MDA EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
Adv. Dr. S. P. Ashok is Chairman & Executive Director of MDA Education and Development Foundation.
Dr. S. P. Ashok is a multi-facets personality. He is an Advocate, Activist, Poet, Writer and Social Worker. Dr. Ashok has resigned as Deputy Chief Legal Adviser from Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC) and has more than two decades’ experience in the field of the Contract Law, Arbitration, Oil and Gas Laws, Safety Laws, Labour Laws, Civil Matters, Criminal Matters, Service Matters, Property Matters, etc. Now, he practices as an Advocate, Arbitrator and Mediator. He is empanelled Arbitrator of Bombay High Court and also empanelled advocate, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC).
Dr. Ashok has deep understanding and knowledge of law. He acquired the degree of B. Tech. (Mechanical Engineering), M.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication), LL.B., LL.M. (Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology), Diploma in Taxation Law, PG Diploma (Alternative Dispute Resolution) Basic Course on IP from WIPO, a Course “Arbitration and Mediation Procedure under WIPO Rules”, Geneva, Switzerland and Ph. D. (Law) from University of Mumbai.
He writes poetries and articles. His Articles have been published in various Magazines/Journals. He has presented his papers and delivered lectures in various colleges and programmes.
Dr. Ashok has deep commitment for social works and activities. He is Founder Secretary of National Educational Social and Traditional Knowledge (NEST) Foundation. NEST Foundation has Consultative Status with United Nations, Permanent Observer Status in World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Partnership with PMNCH of WHO, and signed MOUs with United Nations Resource Centre (UNRC), and also working with UN Online Volunteering Services. He has been invited to World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Geneva, Switzerland in the year 2011 and 2015 by WIPO in connection with issues of traditional knowledge.
Sushila Bharti Nimesh is the Director at MDA Education & Development Foundation. She is a highly skilled computer engineer and leads the technical and functional development of all the activities. She graduated from the prestigious Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology at Pant Nagar Uttarakhand in Computer Science in 1992.
Before MDA she worked in Uttar Pradesh Electronics Corporation (PSU, UP Government) and World Bank’s Project SWAJAL. Later she went on to work in the private sector as an ERP Head. She is working for the accomplishment of Dr Ambedkar’s vision of economic empowerment through self-help and entrepreneurship.
Komal Lokhande, is a Manager and Junior Associate at Dr. Ashok Law Associate. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce secured from M.M.K. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. She is also, pursuing LL.B. from G. J. Advani Law College, Mumbai.
Have participated in International Economic Convention for two consecutive years and also interned in Oasis Foundation for 4 months.
She has been working in the field of Accounts and Management Post in Indian Law Partners, which is a leading Indian law firm with a comprehensive domestic and global practice portfolio for 6(six) and half years and also worked in Accounts and Management team in RASKIN and Aesthetics LLP, founded and managed by lead by a celebrity dermatologist, industry pioneer, author and a leading expert in aesthetic medicine for a year.
Started legal internship with Dr. Ashok Law Associates, and gained knowledge with various litigation filings. Legal compliances with Ministry of Corporate Affairs, RoC, IT Dept., etc. for incorporation and various filings for Section 8 company, LLP, proprietorship firm. Have participated in incorporation of this very said foundation and management process till date.