The vanguards of SRK

Mr. Kamlesh Yagnik

Mr. Kamlesh Yagnik is the forerunner and President of Shri Ramkrishna Knowledge Foundation. He holds a post graduate degree from IIT-Mumbai. He has been in the industry for more than 29 years. Mr. Yagnik was appointed as the India’s First ever Chief Resilience Officer by the city Surat. He has also served as a President of South Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry and have worked to  project the vibrancy of the city’s trade and commerce at the international level. He is actively involved in various philanthropical activities and strongly believes that we must align our work to our goal to achieve the desired results. He has keen interest in leadership and management and creative ideas and innovations.

Dr. Ashvin Desai

Dr. Ashvin Desai was a Founder & Head of Dept. Comparative Literature, South Gujarat University. He possess keen interest in reading, writing and lecturing in Philosophy, Religion, Indian arts, culture, sculpture and Comparative Literature, architect, painting, traveling and listening music and etc. Dr. Ashvin is an excellent orator and has got commendable expertise over English and Gujarati language. He has been awarded “Tagore Chandrak” by Gujarat University for the best essay throughout Gujarat. Dr. Desai has also published various articles and books. He had been a regular columnist in various gujarati newspapers. He has also travelled extensively across various countries to deliver his lectures.

Dr. Sanjay Mehta

For over the last 16+ years, Dr. Sanjay Mehta has always been in the forefront of the education. Dr. Mehta has been instrumental in shaping the future of more than 15000 students. He is a passionate educator, mentor and guide. As a principal and CEO of a leading school in Surat, he managed a team of 500+ teachers, principals and supervisors. He has published various articles in the leading magazines and has taken more than 200 sessions. He has studied perception of teachers and members of management towards principal’s leadership, quality as part of his Ph.D thesis which gave him wide recognition. His book ‘Developing Principal’s Leadership’ published form Lambert publication,Germany has been among best academic management books. Dr. Mehta has been conferred with lot of awards including National award, he also serves as an advisor to various prominent names in education sector and are on their board.

Dr. Nirav Mandir

Since 2008, Dr. Nirav Mandir has been working with SRK Group as Chief Human Capital Officer. He has the strategic responsibility for SRK’s Global HR, IR, Administration, HSE, CSR and Compliance functions. He is also the Project Administrator for SRK’s state of the art manufacturing facilities Certified with United State Green Building Council.

Dr. Mandir has completed his Post-Doctoral Fellowship from South Korea; Ph.D. from USA; Advanced HRM from IIM-A; an M.Phil; a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety & Environmental Management; an MSW; an L.L.B. & B.Sc in Physics. He has also published couple of HR/IR related research papers into various National/International journals. He is a Certified Lead Auditor for various standards i.e. ISO 9001; ISO 45001 & ISO/IEC 27001 and a Certified Assessor for LEAN MFG.; Material Flow Cost Accounting; Psychometric Assessments; Certified HR Analytics & Metrics Professional; Certified Employee Engagement Professional; Certified Food Safety Supervisor & First Aid Senior; Certified Industrial & Fire Safety Professional; Certified Leadership Coach; Innovation & Strategy Professional from Harvard University, USA. He is also the Certified Corporate Director from Institute of Directors.

He has won many prestigious awards during his professional journey, i.e:

  • Most Influential HR Leaders in India-2016 by World HRD Congress.
  • 100-Top HR Minds (India)-2018 by Times Ascent.
  • Youngest HR Professional of the Year-2018 by National Institute of Personnel Management.

As a part of his honorary associations, he is rendering his services as Member-Institute of Directors, Advisor on Board-SRKKF; Member-HR and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Committee, SGCCI; President-HR Forum, SGPC; Member-HR Committee, Kiran Hospital; Advisory Board Member-Unified Brainz of India. He is also associated with KEISIE International University, USA as an Adjunct Professor.

Mr. Bhavesh Lathiya

Mr. Bhavesh Lathiya has been into the field of education for 12 years. Having done the Masters in Arts and Bachelors in Education, his interest and passion in the education always grew. He holds the position of General Manager in SRKKF and Director of V.N. Godhani School. Under his charismatic leadership, the school is set to become the best school in the state.

He is keenly engrossed in finding the teaching methods with creativity that takes the students in the array of new world of looking at various aspects in the constructive and unique ways. He has a multifaceted personality, Principal, Teacher, Trainer and Motivator all role into one. He admits that along with the theoretical knowledge practical knowledge is equally important.  He trusts in two ‘C’s ; To escort any change, one should be ready to face challenges.