Our Team

Prakash Gurav

Mr Prakash Gurav was co-opted on the Board in May 2021.

He is a Chartered Accountant. He has experience of more than 40 years. He had worked in senior management positions with reputed MNC and Tata Motors Limited.  Currently, he is associated with five companies as independent director.

He brings in experience to provide guidance on matters relating to Finance & Accounting, internal control and compliances.

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Chetana Kadle

Chetana Praveen Kadle is the Founder Director of Rithwik Foundation for Performing Arts. She is responsible for directing the activities of Foundation and planning and coordinating the governance aspects of the foundation.

She is a fine artist and paints portraits and landscapes in oils and acrylics. She has participated in art exhibitions and her paintings adorn the walls of many homes in India as well as abroad.

Her passion for learning new art forms has led to her completing various projects like Nirmal painting, Batik painting and Puppet-making; to name a few.

She is the coordinating editor of Parijna books for children published by Parijnan Foundation – a Charitable Trust. She is also a digital artist and is currently illustrating a book for children. Chetana is keenly interested in promoting all forms of Crafts and the Performing Arts.

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Sudipto Marjit

Sudipto serves as director in the foundation  and is responsible for crafting strategies to make the foundation future ready and position itself as the most innovative and respected music organisation with a focus of creating performers of the future as well as preserve the rich cultural tradition. In his professional career he was also responsible for curation and  promotion of Classical music and dance – in terms of setting up flagship music festivals and supporting most renowned music academies across the country. In his professional capacity, he is presently the Vice President – Human Resource, Corporate Strategy and Business Excellence of Tata AutoComp Systems and is involved in the foundation in a voluntary and non-commercial capacity.

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Rujuta Soman

Rujuta is the Founder CEO and Director of Rujuta Soman Cultural Academy(RSCA) , which is a division of the Foundation. She is an internationally acclaimed kathak dancer  and choreographer in her own capacity, her performances are known for having the unique mix of  traditional content, rich music collaborations and digital & technology integrations to make the offerings relevant specially to the youth and international audience. RSCA is considered today as the most innovative Phy-gital Dance Academy ( Digital & Physical) which has students across the globe taught in the world class Learning Management System of RFPA and its world class dance studios. Winner of multiple coveted awards, she looks as dance as a medium for transforming the society through her  “Dance for Hope” project to reach to the economically and physically challenged children.

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