About Us


At Pleasin strides foundation it will be our endeavor to bring about a positive change in the lives of underprivileged children, youth & women. We would also enable the civil society to positively contribute in the change that we do.


Corporate & Institutions play a big role in leveraging resources for the needy and downtrodden. We partner with select few who can effectively support us in this journey of change.


Corporate & Institutions play a big role in leveraging resources for the needy and downtrodden. We partner with select few who can effectively support us in this journey of change.


Our goals are in tune with our action plan to achieve success in four intervention areas. Our focus would be to achieve them so that we can bring about an organic change.

Management Team

Our management team comprises of seasoned professionals who have years of experience in their area of expertise. They come from backgrounds as diverse as Media, BFSI, Travel and NGO.

Board of Advisors

Dr. K. K. Upadhyay

Dr. K. K. Upadhyay, is a seasoned professional with over three decades of experience across government, not-for-profits and corporate.

He has pioneered several innovative successful models that exist in the development sector today; including Mother Dairy Fruits and Vegetable - “Safal”; an integrated rural water supply, sanitation project for 1000 villages and 10 towns in Rajasthan – “Aapni Yojana”; and many others.

He has been an expert with Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, was on board of National Trust, Jan Sthirta Kosh, Global Compact Network. Dr. Upadhyay headed the FICCI Aditya Birla CSR Centre for Excellence. Currently he is Director Swasti Health Catalyst.

Prakash Tewari

Prakash Tewari is presently Advisor in Development Sector. He is Consultant to International and National Corporates/ PSU/ NGOS/ Foundations for setting up Social Business Models in the Country. He has been heading the Sustainability activities of these Companies in Asia, Africa, Middle East and Australia Continent.

He has been awarded the United National Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) - 2005 award for Disaster Management in Asia.

He was the Chairman of CSR Committee of Bombay Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

Praveen Karn

Praveen Karn, Head Group CSR at Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group has a cumulative experience of more than 13 years in the field of Community Development and CSR. Mr. Karn, a Post Graduate in Rural Development from XISS. He is recently chosen among the 25 CSR professionals of the country by CSR Times and was also declared among the 50 most influential leaders in CSR by World CSR Congress.

At Spark Minda, Ashok Minda Group, he plans, develops and monitors CSR programs for over 20 locations across the country and abroad through its CSR umbrella named Spark Minda Foundation. He also takes care of the sustainability projects for the group like Water Conservation, 3R, Plantation, Waste Management and Renewable Energy.

Naveen Soni

He is currently chairman of SIAM SAFE council and got recognition as the thought leader in CSR by Cause Because magazine, South India's best CSR leader from WORLD CSR FORUM and Global CSR Excellence and leadership award.

Adil Firoze

Adil Firoze, an alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, is a thought leader in CSR and Sustainability.

He has Vast, enriching experience of over three decades in the hydrocarbon sector in Engineering Design and Project Management followed by more than a decade’s experience in Corporate Quality Assurance, Enterprise Risk Management, Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Manu Seth

Mr. Manu Seth is a motivated dynamic business leader with a passion for creating value, innovation, and delivering technology services that have a positive impact on people’s lives.
He believes in spearheading and drives with a commitment to help conglomerates, entrepreneurs, and business visionaries to grow, have the right desired tools, 25+ years of demonstrated knowledge, expertise, and networks that are necessary for success across the globe, driving P&L’s and creating large recurring revenues.
His strengths and expertise are Community Services, Business Management Consultancy, information technology usage across the projects to communicate and reach the last mile. Contribute towards Economic & Sustainable Growth by commissioning Projects in the field of – Education, Child Development, Environment, Personal hygiene, and various other projects covering various aspects of SDG’

In today’s changing scenario, a firm believer that future companies would benefit from combining the best of physical and Digital Agile Collaboration.

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