Hearts & Minds that tick for Abhinav Shiksha Santhan & Doon Public School 24 X 7


Shri M. G. Vasan - (Abhinav Shiksha Santhan & Doon Public School Group)
Engineer, Educationist, Businessman & Philanthropist
Having completed Masters Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Kiev Institute of Civil Aviation ( M Tech ), Mr. Vasan worked as Scientist and Engineer in the National Aeronautical Laboratories at Bangalore. Widely travelled and experienced especially in higher scientific educational circles both in India and abroad, Mr. Vasan is a businessman, scientist and philanthropist.

He has always been very keen to inject into the school the best in educational and technological inputs in order to take the Doonites to the heights of excellence. The technocrat philanthropist in Mr. M .G. Vasan desires that students of Doon must get the best in terms of learning opportunities for achieving that goal. The motto he lives by and inspires others to live and work by is ‘Excelsior’.

Advisory Board

Shri N. V. Sarat Chandran, Director
Engineer & Renowned Educationist
Mr. Chandran has a solid Masters Degree in Environmental Engineering (M Tech) from the prestigious IIT, Kanpur. As a brilliant IITian and one brimming with new ideas and plans, Mr. Sarat Chandran is a veritable motive force in the phenomenal the turnaround of Doon Public School witnessed in the last eighteen years.

Being a pioneer in application of technology in Education he has specific ideas on K-12 education and subsequent Higher Education in the present day context. Mr. Chandran is the proud recipient of the Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Memorial National Teacher Award-2005 and the Award of Honour by Chief Minister of Delhi in 2007. He has been honoured and awarded continuously by different bodies in the field of education for his valuable contribution. As the dynamic school Director, Mr. Chandran takes personal interest in translating new ideas and concepts into day-to-day child friendly activities. Mr. Chandran has mentored many startups in educational technology translating them into success stories and continue to do the same in order to bring quality education to masses and unreachable.
Dr. Shashi Kant Tiwari – Director
Physician, Entrepreneur & Educationist
Dr. Shashi Kant Tiwari is a highly experienced and recognized Cellular Therapies and Regenerative Medicine Physician and Scientist. He has been one of the pioneers to introduce the concept of Stem Cell Research and Therapy, Regenerative Medicine, Cellular Therapies, Technologies, Products and Services in the Indian subcontinent. He has been involved in many active projects in the areas of Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Stem Cell biology, therapies the development of novel devices, the clinical outcome of biological therapies and various other Translational Medicine Therapies including Immuno-Onco Therapy. His emphasis in the past few years has been focused exclusively on the introduction and advancement of Precision Medicine and Personalized Translational Medicine and Immuno- Onco Therapies in the Indian Sub-Continent.

As an Entrepreneur, Mentor and a Venture Capitalist : Dr. Tiwari has been Mentoring some brilliant entrepreneurs across diverse sectors and helping them to broaden their horizons. He has been part of startups and in planning successful exits and has led startup operations in a CXO role.

As an Educationist : Dr. Tiwari’ keen devotion and passion to bring complex technologies to K-12 and higher education platform have helped him become an eminent educationist. He is tidata-fancyboxessly working towards ensuring the implementation of vocational training at the school level and striving to ensure that vocational skill sets can be imparted to the school and college dropouts so that they can revive their chance for a better future and be instrumental in building a better society for our Nation.

Ms. Sumy Vasan – Vice- Chairperson, Director - Academics & Legal Officer
Legal Expert, Educationist and Philanthropist
A Masters in Intellectual Property Law from Suffolk University, Boston, Graduation from Amity Law School and an Alumni of two of leading schools the country Welham Girls, Dehradun and Carmel Convent, New Delhi. Ms.Vasan has over 14 years of experience in the education industry.

Her journey began in 2007 with Little Legends, a early childhood education unit of Abhinav Sansthan. She has worked towards making it a premier institution with her expertise in early childhood education.

She is a strong believer in women’s rights and had the privilege of working with the late Ms Rani Jethmalani( eminent lawyer)in WARLAW ( Women’s Active Research and Legal Assistance for Women).

Ms Sumy joined the prestigious Doon Public School as Director in 2013.

Her sheer hardwood and indomitable will power have always enabled and encouraged people to work for a noble cause.

Her commendable academic efficiency, innovative methodology and scholastic approach has helped to take Doon public School to new heights.

Shri Mathew Panamkat
Educational Consultant
Gold medalist from the University of Rajasthan in English Literature (MA) and British Council Scholar in the University of Leeds, U.K. in Linguistics and ELT, Mr. Panamkat worked as Lecturer in St Stephen’s College, Delhi and as Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education, University of Aden for a total of 17 years.

Having shifted to School Education, he has functioned as Principal of St Paul’s School, Hauz Khas and as the Founder- Principal of N K Bagrodia Public School, Rohini. He is the recipient of ‘Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award’ (1996) and PTA of India-Principal’s Award’ in 1999.

Mr. Panamkat is a writer of children’s books (novels, science fiction and plays). He is the member of the Reading Promotion Team of Scholastic India Ltd and is passionate in promoting the Reading Habit and the Book Culture in children through seminars/ workshops for teachers, parents and students.

Dr. Nirmal Kumar Member
Renowned Scholar and Historian
An outstanding scholar, Dr. Nirmal Kumar, Ph.D, is Reader in History and Head of the Department of History at Venkateshwara College, Delhi. Ever engaged in teaching and research, Dr Kumar is a visiting Fellow in various renowned institutions, and lectures and presents papers in prestigious forums in India and abroad. He has authored numerous articles and papers and other publications. He has received various awards and honours in recognition of his eminence as a scholar, researcher, teacher and writer. His contribution to the school’s unceasing quest for excellence is invaluable.
Shri Y.V.S.Chahal- Member
HR Specialist
A postgraduate (MSW) with specialization in Human Resource Management, Mr . Chahal has 34 years of varied experience as an Officer in the Central pool, Ministry of Labour, Govt. of India and in other ranking positions. He is an ex- army officer and has seen two wars. He has also served as Director, Indian Airlines; in charge of Man power including Management Training, Industrial Relations and Legal matters pertaining to Labour. He has also had vast experience in school administration as he was associated with the schools belonging to Indian Airlines. Mr. Chahal had also a stint as General Manager of Sahara Airlines. His Experience as administrator and HR planner is of great benefit to the school.
Dr. Bimla Kapoor
Renowned Pediatrician and Philanthropist
A pediatrician par excellence Dr. Bimla Kapoor is very well known for her knowledge care and empathy. She has had a glorious medical practice of more than 50 years and is highly respected in the Fraternity. Her care for the poor and downtrodden is well appreciated and her love for kids has no bounds.
Mrs. Daljeet Kaur
Educationist & Educational Administrator
Mrs. Daljeet Kaur started her career as an eminent teacher and held responsibilities as Deputy Director of Education and Addl. Director SCERT, Delhi. She is renowned as an efficient educational administrator and specialist in educational training. She was instrumental in implementation of various social development schemes including provisions of RTE Act.
Group Captain T.B. Srivastava (Retd.)
Member (MC)

Commissioned in the Education Branch of the Indian Air Force in 1953. Group Capt. Srivastava was earlier a Lecturer in a college, while carrying our Research in Geography in the university of Allahabad.

He was selected to lead as HM Principal in Sainik Schools of Andhra Pradesh of Korukonda, Vishakhapatnam, Uttar Pradesh at Ghorakhal, Nanital, Manipur at Imphal (Founder Principal) and Tamil Nadu at Amravainagar, Coimbatore. He had a distinction of being on the Directing Staff of the Natural Defence Academy, Khadakvasla, Pune. After his retirement as the Joint Director in Air, HQ, Vayu Bhavan, New Delhi, he took up Principal’s assignments at Sawan Public School, Chhattarpur Road, New Delhi (an exclusive boarding school) and was a member of the I.P.S.C and Dayawanti Modi Academy II. Modipuram, Meerut, U.P. He has a vast experience in the field of education and is widely travelled.

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