About Us

Ramesh Vij
Founding Partner
Kritarth Malhotra Founding Partner
Vipul Prakash
Angel Investor

OUR STORY

HUM Communities, is a social initiative launched by two engineers, Ramesh Vij (79 years young) and Kritarth Malhotra (24 years old) in 2017. We endeavor to support retirees and senagers in their second innings by creating India's first community-based digital platform - a one-stop solution to all their information, companionship, and engagement related needs.

With the supported extended by TCS Foundation India, and wJes Dubai team HUM is been working dedicatedly to build a digital solution for issues faced by the seenagers.

All with a vision to create a more fulfilled life for them. Naya Daur is a one stop portal to address all their aspirations and desires, evoking the feeling that this platform is “made just for me” in them.

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Technical Lead

Technical Lead

Design Lead

Communications & Outreach Lead

Meet Our
Industry Mentors

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Meet Our
Industry Mentors

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Vibha Corporation

NIPM – India

Business Transformation Consultant

Graphite India Ltd.

Manohar Deshpande

Vibha Corporation

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (Retd.)

Girish Pagare

Graphite India Ltd.

Vibha Corporation

NIPM – India

Business Transformation Consultant

Graphite India Ltd.

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (Retd.)

Vibha Corporation

NIPM – India

Business Transformation Consultant

Graphite India Ltd.

NIPM – India

Business Transformation Consultant

Sujan Nagrik Manch

NIPM – India

Business Transformation Consultant

Graphite India Ltd.

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (Retd.)

Graphite India Ltd.

Vibha Corporation

NIPM – India

NIPM – India

Manohar Deshpande

Vibha Corporation

 

He has over 50 years of experience in industry and currently running his own  company by name “Vibha Corporation” in Nashik!He is founder President of an NGO by name “Sujan Nagrik Manch”which distributed 30500 meals to the needy in the recent lock-down!He is  associated as a Trustee with another NGO “Niradhar  Swavalamban Samiti”which runs a school for poor children in slum area in Nashik!He is past president of a Senior citizens association in Mahatmanagar,Nashik! He is involved in other social activities too!He has an in-depth knowledge about the challenges and aspirations of seniors in Nashik.

Shridhar Vyavahare

NIPM – India

 

BSc,MSW,,LLb, 59 years,Nashik

He has a long 35 years experience of Human Resource Management & Development and currently  associated in different capacities with various Govt/ Non Governmental 

NIPM, MSEDCL, LIC and NIPM DPM TRUST, Minimum Wages Govt Board , National Federation of MSME, Various Industries Labour Laws, HR, Industrial  Relations Advisor.

Guide and Consultant of Various Educational Institutes of Maharashtra,

 

 He has also taken up short term projects with Shirdi Trust HR Auditor and CoOperative Banks, Grahak Panchayat, Maharashtra in Nashik and completed them with the team of senior citizens by leveraging their expertise and experience. 

Girish Dandige

Business Transformation Consultant

Empanelled Assessor of National Board of Accredition (NBA), New Delhi, India for UG/PG Technical Programs of Engineering Colleges/ B Schools

A Founder Member of DISQ. Contributed in setting up first-of-its kind 125 seat innovation centre at Nashik for solving societal problems using digital technologies with a view to help enhance lives of people. Currently mentoring a few Social Engineering Projects in capacity of Jury

Expertise in strategic, large end-to-end IT Program Delivery enabling CIO/CXOs on governance and transformation programs across multiple geographies and business domains. Couple of projects showcased in World Conferences 

Passionate about academia, people, skill building, innovation and excellence. Natural motivator.

Girish Pagare

Graphite India Ltd.

Girish Pagare is a very influential and has great network in Nashik. He was an integral part of the Kumbhathon team and one of the founding members of DISQ.  He is always open to experiment and open to new ideas around social innovation. Moreover, he has good experience of industry and technology.

Romonika D Sharan

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (Retired)

 

Senior Government Officer of the Indian Post and Telecom Finance and Accounts Service with over 25 years of proven track record in driving tangible outcomes and results in large multi-functional organizations. Deep capabilities in organizational leadership and people management, along with stakeholder alignment, consensus building and change management.

 

Expertise in oversight, monitoring and evaluation of large projects and recognized for combining big-picture thinking with appetite for details. Outstanding networking capabilities across government departments and private sector with robust cross- cultural communication skills, along with empathic understanding of social and economic contexts. Unfazed by negativity or large scale challenges..

Madhumita Tripathy

Scriptur

 

Heading Scriptur Online Solutions Pvt Ltd, a content management house. Working on content creation, graphics creation, copywriting, editorial services, social media marketing, content marketing.

 

In my previous role in TCS, I had more than 16 Years’ experience in Program Management, PMO, Large program governance, Customer Management, Process Definition, Deployment and Audits, SEPG, QAG, Software Development, Maintenance.