‘You must be the change you want to see in the world’ – Mahatma Gandhi.

GDP Foundation is a new beginning to work together with young minds in developing a social exercise to enhance Growth and Development Programs  with a platform designed to impact society and create opportunities for the young India.

On Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary we launch ….


SPEED (Social Platform for Engagement and Entrepreneurship Development) will build, test and refine social entrepreneurship ideas. As a platform it brings a combined formidable experience in business consultancy, training and finance to reach out to UG /PG students, SHGs and industries /Business firms that can benefit from the expertise offered. This will create livelihood, entrepreneurial opportunities and CSR and minimal investment or borrowing.

Wishing each one of you a very happy Gandhi Jayanti with the whole love and care of GDP Foundation, a unique, innovative, pioneering platform for curating CSR ideas for industries, corporate, media houses, philanthropists and NGO’s who want to create a research based positive, sustainable impact with this CSR incubator to offer the following:

  • Research opportunities in CRS
  • CSR Research publication support
  • Goa CSR Awards revival
  • CSR projects on BOT model
  • CSR ideas and consultancy

Along with tying up the cycle that supports young minds for growth in the social space, we at GDP also bring together Hope-Kart, a unique, pioneering platform to showcase the success stories of bureaucrats, hear and interact with these unsung heroes. Lets celebrate the unsung heroes of bureaucracy whose ideas impact the lowest strata of the population which is the base of our social pyramid.

Industries ,Business firms ,Associations and Philanthropists are invited to register as “GDP Partners” and offer support to the ideas ,social projects curated by the GDP Foundation.  

Meet the Growth Drivers

Kishore M Shah: Founder & Director : ideaz unlimited

The brains behind the project, Kishore consolidates his pan industry experience in creating GDP. A brand in the training and consultancy space over the past two decades, he has pursued his passion for  Organization Development ,Talent analytics ,CEO coaching ,training teams and individuals reach their full potential.

As a mentor to innumerable starts ups he has helped young entrepreneurs build strong foundations for growth. Capacity building, creating a cohesive development model and giving back to society has driven Kishore to launch the Goa CSR awards, HOPE and now GDP Foundation.

Starting out he worked at Wipro /CMS Computers Ltd for a decade, before pursuing his passion in  the domain of consultancy. As OD consultant he has worked with renowned players from Cognizant, HSBC, MRF, Saint Gobain, Tata Group, M&M, Teva, Atlas Copco ,C-DAC , Sanofi, Lupin, Hella, KINECO Ltd , GIPARD, Unichem , Knorr Bremse ,Rehau Polymers ,Kimberly Clarke.

Kishore holds multiple degrees from B.E. (Electrical), PG Dip: HRM, PG Dip: Org.Studies, CPBA. He’s also Master Certified: Talent Analytics (Ohio). He is a regular columnist in leading dailies and has authored a book “365 days of Transformation”

In recognition for his contribution to the world he has been awarded the Business Goa Corporate Excellence award.  He also holds the Limca Book of Records  & India Book of records. 

Ameya Salatry : Founder Legal Minds LLP

The legal eagle in GDP, Ameya hones his pan global and national experience to offer GDP beneficiaries comprehensive legal advice. Over the decade he has worked in competitive environments like USA, Middle East and India.

On his return he founded Legal Minds LLP in the year 2015 offering a platform of in-depth multi layer legal services, legal management and corporate advisory services. His wide array of practice includes complex Corporate and Civil Litigation, Restructuring, Financial and Commercial Disputes, M&A and Real Estate/Conveyance matters.

His education background includes LLB from the prestigious Indian Law Society’s Law College, Pune and holds dual masters from University of Mumbai, Mumbai and Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, United States.

Sandesh Prabhukhanolkar:  Founder KPT & Associates LLP

GDP’s young blood, Sandesh brings his expertise in finance to the team. His brings a stellar track record from completing his C.A from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi at 23 to working with NASDAQ listed American multinational company  that specialized in “Financial Planning & Analysis” offered him an exposure to global clients.

Apart from finance, his core competencies include creating winning presentations, projection & analysis of the financial statements. Along with his full-time practice he has delivered lectures on GST for Bankers, Trainees, and Commercial Tax Office Goa.

Prior to completing his CA, he is an alumnus at the Garware College of Commerce, Pune. He holds a M.com from the University of Pune.

Parag Velusker : Sr. Professional HR

Over the course of his long career, Parag has been driving HR policies for major national and multi-national brands based in Goa. His vast background moves across sectors from pharma (Sanofi), medical (Manipal Hospital) to engineering and technology (Bosch). He current heads HR in Kineco Ltd.

With keen interest towards social causes through CSR & various socio-cultural activities he joins the team as Trustee. The law graduate with a Master’s in Business Administration from Goa University.