Shipra Misra CEO

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 Ventures, an innovation ecosystem for bringing together investors, corporates and growth stage ventures for cross-border commercialization.

Bineesha Payattati Adviser [Member - Technology Development Board | GoI Member - ECC | The Office of the PSA | Consultant with InvestIndia | Executive Director - IIWM]

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.

She currently holds the below positions:

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 Rai Senior Executive Adviser, DRIIV [CEO/ CGO/ Bionic & Transformative Leader/ CGO-APAC & Executive Board Member, AI, Robotics, Climate change, inclusive and sustainable innovation, Digital and development strategist, Mentor & Board chair]

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.

He is currently holding the following positions:

Senior Fellow, Portulans Institute

Chairman- CII DelhiEmerging Technology, IT/ITES & Startups, CII

CGO & Board Member - Asia pacific Region, DayOne Tech

Amrita Dawn Head, Technology Liaison

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.

MVSV Sai Head, Business Operations

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.

Ankit Chauhan Business Development Manager

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.

Ataur Rahman IT Manager

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 Getting Media Attention

Hindustan Times

In works: A collaborative approach to find Sustainable solutions to Delhi's crucial challenges:

The main task is to develop an ecosystem around science and technology where various players can come together and contribute in bringing innovation from the laboratory to the market. We don't want to leave research on paper, directionless, but drive it along what is needed as per the national mission requirements... read more

The Times of India

Pilot project to stop diesel trucks at Delhi Border:

DRIIV, a government of India initiative, has initiated a pilot project along with Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, to explore the possibility of building logistics hubs along the Delhi-Jaipur highway where diesel trucks can be stopped. The goods they are carrying to the capital can then be unloaded and transhipped to Delhi in electric... read more

The Hindu

COVID-19 surge preparedness with AI, genomic surveillance:

New and emerging variants of SARS-CoV-2 virus continue to pose a threat to the health of populations across the globe. Counting the unique and observable changes in the sequences available until January 2022 shows more than 6,000 mutations have accumulated in the spike gene of the virus... read more

Hindustan Times

Delhi-Jaipur Electric Highway:

Ashwini Chaubey, Minister of State for Environment, who will flag off the trial run, said that the Delhi-Jaipur E-Highway with NHEV pilot will be the landmark initiative by Ease of Doing Business. Chaubey said, “This unique initiative will benefit tourist and people to 'travel clean' on EVs who are not even EV owners and will inspire more people to buy and participate in making India surface transport green... read more

Urban Transport News

Tech for Circular Economy brings Delhi-Jaipur E-Highway:

Atal Harit Vidyut Rashtriya Mahamarg will break its own existing record of the longest EV Tech Trial Run ever conducted in the country. Dr (Smt) Parvinder Maini, Scientific Secretary, OPSA congratulated DRIIV and NHEV, an initiative under EoDB for recognizing the synergy between Science and experimenting through pilots... read more