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Minu Budhia

Founder-Director, ICanFlyy

Founder-Director at ICanFlyy (An Institute for Special Needs), Minu Budhia is a psychotherapist and counsellor by profession. She is also Founder-Director of Caring Minds (A Super-Speciality Mental Health Clinic), the Founder of Café ICanFlyy (A Café with a Cause), and Director at Patton Group. She believes special needs individuals deserve a place in society where they can avail education and training without being held back for who they are. This is the thought that inspired the birth of ICanFlyy. Minu’s struggles to ensure that her younger daughter Prachi, a special child, led an active, happy life outside her home showed her the reality most special needs individuals and their families face.

Sanjay Budhia

Managing Director, Patton Group

Sanjay Budhia, is Managing Director of PATTON Group. PATTON is a Manufacturing Export House and Star Exporter , having multi-locational Engineering and Plastic manufacturing Units. Consecutive Winner of Productivity Awards and recipient of National Export Awards. The Organization is U.S. Govt. Validated CTPAT (Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) Compliant, an ISO 9001:2015 Company, having approval from world renowned quality institutions like “UL”, “CSA”, “INTERTEK” and “BSI”.

Sanjay Budhia

Managing Director, Patton Group

Sanjay Budhia, is Managing Director of PATTON Group. PATTON is a Manufacturing Export House and Star Exporter , having multi-locational Engineering and Plastic manufacturing Units. Consecutive Winner of Productivity Awards and recipient of National Export Awards. The Organization is U.S. Govt. Validated CTPAT (Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) Compliant, an ISO 9001:2015 Company, having approval from world renowned quality institutions like “UL”, “CSA”, “INTERTEK” and “BSI”.

Sudha Kaul

Founder, Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy (IICP)

Dr. Sudha Kaul is Founder, Trustee and Vice Chairperson of the Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy (IICP), Kolkata. In April 2010, Dr Kaul received the Padmashree award from the President of India. In 1974, there were no schools for children with cerebral palsy and special needs in Eastern India. Dr. Sudha Kaul set up the first school, then known as the West Bengal Spastics Society (WBSS), in Kolkata, in April 1974. She had the staunch support of her husband, Om, since both had an intrinsic belief in all children’s ability to learn, including their own son Arjun who was diagnosed as a child with “CP with multiple disabilities.”

Debanjan Mandal

Partner, Fox & Mandal

Debanjan Mandal is a partner at Fox & Mandal, a premier multi-disciplinary law firm in Kolkata, established in 1896. The St. Xavier’s alumnus became the youngest partner of the Firm in the year 2004. Fox & Mandal has since expanded substantially and is one of the largest law firms in Eastern India today. In addition, Debanjan has been an integral part of various infrastructure projects of the Government of India and State Governments, including roads, highways, the water sector, mining, infrastructure, healthcare, restructuring of public enterprises, public procurement and divestments.

Debanjan Mandal

Partner, Fox & Mandal

Debanjan Mandal is a partner at Fox & Mandal, a premier multi-disciplinary law firm in Kolkata, established in 1896. The St. Xavier’s alumnus became the youngest partner of the Firm in the year 2004. Fox & Mandal has since expanded substantially and is one of the largest law firms in Eastern India today. In addition, Debanjan has been an integral part of various infrastructure projects of the Government of India and State Governments, including roads, highways, the water sector, mining, infrastructure, healthcare, restructuring of public enterprises, public procurement and divestments.

Rudra Chatterjee

Managing Director, Luxmi Group

Rudra Chatterjee is the Managing Director of Luxmi Group and Chairman of Obeetee. Luxmi is a 20 Million kg tea producer with estates in Assam, West Bengal and Tripura in India, and in Rwanda in Africa. Makaibari, acquired by Luxmi in 2013, produces some of the most famous teas in the world. In 2016, Rudra founded Manor and Mews, a UK based furniture company, that is rapidly gaining customers in US and Europe. He is a director of Luxmi Township that develops vibrant and inclusive urban spaces. Prior to this, Rudra was a management consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton’s New York office and received his MBA as a Dean’s List student from Columbia Business School.

Swati Sarawagi

Resident Director, Swarnim International School

Swati Sarawagi has been involved in the field of education for over 15 years as a teacher in Singapore and India. An alumnus of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, she has an M.A. in Psychology and a Masters in Education, JCU, Australia. She moved from Singapore to Kolkata to start Swarnim International School in 2016. The school is a proposed CBSE co-ed school from pre-primary to Class 12, catering to 2500 students. She is the Territory Head, Kolkata of the Early Childhood Association (India) and member of the Association for Early Childhood Educators (Singapore).

Swati Sarawagi

Resident Director, Swarnim International School

Swati Sarawagi has been involved in the field of education for over 15 years as a teacher in Singapore and India. An alumnus of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, she has an M.A. in Psychology and a Masters in Education, JCU, Australia. She moved from Singapore to Kolkata to start Swarnim International School in 2016. The school is a proposed CBSE co-ed school from pre-primary to Class 12, catering to 2500 students. She is the Territory Head, Kolkata of the Early Childhood Association (India) and member of the Association for Early Childhood Educators (Singapore).

Sugandha Ramkumar

Principal, ICanFlyy

A counsellor with a diploma in psychotherapy, Sugandha Ramkumar has been working as a psychotherapist for a decade. After completing her graduation in Education with specialisation in child psychology and methods of primary education, she did her post-graduation in History. She is a trained Montessorian and has completed a one-year extensive course in Montessori methodology from Calcutta Montessori and Teachers Training Centre. She is associated with CARING MINDS, a super speciality mental health facility in Kolkata, as a visiting counsellor and trainer.

Preeyam Budhia

President, Business Development-Patton Group

President, Business Development at Patton Group, Preeyam spearheads the Plastics Division, focussing on product development, and has expanded the EMT Steel Fittings Exports business into new territories such as Middle East & North Africa (MENA). She is also the driving force behind building the traditional family business’ digital presence. The gen-next of PATTON Group, Preeyam joined the family business upon her return from the UK, where she spent her educational & professional formative years.

Preeyam Budhia

President, Business Development-Patton Group

President, Business Development at Patton Group, Preeyam spearheads the Plastics Division, focussing on product development, and has expanded the EMT Steel Fittings Exports business into new territories such as Middle East & North Africa (MENA). She is also the driving force behind building the traditional family business’ digital presence. The gen-next of PATTON Group, Preeyam joined the family business upon her return from the UK, where she spent her educational & professional formative years.