• Deepayan Nayak

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    Deepayan Nayak was a Dakshana Scholar at JNV Bengaluru Urban and joined Dakshana fresh out of college in 2016. He graduated with B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) at Suratkhal, Karnataka. [READ MORE]

    Deepayan has been actively involved in Dakshana activities through the Dakshana Alumni Network (DAAN) and has served as Vice President on the DAAN Council. Deepayan now handles Selections at Dakshana and manages the NDST & JDST annually. Deepayan is adept at analysing and finding logical solutions to every problem.
    Deepayan is a foodie and loves experimenting with new recipes. He also enjoys travelling, trekking and is a fun person to be with.

  • Ravi Ranjan Pandey

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    Ravi Ranjan Pandey was a Dakshana Scholar at JNV Ranchi, Jharkhand from 2007-2009. He acquired his B.Tech. degree in Computer Science Engineering, from University of Lucknow (Class of 2014). [READ MORE]

    Ravi started his career with Dakshana as a Program Co-ordinator at JNV Pune. He currently looks after academic planning and monitoring of Dakshana-JNV Centres of Excellence in southern India. Ravi enjoys yoga and reading about spirituality. He is a favourite among scholars and teachers.

  • Ruturaj Patil

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    Ruturaj Patil handles all administrative functions at Dakshana Headquarters including infrastructure expansion, dealing with the local authorities and land formalities. [READ MORE]

    This young lad hails from Karad, Maharashtra and is a Computer Science engineer from Shivaji University, Maharashtra. He also holds an MBA in I.T. from Pune University.
    Ruturaj spent a year in Sales & Marketing at HDFC Bank before joining Dakshana. He enjoys reading and is an avid trekker.

  • Tarique Shamsi

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    Tarique maintains and updates database of scholars and alumni on Salesforce. He also assists Dakshana Fellow – Selections & Dakshana Fellow – DAAN on tasks in their individual domains. [READ MORE]

    This young lad hails from Gaya, Bihar and is a Computer Science engineer from NITMAS, West Bengal. Tarique spent a year in a fashion based start-up as an android developer and also owns a service providing company  before joining Dakshana. He enjoys spending leisure time on Quora, and is a national volleyball player.

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