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Ashok Hanumant Kalamkar - Founder CEO

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Ashok steers 'OneWithNature' with a firm hand, consistently partnering with business and HR consultants in highly effective experiential learning based programmes with Help by Senior HR Faculty. He has provided support for more than One Thousand Two Hundred such programmes in various kinds of indoor & outdoor settings, some of which have included challenging adventure activities. With his ability to understand a facilitator’s approach and the drive to innovate and support the exacting demands of a programme design, Ashok can boldly claim to be the best in the industry today.

Background :

After spending more than a decade hiking and climbing in the Sahyadri and Himalaya, Ashok decided to get into a career in the outdoors, and in 1995 joined as Operations Manager with 'Countryside Outdoor Programmes Pvt. Ltd'. His role involved designing adventure trips, leading Himalayan treks and coordinating infrastructure support required for experiential learning programmes. These programs were conducted across Indian and international locations.

In 2006 Ashok decided turn into an entrepreneur and set up ‘OneWithNature’ with a drive that soon established him as a quality adventure service provider for various kinds of outdoors based programmes / Experiential learning.

Ashok has also helped other organizations gain from his experience – he offers consultancy services in setting up outdoor centers & set up. Functioning sites at Kondgaon near Pali, Pavana Back water, Base Camp Rajmachi and Mobile Camping near Telbaila , Fariyas Resort- Zip Line ,Rope course set up are the results of this contribution.

With a view to explore newer and contemporary practices, Ashok recently attended the 'Outdoor Show' at Friedrichshafen, Germany, where he grabbed the chance to Explore more Outbound Camping sites on cycle around in Switzerland, Austria & Germany.

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