Advisory Council

An Advisory Council comprising eminent persons in their respective fields and believe in REEDS philosophy extend their advise and guidance in REEDS activities.

SK Hajela Dr. SK Hajela is a distinguished telecommunication professional with a record of service at the highest levels in Government, Industry and in the United Nations. He is a member of the Project Advisory Committee of Technology Systems Group, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.
Mohan Reddy Mr. Mohan is a Chartered Accountant. He is a professional in management of Biomass Power Generation, Climate Change and Clean Development Mechanism. He, through his Zenith Energy Foundation has been acting as a catalyst for creating awareness about renewable energy and sustainability in India.
 Sridhar Mr. Sridhar has pursued his engineering from MIT, India and heads South India’s largest heavy equipment transportation fleet. Sridhar had traveled extensively many countries as a member of various business delegations. Sridhar is an active do-gooder. Through DVR Foundation, a personal trust established by Sridhar, he supports several activities – water, health, education, calamity relief etc to the underprivileged among rural communities.
 Srinivas Rao S Mr. Srinivasa Rao, recipient of prestigious “Enterprise Excellence Award” of Association of Small and Medium Enterprises, Singapore and “Udyog Ratna Award” by Indian Economic Society is a renowned techno-management professional with a focus on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). Rao as Managing Director of APITCO for 18 years was instrumental for making APITCO as leading Technical Consultancy Organization in India. Rao has been a pioneer in developing Andhra Pradesh MSME sector growth facilitating establishment of over 40,000 MSMEs through innovative interventions in cluster development, capacity building, technology transfers, rural industrialization and global linkages. Rao is a Chemical Engineering graduate from Osmania University.
Sumeet Rawla Sumeet Rawla leads Philanthropic Initiatives at Community Pure Water Foundation, bringing to this role her extensive experience with Global 2000 multi-nationals, technology startups and not-for-profit ventures. During her two decades at Tata Consultancy Services in USA and India, she led new business development for a portfolio of high-value business-critical systems and services. As Vice President, Strategic Alliances with the global humanitarian aid supply chain organization Aidmatrix/TechBridge, she developed alliances with World Food Program and USAID and created a donor network of leading technology providers contributing to Aidmatrix’s operating environment. Sumeet has also served on the board of SKS Foundation and on various committees at the Women’s Fund of New Jersey. As a social entrepreneur in her early career, Sumeet established small scale manufacturing units in paper products and garments to create employment for women.
 Murthy B N Mr. Murthy is a Mechanical Engineer with over 30 years of diverse business and industrial experience having involved as promoter, owner and associate. He is an active participant of many business excellence meets in India and abroad with commendable exposure to global business practices. Murthy has formidable knowledge about the social entrepreneurship space and rural youth empowerment. He actively fosters REEDS rural and social entrepreneurship activities.