Mr Sunil Pote

Mr. Pote had been an active participant in “Rashtra Seva Dal and Chatra Bharti” during his college days. He formed and established Yuva Mitra in 1995. He has worked in the corporate sector for 5 years and educational field for 2 years. He is working as the president in Yuva Mitra since 2006. Along with managing Yuva Mitra, he is known as an expert in the field of formation of farmer’s production company and water users association. He is also associated with NABARD’s Nabkisan Finance. Ltd as an active Director. He has been honored with Vasundhara Mitra award in 2010 by Club Mahindra, Youth Icon By Sakal Group in 2014 and Jalyodha by Sakal Group in 2016

Mrs. Manisha Malpathak

Mrs. Manisha has worked as a professor in the college of social work- Nashik for a year. Later on from 2001, she has been associated with Yuva Mitra as secretary and Program Director. She has designed programs like Arogya Mitra and Sukanya- Life skill development program of adolescent girls as well as is a master trainer in gender-based equality.

Mr. Somdutt Lad

Mr. Somdatt has worked with HDFC, Pune as a Manager. Later on, he joins his father’s construction business in Pune. He is chosen as the youngest entrepreneur of India by C.I.I. He is associated with Yuva Mitra since 2010 and is an active participant at management level as a vice president. He developed systems like KRA and human resource development.

Mr. Sampat Kale

Mr. Kale cleared his UGC Net exam and pursued his Master’s degree and PhD in Sociology from University of Pune in 2008. He is a Life Member of the Indian Sociological Society and the Marathi Samajshastra Parishad. Prior to this, he has worked with National Centre for Advocacy Studies (NCAS), Pune, which is a development organization working on issues related to people centered advocacy. He has written more than two dozens of articles, several books and some papers in national and international journals. He has presented his work at various conferences and seminars at national level. He has visited Karachi-Pakistan, Stockholm-Sweden and presented papers as well. Currently he is with School of Rural Development, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) as a Senior Assistant Professor and is associated with YM as a trustee since a year.

Mrs. Bharti Kulkarni

Mrs. Bharti is a B.com graduate and worked in a commercial bank in Nashik. She is Associated with Yuva Mitra since 10 years.

Mr. Vilas Patil

Mr. Vilas completed his B.sc from Sinner and did Masters in Journalism from Nashik. He had an active participation in “Rashtra Seva Dal” since graduation. He is one of the founders of YM and is associated with 21 years as a trustee. At present, he is working at Deshdoot newspaper as Deputy editor in Sinner Taluka.

Ms. Dipti Raut

Ms. Dipti has Diploma in Communications and gold medalist in journalism. Bachelor of social work (First Class) from the College of Social Work, Nirmala Niketan (1996). After completing her BSW, she worked for 15 years in the development sector and pursued her master’s degree in journalism. She is been honored with Gold Medal in reporting and editing. Since 5 years she is being worked with Lokmat and Maharashtra 1 newspaper as Assistant editor and Chief Bureau Reporter and is associated with YM as a trustee from past 15 years. She is awarded with: Samarthan – Manav Hakk Puraskar – 2007 MaTa Gaurav – 2009 Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh – 2010 Narad Puraskar – 2011 National Television Award – 2012 Varunraj Bhave Puraskar – 2013 Ladali Puraskar – 2014

Mr. Prashant Virkar

Mr. Virkar is working with a multination company in Nashik and is associated with Yuva Mitra as a trustee since 2 years.