Our Team

Drashti Thakkar
Drashti Thakkar
Programme Officer

Her work majorly includes Research and Analysis.

Her Area of Interests are Research, Policy Analysis, impact assessments, Project strategies, CSR, reviewing CSR policy, Education, Urban Issues, Gender Issues, Migration.

P.G. - M.A. in Political Science, Bachelor - Journalism (Hons), C.M. Fellow (2016-17)
Dwiya Saha
Dwiya Saha
Programme Manager

She reviews proposal for the Proposal Bank; Develops TISS AESDII M&E indicators; Manages and Coordinates Capacity Building workshops for NGOs

She is currently working on Designing projects, Proposal writing, Youth led civic action projects, Education, International development cooperation,Humanitarian Communication,  SDGs, bilateral-multilateral development aid, Humanitarian law, MENA, Hannah Arendt, Liberalism,Urban Histories, Cooking,Tennis.

M.A. History, PGDM PIL, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
Ami Misra
Ami Misra
Programme Specialist

Her work includes undertaking proposal reviews from NGOs, evaluation studies for CSR initiatives of PSUs, and qualitative research.  Her area of interests are Feminism, government, public policy, writing, gender and development, livelihoods.

M.A. in Women’s Studies, B.A. in Journalism and Communication Studies
Amita Parulkar
Amita Parulkar
Research Fellow

She is currently working on empanelment and CSR initiatives. Also part of the CALEM and HELA teams. Her area of interests are Research in areas of school education and higher education, Program evaluation and CSR.

M.A. Development (Law and Governance), Azim Premji University
Aritra Moulick
Aritra Moulick
Programme Officer

He is currently working in the Empanelment team for Programmatic & Finance Evaluation. Also, he is assigned Impact assessment of NPCIL, Eastern Coal Fields Ltd, Sujaya Foundation. His area of interests are Community Health, Preventive and Social Medicine[NCD &CD], Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainable Livelihood, Community Development, National Health Policies.

B.Com (Hons) (University of Calcutta), M.A. Social Work in Public Health (Tata Institute of Social Sciences)
Keerthi Sampath Kumar
Keerthi Sampath Kumar
Senior Research Fellow

She is currently working on proposal review and evaluation. Also, part of the CALEM and HELA teams. Her area of interests are Research on Higher and School Education, Public Policy, Corporate Social Responsibility.

Ph.D. in Political Science (University of Warsaw), M.Phil, M.A (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
Sangjukta Chowdhury
Sangjukta Chowdhury
Programme Officer

She is currently working in the Empanelment team for Programmatic Evaluation.Her area of interests are Public Policy research and evaluation, issues concerning gender, elementary education, livelihood, skill development and child welfare.

Masters in Public Policy, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, B.A. Political Science (Honors), Miranda House, University of Delhi
Ashish Khodke
Ashish Khodke
Programme Officer

He is the programme officer for CIL. He also deals with action plan and proposal reviews. His area of interests are Research, M&E, Dalit & tribal development, Maternal health, Gender issues, Livelihood, Disabilities, Rural development, Environment & Best practices in CSR.

 

M.Phil. M.A. in Population Studies (IIPS)
Sumit Jagtap
Sumit Jagtap
Programme Officer

He is the programme officer for CCL and BFIL. Also, he deals with action plan reviews and proposal review. His area of interests are Dalit and Tribal development, Urban Issues, Migration, Education, Research, M&E, Public policy, Policy analysis, Rural development, Youth and Gender, Environment, Health and  hygiene, Sustainable development & best practices in CSR

M.A Social Work (Dalit and Tribal Studies and Action)
Jibby Mathew
Jibby Mathew
Programme Specialist

He is currently working on proposal reviews and evaluation. Also a part of team working with BPCL and Parisar Asha. His area of interests are Public policy, Research, Monitoring & Evaluation, Economic development, Education, Skill development, Sustainable development & best practices in CSR.

M.A. Economics (Loyola College, Chennai), Masters in Development Practice (TISS, Mumbai) , PMRDF (Batch 2014)
Ayeshna Kalyan
Ayeshna Kalyan
Project Officer

She is anchoring research studies for two corporates; Point of contact to a private sector client for M&E program. Also, involved in report-writing and  creating M&E frameworks.

Her area of interests are Developmental communication, Rural Development-based CSR, Policy Research, Strategy-designing and Social Psychology.

PGDM, Communications for Development, Bachelors of Mass Media (Journalism)
Prashant Sude
Prashant Sude
Head - Training & Capacity Building

Leading the  CSR Training and Capacity Building initiatives of the hub, Assess capacity building & learning needs  of the various stakeholders in evolving CSR space and design training modules. Organise capacity building  workshops, seminars and learning forums for corporate personnel and CSR leaders. His areas of interests are CSR Programme Management, Training and Capacity Building , Strategic Planning and Positioning, Organisational Development, Grant Management, Resource Development, NGO assessment and capacity building.

M.A. In Social Work With Specialisation in Social Welfare Administration , TISS, Mumbai
Nimisha Shah
Nimisha Shah
Associate Fellow

She manages and coordinates activities for Empanelment and Proposal Bank Initiative of the Hub. Also, she evaluates the TISS AESDII applications, proposal reviews for the Proposal Bank, Coordinates capacity building workshops and Conducts Monitoring and Evaluation.

Masters in Sustainable Development Practice
Kaushik Datta
Kaushik Datta
Programme Manager

He is the Nodal Person for ONGC, REC, Sujaya Foundation,RCF; Conducting Baseline , Need Assessment, Monitoring & Evaluation, Mid-term evaluation, End-term/Impact Evaluation, Perception Studies, Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods; Drafting and reviewing survey reports; Creating Proposals, MoU and budgets for work/studies to be undertaken by National CSR Hub.Also, his area of interests are research, health and sanitation, migration, climate change, vulnerability and adaptation assessment, health inequities, rural development, maternal health.

M.A in Population Studies
Mukhlis Alam
Mukhlis Alam
Project Officer

Worked for various project, Designing proposal, creating research design and methodology, Involved in data collection, Analysis, report. Designing M&E Framework, Tools, Involved in M&E. His area of interests are Research, M&E, Public policy, Policy analysis, Rural development, Environment & Climate change, Economic Analysis, Agriculture and Allied sector, Health, nutrition, hygiene, Data management & Analysis.

Pursuing PhD MPhil (TISS) MA in Development Studies (TISS) BSc- Industrial Chemistry (AMU)
Divya Balyan
Divya Balyan
Associate Fellow

A Professorial Fellow to  the Director of the Centre working on various initiatives Higher Education Leadership Academy, National Mission on Higher Education, CALEM, AIS Training and CSR Research. Her area of interests are Public Policy, Social Policy, Research, development communication, capacity building, Agriculture Research, Rural Development, CSR, documentary, storytelling, photo essays, communication

M.A in Social Work Bachelor’s of Journalism and Mass Communication
Rohan Sarma
Rohan Sarma
Senior Fellow

He is the Head of Empanelment Committee, Head of Training and Capacity Building,  Member Secretary, Steering Committee  National CSR Hub, TISS

Masters from Advanced Centre for Women’s Studies, School of Development Studies, TISS
Divya Jain
Divya Jain
Programme Officer

She is the Nodal Person for Eastern Coal Limited,Tehri Hydro Development Corporation and Airport Authority of India. Proposal Evaluations, Conducting Baseline, Evaluation, Impact Assessment Studies and Social Audit for PSU’s. Her area of interests are Monitoring and Evaluation, Research studies on CSR, Sustainable Development, Project Management.

M.A. in Extension and Development Studies, B.A (Hons) Social Work
Rajisha Vineet
Rajisha Vineet
Administrative Manager

She manages Administrative routine work, Vehicle arrangement and support related to training, workshop etc. HEr area of interests are administration work and finance

B.Com
Komal H. Mayekar
Komal H. Mayekar
Administrative Manager

She handles the Administration, Programme co-ordination and logistics of forums and workshops (All India Service  Training Programme for IAS officers, Centre for Academic Leadership and Educational Management, Higher Education Leadership Academy), Nodal Officer for Rashtriya Uchhatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) of Maharashtra State Government, Working in the office of Director-National CSR Hub in various initiatives. Her area of Interests are Administration and Programme coordination

 

Prachi
Prachi
Programme Manager

She is the Nodal person for multiple PSUs; Creating proposals and budgets for various research studies; Conducting end term/impact assessments of projects; Conducting proposal evaluations; Creating monitoring templates and data collection protocols; Conducting monitoring visits to partner organization sites; Drafting monitoring and evaluation reports.

Her area of interests are Research; Natural resource Management and governance; convergence of CSR and environmental Sustainability; convergence of CSR and rural Development.

Pursuing PhD. M.Phil in Habitat Studies
Nikhil N. Jogdand
Nikhil N. Jogdand
Programme Manager

He is the Nodal Person for Central Coalfields Limited; Coordinating Baseline , Need Assessment, Monitoring & Evaluation, Mid-term evaluation, End-term/Impact Evaluation, Perception Studies, Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods; Drafting and reviewing survey reports; Creating Proposals, MoU and budgets for work/studies to be undertaken by National CSR Hub.

His area of interests are Identify scope of CSR in Water and Sanitation in rural areas and urban slums; Gender differentials in decision making process; Mortality and  Morbidity due to communicable and noncommunicable diseases; Maternal and child health,Identify scope of CSR in spreading awareness about Reproductive health and prevention of  STD’s.

 

M.Sc. Physics, M.Sc. Population Studies.
Peeyush Priya
Peeyush Priya
Programme Manager

He is the Nodal Person for South Eastern Coalfields Limited; Proposal Evaluations; MoU and budgets for work to be undertaken by the National CSR Hub; Conducting end-term/impact assessments, mid-term evaluation, Need assessment/baseline research studies for partner PSUs; Conducting monitoring visits to partner organization sites,
Communicating with clients on a regular basis, Representing National CSR Hub at conferences, workshops, meetings, etc..

His area of interests are  Identifying the scope of CSR in ensuring environment sustainability, ecological balance and equitable allocation of natural resources; Identifying WASH hazards, perform climate risk assessments and integrate climate resilient development framework as a part of CSR interventions; Agriculture and Rural Development; Vulnerability, Adaptation and Livelihoods; Human Capital Evaluation; Project Management, Business White Paper Creation and Stakeholder Engagement. Other interest areas – Ecosystems and Biodiversity; Ecohydrology; Water conservation; Forestry and Forest Rights; Fisheries; Climate Change adaptation and mitigation.

M.Sc. in Climate Change and Sustainable Studies
Shambhavi Singh
Shambhavi Singh
Professorial Fellow

Work under the supervision of the Director on multiple initiatives of the Centre: Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan, Higher Education Leadership Academy, IAS Training, Centre for Academic Leadership and Management.Her area of interests are Evidence based programming, Policy Analysis, Policy Design, Policy Research, Gender, Education focused Corporate Social Responsibility, Strategy, Organizational Management , Change Management, Organizational Behaviour, Leadership, Stakeholder Communication and Partnerships, Training and Development, Product Management

MA Human Resource Management, BA English Literature
Shraddha Kulkarni
Shraddha Kulkarni
Programme Officer

She is the Point of contact for M&E support for a private sector client company, planning for and carrying out research studies for corporates from time to time (needs/impact assessments). Also, her area of interests are Developing M&E systems and tools for accelerating impact of social development programs and making them more robust, research and capacity building

M.A. in Social Work and B.A. in Economics (Honours)
Ankita Nidhi
Ankita Nidhi
Programme Officer

She deals in Proposal preparation, Monitoring and evaluation of report, planning and implementing studies like need and impact statement, employee engagement, Business development. Her area of interests are developing project strategy for any study & proposal creation

MA (Sociology), MSW (Livelihood & Social Entrepreneurship)
Sneha Bhati
Sneha Bhati
Programme Officer

Engagement with private sector companies for various research studies as lead.Her area of interests are Research Studies and Project Evaluations.

Ananya Samajdar
Ananya Samajdar
PhD. Senior Research Fellow

She deals in supervision of project proposal reviews for PSEs, supervision of reviews for Proposal Bank, coordination of tasks for Proposal Bank. Her area of interests are academic research on CSR.

Head of Proposal Evaluation and Proposal Bank
Nayani Khurana
Nayani Khurana
Programme Officer

She deals in Development and Implementation of Programme Communication Strategy for CSR Projects, and various initiatives of the Centre: Higher Education Leadership Academy, Centre for Academic Learning and Education Management, AIS Training, Proposal Review for the Project Proposal Bank. Her area of interests are Interdisciplinary Approach in Programme Development, Gender and Education reforms.

PGDM Communication for Development (C4D), BA Economics
Dipty Nisha
Dipty Nisha
Programme Manager

She is the Nodal Person for BCCL, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Proposal Evaluations, Conducting Baseline, Evaluation, Impact Assessment Studies and Social Audit for PSU’s.Her area of interests are  Monitoring and Evaluation, Research studies on CSR, Sustainable Development and Project Management.

M.Sc in Disaster Management, B.Sc (Agriculture)
Falguni Vora
Falguni Vora
Programme Manager

She manages private sector projects for the Hub. Also, Identifies best CSR practices globally and advocating these to our clients for creating deeper, sustainable impacts.

Namrata Lokhande
Namrata Lokhande
Programme Officer

She is the Nodal person for Western Coalfields Limited, NCL contact person. Proposals review  and managing the database for the Hub, Higher Education Leadership Academy, All India Service  Training Programme for IAS armed with an M.A.in Social Work degree. Her areas of interests are Proposal review, Research studies / Event data and maintain the database.

M.A.in Social Work
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