The living cricket legend Kapil Dev is a former Indian cricketer and mentor to many young aspiring cricketers. He captained the Indian cricket team which won the 1983 Cricket Word Cup. He is a recipient of Arjuna Award, Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan. He is an honourary Lieutenant Colonel of the Indian Territorial Army. He along with other philanthropists has started an NGO named KHUSHII (Kinship for Humanitarian Social and Holistic Intervention) in 2005 and heads it as Chairman at present. At Gyanshree, under his distinguished leadership and guidance children will become spirited sportspersons of tomorrow.