1Panchayat* will eventually lead this Institute and its members will be selected, not elected. Commitment and wisdom will be the guiding criteria for selection and will comprise of 3 women and 2 men.
By The community, Of The Community and For The Community.
2Member collaboration (sahayog), teamwork (samilit) and volunteering (kar seva ) will be the hallmark of this community.
3Governance practices, compliance and ﬁnancial records are transparent. High professional standards consistent with global best practices are maintained.
4Roles and involvement are guided by passion and, interests and skills of its members.
Engagements are based on a win win understanding between the community and its members.
*Inspired by the ancient tradition of governance in Indian villages; a group of ﬁve wise, respected and
inﬂuential elder people, acknowledged by the community as their leaders.