Advisory Board

Shri Anjan Sen

Former Senior General Manager Finance (CA), Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). He joined us after he retired from TCS when he came back from Mumbai in 2016. At That time we were groping to fulfill the accounting requirements of different PSUs. 

Funding increased and so was the need for keeping proper accounting and control was felt. Then Mr. Sen was attached to us. He has expertise in designing financial systems and Internal Controls. We appointed him for bringing our so-called note based bookkeeping to proper formal accounting. And then started the journey, from excel to Tally and now QuickBooks. Our accounting, record keeping internal controls, and Reporting gradually grew into a robust system, any funding agency/donor now can rely upon. He also visited our project site at Sundarban and also reviewed documents produced for fund utilization. Today we are up-to-date in respect of filing requirements with statutory bodies because we derive authentic numbers in time. 

Paromita Sarkar

Paromita, is an MBA graduate from Mumbai University and has been living in USA since the past 16 years. She is a CA, bay area-based technology professional working in Paypal and a life-long advocate for human welfare and upliftment of the underprivileged.
She contributes to this cause by providing continued love & compassion, care, education, and monetary support. Her belief that although she cannot improve the lives of all the underprivileged kids and families in this world, she can certainly lend a helping hand to some of them and bring in a change in the society.
Her passion for this cause and her creative thinking has helped us in forming a good academic learning and English teaching in the Pathshalas, building long term solutions for providing a livelihood for tiger victim families and future planning for rebuilding Sundarbans after the massive cyclone Yaas hit. She has helped us in raising funds by driving fundraisers and awareness campaigns in her community.

Prabuddha Gupta

Mr. Gupta is the son of an eminent social worker and academician late Dr. Sukumar Gupta (Principal, Bangabasi Evening College, President Bangiya Vigyan Parishad) and Late Dr. Ira Gupta (general physician, dedicated her life in the development of health and education of slum children of Kolkata). Mr. Gupta in his early days used to participate actively in several roadshows, plantation drives with his parents. Especially in the 1980s every year 6th August on Hiroshima Day the largest non-political rally in Kolkata in those days was conducted by Bangiya Vigyan Parishad under his father’s leadership with the slogan ‘Say No to War’ which is very relevant in the 21st century too.

In his college days, he conducted some science exhibitions, street drama, and plantation drives. In 2004 the tsunami in Andaman had shaken his conscience. He took initiative to raise funds and motivate others to raise funds for the tsunami victims. He inspired us to form the Aranyaj Society with a mission to serve nature and the underprivileged section of our society. Since then he is enriching us with his valuable advice and guidance. Besides these, he is pouring his professional skill as an entrepreneur in developing and encouraging villagers towards organic farming. Whenever there is a crisis in our organization, he comes forward to manage it. He has raised and arranged funds several times for our events or whenever there is a shortage in the fund.

Dr. Rina Ghosh

Chief Medical Advisor

Consultant Physician & Pediatrician, Neonatologist. Faculty, Institute of Child Health (Kolkata). Specialization in Vaccinology. Nodal Person in WHO (World Health Organisation) in AFP Surveillance Program. Board of Member (W.B.) in AEFI Committee. (A Govt. of India Project), PCPNDT Committee Member, Govt. of W.B.

DR. Rina Ghosh has been attached to us since 2015. She is the main speaker of our health-related seminars. She has vast experience in the field of child health care. During our health program in 

Sundarban, she saved the precious lives of many children. Get them well from critical diseases. People of Sundarban of that locality felt lucky as they got physicians like her in those remote places. She has donated many costly medicines and has taken initiative in our deworming programs at Sundarban. She has treated many severely stunted children with care. She arranged free treatment in Kolkata for the critical patients from Sundarban.

Dr. Prasanta Pal, Medical Advisor

Renowned Doctor (Medicine) in Kolkata, was attached with Chittaranjan Medical College as Professor. Now he is attached with Baharampur Medical College. He has been actively attached with us since 2011. He delivers his valuable speech in a seminar on general health & hygiene & joined in many health camps as a Physician.

Dr. Sabitri Dey, Medical advisor and expert physician

Gynecologist, a Retired doctor from N.R.S. Medical College. Received award from His Excellency Governor of W.B. Shri N.K. Narayanan in December 2009. 

 She has treated many critical gynecological patients in our healthcare programs at remote islands in Sundarban. She guides our health-workers towards pre-natal and ante-natal care for mothers.

About Us

Aranyaj-“Aranyaj Society For Educational And Environmental Development is a non-profit, Voluntary, Tax Exempted, 80G & FCRA registered organization, founded by a group of dedicated social workers for a greener- balanced – equal planet for all where not a single child is malnourished and deprived from education and development is sustainable where human and other species can live in harmony.

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