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K. Tripathi

Board Advisor- Euthenics Group Consortium

Mr. Tripathi has more than 20 years of professional, entrepreneurial and board level experience. He was on board advisory positions for many companies. He has handled many executive and managerial positions in the industry vertical and horizontal segments.

Mr. Tripathi is currently associated with Euthenics group of Companies as Board of Advisior.He is playing important roles in Euthenics HR Services, Euthenics Education Services, and handling Large & Mid-Market BI segment.

Mr. Tripathi is advising management board of ? Euthenic Group consortiums ? diversified business lines in Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals, Oil and Gas, Education and Training, IT and IT Enabled Services, Agritech and Biotech, Infrastructure Development and Engineering, Textiles, FMCG, Education and Human Resources.

Prior to Euthenics, he was associated with the leading names like Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Dishman Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Goodlass Nerolac Paints Ltd., Applitech Solutions Ltd., and many other companies. His contribution to the industry has been in key areas like Strategic Business Management and Strategy Formulation, Business Development and Market Growth, Emerging Technologies, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, Mergers, Alliances, and Strategic Investments.

Mr. Tripathi envisions bringing global opportunities to the state and the nation through innovative business ventures in emerging technologies. He strongly advocates for adapting to the changing trends, challenging business environments through technology transfer, collaboration, and creating new products and services for business growth through research and development.

He is a Post Graduate in Management, Master in Arts and Bachelor of Laws.

Dr. D. M. Pestonjee

Board Adviser

Dr. D. M. Pestonjee has over 35 years of experience in teaching, training and research. He was the Professor and HOD in the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) and Honorary Professor at Dr. Albert Schweitzer International University Geneva for over 20 years. He had successfully groomed several Ph.D. candidates and is the co-author of many books and over 100 research articles to his credit and has been very active in the field and provided advisory services in education and health. He has been advisor to International Organizations in WHO, USAID and OXFAM. He was an elected member of UNESCO. He has been associated with several prestigious national and international organizations like ICSSR, AICTE, ICMR and UGC. He was instrumental in developing and conducting number of management development programs for executives at IIMA.

In November, 2000, he was conferred the title of Honorary Professor at Geneva (Switzerland). He is a Nobel Laureate for Peace, and was awarded the Albert Schweitzer Medal for Science and Peace in April 2004 for his distinguished services. He served as a member Executive of the International Sociology association and also served as Regional Representative of International Sociology Association of Applied Psychology. He is also associated with public and private NGOs, MNCs, and joint sector organizations for educating, understanding, and eliminating stress factors that are inherent to the corporate functioning in private and MNC’s enterprise.

He is associated with Euthenics IT Services as Corporate Advisor and Consultant. He is also an Advisory member in the Board of Euthenic Group.

Dr. Pestonjee is a Ph.D. in Industrial Psychology from Aligarh Muslim University, M.A. in Psychology, and has been conferred D.Litt. by the Banaras Hindu University.

Dr. (Prof.) N. N. Jani

Advisor – IT & Education

Mr. Jani . is PhD in computer sciences and a post graduate in computer sciences from IIT – Kharagpur.

He has a rich & vast experience in the field of IT education and training for last 30 years.

He has been involved in governmental as well as non-governmental projects like being a director of SEBI (Saurashtra-Kutch Stock Exchange). Developing MCA program, computer labs, Data Warehousing projects, Data Mining, Bioinformatics Authentication, Embedded systems, Geo informatics Applications, e-Governance Applications, Web Emerging Applications.

He has also done research in the areas of Networking & Mobile Communication, Biometric Technologies, Embedded Systems, Web Databases, Multimedia Applications Development, Web based e-Commerce Applications, Nano technology and Bio – informatics.

He is also a Computer Science Board Member and in that capacity he is academically involved as a counselor MCA programs, reviewing Research papers, DOEACC Society as an inspector of institutes and as an observer.

He has also worked with National Assessment and accreditation Council (NAAC) Banglore as peer team member to assess and accredit the institution/Universities. Also worked as an consultant for to Saurashtra Kutch Stock Exchange and State Bank Of Saurashtra (Head office).He acts a guide to the researchers doing research for their Ph. D thesis.

Presently he is a head of department for computer science and technology of Saurashtra University
He has published 72 papers, 12 books and 10 articles in various magazines.

Dr. S. Mangalan

Adviser (Agritech & Biotech)

Dr. Mangalan has over 20 years of industry experience in the managerial, research and advisory positions in Pharmaceutical, Agriculture and Biotechnology.

He worked as a research scientist with Cadila Pharmaceuticals, a leading Pharmaceutical, Agritech, and Biotech company, where his responsibilities were to identify the medicinally important plants and herbal medicine formulations, develop Quality Control and impart training to marketing staff regarding the concept of herbal medicine and its efficacy and safety. He was later in a responsibility to commercialize the tissue culture plants production for medicinal and ornamental purpose as a project in-charge.

He had also worked for identifying new businesses and projects in the field of Agritech and Biotech. His responsibility included planning, evaluation of various technology options, handling technology transfer and periodic review of the progress of technology transfer. He several research papers published to his credits in India and abroad in photochemistry.

He is presently the President of Biotechnology Division, Shaili Biotech (P) Ltd, Ahmedabad, which manufactures tissue culture plants. He is responsible for its total operations. He is presently associated to Euthenic Group as an advisor member in the board for Agritech and Biotech business development.

He is Ph.D. Phytochemistry, from M.S. University of Baroda; M. Sc. from the University of Kerala; and has taken a six months training at Netherlands.

Dr. Pramod Verma

Board Advisor

Dr. Pramod Verma had been a professor of Organizational Behaviour and Development for 25 years at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He was a Member, Board of Governors at IIMA; Member, Faculty Development Evaluation Committee; Chairman, Staff Evaluation and Development Committee-II; Chairman, Admissions Committee-Post Graduate Program, Faculty Development Centre, and Personnel Industrial Relations Area; Coordinator, Programs for Trade Union Leaders, HR Managers, and General Managers.

He has been a Director in various reputed management institutes in Ahmedabad. He has formerly worked as a Director, S. K. Patel Institute of Management & Computer Studies, Gandhinagar. He is a member of General Council, Academic Committee, Personnel Committee, Mahatma Gandhi Labor Institute for the Government of Gujarat. He was also a key member in Energy Consulting with the UP State Electricity Board, Welfare Member, Family Planning Worker Education Scheme.

Dr. Pramod Verma was associated with leading organizations like Indian Railways; Indian Iron & Steel Co.; Khadi & Village Industries Commission; Rustom Mills & Industries; HiRel Industries; Siemens Limited; Pawan Hans Ltd.; Alembic Chemicals; Paradeep Phosphates Ltd. Cynamid Ltd.; Gujarat Electricity Board, Gujarat Alkalis and Chemicals; Gujarat Heavy Chemicals; Cadila Labs; Arvind Mills, Ahmedabad Textile Mills Association, Committee on Telecom (Govt. of India); Mazagaon Docs Ltd.; Life Insurance Corporation of India; Indian Farmers Fertilizers Company (Kalol); Tata Electric Companies; IBP Ltd.; Bongaigaon Refinery and Petro Chemicals Ltd., Stock Holding Corporation of India. Besides he has several research publications to his name in India and abroad and is an author of several books on Management.

He is Corporate Advisor and Consultant to Euthenics IT Services as and an advisor member in the Board of Euthenics Group.

Dr. Verma is a Ph.D. in Economics from University of Manchester, and M.A. Economics from Delhi School of Economics.

Dr. Punit Sethi

Board Advisor – Business Process Re-engineering
Mr. Punit Sethi is Ph. D (Doctorate) in “Quality Management” from Kurukshetra University in July 06. He has done M. Tech (Civil) with specialization in Infrastructure & Environmental Engineering, M.B.A (Marketing & HR), and B. Tech (Civil Engineering).

He is a great orator, who has been taking sessions on Business management, HRD, Human Psychology and Civil engineering subjects. He is a most sought person as an advisor/consultant on almost all issues of Trade, Commerce and Industry. The Doctor has also been reviving various sick and non-productive business units.

He is the fellow of Institutes of Engineers Valuers and ISO i.e authorized Valuer, Estimator, Quality Controller (QC/QA) Auditor/Internal Auditing/Reporting and Environmentalist.

He is the Member of Indian Roads Congress and Indian Buildings Congress, Chartered Engineer.

Dr Punit Sethi is a renowned expert in Quality Business Management, Business Administration, Procurement, Operations/Retail, Marketing, Strategic Corporate Planning/Setting Policies for Multiple Projects, BD with Negotiations, Valuation, HRD, Civil Engineer, Project Management with expertise on Quality Control & Quality Assurance especially on Highways, Buildings, P & L, Productivity, Techno Commercial Activities, Administration while caring for Morale of Employees, Environmentalist , Raised Turnkey Projects from Scratch i.e. performed Diversified Roles in Corporate World in Different Locations/Working Environment in Different Positions with Managerial, Technical, Conceptual, Quality Control, Marketing, Investments and HRD/Admn Skills.

He is associated with Euthenics IT Services as Corporate Advisor and Consultant. He is also an Advisory member in the Board of Euthenic Group.

Mr. S N Mishra

Adviser- Engineering and Infrastructure

Mr. S. N. Mishra has a rich experience of over 35 years in the area of Engineering, Infrastructure Development, and Logistics.

He was instrumental in the Development of the Engineering Systems for the Indian Railways in RITES since 1979. He was associated to Zambia Railways for 4 years in its Rehabilitation Program aided by the World Bank for the Diesel Locomotives. He was deputed by the Indian Railways for the Colombian Railways and FENCO Spain as Consultant Advisor.

Mr. Mishra started his career with the Indian Railways as an engineer attached to the Locomotives Division. Ever since his joining, he was endowed with higher responsibilities. He was in-charge of operations for Strategic Procurement, Locomotive Inspection and Designs, and Infrastructure development.

Mr. Mishra as an Advisor on Board of Euthenic Group looks after Engineering and Infrastructure Development.

Dr. Rupesh Parmanand Vasani

Adviser – Euthenics Knowledge Centre

Mr. Vasani has been working on energy conservation and utilization of renewable energy resources and researching on agriculture and irrigation. He has several research papers presented at seminars and published in technical journals to his credits.

He is associated with many leading organizations and is a member in various professional societies like Member of Indian Concrete Congress, Member of Indian Society for Technical Education, Associate Member of Institution of Engineers (AMIE), Member of Indian Concrete Institute, and Indian Road Congress, associated with Gujarat Institute of Civil Engineers & Architects (GICEA) and Indian Water Resources Society. Over and above, he holds International membership in some of the prestigious international organizations and to name a few are International Association of Hydraulic Research-Netherlands, International Water Service Association-London, American Society of Civil Engineers(IS), Association of British Scholars-Gujarat.

He is Ph.D. in Water Resources Management, ME in Water Resources Management, B. E. in Civil Structure, and has obtained Diploma in Business Entrepreneurship and Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Relationship and Personnel Management.

Proff. Sumanta Biswas

Advisor – Euthenics Business Intelligence Competency Centre(BICC)

Mr. Biswas is a faculty and Head-Information Technology at Fortune Institute of International Business, New Delhi. He is a technocrat with professional experience of 14 years of which over 6 years is in corporate training.

Having core knowledge in SAP implementation and Business Intelligence, he has worked in different ERP life-cycle and Enterprise Business Intelligence implementation in MNC’s at as a Project Manager.

He is involved in integrating IT in Management Education. His concepts and ideas in management education like “Techno Functional Manager& and “Intelligent Manager& have been floated and introduced in curriculum.

His other activity areas include Consultancy, Corporate training, and ERP and BI projects.

His is presently involved in ERP System Integration on SAP, Technical Consultancy on SAP BW, SAP ABAP/4 Technical Consultant, Technical Consultant on Data Warehousing and Mining, and Technical Consultant on e-Business and e-Commerce.

He is a Post Graduate in Web Engineering, M. Sc. in Electronics, B. Tech. Software Engineering, IBM certified programmer, and has completed Microsoft Official Curriculum and other software development certifications.

Prof. Jalam Jua

Advisor – IT
Prof. Jua is an advisor to Euthenics IT Services for various cross functional domains and technologies like Business Intelligence, SAP, CRM, Strategic Planning, Systems Analysis and Design, Development, Testing, Troubleshooting, Quality Assurance and Implementation.

He has been in managing and building secure, flexible, modular, reliable, user friendly, high performance, high availability , distributed, component based, n-Tier, Web and WAP based Information Systems using OOAD, Rational RUP, UML, .NET, J2EE, and Oracle methodologies.

He has served various organizations in different IT segments like BPO and KPO, which include commodity fund management , tourism, asset management, medical coding and billing, telecommunication, accounting services, payroll processing & HR.
He has worked with leading organizations like GIL as CTO, CMC as Head-IT, Applitech as Head Business Process, Nirma as Head-IT, IIT Mumbai as Project Coordinator, ORG System as Software specialist and Business Analyst.

He is Post Graduate in Computer Science from IIT Bombay and BE in Electronics from BITS, Pilani.