Chairman TERRE Policy Centre, Former Director UNEP
Rajendra Madhavrao Shende (born 13 July 1949), an alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology and former Director in United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), is currently serving as the Chairman of TERRE Policy Centre which is a not-for-profit organization engaged in the evidence-based policy development and project based advocacy on the sustainable development. Before August 2011, he was the Head of the OzonAction Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme, Division of the Technology, Industry and Economics (UNEP DTIE) in Paris.
Presently Rajendra is a trustee of Lt. Shri Madhavrao Shende Turst and has always been active in various social, environmental and cultural events locally and globally.
President TERRE Policy Centre, Expert in Performing Arts, Well-known Compere, Writer, Actress
Vinitaa is multifaceted personality, popular in art, music and cultural arena. She performed in US, Europe, South East Asia, Africa and UAE. She was an anchor for TV show ‘ Saad- Pratisaad’ in which she interviewed more than 100 eminent personalities. ‘Smrutigandha’ in Marathi is her popular solo show. She has authored four books in Marathi.
Presently Vinitaa is also a trustee of Aandashram, and continues to write, compere and perform in social and cultural circle. Vinita has also taken active part in social and cultural development of Rahimatpur.
Secretary , Chaundeshwari Shikshan Sanstha.
Educationist, Principal and Founder of Choundeshwari Shikshan Sanstha of Rahimatpur. An Award winning teacher, Shri Mane is dedicated to the work of rural development, environmental education and social entrepreneurship.
He has four schools in rural area with innovative concepts that emphasize performing arts, environment, skill building and social entrepreneurship.