Our Core Team


Secretary, Ph.D & M.Sc in Statistics

Dr. Arvind Sahay has an extensive experience of steering programs in the development sector for more than 25 years. He has been involved in leading programs and providing strategic inputs, directing programs for the government and development agencies. Dr. Sahay has helped in articulating vision for different organizations, and developing CSR strategy, monitoring, evaluation and implementation of CSR initiatives, impact measurement & management, planning and implementation of Holistic Rural Development Program, NGO management, micro enterprise creation & entrepreneurship development program.


Deputy General Manager, MBA in Rural Management & B.Sc. in Agriculture

Sandeep Vishwakarma is a rural management professional, and agriculture expert with more than 10 years of working experience in project proposal development, result based project planning-theory of change, project budget formulation, project implementation/operations management, development of project monitoring plan, reporting, team leading, coordination, and representation.


Capacity Building Expert & Manager, TVM Gurukul, PGDRD

Rajesh Kumar, a rural development professional having 25 years of rich experience in the field of livelihood, natural resource management, women empowerment and entrepreneurship development program. He is having expertise in capacity building & management of Skill development Program.


Manager-Healthcare, PG Diploma in Hospital Administration, & Diploma in Medical Tourism

Rana Vikas is a health care professional having more than 17 yrs. of work experience in the field of hospital management, public health, nursing education, pharmaceutical marketing and project planning and monitoring. He is having expertise in designing business plan, hospital marketing, hospital administration, public healthcare, government liaison and networking.


Medical Superintendent-Hospital Services, MBBS

Dr. Mridula Kachhap is a medical professional and has more than 20 years of experience in the health sector focusing on maternal health, child health and adolescent health and community level health program systems design, reform and strengthening. Dr. Kachhap’s core areas of expertise include community level clinical and surgical interventions, research and assessment. She has also imparted training to master trainers of different development agencies Dr. Kachhap has successfully completed studies for major donors like CEDPA, IRH, PFI, ICF, CARE, JSACS, smile foundation IPAS, PSI, GOAL, ICCHIN and intra health.


Medical Officer, MBBS

Dr. Nisha Lakra is a medical professional having 15 years of experience in the medical field along with maternal and child health program. Dr. Lakra is expert sonologist and similarly in pediatric health and surgical interventions, and assessment. Dr. Lakra was associated with St. Columbus hospital, Hazaribagh.


Project Manager & Technical expert-NRM, Associate Membership from Institute of Civil Engineers & Diploma in Civil engineering

Soman Mahto is a civil engineer & technical expert in NRM having more than 20 years of experience in handling various integrated watershed management program as a technical expert. He has expertise in planning, implementation, and monitoring of rural intervention project and in community mobilization, livelihood, and resource management. Implementing and monitoring the activities of NRM under different developmental projects.


Project Coordinator (Green-preneurship Development), MBA in Rural Management

Mr. Akash Tiwari is a development professional with 4 years of experience in Sustainable Livelihood program, FPO(Farmer Producer Organization), Micro-enterprise development, Women Empowerment, Access to Finance, Horticultural Value Chain development and Community based Market led Interventions. He has also completed basic course of ICMAI (Certified Management Accounting) from Institute of Cost Accountants of India.


Thematic expert cum faculty (Entrepreneurship Development), MBA (Marketing)

Kumar Saurav is an entrepreneurship development professional with 3 years of experience of grass root level project implementation and livelihood, capacity building. His other area of interests are advocating with government agencies & with rural communities of Jharkhand, self-help groups (SHG’s) development programs, women community institution.


Assistant Manager (Natural Resource Management), MA (Rural Development) & B.Com

Ramesh Kumar Mahto is rural development professional having experience of 8 years in village-based project implementation and expertise in integrated watershed management program, GIS mapping, preparation of on ground GIS plans and estimates of the NRM work.


Assistant Manager (Natural Resource Management), B. Tech (Civil Engineering) & MA (Rural Development)

Tridib Mukherjee is civil engineer and rural development professional having more than 5 years of experience in the field of integrated natural resource management, NRM based livelihood promotion, capacity building, MIS reporting and grass root level project implementation.


Assistant Manager (Community Development), MA (Rural Development)

Dharmendra Kumar Tiwari is rural development professional having more than 9 years of experience in the field of mobilizing grass root level institutions for income generation activities. He is having expertise in SHG formation, farmer producer organizations, organic farming and community mobilization, capacity building & SHG strengthening.