Author, Poet & Cause Promoter
Anis Ansari is a well-known name in the field of administration. Mohd. Anis Ansari was born on 1949 in Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh. He became IAS in 1973 and retired in 2009. During his tenure he has worked as Principal Secretary in various departments of government of Uttar Pradesh. Presently working as Vice-Chancellor of Uttar Pradesh Urdu Arabi Farsi University based in Lucknow. Apart from this he is eminent and well known Urdu poet also.
The name of J. Alexander is quite familiar especially in South India. He was an IAS officer in 1963 batch and is now is actively participating in social work for the welfare of unprivileged people. He began his career as a lecturer of a college and then became administrative officer of Karnataka. He has served as Chief Secretary for the Government of Karnataka. Later, recently, Besides this he has been National President of National Council of Young Men Christian Associations (YMCAs) of India.
Muzaffar Ali is an Indian filmmaker, a fashion designer, a poet, an artist, a music-lover, a revivalist, and a social worker. . His name in the Indian cinema has been long and remarkable. He belongs to a royal Muslim Rajput family of Kotwara. Born in Lucknow, Ali has directed over one-and-a-half dozen movies including “Gaman” and “Khizan”, most popular being “Umrao Jaan”. He was awarded Padma Shri in 2005. He has also been selected for the prestigious Rajhiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award in 2014 for his distinctive contribution towards the promotion of communal harmony, peace and goodwill.
Born in Kolkata Mrs Billimoria completed her graduation from Loreto House, Calcutta University. She got training as a copywriter and then worked with J. Walter Thompson. Later, the world witnessed her unmatched multifaceted personality as a successful painter, potter and author of some wonderful cookery books. Associated with lots of Global NGO’s and other bodies.