Mr Ashish Kulkarni embarked on his journey in the field of arts and media in 1985, and is the founder of Punnaryug Artvision Pvt Ltd. He is the Chairman of the AVGC forum at FICCI and a Indian AVGC TASK Force member formed by Government Of India. He has been persistently engaged with AVGC policy makers in India at central and state levels.
In the last two decades, Ashishji’s push for state level policies inclusive of AVGC skill development and creation, has allowed for their successful implementation under IT ITES policies or independent AVGC policies in the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, West Bengal and Kerala. Moreover, states like Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan and Gujarat are actively considering the formation of AVGC policies to promote creative skill development and job creation. He is also a governing council member at Media and Entertainment Skills Council. He has designed AVGC curriculum for over 17 universities and many stand alone institutions.