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.

Mr. B. Rajashekhar Reddy

Program Manager, IBT program - Chhattisgarh

He has experience of 4+ years in the field of Education, skill training and entrepreneurship development.

Ms. Supriya Kadam

DIC project coordinator

B.E. Electronics
She has 11 months of experience in skill training, designing and project development, doing Fab Academy diploma in 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.

Mrs. Anita Kuldeep Jangam

Accountant Vigyan Ashram ,pabal

B.COM, Tally 9.1
She has experience of 5 years

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

Er. Pawan Soni

Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Program Manager

B.E. (Mechanical), M.Tech.* (Thermal)
Experience: 2+ 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

Mr. Sachin Lokhande

Agri Instructor, Soil Lab In charge

M.Sc. Organic Chemistry
Experience: 1.5 Year