Our Team

shoury-Executive Director of Bala Vikasa international center

Shoury Reddy

Executive Director

Shoury joined Bala Vikasa when it was founded in India in 1991. His vast experience of over 25 years working with grassroots communities, networking with multi-level stakeholders, carrying out effective PR and capacity building, enables him to manage the organization successfully. His personal and professional dedication determinedly drives the vision and mission of all departments of Bala Vikasa forward. He holds a Master’s degree in Social Work and a Diploma in Social Development from Coady International Institute, St. F. X. University, Canada.

Rahul Bhardwaj

Head – Social Entrepreneurship & Business Responsibility Programs

Dr. Hafeez Basha

Lead – Incubation Program

Dr. Hafeez Basha is an R&D Professional with 10+ years of varied experience at MNCs like Satyam Computers, Thomson Reuters, etc. and varsities like K L University and Bharat Institutions. He delivered Lectures on Renewable Energy at BITS-Pilani, NIT-Karnataka, NIT-Rourkela, IIIT-Hyderabad and other premiere institutions in India and abroad. He did his B. Tech and M. Tech at JNTU-Hyderabad and ANU-Guntur respectively and Ph. D in Electrical Engineering from Kumamoto University, Japan.  At BVIC he leads the Incubation Program with a responsibility of scouting Social Entrepreneurs, setting-up and on-boarding incubatees and mentors, developing curriculum, scheduling & planning training modules, etc.

Dr.Vijay General Manager of Bala Vikasa International center

Vijay Kumar

Program Officer – Business Social Responsibility (SME) & Advisory Services

Vijay Kumar is a senior Environment, Energy and Sustainability professional having extensiveexperience in Advisory and Auditing areas. He successfully delivered various programs and projects,which benefited corporate sector, industries with green initiatives and practicing sustainability. He has over 9+ years of experience in UN funded, multilateral & bilateral capacity building programs,quality & environmental management, corporate sustainability, climate change mitigation, waste management, renewable energy and financing. He is a qualified environmental auditor and quality expert, in addition to various qualifications received in sustainability, climate change and CSR space to his credit. As a Program Officer at BVIC, he implements SME-BSR program, which deals with sustainable practices in SMEs and advisory services for industrial and corporate sector..

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Shaik Salman Ashraf                                                           

Program Associate – Incubation and BSR Programs

Salman believes that an innovative idea which has social value will bring a tremendous positive change in the society. In line with what he believes, he associated with Bala Vikasa International Center (BVIC) as a Program Associate for Incubation and Business Social Responsibility Programs. He works on designing the Social Entrepreneurship education resources for Incubation program. With encouragement and support from friends, Salman started two knowledge investment based social initiative ventures called “Gamyam” and “Team for Change”. He worked voluntarily and motivated hundreds of Children, Youth, Women and Rural Entrepreneurs in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. Salman is a bibliophile and enjoys reading. He holds Master’s Degree in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Post Graduate Diploma in Youth Development from Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development, Chennai. Besides, to his credit, he has B.Tech in Electronics and Communications Engineering from GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam, Andhra Pradesh.