Managing Committee

As a Registered Society we are overseen by an Executive Managing Committee.

shanti verma

Shanti Varma - President

Mrs Shanti Varma, educationist and social worker, retired Principal of Welham Girls' School and a member of the Board of Governors at various schools. She has been involved with various projects that impact the environment in Dehradun and is a member of the 80-year old "Friends of the Doon Society" and also on the Managing Committee of Mahila Kalyan Udyog Kendra that raises funds to educate deprived girl children. Helping to keep Dehra Dun clean and waste-free has long been one of her interests and ambitions.


sanjay agarwal


Sanjay Aggarwal - Vice President

Sanjay Aggarwal set up Clover Organic Pvt. Ltd. with Danish collaboration. He offers complete ecological, economical and highly innovative solutions in the domains of Waste Water Treatment, Solid Waste Management, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Aquaculture, in order to provide alternative means to reduce pollution, reduce cost and increase revenue. His clients include farmers practicing organic agriculture in Uttarakhand, over 200 different companies across India (for waste-water management) and different Municipal Corporations (for treatment of 5,000 tons of garbage per day) along with private sector companies. Given his experience of 15 years, he advises Waste Warriors on both management and technical issues, regarding solid waste management.


Gaurav Soni


Gaurav Soni - Hon. Treasurer

A Chartered Accountant with 22 years of vast financial experience across industries and Corporations. He started his career as a marketing executive and his last assignment was as the Managing Director & CFO of a listed, 1000 employee, 450 branch financial services company. During his working career he has been associated with Price Waterhouse Coopers, Kotak Securities, Ernst & Young, Dutco Group, KPMG, Genpact & JRG Securities both internationally and in India.


Inderjit Vasdev


Inderjit Singh Vasdev - Hon. Secretary

A Management Graduate who has been working in East Africa for the past 14 years and now has his own construction company in Dehradun.


Vibha Puri Das

Vibha Puri Das

A senior IAS officer, recently retired, has held a number of prestigious posts both in Dehradun and Delhi such as Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Additional Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training(DoPT) and Joint Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries and Executive Director, Central Social Welfare Board. A Post Graduate in Political Science from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, she has also done a Certificate Course in International Approaches to Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation in the Institute of Development Studies, UK.




Dr R.S. Tolia

Since 2011, Dr Tolia has been holding the position of NTPC Chair and Professor, Centre for Public Policy, Doon University. Simultaneously, he holds the position of Project Director, ICSSR-sponsored State Education Reports on STs ( Uttarakhand & HP).Dr Tolia has served on Review Missions of ICIMOD (2006) & SRTT (2006. 2012), and is on the Planning Commission, GoI, as Member of Committees on Mountain Development.
To date, Dr Tolia has authored nine books on Administrative History, on RTI, and on Development issues.


Minakshi Pandey


Minakshi Pandey

Minakshi Pandey is originally from Uttarakhand, but spent her formative years in Shillong, in the north east of India. After a long stint in the hospitality industry, she finally settled by the edge of Corbett Tiger Reserve, where she and her husband owned and managed Camp Forktail Creek, a small jungle camp for over 12 years. A nature enthusiast, Minakshi has been a witness to the massive tourism boom in Corbett and the problems of improper waste management brought along with it. She is now spearheading the Waste Warriors Chapter in Corbett and would like to expand to other protected wildlife areas in the future.


Taranpreet Singh


Taranpreet Singh

Taranpreet is a Chartered Accountant by profession with 12 years’ post qualification experience in handling corporate tax and regulatory matters with specialized focus & expertise in the oil, gas & power/EPC sector.


Swetha Dandapani


Malvika Ahuja

Malvika Ahuja is a renown and highly respected architect based in Dehradun.She has been instrumental in fundraising for the Dalanwala Project