IFA Committiees


The IFA National Committee on Franchising in Education plays a catalytic role in promoting the cause for entrepreneurship in Education sector – aiming to project and promote it as a “mainstream industry“ and a major driver for economic growth.

Susha John

Ms. Susha John
Chairperson, IFA National Committee on Franchising in Education and Whole Time Director - Everonn Education Ltd.

The Committee comprises of members from all the disciplines of Education: Pre-schools, Schools, coaching centers, institutes, Academies or other consultancies etc.

The terms of reference for the IFA’s National Committee on Food, Beverages & Hospitality for 2011-2012 are

  • To create a strong brand visibility for Education sector through franchising in India over the next two years.
  • To advocate National council to conduct regular interactions with the Government at the Centre and the State level to highlight the issues and concerns of Education sector; to recommend to the government, investor and Franchisors
  • To facilitate access to global markets and finance/ Credit for Education sector.
  • To formulate methods to improve the competitiveness of the Education sector in India with regard to restructuring, productivity enhancement, increasing exports etc.
  • To assist small and medium enterprises in Education sector with high potential to invest.
  • To promote the Indian Education brands in overseas markets and devise strategies to gain access to developed/ developing markets through Franchising.
  • To have a proactive dialogue with the Government to further identify various policy issues that need to be addressed in order to stimulate growth of the Education sector in India.
  • To professionalize and educate people in the franchise industry through research studies, surveys, meetings, seminars, workshops for Education sector etc.
  • To liaise with various related organizations, industry associations, financial institutions, government department on matters concerning the industry.
  • To provide the legal information and current statistics on franchising.
  • To make the matchmaking between the foreign franchisors who are eager to enter into Indian market and the potential investors who are interested in purchasing the franchise rights in India for Education sector.

Committee Members

Mr. Amol Arora
Managing Director Shemrock Heritage
Mr. Ashwin Ajila
Managing Director Toonskool Academy i nurture Education Solutions
Prof. O. P. Sharma
Director General Picasso Animation College Maharishi Group
Mr. Suresh G Bharwani
CMD Jetking Info train Ltd.
Mr. Vickaash Agarwal
Managing Director Kids Campus Education Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Manek N. Daruvala
Director, Time4education Pvt Ltd.
Mr. Pritam Agarwal
Director Hello Kids Education Inc.
Mr. Ram Warrier
Business Head, Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics, Head corporate Marketing- Aptech Computer Education Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. S. Karaidiselvan
Managing Director, CADD Centre Training Services Pvt. Ltd.,
Mr. D Anand K. Reddy
Managing Director, Engineers CADD Centre (P) Ltd.
Mr. C. C. Reddy
Chairman & Managing Director, Visu International Ltd.
Mr. Bhanu Pratap Singh
Chief Executive Officer Animaster Productions Pvt. Ltd.

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