Founding Trustees

Alpa Sheth is a structural engineer. She is a senior partner of VAKIL MEHTA SHETH and Managing Director VMS Consultant Pvt. Ltd, a  firm in structural engineering consultancy. She has been advising various high level government authorties on seismic safety issues and conducted studies of various earthquake events in India, to suggest disaster mitigation measures. She currently act as Seismic Advisor/Consultant to Gujarat State Disaster Management   Authority (GSDMA) . She has won many national awards among which Best Residential Property Award(2007) from CNBC Awaaz Crisil RE Award  and

Aabha Nagral was trained as a Gastroenterologist  from Seth  GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai. After working in KEM and Tata Hospitals she received the PN Berry Scholarship of the Indian High Commission UK  and worked in the department of Hepatology at the Royal Free Hospital, London and Mayo Clinic, USA. She now serves as consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist (Liver Specialist) at Jaslok and Fortis Hospitals and  Kasturba Hospital of Infectious Diseases, Mumbai.

Armaity Amin, is a senior family physician with more than 30 years of experience . She has been associated with various associations of family physicians and takes active interest in continuing medical education activities. In the social sphere she has been involved in school health inspections and immunisation camps.She is also associated with Johnson & Johnson as a medical advisor apart from being on the panel of leading insurance companies. She is active in the Rotary movement.

Dr Rashmi Gapchup has more than 25 years experience as a Paediatrician in Pune, and has her own practice  and works with multi speciality Deenanath mangeshkar Hospital. She has been working as a project Director for Urban slums project and Morris trust working for dyslexicis. She has an intense desire for working on Children's growth and nutrition. Her experience as  a parent of child with liver problem made her more intensely interested in children's liver disease and stimulated an urge to create awareness in the society. She has done her M.B.B.S. from Indore and later  her FCPS from KEM Hospital Pune. She has completed her D NB in paediatrics in 1989. She is a geek at heart and music lover and known to be a cheerful doctor.

Sanjay Nagral did his training in surgery at the GS Medical College and KEM Hospital. He was Associate Professor of Surgery at the KEM Hospital . In 1996 he was awarded the Inlaks Fellowship to train in Liver surgery in the UK. He currently serves as Consultant Hepatobiliary Surgeon, Dept of Surgical Gastroenterology at Jaslok , Fortis & Shushrusha Hospital, Mumbai and Honorary Surgeon, KB Bhabha Municipal General Hospital. He has around 50 publications in International & National Journals mainly on topics related Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery.

Dr Yeshwant Amdekar is one of the senior most practicing pediatricians in India having been in paediatric practice for last 43 years . Besides his own clinic  he  is now attached to the Jaslok and Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai. He served as a teacher at Grant Medical College for 30 years and retired as a professor of Pediatrics in the year 2000. He has taught an entire generation of paediatricians and continues to do so even today. 

 Mr Vaman Kadam  retired as a scientist from Bhabha Atomic Research Center after a long stint . In 1998, his daughter Pallavi was one of the first successful  recipients of a live donor liver transplant in India . Mr Kadam was the donor. Following this he has been involved in motivating other families for undergoing transplantation.  In the last 7 years he is working as volunteer for 3 NGO's,  JASCAP  ( Jeet Association for Support to Cancer Patients ),  MAKE  -A-WISH Foundation and  ZTCC (Zonal Transplant Coordination committee) .

Jaisingbhai Mariwala has played a major role in the development and success of the Mariwala family companies such as Bombay Oil Industries, Marico Industries, Kancor Ingredients, Autohangar and many more. He has been the Vice Chairman of the Spices Board and the Chairman of the Focus Group formed by the Ministry of Commerce. Mr Mariwala has been involved with healthcare through his association as a trustee of the Bhatia General Hospital for over 12 years. Through the Mariwala Trust he has been supporting a large number of students for higher studies abroad. Jaisingbhai now largely stays on his farmhouse in Mahableshwar where he is engaged in farming and rural upliftment.

Vilas Unavane LLB, AICWA, ACS, B.Com (Hons), has more than 34 year’s professional experience in the Corporate Sector. He has been advising companies on finances, management and Company Law matters like SEBI, IPO, Listing, Trade Marks, etc. Vilas has been instrumental in setting up ERP [SAP & Microsoft-Navigation] and MIS, Exceptional Reporting, Early Warning Systems, for increased efficiency and productivity in the various organizations where he has been on the Board.

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