To create a happier, emotionally stronger, more empathetic and a successful generation of children.
To provide a transformative learning experience for gen-smart learners, with the best-in-class academic environment rooted in foundational Indian values and universal ethics

Our Inspiration

HDG AC Bhaktivedanta

Swami Prabhupada

The exemplary ambassador of Indian culture and wisdom

Board of Trustees

Shri Madhu Pandit Dasa

Chairman, Basil Woods Institutions

Padmashree Awardee Sri Madhu Pandit Dasa holds a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from IIT Bombay. He is the President of ISKCON Bangalore and the Chairman of the Akshaya Patra program, which is the world’s largest non-governmental food-for-education initiative. He is also the Chairman of Great India Talent Foundation, that is providing free education to hundreds of marginalized tribal children in Tripura.

Shri Chanchalapathi Dasa

Vice-Chairman, Basil Woods Institutions

Sri Chanchalapathi Dasa dedicated his life to the service of God and humanity while pursuing his masters in Electrical Engineering at IISc, Bangalore. He is the Senior Vice-President of ISKCON Bangalore and the Vice-Chairman of the Akshaya Patra program. He also oversees National Institute of Value Education (NIVE) that runs life skills-based outreach programs for students, parents, teachers and professionals.

His Holiness Stoka Krishna Swami
Trustee, Basil Woods Institutions.

HH Stoka Krishna Swami completed his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from REC Nagpur. Before joining ISKCON in 1989, he worked for Infosys Technologies Ltd. and for Tata Boroughs Ltd. He accepted Sanyasa, the renounced order of spiritual life in 2018. He is a respected teacher and speaker on the philosophy of Krishna Consciousness.

His Grace Sri Amitasana Dasa
Trustee, Basil Woods Institutions

Sri Amitasana Dasa completed B. Tech. in Computer Science from REC Kurukshetra. He later worked in Kirloskar Computer Services and joined ISKCON Bangalore in 1992. He has organised seminars, workshops and counselling programs to benefit students and professionals from all over the country. He has guided thousands of people, especially youngsters, to lead a life of happiness and fulfilment.

His Grace Sri Vasudeva Keshav Dasa
Dean and Trustee, Basil Woods Institutions

Sri Vasudev Keshav Dasa studied B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering from REC Warangal and worked in Wipro Systems as a Systems Engineer. He joined ISKCON Bangalore as a full-time missionary in 1998. He has designed learning programs to bring about holistic development in young minds by enriching their physical, mental and spiritual well-being.

Advisory Board

Justice Nitte Santhosh Hegde

Justice Santhosh Hegde is a former Supreme Court Judge and the former Solicitor General of India. He has also served as the Ombudsman (Lokayukta) for Karnataka. Justice Hegde has been conferred with several awards in recognition of his yeomen service. He has delivered lectures in thousands of schools and colleges across the country.

Sri D R Karthikeyan

Sri D R Karthikeyan is a former Director, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the former Director General, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). He has also served as the former Special Director General, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

Management Council

Alok Bhimesh

Executive Director

Alok Bhimesh serves as the Executive Director of Basil Woods Institutions. He completed his Masters in Management (PGDM) from IIM Indore and holds a B.Tech in Computer Science from RVCE Bangalore. He was part of the editorial team of IIMI’s business quarterly magazine. In his previous corporate stint, Alok worked with the Royal Bank of Scotland and OYO. He stood first for Karnataka in the State-level NTSE examination among 44,000 attendees and is recognized as a National-level NTSE scholar by NCERT.

Shailaja Appanaboyina

Principal – BWIS

Gita R Giri

Principal – BWNS