Board Members

Executive Board Members

Leemon Ravi
National Coordinator & Karnataka State Coordinator

Mr. Leemon Ravi has started his career as a Quality engineer in Siemens after the successful completion of B.E - Mechanical (Gold Medalist) from LBS college of Engineering. His association with Ockwen Financial solutions as a Cadd engineer, ICICI bank as a financial officer and HDFC bank as a Territory manager has helped him to excel his career as an entrepreneur. As the Chairman and Managing Director of Golden Era Group Of Companies (GERG), he is currently associated with many business projects in financial, housing and software segments.
With a vast experience of more than 17+ years in financial, engineering and software segments his vision is to revolutionize the travel industry concept by infusing and nurturing young and creative minds backed by pioneers in the respective areas.

Ambit Mishra
North India Coordinator and Odisha State Coordinator

Mr.Ambit Mishra holds technical and managerial experiences in his work culture. With Completion of Btech (Communication and Electronics), MBA (Marketing) and PGPM(International Business) started his career with COMMONFLOOR as Sr.Research Analyst. Since then he was involved with few starts up firms and implemented his best knowledge and skillsets in bringing laurels. Apart from the career prospect, he is also a DJ and musician certified from Audiolife (Bengaluru), a national winning essay writer, a competitive sports person and holds versatile experience in almost all fields. His proclivity towards NGOs, social causes and welfare are also impeccable. He is involved in many social activities at Barbil(Odisha) educating, arranging food and donation to needy people. His immense get-go attitude and creative work nature make him a competitive person in all fields.

Through Uthhan he wants to upgrade artisans across North India and support maximum artisan families who are going through financial apathy.

Board Members

Brigadier Amardeep Singh
National Defence Academy (NDA) and Indian Military Academy (IMA)

An alumnus of National Defence Academy (NDA) and Indian Military Academy (IMA), Brig Amardeep Singh has had an illustrious carrier spanning over three decades in the army and over six years in the corporate. A post graduate in Management and Higher Defence Management course, he brings along extensive domain knowledge of operations, logistics and supply chain management.

Has extensive experience in counter insurgency and with the elite Parachute Brigade. He brings along extensive experience of both war and peace time soldiering. Has executed numerous successful operations as part of airborne forces, the Kargil war and provided multi-pronged supply chains support to our forces in all terrains. He has been an instructor twice at a premiere logistics training establishment responsible for training men and officers of our army as well as foreign armies. He has been as assessor with the Services Selection Centre. He is an avid sportsman and an adventure enthusiast. A cricketer, squash player a rider of note. He is a sky-diver with over 150 para jumps and free-falls. He has been a car rallyist and a bike rallyist too.

After premature retirement, he has been VP (Projects & Facilities) of an Infrastructure company, the COO of Adithyashree Infrastructure and additionally, the President of an Adventure Park and a Corporate cum SSB training Academy. He is presently the CEO of ‘Guardwell Prime Services’.

Thamarakulam Ravi
National President (Artisans Development Organization)

K C V Mane
Rtd.Superintendent of Police, Bengaluru

A K Mohankrishna
Central Government Counsel, High court of Karnataka, Bengaluru

Vijay Kumar

Mr. Vijay Kumar started his career from 1996, as a Medical Technologist after his successful completion of BMLT & DECG Course from Cochin, Kerala. He started practicing in Jharkhand associated with the hospital & worked as a social worker with Bokaro steel city. He later joined hands with LJP, led by Ram Vilas Paswan in 2002 as Dist. General Secretary and promoted to the State committee of Jharkhand in a few years. He is holding the position of Managing Partner of Marvel sign Inc which gives services to major companies like ITC Limited, Vodafone Mobile Services Ltd, Jio telecommunication Ltd, Bharti Airtel Ltd, Tata Tele Services Ltd. Etc. He is also the National Secretary of LJP. Through UTHHAN he wants to unify and eradicate the poverty of artisan families at Jharkhand region through global exposure of their artifacts.

Mr.Mohinder Patravali

Mr.Mohinder Patravali holds Master’s Degree in Management and Finance. He has Vast experience in Finance & technology Industry. He started his career with Leading Bank as a Trainee and has worked across Retail, Lending, and Treasury & IT Teams and Post which moved to IT consulting firms working across Geos in Various roles with Strategy & Advisory Positions. With his vast & varied experience in Industry & connects, he is mentoring start up in stealth mode and implemented his best knowledge and skillsets in bringing laurels. He is actively involved in Socio-Economic Causes related to Environment, Social welfare & Inclusion Among his other interests, he is also a Foodie & Athlete(Professional Cricketer & never misses his daily Jog). His proclivity towards NGOs, social causes and welfare are also impeccable. His immense get-go attitude and creative work nature make him a competitive person in all fields. He visualizes to implement pragmatic strategies to empower traditional artisans through UTHHAN.

Tathagata Majumder

Tathagata is a seasoned client management leader within both developed and emerging markets in the Asia Pacific region. He has spent the past 12+ years working with global corporates and Tech start-ups, helping them expand their reach in the region. Through his innovative - think global, act local approach to go to market strategy and business development, he ensures win-win opportunities for both the company and its clients. Further, as a result of his keen interest in the shipping industry, he has successfully invested in a yacht chartering company in Singapore. Additionally, Tathagata is also the Managing Partner of a Singapore based commodities trading house. He ensures that all projects he gets involved with are well researched and that his investments are backed by a relevant and experienced team.

Tathagata became interested in non-profit work during his high school days organizing an awareness for HIV/AIDS program in collaboration with the Rotaract Club of Calcutta. Additionally, he has supported other organizations working towards the education of the children of sex workers, welfare of orphaned children with autism, and prevention of cruelty to animals. Recently, he believed in the great work that Uthhan is doing to preserve the cultural heritage of the country, hence decided to create awareness for the program, and come on board as an advisor.