Swami Prakarshananda joined CORD as a trustee in February 2018. He is an alumnus of Sandeepandy Sadhanalaya, Powai, Mumbai. With a Master’s in Veterinary Science, he previously worked for seven years as an assistant professor at the Bombay Veterinary College. Presently, since 2016, he is in the Delhi Chinmaya Mission after an illustrious record of service to the Chinmaya Mission, earlier in Goa from 2004 to 2016. Swami Prakarshananda conducts regular Vedanta classes and discourses for devotees and on specific relevant topics in jails, hospitals, schools, and corporate offices. He is a dynamic spiritual guide with command over Hindi, English, Marathi, and Sanskrit.