Express Report
Nomination for Advocacy Council
NGO Connect Program

Advisory Board

Mr. Rajeev Ragta

Rajeev is an astute business executive with over 15 years of expertise and significant successes in the implementation of IT systems, conversion of legacy systems to computerised variants, preparation of IT Strategy, BPR preparation etc. He has been recognized as the expert in Public sector vertical, and have good understanding SAP ERP, Oracle, Microsoft and Ingress Technologies.

The select clients that Rajeev have worked for include Local Government/Municipal Corporations, European Commission, ADB, DFID, World Bank, CAG, NACO, Supreme Court of India, NISG etc amongst other government / non-government Institutions that have transitioned from analog to modern systems.

Rajeev has extensive expertise in managing projects in locations like India, Mauritius, Nepal, Pakistan etc. Rajeev’s business interests are in the areas of IT strategies, applications business problems analysis and solutions architecture for complex business issues and BPR.

Rajeev received his bachelor degree from Meerut University, Master’s Degree in Mathematics from Agra, Master’s Degree in Computer Applications from Lucknow University. Rajeev can be reached at

Mr. Pankaj Sharma

Pankaj is International Visitor Leadership Program( IVLP), Government of United States Alumni who posses a special expertise on issues pertaining to developmental issue and developing economies. He is regularly consulted by global public policy experts, think tanks, governments across the globe and corporates including 2 of the Big 4 on the developmental and policy issues.

He has interacted and lectured on multitude of developmental topics at Ivy League institutes like Stanford, George Mason, Rice and top Indian Universities, in enhancing their understanding of the Indian socio-economic trends and its impact on the global trends. He has been widely quoted in national and international media like Wall Street Journal , Business Week, Christian Science Monitor, Forbes, New York Times, Khaleej Times, Times( London), Reuters, AFP, India Today, Le Monde, Economist, Times of India, Hindustan Times, etc.

He has also been a freelance writer having written on multitude of subjects in Indian and International dailies, specifically in domains of politics, developmental and social issues, in leading Indian publications like The Mint, Indian Express, Economic Times, Financial Express, etc.

He is an active participant in the Global Executive Forum and the Opinion Leader’s Panel of the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Mr. Gaurang Kanth

Mr. Gaurang Kanth has done his Masters of Law in American and Comparative Law, with specialization in Intellectual Property Law, May 2001from the University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado.

He has been awarded the Outstanding Maclaw Student, 2001 and Scholastic Excellence for paper on Introduction to U.S. Law, 2001.

He has been appointed Counsel for various Government and statutory authorities including but not limited to Municipal Corporation of Delhi, Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG), Embassy of the United States of America, New Delhi, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), National Thermal Power Corporation, etc.

He specializes in the Intellectual Property (IP) laws in India and provides a variety of Intellectual Property services in the fields of Trademark, Patent, Copyright, Design, Trade Secrets, Geographical Indication, Data Protection, etc. He also conducts IP due diligence and IP audits for companies going for acquisitions, mergers and joint ventures.

Mr. Vipin Sahni

Mr. Vipin Sahni is the CEO-NABET, Quality Council of India (QCI), which is the national accreditation body of India.He is a Senior Executive with hands-on experience in administration, training, accreditation, quality promotion, quality management & standardization. He has been associated with the field of Quality since last twenty five years and has worked is various capacities in leading quality consultancy and training organizations in this field.

Quality Council of India is an autonomous body operating National Accreditation Structure in accordance with the International Standards. The council has been entrusted with the task to pursue “Quality for National Well Being” through nationwide quality campaign. He has been actively involved in establishing the Indian accreditation structure particularly the National Accreditation Board for Education & Training (NABET) since its inception.

He has been instrumental in introducing several new schemes in Education arena especially for School accreditation and for Vocational Training Institutions.He is a qualified Assessor for QMS, EMS and EFQM Award in India. He has been a Director and Vice Chair on the Board of International Personnel Certification Association (IPC) and member of various national bodies in the field of Conformity Assessment. He is also a member of National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT) of Govt. of India., member of American Society for Quality (ASQ) and Chair of Education LMC of ASQ.

Mr. Deepak Agarwal

Deepak Agarwal is a visionary and a dynamic professional currently working as CEO of Consultancy Development Centre (CDC), an Autonomous organization of Department of Scientific & Industrial research (DSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. As an Administrative Head, he is responsible for promotion, development and strengthening of consultancy skills and capabilities in India including enhancement of export of consultancy and professional services.

He has significantly contributed in developing and promoting the Indian KPO business in India and abroad. He has been managing the Centre and taking it forward with focus on Consultancy export promotion and show casing our knowledge skills to the world. He ia also a Secretary General for Technical Consultancy Development Programme for Asia and the Pacific (TCDPAP) – a UN-ESCAP initiative for all Asia Pacific Countries

Prior to taking over as CEO of CDC, Mr Deepak Agarwal has extensively worked at senior management roles in leading Indian and Multinational organizations. His contribution to National e Governance Plan while working at GM at NISG has been of a great significance. Process improvements and successful implementation of large IT projects are his key strengths.

Mr Deepak Agarwal is a B Tech in Metallurgy from IIT Kanpur and a Post Graduate in Business Management from XLRI Jamshedpur

Mr. Amit Tiwari

Amit Tiwari – Founder, CEO & MD, MKT Softwares (P) Ltd, Amit is a technology expert and Alumni of IIT Kanpur, Amit is also a active member of Internet Society – New York Chapter and is on advisory board of Axis Group of Institutions. Amit has been instrumental in setting up a vibrant organization for enterprise applications, mobile technologies and have delivered significant benefits to upgrade quality of education in the Higher education space in India. He is a thought leader for improving information systems and technology adaptation in delivering quality education by various institutions and increasing the employability of students.

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