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Organising Committee


Uthhan Organising committee is formed to fight for the rights of various artisan communities across India.

Artisans across India are eligible for so many privileges through various Government schemes. Majority of artisan clusters are unaware of their rights and are suffering with multiple issues. Through Uthhan Organising Committee, the members of the committee will be striving to eradicate the issues on an administrative level.The office bearers will be working towards to fulfil the artisan needs across India.

Mr. Thamarakulam Ravi

- National Organising President

Mr. KCV Mane

- State Organising President, Karnataka

Mr. A.K Mohanakrishnan

- State Organising Secretary, Karnataka

Mr. Sudhansu Sekhar Mishra

- State Organising President, Odisha

Born in 1960 in a middle-class Teacher family in a remote village [Baunshkan] near Bhuban [The biggest Village in Asia] under Dhenkanal district of Odisha. The childhood education up to Class XI was in the village & thereafter completed Diploma In Mechanical Engineering with Honours from Orissa School of Engineering [Presently named as BOSE], Cuttack in the year 1979. Soon after completion of Engineering, joined as Sub-Asst. Engineer[Mech.] in Talcher Thermal Expansion Project on 21st September 1979. Thereafter, got the opportunity to serve in various sectors like Community Development & Rural Reconstruction [CD&RR], Govt. of Odisha, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. Sunabeda, Irrigation & Power, Govt. of Odisha in different positions and joined Coal India Ltd in 1981 & served for 30 years.

On leaving Coal India in 2012, joined Rungta Mines Ltd & continuing so far in Senior Executive level. During the service period, successfully completed, B. Tech & AMIE in Mechanical Engineering and MBA in HR & Marketing from Sambalpur University. In addition to a professional engagement, was privileged to be the “Honorary Secretary in Governing Body” of a +3 College [Nilakantheswar Mahavidyalaya, South Balanda, Talcher] & for best governance during the period, was felicitated by the Minister [Education] Govt. of Odisha. To shoulder the responsibility of Honorary Secretary in the Managing Committee of Radha Krishna Temple of Central Workshop, Talcher in Angul District was a matter of great pleasure.

Mr. Pradeep Maharaj

- State Organising Secretary, Odisha

Born in 1964 in a pious family of Bhubaneswar, the childhood of Sri Pradeep Kumar Tripathy passed in spiritual & social service under the guidance of monks of Ramakrishna Mission, Bhubaneswar. Soon after completing education in B.J.B College, the formal initiation into the Sadhana by Most Revered Swami Veereshwaranandaji Maharaj took place in 1982. Since then, the dedicated service to the suffering and needy humanity has begun with the tireless efforts in establishing medical, welfare, and educational institutions in Odisha, West Bengal, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh & Jharkhand from the year 1999 onwards. Now, it is a great privilege to serve the artisans of Pipili and the entire state by being associated with Uthhan in the company of its Board Directors & Organizing Members.