Dr. Rakesh Kumar Arya (MPCST, Chief Scientist)

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Arya, receives his Bachelor degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering in 1994 from Govt. Engg. College Sagar, he did his Masters and Doctorate in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee respectively in 2000 and 2006. He was faculty of Govt Engineering College Rewa, RGPV University during 1996-2008. After that he join Madhya Pradesh Council of Science and Technology as Senior Principal Scientist in 2008 and further promoted to Chief Scientist in 2016. During july 2019-May 2020, he worked as Director General (Acting) of MPCST Bhopal.

Dr. Arya is having rich experience of teaching, and Research of 25 years. He guided many B.Tech, M.Tech Projects and Dissertations and also guiding 8 Ph.D students from RGPV. Have published more than 30 papers in International/National Journal/Conferences/ Book chapters etc. His key area of research is Application of Artificial Intelligence in Remote Sensing, GIS, Control and Communication Systems.

Mohammad Shahid Ansari

Mohammad Shahhad Ansari is a Secondary Teacher for Science in Government Higher Secondary School Khirsadoh Vikaskhand, Parasia Chhindwara. He is the winner of the National ICT Awards Year 2019 MHRD New Delhi & NCERT New Delhi, Inspire Award to Science Model Exhibition He also received State Level Pratibha Samman by MPCST Bhopal. He is written Master Trainer at State, Probationary and Block level.
He has participation in International Conference 2019 NCERT New Delhi and RIE Bhopal, in Bharat Green Diwali , At national level in plasma workshop organized by MPCST Bhopal and also in the State level Science Fair as guidance to the students at the State and National level. He has published the guiding research paper in the participation of students in the National Children’s Congress.

Mr. Shivaji Govind Mane (Robotics and Practical Science)

Shivaji Govind. Mane has an experience of making Science toys for more than seventeen years. She has conducted more than 2800 science toys workshops.
These workshops were organized in schools, colleges, NGOs, societies and also on the occasions like Ganesh festival, Navratri festival. She gives at least30 to 40 demonstrations in a single workshop.The activity which she conducts is meant for the students aged more than 10 years, and there is no upper limit to age. The material used to make these science toys comes from trash, like waste plastic bottles, rubber sleepers, used pens, empty refills, waste newspapers, old CDs etc .Using such material can reduce the hazardous elements for our environment and also be used for making teaching aids for science lovers.
Ms Shivaji Govind. Mane has previously worked for ten years with
IUCAA Pune University. She is currently working in DLRC School Pune. Yearly telecasts of her shows is regular on IBN Lokmat .

Mr. Srijan Pal Singh Kalam (Indian Author & Public Speaker)

  • Mr. Srijan Pal Singhis an Indian author, public speaker and social entrepreneur.
  • He is the CEO of Kalam Foundation.

Singh launched a book on smart cities named as “Smart and Human: Building Cities of Wisdom” on 16 March 2015 which was India’s first book on building smart cities in Indian way.

Singh was appointed a Mentor to the Uttar Pradesh State Startup Policy in 2016, a fund of Rs. 10 billion dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship in India’s largest state.

In 2019, he awarded the LMA Leadership Award for Innovations by the Lucknow Management Association.