Our Team

Advisors

Dr. Pawan Kumar Jha

Thematic Expert – Sanitation

Nitya Jacob

Thematic Expert – WASH

Dr. Prabir Kumar Dutta

Thematic Expert – Public Health

Ratna Saxena

Thematic Expert – Child Rights and Protection

Dr. Deepti Priya Mehrotra

Thematic Expert – Girl Child Education

Dr. Prateep Roy

Technical Advisor – MLE

Leadership Team

Paresh Kumar

CEO and Co-Founder

Minal Srivastava

Director – HR, Finance and Administration

Dr. K Satheesh Kumar

Regional Head – South India Operations

Aviranjan Barnwal

Assistant Vice President

Shilpi Madnawat

Program Coordinator (Urban)

Dr. Bindiya Narang

Program Coordinator (ECCD)

Research, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Team

Asmita Yadav

Deputy Manager -MLE

Pravar Osric Kothapally

Assistant Manager -MLE

Swarnalata Wankhede

Assistant Manager -MLE

Nairita Das

Assistant Manager -MLE

Dr. Madhurima Bawa

Assistant Manager -MLE

Dr. Mitali Tapar

Assistant Manager -MLE

Vishakha Tiwari

Senior Research Associate

Mohita Bansal

Senior Research Associate

Madhavi Nikose

Senior Research Associate

Support Team (HR, Admin, Accounts and BD)

Sanya Lamba

Manager – HR & Admin

Chandan Srivastava

Advisor
Legal Finance and Taxation

Krish Jain

Senior Executive -Business Development & Communications

Vivek Kumar

Senior Executive – Finance and Accounts

Manav Bhardwaj

Executive – Accounts

Manav Bhardwaj

Executive – Accounts

Field & Data Team

Chandan Sharma

Manager – Field Operations

Sagar Tyagi

Data Analyst

Veerasudalai

Data Analyst

Devbrat Yadav

Data Analyst

Rameshwar Prasad Rai

Manager – Field Operations

Rajesh Kumar Jha

Assistant Manager – Field Operations

Gaurav Sinha

Executive – Data and Field  

Vivek Sharma

Deputy Team Lead

Mohita Bansal

Research Associate

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Dr. Pawan Kumar Jha

Dr. Jha has over 30 years extensive experience and expertise in developing sustainable technologies, their implementation, monitoring and evaluation, policy research, preparing guidelines, training & capacity building in the fields of environmental sanitation, SLWM, septage management, biogas from human wastes and other waste in urban and rural areas in India and other developing countries.
He has assisted different ministries of Government of India like Ministry of Jalshakti, Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Department of Science and Technology/ DSIR (MoS&T), MoHUA, MoEFCC, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, and different state governments in India; several bilateral / international agencies like ADB, WSP- SA / World Bank, UNHABITAT, GIZ, Water Aid India, BMGF, WASTE the Netherlands, JBIC, ICEF, and BORDA, Germany.

Nitya Jacob

Nitya Jacob is a WASH policy analyst. He has more than three decades of work experience in the development sector across nine countries. He worked with numerous government and non-government bodies. He worked as the head of Policy with WaterAid India, an NGO supporting drinking water and sanitation projects in the country. He has written few book like “Jalyatra on India’s traditional water management practices”, “A Memoir of Two Toilet Inspectors” etc. Jacob also headed the water advocacy and research function at the Centre for Science and Environment, a research and advocacy NGO based in Delhi. Jacob has written and edited books and articles on India’s traditional water wisdom, rural governance and trends in rural development. His essay on water was published in an UN-sponsored publication Water Voices from around the World. He is a WASH Policy Analyst.

Dr. Prabir Kumar Dutta

Dr. Prabir Kumar Dutta is a senior TB Advisor & Public Health Specialist having working experience of more than 52 years. Dr Dutta is a chest physician currently operating out of his own private practice in Kolkata and has worked extensively in TB.
He was in-charge of conducting training on RNTCP in the districts of North-Eastern states and West Bengal during his tenure at Directorate of Health Sciences at Government of West Bengal. He has worked with Dr. Thomas Frieden the then Chief Project officer, WHO and has written the WHO working module in local language Bengali for the grass root level health workers. He holds a MBBS degree and Diploma in Tuberculosis and other diseases of chest from University of Calcutta. He is one of the founding member of the association named Chest Physician located West Bengal.

Ms. Ratna Saxena

Ratna Saxena, is a senior development professional having more than 30 years of work experience, including 21 years on issues related to child protection and child rights. She has worked with Govt. and Non- Govt. organizations like State Govt., MWCD, UNICEF, Justice and Care, NCPCR at senior levels. She has work on visualizing long-term strategy for Justice & Care and align short-term goals for influencing policies and practices in the context of Anti Human Trafficking. During her stint with MWCD, she has supported MWCD and State Governments towards implementation of monitoring system for ICPS and provided technical support to the State Governments towards development of monitoring reports.
Ratna, possess strong research and analytical skills with special emphasis on data collection and analysis tools & has solid program management and implementation experience. She’s an excellent trainer on Child rights and protection issues, on special laws such as JJ & POSCO Act and relevant central schemes. Ratna has provided psycho social support to children and families during emergencies in four states of India. She has published papers on drug abuse and child sexual abuse. She has completed her M.A in Psychology from Delhi University and also holds a Diploma in Educational-Vocational Guidance and counselling form NCERT.

Dr. Deepti Priya Mehrotra

Dr. Deepti Priya Mehrotra is a researcher and social scientist with multi-disciplinary academic training and interests. She has established professional expertise in Gender, Education, Adolescence and Child Rights, with a strong track record over the past three decades. Associated with a number of INGOs, NGOs and educational institutions , she works in varied capacities including consultancies for research, evaluation, documentation, editing, writing, training and curriculum development, to grassroots engagement, teaching and advisory roles, in the non-profit sector as well as with schools and universities.
Recent consultancies include work with UNFPA, CorStone, Oxfam-India, Aga Khan Foundation, Action Aid, TARSHI, GIWA, Magic Bus Foundation, Pravah and Study Hall Educational Foundation.
Deepti has a number of publications to her credit: including papers, articles, chapters in edited volumes; independent books (such as a biography of peace activist Irom Sharmila, a book on Single Mothers, and a social history of folk theatre–all published by Penguin Books); as well as published reports (as with Oxfam, Plan, Aga Khan Foundation).
She has taught at Delhi University and TISS-Mumbai (as Visiting Faculty) and at Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra (as Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Political Science).

Dr. Prateep Roy

Dr. Prateep Roy is an Anthropologist and a highly skilled professional with an extensive history in research and consultancy that spans over three decades and is presently making significant contributions to DevInsights Private Limited. He holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Delhi University, earned in 1990,. His extensive employment record includes significant roles such as Consultant in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) at Hope Foundation in 2016-2017, Lead M&E Consultant at Tess-India (Open University, UK) in 2015-2016, and a long-standing position as a Partner (Honorary) at Grasp Analytique Private Limited since 1996. His journey started as an Assistant Research Officer at the National Institute of Health & Family Welfare in 1984. Throughout his career, Dr. Roy has undertaken various projects, showcasing his expertise. Notable among them are his roles as Principal Coordinator for projects like “Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) for HIV” spanning all 6 North-eastern states, and “Rehabilitation of Project Affected People (PAPs) due to proposed hydel projects” in West Siang, Arunachal Pradesh (2006-07), Dzongu area, North Sikkim (2003-05), and Lower Subansiri, Arunachal Pradesh (2003).

Dr. Roy’s comprehensive experience and academic background uniquely position him to provide valuable insights and guidance in the development and execution of study tools and data analysis, making him an asset to any project. He stands as a distinguished professional, combining extensive experience with thematic depth and impactful contributions to education and social impact assessments.

Paresh Kumar

During the last two decades in his career, Paresh has made many contributions to research, monitoring and evaluation in the social development sector. Paresh has co-authored the book “Is it really Clean–creating a WASH Index”. He has published his research work in international journals like The Lancet Global Health, Social Science & Medicine, Implementation Science, AIDS Education & Prevention, IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre. Paresh is the architect of an innovative BCC model called M4DTM (Music for Development).
He has spearheaded several Measurement, Learning and Evaluation (MLE) grants funded by Government, trusts, foundations, INGOs, bi-laterals and other development partners in the area of public health, nutrition, livelihood, education, child rights and WASH. Paresh has travelled the length and breadth of India that has given him a remarkable feel for the pulse of the real India. The early stage of Paresh’s life was marked with disciplined education, cricket, a rich vein of the creative life and with powerful essence of music and culture. Whenever he finds time, he enjoys strumming his guitar, composing songs or jingles. He has keen interest in Urdu and Hindi literature and loves writing poems and shayari.

Minal Srivastava

Minal is one of the co-founders of DevInsights, who brings on board skills of planning and coordinating administrative procedures and systems and devising ways to streamline processes. She has actively been involved in recruiting personnel and allocate responsibilities and as well office space. She is keen observer with eye on details and provide insights to ensure maximum efficiency within the organization. Her professionalism, sincerity, optimism, quality and timeliness are her key strengths. Minal is a commerce graduate with around 10 years of experience in the service sector including banking and automobile sectors. She has in past worked with Toyota & HSBC group. She is brilliant cook and loves feeding and pampering people with her sumptuous delicacies.

Dr. K Satheesh Kumar

Dr. Satheesh has around two decades of professional experience in the field of Social Research and worked with various donor and social research agencies across India. He has led several national and state level research assignments funded by reputed donors such as World Bank, UNDP, UNICEF, IFPRI, NACO, CDC-Atlanta, USA, CIFF-UK, etc. He is specialized in, Designing and implementing Baseline survey, Impact assessment and process monitoring; Communication strategies for targeted interventions; Poverty alleviation, Livelihood development and women empowerment; Corporate social responsibility and Shared value creation strategies; Data analysis, interpretation and reporting.
Satheesh is a PhD in Social Work from University of Madras. Based out of Chennai, with strong networks with other South states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Satheesh handles the South India operations of DevInsights. He is a passionate social worker with great admiration for music and art.

Aviranjan Barnwal

Aviranjan Barnwal is a skilled professional with more than 14 years of experience in the development field. He has worked in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, and Gujarat among other Indian states. He has proven that he is capable of managing varied programme teams and guaranteeing that high-quality programmes are in line with organisational strategic goals. Aviranjan has extensive experience in the design, planning, and implementation of programmes in a variety of theme areas, including education, health, nutrition, livelihood, and life skills programmes for children at all stages of development. Along with handling CSR initiatives, he has worked with companies like Deepak Foundation, Tata Trusts, Asian Paints, Decathlon, Barclays, and Comic Relief to manage donor reporting relationships. He has a wealth of experience working with stakeholders, including those from the Rural Development Department and other Ministries and Departments of the Government of India. 

Shilpi Madnawat

Shilpi Madnawat, an Architect and a Post Graduate in Environmental Planning from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, has been working on various aspects of urban development for over a decade. She has a keen interest in urban research, strategy and policy formulation and government advisory on urban planning, management and development.

She has worked on projects like Enabling Strategic Master Plan of Delhi and Formulation of Knowledge Product on Co-creating Public Spaces within Urban Neighborhoods with National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA). She has also been associated with the Delhi Urban Art Commission (DUAC) where she contributed towards Rationalization of Norms and Guidelines for Vehicular Parking for Educational Facilities, Developing Signage Guidelines for Public Spaces – Parks and design ideas for Enabling of Safe Public Spaces in Delhi.

Free time for her is about gardening, paper quilling, nature walks and travelling.

Dr. Bindiya Narang

Dr. Bindiya Narang is a Post Doctorate in Social Work from Jamia Millia Islamia University and has over a decade long experience in the development space. She has been involved in a range of assignments and consultancies for a number of NGOs and INGOs on a plethora of projects centered on rural livelihoods, public health, women and gender issues, life skills, early childhood care and education, emergent literacy etc. She is inclined towards community organization and ethnographic research.

She is adept in content creation and documentation, and has a fair share of research publications in national and international peer reviewed journals of repute. Her flair for writing and creative expression also reflect in her ability to paint and write poetry.

Asmita Yadav

Asmita holds a postgraduate degree in Development Management from the Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal. She completed her under graduation in Commerce from Gargi College, Delhi University. She has worked with Samavit Vikas Pvt. Ltd. where she gained valuable experience in various research-related activities. She excels in conducting in-depth secondary research, designing primary research tools, executing primary research projects, and proficiently analyzing data. She has worked on projects across sectors, including Financial Inclusion, WASH, and livelihoods. She has a demonstrated ability to translate research findings into well-crafted reports that support informed decision-making.

 

Outside of her professional pursuits, Asmita enjoys indulging in her hobbies, which include playing sports (Basketball and Table Tennis) and watching movies. 

Pravar Osric Kothapally

Pravar holds an M.A. in Public Policy and Governance from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, where he focused on urbanization. He has also achieved academic excellence in his B.A. in Global Studies from Dr B. R. Ambedkar University. Pravar’s achievements include a Bronze Medal in the School Cyber Olympiad and merit certificates and scholarships throughout his undergraduate studies. He has gained valuable experience through internships at prestigious institutions such as the School of Planning and Architecture, where he conducted research on battery swapping stations for electric vehicles, and Decathlon, where he contributed to sales and marketing activities. Pravar has also made significant contributions as a society activation coordinator and council member during his academic journey. With his passion for positive change and diverse skill set, Pravar is poised to make meaningful contributions in his future endeavors.

Outside of his professional pursuits, Pravar enjoys indulging in his hobbies, which include playing Badminton and watching movies. These recreational activities provide him with a well-rounded perspective and serve as a source of inspiration and relaxation. With his diverse skill set and diverse interests, Pravar is poised to excel in his professional and personal endeavors.

Swarnalata Wankhede

Swarnalata’s journey embodies a vibrant fusion of academia and practical experience. Her trajectory began with a degree in computer science and engineering, but her passion led her to delve into the agricultural sector and an organic veggies start-up. These ventures provided her with invaluable insights into sustainable practices and the intricacies of agribusiness.

Driven by a desire for deeper societal impact, she pursued a master’s in development studies at TISS Mumbai. Here, she broadened her understanding of societal issues and policy frameworks. Swarnalata’s proactive approach extended beyond the classroom through internships with the district administration in Wardha. This experience as a policy research intern offered her firsthand exposure to grassroots challenges and the complexities of governance.

Moreover, her stint as a research and documentation intern with Vichar Samiti showcased her dedication to generating meaningful insights and fostering critical thinking. Balancing academic pursuits, she actively served as a placement coordinator and library representative, highlighting her commitment to both community and learning environments.

Her interests stretch beyond academia. Gardening serves as a therapeutic escape, while her fondness for reading reveals her continual quest for knowledge. Swarnalata’s diverse experiences, from grassroots engagement to academic endeavors, demonstrate her holistic approach towards personal growth and societal betterment.

Nairita Das

Nairita Das is a master’s in Public Health from Manipal Academy of Higher Education. She currently works as a Research Associate at DevInsights. She is also a Registered Nurse graduated from KIIT University. Previously, she has worked as a Clinical Instructor at Neotia Academy of Nursing, Kolkata. She holds a keen interest in Nursing and public health especially in health policy. In her leisure time, she loves to watch movie, and listen to music.

Madhurima Bawa

Madhurima Bawa is a dentist with a public health degree from Manipal Academy of Higher Education. She possesses exceptional research abilities, adept data collection skills, and a strong proficiency in data analysis, data visualization, and report writing. Having gained experience in community engagement, health education programs and collaborative work with stakeholders, she is driven by her passion to reduce health disparities and enhance access to quality healthcare services. She posses a comprehensive understanding of public health principles, social determinants of health, epidemiology, health policy, and healthcare systems. Her internship at NITI Aayog’s Voluntary Action Cell showcased her research capabilities as she utilized her theoretical knowledge to assist in research proposals, analyze COVID-19 data, conduct literature reviews, and contribute to data analysis. Additionally, she has served as a Program Manager at Aim To Terminate Tobacco and Cancer Society (ATTAC), where she successfully organized community outreach programmes, created captivating social media content, and effectively managed budgets. With her exceptional critical thinking skills and practical approach, she evaluates and determines possibilities with real-life applications. Her unwavering dedication and expertise make her a valuable contributor to the field of public health.

Dr. Mitali Tapar

Introducing Mitali Nutankumar Tapar, an integral member of the Devinsights team. Graduating from MGVS KBH Dental College in Nashik, Mitali pursued her passion for public health, earning a master’s degree in social epidemiology from the prestigious Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai. Her dedication extends beyond academia, as evidenced by her research internships focusing on anemia in rural Gujarat and urban Delhi. When not immersed in research, Mitali finds joy in the world of literature and the thrill of cricket matches, indulging in these hobbies to unwind and recharge.

Vishakha Tiwari

Vishakha holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Governance from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad, specializing in Social Conflict and Public Policy. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at Barkatullah University, Bhopal.

Her valuable internship experiences include work with the Department of Women and Child Development Welfare in Telangana, where she played a key role in vulnerability mapping efforts related to women and children. She also contributed to advancements in agriculture and land management as a trainee intern with the Madhya Pradesh Land Records Society.

Beyond her academic and professional pursuits, Vishakha is a skilled photographer and an avid reader, reflecting her well-rounded and multifaceted personality dedicated to creating positive change through effective development and implementation.

Mohita Bansal

Mohita Bansal is a graduate of Delhi Technological University, formerly known as the Delhi College of Engineering. She currently works as a research associate at DevInsight. Previously, she worked on projects related to welfare and health sector analysis. She holds a keen interest in public development and welfare. She likes to spend her time with fictitious characters and nature.

Madhavi

Madhavi’s interest in Green building & development, waste management and city mapping started from the days of her bachelors. She holds a bachelor degree in Planning from School of Planning and Architecture Bhopal and did her masters in Urban Policy and Governance from TISS Mumbai. She works as a Research Associate at DevInsights. Before joining DevInsights she worked as a research intern at Janaagraha.

She is determined and optimistic in nature and is always ready to learn new things. She is a fitness freak and a wanderer. She is also a volunteer in People for animals Bhopal and loves working for stray dogs and animal protection.

She likes to spend her free time with her pets and other fur babies. She feels glad to be a part of DevInsights.

Sanya Lamba

Sanya Lamba is a graduate of Journalism & Mass Media from the Iaan School of Mass Communication & Post Graduate in HR & Finance from Shobit University. She has a decade-long experience in the space of Human Resources & Administration. With a decade of experience & with portfolios requiring her to lead in the domains of strategic planning, operations, Administration, Human Resources & people culture.

 

Her mantra for her professional journey includes –

“It starts with recruiting smart, enthusiastic, ambitious people but never stop as we focus on retaining talent and growing leaders, while continually reviewing and refining the way we make decisions and provide value to clients.”

In her free time, she is fond of cooking & Interior designing.

Chandan Srivastava

Chandan Srivastava is a Taxation Lawyer who brings in more than 12 years of experience in the field of taxation and finance. At DevInsights he handles Direct / Indirect Taxes and Company Law matters as well as Tax Audits, Internal Audits & Statutory Audits. He is a Law Graduate from Agra University. In his leisure, Chandan loves to drive and explore new places.

Krish Jain

Having completed his collegiate education at Swami Vivekanand Subharti  University, Krish gained a solid foundation in business principles and marketing strategies. Building upon this academic background, he ventured into the corporate world and kick-started his career as a Marketing Executive, where he honed his marketing skills and gained valuable industry experience over a span of six months.

Krish’s ability to think creatively and adapt to rapidly changing market trends allows him to devise innovative strategies that drive business growth.

Krish’s passion for health and fitness extends beyond the workplace, as he actively engages in activities such as gyming and swimming. These hobbies not only keep him physically fit but also instill in him a sense of discipline and determination, qualities that he brings to his professional endeavors.

 

Vivek Kumar

Vivek Kumar is young, committed, energetic, hard-working and a self-motivated professional who completed his Bachelors in Commerce from Lalit Narayan Mithila University. Prior to joining DevInsights, he had a long stint with a CA firm where he gained skills related to auditing and compliances. Vivek in hands-on on GST and TDS computations and filing returns.

Vivek possesses excellent organizational, problem-solving, project management and communication skills. Vivek is a cricket enthusiast and loves listing to music.

Manav Bhardwaj

Manav is a detailed oriented accountant with a strong grasp of financials principles and a passion for accuracy. Manav is skilled in managing financial data and ensuring compliance with accounting standards. Manav expertise includes reconciling accounts, preparing financial reports, and providing valuable insights to support informed decision making.

Manav has completed his bachelor’s in the field of commerce from university of Delhi. He has an experience of more than one year in a CA Firm. At Devinsights, he works in the position of “Executive Accounts”. His major works include reviewing and maintaining the allocation of Budget.

Outside of his professional pursuits, Manav enjoys indulging in his hobbies, which include watching movies and travelling. 

Chandan Sharma

Chandan completed his Graduation from Magadh University. Chandan leads the field operation division of DevInsights, Delhi office. He is a seasoned field operations and management professional with more than 18 years of experience in managing field operations in almost all states of India. He has led and managed more than 100 field based studies covering Public Health, WASH, Education, Livelihood sectors. Chandan in the past has managed very large scale studies including the Annual Health Surveys, National Family Health Surveys, DLHS,NFHS, and LASI etc. His expertise lies in field planning, team recruitment, ensuring data quality, delivering data on time with desired quality. Chandan has been a part of field leadership team in his previous organization.

Sagar Tyagi

Sagar, MBA in Marketing & IT from Noida Institute Of Engineering & Technology, where he graduated in 2021. Prior to that, he completed his Bachelors in Commerce from D.N. Degree College in Meerut, India, in 2018.

Before joining DevInsights, Sagar was associated with AU Small Finance Bank Limited. He has spent two years as a Data Analyst, specializing in BI reports, dashboards, and analytics. His expertise lies in extracting insights from complex datasets and providing valuable information.

Apart from his professional endeavors, Sagar possesses a diverse range of interests and hobbies. He is an avid chess player, always up for a challenging game. He also enjoys activities like running, cycling, badminton, and practicing yoga, which help him maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

Veerasudalai

Veerasudalai completed his Master’s from the Kumaraguru College of Technology and Bachelor’s from Dr. N. G. P. Arts and Science College. His skill set has improved as a result of his past experiences, allowing him to turn data into priceless insights. His Excellence is in  Excel, MySQL, Tableau, Power BI, Python, Statistics, Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA), Data Modelling, and Data Visualization.

Adaptability characterizes is his collaborative style and his passion for using data insights to speed up strategic decision-making. He enjoys playing badminton & traveling in his spare time.
 

Devbrat Yadav

Devbrat Yadav is a skilled Data Analyst with a passion for transforming raw data into actionable insights. With a background in M.Sc. Applied Mathematics and B.Sc. Mathematical Sciences, Devbrat has honed his expertise in statistical modelling, data analysis, and data visualization tools. His proficiency in Python, SQL, Power BI and Excel enables him to create visually compelling representations of data for informed decision-making. Devbrat’s collaborative nature and adaptability allow him to thrive in cross-functional teams, responding effectively to evolving project requirements. His dedication to data accuracy, process optimization, and fostering a data-driven culture exemplifies his commitment to excellence in the field of data analysis.

Rameshwar Prasad Rai

Rameshwar Prasad Rai is an accomplished professional with over 20 years of expertise in various projects encompassing Social Impact Assessment Studies, Implementation of Resettlement Action Plans, Socio-Economic Household Studies, Multipurpose Household Surveys, and Health Studies such as DLHS, NRHM, RCH, SIFPSA, and AIDS. His background also includes extensive involvement in Women & Child Development, ICDS, Industrial Enterprise Surveys (ESI), Rural Development, Urban Development, Tourism, Feasibility Studies, and Market Research Surveys at a national level. Rameshwar Prasad Rai holds a Master’s degree in Economics of Industrial Growth, Management, and Accounting, with a focus on Major Industries in India and Advanced Cost Accounting from Purvanchal University, Jaunpur (UP) in 1998. He is now seeking a challenging and growth-oriented career in a dynamic organization that values individual development and fosters innovation, with the aim to contribute significantly to the success of the organization.

Rajesh Kumar Jha

Rajesh is a graduate of the University of Bhagalpur. He has been in the marketing and social research field for more than twenty years. He has worked with premium research-based organizations like GFK MODE and Mindfield before joining DevInsights. Rajesh brings with him expertise and knowledge on a wide variety of research techniques and systems, planning and overall management and monitoring of field operations. He likes travelling and seeing new places and reading in his free time.

Gaurav Sinha

Gaurav Sinha completed a Bachelor’s degree in BA from S.V.S. University, Gaurav completed his Higher Secondary and Senior Secondary education from Saraswati Vishwa Vidyalaya under the U.P. Board.

With valuable experience in sales and customer service, Gaurav worked as a Tele sales executive at Intarvo, handling client queries and monitoring sales data. He also served as a CSD Executive at FusionNet Web Services Pvt Ltd, focusing on customer satisfaction and problem-solving.

Beyond work, Gaurav enjoys listening to music and maintaining an active lifestyle through gym sessions. With his dedication, skills, and experience, Gaurav Sinha is well-prepared to contribute to a dynamic professional environment.

Arish Syed

Arish has 29+ years of experience as a strategist cum practitioner in diverse sectors, with proven leadership in designing & executing complex projects as well as driving growth. Being analytical and capable of directing business transformations by delivering impactful solutions, have been instrumental in enabling decisions to fuel organizational development & change management. Creating synergistic partnerships & cultivating strategic relationships with multi-stakeholders and boards across diverse cultures have been a part of the portfolios.

Arish has multi-domain social development experience i.e. Public Health, Education, Governance, Child Protection, Youth Development & Livelihood as well as Humanitarian Response & Emergencies. He has led larger government initiatives such as Digital Health & Wellness Centres, Polio Eradication, UN Joint Programme on Convergence as well as POSHAN the community-based management of malnutrition in India.

Arish is an Electronics Engineer and a MBA in marketing & finance.  He has over these years earned many certifications adding to his skills around digital (ITIL4 foundation) course, social development from TISS Mumbai, Strategic Intelligence, and E-Government Principles from UN Public Admin. Network as well as Legal & Regulatory Framework for NFPs in India.

Mohita Bansal

Mohita Bansal is a graduate of Delhi Technological University, formerly known as the Delhi College of Engineering. She currently works as a Research Associate at DevInsights. Previously, she worked on projects related to welfare and health sector analysis. She holds a keen interest in public development and welfare. She likes to spend her time with fictitious characters and nature.