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Sakshi President felicitated by the Jan Kalyan Samiti for Lifetime Work in Poverty Alleviation and Women's Empowerment
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The Hard Rock Book Drive for the Sakshi NGO Library Program
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Sakshi VP conducts Virtual Workshop on Sustainable Development for Taylor's College, Malaysia
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Sakshi VP speaks on Value-Based Education in context of Gender and Contemporary Society for live IGNOU Panel on Doordarshan on International Women's Day
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Sakshi Library Program Receives Award from Delhi Government Education Department
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Sakshi VP interviewed by Amity University students for Women's Safety and Empowerment Film
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Sakshi Celebrates National Girl Child Day
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Sakshi Conducts Life Skills Workshops on Importance of Saving for Girls Education Project
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Sakshi Students Host American School Pupils for a Play Day
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Sakshi Partners with Ministry of Women and Child Development for Vatsalya Mela
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Sakshi Girls Education Project Pupil Wins IInd Prize in National Book Trust Children's Day Contest
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Sakshi Organizes Ghazal and Mushaira Nite for Independence Day
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Sakshi Organizes Summer Activities at Schools through the Library Program
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Sakshi Conducts Teacher Training for the Library Program
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Sakshi NGO Girls Education Project Pupils Win First Prize at Udaan Development Camp
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Sakshi Celebrates World Health Day with Girls' Health Camp for Remedial Education Centres
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Sakshi Participates in Harvard Serves Global Month of Service
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Sakshi Girls Education Project Celebrates International Women's Day
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Sakshi Pupils from Remedial Education Centres Visit Adventure Island
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Sakshi Selected as Government Mission Convergence Partner
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Address : D-332 Defence Colony
New Delhi 110024 India

Phone : (+91) 11-24621743 
(+91)9811233595 
Fax : (+91) 11-46580218
Email : connect@sakshingo.org

 
 
Our Team

Sakshi's Executive Leadership (pro bono) has traditionally comprised successful professionals in diverse fields like medicine, education, engineering, management and business with experience studying and working in different parts of India and the world.

Sakshi's success has been built on the tireless efforts of this diverse and accomplished set of leaders who have turned Sakshi into a showcase not-for-profit with both a deep rooted tradition of service and an efficient operational structure. Today, because of their commitment, expertise and connections, Sakshi has the best of all worlds with: 

  • a unique "Total Development Model" comprising Education, Health and Community Development (the "Development Trifecta")
  • efficient operations with very low overhead (only 10%)
  • partnerships with global foundations, educational institutions and corporations around the world
  • a network of expert volunteer advisors and operational partners
  • the ability to sustain  

Here is a visual glance at the educational qualifications and professional experience of the Key Executives who have built Sakshi, laid out its vision over the years, led it to success and in the process, integrated their skills, connections, wisdom and commitment to public service into the fabric of the organization. 

 

Education

 

Indian Institute of Technology      Armed Forces Medical College     Medical CollegeCalcutta University

                      Delhi                                                    Pune                                           Calcutta    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Cambridge University                   Harvard Business School                  Jesus and Mary College

         Cambridge, UK                                Cambridge, USA                              University of Delhi    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Faculty of Management Studies              St. Stephen's College                University of California

        University of Delhi                              University of Delhi                          Berkeley, USA   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Experience

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Founder President of Sakshi

Dr. Dharam Anand, MBBS, DPH, MPH, FAMS, FIPHA

 

Distinguished figure in the field of Public Health

  • MBBS, University of Agra, India and Masters in Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA.
  • Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Delhi. Head of Department, Preventive & Social Medicine, JIPMER, Pondicherry. Professor, Lady Hardinge College, New Delhi and Boston University.
  • WHO consultant. Established Education Technology & Medical Learning Resources Unit at West Indies University. Worked in public health, preventive medicine, family planning, research, education of teachers around the world including in India, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, West Indies, Bangladesh, Papua New Guinea.
  • Published over 200 scientific papers in India and abroad. Publishers include WHO, Universities and Government of India institutions.

Prolific Photographer

  • Published Krishna, Living God of Braj, a Book through the Eye of the Camera.
  • Photography exhibitions held around the world including at Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, Chandigarh, Egypt, Washington DC, Boston and Jamaica.

Awards

  • Posthumously awarded the Most Distinguished Physician award by the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI)
  • "Ambassador of Peace" award by the Inter-religious and International Federation for World Peace.
Past President of Sakshi

Mr. Satish Tandon

 

Captain of Industry

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi - First Class. Post-Graduate Diploma in Business from the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. Executive courses at Harvard Business School, USA, Ashridge University, UK and Alfa Laval, Sweden.
  • Professional Designations: 
    • Managing Director and Board Member, Alfa Laval, India, Ltd.
    • Chairman, Skansen Engineering
    • Chairman, Alfa Laval Financial Services
    • Chairman, Lavrids Knudsen Masinfabrik Ltd.
    • Chairman, Alfa Laval Saunders India Ltd.
    • Director, Esab India Ltd.
    • Director, Modern Dairies Ltd.
    • Director, Agrotech Foods Ltd.
    • Director, Precision Pipes and Profiles Ltd.
    • Board Member, Kolte Patil Ltd.
  • As Managing Director, Alfa Laval, India, Ltd. (ALIL), he conceptualized and led an Operational Turnaround resulting in a world-class showcase organization.
  • Within two years after his taking over as M.D., ALIL made a turnaround from a INR 300 million loss during the year 1996-97 and began to notch up record profits year after year building up to his last year as CEO, 2004, when the net profit zoomed to Rs.785 million post tax with a return on sales of 15.5%. This is the highest return posted by any company in the engineering industry in India till date.
  • In addition, as M.D., Mr. Tandon recorded stupendous increases in revenue, almost quadrupling the company, taking it from INR 1.5Bn when he took over in 1996-7 to INR 5.27 Bn in 2004 when he retired.

Dedicated Philanthropist

  • Advisor, Vishwa Jagriti Mission Trust
  • Vice-Chairman of the Technical Training Institute of The Poona Blind Men’s Association
  • An avid supporter of education, instituted a trophy and cash awards to outstanding performers of Abeda Girl’s College, Pune.
  • A keen golfer, promoted many golf tournaments and supported many young sports persons at the start of their career. Founder President of Women's Golf Association of India, driving women's empowerment through golf.
  • Associated with many charitable associations including the Cancer Trust of India. 

Industry Recognition and Awards

  • Vice-President, CIFTI (Confederation of Indian Food Technology & Industry), FICCI
  • Deputy Chairman, Process, Plant & Machinery Association of India
  • Member, Managing Committee, Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Member, Western Regional Council, CII
  • Member, CII Committee, Bombay Chapter
  • Member, Confederation of Indian Industry Council for Multinational Companies
  • Co-opted Member, Executive Committe, Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries & Agriculture
  • Permanent Invitee, Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Member, Regional Direct Taxes Advisory Committee, Pune Income Tax 
  • Udyog Ratna - Lifetime Achievement Award by the Wisitex Foundation for invaluable contribution to Indian industry. Past recipients include Mr. Ratan Tata, Dr. Vijay Mallya, Mr. Manu Chhabria, Mr. B.K. Modi
  • Alumni Award by IIT Delhi (2002); NRIA Award for Excellence - Best Industrialist (2002)
  • IMM Award by the Institute of Marketing and Management, New Delhi (2003)
  • ChemTech CEW Achiever of the Year by ChemTech Foundation (2003).

Media Coverage

As a popular figure with media got extensive coverage and graced covers of many prestigious and popular magazines like Citadel, Business Today, Business Barons, Golf Line, Process & Plant Engineering, Chemical Engineering World, Chemical Industry Digest etc. and was featured frequently on Television Business Channels including leaders, CNBC and NDTV Profit.

 

Current President of Sakshi

Dr. Mridula Anand Tandon

 

Distinguished Medical Professional and Investor, and Accomplished Amateur Golfer

Academic: M.B.B.S., Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune. 

Professional: Successful medical practitioner and businessperson with over thirty years experience as an investor in fields as varied as medicine, cosmetic technology, real estate and agriculture.

Accomplished Amateur Golfer: Winning in the last year at Delhi Golf Club, her home club, the Naval Kishore Cup, the DCWA Salver, the Oishi Cup, the Jogi Rai Trophy, the Lilly Khanna Rose Bowl, the February, July and September Monthly Medals and runners-up in the Fukumoto Cup. 

Media Coverage: Felicitated by Jan Kalyan Samiti for her social work in poverty alleviation and women's empowerment. Interviewed by leading national TV channels and Universities as President, Sakshi. Recently, interviewed by Doordarshan, India's national TV channel on "Women/s Issues and Sexual Harassment" and by National Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi on "Vocational Training of Girls". Presided as Chief Guest and Judge in academic, cultural and government functions.

Read:

Sakshi President felicitated by Jan Kalyan Samiti for Lifetime Work in Poverty Alleviation and Women's Empowerment.

Sakshi President Dr. Mridula Tandon's address to girl child pupils during Sakshi's National Girl Child Day Celebration

Sakshi President Dr. Mridula Tandon's message to Girls Education Project pupils on International Women's Day.

DGC Green Scene Newsletter, Pg 14: "At the...annual prize distribution....Dr. Mridula Tandon waltzes off with a well-earned armload of silver."

Legal and Taxation Advisor

Subhash Lakhotia

Mr. Subhash Lakhotia

Leading Tax & Investment Professional

Mr. Lakhotia is the Director of R.N. Lakhotia & Associates. He has practiced as a consultant on tax planning, tax documentation and investment planning in India for the last 40 years.

He is a leading figure in his field, having written nine best-selling books on tax, investment and real estate, writing regular columns for major national dailies including the Hindustan Times, conducting sold-out seminars, lectures and workshops like "Zero to Hero in Income Tax" and hosting a popular television show "Tax Guru" airing every Wednesday and Saturday at 7:30 pm on CNBC Awaaz. He also answers tax-related questions on popular investment websites like moneycontrol.com and magicbricks.com.
 

Mr. Lakhotia is Secretary General of the Investors Club and President of Spiritual Club International and Unite to Invest (UTI). He is the Chief Strategist of the Real Estate Strategy Group and is actively associated with various professional bodies connected with real estate and also with Lions Clubs International.

Mr. Lakhotia is our Legal and Taxation Advisor (pro bono).

 

Content Production Patron

PixCP ("We Produce") is our Content Production Patron (pro bono).

PixCP is in charge of conceptualization, development and content production for our website, annual brochures, newsletters and training modules.  

Strategy Advisor

TCAS is our Strategy Consultant (pro bono).

TCAS provides us expert guidance on the direction and focus of the organization and how to conduct operations for maximum impact at minimum cost.