Founding Team

Shri Vijay, or Vijaybhai

Shri Vijay, or Vijaybhai as everyone addresses him, is the Chairperson of SACAC. Vijaybhai had his entire education at the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education at Puducherry. After finishing his studies, he joined the Ashram.

He is ‘Member Executive – Administration and Finance’ of Sri Aurobindo Society, an international not for profit institution, working throughout the world for individual perfection, social transformation, and human unity based on a deeper spiritual foundation.

He helps in the co-ordination of several projects of the Society including education, rural development, sustainable development and renewable energy, health, leadership and management, youth, Indian culture, media, films and television. He keeps interacting with people from all over the world – students, teachers, educationists, executives, scientists, seekers & aspirants of Truth, sharing with them his insights on life, based on the vision of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.

Shri Pradeep Narang

Shri Pradeep Narang was born in an industrial family. He went into business after having completed Masters in Economics from Lucknow University and looked after the family sugar mills and ancillary industries for two decades. He was the President of Indian Sugar Mills Association in 1973-74. However, having been drawn to the teachings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother he came to Pondicherry in 1982 and gave up business thereafter totally. He is at present the whole time honorary Chairman of Sri Aurobindo Society.

Daljeet Wadhwa

Daljeet Wadhwa is the Founding Director of Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication (SACAC) New Delhi, which was setup with the aim of infusing spiritual and human values into media and arts education. She has steered SACAC over the last 10 years, to evolve as an innovative and creative media school. Prior to setting up SACAC she co-founded the Electronic Media department at Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan in New Delhi. Daljeet has a Masters in Accounts & Statistics from Commerce College, Indore.

She has been an ardent follower of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother from her formative years. Her quest has been to embody Sri Aurobindo’s dictum “All Life is Yoga”.

ADMIN & ADMISSIONS TEAM

Gurvinder S Kohli

Deemed with the responsibility of Admissions for short-term courses and management of everything on campus he is the Snr. Mgr Administration at SACAC. His friendly manner makes him approachable for anything you might need on campus. A total experience of 15 years is spread across the telecom industry in several roles such as customer care, lifecycle management roles. He has had the privilege of working with brands like Tata Teleservices, Dishtv, Oxygen and now with SACAC for the past 3 years. He has been associated with SACAC since 2015.

Meenakshi Negi

After completing her Bachelor’s in Hotel Management Meenakshi has worked for about 10 years in the ITES sector. Several BPO’s and KPO’s like IBM, iGATE, EXL etc have helped her hone her skills in Total Quality Management for various kinds of processes for BPO’s. She is a very process oriented person and has been with SACAC since.

She manages admissions for all long-term courses – Advertising and Public Relations, Photography, Audio Engineering & Music Production, Creative Documentary filmmaking course and Short-term certificate course in Music Production.

Srishti Dang

Graduated from Delhi University. She pursued a Diploma in Advertising & Public Relations from SACAC.

A highly efficient, innovative and methodical digital marketing personnel with 3 years of experience in supporting marketing departments by reviewing, developing, defining their overall digital marketing strategy. Expertise in generating traffic to the client's website, secure widespread user attention, and stimulate excitement around a product or service on the digital sphere. Exceptional market research and analysis skills - critical for appropriate market segmentation and targeted marketing/promotional campaigns.She has worked on various brands like Health category (Dabur and Omron) as an intern at McCann HealthCare. Has worked with McCann WorldWide Group- on the brands like Rajnigandha, Walmart.

After working for almost 2.5years with the agency as a traditional marketing expert, did a certification in digital marketing from SACAC for 3 months and post that worked with Digital Marketing Agency- YNG Media, Gurgaon for a year. With an experience of almost 4 years, she joined SACAC as a Digital Marketing Manager and Course Coordinator in 2016.

Tency Thankachan

A hard-working individual, constantly working towards the smooth functioning of admissions and coordination for the Audio Engineering & Music Production and Short Term courses. She has finished her Post graduate Diploma in Office Management and has past experience with fashion design companies. She has been with SACAC since 2012 and now works in the capacity of Sr. Executive, Programmes and Admissions.

TECHNOLOGY TEAM

Kishore Kumar Singh

Be it any event, any department at SACAC, Kishore Bhaiyya is at the forefront to help out with the Audio/Video aids. He is a consistent and competent technical support person we have who ensures smooth running of any event. His knowledge about how to fix something that is not working has helped all of us get out of situations multiple times. He continues to be with us in our journey to make more happen at SACAC.

Manoj Kr Rai

Our hardware and technology go-to-boss is Manoj. Exceptionally hard-working he makes sure that everyone on campus is connected. Be it an event, or a class, he is there to make sure the whole run is smooth and everything moves as per the plan. Technically sound, he manages all the classrooms, auditorium and overall a smooth running of all courses, technologically. Worked with K D Kohli in the past as a technical engineer for three years gave him the right edge to understand all kinds equipment. Prior to that he has worked with Dynatics Solution. He actively performs the duty of being the technical support for the students and faculty of the Audio Engineering and Music Production courses.

Rajnish Choubey

He has worked with NYK – Nehru Yuva Kendra for 2 years before joining SACAC. Has been a volunteer with NSV as well. Manages equipment and technology for the staff and students at SACAC. Primarily overlooks the needs of the Documentary making and Photography course. Technically has upskilled to also be a support staff for the Photography department.

GARDNER

Baburam Kumar

The one thing you cannot ignore when you are at SACAC is the green. Various shades of green, the calmness and the sprite in the walk that we all have is all thanks to you, Mali Bhaiyya. He weathers all seasons and manages a healthy garden that in turn offers a visually brilliant space for all of us to work out of. SACAC shall be indebted to him for years to come for his hard work through rain and sunshine.

HOUSEKEEPING

Sanjay Kumar

Sensitive to the needs of all the office members, he is found hovering around to ensure every one has enough to sip and nibble. Much in demand, Sanjay is fondly known as Sanjay bhaiya and is always on top of what people need. He is a man with roller skates on all the time! He hails from XXX and his recent most adventure is getting married. He continues to be a key part of the team at SACAC that make things happen.

Sunny Kumar

A great attitude, a go-getter and a process driven person. Initially working with SACAC with the house-keeping team he now spear-heads the front desk at Café Lotus. He ensures everyone is well fed, managed and also keeps a close eye on the accounts for the Café. Forever energetic he is eager to find solutions and that is what makes him a perfect addition to SACAC. He has not been with SACAC for long now, though promises to do more, be more.

Subhash Kumar

Incharge of house-keeping at SACAC, Subhash bhaiyya’s role is extremely vital for all of us to function. He ensures the workspace is spic and span, dusted and clean for us to feel the good vibes that eventually contribute to work done. Without Subhash bhaiyya we would all be lost! He takes ownership of our facility and maintains it like his own home.