Mr. Rajendra Meghi Ved

Executive Director

Rajendra Ved is a well-established `Entrepreneur and Businessman’. He is the Managing Director of Lakhoo's Group pf Companies [Exchange, Trading]. He has been in Oman for the last 43 years and is actively involved in several social activities. His family has been in Oman since 1904. Rajendra Ved is the Executive Director the School Management Committees (Indian School Wadi Kabir & Indian School Wadi Kabir Cambridge International), and Treasurer of the Banyan Merchant Community (BMC).

Spouse Name: Heena Rajendra Ved
Occupation with address: Business, P.O. Box 1418, Ruwi 112, Muscat Oman
Residential Address: Way No. 3337, Villa No. 2563, Mumtaz Area, Ruwi, Muscat,Oman
Phone Office: +968-2479 0745
Mobile Number: +968-99334950


Mr. Alkesh Naranji Joshi

Assistant Executive Director

Alkesh Joshi is a Partner with EY and is based in Oman. He is a Chartered Accountant from India and has been working in Oman since 2001. Alkesh has lived in Oman for more than 32 years and his family has been living in Oman for more than 52 years.

Alkesh is leading several initiatives for EY in Oman. He has been leading the tax services for EY in Oman. He is a regular contributor to various articles in the newspapers.

Alkesh is the Assistant Executive Director of the School Management Committee (SMC) and has been a member of the SMC of the Indian School Al Wadi Al Kabir since 2010. He was a treasurer of the school from 2013 to 2017 and has been involved with several developments and initiatives at ISWK. He is also a board member of the Indian Schools Board overseeing all the Indian schools in Oman.He is a founding member of the Indo-Oman Business Forum and a member of Oman Cricket and an Advisor to the Board responsible for Oman Cricket.

Father/Spouse Name: Naranji Bhanji Joshi / Rashmi Patankar
Occupation with address: Partner, Business Tax Advisory Services Ernst & Young 5th Floor, Landmark Building, Bowsher, Opp. Al Ameen Mosque, P.O. Box 1750, P.C. 112, Ruwi, Muscat, Oman
Residential Address: Villa No. 8, Way No-1718, Block No. 1373, 8-Corporate Villa compound, Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos
Phone Office: +968-2250 4558
Mobile Number: +968-9678 2183


Mr. Sachin Ravindra Toprani


Sachin Toprani, Director of Sachin Technologies LLC, is a successful IT professional and business owner. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Wollongong and is a certified Information Systems Auditor by ISACA, USA. With a distinguished career, Sachin is actively associated with ISACA, USA, and the Institute of Management Consultants, UK, showcasing his expertise in both IT and business domains.

Father's Name: Mr. Ravi Toprani

Spouse' Name: Mrs. Hiral Toprani

Office Address: 

Sachin Technologies LLC

Office 13, Building 245, Al Maardih Street, Ghala, Muscat

P.O. Box 3236, PC 112, Oman


Mrs. Gargi Chugh

Chairperson, Staff Welfare

An international education professional with more than twenty-five years of experience working in the education sector, secondary and tertiary. Her quest to reimagine excellence in education in a changing world is a work in progress. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from L M College of Pharmacy, India and a Master’s in Management Science from N M Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, India. She has been an active academic for the last 25 years of which 17 have been with Majan University College, Oman, where she assumed a variety of strategic, operational and senior leadership roles in addition to teaching responsibilities. These included spearheading the culture of quality assurance in the college in her capacity as the Director of Quality Assurance and the setup of the Industry Engagement Group. Her expertise lies in the delivery of Strategy and Marketing courses at undergraduate as well as post graduate levels. During this period, she also worked closely with industry and has conducted many training programs, particularly in the areas of Leadership and Strategy for professionals both in India and Oman. She is a Consultant and External Reviewer for Oman Authority of Academic Accreditation and Quality Assurance of Education (OAAAQA). OAAQAA is responsible for regulating the quality of higher education in Oman to ensure the maintenance of a level that meets international standards.

Gargi has been actively involved with the Indian Community schools in the Sultanate of Oman since 2003, and currently serves as President of the School Management Committee, Indian School Al Wadi Al Kabir International, Sultanate of Oman. Gargi is an Education Leadership Expert and a 21st century Learning expert.

Father/Spouse Name: Mr. Shalin Chugh
Occupation with address: Education Consultant(Self-Employed)
Residential Address: villa 53, Rehan Residences, Al Mouj
Phone Office: +968-99354826
Mobile Number: +968-99354826


CA Mayur Sanghani

Chairperson, Finance /Honorary Treasurer

An Indian Chartered Accountant working with one of the largest Conglomerate Khimji Ramdas Group for 30 years. A well- known Speaker, actively involved in various social, charitable & philanthropic activities.

Father/Spouse Name: ManharlalSanghani / NeepaSanghani
Occupation with address: Group Head – Corporate Accounts, Treasury & Credit, Khimji Ramdas Group,P.O. Box. 19, PC-100, Muscat, Oman
Residential Address: Villa No. 473, Way No. 2310, Behind Al Falaj Hotel, Darsait.
Phone Office: +968-2476 5605
Mobile Number: +968-9933 2786


Mr. Rajesh G. Soneji

Hon. Co-Treasurer/Co-Convener

Mr. Rajesh G. Soneji holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara - India and a Master’s in Business Administration from Pune University - India. He is currently working with Management of Hindu Temple, Muscat, since 2020. Prior to that he carries 15+ years of diversified working experience with various multinational banks.

Father/Spouse Name: Gaurishankar V. Brahmshatriya / Neeru. R. Soneji

Occupation with address: Manager, Management of Hindu Temple P.O. Box 1714, PC-114, Jibroo Sultanate of Oman

Residential Address: 302 – 3rd Floor, Al Suleyf Building, PC-112, Jibroo Sultanate of Oman

Phone Office: +968-2478 3257

Mobile Number: +968-9920 8021


Mr. Manoj Shrikant Ranade

Chairperson, Sports & Games

I am extremely delighted to be associated with the Indian School Al Wadi Al Kabir over the past few years, an illustrious institution which has been growing by leaps & bounds & surpassing expectations of all stake holders on the academic as well as sports & co-curricular activities front. Also, I am equally amazed at the intent, ability & dedication of the leadership team as well as the academic / nonacademic staff who keep the "student welfare" at the core of everything that we do at ISWK, thus benefiting the society at large. Kudos to the promoting body, promoters themselves, all members of the SMC, Principal, VicePrincipals et al and I once again, wholeheartedly commit myself to contribute in any capacity and in any honorary position as deemed appropriate by the Hon. President, to serve the school to the best of my ability in the years to come.

Father/Spouse Name: LateShrikant B Ranade/Nehal Manoj Ranade
Occupation with address: General Manager, General Automotive Co. (Part of Zubair Automotive Group),P.O. Box 800, PC-111, Muscat, Oman
Residential Address: 6A/51, Muscat Oasis Residence, Behind Panorama Mall, Bausher, Muscat.
Phone Office: +968- 2450 0240
Mobile Number: +968-9175 7515


Mr. Binay Shukla

Chairperson, Academics

Binay Shukla is a Chartered Accountant from India and lives in Oman and is an Associate Partner in assurance services with Ernst & Young. He has a B. Com (Hons.) from University of Calcutta and has a BSc. Hons in Financial Services from the University of Manchester.

Father/Spouse Name: OnkarNath Shukla/RichaShukla
Occupation with address: Associate Partner, Assurance Ernst & Young 5th Floor, Landmark Building, Bowsher, Opp. Al Ameen Mosque, P.O. Box 1750, P.C. 112, Ruwi, Muscat, Oman
Residential Address: Flat # 508, 5th Floor Building no 484, Way 3109 Al NoorStreet, Ruwi, Oman
Phone Office: +968-22504559
Mobile Number: +968-9941 2248


Mr. Ganesh Thangavel

Chairperson, HSE

Ganesh has a post-qualification experience of over 24 years out of which over 21 years has been in banking industry in Oman. He is currently holding a position of Chief Financial Officer in the largest bank in Oman. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Certified Management Accountant (CMA) from the Institute of Management Accountants, USA and Cost Accountant (ICWA) from the Institute of Costs and Works Accountant of India. He also holds a postgraduate diploma in General Management from Harvard Business School.

Father/Spouse Name: M. Thangavel / K. Manjari
Occupation with address: Chief Financial Officer Bank Muscat P.O. Box 134, PC-112, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.
Residential Address: Villa No. 1527, Way No. 424, The Wave Muscat, Al Hail, Oman
Phone Office: +968- 2476 8241
Mobile Number: +968-9921 2187


Mr. Vishal Goenka

Chairperson, Purchase & Infrastructure

Mr. Goenka is a business professional with over 25 years’ experience. Currently working as Group CFO and Deputy CEO of Renaissance Services SAOG, a publicly listed Omani company.

He has been in Oman for more than 20 years. He has qualifications in Finance, Accounts, Management, Business and IT. He believes thinking and caring are two of the most important traits in whatever a person wants to achieve in life.

Mr. Goenka is director in some of the businesses and coach start-ups. His passion is to build a great team and set them on a path to deliver excellence. At the heart of his philosophical outlook on business, is that leadership is not about being liked, it is about doing what is right. He also believes in the mantra that if you “treat your people well, they will treat your customers well and if you help people to get to their goals, they will happily help you to get to yours.

Father/Spouse Name: Shikha Goenka
Occupation with address: Spiritual Entrepreneur, Villa 1307, Way 1318, Darsait
Residential Address: Villa 1307, Way 1318, Darsait
Phone Office: +968 99381594
Mobile Number: +968 99381594


Dr. Aneesha Valsarajan

SMC Member

Dr. Aneesha Valsarajan is a Dental Surgeon with over 24 years of experience between India and Oman. She is presently working at the Royal Oman Police Hospital, serving the police force for the past 12 years.

Dr. Aneesha has volunteered in various health initiatives under the auspices of various social organizations, contributing to the well-being and health initiatives of school children. She is an alumnus of Indian School Muscat and has spent significant part of her life in Oman. She is an avid reader, has interests in art and is an animal lover.

Father/Spouse Name: Dr. Aju Samuel
Occupation with address: Dental Surgeon at Police Hospital, DGMS, Royal Oman Police Madinat Al Ilam Sultanate of Oman
Residential Address: House No.4, Izz Complex Madinat Al Ilam Sultanate of Oman
Phone Office: +968 96132914
Mobile Number: +968 96132914


Mrs. Jalpa S. Mehta

SMC Member

A multi-potentialite with over 18 years of experience in multiple fields: corporate law, legal research, marketing, brand building, events management, corporate launches & roadshows, client relationship & people management, tenders & contracts management, legal training, and academic tutoring

Regular contributor of legal articles to Lexis Nexis, legal training sessions to university students and SME’s, marketing & brand promotion training to young Omani students, academic French tutoring to school students.

Currently she is a Senior Specialist Legal Consultant to a reputed Omani law firm, managing a marketing and events management company engaged in brand building and corporate launches & event and Co-lecturer Business Law Course, LOG and IBSM undergraduate cohorts, German University, Oman (GUTECH) and Co-lecturer Business Law Course, GUTECHA MBA. Actively involved in regularly training 60+ plus young Omanis in various related skills.

She has assisted the Ministry of Legal Affairs in delivering awareness campaigns on Intellectual Property Law. She has been recognized by Zubair Small and Medium Enterprises for her contribution towards empowering young Omani SME’s by providing legal training sessions.

Father/Spouse Name: Milan S. Maniar
Occupation with address: Senior Specialist Legal Consultant, Jamal Al Amri Advocates & Legal consultants, Bait Al Reem - 5th Floor, Office 55 Al Khuwair, Way no. 3409, Building no. 81. Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Managing Partner, Maniar International LLC, P.O. Box 2974, Pc 112, Muscat .
Residential Address: P.O. Box 2974, PC 112, Bait Ikhityar, 1st floor, Flat 104, Opp Sheraton Hotel, Near Oman Oil petrol Pump, MBD, Ruwi, Muscat.
Phone Office: +968 2457 2405
Mobile Number: +968 99325916


Mr. D. N. Rao


A teacher by choice.... lifelong learner establishing a channel between the education industry and infrastructure development.

Having expertise in establishing International Schools with CBSE/IGCSE/IB curriculum, with over 38 years of experience in the Education Industry.

  • Started career in 1982 as a post-graduate Teacher (Physics), then took over various positions as HoD, Vice Principal and NCC Officer till 1999, at BHEL Higher Secondary Schools, in Hyderabad.
  • From 1999 onwards, took over the position of Principal of various reputed schools in India and abroad.
  • Served with ITC Bhadrachalam Paperboards
  • Served as Principal with Delhi Public School (Secunderabad) – spread across 140 campuses, pan- India.
  • Took up the prestigious assignment as Founder Principal of Global Indian International School, Hyderabad under Global Schools Foundation Singapore that has presence in 8 countries in Middle East and South East Asia.
  • Currently serving as Principal of Indian School Wadi Kabir and Indian School Wadi Kabir Cambridge International, Sultanate of Oman since 2012 to date.
  • Specialties: Key Areas: Selection of suitable land, architectural plans, construction, logistics and curriculum development, staffing, admissions and branding of educational institutions. Educational Administration: This includes Academic planning, Preparation of Time Table curriculum design, staff management, financial management, conducting performance appraisal of staff, Quality Audit, Inter personal relations and effective communication, Administration and interface with Board of Trustees and CBSE Board/IGCSE Board.
  • Educational Tours: Had the privilege and honor of visiting several countries overseas for various International Education Exchange Programme, such as United States of America (USA)/United Kingdom (UK)/Singapore/ Thailand/ Malaysia/ Finland United Arab Emirates (UAE)/ France/ Germany/ Belgium/ Netherlands/ Italy/ Austria, Sultanate of Oman (currently working).
  • Footnote: An adventurous Principal having participated in Flyboarding, parasailing, skydiving and rockclimbing….and it continue…. A fulfilled and satisfying vocation…. till date…