Dr. Ranjit Chakravorti
Member of the Advisory Committee
Dr. Ranjit Chakravorti is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, visionary leader, and friend. He is one of the founder-member of Prabasi in 1974. He has been Chairman of the Board and
first Treasurer of Prabasi. He is a Rotarian for the past 30 years with Danville/Sycamore Valley Rotary Club (DSVR). He was President of the DSVR Club and DSV Community
Foundation, and was the Chair of the Matching Grants (Global Grants) Committee, managing hundreds of millions of dollars of International Humanitarian Projects for
District 5160. Currently, he is the prime contact for DSVR and responsible for a $127,000 (about a crore in INR) WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) project in and around
Calcutta. He is Chairman and President of the Board of Directors for Global Jadavpur University Alumni Foundation Inc, a 501 c 3 non-profitable organization, for helping JU students,
staff, and faculty in making JU a world-class university.
As an entrepreneur, he founded TRS Consultants, Inc (TRS), an engineering, construction management, and software development firm in 1987 and completed more than 200 projects with a construction value of more than $2.5 billion. He sold his firm in 2009.