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Senior Living

People Behind

  • Ankur Gupta (Jt. Managing Director)

    A Bachelor in business administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University (USA) and a M.S. in real estate from New York University (USA). He completed his education in real estate management where he did research for many residential projects specifically for senior housing. He is also a co-founder of ASLI (Association of Senior Living in India) and has spoken on Senior Living in various retirement community conferences at India, Singapore, Hongkong, Australia and U.S.

  • A.K. Mattoo (Director)

    Mr. Mattoo a mechanical engineer, has over 40 years of experience in administration, project planning, project execution, maintenance and operations. He has served in major organisations namely Border roads (GREF), Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) and Tata Steel. As deputy director and director town services he maintained the municipal services for Jamshedpur. Mr. Mattoo has also served as the Chairman of the Jamshedpur notified area committee. A well known sports administrator who has led India as chef-de-mission for the SAF Games ('84), Asian Games (‘86) & Olympics ('00) and he is the treasurer of the Indian Olympics Association.

  • Atma Sharan (VP, VML)

    An alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad, he is a commerce graduate and holds a diploma in automotive engineering. After a career in the defence forces, where he specialized in helicopter operations, he is presently heading VML, the facility management subsidiary of Ashiana Housing Ltd. He is responsible for post delivery life-time maintenance support for all Ashiana projects across the country. He is also overseeing the management of all Utsav projects and their evolution from active-senior-living to a continuing-care-retirement-community with the creation of Care Homes for the elderly who need assistance in daily life. He was invited to Manila, Philippines to deliver a talk on Indian Retirement Industry at the 1st summit organized by the Retirement and Healthcare Coalition International in Apr 2011.

  • Sanjeev Mehta (Architect)

    Mr. Sanjeev Mehta, Graduated in Architecture from C.S. Raheja College of Architecture, Mumbai. In practice for over 13 years he has designed many projects in various parts of country. He is now actively working for many projects of Ashiana. His expertise lies in planning of residential colonies, gated community, high-end apts., commercial premises and has planned and executed nearly 1.75 cr sit of the built space.

  • Shyamal Kumar Palit (VP, Operations)

    Civil (Engg.) Graduate with 28 years post qualification experience in construction, have been working for Ashiana for last 22 years from corporate office, overseeing construction related off-site construction management activities. Prior to that, worked in field execution in diversified areas like high precision TV towers, domical shell, bridge on tricky river of Assam, power plant in overseas project and housing with Ashiana. Achieved high levels of success in corresponding areas, always energized, always take charge of the situation. Believe in continuous learning, flexible in human relation and adaptation but strong and hardcore while devising and implementing development tools.

  • Vishal Gupta (Managing Director)

    A product of Sydenham College (Mumbai) and MBA from FORE school of management (Delhi), he has displayed an in-depth understanding of the real estate business, customer psychology and the market behavior. He has keen interest in conceptualizing, planning and detailing of new housing projects for the company. He really has the eye for details.

  • Varun Gupta (Executive Director)

    A Bachelor in Science from Stern School of Business, NYU, Varun majored in Finance and Management and graduated with the high academic distinction, 'Magna Cum Laude'. He then joined Citigroup in Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities where he was underwriting commercial real estate. After a year and a half of this rich experience, he has joined Ashiana where he is looking after Land and Finance.

  • Sonal Mattoo (Director)

    An alumna of The Lawrence School, Sanawar, Sonal acquired her BA. LLB (Hons) from the prestigious National Law School of India University, Bangalore, (1991-1996: Five year integrated law course). In addition to specialised legal work, Sonal has chosen to offer training programmes in particular soft skills to companies. As Founder Director of Helping Hands an NGO working in the area of Legal education and awareness & Preventing and Managing Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination at the Work Place.

  • Dr. Muralidhara. C.P.

    Dr. Muralidhara.C.P, BAMS, PGDGC, M.Sc. (Psy), PGDHM, Belongs to Mangalore, Karnataka. Dedicated, qualified and experienced Psychologist with sound academic credentials.

    More than 12 years of focused career as Ayurvedic Physician/Yoga Therapist/Psychologist/Stress Management Consultant & Trainer. Other than that he has 6+years of experience in senior care and care home management where he worked in establishing and managing care homes with dementia residential care, training & developing care structure for seniors. Presently he is heading Operations of Utsav Care Homes, where he is cordinating specialist doctor’s consultations, training and managing care giver’s team, designing and implementing physical and mental activities, alternative therapies especially for the seniors suffering with Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson's disease etc.