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Gambhir Watts

Executive President of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Founder and CEO of International Centre of Nonviolence Australia
Gambhir Watts

Gambhir Watts is the President of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Australia, one of the largest NGO’s in the world. The Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, literally meaning the House of Indian Knowledge/Wisdom, has over 180 centres in India as well as offices in Sydney, the UK, USA, Canada, Portugal, Mexico and South Africa and Singapore. The Bhavan have built many schools that provide the best education and resources to young people in India, with a total of approximately 7,000 full-time students studying in various institutions of the Bhavan this year.

Gambhir is also Founder and CEO of International Centre of Nonviolence Australia set up with the blessings of Ela Gandhi (granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi) and in association with International Centre of Nonviolence South Africa and Gandhi Development Trust South Africa.

Previously Ghambhir has held positions as Director of Sydney Community Foundation; Director of Advocacy For Inclusion in Canberra; Commissioner of the Community Relations Commission for Multicultural NSW and Chair of the Northern Regional Advisory Council; and National Treasurer of the Australia India Business Council, the most influential organisation promoting two way business between Australia and India, from 2006 to 2008.