Who We Are


WHO WE ARE


BACKGROUND

Science and Technology Resources Centre (STRC) was conceived and is being supported by Rajiv Gandhi Science & Technology Commission (RGSTC), Mumbai, Government of Maharashtra as an autonomous institute under Gondwana Univeristy, Gadchiroli (GUG) since 2013. RGSTC in concurrence with GUG took initiative in proposing the centre. STRC is positioned as a center of excellence for sustainable value creation, entrusted with generating livelihood opportunities by deploying appropriate Science & Technology, particularly for the backward and marginalized tribal communities of Gadchiroli region.

GOALS

  • To develop STRC as a regional nodal centre and information hub with a state of the art facility for applicable S & T
  • To design and develop livelihood upgrade and income generation programs
  • To create sustainable revenue models with access to market place and business platforms
  • To collaborate with local and state govt. machinery, institutions and  NGOs / SHGs

GOVERNING BODY


Chairman
Dr. C. D. Mayee

Former Agriculture Commissioner, Govt. of India, New Delhi and Chairman, Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board, New Delhi.

Shri A. S. Manekar
Member Secretary,
RGSTC-Mumbai, Govt. of Maharashtra

Dr. N. V. Kalyankar
Vice-Chancellor,
Gondwana University, Gadchiroli

Shri. Deepak Singla, IAS
District Collector, Gadchiroli

Dr. Kunal Khemnar, IAS
District Collector, Chandrapur

Prof. Satish Agnihotri
Head CTARA, IITB, Mumbai

C.A. Mukund Bhambare
Finance & Accounts Officer,
Gondwana University, Gadchiroli

Shri. Mohan Hirabai Hiralal
Founder, Vrikshamitra, Gadchiroli

Shri. Girish Sohoni
President and Managing Trustee of BAIF, Warje, Pune

Shri. Ashis Gharai
Member Secretary,
Chief Program Officer & Head-STRC


PROGRAM ADVISORY BOARD


Chairman
Dr. Shrinivasa Varakhedi

Vice Chancellor (Acting),
Gondwana University, Gadchiroli.

Dr. Prakash M. Dolas
Coordinator for STRC-GUG,
Advisor, RGSTC-Nagpur

Shri. S. V. Ramarao, IFS
Chief Conservator of Forests (Addl. Charge)
Gadchiroli Forest Circle, Gadchiroli

Shri. Kumar Aashirwad, IAS
CEO-Zilla Parishad, Gadchiroli

Prof. Bakul Rao
CTARA-IIT Bombay, Mumbai

Prof. Sandesh R.
IDC-IIT Bombay, Mumbai

Prof. Dilip R. Peshwe
Department of Metallurgy and Material Engineering,
VNIT Nagpur

Dr. Deepak D. Barsagade
Zoology Dept, RTM University, Nagpur

Dr. Prakash Kadu
Registrar, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola

Shri. Sunil Deshpande
Sampoorna Bamboo Kendra (SBK), Lawada, Amravati

Dr. SVC Kameswar Rao
General Manager-RRSC,
Regional Remote Sensing Centre, Nagpur

Prof. A.G. Rao
Retd. Professor,
IDC-IIT Bombay, Mumbai

Shri. Ashis Gharai
Convener,
Chief Program Officer & Head-STRC

OUR TEAM

Ashis Gharai
Chief Program Officer & Head
cpostrc@gmail.com

Vrunda Kate
Scientific Officer
(Herbal Plant Initiatives Lead)
vrundakate@gmail.com

Gandharv Pilare
Scientific Officer
(NTFP, Agri. & Allied Initiatives Lead)
gpilare@gmail.com

Niranjan Toradnal
Scientific Officer
(Bamboo Craft and Livelihoods Lead)
niranjan.toradmal1@gmail.com

Charudatta Wadhai
Junior Scientific Officer
(Liassoning & MIS)
charudattastrc@gmail.com

Priyanka Durge
Junior Scientific Officer
(IT, Communication & Community Mobilization)
itstrc.jso@gmail.com

Kajal Khevale
Junior Scientific Officer
(Field Demonstration & Agri. Initiatives)
kpkhevale@gmail.com

Shubhangi Peshattiwar
Admin Assistant
shubhangipeshattiwar5@gmail.com
.

Manoj Tichkule
Finance & Accounts Assistant
madytichkule@gmail.com
.

PARTNERS IN DEVELOPMENT


FUNDING PARTNERS



MENTORING PARTNERS



LOCAL PARTNERS


RECOGNITION

Certificate : Bamboo Society of India
Membership Number : 26
Date : 26th March 2017

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