Founders

Dr. Debraj Shome, Dr. Mitalee Shome & Dr Rinky Kapoor are the directors of Debabrata Auro Foundation. They are fueled by a common mission of establishing equality within our society and enabling and empowering its deprived sections.

Dr. Debraj Shome

Dr-Debraj-Shome-Best-Plastic-Surgeon-Cosmetic-Surgeon-in-Mumbai-indiaDr Debraj Shome is a surgeon, specialised in facial plastic surgery and facial cosmetic surgery, based in India. He is the co-founder and director at The Esthetic Clinics, which has multiple centres all over India. Dr Shome has received many awards from numerous agencies and is known for his breakthrough innovations in facial plastic surgery.  He has more than 55 research papers written in top peer-reviewed international publications along with a US patent to his credit. He is the inventor of the QR 678 hair growth formulation. He was the first recipient from Asia and the youngest globally to be awarded the prestigious Davies Foundation Grant Award by the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow, in 2010. In addition to clinical work, Dr Shome has been involved in many charitable initiatives. He is the Director of the Debabrata Auro Foundation and dedicates a lot of time to philanthropic activities for the betterment of society.

Dr. Mitalee Shome

Dr Mitalee Shome is an MPhil and PhD in English Literature with over 40 years of teaching experience in English Literature. She has taught over 12,000 students on subjects like English and business communication. She has presented around 50 papers in national and international seminars and published 17 papers in academic journals, books and magazines. Presently, apart from teaching, she imparts training in spoken English, writes and edits content for different corporates. Dr Shome has been awarded by multiple agencies for her path breaking work. She also dedicates a lot of time for philanthropic work through the Debabrata Auro Foundation and serves on the board of advisors.

 

Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker

Dr Aparna Govil Bhasker is a bariatric and laparoscopic general surgeon and practices in the city of Mumbai. She is associated with Global, Currae, Namaha, Suchak and Apollo group of hospitals. She has multiple publications and numerous book chapters to her credit. She is the managing committee member of many surgical societies and has a keen interest in clinical research. She is an avid reader and an artist. She co-founded Debabrata Auro Foundation which was set up in 2016 to help the poor and needy. Being a woman herself, she understands the pain and struggle women have to face in India for even the basic rights. She transformed her tremendous passion and empathy for women into conceptualizing this charitable trust along with Dr. Debraj Shome. She is deeply involved in the activities of this foundation and through this she does her bit for the betterment of the society.

Dr. Rinky Kapoor

Dr Rinky Kapoor is a renowned dermatologist and is the Director and Co-founder of The Esthetic Clinics, which have multiple centres all over India. A fellow from the Stanford Medical School, US, and National Skin Centre, Singapore, Dr Kapoor has won many awards from multiple agencies, in the field of dermatology. Dr Kapoor has many international research publications in the field of Cosmetic Dermatology and a US patent for the invention of the revolutionary QR678 hair growth factor formulation. Besides academics, Dr Kapoor dedicates a lot of time to philanthropic activities for the betterment of society through the Debabrata Auro Foundation and serves on its board of advisors.

 

Mr. C. B. Bhasker

Bhasker Canagaradjou is a management consultant. He heads the business advisory services of IPSOS which is a multinational research and advisory firm in India. A management graduate from ESC Grenoble, he assists start-ups and entrepreneurs on their business strategy and for raising capital.  He is an avid reader and a fitness enthusiast. He devotes a significant amount of his time for philanthropic activities through the Debabrata Auro Foundation and serves on its board of advisors.