Ram was a business leader with more than two decades of experience in the Food Tech, QSR and Hotel Industry. Ram was one of the few senior leaders who understood operational finesse, had business acumen and was innovative in his approach.
Ram started his career at the Oberoi School of Hotel Management. He had since worked in numerous managerial roles across the country in food & beverage, rooms division, lobby and general management. He later joined the Reliance Group of Industries as a National Head, where he developed and conceptualized their new highway hospitality business. This included the first of its kind greenfield Pan-India network of more than 125 highway plazas.
As the COO for Chalet Hotels (K Raheja Corp), Ram played a stellar leadership role in various developments – Marriott Whitefield, Westin Hyderabad, Renaissance Powai, Four Points by Sheraton Vashi among many others.
Ram was the MD Asset Management at HVS International, had worked with DLF Ltd. and had set up the Citrus Hotels brand across India. He was also a part of the team that created The Manor, India’s first designer boutique hotel and Nukkadwala a QSR chain of smart and stylish restaurants, for the value conscious.
Realizing wellness as a distinct segment, that personally appealed to him, he conceptualized and created Mekosha Ayurveda. His vision was to take Ayurveda to the world through our guests.
DIRECTOR & CEO
Mamta holds a degree in Sociology from Mumbai University, a Degree & Post-Graduation in Hotel Management from the Institute of Hotel Management, Mumbai & The Oberoi School of Hotel management respectively as well as a Masters degree in Human Resource Management from IMT Ghaziabad.
She began her journey with L&D, as Training Head of The Oberoi Group, then in leading the training function at General Electric (GE) & the Reliance Group in their Telecom venture. She also set up a Hotel Management Institute for the VGP Group in Chennai, India.
Thereafter, she moved to FIS, the world’s no 1 Fintech Company, where she grew the company from 4,500 employees to 28,000 employees.
Managing change & building teams across diverse cultures with a strong focus on Health & Wellness is her expertise as seen in a career that has ranged from Hotels to Education to Human Resources & now, Mekosha where her passion for wellness and Ayurveda thrives.
AYURVEDA DOCTOR PANEL
Chief & Consulting Physicians
Mekosha’s panel of doctors are authorities in the field of traditional style of Ayurvedic treatment. With over 50 years of expertise and proven track records of classical style of treatment, their work has immensely benefited several people all over India and the world. Typically, one or two of Mekosha’s doctors cater to the retreat at a time.
Their education is from the top Ayurveda institutes of Kerala and India, and many of our panel doctors have traveled extensively across the length and breadth of the Indian subcontinent, collecting medicinal plants to replenish extensive organic infusions, treating patients with chronic and complicated diseases as well as delivering lectures on Ayurveda, partaking in discussions and seminars pertaining to the propagation of various treatment modalities cited in the Ayurvedic texts. With their extensive knowledge on various subjects like Sanskrit, Vedas, Mythology, ancient Indian Culture and Classical arts etc., Mekosha’s panel is considered to be one of the best in the industry.
Under their guidance and advice, Mekosha and its guests are in the best hands when it comes to Ayurvedic treatment.
Chef Samta Gupta’s professional experience of more than two and a half decades with various restaurants and hotels across the world (including Taj Group of Hotels Mumbai, Indian Food Festival Japan, World Bank Cafe Delhi, Twist of Lime Goa & Turmeric Pot Australia among many others) has given her a well- rounded skill set. She is an amazing creator of magic when it comes to tossing up a sensational culinary menu with various ethnic and eclectic cuisines.
Having worked in many kitchens around the world, nothing gives her more pleasure than getting her Chef’s whites on. She has indeed worked with Ayurveda dedicated chefs to create a world class cuisine for Mekosha – one that imbibes the wholesome values of Ayurvedic principles. Our menu is her creation and our team has been trained by her.
Meet our dedicated and inspiring Yogacharya Akhil, a true embodiment of the ancient practice of Yoga and a spiritual aspirant from the serene grounds of the Samyoga Yoga Training Center in Thiruvananthapuram. With a deep-rooted commitment to the art and science of Yoga, he has honed his skills through rigorous training, including the prestigious International Alignment Yoga Teacher Training (200 hours) at the esteemed Samyoga Yoga Teacher Training Center.
Nestled amidst the lush landscapes of Mekosha Retreat in Trivandrum, our Yoga Teacher extends his expertise and guidance to guests from around the world. His journey of self-discovery and inner exploration is beautifully reflected in the way he imparts the wisdom of Yoga to those who seek it. Through a seamless blend of traditional teachings and modern understanding, he empowers his students to delve into the subtle nuances of this ancient practice.
What sets Yogacharya Akhil apart is his innate ability to seamlessly channel the flow of positive energy. With an approach that feels as natural as a gentle breeze, he effortlessly imparts this positive force to all participants of his yoga courses.