People behind DCEI


Being established in 2011, DCEI has been thriving to promote the culture of entrepreneurship and innovation. Below are the people contributing to work on the mission and vision of DCEI. The organization stands on the below pillars, the Governing Council, the Executive Council, Staff Members and the Student Executive Council.

Governing Council



Dr. K.S Dasgupta

Chairman DCEI Governing Council
Director, DA-IICT Gandhinagar




Mr. Mihir Joshi

President, GVFL




Prof. Anish Mathuria

DA-IICT Gandhinagar


Executive Council



Prof. Manjunath Joshi

Ex-officio Chairman, DCEI Executive Council




Prof. Saurabh Tiwari

Convenor, DCEI




Prof. Arnab Kumar Ray

Faculty Mentor, SEC-DCEI
DA-IICT Gandhinagar




Prof. Yash Vasavada

DA-IICT Gandhinagar




Prof. Yash Agrawal

DA-IICT Gandhinagar




Prof. Bakul Gohel

Coordinator SSIP




Mr. Prashant Mehta

AGM Compliance, Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited




Mr. K. Thyagrajan

Mentopreneur & Board Member, iCreate, Ahmedabad


Administrative Support



Ms. Sujani Shah

Incubation Assistant, DCEI




Ms. Bhumi Vyas

Secretary, DCEI


Student Executive Council

The Student Executive Council is the student body of DCEI which represents DCEI in the student community. It thrives on promoting the idea of problem-solving and innovation among the students. The activities it conducts are all aimed at raising awareness on the aspects of entrepreneurship and developing the value of critical thinking. The Student body has 4 departments namely, Content and Design, Public Relations, Partnerships and Finance. Each department has a lead, and one among them is the Team Lead of the committee. The below students are members of the 2021-22 term.

Aniruddh Muley
Team Lead
Jenish Rathod
Finance Lead
Kaushal Joshi
Team Lead
Lead, Public Relations
Ankit Lochan
Lead, Content and Design