The People Behind

The force that fuels the vision of CREATE


Dr. Rajendra Pratap Gupta

Dr. Rajendra Pratap Gupta

Founder, Project CREATE


A successful policy-maker who has drafted policies across sectors. He is a former member of the National Education Policy of the Government of India, a Member of the Central Advisory Board (MWA), Ministry of Labour, Government of India, and also served as an advisor to the Health Minister of India. He has worked with Fortune 18 and Fortune 500 companies in senior roles in India. He has been invited by global organizations like the United Nations, UNESCO, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, World Health Organization, World Economic Forum, ITU, United States of America, Govt. of Japan, Algeria, Finland, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and also by the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Ministry of Labour and Employment & The Planning Commission – Government of India, for his views on a diverse range of topics.

Dr. Rajendra is the pioneer of the Pre-emptive Care Model, Distributed Growth Model, Viksit Bharat Abhiyan (Developed India Mission), Project Vishwakarma for unorganized labour, besides many others.

He continues to drive innovative ideas for a better world.  He is widely traveled and has authored five books and delivered talks across the globe.

Our Mentors & Advisors

The mentors and advisors of Project CREATE are the pioneers and the world’s leading authorities in the domain of the Internet.

  • Dr. Vint Cerf

    VP, Chief Internet Evangelist, Google

  • Mr. Gunjan Sinha

    Mr. Gunjan Sinha

    Executive Chairman, MetricStream

  • Mr. Paul Mitchell

    Immediate Past Chair, United Nations Internet Governance Forum, Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG)


Sectoral Working Group Members

Project CREATE has sectoral working groups to create ‘Job Maps’ for leveraging technology for job creation.

  • Mr. Pradeep Dutta

    Dr. Pradeep Dutta

    Head-Branding, Advertising at Panasonic

  • Dr. Rishi Mohan Bhatnagar

    Dr. Rishi Mohan Bhatnagar

    Chairman - IET Future Tech Panel

  • Mr. Lokendra Jain

    Founding Partner & Managing Director, Marrs Blue Water Fund

  • Mr. Asish Thakur

    Chairman & Executive Director, Glocal Pvt. Ltd.

  • Mr. Vivek Bhartiya

    Formal Principal Consultant, Tata Consultancy Services

  • Mr. Swetank Gupta

    Head of Business Development, SKV Industries

  • Mr. Nikhil Mathur

    Managing Director India & Head Data Partnership & Innovation-APAC, GfK


Meet our team

Project CREATE would not have been possible without the commitment and support of the wonderful team.  The team includes people from diverse backgrounds.

  • Ms. Priya Shukla

    Ms. Priya Shukla

    Coordinator, Project CREATE

  • Mr. Ashish K Suresh

    Coordinator, Project CREATE

  • Mr. Zhenye (Ryan) Pan

    Coordinator, Project Create

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