Aug 12, 2019
Ajit Paralkar & Atul Kothari
Eternal Gandhi Museum

Ajit Paralkar is a Mechanical Engineer, has a MBA in Finance, is a Texas CPA and his professional career in finance and accounting encompasses oil and gas services, aviation, consulting, distribution, & retail industries. He has been involved in tutoring & mentoring at-risk students in the Houston, Fort Bend & Alief Independent School Districts through the Sathya Sai organization. He served on its board for 8 years and currently serves on the Community Outreach Committee. He currently serves on the Board of iEducateUSA, a non-profit committed to tutoring and mentoring young children from inner city schools in Science and Math.


Shri Atul B Kothari hails from Ahmedabad, Gujarat, Bharat.  He is founder and trustee of Mahatma Gandhi Library, MGL in Houston.  MGL was founded in 2002 after he read Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography, The Story of My Experiments with Truth.  MGL has been conducting annually citywide, speech, essay, poster and multimedia contests.  To participate in these contests please visit 

Atul is a practicing CPA in Houston since 1984.  Before doing his CPA he did his MBA from University of Houston, Masters in Chemical Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of New York and B Tech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Kanpur.   He considers himself blessed that his schooling was done at Sainik School Balachhadi which instilled him in values which guide his life today and made him of sound character.   Atul is married to his lovely wife Rita.  They have been blessed with son named Vivek who is married to Erin.  They are blessed with a daughter named Ishani.