Board of Directors

Harisankar Namasivayam, Co-founder Bhumi India and USA, Treasurer Bhumi USA

One of the original co-founders of Bhumi, Hari developed and led the Kanini project (computer science education) in it’s early stages in the mid-2000’s. After finishing his PhD in Physics, he is currently working as a Machine Learning & AI scientist.

Raj Swaminathan, Secretary

A software engineer by profession, Raj is interested in framing public policy and promoting technological advances in the aid of lesser developed communities. He also loves traveling and playing board games. He currently lives in the greater Seattle area.


Prahalathan Karunakaran, Co-founder Bhumi India and USA

Co-founder of Bhumi and is involved with programme development, strategy and organizational growth and communications. A consultant Ophthalmologist, he now actively promotes volunteering nationally.

HAWK Pongal celebrations 2019

Thai Pongal is a four-day harvest festival is usually celebrated from January 14 to January…

Bhumi launches USA presence!

On August 25th, 2014, Bhumi started a chapter in the US. We are excited to…