Core Team

Core Team

Dr. Yogesh Kumar

Designation : Executive Director
Qualification :

Yogesh Kumar completed his Ph.D. from the Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow as an ICSSR Doctoral Fellow in Development Economics in 1990. Dr. Kumar is the founder member and Executive Director of Samarthan. He has an experience of more than 30 years in the development sector and is a professional of international repute on the issue of participatory governance and development.

E-Mail : yogesh@samarthan.org

Shrdha

Designation : Programme Director
Qualification :

Bachelor of Science � Delhi University, MBA, MSW More than 20 years of work experience in Social sector programs including Program implementation, Training and capacity building, and Research. Closely worked with Panchayats and various community-level institutions. As the head of the programs, engages with District and state administration on various issues and facilitates practice and policy changes in favor of the improved implementation of different Social sector program.

E-Mail : shrdhasri@gmail.com

Pankaj Pandey

Designation : Senior Proramme Manager
Qualification :

MSW-DAV Experience of more than 17 years in governance and around 6 years in watershed projects. While working on governance and water resource management, I�ve been conducive in institutional capacity building, participatory planning and also in demonstrating the application of participatory tools and techniques in the field for quality GPDP preparation.

E-Mail : pankaj@samarthan.org

Jeet Parmar

Designation : Senior Proramme Manager
Qualification :

MSW from MP BHOJ University, Bhopal Madhya Pradesh, 2009. MA in Sociology. He is a development professional for 16 years and I hold technical and managerial expertise in Project Planning and Implementation. Jeet is working as Senior Programme Manager in Samarthan and responsible to coordinate the CEASH programme in Samarthan.

E-Mail : jeet@samarthan.org

Devidas Kisan Nimje

Designation : Senior Proramme Manager
Qualification :

Master in Political Science from Nagpur University (MH) M. Phil (Political Science) from Guru Ghasidas Central University Bilaspur (CG)

Location- Raipur , Chhattisgarh

More than 13 years of proven experience in the field of project management, Research, documentation, training and coordination with Govt. Departments.

E-Mail : devidas@samarthan.org

Rahul Nigam

Designation : Programme Coordinator
Qualification :

Rahul Nigam is working as a Programme Coordinator in Samarthan at Panna District. He has done M.A Sociology and Master of Social Work. As a regional coordinator in Samarthan, he is responsible to handle the programmes at Panna District

E-Mail : rahulajnigam@gmail.com

Pallavi Sharma

Designation : MIS Officer
Qualification :

PG Diploma in Rural Management

Location- Chhatarpur

Pallavi has done PG Diploma in Rural Management and has experience in working with Adolescent Girls, Women, Child Nutrition and WASH. She is working as a Project Coordinator /MIS Officer located at Chhattarpur Ditrict.

E-Mail : pallavi@samarthan.org

Rajesh Sahu

Designation : Programme Coordinator
Qualification :

Rajesh has done M.A Hindi Literature. He is working as Programme Coordinator in Samarthan at Sarguja district of  Chhattisgarh. He has15 years of working experience with the aims to assess how human activities alter the variability of water resources over multiple scales, and to improve the efficiency and sustainability of water uses across sectors

E-Mail : rajesh@samarthan.org

Vinod Choudhary

Designation : Programme Coordinator
Qualification :

Mr. Vinod Choudhary has done MSW . He is working as Programme Coordinator since 2016. He is a  result-oriented professional with more than 15 years of experience in the development sector especially in the field of WASH, Women Empowerment, Governance (Rural/Urban), Livelihood, Watershed management, HIV/AIDS, and Networking with UN agencies, NGOs & Govt. Departments.

E-Mail : vchoudhary@samarthan.org

Gyanendra Tiwari

Designation : Programme Manager
Qualification :

M.S.W.,Specialization in Family and Child welfare A.P.S. University. Rewa M.P. M.A. Geography,

E-Mail : gtsamarthan@gmail.com

Santosh Tiwari

Designation : Programme Coordinator
Qualification :

Santosh Tiwari has done Master's in social work from SHIATS university Allahabad (UP). Santish is working as Programme Coordinator in Samarthan. He has more than  15 years of proven experience in the field of Watershed project management, research, documentation, training and coordination with Govt. Departments as District Coordinator.

E-Mail : santoshtiwari44@yahoo.com

Shashank Jain

Designation : Programme Manager
Qualification :

Shashank has been joined Samarthan as Programme Manager in Samarther and coordinating the Water+Women Alliance programme in the District of Indore. Shashank has done PGDRM from IRMA and BTech-Mechanical from SRM,Chennai.  

E-Mail : shashank@samarthan.org

Sadma Khan

Designation : Project Coordinator
Qualification :

M.A, M.Ed

Sadma has done Master's in Sociology and M.Ed. He is working as a Project Coordinator under GBV project at Samarthan, Chhattarpur

E-Mail : sadma@samarthan.org

Prabhash Gaur

Designation : District Coordinator
Qualification :

MSW B.Ed

E-Mail : g.is.gaur@gmail.com

Narayan Parmar

Designation : Programme Coordinator
Qualification :

MSW Ph.D M.Phil

E-Mail : narayanparmar86@gmail.com

Sudarshan Kumar Chandel

Designation : Block Coordinator
Qualification :

MSW, M.A Siociology, PGDCA

Location - Mission Antodaya Project ,Amarpur block, Dindori District

E-Mail : sudarshanchandel108@gmail.com

Pankaj Gupta

Designation : Programme Coordinator
Qualification :

Pankaj is working as Block Coordinator in Samarthan at Rajpur block of Badwani District.. He has done M.S.W.  From Devi Ahilya University Indore with a specialization of personnel management and labor welfare with concentration of practicing management and community developmen and Diploma in PGDRD and PGDCA.

E-Mail : Pnkjgpt06@gmail.com

Manohar Gaur

Designation : Programme Coordinator
Qualification :

MSW, M.A Sociology B.Ed, PGDA

E-Mail : manohargaur1982@gmail.com

Manish Patel

Designation : Block Coordinator
Qualification :

MSW, MA (Sociology), DCA

Location - Mission Antodaya Project, Samnapur, Dindori

E-Mail : manishp.p786@gmail.com

Sheetal Mankar

Designation : Block Coordinator
Qualification :

MSW- DAVV

PGDC

Location- Manaware

E-Mail : sheetalmankar.75@gmail.com

Vasudev Akole

Designation : Block Coordinator
Qualification :

Vasudev is Working as a Block Coordinator since 2018 at Badwani District. He has done .Post-graduation with SOCIAL WORK from Davv with Specialization URBAN & RURAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT 

E-Mail : vasu67akolle@gmail.com

Neha Chawda

Designation : Block Coordinator
Qualification :

BSC ( Computer Science) , MSW (Rural Development ), PGDCA  

Location - Mission Antodaya Project, Petlawad Block, Jhabua

E-Mail : neha.chawda29@gmail.com

Deepak Choudhary

Designation : Block Coordinator
Qualification :

MSW, M.A, PGDCA

Location- M.A Project , Bijadandi, Mandla District

E-Mail : deepak@samarthan.org

Rohan Kashyap

Designation : Manager-Accounts & Admin
Qualification :

Rohan is a Manager (Accounts & Admin) in Samarthan since 2019. He has B.Com and C.A -ICAI- pursuing C.S- I and pursuing CSI.

E-Mail : accounts@samarthan.org

Jyothi Nair

Designation : Sr. Secretarial Assistant
Qualification :

She is a Senior Executive Assistant in Samarthan and has a post-graduation in Sociology. She is providing secretarial assistance to the Programme Management team and looking after the roles in Programme Monitoring Unit in Samarthan.

E-Mail : pmu@samarthan.org

Gargi Deshmukh

Designation : Assistant Manager-HR
Qualification :

Gargi is responsible for all administrative and HR functions in Samarthan since 2018. He has done M.A Sociology and PGDCA.

E-Mail : hr@samarthan.org

Rakesh Gadewal

Designation : Accounts Officer
Qualification :

Rakesh is working in Samarthan as Accounts Officer in Samarthan, He is An experienced Accounts person with an M Com degree. 

E-Mail : accounts@samarthan.org

Mahendra Vishwakarma

Designation : Office Assistant
Qualification :

He is responsible to look after the logistic arrangement of the Training Centre of Samarthan in Bhopal,

E-Mail : admin@samarthan.org