Chanchalapathi Dasa, Vice Chairman and Trustee, The Akshaya Patra Foundation
Chanchalapathi Dasa Vice President and Governing Council Member, ISKCON Bangalore, Vice Chairman and Trustee, The Akshaya Patra Foundation and Vice Chairman, India Heritage Foundation
While an undergraduate student in PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, he became interested in the message and mission of Srila Prabhupada, the founder-acharya of ISKCON. Later he joined the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore for the ME program in Electrical Communication Engineering. In 1984 he became a full-time dedicated member of ISKCON-Bangalore and soon became the Vice President. He has been involved in the implementation of the various programs of ISKCON-Bangalore and the Akshaya Patra program.
He was also involved in the conception, script development and creative direction of Little Krishna, a 13-episode 3D animation film that is a prime time show on Nickelodeon Channel in India, soon to be taken around the world.