Each centre of The Akshaya Patra Foundation operates under the guidance of Presidents who, on a voluntary basis, oversee the functioning of the organisation. The Presidents, with their missionary zeal and expertise, manage the governance and administration of Akshaya Patra at the location level.
Achyutha Krishna Dasa
Achyutha Krishna Dasa is providing guidance and governance support for Akshaya Patra’s overall operations in Odisha. A B.Com graduate from KLE College, Bengaluru, and an MBA holder from Bangalore University, he oversees the Foundation’s Puri, Bhubaneswar, Rourkela and Nayagarh units.
Amitasana Dasa heads Akshaya Patra’s Thane and Pune units in Maharashtra. He holds B.Tech in Computer Science from REC Kurukshetra and has worked at Kirloskar Computer Services in Bengaluru as a software engineer. In 1992, he joined ISKCON Bangalore. He is currently the Governing Body Commissioner of ISKCON Bangalore Group of Temples.
Jaganmohan Krishna Dasa
Jaganmohan Krishna Dasa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering. With his keen eye for design and innovation, he played a crucial role in setting up Foundation’s operations in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Nathdwara. Currently, he oversees the functioning of the Foundation’s Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Surat, Kalol, Bhavnagar, Bhuj and Jamnagar units in Gujarat, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Baran, Nathdwara, Ajmer, Chittorgarh, Bikaner, Jhalawar and Bhilwara units in Rajasthan and Silvassa unit in Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
Jai Chaitanya Dasa
Jai Chaitanya Dasa is responsible for overseeing the overall Operations of Mysuru Unit and is also providing guidance and governance to the Unit Operations In-Charge.
Janardhana Dasa serves as the president of Akshaya Patra’s operations in the Northeast. He is responsible for the Foundation’s Guwahati and Jorhat units in Assam and Kashirampara unit in Tripura.
Karunya Sagar Dasa
Karunya Sagar Dasa studied Civil Engineering at MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT) in Bengaluru. He has handled resource mobilisation, project development and expansion at Akshaya Patra. Currently, he serves as the President of Akshaya Patra Mangaluru.
Niskinchana Bhakta Dasa
A doctor by profession, Niskinchana Bhakta Dasa served in the medical field before he started his spiritual journey with ISKCON Bangalore. Currently, he serves as the president of Akshaya Patra’s Visakhapatnam and Kakinada units in Andhra Pradesh.
Rajiv Lochana Dasa
Rajiv Lochana Dasa is the Unit President for Akshaya Patra Hubballi and oversees the Foundation’s implementation of the school feeding programme and execution of humanitarian relief activities in this region. He studied B.Sc. at St. Joseph’s College, Bengaluru, before starting his spiritual journey with ISKCON Bangalore in December 1993.
Satya Gaura Chandra Dasa
Satya Gaura Chandra Dasa holds an M.Tech degree from IIT Madras and has worked with American MNC, Novell Software, before joining ISKCON Bengaluru in 1997. As the regional president, he heads Akshaya Patra’s Mangalagiri, Nellore, Ongole, Gambhiram, Srikakulam, Gudiwada, Kuppam and Kalyandurga units in Andhra Pradesh and Khandi (Hyderabad), Narsingi, Kothagudem, Warangal and Nawabpet units in Telangana.
Regional President- Delhi NCR, UP and Uttarakhand The Akshaya Patra Foundation
A B.Tech holder in Computer Science from REC Calicut, Bharatarshabha Dasa, has handled multiple areas related to Akshaya Patra’s public affairs, strategic outreach, policy planning and implementation, programme management and humanitarian food relief activities. He has been instrumental in the commencement of the organisation’s operations in various parts of India. He currently serves as the Regional President for Akshaya Patra’s feeding initiatives in Delhi NCR, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Vyomapada Dasa serves as the unit president for Akshaya Patra’s Bhilai and Raipur units in Chhattisgarh and Nagpur unit in Maharashtra.
Kodanda Rama Dasa
Kodanda Rama Dasa serves as the unit president for Akshaya Patra’s Puducherry unit.
Suvyakta Narasimha Dasa
President, Tamil Nadu
Suvyakta Narasimha Dasa is the president for Akshaya Patra Tamil Nadu. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from MS Ramaiah Institute of Technology and a Master’s in Engineering from the University of Visvesvaraya College of Engineering in Bengaluru. Before joining Akshaya Patra, he worked as a design engineer at Lincoln Helios India Ltd.
HH Stoka Krishna Dasa
HH Stoka Krishna Dasa serves as the unit president for Akshaya Patra’s unit in Mysuru, Karnataka. He has done his Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from REC Nagpur. He has worked for Infosys Technologies Ltd., Tata Boroughs Ltd., and as a lecturer at Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan.
Gunakara Rama Dasa
President - Bangalore, Mangalore and Bellary
Sri Gunakara Rama Dasa, a post graduate in Electrical Power Systems, from NIT Calicut, India, brings valuable expertise from his prior experience at General Electric, Bangalore. Currently heading Operations & Projects at Bangalore cluster, comprising of total 7 kitchens in Bangalore, Mangalore & Bellary region.
Sampati Dasa, a graduate in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from BMS College of Engineering in Bangalore, India, brings valuable expertise from his prior experience at Tata Consulting Engineering Services. Currently overseeing Operations at the Pune Unit, he also provides guidance and governance while embarking on a profound spiritual journey.