Each centre of The Akshaya Patra Foundation operates under the guidance of Presidents who, on a voluntary basis, oversee the functioning of the organisation. The Presidents, with their missionary zeal and expertise, manage the governance and administration of Akshaya Patra at the location level.
Vice Chairman and President, Bengaluru & Ballari
Chanchalapathi Dasa was born in Bengaluru , India. While an undergraduate student in PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, he became interested in the message and mission of Srila Prabhupada, the founder-acharya of ISKCON. Later he joined the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru for the Masters programme in Electrical Communication Engineering. In 1984 he became a full-time dedicated member of ISKCON, Bengaluru and soon became the Vice President. He has been involved in the implementation of the various programmes of ISKCON, Bengaluru and presently serves as the Vice Chairman of The Akshaya Patra Foundation.
Niskinchana Bhakta Dasa
Niskinchana Bhakta Dasa is responsible for overseeing the overall Operations of Vishakhapatnam Unit and is also providing guidance and governance to the Unit Operations In-Charge. A Doctor by profession, he served in the medical field for few years before he started his spiritual journey.
Satya Gaura Chandra Dasa
Satya Gaura Chandra Dasa is responsible for overseeing the overall Operations of Hyderabad Unit and is also providing guidance and governance to the Unit Operations In-Charge. Satya Gaura Chandra Dasa holds an M.Tech degree from IIT Chennai. He had worked with American MNC, Novell Software prior to starting his spiritual journey.
President, Maharashtra ( Projects Status: Work-in-progress)
Amitasana Dasa was born in 1969 in Namrup, Assam, India. He studied B. Tech. in Computer Science from REC Kurukshetra, later worked in Kirloskar Computer Services, Bangalore as a Software Engineer and then joined ISKCON, Bangalore in 1992. He is currently the Governing Body Commissioner of ISKCON Bangalore Group of Temples as well as a Governing Council Member,ISKCON Bangalore Society Trustee, Hare Krishna Movement
Rajiv Lochan Dasa
Rajiv Lochan Dasa is the Unit President, Hubballi Unit and is responsible for overseeing the operations and execution of Mid-Day-Meal program at Hubballi. Rajiv Lochan Dasa holds a Bachelor's degree in Science and he started his spiritual journey with ISKCON Bengaluru from December 1993.
Suvyakta Narasimha Dasa
Suvyakta Narasimha Dasa is the Unit President, Vrindavan Unit and is also responsible for overseeing the upcoming Lucknow Project. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and has worked in Lincoln Helios India Ltd. prior to starting his spiritual journey.
Jaganmohan Krishna Dasa
Jaganmohan Krishna Dasa is the Unit President of Gujarat Units and he is responsible for overseeing the overall Operations of Gujarat Region units located in Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara and Nathdwara and is also providing guidance and governance to the Unit Operations In-Charge.