Madhu Pandit Dasa was born in Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu. He became a full-time member of ISKCON in 1981 while doing his M.Tech in Civil Engineering from IIT-Bombay. Since then, he has successfully conceived and implemented many large scale public service projects that positively impact millions of people. He has also worked tirelessly to preserve and promote Indian spirituality, culture and heritage among children and youth for their holistic well-being. He is the Chairman of the Governing Body Committee of the Hare Krishna Movement and the President of ISKCON Bangalore.
Madhu Pandit Dasa is the Trustee and Chairman of The Akshaya Patra Foundation, which has contributed immensely to alleviate classroom hunger and improve ttnt Public-Private Partnership (PPP) and an admired social innovation. He provides visionary guidance for the world’s largest NGO run school meal programme.
He is also the Chairman of Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir and India Heritage Foundation. His stellar contributions have been appreciated through prestigious awards and accolades like Padma Shri, Gandhi Peace Prize, National Award for Child Welfare, Nikkei Asia Prize and Distinguished Alumnus Award by IIT-Bombay.