Anil Suresh Kapasi
One of the Founder Directors of Arihant Academy.
Head of Science section.
Head of ICSE section.
Director in charge of Accounts department.
Head of Department – Maths and Science.
Anil Sir is widely known as an excellent teacher for Algebra and Science 1 at the School level.
Anil Sir would be best described as a visionary, go-getter with a “Do it before you die” attitude! A relentless, tireless, industrious worker, he is very good at maintaining excellent relations with everyone. An out-of-the-box thinker, sharp negotiator and a perfectionist at heart, he believes in problem-solving at the root-cause level. Thanks to his keen business sense, Anil Sir provides extremely practical and invaluable financial inputs.
Arihant Academy’s staff likes his open-door policy, and the fact that not only is he always approachable but also empathises with them. They place immense trust in him and respect him for his hard work, decision-making, meticulous planning. Anil Sir is gifted with the ability to take a product to the next level, through crisp action plans and perfect follow-up, resting only when the target is achieved.
Anil Sir enjoys an excellent connect with children; he actually knows all his students by name. He frames and plans their entire career paths, often going out of his way to provide services not promised but essential for children.
Parents hold him in high esteem, have immense faith in him and count on him for advice, when it comes to their children’s academics and future.
Umesh Anand Pangam
One of the Founder Directors of Arihant Academy.
Director in charge of Infrastructure, Exams, External affairs, Study material and Print production.
Head of School Section SSC at Borivli East, Dahisar East, Ashok Van, Thakur Complex, Charkop, M.G.Road, Andheri East and Andheri West.
Subject Head for Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, History and Political Science.
Umesh Sir is one of the best teachers of History and Political Science. He simplifies the subject and makes it interesting for children, ensuring that each fact and concept is firmly implanted in the child’s memory in the classroom itself.
Cool-headed at all times, Umesh Sir works diligently behind the scenes, making optimum use of limited resources and skilfully solving problems with his unique, out-of-the-box thinking. He is a team builder whotakes everyone along with him while moving forward. He is approachable, with a great sense of humour and convincing communication skills.
Umesh Sir connects instinctively with parents, who seek his guidance in all matters pertaining to their children’s academics.
With a good head for business, Umesh Sir keeps a close watch on the Arihant Academy's finances. A true team player and team builder, his advice is not restricted to his department alone; he provides vital inputs in other areas and departments too.
Santosh Pandurang Shinde
Director in charge of Skill Development Program.
Head of Procurement, for technology and printing.
Santosh Sir is a very good Physics teacher. He is known for his no-nonsense, practical approach and is a tough taskmaster. He is tech-savvy, technology-focussed and very goal-oriented.
After several years spent in developing the School section, Santosh Sir, with his typical long-term perspective, has now taken the initiative to set up the Skill Development Program, to help Arihant Academy diversify into future-oriented fields.
With his excellent networking skills, Santosh Sir is great at information gathering and staying abreast of what is happening in the industry.
Amit Prakashchandra Mehrotra
M.Com. (Gold Medallist), MBA.
Head of Commerce section.
Director in charge of HR department.
Incharge of 4 branches of School section – Borivli West (Sodawala Lane), Borivli West (Saibaba Nagar), Borivli West (Yogi Nagar) and Malad West.
Head of Department – English, Geography, Economics and French.
Amit Sir is known for his unique, friendly, innovative and revolutionary methods of teaching, especially for Geography and Economics.
An excellent orator and anchor, Amit Sir has an uncanny ability to connect with parents, convince them on critical issues and provide them with simple solutions to the academic problems faced by children; so much so that they look forward to counselling sessions with him.
With a keen eye on financials, Amit Sir leverages his analytical skills to provide valuable inputs towards maintaining the financial health of the organisation.
Extremely approachable and trusted, Amit Sir is looked up to by Arihant Academy’s staff as a mentor, guru and guide. An excellent motivator, core skills trainer and life skills coach, he is known for his leadership, organisational and communications skills.
While children love his style of teaching, they respect Amit Sir for understanding them and making them understand what they need to do, especially in making study plans. With his spontaneous sense of humour and ability to touch the right chords at the right time, he inspires them to set and achieve goals beyond their own perceived limits.