Mr. Rajendra Meghi Ved


Rajendra Ved is a well-established `Entrepreneur and Businessman’. He is the Managing Director of Lakhoo's Group of Companies [Exchange, Trading]. He has been in Oman for the last 43 years and is actively involved in several social activities. His family has been in Oman since 1904. Rajendra Ved is the Executive Director of the School Management Committees (Indian School Wadi Kabir & Indian School Wadi Kabir Cambridge International), and Treasurer of the Banyan Merchant Community (BMC).

Mr. Alkesh Naranji Joshi

Honorary President

Alkesh Joshi is a Partner with EY and is based in Oman. He is a Chartered Accountant from India and has been working in Oman since 2001. Alkesh has lived in Oman for more than 32 years and his family has been living in Oman for more than 52 years. Alkesh is leading several initiatives for EY in Oman. He has been leading the tax services for EY in Oman. He is a regular contributor to various articles in the newspapers. Alkesh is the President of the School Management Committee (SMC) and has been a member of the SMC of the Indian School Al Wadi Al Kabir since 2010. He was a treasurer of the school from 2013 to 2017 and has been involved with several developments and initiatives at ISWK. He is also a board member of the Indian Schools Board overseeing all the Indian schools in Oman. He is a founding member of the Indo-Oman Business Forum and a member of Oman Cricket and an Advisor to the Board responsible for Oman Cricket.

CA Mayur Sanghani

Honorary Treasurer

An Indian Chartered Accountant working with one of the largest Conglomerate Khimji Ramdas Group since 30 years. A well-known Speaker, actively involved in various social, charitable & philanthropic activities.

Mr. Kirti Jaysinh Jesrani

Hon. Co-Treasurer/Co-Convener

Mr. Kirti Jesrani is a Post Graduate in Commerce stream from Bombay University. He has a work experience of over 40 years in Banking Industry. He is currently working with Management of Hindu Temple, Muscat, since 2014.

Mrs. Shilpa Vipul Pawani

Chairperson, Academic & Staff Matters

Working as the senior auditor in HC Shah, Chartered Accountants. Academic qualifications B.Com ACA (ICAI)

Mr. Arvindkumar Vijaysinh Toprani

Chairperson, Purchase

Arvind Toprani, businessman and Entrepreneur was born in Oman and is the 5th member of his generation, running the family business ‘Golden Grains Trading LLC’. He is an active member of the School Management Committee (ISWK), Hindu Mahajan (Management of Hindu Temple, and Muscat Gujarati Samaj).

Mr. Biren Hasmukhbhai Patel

Chairperson, IT & Infrastructure

Mr. Biren Patel, the Department Manager of Tebodin & Partner LLC is currently leading the engineering department of Oman office of Tebodin B.V., based in Den Haag, Netherlands. He is a B.E, Mechanical Engineer and received the recognitions from Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and Tebodin & Partner for remarkable contributions in oil & gas industry. His knowledge and skills are shared for social cause, associating the member in ISWK and CSE schools. He involves in school co-scholastic activities viz.IT / Technology upgradation, Sports, Infrastructure development. By providing a holistic learning environment, schools prepare the students to be successful and make them World Citizens. He has been instrumental in bringing the Oman Tech Awards, sponsored by Ministry of Information & Technology, Oman.

Mr. Manoj Shrikant Ranade

Chairperson, Sports & Games

I am extremely delighted to be associated with the Indian School Al Wadi Al Kabir over the past few years, an illustrious institution which has been growing by leaps & bounds & surpassing expectations of all stake holders on the academic as well as sports & co-curricular activities front. Also, I am equally amazed at the intent, ability & dedication of the leadership team as well as the academic / non-academic staff who keep the "student welfare" at the core of everything that we do at ISWK, thus benefiting the society at large. Kudos to the promoting body, promoters themselves, all members of the SMC, Principal, Vice-Principals et al and I once again, wholeheartedly commit myself to contribute in any capacity and in any honorary position as deemed appropriate by the Hon. President, to serve the school to the best of my ability in the years to come.

Mr. Binay Shukla

Chairperson, ERP

Binay Shukla is a Chartered Accountant from India and lives in Oman and is an Associate Partner in assurance services with Ernst & Young. He has a B.Com(Hons.) from University of Calcutta and has a BSc. Hons in Financial Services from the University of Manchester.

Mrs. Sushmita Gupta

Chairperson, Extra-curricular activities

Sushmita has made Muscat her home for the past 20 years. In these two decades, she has donned many hats. She is a published poetess, an artist with many exhibitions under her belt, a teacher for 14 years and a quiz master for 10. She has been a champion at the Times of Oman Quiz once but first runners-up five times.

Mr. Ganesh Thangavel

SMC Member

"Ganesh has a post-qualification experience of over 24 years out of which over 21 years has been in banking industry in Oman. He is currently holding a position of Chief Financial Officer in the largest bank in Oman. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Certified Management Accountant (CMA) from the Institute of Management Accountants, USA and Cost Accountant (ICWA) from the Institute of Costs and Works Accountant of India. He also holds a postgraduate diploma in General Management from Harvard Business School."