Sri. M.M.K. Sardana
I.A.S. (Retd.) Chairman
Sri.Sardana was formerly a Secretary to the Government of India. He has immense interest in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He was closely associated with this initiative during his stint as the Joint Secretary in the Department of Science & Technology and later as the Secretary, Ministry of Company Affairs, Government of India. He was also a Member of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and Monopolies and Restricted Trade Practices Commission (MRTP). He is a visiting faculty to the Institute of Studies in Industrial Development and is currently engaged in teaching and research. He brings an enormous amount of administrative experience and diverse knowledge.
Padmasri Dr. Y.S. Rajan
An eminent Scientist, Technologist, Administrator, Organisation Builder and Leader, Academic, Writer and Poet, Dr. Rajan is currently a ‘Dr Vikram Sarabhai Distinguished Professor’ at ISRO. In addition to that, he also handles numerous other assignments. After working with ISRO for 30 years, some of the other key roles in which he contributed to the development of Science & Technology were Advisor to CII; founder Director – TIFAC, Principal and Scientific Secretary to Principal Scientific Advisor, Government of India.