Shipra has a B.Tech. degree from IIT Kanpur (2002) in Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering and an MBA from ISB Hyderabad (2004). She comes with 17+ years of management and leadership experience in Fortune 500 companies (such as GE, Lloyds Bank) in UK, where her diverse roles included Relationship Management with large institutional clients in financial services industry, Government Relations, and Regulatory liaison with Central Banks in Europe. She has won several accolades in her career, including recognition for her work on advising the UK Government on the housing related policies that led to the revival of the housing market after the credit crunch of 2008-12. Shipra also has entrepreneurial experience by virtue of being the co-founder of Kabeela.life Ventures, an innovation ecosystem for bringing together investors, corporates and growth stage ventures for cross-border commercialization.
Bineesha is a result driven Institutional Builder and Change Management Expert with over 25 years of comprehensive experience in implementation of environmental projects with special focus on waste management. She has been chosen and honoured by Government of India and British High Commission for the "She Is: 75 Women in STEAM", on the occassion of the 75th Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
Board Member of Technology Development Board, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, since November 2018 and Chairperson of the DRC of TDB of the same Board.
Member of the AICTE's, Ministry of HRD, Green Campus Committee.
Expert Member of Ministry of Human Resources Management's MBA in Waste Management Curriculum Development and IGNOU's Certificate in waste management curriculum development team.
Jury of Smart and Clean Campus programme and Leelavati Awards of AICTE
Expert resource person at International Centre for Environment Audit and Sustainable Development of the CAG (Comptroller and Auditor General of India)
Expert Member of the Panel for Selection of Appropriate technology for waste dump site reclamation formed under the Principle Scientific Advisor to the Prime Minister's Office.
Chairperson of Evaluation Committee of Venture Capital Funds under TDB, Government of India.
Founder member of Healthcare Waste Management Cell.
Vijay is a hardcore professional qualified as a Masters in Business Administration having proven expertise in business and people leadership and multicultural experience gained through various assignments viz: Business and corporate strategy, Customer alliances, Marketing-branding strategy. He carries a diverse experience of over two and half decades, with Indian and International companies in Manufacturing, Retail, Healthcare, Telecom, Renewable Energy, healthcare etc and is a passionate advocate of clean & green energy.
Senior Fellow, Portulans Institute
Chairman- CII DelhiEmerging Technology, IT/ITES & Startups, CII
CGO & Board Member - Asia pacific Region, DayOne Tech
Amrita Dawn has a doctoral degree in Biophysical Chemistry from IIT Delhi. Prior to this, she graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA with a MS in Biomedical Chemistry followed by a stint as a project associate in ICGEB for three years. After completion of PhD, she spent one year as a research associate. She comes with an experience of 10+ years in Science and Technology, having worked on varied projects.
A Post Graduate in Public Administration, he had worked nearly for a period of 10 years in corporate and other sectors and 30 years in a central university. Had a rich experience in Accounting, Auditing, Administration, Admissions and Examination. He is also a member of Examination Advisory Committee of a State School Board. Prior to his joining in DRIIV Foundation, he had worked as a Consultant (Academics) for a brief period in a deemed central university.
Mr. Ankit Chauhan holds a B. Tech. degree in Automobile Engineering from Delhi Technological University (2013) and an MA from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi (2018). He comes with about 9 years of experience across a host of roles spanning from R&D to Project and Programme Management in reputed organisations. Before joining DRIIV, IITD, he was associated with the programme management team of GITA, a PPP JV of Department of Science & Technology and Confederation of Indian Industry.
Mr. Ataur has joined DRIIV, IITD as a Senior Web Designer & Developer on 1st October 2021. He is an MCA (Master of Computer Applications) & Diploma in Multimedia. Mr. Ataur has over 15 years of experience. He worked as a Senior Web Designer in MBRSL, The Times of India Company for about 10 years and played a key role in completing several major projects. Apart from this, Ataur has worked in some more domestic and multinational companies and has designed and developed many web projects for them.
DRIIV, an S&T cluster of the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, successfully hosted a momentous conference on ‘Role of Open Access in Equitable Climate and Health Action: Prevention, Response, and Financing’ under the esteemed aegis of G20-CSAR. The conference, convened on August 8th, 2023 at the ITC Maurya, New Delhi, served as a vital platform for global dialogue and collaboration on climate-health synergy... read more
The experts, including NITI Aayog Member V K Paul and ICMR Director General Rajiv Bahl, highlighted….heat-related injuries. Ancient germs frozen in ice for a long time might be released and pathogens could move to new places due to the climate change, experts have warned. The changing climate….could also lead to more waterborne and zoonotic diseases, they said at a conference by DRIIV, an initiative of OPSA to the government... read more
Scientific Secretary of the PSA office, said, “Climate change heightens the risk of vector-borne diseases, antimicrobial resistance, and the transmission of zoonotic diseases. Indirectly, it affects food systems, nutrition, water access, housing, education, and care.” Maini called for a comprehensive approach involving science, technology, and innovation to combat these challenges... read more
DRIIV’s conference, convened on August 8th, 2023 at the ITC Maurya, New Delhi, served as a vital platform for global dialogue and collaboration on climate-health synergy. This event, organised under the esteemed aegis of G20 CSAR, underscores the vital role that open access to data, research, and resources play in shaping equitable solutions to these challenges... read more
The conference, aimed to bridge critical gaps in climate-health research, foster cross-border cooperation and discuss strategies for resilient health systems. The inaugural session also saw the launch of the DRIIV Handbook. Dr. (Mrs.) Parvinder Maini, Hon’ble Scientific Secretary, O/o PSA to the GOI, delivered a keynote address that illuminated the conference’s core objectives and underscored the necessity for collective action.... read more
Climate change’s far-reaching consequences on health are widely acknowledged, ranging from disrupted weather patterns such as heat waves, floods, and cyclones to the surge of vector-borne diseases and antimicrobial resistance. This event, organised under the esteemed aegis of G20 CSAR, underscores the vital role that open access to data, research, and resources play in shaping equitable solutions to these challenges... read more
The experts, including NITI Aayog Member V K Paul and ICMR Director General Rajiv Bahl, highlighted another worry – heat-related injuries and as temperatures go up, the risk of getting hurt from the heat becomes higher. Dr. Paul said, ‘As ice melts because of warmer temperatures, these ancient germs might be released. This adds another layer of concern to the already complex issue of health and climate change.’... read more