Ms. Sohini Mehta
Associated with Mukti from its early days, having sponsored many students as part of the Talented Students Sponsorship (TSS) program. Sohini is an IT professional based in Bangalore and part of senior leadership team at Wipro. In her career she has been associated with various women empowerment and mentorship programs, and also been in committees for Prevention of Sexual Harassment at work. Sohini strongly believes that a society can progress only by creating equal opportunities for women in education, livelihood, health and financial decision-making. Currently her charter is to guide the Awareness + Empowerment projects of Mukti.
Dr. Subhankar Basu
Dr. Shubhankar Basu is a San Francisco, California based entrepreneur and the founding president of Mukti USA chapter. He has spend over 25 years in the tech industry, founded multiple startups and leads global multi cultural teams. Shub graduated with a BE(Hons) Degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Jadavpur University in Kolkata, and a Doctoral Degree in Computer Engineering from University of Cincinnati in the USA. Over 20 years, Dr. Basu has associated himself with multiple non-profit and social entrepreneurship initiatives and organizations such as Asha, AID, Habitat for Humanity and Rebuilding Together. Shub continues to be an active member for on-boarding new members and integrating new projects on the Mukti platform.
Uttam is one of the founder members of Mukti in Australia. He is a values driven person and hence his commitment to be part of Mukti for the last 14 years. He believes that he can make use of his professional expertise in the corporate sector, in India and Australia, for the benefit of the work Mukti is doing. His recent professional career in Australia has been in leadership roles within risk management, strategy and business continuity. As one passionate about the Arts, he has made films - short and feature; this skill he has used in making films from time to time about Mukti. The continuous stream of positive stories of beneficiaries is a huge motivation for him to continue to be with Mukti.
Sankar is founder of MUKTI and originally from Sunderban area. In his professional life he is an IT Consultant and working for an Indian MNC. He currently stays in Kolkata with his wife and two lovely daughters. He graduated from prestigious Jadavpur University. He grown-up in very poor family and witnessed the hardship of the people of Sunderban. His social service started with a great inspiration of one of his relative cum mentor during his initial days. He believes that every problem has a solution and we as human can improve our situation to a great extend with honest effort.
Mr. Madhusudan Bairagi
He is born and brought up in Sundarban. At Present he is working as a senior government officer in a renowned Govt. institution in Kolkata.
Satyajit is one of founder member of MUKTI. His association with organization is more than decade now. In his professional life he is an IT Consultant of an Indian MNC. He believes that we should leverage our own area of expertise to help the society and he proved that by implementing strong strategic IT focus within MUKTI. He has served many important roles within MUKTI organization. His native is Sunderban and passionate to invest his time and intellect for integrated development of our society. In his personal life he is also proud father of two lovely kids and love to spend quality time with his wife and kids.
Timir Baran Bhattacharyya
He is currently a retired person after serving various positions in various prestigious multi-national companies over more than 40 years. He completed his Bachelor of Engineering from Jadavpur University. During his professional life he mainly worked in Pharmaceutical and Marine engineering companies. In his last job he retire as Deputy General Manager of a MNC. After his retirement he wanted to invest quality time for society and thereby very much convinced by philosophy, thoughts and way of work of Mukti. He is now an active volunteer cum board member of Mukti and serving a very important position.
Mr. Dipan Banerjee did his schooling from prestigious Hindu School. He completed B.E in Civil Engineering from B.E.College, Shibpore (currently IIEST) and then M.E from Jadavpur University in Structural Engineering. He is working for TCS since last 20 years. He had travelled to USA, UK, Mexico for work. Keen to save the environment. He is associated with Mukti since last 3 years. Initially he was associated with Mukti Green Project and now leading the Mukti Study Portal and Android App Development project.
Dulal Krishna Mandal
Dr. Mondal is the current professor in Mechanical Engineering department of Jadavpur University. He has lot of contribution in the field of engineering education. He loves to serve the society in spite of his very busy schedule. He is being associated with Mukti for last more than 5 years. He do regularly visit different fields where Mukti's work going on and inspire and motivate the volunteers and the beneficiaries.
Dr. Kasturi Bakshi
Dr. Kasturi Bakshi is a senior medical practitioner. She is a founder member and Executive Secretary of KINSPARC (Kalyani Institute for Study, Planning and Action for Rural Change) aimed at conducting programmes for research, training and development for improving the quality of life . She served as the chief health functionary of Kalyani ULB where she implemented several innovative health projects amongst which Community Led Total Sanitation Programme earned National Urban Water Award from the President of India in 2009. She has more than twenty years of experience in teaching, training, implementing , monitoring and evaluation of programmes in the field of Reproductive and Child Health (RCH)/MCH. One of her areas of interest is eHealth/mHealth on which she has worked in collaboration with APuHC, UNSW, Australia and CMC Vellore. One of her proposals on eHealth ‘e-Swasthya’ was selected as one of the three best proposals from India for UK-India Science bridge competition in 2010. She also received ‘Dr. Gopal Saha Award’ for being the best worker of Indian Medical Association,West Bengal State in 2011.
Ranit has been associated with Mukti since around 2004. He finds himself humbled by the touching and often heroic stories of the beneficiaries, volunteers, and workers of Mukti. He is currently a R&D professional in the bio-pharmaceuticals industry. In pursuit of his passion, he teaches and performs Indian vocal music at various venues.