The IPF Board of Trustees is a governing body composed of eminent
persons from society.
Prof. Sheila Rai (Chairperson)
Prof. Sheila Rai has more than three decades of academic and
administrative experience. She served as Professor in the
Department of Political Science, University of Rajasthan, and
also served as Principal St. Xavier’s College, Jaipur.
Shri Shridev Sharma
Shri Shridev Sharma is a noted Vaidik scholar, social worker
and entrepreneur, associated with several organisations active
in the field of Indian Culture, Knowledge Systems and
Shri Rajeev Agarwal (Treasurer)
Shri Rajeev Agarwal is a first generation entrepreneur, active in
the field of financial management, advisory and consultancy. He is
keenly involved in socio-cultural activities and welfare
programmes of many organisations.
Dr. Manmohan Vaidya (Trustee)
Dr. Manmohan Vaidya is a prolific writer, thinker and social
activist having vast experience of working on diverse issues.
Shri J. Nandakumar (Trustee)
Shri J. Nandakumar is an accomplished author, editor, poet and
Prof. Chandra Bhushan Sharma (Trustee)
Prof. Chandra Bhushan Sharma is Professor of Education at the
School of Education, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New
Delhi. He served as the Chairman of National Institute of Open
Schooling (NIOS) from April 2015 to April 2020.
Dr. Vandana Mishra (Trustee)
Dr. Vandana Mishra has nearly two decades of experience in
academics and research. Presently she teaches at the Centre for
Comparative Politics and Political Thought, School of
International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.