Mr. Shashank Paranjape
BREI’s Blue Ridge Public School
Mr. Shashank Paranjape commenced the real estate business with his brother Mr. Shrikant Paranjape in 1987. Mr. Shashank is known for ethics and transparency in business, earning him trust and faith in a customer base of more than 15,000 families.
He is the Managing Director of Paranjape Schemes (Construction) Ltd. He is an enthusiastic businessman with a good business acumen garnering him accolades and recognition. In a span of over three decades, his vision has fostered the growth of Paranjape Schemes in various real estate segments like Residential, Commercial, Townships, Hospitality, Senior-Living, SEZs and Educational Institutes.
Mr. Paranjape’s forte lies in providing an insightful vision and getting it implemented meticulously. Driven by his flawless execution abilities and a never-tiring zeal, the Blue Ridge Educational Institute has grown leaps and bounds since its inception in 2010. He is a passionate philanthropist and contributor to Educational Institutes like Parle Tilak Vidyalaya in Mumbai.
His desire to be of service to the society gave birth to the brand Athashri – a Senior Citizen housing concept. He is actively involved in NGO’s like Socio-Economic Trust, Parbhani which caters to the housing and education of orphans and women.
Ms. Vaidehi Moghe
Blue Ridge Public School
With an experience in the field of Early Childhood Care & Education for over twenty five years, Ms. Vaidehi Moghe has played a key role in re-inventing the Pre-Primary Section of Blue Ridge Public School.
She has authored books for a systematic approach in English Reading and Readiness Activity for the age group of 3 to 5 years of age; and is currently working on a cohesive thematic approach bringing in a multi-disciplinary learning system for this age group.
Ms. Moghe is an ardent educator who believes in adapting a Play-way method in formulating a succinct system to capture the Readiness period of each child without burdening the innocent minds. Her motto has always been to instill an attribute to learn how to learn and to develop critical thinking in her students.
She conducts Refresher Workshops for Teachers to keep them conversant with current teaching skills. She has handled children under speculation as slow learners, ADHD and non-specific disabilities in an integrated class in her early days as a teacher.
Being connected with Rotary Club for more than three decades, she has participated in social causes in bringing up children of the lower socio-economic community.
Ms. Moghe runs free private coaching classes for needy children in the age group of 5 to 16 years on weekends.
Trained in classical dance – Bharat Natyam and playing the Sitar, she has a keen interest in performing arts which benefits in motivating creativity in her team of teachers and students alike.
Ms. Meghali Katdare
Managing Committee Member
Blue Ridge Public School
A person with multi-tasking abilities, Ms. Meghali Katdare has been in the profession of real estate for over two decades. She is an affable person with excellent public relations. With an ability of good observations and tactful interviewing skills she has been able to contribute in bringing good personnel (teaching as well as non-teaching staff) to Blue Ridge Public School as well as to the organization she works with i.e. Paranjape Schemes.
Being inclined towards social responsibility, Meghali has contributed in various charity programs run by organizations like CRY and SAKAL FUNDS. She is passionate about working with seniors and is instrumental in maintaining and managing Paranjape Schemes’ Senior-living housing brand called ‘Athashri’.
A creative person, she enjoys sketching and painting. She is also fond of content writing for articles and is an avid reader and traveller.
Mr. Farzan Ghadiyali
World Business Angels Forum
Farzan Ghadially is the Senator - India for the World Business Angles Forum(WBAF), an affiliated partner of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI). As a Senator his role includes helping the start-up / early stage companies along with SMEs to rise to a global scale leveraging the WBAF network across 111 countries around the globe.
He is also a mentor with the Atal Incubation Centre a leading Incubation Centre supported by the Government of India. By profession he is an Investment Banker and has a rich experience in the financial services industry in India and overseas. He is a member of the prestigious MDRT (Million Dollar RoundTable) club and has been a TOT (Top of the Table) and COT (Court of the Table) two of the highest accolades for financial advisors. He has been a speaker at many international and national conferences on personal finance, private equity and family office.
He is the author of two books“Investing in Turbulent Times”and “Investing in the Turbulent Decade That Was & Beyond”. He writes in leading financial newspapers including the Mid-Day where his column features every Monday in the finance section.
He is a visiting faculty in leading management colleges like S.P. Jain, NMIMS, Welingkaretc.
He works closely with many foundations and large corporates on the CSR funding and sustainability eco system with a sole aim for inclusive growth which would help India transform from a developing to a developed nation.