ABOUT

Planet EduVentures aims to create 'ecosystems of growth' in education domain by bringing together institutional stakeholders, startup innovators, engagement specialists and contributors to enable communities of students, teachers, facilitators and visionaries achieve outcomes in respective contexts. Planet team thus reflects values of excellence and commitment to bring about the necessary change for India's evolutionary growth in its education system. 

Amol Parkhe
Founder CEO

Mr. Amol Parkhe, IIT Bombay alumnus has been an Fortune Global 500 Facilitator, Trainer & Speaker in capacity of management and transformative consultant to various top companies. For the last ten years, his exclusive focus has been on learning and assimilation through engagement innovations.

Rohit Bhange
Associate

Rohit, alumnus from IIT Bombay, 2011 batch, hails from Bilaspur, Chattishgarh. IIT gave Rohit the best platform to explore his passions and he found education as a potential transformative force which can bring about grassroot-level changes in the socio-economic dynamic of an emergent young India. 

Ramesh Badam
Associate

Ramesh, alumnus of IIT Bombay hails from Nalgonda near Hyderabad, now in Telangana. With the best four years at IIT behind him, Ramesh chose education as a career space to enable those like him who come from humble backgrounds. He dreams that someday he can go back to his roots in order to raise talent and help them achieve their dreams.

Akshanshu Shekhar
Associate

Akshanshu, alumnus of IIT Roorkee had a socially conscious bent of mind when he joined oldest institution amongst IITs. He chose NSS (National Service Scheme) as proficiency subject in first year. He started giving free tuitions in nearby village wherein he taught ABCD to the youngest ones and basic concepts of chemistry to the eldest ones. He derived fulfillment by the thankfulness expressed by the village students.

Ritesh Uraon
Associate

Ritesh, alumnus of IIT Roorkee hails from Bagaha, Champaran, Bihar. Having done his schooling from Jawahar Navodaya School in a traditional Gurukul system of teaching one's juniors and taking care of everyone like family, Ritesh has seen ground reality up close. He believes that a holistic education is necessary not only in terms of academics but also value systems enabling the child to grow not just intellectually but also emotionally with a strong spiritual foundation.

Rajendra Patel
Engagement Lead

Mr. Rajendra Patel, MBA, ACC, ICF has over 15 years corporate experience into research and consulting in the domain of human-capacity building. He believes that a highly competitive, ever-changing volatile world brings every individual with unseen challenges. Planet acts as a key enabler for them to adapt to change and evolve with a progressive mindset.

Sahil Kumar
Associate

Sahil, alumnus from IIT Roorkee, hails from Jaipur. IIT Roorkee helped him gain perspectives on different cultures of his batchmates belonging to various states. He believes that the innate talents and energy which students possess needs to be nurtured, shaped and channelized in the right direction.  

Rahul Kumar
Associate

Rahul, alumnus of IIT Guwahati hails from the scenic Palampur in Himachal Pradesh. Rahul aspires to take education to the next level by judicious use of technology combined with human engagement. He believes in experiential education as the key to making science come alive in classrooms.

Ankit Kumar
Associate

Ankit Kumar, alumnus of IIT Roorkee hails from Alwar, Rajasthan. Ankit believes that ideation on education has gone too far without any real execution on the ground. He thinks that education needs to have a pragmatic framework in context of employability as a larger goal than mere rote learning as it is today. His focus is to achieve outcomes concerned with the ability of youth to earn a livelihood through education.

Somya Patra
Associate

Somya, alumnus of NIT Rourkela, hails from Jajpur, Odisha. NIT experience taught him how colleagues from various cultural background share the same story of education and the struggles within it. Somya was inpsired to bring about a change in the education system by contributing towards pedagogy research which can be deployed in scalable interventions in K-12 systems across India.

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