Karnavati University

Board of Management

Shri. Ritesh Hada


Mr. Ritesh Hada is the Managing Trustee of Karnavati Medical & Educational Trust. An alumnus of Calcutta University and Leicester Business School, De Montfort University, UK, Mr. Hada is the first generation visionary & dynamic entrepreneur having strategic intent to create values in his entire business endeavour, be it Education, Textiles or Real estate or Hospitality sectors.

His forte lies in taking new initiatives, transforming them into realities and thus creating unlimited opportunities for the emerging new India. Under his indomitable leadership, within a short span, Unitedworld Group has earned a reputation of very high national & international standards through its Karnavati School of Dentistry, Singapore International School, Unitedworld School of Business, Unitedworld School of Design and Unitedworld School of Law and other ventures.

Today Group is committed to value based high standards of operations and delivery of best practices. The group has recently tied up with Fortune, a member of ITC’s Hotel Group & has taken over the Fortune Inn Haveli, Gandhinagar. This has changed the entire proposition of hospitality sector by raising the bar of quality services in the region.

Karnavati School of Dentistry is today considered to be one of the finest and the best Dental College in India. Candidates from abroad have also shown immense interest in the admissions. Group’s Textile venture, United Polyfab Pvt Limited, has already made its mark by delivering superior quality products that are of international standards. The quality of yarn can be compared with the best of the yarns available globally. In real estate vertical, Group has remarkable presence in major states like Gujarat, West Bengal, Haryana and Delhi.

Awards & Accolades to Educational Initiatives under Mr.Ritesh Hada’s leadership
  • Karnavati School of Dentistry received certificate of appreciation for hosting “Special Olympics Special Smile” programme for 300 intellectually disabled athletes of Gujarat state.
  • Unitedworld School of Business bagged the Best B- School in marketing curriculum in India by the Dainik Bhaskar Group
  • Unitedworld School of Business has been awarded the B- School Leadership award by CMO Asia, Singapore.
  • Skill Tree Knowledge Consortium- New Delhi has acknowledged Unitedworld Group of Institutions as “A Great Place To Study” for the year 2016, based on an audit & survey conducted by GPS Research Institute. This award ceremony was held at the House of Commons, UK.
  • Unitedworld School of Law was recognized for its excellence in Legal Education & was awarded the Best “Emerging Law Institute of India” award at the National Legal Summit Awards, New Delhi, where Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Hon’ble Union Minister for Law & Justice felicitated Mr. Ritesh Hada in a grand gathering.
  • The United Group has received awards from National Federation of Indian American Association and Indian Council of Social Welfare for his “Incalculable Contribution in Education Sector.

Dr. Deepak Shishoo


Dr. Shishoo is an example of perfect blend of Academic excellence and Management Skills of high standards. He is a well known Dental Surgeon with a post-graduate Degree in Physiology. Dr. Shishoo possess more than 20 years of teaching experience in Government Dental College and Hospital, Ahmedabad. He has also served as Vice Principal and Chief Operating Officer at Ahmedabad Dental College, Gandhinagar. He has also been an Examiner at various reputed Universities of India.

Since his association with Karnavati School of Dentistry in the year 2007, he has been instrumental in getting various regulatory & statutory permissions and establishment of new institutes in the Karnavati Knowledge Village campus at Uvarsad, Gandhinagar.

He has been included in the reference Publication ‘2000 outstanding scientists of the 21st Century’, First Edition of which is to be Published by International Bibliographical Centre, Cambridge, England.

Shri. Amit Gajjar


An alumni of C.E.P.T, Gujarat, Mr. Amit Gajjar has earned a great reputation as one of the leading Interior Designers of the country through his professional career spanning more than 27 years.

He has been associated as Faculty with N.I.D, Ahmedabad and also has served the institute as a consultant to various important projects. More than six hundred successful projects till date advocate about his excellent design expertise in field.

He has been conferred with numerous degrees and awards in his lifetime for his excellent work and contribution in the field of Design Education in India.

Dr. Rajesh Shishoo


He did his post graduation in General Surgery from M.P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar. He later specialized in the field of Neurosurgery and graduated with a degree of M.Ch. from Sree Chitra Institute of Medical Sciences, Trivandrum.

After working for a few years with Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, he has shifted his base to Ahmedabad and has been practising as a Neurosurgeon for the last 20 years.

Shri. Nilesh Hada


Mr. Nilesh Hada is the Chairman of “Uniworld Educare Foundation”. Mr Hada is a graduate from Calcutta University with specialized skills in Education Management and is a first generation entrepreneur where he has devoted his skills & pursuits in shaping the strategies to create value in his entire business endeavor, be it in the field of Education, Textiles, Distribution, Hospitality or Real estate. His forte lies in taking initiatives and transforming them into realities. It can be best illustrated by his capabilities to handle projects of various natures, founding and building Education institutions of repute like Singapore International School ( Mumbai) , SIS – Prep ( Mumbai & Ahmedabad) , Karnavati School of Dentistry, Unitedworld School of Business, Unitedworld Institute of Design & Unitedworld School of Law at Ahmedabad.

Col. Paramveer Singh Nehra


An Ex-Defence Personnel with more than 21 years of service in the Indian Army, Col. Nehra retired in the year 1998 and since then is working as a Security Consultant in Ahmedaabd. A firm believer in truth, honesty and hard work, Col. Nehra has been an inspiration to his team mates and collegues.

Smt. Kishori Dalwadi


A well known Interior Designer, Smt. Dalwadi is currently associated with Unitedworld Institute of Design, specializes in the field of Interior Design and has been in this field for more than 20 years. She has worked with many premier organizations in the field of Design & Architecture. During her professional career she was also an associate architect for “Interior-renovation‟ of few cells at IIM-A campus. She has authored many articles and a popular book on the subject. She has been participating in various national and international conferences and seminars since more than a decade.

Shri. Manas Chakravarthy


An expert in management education, Mr. Manas Chakravarthy has been associated with Unitedworld School of Business. He has more than three decades of expertise in the area of HR practices. As a practicing manager, he moved through a variety of industries such as infrastructure, engineering, logistics and health care before switching over to academics. In addition to teaching courses in HRM, IR and OB, he has conducted learning and development programs at leading organizations like BHEL, L&T, Eureka Forbes, RBI, Reliance, Wipro and Infosys.

Dr. Neelampari Parikh


Dr. Neelampari Parikh has been with Karnavati School of Dentistry as Professor & Head, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology for last 10 years. She has an experience of more than 24 years in the profession. She has published several national and international cited publications on the subject. She earned her Bachelor's in Dental Surgery in 1989 and Master’s in dental Surgery in 1992 from Gujarat University. She is co author of textbook on “Tumor Immunology: An insight to complex mechanisms of tumor growth” by Lambert Publications. She applies her knowledge and expertise for mentoring the postgraduate students for completion of their research work.

Dr. Rohan Bhatt


An expert in Paediatric Dentistry, Dr. Rohan Bhatt specializes in the field of Pediatric Dentistry and is a pioneer of exclusive paediatric dental practice in Gujarat. He has set up the first ever Paediatric Dental Hospital in Gujarat. Apart from being a clinician par excellence, Dr. Rohan Bhatt is also a known academician. He is associated with Karnavati School of Dentistry as Reader and a Clinical In charge of Department of Paediatric Dentistry. He is also an official speaker of 3M Products, a fortune 500 company. He has 15 research publications to his credit.

Shri. Tariq Ali Saiyed

Member Secretary