The ValuEndow Leadership
Blend of experience and youth
ValuEndow leadership is guided by the philosophy of “Parivartan” (Change).
Every leader at ValuEndow, be it the Core Team or the Subject Matter Expert (SME) believes in bringing about a change in the business area they step into. We make conscious efforts to remain committed to the cause of our clients and the communities we serve. We share their ambitions and align our actions with their results.
At ValuEndow, our leadership ensures that our interventions with our clients are professional, honest, and at the right moment.
Know our Leaders
Sanjay Kumar Kar
Sanjay Kumar Kar holds a Doctorate in Management. He is an Associate Professor at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT) and Head, Department of Management Studies. Prior to joining RGIPT, he worked at School of Petroleum Management, Gandhi Nagar and IIM Ahmedabad. As a visiting faculty, he is associated with the Chonnam National University (South Korea), National Institute of Fashion Technology, India NTPC School of Business, Noida and other national level management institutes.
He has two books namely ‘Natural Gas Markets in India’, 2017, Springer and ‘Energy Sustainability Through Green Energy’,2015 to his credit. He has written and published several case studies, research papers, book chapters, and conference papers.
Dr. Kar has published research papers in reputed international journals and his columns are regularly featured in Financial Express, DNA, South Asia Monitor, Iran Review, Business World and Modern Diplomacy.
His current research interests are in the areas of retailing, distribution of petroleum and natural gas, energy policy and green energy. He also conducts management development programs for corporate executives, government officials on areas of management development and negotiation skills.
Kumar Biswas is an accomplished professional with more than 30 years of wide multi-cultural marketing experience of cross-functional activities of Oil and Gas sector. He is a chemical engineer with MBA in International Business from IIFT Delhi.
He was at 8 years deputation as Joint Director (Operations) at the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India. He has a rich experience with State owned Oil companies, blue chip MNC’s as well as private ownership oil companies.
He has a wide experience of import and export of petroleum products in central and east African countries viz Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Congo, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique.
He has served as frequent guest faculty for various subjects to number of reputed institutions including Indian Oil corporation Ltd. New Delhi, Mumbai, Noida and Gurugram, University of Calcutta, Jaipuria Institute of Management, RGIPT Rae Bareli and many more.
He has published more than 100 articles/stories in print as well as electronic media and is an energy philatelist with the collection of worldwide postage stamps on energy themes for 50+ years.
Passionate about Strategy & Change Management, Manas Das is an accomplished & result-oriented business leader with 30 years of extensive experience across all phases of business operations including Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate & Strategic Planning, Marketing, Business Development, Organizational Transformation, Learning & Development, and Plant Operations. He is a key strategist & implementer with proficiency in translating business vision and strategy into operational tactics; initiating & driving business transformation and productivity initiatives in a manner that instills major improvements in operational execution.
He is a renowned and trusted advisor for resolving various issues related to corporate governance and fiduciary duties, ethics and compliance, and strategic transactions. He is an IIT Kanpur, IIFT Delhi alumnus.
Outside of work, Manas tries to balance his passion for music and spirituality.
MD & CEO
Banasree is the driving force behind ValuEndow’s journey from concept to reality. Feminist at the core, she has led critical decisions on management issues and challenges at ValuEndow. She has keen interest in bringing large scale societal change. An avid reader of classic and contemporary literature and fictions, she is also a dedicated fitness enthusiast. Well-being initiative at ValuEndow is driven by her passion and leadership.
She is an Honors graduate in political science, with an MBA in HR from Amity University. She has strong interest in cultural diversities, cuisines and visiting places. She believes spirituality exists in nature’s every expression.
Selection of Subject Matter Experts, Knowledge Partners, Recruitment at all levels, HR policy decisions, spearheading Well-being workshops, in all key business areas she has led the management team decisions. Banasree is a an inspiration to all team members of ValuEndow.
Dr. Pragya Mathur Kumar
Dr. Pragya earned her Master’s degree in Psychology from Panjab University Chandigarh, qualified the UGC-NET & JRF followed by a doctorate for her work on Organizational Stress. She holds a Diploma In Training and Development from the Indian Society for Training and Development, New Delhi.
She is the recipient of the Gold Medal for Best Research Paper (Indian Society of Criminology) and Emerging HRD Thinker Award(ISTD). Pragya is the author of two books and several research papers. Her articles are frequently published in the Hitavada.
Having started her career at IIM (A), she has also worked at ICFAI University, ICFAI Business School, Centre for Organization Development, IILM Academy for Higher Learning. As a guest speaker, she is associated with ISA (Mount Abu) and NADT, NADP, NFSC, WCL, MECL, DAIMSER, DMIMS, Bhavans Ashti, KV Vayusena Nagar, Air Force School, Saraswati Vidyalaya at Nagpur.
She enjoys writing poetry, painting, reading and music (All India Radio Artist for Vocal Sugam Sangeet). She plays Badminton, Table Tennis, Chess and is also a Mental Skills coach for sportspersons. Dr.Pragya is the founder of Arunima Ankuran: An Initiative for Social Change through Self Development.
Dr. Dimpy Mahanta
Dr. Dimpy Mahanta is the Founding Head and Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology in Cotton University, Guwahati. She had been a faculty in the Psychology Department in Shyama Prasad Mukherji College, Jesus & Mary College, Keshav Mahavidyalaya in Delhi University.
Her area of interest and specialization includes Organizational Behaviour, Occupational Stress, Positive Psychology, Applied Social Psychology, and Sports Psychology etc. She has extensively dealt with psychological issues of Police, Military & Paramilitary forces.
Dr. Mahanta co-authored a chapter titled Performance Appraisal in an edited book “Human Resource Management – Issues, Case Studies and Experiential Exercises”. She was instrumental in developing the content of Organizational Behaviour paper for post graduation, under e-PG Pathshala Mega-project of UGC. She has also published numerous research papers in journals of national and international repute. She has conducted several workshops on stress management, convened international seminars & conferences on Psychology. She is also an Expert Member in the Selection Boards of renowned Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) of the country.
Actively associated with Print, Radio and Electronic Media, Dr. Mahanta regularly writes in major news dailies to create and sensitise the masses on important psychological issues. She is frequently invited as panelist in television talk shows at prime time on all the regional news channels of Assam addressing on various social and psychological issues.
BK Krishna Murari Singh
BK Krishna Murari Singh had opportunity to work as Central Representative (Kendriya Pratinidhi) in Gayatri Parivaar and got attracted towards spirituality. He believes yoga and meditation are two sides of the same coin. He worked with Dr. Reddy’s for 6 years as a centre coordinator. He taught yoga there and also provided the ways to tackle various lifestyle issues, for example how to live stress-free life, focus on holistic growth, life skill etc.
In 2009, he got attached to Brahmkumari’s and started giving Raja Yoga sessions. He is also a member of Medical & Health wing of Brahmakumari’s and OM Shanti Retreat Camp where he conducts yoga & meditation workshops.
During his extensive yoga coaching journey he worked with LG, Sharda University, Delhi Technical Campus (Indraprastha University), Manlift, CISF, CRPF and developed special Yoga sessions to target problems related to bad posture, neck, shoulders and back pain caused from prolonged sitting and working on computers. He has extensive knowledge of naturopathy.
He believes that physical health is attached to mental health and more than 90% of diseases are psychosomatic in nature caused by mental factors and when we go in deep meditation our body releases natural pain reliever, which makes us feel happy, reduces the anxiety level and takes overall health condition towards positive direction. Also he thinks that we can improve a lot in corporate performance if we focus on development of the spiritual and emotional quotient.
Probal Ghosh is an accomplished professional with more than 27 years of experience in business development, sales, training and operations. He has extensive experience in enhancing process operations for sales management, corporate planning and customer relationship management. He has a proven track of implementing cost saving measures to achieve substantial reduction in terms of effort, cost and time.
He has worked with 360 Degree Customer Inc., SKAYP Intellect Kcapital, Ricoh India Ltd., Gestetner India Ltd., Modi Xerox Ltd., Global Tele-Systems Ltd. and Uni-Air Refrigeration Pvt. Ltd., in various capacities. He started his career with Usha International Ltd.
A Bachelor of Commerce from Patna University, and Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from NIPM, Kolkata. Probal received his Brain Based Coaching Certification from NeuroLeadership Institute, and has also undergone a number of Leadership training programs from Xerox, Dale Carnegie, MDI Gurgaon etc.
Probal is adept in deploying effective training and quality practices for increased productivity and higher customer responsiveness. Probal has conducted more than 25000 man-hours of Product, Skills, Sales process, Sales Management, Business Development, Customer Engagement & Channel Management trainings. 2500+ man-hours of Train-the-Trainer, Role of a Manager workshops and 500+ man-hours of Leadership Workshops.
Mahua Adak Mandal
Mahua Adak Mandal is a Corporate Trainer & Performance Coach with 17+ years of experience in behavioural training, leadership skills training, coaching, assessment centre and development centre (ACDC) assessor, training content development, psychometric assessment, training need analysis etc. She is a director at Seedrox Pvt. Ltd., a training, coaching and ACDC firm.
Facilitated training programs for corporate clients like Accenture, Mphasis, L&T Technology, State Street, Atos India, KPMG Global Services, SAP Labs, Wipro Technologies, HCL Technologies, Infosys, Siemens Gamesa, Fujitsu, 3i Infotech, Itron India, Aon, Keppel Puravankara, Bharti AXA, Analog Devices, Deutsche Bank, Dassault Systems India, L&T Infotech, ANZ Support Service, Mahindra Comviva, Future Lifestyle, ANCA Machine Tools, Jones Lang Lasalle Property Consultants etc.
MPhil. (Management) from Christ University, Bangalore. Certified trainer from Dale Carnegie Training, FIRO-B and FIRO Business Certified Practitioner from The Myers-Briggs Company. DiSC Certified Trainer from Everything DiSC by John Wiley & Sons. Certified NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Master Practitioner from American Board of NLP(ABNLP), European community of NLP(ECNLP) & ANLP. Certified Life Coach from ECNLP & ANLP. Transactional Analysis 101 certification from International Transactional Analysis Association (ITAA). 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Edition 4.0 certification from FranklinCovey Training & Consulting LLP.
Her popular training programs are Leadership Skills, Competency Based Interviewing Skills, High Impact Presentation Skills, Coaching Skills for Managers, Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills, Time Management, Critical Thinking, Effective Business Communication Skills, Customer Centricity, and many more.
Dr. Shehla Jamal
Dr. Shehla Jamal – MBBS, DGO, DNB & MRCOG (1) is an Assistant Professor at SMS&R – Sharda University. She is a core committee member of RNTCP – Gautam Buddha Nagar District. She is also working as North Zone Co-ordinator of Public Awareness Committee & Quiz committee member at FOGSI.
She is recipient of numerous prestigious awards, like the ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’, Yuva Awareness Award, Public Awareness Award in North Zone Yuva FOGSI. A gold-medalist for securing first position in post graduation from AMU, she won award of appreciation as the most dedicated doctor in SMS&R, Sharda University.
Dr. Shehla co-authored a chapter on Thalassemia in FOGSI FOCUS. She has to her credit numerous research papers published on national and international journals. Her research paper titled “Trends of VBAC at a Tertiary Care Centre” in UPCOG annual conference in 2008, won best paper award. In her social works as Obstetrician, she has contributed to monthly Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matrutva Abhiyaan, by volunteering for services. She is an active participant of cancer detection camps, conducted in collaboration with World Healthal Trust since 2014. She is an active participant in departmental academic activities, panel discussions, case presentations and is In-charge of cancer detection clinic and menopausal health clinic in Sharda Hospital. Her ongoing projects include peri conceptional counselling research project at AIIMS.
She is highly acclaimed for her active participation in dramatics, singing, and debates.
Mr. C.P. Surender, is an accomplished professional with more than 3 decades of experience as Business Head from Services Industry (IT Services, IT Infrastructure & Telecom Services). He has been associated with many reputed organizations like Bahwan CyberTek, HCL Info systems, Modi Xerox, Ricoh India Ltd, Reliance Communications, Bahwan CyberTek Pvt Ltd in Business Planning, Operations Management, Sales Management in the enterprise & B2B, Channel Sales and Customer Relationship Channel Management.
His key areas of expertise include Improving Revenue Growth, Market Share, Profitability, Sales productivity, Initiating various sales processes, New customer acquisitions, Sales forecasting, channel acquisitions etc.
He helps the firms in developing new customer segments, verticals, launch new product lines, market engagement activities etc.
He has been actively involved with BCT & EPIKInDiFi Software to Develop product pricing, presenting right value propositions & specific Go to Market plans.
He has developed various successful marketing & sales business plans, brand building & marketing campaigns, lead generation campaigns, focused customer engagement plans. He also has expertise in providing training, mentoring, coaching and hiring & grooming right sales/ marketing etc., thus enabling the sales team with the right sales tools & techniques, adhering to sales processes & imparting sales training to be more effective.
He has keen interest in Business Transformation Consulting and help B2B organizations in designing and implementing sales transformation programs to drive aggressive revenue growth.
Dr. Anjana Sen
Suresh Kumar Rana
Suresh Kumar Rana is a certified Lead auditor for ISO 9001:2015, IATF-16949:2016, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018, Certified Trainer, Certified Operations and Production Management specialist. He is also an Aerospace Experienced Auditor- AS9100 & AS9110.
He is Certified for Energy audits, Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt. He has a practical experience in handling functions such as Quality assurance, Quality control, APQP, PPAP, Control Plan, SPC, MSA, DFMEA, PFMEA, Root Cause Analysis, Process Improvements, Process Quality, Performance targets setting and improvements, Risk Management, Production planning and control, Precision engineering, Customer complain, Supplier management, Supplier Development, Cable Quality, Trainings & employee development
Suresh is a competent professional with more than 14 years of experience in the areas of Quality Management System, Production Operations, New Product Development, Assembly Operation, Machine Shop, Supply Chain Management, Auditing, Tendering, Vendor Development, Project & Contract Management.
He is skilled in recruiting, staffing & training of auditors & staff members for all schemes including QHSE/ IATF, Food, Social Schemes, IT Standards, Sustainability, Rail, RMC, 2P Products, Education & Healthcare etc.
Pallavi Srivastava is a therapist and a wellbeing consultant with over twelve years of work experience. Her mission is to help people find authentic happiness, success and inner peace enabling them to flourish in life.
She has a deep fascination with the human mind and its limitless potential which motivated her to leave the job as a business journalist and pursue her passion in the field of self-development and growth.
Over the last 8 years she has worked with 500+ clients and over 50 schools across the Delhi-NCR region conducting workshops for teachers and students on mental health, wellbeing and mindfulness (2015). She has also conducted workshops on Well-Being, the subconscious mind, beliefs & mindfulness. She has an expertise in conducting both one-to-one sessions as well as group workshops.
Some of the key issues that she has helped people resolve include fears/phobia, anxiety, insomnia, depression, OCD, headaches / Migraines / pains, relationship / marital problems, stress, career growth and achievements, stammering, public speaking, smoking, weight loss, confidence, goal achievement.
Piyush Mahajan is a certified Life Coach and Corporate Facilitator, who focuses on helping people find FULFILMENT in what they do and follow a CAREER PATH that would make their lives beautifully productive.
She is a double Master holder: Masters Hons. from Panjab University and Executive Program in Global Business Management from IIM Calcutta and has close to 11 years of corporate experience
Her areas of Specialities include Corporate Facilitation, Soft Skills, Behavioural Skills, Leadership Skills, Custom-designed individual coaching, Job Search, Resume Critique, Personal Branding, LinkedIn Profile, Interview Skills, Performance Enhancement etc.
In addition to being a life coach, she is also a self-improvement blogger and is recently doing vlogging to engage in conversations on topics involving personal and professional relationships, leadership, productivity, career advancement and performance enhancement at work.
She has worked with 1000+ clients including working professionals and to-be-professionals on 1-o-1 and group basis on different aspects of career and post-psychometric assessment coaching sessions.
She has facilitated over 1500+ participants at corporates and educational institutions demonstrating analytical, leadership, team management, and communication skills to develop and execute learning and development initiatives, content development for various soft/behavioural skills focused on improving personnel productivity while encouraging creative, innovative, diverse and inclusive work culture.
Vikas Chandwani is an accomplished professional with more than 2 decades of experience in IT, Manufacturing and Service Industry. He has done his post-graduation in Computer Science from National Computing Centre, Manchester, UK.
Vikas is a Behavioural, Soft & Life skill coach and has provided training to Automotive, Power, Telecom, Printing, Electricals, FMCG, Agro based, IT services, Financial consulting, Aviation, Governmental, Health care, Natural resources and Travel sectors.
He provides training on Emotional Intelligence, Neuro Linguistic programming, Communication and Presentations skills, Process standard, ISO 9001, SMART goal setting, Time Management, Train the Trainer for soft skills, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Franklin Covey and many others.