Team GA

Hina Siddiqui

– Programme Coordinator

Hina-Siddiqui

Hina Siddiqui  is Gyaan Adab’s  Program Coordinator.

She is an arts manager, teacher and theatremaker based in Pune. She is an ATSA Fellow 2016-17 and has worked with several leading arts and cultural organizations in Pune and Mumbai before joining Gyaan Adab. 

Alakananda Chatterjee

– Communications Assistant

Alakananda-Chatterjee

Alakananda Chatterjee specializes in Communications. She has an MA in Mass Communication and is currently pursuing an MA in Kathak from Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University.

Luv Mahtani

– Events Manager

Luv-Mahtani

Luv Mahtani is an event manager, musician and ukulele teacher based in Pune. He is currently working as the Events and Programming Executive at Gyaan Adab Centre.
 
Luv holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and his heart has always lied in utilizing art for community-building as much as self-expression. He has been teaching beginner and intermediate level ukulele playing since 2018. Luv also dabbles in social media management and assists in content creation and aesthetic design for the Gyaan Adab social media accounts.
 
With a keen interest and a specific skill set in event curation, creative arts and community-building, Luv plans to keep creating live experiences that reflect all of his passions. Jitendra is at the forefront of this initiative – assisting in the development of learning modules, presenting sessions at various centres, networking with individual and agencies to build much needed resources, assisting in identifying and procuring library and reference books and scouting out spaces and communities for new centres.

Jitendra Maid

–Asst.Coordinator – Gyaan Ruchi

Jitendra is at the forefront of this initiative – assisting in the development of learning modules, presenting sessions at various centres, networking with individual and agencies to build much needed resources, assisting in identifying and procuring library and reference books and scouting out spaces and communities for new centres.
 
He is a Commerce graduate and has studied Journalism from the University of Pune. He has been associated with the Centre for Co-operative Research in Social Sciences (CCRSS) since 1990 and has spent a major part of his life working for the betterment of native yet marginalized communities like the Parit, Vadar and Mang. He has written consistently for dailies like Sakal, Loksatta, Pudhari, Lokmat and various magazines.
Good natured and soft spoken person, Jitendra’s calm and composed demeanour brings out the best in his colleagues and those he works amongst.

 

Nitin

– Office boy


A broad smile, endless energy and seeing a task to completion define our man Friday, Nitin. From effectively mixing sounds at our programmes to brewing hot cups of cappuccino, he can do it all.