Meet the Team

Paani Foundation’s team comprises film-makers, communicators and a robust, full-time staff on ground, rich with experience in agriculture, water and soil conservation, and community mobilisation.

Aamir Khan
Founder

Kiran Rao
Founder

Satyajit Bhatkal
Chief Executive Officer

Reena Datta
Chief Operating Officer

Lancy Fernandes
Head of Training

Dr. Avinash Pol
Pramukh Margadarshak

Suresh Bhatia
Creative Head

Christopher Rego
Creative Director

Rajiv Luthra
Founder & Managing
Partner – Luthra & Luthra
Law Offices
(Board Member)

B Srinivas Rao
Associate Producer –
Aamir Khan Productions
(Board Member)

Anand Desai
Managing Partner –
DSK Legal
(Board Member)

Suresh Bhatia
Creative Head

Christopher Rego
Creative Director

Neeraj Narkar
Creative Associate

Vaibhav Hiwase
Creative Associate

Hemant Patil
Illustrator

Neileshchandra Bhatkal
Head – Data, Equipment and Storage

Vijay Kumbhar
Manager – Data, Equipment and Storage

Aaba Lad
Pune and Satara

Satyavan Deshmukh
Sangli and Solapur

Santosh Shingare
Beed, Nanded, Hingoli

Bhushan Kadu
Nagpur, Amravati, Wardha

Pralhad Arsul
Aurangabad

Subhash Nanawate
Washim and Akola

Sukhdev Bhosale
Jalgaon, Nandurbar, Buldhana

Vikram Fatak
Ahmadnagar and Nashik

Namrata Bhingarde

Head – Social Media

Vijay Kumbhar

Social Media Video Editor

Rajesh Hivare

Ravindra Pomane

Sandesh Karande

Sumit Gorle

 Onkar Surve

Nikhil Joshi
Head – Impact Assessment

Sagar Kunsavlikar
Manager – Data

Padmaja Kawade
Manager – App Development

Sagar Shelar
Assistant Manager

Yash Gandhi
Assistant Manager

Dheeraj Prashar

Head Of Production

Praful Kolhe

Ashok Ingole

Ranjit Shinde

Shivaji Bali

Harishchandra Panchal

Anil Sagat

Rahul Gaikwad

Vijay Mane

Vinod Jadhav

Arvind Bhagat

Shrikant Nalawade

Anil Pawar

Lalit Patil

Ganesh Suryavanshi

Namdeo Nanaware
Program Director – Government Relations

Lipi Mehta
Head – Outreach & Partnerships

Sahil Bhattad
Head Of Content

Rohit Kamble
Sr. Accountant

Satish Tribhuvan
Accountant

Satish Tambe
Accountant

Aarti Khadse

Abhijit Godase

Adhik Jagdale

Ajinkya Gurav

Aslam Baig

Atish Dnyanoba Shirgire

Bibhishen Bhoite

Mayur Salunke

Bhagwat Kotkar

Ram Ambhure

Bramhadev Girhe

Dilip Katore

Gunwant Patil

Hemant Pikalmunde 

Jitendra Shinde

Kailas Panhalkar

Mahesh Gulbhile

Shivhari Teke

Nikhil Ambulkar

Nilesh Badhe

Nitin Atkare

Nitin Patole

Tukaram Patil

Pratik Gurav

Pravin Kathwate

Prithviraj Lad

Rahul Bhasal

Ravindra Lokhande

Sanghpal Wahurwagh

Sanjay Sabale

Sunil Patil

Subhash Gawai

Suhas Patil

Sushant Gaikwad

Trushal Taywade

Vaibhav Nayse

Vidhya Akode

Zumbar Kamble

Bhushan Thackre

Jeewan Gawande

Shivlishwar Medane

Rajendra Jadhav

Dayanand Nikam

Jaykumar Sonule

Dnyaneshwar Idhate

Prashant Godbole

Ganesh Khamkar

Sachin Pimpalkar

Nitin Yedre

Lila Yelkar

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