Management

Shankar Anand
Shankar Anand
President

Shankar Anand is a post graduate from PSG Tech, Coimbatore. An integral part of CASCADE Management. He is a software engineer by profession. He is a father to a daugher and a son. He is husband to an Montessori teacher. He and his family are a part of CASCADE FLC. He is passionate about education and overall well-being of children. Shankar thinks that his introduction to the Montessori world after becoming a part of CASCADE FLC has greatly influenced his idea of education and child psychology in general.


Charath Narasimhan
Secretary

A Chemical Engineer from IIT Madras and an MBA from IIM Lucknow, Charath has had varied experience of over 20 years in the corporate world especially in the field of Textiles, Apparel & Manufacturing.

Presently as Managing Director & CEO of Celebrity Fashions Ltd. And Indian Terrain Ltd. a Garment Manufacturing and retailing company, he leads a team of over 5000 workers and staff, 80% of who are women and come from the rural villages and taluks in and around Chennai.
A strong believer in the Montessori System and passionate about the need to improve our Education system, he has been actively involved with CASCADE FLC and in trying to strengthen and expand the concept of CASCADE. Both his children are members of CASCADE and Vidya (his wife), is involved with CASCADE as a parent trainer.

In his Words “I see the next 15 to 20 years of my life devoted to Children Education and Rural development and am thankful to have found Relief Foundation as a platform to be associated with to further this”.

Murali Ramani
Murali Ramani
Treasurer

A Structural Engineer from NIT Allahabad with a Masters from the United States, he has around 12 years of experience in consulting engineering in India and the United States.

Murali has several years of experience in conducting Vedic Heritage Classes for children with emphasis on inculcating the right values to them so that they turn out to be more of contributors to the society than mere consumers. He is very passionate about making a difference to the education system so that education is not merely a means to earn one’s livelihood but helps children ultimately discover fulfillment in life.He is actively involved with CASCADE FLS along with his wife Rajalakshmi and daughter Saakshi who learns in the CASCADE environment.