About The Sree Vidya Niketan Trust (SVNT)

Chaitanya is managed by the Sree Vidya Niketan Trust (SVNT) a group committed to providing quality and affordable education in the state capital. SVNT believes that today’s students play a major role as leaders and opinion-makers of tomorrow, and that there is a felt need to impart quality education based on moral values to this vital section.


  • Shri Prafull Anubhai

  • Shri Prafull Anubhai Hon. Chairman, SVNT; Industrialist and Educationist, associated with the Ahmedabad Education Society (AES) and IIM A; Former Chairman of the Ahmedabad University and Hon. Director of Saptak Archives
  • Smt Elizabeth Koshy

  • Founder Trustee, SVNT; Director, Chaitanya School; Member, Chaitanya School Management; Author
  • Shri Ravi Gopalan

  • Hon. Treasurer, SVNT; Software Architect, President Argusoft, Gandhinagar; Member Chaitanya School Management; Hon. Treasurer, Chaitanya School
  • Smt Nalini Ramasubbarao

  • Trustee, SVNT; Member, Chaitanya School Management
  • Dr. Indira Nityanandam

  • Trustee, SVNT; Former Principal, S R Mehta College, Arts College; Author; Director, Bharatiya Bhasha Sanskriti Sansthan, Gujarat Vidyapeeth
  • Smt Rita Teaotia IAS Retd.

  • Trustee, SVNT; Former Secretary, Commerce Govt of India Former Chairperson FSSAI
  • Shri Jignesh Barot

  • Trustee, SVNT; Structural Engineer, Builder and Developer
  • Smt Mita Ghosh

  • Trustee, SVNT; Former Senior Teacher, G D Goenka Public School, New Delhi & Little Flower School, Ahmedabad

Advisory Council

  • Padma Shri (Smt) Gowri Ishwaran

  • Founder Principal, Sanskriti School, New Delhi and CEO, The Global Education & Leadership Foundation
  • Shri C K Koshy IAS Retd.

  • Former Chairman, GSPC; Addl. Chief Secretary, Government of Gujarat; Advisor, CEPT
  • Dr VVR SubbaRao, (Ph.D, Harvard) IAS Retd.

  • Former Addl. Chief Secretary, Government of Gujarat
  • Shri K Nityanandam IPS Retd.

  • Member, Chaitanya School Management; Former Addl. Director General of Police, Government of Gujarat; Security Advisor
  • Shri P K Ghosh IAS Retd.

  • Former Addl. Chief Secretary, Government of Gujarat; former Vice-Chairman, Delhi Development Authority
  • Shri Amitabh Teaotia

  • Advisor, SVNT; Landscape Designer
  • Smt Binita Desai

  • Professor DAIICT, Gandhinagar
  • Smt Shubha Koshy

  • Head of Linguistics, Advisor, Teaching & Learning, West Island School, Hong Kong; International Baccalaureate (IB) Coach-Mentor Asia – Pacific Region