Profile of Some the Elected Office Bearers:
Finance Secretary - Shri Sachidananda Panda (April,
2014 to March 2016)
Born : 3rd August,1950.
Married to Niyati Panda on 11th March. He Joined Banking
service as Prob officer, worked for 36 years in various
capacities all over India, retired as AGM. Involved in
various social works from student days. Supervised
relief work on behalf of BVP in Odisha during the Super
Cyclone in 1999 as State Gen Secretary. Since 2011,
after retirement from bank, involved in honorary work
for Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari in a hospital of
Indian Oil Paradip Refinery Project at Paradip. In
addition to providing health services to the company's
employees every year more than 100 health camps are
organised in Rural areas under company's CSR scheme
under the supervision of V Kendra. Joined BVP in 1993.
Presently, National Finance Secretary from April 2014.
Shri S.N. Panda is M.Sc (Physics), MBA, CAIIB.
Kanhaiya Lal Gupta, National Secretary General
(April 2014 to Jan 2015)
Born : 25th December, 1948. He
had a brilliant academic career and topped Agra
University in B.Com. (1965), M.Com. (1967) and M.A.
(Eco.) in 1970. He was awarded the Degree of Ph.D. in
Commerce in 1978 and D.Litt. in Business Administration
in 1993. He has 47 years experience to his credit of
teaching Degree & P.G. classes in Commerce and
Management (including Shri Ram College of Commerce,
Delhi University). He also worked as Principal of S.V.
College, Aligarh; Dean, Faculty of Commerce, Agra
University and Director, School of Management, IIMT,
Aligarh. He authored about 38 books and so far 31
research scholars have obtained the Degree of Ph.D.
under his able supervision. He was also Patron of two
reputed international Journals, namely 'Asian Journal of
Research in Social Science & Humanities' and 'Asian
Journal of Research in Business Economics and
He served BVP Braj Pradesh as its Treasurer, General
Secretary and President. At Central level he also held
the offices of Editor, BVP Prakashan; National Secretary
(Permanent Projects) and National Additional Secretary
General (Sampak Karya). He also held the post of
National Fianance Secretary from April 2010 to March
2014. National Secretary General from April 2014 to Jan
Justice (Retd.) Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje,
National President (April, 2012 to March 2014)
Born at village Dahi Tehsil Kukshi, District Dhar
(MP) on 06th September 1939. Secondary Education Anand High School Dhar.
Graduated in Mathematics, Statistics and Economics from Holkar
College, Indore, 1961. LL. B from Govt. Arts & Commerce College,
Indore, 1963. M.A. (Sociology) from Christian College, Indore.
Started Law Practice in 1964 after enrolling with the Bar Council of
Madhya Pradesh. Practiced for 26 years specialising in Labour &
Industrial Law, Company Law, Civil Laws, Election Petitions, Writ
Petitions etc. Appointed Judge, Madhya Pradesh High Court on 28th
July 1990, worked as President, M.P. State Consumer Disputes
redressal Commission in addition to duties as Judge of the High
Court in 1992-94. Transferred to Rajasthan High Court in April 1994.
Worked as Administrative Judge of Rajasthan High Court for 4 years.
Acting Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court for over 11 months.
Retired from Rajasthan High Court on 5th September 2001. Chaired the
Commission of Enquiry into the death of Muni Lokendra Vijay up to
31st July 2002. Appointed Governor of Himachal Pradesh on 8th May
2003. Laid down office of Governor on 19th July 2008. At present
engaged in social work along with practice as Senior Advocate,
Supreme Court of India. All India President of Bharat Vikas
Parishad, New Delhi from April, 2012 to March 2014.
All India Vice President of Forum of Integrated
National Security, Mumbai.
Prof. Satya Prakash Tiwari, National Working
President (April, 2012 to March 2014)
Prof. Satya Prakash Tiwari is UGC
Emeritus Fellow at Department of
Physics Panjab University,
Chandigarh. He is internationally
known for his contributions to
Transition Metal Physics. He was
born and brought up in village
Barauli, District Mainpuri in Uttar
Pradesh. He obtained B.Sc. degree
from Agra University and M.Sc. and
D. Phil. degrees, from Allahabad
University. He has been Professor
and Head of the Department of
Physics and Dean Science Faculty at
Punjab University Chandigarh,
Research Fellow at Australian
National University, Canberra,
Chercheur Associe at CNRS, France;
Scientist at ESPCI and Universite
Paris VI, University of Duisburg,
Germany, ICTP Trieste, Italy, AERE
Harwell, UK, Bell Laboratories and
Oak Ridge National Laboratory USA.
He has been Vice-Chancellor of
Jiwaji University, Gwalior and
recipient of several awards
including Burse Joliot Curie,
France, Higher Education and
Development Award, New Delhi,
Lifetime Achievement Award ITDC and
Membership, Kendriya Hindi Samiti,
Rajbhasha Vibhag, Govt. of India. He
published 5 Review articles and more
than 200 original research papers in
internationally reputed journals. He
authored the book "Dynamics of
Transition Metals and Alloys" (Nova
Sc. Pub. Inc. N.Y. 1998) and Edited:
(1) "Advances in Statistical Physics
of Solids and Liquids" (John Wiley,
N.Y. 1990) (2) "Disordered
Materials", (Narosa Pub., New Delhi,
2003) and (3) "Vision for Science
Education in India: Physicists
Views" (DK Publishers New Delhi
National Working President of the Parishad from April,
2012 to March 2014.
Ravindra Pal Sharma, National President (April, 2008 to
Born on 8th July,1938. He
graduated as Engineer in Telecommunications and did his
post graduation in Business Administration. Joined
Department of Telephones as ASDE and retired in 1998 as
Director, Telecom (Govt. of India). Nation-wide PCO
facility could become possible by his sincere efforts
Joined Bharat Vikas Parishad Parivar in 1984 and
remained Organising Secretary - Maharashtra State for five
years. He was also All India Additional Secretary
General. Working full time, he was National Secretary
General from 2000 to 2004 and National Working
President from 2004 to 2008. National President from
April, 2008 to March 2012.
Shri Ishwar Datt Ojha,
National Working President (April, 2008 to March 2012)
June,1940. He had schooling at Samrala (Punjab).
Thereafter, studied at Anglo-Sanskrit P.G. College, Khanna
(Punjab). Took active part in extracurricular activities &
sports throughout, winning several prizes. Retired as
Under-Secretary from the University Grants Commission, New
Delhi. Widely travelled he possesses a rich experience of
various cultures of Indian and foreign soils.
Joined the Parishad in the year 1983 as
Founder Secretary, Janakpuri Branch, New Delhi. Worked in
various capacities at Delhi State level including three
terms as General Secretary. During 2000-02 and again
2002-04 was assigned the responsibility of National
Secretary (Sanskar Projects) and National Addl. Secretary
General respectively. During 2004-08, he served the
organisation as its National Secretary General as
full-timer for the Parishad. National Working President
from April, 2008 to March 2012.