Mr. Ashok Jain – Chairman Rise India Group

Ashok Jain is the primary force behind the success of Rise India Group, with his vision and leadership, he has been responsible for building strong associations with major companies worldwide. Ashok Jain’s deep knowledge stems from his graduate degree and financial background.

Naturally, he is a hardcore entrepreneur with business interest in diverse fields like steel, metal, construction,textile, infrastructure, pharma and import – export services. Currently, he mentors, provides investment and supports number of new age startups which have potential and a promise to make India Rise.

Mr. Sumit Mehta – Director Rise India Group

Being the director at Rise India, Sumit is responsible for taking the K12 business of the group to new heights of success. He is also a nominee director in ICFE. An MBA with over 8 years of experience in finance, Sumit has proven skills and expertise in financial modeling and analysis.

Prior to Rise India, he was assistant Vice President Finance with Horizon Country Wide Logistics Limited (HCWLL), an infrastructure company. Besides managing financial operations, Sumit was also a member of the group’s core team engaged in conceptualizing new projects. He is gifted with strong acumen and great entrepreneurial skills.

Mr. Ajay Chhangani – Co Founder & CEO Rise India Group

Ajay comes with strong experience in managing education businesses differently. Banking on his marketing intelligence, innovation and doing things differently, he has a lot of feathers in his cap. He has founded lot of brands and successfully launched various new products while serving companies like Datapro, NIIT, KarROX, RUMI and Usha Martin. Last 6 years he has been involved in M&A activities in education space and was a key founding member of RISE INDIA.

Ajay has been on the forefront of Skill Development & Training Industry and has been instrumental in designing & implementing some path breaking initiatives in partnership with Industry in the areas of skilling unemployed youth in India. Ajay has been awarded the prestigious DNA Education Award for his outstanding contribution to Education Industry.

Ajay has been nominated amongst India’s 100 Emerging Young Leaders by PWC.

Mr. Kishore Dharia – Director Rise India Group

Kishore Dharia, a self contained personality! He completed his graduation from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar College (Mahad). An active social worker in the state of Maharashtra and has worked in the areas of Water & Sanitation, Healthcare, Micro-finance and others. Mr. Dharia is an all round personality who has in depth study and knowledge of social, political, modern technology, problems of masses and this fact is very much well known and realized by everybody around him. Mr. Dharia has a passion for working for a noble cause without any financial attraction. Completing any task undertaken successfully and on completion giving the credit to masses is what Mr. Dharia always does.

Mr. Devendra Daga – Founder & Managing Director Rise India Financial Services

He is a chartered accountant and a graduate from St. Xaviers College, Kolkata. He has an experience of more than 20 years in financial services business and is spearheading the business along with a team of finance professionals. He has major experience with Reliance Capital Group of companies having an omnipresent role fulfilling varied roles and responsibilities.

He has a thorough understanding and work practice in Audit & Taxation, Investment Banking, Corporate Finance & Investment Advisory, Wealth Management, Mutual Fund, Life Insurance and General Insurance business. He has strong and excellent relations with large corporate treasuries, mutual funds,insurance companies, banks & financial institutions.  Identifying business opportunities and managing new initiatives successfully through the strength of his relationship and experience is his forte.