Mr. Rusen Kumar
Founder and Managing Director of India CSR Network www.indiacsr.in
Rusen Kumar is the founder and managing editor of India CSR Network, world’s leading CSR media network. Rusen Kumar is a seasoned professional having very strong inter personal skills with strong professional ties across the globe.
He has been consistent in delivering excellence in various domain areas of social entrepreneurship, social journalism and social-economic development and has contributed phenomenally in bringing about radical change in life and life style of people from various strata of society.
He has made remarkable contributions to the world of media and journalism by contributing to series of leading media and been a contributor to the turnkey process mapping and management of various media related ventures. His passion towards corporate social responsibility motivated him to conceptualize and promote IndiaCSR.in as India’s maiden and largest online portal to further the upliftment of social issues. He is Managing Director of CSR INDIA Corporate Social Services Pvt. Ltd., a leading CSR Consultancy Company.
Mr. Shashi Prabhu
Founder & Sr. Partner
Mr. Shashi Prabhu graduated in Architecture from the Bandra School of Architecture, Mumbai in 1966. Shortly thereafter, he founded the proprietary firm in 1969. His personal architectural style blossomed with the design of the Wankhede Stadium in 1972 wherein, he delivered this monumental project in just 11 months.
He subsequently gained national fame with the design of Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium and Taklotara Velodrome (Indraprastha Stadium) in 1982 which was used as one of the venues for Asian Games.
In 1984, Mr. Prabhu foresaw a need to educate himself in planning of modern healthcare facilities. After visiting and studying numerous medical complexes in the USSR and USA, he implemented this knowledge in the design of numerous reputed hospitals in India such as the Lilawati Kirtilala Mehta Hospital in Mumbai, the 750-bed Thane Municipal Hospital, the 750 bed Pimpri-Chinchwad Hospital and numerous other public and private hospitals in the country. Today, under his leadership, the firm has completed over 24 hospitals in the country.
Mr. Prabhu’s deep interest in Cricket is evidenced by his designing numerous Cricket Stadiums in the country including the Dadaji Kondeo Stadium in Thane, Jullundur Stadium, Kalinga Cricket Stadium in Bhubaneshwar, Vidharbha Cricket Stadium and the most recent Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hydrabad. The last sports project completed by the firm was the renovation of the Wankhede Stadium which hosted the World Cup in 2010.
Mr. Prabhu is a Fellow Member of the Indian Institute of Architects, a Fellow Institute of Engineers (India) and a Member of Council of Architecture INDIA. Among Mr. Prabhu’s honours include being member of numerous prestigious institutions such as the Slum Development Authority of Govt. of Maharashtra in addition to being a Consultant to Maharashtra State Financial Corporation, State Industrial & Investment Corporation of Maharashtra Ltd. Municipal Corporation of Mumbai, Municipal Corporation of Thane, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Municipal Corporation of Jullandar, Municipal Corporation of Surat and Municipal Corporation of Gondia.
Mr. Milind Sabnis
Milind Sabnis is a self made business man based in Bombay. Born on 20th August, 1963, he completed his schooling from Balmohan Vidya Mandir, Shivaji Park. Having played cricket at the school and college level, he continues to take initiatives in developing sports. One such notable achievement is the Annual Open Rapid Chess Tournament organized by the Satish Sabnis Foundation.
As a Trustee of Shivaji Park Gymkhana he wishes to make sports more inclusive. Milind Sabnis started out as a young entrepreneur by setting up a photography and videography company that has covered several notable events in and around the city over the last three decades. The company-Zen Video, grew into an editing studio as well with state of the art technologies.
Milind, also runs Zen Construction which aims at redeveloping buildings around the city. With a vision to empower people using digital media, he recently started ‘Mumbai Live’, a hyperlocal news and information mobile application and website. Through this he aims to deliver news to people at a micro level.
His constant entrepreneurial ambitions drive him to make the most of an ever changing world and in turn give himself an opportunity to impact as many lives as possible.