FOUNDERS AND ADVISORS

vallabh bhansali

VALLABH BHANSHALI

Mr. Vallabh Bhanshali is a well-known thought leader and a businessman. He is a devoted Vipassana meditator and was the former Chairman of the Global Vipassana Foundation.

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NEMISH SHAH

Mr. Nemish Shah is the Co-founder and Mentor of Desh Apnayen Sahayog Foundation. He is the Co-founder of ENAM Group and is a living legend in the Indian Equity Markets.

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SHANTILAL MUTTHA

Mr. Shantilal Muttha is the Founder of Bharatiya Jain Sanghatana (BJS). He has made huge contributions in the areas of education, social engineering and disaster management.

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NARENDRA THAPAR

Mr. Narendra Thapar has had a long association with ENAM. Currently, he is an investment strategist with the group. He has wide experience in all aspects of Investment Banking, Private Equity and Fund Raising Activities.

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Operational Team

VIKAS MAPARA

Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Vikas Mapara has been actively associated with ENAM for almost 3 decades in various capacities. He has been a pillar of the group in the fields of administration, technology, compliance, legal affairs, etc.

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ANURAG SHARMA

Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Anurag Sharma has over two decades of experience in driving large-scale change across corporate and development sectors. His experience spans across large organisations such as Unilever, Honeywell, Capital One in India and the US

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Urmila Joshi

Head of Programmes
Ms. Urmila Joshi comes with an experience of over two decades in the developmentsector. She has worked extensively with CSR entities as well as with Public Private Partnership Projects (PPP), end to end, in areas ranging from action research, trainings and operations.  

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Dr. GARIMA GOSWAMI

Head of Research
Dr. Garima Goswami has done her PhD in Home Science Extension and Communication Management. She looks after programme design, research and content development at Desh Apnayen.

CHANDNI PAREKH

Partnerships and Communications Consultant
A Social Psychologist and CSR Consultant, Ms. Chandni Parekh helps shape strategies, forge collaborations and execute communications at Desh Apnayen.

DR. ARPEETA BHATIA

Head of Content
Dr. Arpeeta Bhatia comes with an eclectic experience of being an educationist in the development sector as well as teacher education.

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