Our Team

Our Inspiration

Dr. S.S. Kalbag

With the Guideline's of

Mrs. Mira Kalbag

Dr.Yogesh Kulkarni

Executive Director

He has experience of 20+ years in the filed of development of appropriate technology, skill training and enterprise development.
  • Education:
    • BE- Mechanical from Govt. College of Engineering, Pune. Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Indo-German Training Center) , MA (Distance Education) and Ph.D (Educational communication)

  • Experience  :
    • 1996-1999 : Worked in German Multinational s Officer –Business
    • 1999 : Joined Vigyan Ashram as Dy.Director (Ventures)
    • 2003 onwards : working as Executive Director of Vigyan Ashram

  • Major contribution  :
    • Developing educational multimedia CDs in Marathi,Hindi and English
    • Establishing Wirelss in local loop internet service in Pabal and surrounding 60 villages
    • Founder director of M/S Agrocom Pvt Ltd.a company to provide agricultural information to farmers using ICT based technology. The project was done in collaboration with IIT-Pawai.
    • Replicating Vigyan Ashram’s pre-vocational ‘Introduction to Basic Technology’ 122 + schools in Maharashtra, Karnataka & Chhattisgarh benefitting 7000 students per year.
    • Instrumental in establishing Fab Lab at Pabal in collaboration with MIT (USA)
    • Establishing Design Innovation Center at Pabal.

  • Awards and Recognition
    • 2009 – Evolve award from M/S GKN Sinter Metal, UK for  £ 100,000 for establishing finishing school project at Pabal.
    • 2011 – Maha-Intraprenuer award from M/S Praj Foundation.
    • 2014- MSRLM award  
    • 2016 – Natu Foundation – Sevavrati Karyakarta award

Mr.Ranjeet Shanbag

Deputy Director

M.Sc. (Horticulture), PGDM
Experience: 7+ Years

Mr. Sachin Punekar

Project Manager - School Programs

B.Sc., MBA
He has experience of 6+ years in the field of skill training, program management and business development.

Mr. Suhas Labade

Incharge Vigyan ashram Fablab

B.E.(ENTC), Fab Academy Diploma
He has 4+ years of experience in technical project developement,design & digital fabrication.

Kailas Vithoba Jadhav

IBT Program Manager

He has experience of 22+ years in the field of Provide guideline to start new IBT schools and provide a technical support to the schools, arrange a instructor’s training program.

Mr. Rahul Jagtap

Admin Manager

B.Com. GDCA, Tally ERP 0.9, MS-CIT
Experience: 7 Years

Mr. Vishal Jagtap

Principal Vigyan Ashram

B.A. + D.B.R.T
Experience: 10+ Years

Mr. Laxman Jadhav

Workshop In charge

Diploma in Rural Technology
Experience: 25+ Years

Mr. Suyog Warghade

Energy and Environment Instructor

Diploma in E & TC
Experience: 2 Years

Amol Devram Khamkar

DIC Lab Engineer

B.Tech Automobile Engineering, Diploma in Automobile Engineering

Experience : 

  1. Research Fellow - 10 months (DIC Vigyan Ashram Pabal)
  2. Sales engineer- 2 months (SVR Infotech Pune)

Mrs. Supriya Kadam

Lab incharge, DIY lab Kothrud

Electronics Engineer , Fab academy graduate
Experience: She has 4 years of experience in skill training,CNC making, designing,prototyping and project development. Recently she is managing DIY lab Kothrud and leading REDX club for Artificial Intelligence.

Karishma Lahu Gaikwad


Experience: Hero finance 1.5 Year, Vigyan Ashram 1 year

Hawaldar Reshma fahim 

Home & Health Instructor

12th pass
Experience: 6 Year

Harshada harishchandra raut

Sewing lab instructor

Mcom part 1 , Basic fashion designing. 
Experience: 1 Year

Sambhudas Komal Dnyanesh 

Computer Instructor

S.Y.Bcom appear
Experience: 1 Month 

Miss. Komal Harishchandra Raut

Program Manager (FAB LAB incharge, DIC co-ordinator)

B.Tech (Agriculture), FAB engineer (diploma) 
Experience: vigyan ashram - 2 years of experience, job experience - 7 months

Padmaja Dattatrya Mohalkar

Project Engineer

Diploma In E & TC 
Experience: 1.6 Year (Vigyan Ashram)

Snehal Swapnil Mahajan

Project Engineer

BE(Electrical, Electronics & Power)
Experience: 6 Months