Management
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Saurabh Pandey
Director & Convener

Expert of Internal Audit and Risk Management Advisory in India .Partner in SPS ACUITY LLP ; New Delhi based Risk Advisory and audit firm with partnership of 15 qualified Chartered Accountants.
He has served on the board of IIA-Delhi in 2014 and is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditor ( Delhi Chapter).
His past association with India’s reputed Chartered Accountants firm in New Delhi and auditing experience of diversified companies of different industries and of national /international repute , Ministry programs and PSU across the Indian states; gives him a solid background to enter into the Policy research field.
He is on the advisory board of Patanjali Renewable Energy Pvt. Ltd (Patanjali Group) Gr. Noida and Ultralife Batteries Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore which is a Singapore based company dealing in environment friendly lithium-ionbatteries.
He is director of the Indian monitoring body in the renewable energy RESCMO and key advisor to a prominent NGO in north India; Nandi Sewa Sansthan
He is the founding Director of India Think Council (ITC) and convener of Council's public events and discourse. Executes outreach development of the council's vision and objective across the globe.
India Think Council is in the ranking of TTCSP, University of Pennsylvania at 70globally. Under his abled leadership ITC has become one of the prominent Think Tank in India &South Asia.
He is also Founding director of Ikshwakupuri Research Foundation - IRF ( Ayodhya) . IRF is the body of cultural and religious research &Indic studies including Ramayan Paripath. He is also on the advisory board of Shadvid Ayurveda P. Ltd and Nairogyam – Bangalore.
He has curated five International Dialogues in India namely; Kumbh Conclave,Sangam Samvad, Awadh Mithila Summit, Seetanveshan ( Jatayu Ram Conclave) and International Auditors Summit (IAS). CCPCG and GIC (Governance Impact Conclave) are Indian annual dialogue series under his leadership.
All these dialogues and conclaves are having support and funding from central govt. ministries, departments and respective state government. these programs are having academic support from various central and state Universities, Institutions and civil society.

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Himanshu Bhati
Secretary

He is an IT professional and Director of Brentech Solutions Pvt Ltd. in New Delhi. He holds a strong experience of serving diversified clients ranging from government to private sector.

He is the founding secretary of India Think Council and lncharge of conferences and dialogue apart from secretarial responsibilities.

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Vikas Aggarwal
Director

He is the Founder of VIVA Group and honorary director with India Think Council.

With over decades of experience practicing in Statutory ,Internal & Tax Audit , Assurance ,Risk Management, Investment Banking , Debt Syndication , Private Equity & Takeover /Acquisition.

Graduated in commerce from Delhi University and Fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India-ICAI . Prior Joining to VIVA, he was the Senior Associate with Price Waterhouse (PWC - Mumbai & Gurgaon) for almost 4 Years and was engaged in Statutory Audits of various Multi National & International Financial Group of the World and Corporate.

He has extensive experience in Investment Strategies, Management Advisory, Arranging external commercial borrowings from overseas ,offshore structuring and overseas company formation ,Merger & Acquisition .

He is associated with several charitable trusts for his philanthropy services

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Rahul Singh
Asst. Director (Administration)

He is the consulting director of SPS ACUITY LLP and heads the firm at overseas platforms. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has 6 + years of post qualification experience of Statutory Audit, Internal Audit and Compliances in a reputed Chartered Accountants firm based in New Delhi.

He has extensively travelled in the Middle East, Europe and North America .Presently he is providing Internal Audit services in this region.

He looks after administration in the council .

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Kamlesh Pandey
Asst. Director ( Finance )

A member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Mr Kamlesh Pandey has expertise on Audit and Assurance from a reputed Chartered Accountants firm and industry in NCR with 4 + post qualification experience.

He is incharge of Internal Auditing in the council and leads the financial division.

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Office of Convener
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Sachin Upadhyay
Asst. Director , State Coordination

Law Graduate from RML National Law University, Lucknow and practicing lawyer at Allahabad High Court ( Lucknow Bench )

Sachin is coordinator for states for council and engaged with various social platforms for governance and policy change in the society. He has won several awards and appreciation for his social philanthropy and has coauthored professional books on legal practices.

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Nikita Jain
Asst. Director (Public Relation)

Nikita is a qualified Chartered Accountant & a graduate in Commerce (Hon.) from Delhi University with more than 6 years of post qualification experience. She is presently working as the Managing Editor for the professional division in Bloomsbury India, developing business, and handling the editorial division. In past, she has worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Cairn India. In total, she has 9.5 years of experience in the hardcore profession of taxation and accountancy, which includes 6 years of post qualification experience & 3.5 years of articleship experience.

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Saurabh Dwivedi
Asst. Director ( IT ,Infrastructure & Projects )

A Software B.Tech Saurabh has been part of Dell Inc. and Birla Soft in NCR. He is serving as a Consulting Director for IT audits in SPS ACUITY LLP. He is an innovative software developer and expert of IT tools and technique. He is incharge of IT and Administration

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Sumit Gupta
Incharge (Institutional Training and Study Circles)

Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India ( ICAI) ,Sumit is part of the council since the day of foundation. He has worked with S S Kothari Mehta & Co. and Grant Thornton in Internal Audit division for more than 6 years. Presently he is practicing in assurance and audit.

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Kritesh Srivastava
Asst. Director (Research & Reporting )

He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and meritorious scholar in finance and accounts. Practicing in corporate finance and taxation, he is senior research fellow with the council.

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Nitesh Aggarwal
Sr. Fellow (Data Analysis )

MBA in Finance, Nitesh is having expertise in data analysis and accounting. He has been part of Vodafone India and served other industries in the financial profile .

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Merina Mayanglambam
Media

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Chapters
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Ankur Aggarwal
Asst. Director (Dubai Chapter )

Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India ( ICAI) ,Ankur was part of a multinational financial advisory firm in NCR after completing training in SRA & Co. and SR Denodia & Co.

He is providing his services in an MNC in Dubai and represents our chapter there.

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Manuj Bhardwaj
Asst. Director ( London Chapter )

Manuj is Founder & Managing Partner of BSM Legal Advisors & Strategy Consultants LLP ​ . A lawyer by profession, a visionary by potential and an innovator by intellect. Manuj, with his Legal & Corporate Professional Managerial expertise has recognized the fault points in the present culture of legal & strategic services. Currently Manuj is pursuing his MSc in Public Policy & Human Development (specializing in Foreign Policy) from United Nations University based in The Netherlands. His area of expertise includes International Economics, Fiscal Policy, IPR, Trade Laws, International Law, Refugee Laws, Cyber Laws, Data Privacy and International Arbitration. He is an internationally recognized youth leader and also works in the field of Climate Change, Youth Empowerment & Quality Education and has lead high level delegations to USA and UK in 2016 and 2017.

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Ayilur Ramnath
Additional Incharge Bangalore

Expertise On Information Security based on ISO27001, PCI-DSS, Sarbanes Oxley, IT Service Management based on ITIL, ISO20000, IT Governance based on COBIT, Strategist for any business process framework

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R S Mani Iyer
Additional Incharge Chennai

Senior Director at M/S.Gemini Graaphics P. Limited, Bidar (Security Paper Mill And a Security Printing Press as Approved by RBI/IBA looking after Marketing of Security Papers with Water Mark, both in INDIA and abroad.

Also looking after the Marketing of multi-colour pre-printed forms, Certificates, Answer Booklets, OMR Sheets etc. mostly required by Universities, School Boards and other Examination Bodies.

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Pankaj Sharma
Incharge (Allahabad Chapter)

A research scholar of vaidik science, he is practitioner and preacher of veda and vedang .He has earned several awards from government and recognized bodies and was faculty in Allahabad Degree College.

He Represents council in several national and international platforms and regularly contributes research papers.

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Office Administration
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Sanjay Bhutani
Media & Literature

He is an excellent orator and motivational speaker. He regularly contributes his articles in vernacular news papers on social justice and public affairs. He is employed with Food Corporation of India .

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Prakhar Shrivastava
Research Executive

​Pursuing Law at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata ​(NLU , KOlkata )
The pool of ​his interests contains Finance, Mediation, Politics and Policy Research.
​He is meritorious , adventurous and posses good knowledge of financial accounting apart from his litigation interests .
​He is engaged with the council for seasonal research work and content editing for periodical programs . ​

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Amisha Pathak
Research Executive

"A meritorious student, Amisha Pathak is a consummate social activist pursuing her undergraduate degree in Political Science from the Banaras Hindu University. With her inclination towards developmental politics, she is very active with various think tank forums, social works in Varanasi and contributes research paper.
She has done internship with Ministry of Women and Child Welfare.

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Inderjeet Tiwari
Accounts

Mr. Tiwari is having more than 20 years of experience in accounting & compliance and expert of the NGO matter .

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Gaurav Gupta
Research Executive

He is a practicing CA with lot of exposure in Indirect and Direct Taxes. He is expert of tax audit and has handled several corporate and SME assignments of Direct Tax Audit. He is safe hand for GST, compliance, and reporting and litigations.

  • gourav@gstark.co.in
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Niranjan Patel
Research Associate

Associate Chartered Accountant and Commerce Graduate
CA Niranjan Patel is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He has vast experience in Internal Audit and consultancy of indirect taxation. He is doing audits and providing consultancy to various corporates.

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Hina Juyal
Publication

She is a graduate and was part of the real estate industry as an office assistant. Hina is working as an office support for the secretary.

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Rishab Mishra
Software Engineer

 

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Vivek Kumar
Software Engineer

 

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Ravi Krishna
Software Engineer

 

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Arpit Kumar Sharma
Software Engineer

 

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Pankaj Singh
Event Management

He is director of MediaEvents.ME ;a company founded in Jan 2020 , He is having 9 years of experience in executing events and works with India Think Council as management executive of media and events .

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Harender Nath
Event Management

He is director of Team Three Active Solutions based in NCR and joined us in the year 2019 with Awadh Mithila Summit -Ayodhya. He will be advising us in managing our public events and dialogue .

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Kumar Arvind
Advocate and Commerce Post Graduate

He has vast experience in Tax audit, corporate consultancy and consultancy of indirect and direct taxation. He is doing audits and providing consultancy to various corporates.

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Mr. Rajneesh Tiwari
Account Executive

Profile : Managing Accounting and bookkeeping records of Trusts, Societies and NGOs alongwith Firms and Companies. With 5 years of working experience he is handling GST and TDS related services of CBDT (Ministry of Finance) & PAO (Ministry of Home Affairs)

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