The Team behind the Virasat Pune movement!

Prajakta Divekar, Deputy Director – Heritage Conservation & Management

Prajakta is an anthropologist and a demographer. She spearheads Virasat Pune activities and started the Festival in 2012.

Suchitra Joglekar, Project Coordinator

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Suchitra has done her Masters in Communication Media and is a well-qualified Guide Captain of International Scouts Movement. She is interested in coordination of heritage related activities

Kshitija Pande, Project Coordinator

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An MBA by education, Kshitija has travelled extensively across India and has been living in Pune for over a decade. She is passionate about the culture and food traditions of India and especially Pune.

Juie Kulkarni, Project Coordinator


A symbiosis graduate, who is passionate about the learning new languages, Spanish being her favourite one. Juie loves to travel and organise various cultural activities and work for preservation and conservation of our heritage