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Mr. Manish Kumar

Director Advisor
Mr. Manish is a Director Advisor to Capacita Connect and prior he has worked as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of National Skill Development Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Mining Machinery from IIT (ISM), Dhanbad, a Master in Public Administration degree from Harvard University, USA, and PhD in Public Policy from The George Washington University, Washington DC, USA. He has to his credit a number of research papers published in national and international journals, focusing on institutional economics, public private partnerships, and economic development issues.

Dr. Lalit K Panwar

IAS officer
Dr Lalit K Panwar is a well known personality in the field of Administration, Tourism, Public Relations, Skill education in the country. He is an IAS officer, with a vast experience with varied government departments as District Collector, Primary & Secondary Education, Tourism Art & Culture, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj. He has served the community on designations like Divisional Commissioner of Jodhpur & Chairman of Rajasthan Public Service Commission.
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Ms. Shipra Bhutani

MD & CEO - Capacita Connect
Ms. Shipra is a Managing Director and Chief Executive officer at Capacita Connect. She is a first generation woman entrepreneur and educationist. She is an Alumni of Birla Balika Vidhya Peeth Pilani and IIM Calcutta and also been an Economics Professor of Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra. She is an active executive member of FICCI, CII , TIE Panelist at various TV shows and educational institutes. Ms. Shipra has won many national and international awards namely “CII industrial innovation award for tech startup - Capacita Connect, woman entrepreneur ship award by Wadhwani foundation, NEN, she’s Mercedes- by Mercdez Benz , Excellence in placement by government of Rajasthan , Bharat Shiksha Ratan, Woman of Substance by Ranbaxy”. She has also represented India at “ Festival of globe “ San Francisco.

Mr. Prajakt Raut

Entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship Evangelist
Mr. Prajakt is an entrepreneur and entrepreneurship evangelist. He has over 30 years of multi-faceted experience as an entrepreneur, professional, startup eco-system builder, mentor and angel investor. For the past 17 years he has been an active participant in the startup ecosystem in India. He is a director of startup success of Excelerate, a platform that connects curetted B2B startups to Global 5000 Corporations. Prajakt’s book, ‘Starting Up & Fund Raising’, helps entrepreneurs understand the perspective of investors and the building blocks of a business.
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Mr. Vivek Lodha

Director Advisor - Capacita Connect
Vivek is a Co-Founder and Angel Investor at Capacita Connect and he is an entrepreneur vested in building and boosting meaningful business ideas and converting them into success stories. With an eagerness to innovate, he is always on a quest to work on ventures that are not just innovative, but also help this world to become a better place to live in. He has closely worked on couple of projects with TATA Trusts, Bill Gates Foundation and University of Toronto.