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Organising Committee

The project will be executed through a consortium of different organisations, coordinated by Vijnana Bharati.  AICTE, ICAT / ARAI, IEEE, IESA, ASDC, and SCGJ agreed to join in the project.  Others like IEI, NDRF, IYCN, AIESEC, CII-Yi etc are approached for their consent. 

The following is the national level organising committee (OC) which can be expanded with suitable people.  We will also have local chapters of the OC in different locations - Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kochi and all the towns along the route of the expedition.  Please feel free to write to us, if you wish to join in the OC.   


1. AICTE Chairman : Prof Anil Sahasrabudhe
2. CEO of SCGJ : Dr Praveen Saxena
3. Founder of Sun Mobility : Mr. Chetan Maini

4. Director, ICAT : Mr. Dinesh Tyagi

Scientific Panel

1. Prof. B. S. Satyanarayana, Ph.D (Cambridge Univ) Founder & CEO, Satya Bharathi Consultants, Professor Emeritus & Strategic Adviser, Sharda University & BMU

2. Prof Chetan Singh Solanki Professor, Department Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay

3. Prof. Mallar Ray, School of Materials Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, WB

4. Dr Rahul Walawalkar, President & MD, Customized Energy Solutions, President, India Energy Storage Alliance & Chair, Global Energy Storage Alliance. 

Advisory Panel


1. Mr. Sangeeth Varghese, Co-founder, LeadCap

2. Ms. Anu John, UNDP, Delhi

3. Mr.. Hakim Iqbal, NTPC, MS Power Engg from Uni of Manchester

4. Mr. Sandith Thandashery, CEO, NavAlt Solar and Electric Boats

5. Mr. Vikram Nath, Team member RVCE Solar Car team 2015, Houston, Texas, USA

6. Ms. Reshma Carmel Francy, Clean Energy and Climate Change Specialist, UAE

7. Mr Abraham Paul Vatakencherry, Chief Coordinating Officer (Lion Eagle Family Office),

8. Mr, Sanjeev Kaushik, Bangalore

9. Mr. Vidyadhar Prabhudesai, Founding Curator, Global Shapers (World Economic Forum)

10. Prof Dr Sanjay K Rout, Scientific advisor and Policy Researcher 

11. Mr, Suneet John, Founder, Triggerworld

12. Mr. Aayush S Makharia, Sr Project Associate, World Resources Institute (WRI)

13. Prof. Dr. George Peter Pittappillil , Director, Mithradham

14. Mr Puneet K Mishra, IEEE

15. Mr Sushil P Reddy, Solar Pedal Ride

Technical Team

1. Dr. Nikhil PG, Technical Director, Consyst.

2. Mr. Vivek K, Masters in Technology & Development from IIT Mumbai

3. Mr. Ashhar Ahmed, BharatMobi, Hyderabad

4. Mr, Dudul Das, IIT Guwahati

Event Management Team


1. Mr. Santhosh Thannikat, Responsible tourism consultant

2. Rtn Georgekutty Kariyanappally, MD, LifeWay Solar 

3. Ms. Priyadershini S, Deputy Editor, The Hindu

4. Arc. Vivekananda Pai, Secretary ViBha.

5. Mr. Varghese George, Southern Adventure Motorsports

7. Dr NC Induchoodan, Green Doctors, SSM Kerala

8. Dr Rajalakshmi S, Green Doctors, SSM Kerala

9. Ms Kshitija Desai, Pune/ Germany

10. Ms Lakshmi ML, Solo rider

11. Dr Rajesh VG, Model Engg College, Kochi

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