Sanjay Dubey is an IAS officer of the 1993 batch. During his posting as Commissioner, Indore division, he conceived and created the Indore Society for Organ Donation.
He, as the founder Chairman of the Society, steered & gave direction to Society. In a span of the last 6 years the society could mobilize citizen’s support, institutionalized several innovations that are now followed in the country, and brought Indore and Madhya Pradesh on the national map of Organ Donation. Indore now boasts of Heart, Liver, Kidney transplant facility and is the only city in Central India that has these facilities. Incidentally, Indore also has the highest eye and skin donations in India.
Sanjay Dubey, a Mechanical Engineer is an alumnus of IIT Delhi, London School of Economics and visiting faculty of Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie & IIM Indore. He is the recipient of the prestigious Prime Minister’s Excellence Award, the highest award for any Civil Servant, President’s Award, Chief Minister’s Excellence Award and several other national & international awards in the field of e-governance, law & order and health. He has several innovations under his belt some of the noteworthy ones are “e-attendance”, “removal of religious encroachments” and “Vidhyadaan” an initiative that allows volunteers to teach in govt. schools while ‘Aahar Foundation’ an initiative that helps feed poor people through food donation, e-attendance, Vidhyadaan & Organ Donation initiatives are replicated by State and National Governments.
He presently serves as Principal Secretary, Energy and New & Renewable Energy in Government of Madhya Pradesh while earlier he has served as Principal Secretary, Urban Development & Housing, Commissioner Indore division & Collector of Dhar, Jabalpur & Rewa.
With over 25 years of entrepreneurial experience, Mr. Rakesh Jain has also stepped up as a thriving social entrepreneur in the recent decade.
He has three strong pillars of social contributions namely Citizen COP Foundation, greenGENE, and Aahar that work on citizens’ safety, tree tagging and organized plantation with technology, and feeding the needy, respectively throughout the country.
Apart from this, he is the Co-founder of INFOCRATS Web Solutions, Indore, Quacito LLC, and DREAM, San Antonio, Texas. In the 10+ years of serving the society, his initiatives have bagged appreciation on state and national-level like the Digital India Award in 2016 from the Government of India and many state-level awards from various Chief Ministers of multiple states.
On top of this, many of his other initiatives address issues like pollution, traffic, education, cyber-crime, tourism, and many more that are spreading out and contributing, each day.
Shantanu Dubey is a Computer Science Graduate from IIT Bombay and is presently working in a Technology firm ‘POSTMAN’ as Data Scientist.
He has a knack for developing new & innovative ways of seeing any problem & finding a solution to it. His dictum is every adversity is an opportunity to develop and grow. His managerial skills, coding prowess, commitment to the task at hand and above all passion for serving humanity make him stand out from the crowd.
He has been associated with the development of the structure & framework of the Indore Aahar Foundation Society and has been an active member to guide its operations. Later, he went on to found a start-up that uses drones to calculate and identify crop production of productivity by using AI & ML. He continues to guide & mentor several young Computer Science students.