Team ACT strives to empower children and Youth who live in remote areas, by helping them to discover their true strengths, unleash their full potential.


Akanksha Charitable Trust (R.), Puttur [Team ACT]

Provides equal opportunities for Children and Youth who are disadvantaged

In India, majority of rural school children are deprived of quality education due to various factors. Keeping those challenges in mind, the journey of Akanksha embarked with a group of friends who were motivated by the famous quote- "Knowledge never decreases by being shared " and therefore decided to share the knowledge amongst the needy students. Through Interactive Science sessions, counseling, and motivational talks by eminent personalities to the Rural Government school students, impACT-30 leadership tasks in 9 districts of Karnataka, various skill enhancement programs for youth, connecting 17,000+ youth/ students, opening up a Covid Help Centre during the pandemic, Akanksha is standing out of the crowd by finding true happiness coming from the effort of making others happy.


To enlighten the rural government school children with the advanced scientific knowledge and social awareness; enhance the life skills and leadership in the youth and thereby leading them into mainstream to enjoy the bliss of competitive world.


To inspire and involve youth in service activities along with their self- development, with the aim of disseminating knowledge, encouraging scientific temperament in rural school children, enhancing the youth skills and potentials, and creating hopes for better life.




Dr. Shreesha Bhat

Managing Director

1. Working as a lecturer in Physics, Department of Physics, Vivekananda Degree College, Puttur, Karnataka. 2. Managing Director of education startup My Medhas. 3. Won runner up award in global championship UNITE 2030 organized by ID house, United Kingdom and my team worked under the United Nation’s SDG4 quality education. Our team has presented the Kalam STEM academy for teachers. 4. Selected as Local ambassador of India for UNITE 2030, ID house, United Kingdom. 5. Selected as youth delegate from India for Asia Pacific Youth Week 2019, South Korea on Feb 26-March 3 2019.


Reyanka P. O


Qualification: M.Sc, B.Ed Six years of teaching experience in Physics.


Smrithi Hebbar


Qualification: M.Sc Physics


Suprabha Anile


M.Sc in Electronics H.O.D, Department of Electronics, Vivekananda Degree College, Puttur


Jeevitha K S


Qualification: MCA Working as a Lecturer in Computer Science, Vivekananda Degree College Puttur


Ganesh Hegde


Qualification: M.Com Working as a Tax Senior, Deloitte, Bangalore


Punith Bhat


Qualification: M.Com Working as a Tax Consultant, KPMG, Bangalore


Sunil K C


Qualification: M.Sc in Physics, NET, KSET Assistant Professor, Vivekananda College of Engineering and Technology, Mysore


Dr. Sandeep K M


Qualification: M.Sc, Ph.D. in Physics Working as Assistant Professor in JC College of Engineering, Mysore


B Krishna Bhat




Shivakumari B


Home Maker




Qualification: M.Sc in Corporate Psychology



Nishitha Iche

Qualification: M.Sc Chemistry Current Occupation: Lecturer in Chemistry


Shreenidhi S. K

Qualification: B.Sc in Electronics &M.Sc in Geo-Informatics. Occupation: Layout Design Engineer(VLSI).


Avaneesh Rai

Qualification: M.Sc Physics Research Scholar at Mangalore University


Abhishek N

Qualification: M.Sc in Physics Occupation: Lecturer in Physics, Ambika Degree College, Puttur


Rashmi I

Qualification: M.Sc in Physics


Sandhya Savithri A

Qualification: M.Pharm


Deeksha Shetty

Qualification: M.Sc in Medical Physics



Qualification: M.Sc in Physics Occupation: Lecturer in Physics, Shree Rama First Grade College, Kalladka


Dilnawaz Badami

Qualification: M.Sc Physics Occupation: Basketball coach at KLE institute and Love Dale central school Belgaum


Rajesh Kumar

Qualification: B.E Current occupation: Software engineer at Infosys



Qualification: M.Sc in Zoology.


Ramya Iche

Qualification: B.E Current occupation: Software engineer at Mangalore Infotech.


Roopashree D

Pursuing B.Ed in Vagdevi College, Theerthahalli.


Shubhangi Narvekar

Qualification: M.Sc Physics Current occupation: Teaching in Podar Classes, Belgaum


Sunitha Kumari

Qualification: M.Sc in Physics


Dr. Ananya Lakshmi

Qualification: MBBS, MD in community medicine Current occupation: CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN, SDM HOSPITAL , UJIRE


Shivaprakash K

Pursuing Sanskrit teacher's training.


Sumangala Baliga B

Qualification- M.Sc in Microbiology Currently working in Indegene Lifesystems, Bangalore.



Qualification: M.Sc in Marine Geology


Kavitha N

Qualification: M.Sc Mathematics Current occupation: Lecturer in Mathematics, PA Polytechnic College, Mangalore


Havin Kumar K P

Qualification: M.Sc in Medical Physics


Praneetha Bapat

Qualification: M.Sc Physics



Qualification: B.Sc Current occupation: Drawing teacher at SVS School, Bantwal


Shreedevi K S

Pursuing an MBA at VCET, Puttur


Prakruthi IV

Qualification: M.Sc Chemistry Occupation: Lecturer in Times PU College, Chanrayapatna


Varsha N

Qualification: BE in Civil ( Civil Engineer) Current Occupation: Design Engineer


Nishmitha S

Qualification: M.Sc Applied Zoology


Avani I Bhat

Qualification: M.Sc in Food Science and Nutrition.


Shreekanth B

Pursuing M.Sc in Marine Geology, Mangalore University


Apoorva Gowri D

Pursuing M.Sc in Marine Geology, Mangalore University



Qualification: M.Sc in Physics


Apoorva V A

Qualification: M.Sc Chemistry Occupation: Lecturer in Chemistry, Vivekananda Degree College, Puttur


Swathi S

Pursuing M.Sc in Industrial Chemistry, Mangalore University


Usha V

Pursuing Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences, SDM College of NATUROPATHY AND YOGIC SCIENCES, Ujire


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Account Number: 6042000100042301

Bank: Karnataka Bank

Branch: Puttur branch

IFSC Code: KARB0000604

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Puttur taluk Dakshina Kannada Puttur- 574220


Baipadavu house Kabaka post Puttur taluk Dakshina Kannada Puttur- 574220, Karnataka India