Mr. V.S. Sampath
Mr. V.S. Sampath joined the advisory board of IndianFolk.com in May 2017. As the Chief Election Commissioner of India during 2012-15, Mr. Sampath had smoothly conducted the largest electoral exercise in the history of world democracies – Indian General Election 2014 – where 550 million voters out 814 million eligible voters participated and the highest voting percentage of 66.7% was recorded since Indian independence. This election was regarded as the largest electoral exercise in the world and drew wide international acclaim
Prof. Pradipta Banerji
Professor Pradipta Banerji has been Director of the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee from October 2011 to October 2016. He concurrently held the posts of Professor of Civil Engineering at IIT Bombay and at IIT Roorkee. Since November 2016 he has returned to his parent organization, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay as Professor of Civil Engineering, and since February 2017 as the Head, Centre for Urban Science and Engineering at IIT Bombay.