• Maruti Londhe

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    Maruti Londhe has been with Dakshana ever since the Dakshana Valley was bought in Kadus in 2014. He is in charge of House Keeping of the campus. [READ MORE]

    Maruti, as he is popularly known, is a native of Pune and has completed his matriculation. Maruti likes to play cricket, Kho-Kho, and Kabbadi and is very passionate about hygiene, cleaning & admin activity for Valley.

  • Vishal Dattatray Gunjal

    close Dakshana Co-ordinator – Maharashtra

    Vishal Dattatray Gunjal has completed his B.E. in E&TC from Pune University. Vishal has worked with some big names in the industry such as L.G.Electronics before joining Dakshana in 2020. [READ MORE]

    Vishal chose to work with Dakshana because he resonates with Dakshana’s cause and believes in the impact that is achieved. Vishal’s job involves creating awareness about the Dakshana scholarship program among students of government schools in Maharashtra. As a part of his job, Vishal liaises with state and district education officers. He is passionate about Volleyball and is a National Volleyball player. Vishal’s family consists of his parents, wife and he is blessed with a son. Vishal’s wife, Rajita, also helps with the Dakshana CSR program being run in the Kadus village school where we help students prepare for the Navodaya Selection Test.

  • P H Harish

    close Teaching Assistant - V 2.0

    Harish is an Electronics Engineer from Telangana. [READ MORE]

    He joined Dakshana Version 2.0. in February 2019 as a Teaching Assistant at the Telangana Tribal Welfare Schools for Boys at Balanagar, Hyderabad. Harish always wanted to do something for the people, as he has experienced the struggles of growing up in an underprivileged family. He believes no matter where you come from, you have the capability to change the world and that is why he joined Dakshana. Harish used to tutor kids when he was in college and liked solving their problems. The favourite part about his job at Dakshana is that he gets to be a big brother to the students he interacts with. They rely on him and he likes to guide them through any challenges they face. Harish is a passionate cricketer. He started playing cricket in Class 6 and was District Captain of the under-14 team.

  • Sabyasachi Sahu

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    Sabyasachi completed his Bachelors in Education (B.Ed) from Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh and has also cleared the Odisha Teacher Eligibility Test (TET). [READ MORE]

    Before joining Dakshana, he was a teacher at S.A.P.S.S. School, Odisha. At Dakshana, he is involved with the Academics team on JEE/NEET registration, scholars’ profile, test co-ordination, and in tracking academic progress at Dakshana Valley, Pune. He loves to read general knowledge books and travel to new places.


  • Murlidhar Bhange

    close Maintainance Staff

    Muralidhar Bhange has been with Dakshana ever since the Dakshana Valley was bought in Kadus in 2014. [READ MORE]

    He is in charge of electrical maintenance and water management of the campus. Muralibhau, as he is popularly known, is a native of Pune and has completed his intermediate education in Arts. Muralibhau likes to play cricket and is very passionate about maintenance of electrical infrastructure.

  • Shashikant Nehere

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    Shashikant handles the academic scheduling of the 1-year scholarship program at the Dakshana Valley, Pune. [READ MORE]

    His responsibilities include monitoring schedule of lectures, conducting tests, generating results, etc. Shashi has completed his education at Rambhau Mhalagi Vidyalaya, Kadus. He joined Dakshana in May 2016. Shashi has had experience of 10 years in the hospitality industry. Shashi’s family consists of his parents, wife and they are blessed with a daughter.

  • Dilip Powar

    close Stores and Vehicle Manager

    Dilip is an Ex.Hav. (Hony Nb Sub) and has worked in the Indian Army. [READ MORE]

    During his 24 years of service, he managed stores at various locations in India. Dilip has undergone various courses like fire-fighting, store-keeping, security officer training and ware house maintenance to name a few. Dilip joined Dakshana in 2016 and handles stores and vehicle management. He enjoys watching cricket and swimming.

  • Deepak Waghmare

    close Accountant

    Deepak Waghmare joined Dakshana Foundation in November 2015 and has been handling payroll and accounts management. [READ MORE]

    He has completed his Govt. Diploma in Co-operation & Accountancy (GDC & A) course and is currently pursuing executive course in Company Secretary.
    Deepak worked as an accounts executive in a manufacuturing company for 4 years before he joined Dakshana.
    Deepak likes to meditate, swim and listen to music. He also participated in University level cricket competition during college.

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