Founded in early 2012, MileStores aims at innovatively applying information technology for the masses in the field of eCommerce. It was an online marketplace to make everything available within 1 mile for the customer - a synthesis of online and offline shopping. Ever since, MileStores team members have been innovating independently in the fields of eCommerce, eMarketing, eCommunication, eHealth, eGovernance, eFinance and Design; as separate entities without any corelation with MileStores as a business.
MileStores executive team comprises innovators with 20+ years of experience. Their inventions have touched millions of lives and they are among the top innovators of their fields.
Our team members have rich experience in the fields like Software Development, IT Infrastructure Management, Graphics Design, Finance, Marketing, Branding, HR and Retail.
The team is well balanced combining the experience of senior members with the exuberance of youngsters.
Dr. Vijay Bhatkar is one of most acclaimed and internationally acknowledged scientists of India. He is presently the Chancellor of Nalanda University. Prior to this, he was the Chairman of Board of Governors of IIT Delhi from 2012 to 2017.
He is best known as the architect of India's national initiative in supercomputing, where he led the development of India's first supercomputer Param in 1990, under the technology denial regime. Currently he is steering the National Supercomputing Mission of developing Exascale Architecture Supercomputing for India.
Dr. Bhatkar is also widely known for bringing ICT to the masses through a wide range of path-breaking initiatives, such as the celebrated GIST multilingual technology covering India's 22 official languages with 10 diverse scripts that has dissolved the language barrier on computers once for all; MKCL's computer literacy programme that made a world mark by creating 10 million computer literates within a decade.
In the 80's, Dr Bhatkar substantially contributed to the ushering of electronics revolution in India. He is also credited with the creation of several national research labs and institutions, notably amongst them being C-DAC, ER&DC Trivandrum, IIITM-K, TechnoPark, MKCL, IsquareIT, and Multiversity. Simultaneously, he has mentored innovation-based start-ups such as MileStores.
Dr. Bhatkar has served as a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee to PM, Member of the Governing Council of CSIR and a member of the IT Task Force constituted by PM in 1998. He is a Life Fellow of IEEE (USA) and Fellow of ACM (USA), besides being Fellow of CSI, INAE, IETE, NASI, MASc and GES. He has served as the Chairman of e-Governance Committees of Maharashtra and Goa.
Mr Furniturewala has successfully handled retail business for the past 40 yrs and has developed strong business relationships with companies in India and abroad. His businesses mainly deal with the industrial sector and construction companies.