Prakash Jain established Sanskriti Foundation in 1979,
an organization widely acknowledged as one of the
premier institutions dedicated to cultural preservation
and promotion. Mr. Jain was conferred with the Padma
Shree in 2003, one of India's highest civilian awards.
Mr O.P. Jain has devoted himself to the preservation
and nurturing of India's cultural heritage. During
his tenure as Convenor of INTACH, Delhi Chapter (Indian
National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage) he initiated
many activities and projects in Delhi.
Agarwal was till recently Governor of Sikkim. He was
Secretary General of the Rajya Sabha from 1981 to
1998. He has been prominently associated with many
institutions devoted to social and charitable causes.
Desiraju is currently Secretary to the Government
of India and works primarily with issues of medical
education, non-communicable disease and hospital administration.He
was educated at the Universities of Bombay, Cambridge
and Harvard and joined the Indian Administrative Service
in 1978. He has worked in various capacities with
the Governments of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand,
as with the Government of India.