Trustees

Shri Vishad P. Mafatlal

Shri Vishad P.Mafatlal is the Chairman of Shri Sadguru Seva Sangh Trust since November 1, 2011 nominated after the demise of Late Shri Arvind N. Mafatlal. He is an industrialist having business experience of more than two decades in Textiles, Chemicals, etc. He is the Chairman of Navin Fluorine International Ltd.

Shri Hrishikesh A. Mafatlal

Shri Hrishikesh A. Mafatlal is a Trustee of Shri Sadguru Seva Sangh Trust as well as BAIF Development Research Foundation. He is an industrialist having diversified experience of four decades in the areas of Textiles, Chemicals, Petrochemical, Financial Services, etc. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive of the Arvind Mafatlal Group of Companies (AMG). AMG has major interests in Textiles and Denims (Mafatlal Industries Ltd.) and Rubber Chemicals (NOCIL Ltd.). Shri Hrishikesh A. Mafatlal is one of the Managing Committee Members of The Millowners’ Association, Mumbai (MOA) and a Governing Council Member of the N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies & Research. He was a member on the Board of Governors of IIM-Ahmedabad for 12 years (1995 – 2007) and Vice Chairman of the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL).

Shri Goverdhan K. Upadhyaya

Shri Goverdhan K.Upadhyaya is a Trustee of Shri Sadguru Seva Sangh Trust since August 17, 1968 and currently overseeing the management of Anandpur Unit.  With his family being closely associated with Gurudev, he was nurtured under the influence of Gurudev’s teachings which transformed him into a devoted and eminent social worker.  He has been participating in all the camps along with Gurudev since 1959.  With the formal establishment of the Trust, Gurudev gave him the responsibility wherein he was instrumental in organizing the First Eye Camp at Anandpur in 1980.  Academically, he has been in the field of Law.   He is also the trustee of other social institutions.

Dr. Vishnu S. Jobanputra

Dr. Jobanputra is the Director of Shri Sadguru Seva Sangh Trust, Anandpur. He was one of the initial associates of Param Pujya Gurudev, who joined formally in 1972. Guided by Gurudev, he is both an Ophthalmologist  and a Gynaecologist – a rare combination.  He has  vast experience of managing and serving both at Chitrakoot  &  Anandpur right from the initial period when there was no basic utilities available at that stage. During the foundation years, he was instrumental in setting up of the very first General Hospital and Eye Hospital of the Trust. He aims for betterment of holistic general health care and cardiac health care.

Dr. Budhendra K. Jain

Dr. B.K. Jain is the Director of Shri Sadguru Seva Sangh Trust,  Chitrakoot.  He joined the Trust in 1974 and is the architect of the current structure of the Trust, keeping alive Gurudev’s vision.  Dr. Jain is the renowned figure in the field of Ophthalmology having won numerous awards nationally and internationally. He has made various presentations and papers in the field of research.  He is the pioneer of introducing community outreach eye camps, vision centers and operational research in Central India. His vision is to put Sadguru Netra Chikitsalaya on the global map of eye care providers.

Shri Nanda Ballabh Lohani

Shri Lohani is a retired IAS Officer and  is associated with the Trust since 1985. While serving as  Secretary to Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, he visited Chitrakoot and was very impressed by the humanitarian services being rendered by the Trust.  Thereafter, he dedicated himself with the Trust for  “service of humanity” – the vision of Gurudev.  He has written a Biography, named Seva  Dhram Praneta on Param Pujya Gurudev’s Trust work in the field of Education and Social empowerment entrusted to him.  He is also associated with other charitable and government bodies at the advisory level.

Shri M.B. Raghunath

Shri M. B. Raghunath is a Trustee of Shri Sadguru Seva Sangh Trust.  He is the President-Sales & Marketing of Mafatlal Industries Ltd. and has been associated with Mafatlal Industries Ltd.  since August 1, 1994.