Ashok Srivastava is a well known social activitist and a role model for those who believe in selfless good work for the society. A person with a vision of revolutionizing the definition of a social worker and spreading the concept of ‘’ Individual social Responsibility’’, he has truly justified the words of Mahatma Gandhi, ‘’You must be the change you want to see in the world.’’ Ashok contested the 2007 assembly elections as an independent candidate from Noida to prove this belief of the great leader.
A science graduate” from Delhi University and a post-graduate in Management from Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, Delhi, Ashok served the corporate world for 10 years in the paints industry and then moved to business and event management. At present, he is the managing direcrtor of P-Fam Pvt Ltd, founder member of Goonj (a social event management company) and is heading the CSR wing of Self Reincarnation World (a counseling firm). He is the founder president of a social organization called’’ Navratan” and is actively involved with more than 20 social orgnaisations besides being on panel of Noida Lok Manch, Vaishali Kala Kendra, Saptrishi Sangh and Parichowk Dot Com.
Soft-spoken, humble and highly learned, his personality reflects through his works and activities. He has the special gift of Devi Saraswati, the goddess of learning and knowledge He has also received the award of the “Voice of Noida”. He can sustain the attention of the crowd for hours and this is his natural talent. Though a firm believer of harmony, interpersonal love and affection, he believes:—
Flowers are crushed in this world,
Only the fittest survive
When someone usurps your right
With fire, not tears you should fight
Since he was 9 years old, he started participating in social activities and now as he touches 50, he has made a place in hearts of thousands by his selfless social work / activities in Noida & Delhi NCR. His participation in any social activity has ensured the success of that program. Whether it is a cultural program, child welfare, education, natural calamity, camp for flood victims, migration and displacement, blood donation, fire, merit evaluation for children or poverty elimination program, Ashok has always been forthcoming and pioneer in such activities. Participating in social activities has become the part and parcel of his routine life. Environmental protection, protecting stray animals against atrocities, protection of human rights and developing personalities of people are some of his prime areas of focus now.
of his major ongoing projects are in
· Running two schools for underprivileged children in Noida villages.
· Support to Improve the quality of government and NGO’s primary schools.
· Establishing libraries in various places.
· Scholarship for underprivileged children.
· Weekly meetings for sensitization on social issues.
· Working with local authorities for Improving the quality of government hospitals.
· Camps for polio immunization, health check up and awareness programs.
· Active member of Society for Prevention of Cruelty on Animals.
· Working through Lions Club Noida (Member for 20 years in this international organization)
Jeevan Deep Yoga Centre,
Dr. Ambedkar Siksha Samiti,
· Viklang Gyan Mandir, Noida
· Setting up Vocational Training centre in rural areas.
E-74, Sector 52, Noida, Distt.-Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, Pin-201307
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