC, India's national initiative in supercomputing. Currently serving as a Chancellor of Nalanda University, he has been honoured with Maharashtra Bhushan, PadmaShri, PadmaBhushan and many more awards.
Dr. Vijay Kelkar
Dr. Kelkar has worked in Planning Commission and Commerce Ministry as Economic Adviser. He has served in various posts including secretary to the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India. He was an Executive Director in the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He has been honoured with Padma Vibhushan.
Dr. Madhav Gadgil
Dr. Gadgil is an eminent faculty of many reputed institutes like Harvard, Stanford and Indian Institute of Science, Science Academies of India, Third World Academy of Science and U.S. National Academy of Science. He also established the ‘Center for Ecological Sciences’. He was part of the Science Advisory Council to Prime Minister and National Advisory Council of India. He Chaired the Science & Technology Advisory Panel of Global Environment Facility and was an Honorary Member of the British and American Ecological Societies. He has been awarded with Padma Shri, Padma Buhushan, ShantiswarupBhatnagar Award, Vikram Sarabhai Award and many more.
Dr. Ram Takwale
Dr. Takwale has served as Vice chancellor of SavitribaiPhule Pune University, Indira Gandhi National Open University and YashwantraoChavan Maharashtra Open University. He has also worked as President of the Association of Indian Universities and Asian Association of Open Universities. He is keen to use Information and Communication Technology for creating opportunities and quality education for all.
Dr. Bhushan Patwardhan
Dr. Patwardhan is Head of Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, SavitribaiPhule Pune University. He has been on Boards of several Universities and member of important national committees of the UGC, CSIR, Department of Science & Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Council of Medical Research and National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research. He has worked as Consultant to WHO Geneva and SEARO, participated in academic programs of the UN- ESCAP, GRA and NIH NCCAM.