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OUR COVID-19 RESPONSE UPDATES

board & team

Our Governing Board sets the strategic direction and ensures
that our work remains responsive to community needs.

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Joe Madiath

Chairman

Joe Madiath is the Founder Chairman of Gram Vikas. Since its inception in 1979, till the end of June 2014, Joe has been the Executive Director of Gram Vikas. Today, Gram Vikas is one of the largest NGOs in Odisha, reaching out to over 600,000 people living in over 1700 rural habitations.  READ MORE

Ananta Mahapatra

Member

Ananta Mahapatra is a noted theatre personality from Odisha, a prolific artist and cultural ambassador of the state. Popularly known as the Renaissance Man of Odia Theatre, Ananta has been a jury member of the Indian National Awards, several editions of the India International Film Festival, Indian Panorama, All India Radio Akashvani Awards, and a member of the State and Central Academies for several years. READ MORE

Anup Kumar Mahapatra

Member

Anup Kumar Mahapatra is a leading business person and philanthropist from Odisha. He has been a member of Gram Vikas Society since July 2016. READ MORE

Biren Bhuta

Member

Biren’s longest stint has been with Tata Steel, as the Chief of Corporate Social Responsibility. In this capacity, he worked on the whole spectrum of community development in tribal Jharkhand and Odisha. It led him to co-envision a countrywide tribal identity programme, Samvaad, which, to date, remains one of the sub-continent's biggest international indigenous conclaves. The rich output convinced him to co-create a funnelled national Tribal Leadership Programme, yet again a pioneering initiative. He left the company in 2018. READ MORE

Debiprasad Mishra

Member

Debiprasad Mishra is a Director at the Development Management Institute (DMI), Patna. He has previously served as the Executive Director of Gram Vikas from 2015 to 2017. Debiprasad was a faculty member at the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA), Gujarat, from 1990 to 2016. READ MORE

Meena Gupta, IAS (Retd.)

Member

A retired 1971 Indian Administrative Services officer of Odisha cadre, Meena occupied senior positions in the Government of Odisha and the Government of India in the environment, forests, tribal affairs, labour, and health sectors. She retired as Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Environment and Forests in 2008. Before that, she was the Secretary in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. READ MORE

Namrata Chadha

Member

Namrata Chadha is a lawyer by profession and advisor to various nonprofits, public and private institutions. A national and state level awardee for her work on women and child development, she was formerly a member of the Odisha State Commission for Women, and is on the POSH Committee of eight institutions including State Bank of India and Mindtree Technologies. READ MORE

Pradosh Chandra Mohanty IRS (Retd.)

Member

Pradosh Chandra Mohanty retired as the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Andhra Pradesh, in 2018. He joined the Gram Vikas Society in 2019. READ MORE

Ram Sankar

Treasurer

A Chartered Accountant, exporter, and businessman working in the leather industry, Ram Sankar has been with the Gram Vikas Society since 2008. He is credited with the first book published in India on Accounting and Financial Management of NGOs. READ MORE

Sanjeev Nayak

Member

Sanjeev Nayak is an entrepreneur having built profitable businesses in information technology, technical education, primary education, hospitality, and renewable energy. He is a Charter Member of TiE, Bhubaneswar Chapter, and has successfully incubated the start-ups Silicon Techlab Pvt. Ltd., Silver Pine Hospitality Pvt. Ltd., and Abacus Holdings Pvt. Ltd., in renewable energy. READ MORE

Veena Joshi

Member

Dr. Veena Joshi is an expert in rural energy, renewable energy and environment. She is currently an Expert Member in the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) Taskforce for National LPG Program Assessment and Planning for Health, Member of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises Clusters, and a Director in the Board of the Small Scale Infrastructure Development Fund (S3IDF), India. READ MORE

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Liby Johnson

Executive Director

Liby Johnson is the Executive Director of Gram Vikas. He has led large-scale, impactful poverty alleviation efforts with nonprofits, multilateral organisations, and government in 25+ years of social development work. Liby regularly contributes to policymaking in the rural drinking water, sanitation, and livelihoods sectors at the national and state levels. In 2019-2020, he served as a member of the National Task Force for the Jal Jeevan Mission, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India. READ MORE

The Management Team of Gram Vikas supports the Executive Director through programmatic and implementation leadership for different programmes.

Ambika Prasad

Manager, Administration, Procurement & IT

Ambika Prasad is the head of Administration at Gram Vikas. He joined us after 18+ years of successful stints with Tech Mahindra, In2IT, Satyam, and Sanchar. From managing day-to-day operations and security responsibilities to organizing emergency operations, he brings his skills at assessing user needs, implementing process improvements, handling the external project security audits, and developing effective communication and organizational procedures to Gram Vikas. READ MORE

Apurva Vijay Ghugey

Thematic Manager, Health

Dr. Apurva Ghugey is the Thematic Manager for Health, specifically behaviour change programmes as part of WaSH initiatives and greywater and waste management with adolescents and women. She also manages the action research project to promote safe child faeces management practices in rural Odisha in collaboration with Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. READ MORE

Ashutosh Bhat

Thematic Manager, Water & Energy

Ashutosh Bhat is the Thematic Manager for Water and Energy at Gram Vikas. He joined us in 2014 from Larsen & Toubro, where he worked on system integration of solar thermal collectors for power generation in India. Before that, he researched concentrated solar power technologies with the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Government of India. READ MORE

Basanti Devi

District Manager, Ganjam

Basanti Devi oversees the health, water, sanitation, and hygiene programmes in Ganjam district. One of the earliest Gram Vikas staff members, she joined us in 1983 as a Health Worker serving the communities of Kerandimal in Ganjam district, training community health workers and traditional birth attendants, and coordinating with the health centres for the immunisation of infants and their mothers. Subsequently, she worked with Community Health Centres and Primary Health Centres in Gajapati and Kalahandi districts. READ MORE

Bhawani Shankar Dash

District Manager, Kalahandi

Bhawani Shankar Dash is the District Manager for Kalahandi overseeing our initiatives across different thematic areas. He joined us in 2014 as Program Coordinator for building disaster resilient housing under the Odisha Disaster Response Project funded by the Odisha State Disaster Management Authority. READ MORE

Biswajit Sahu

District Manager, Sundergarh

Biswajit Sahu is the District Manager for Sundergarh in Gram Vikas. An expert in water and sanitation programmes, community mobilization, and institution development, Biswajit joined Gram Vikas in 2014. He worked on providing disaster resilient housing to Cyclone Phalin affected households under the Odisha Disaster Recovery Project from the Odisha State Disaster Management Authority, Government of Odisha. READ MORE

Chandramohan Patnaik

Finance Manager

Chandramohan Patnaik is the head of finance at Gram Vikas and has been with us since 1998. He is responsible for all statutory compliances, managing the investment funds, and leads the team of internal auditors. Before Gram Vikas, he was with the California Design & Construction India Limited and A K Sharma & Co. in New Delhi. READ MORE

Chinmaya Mishra

Project Manager

Chinmaya Mishra manages Gram Vikas' partnership with charity: water to provide access to clean drinking water and make villages open defecation-free in the project geographies. He has more than 11 years of experience studying rural consumer experience in the use of solar products, developing micro-enterprises in semi-urban regions, and nurturing education startups for underprivileged kids in cities. READ MORE

D.P. Debashis Hota

Manager, Human Resources

Debashis Hota is Manager, Human Resources, since 2015. He ensures a healthy work environment in Gram Vikas by formulating policies and practices for efficient workplace management. READ MORE

Gangadhar Panigrahi

Senior Manager

Gangadhar Panigrahi is the lead for Government Liaison at Gram Vikas. A social worker, who began working with us in 1983, he has been instrumental in building and strengthening partnerships at various levels of the government. READ MORE

Jannatun Begum

Programme Manager, Village Institutions

Jannatun Begum manages the implementation of initiatives to strengthen village institutions in partner villages of Gram Vikas. A development professional with 20 years of experience in the capacity building of community institutions, she has a special interest in promoting women and child rights. READ MORE

Joseph Kalassery

Thematic Manager, Safe Migration & Technology

Joseph Kalassery is the Thematic Manager for the Safe Migration initiatives in Gram Vikas. He also manages the implementation of different grassroots technology programmes. Joseph joined Gram Vikas in 2017 and has since then worked across livelihoods, water, health, and education. READ MORE

Jyotsna Tirkey

Thematic Manager, Village Institutions & Gender

Jyotsna Tirkey leads the initiatives on Village Institutions and Gender at Gram Vikas. An expert in gender empowerment programmes, she brings over 10 years of experience in social inclusion, women-led community-based institutions, microfinance, financial inclusion, and rural livelihoods with rural and tribal communities across Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, and Maharashtra. READ MORE

Kailash Chandra Sahu

Thematic Manager, Water

Kailash Chandra Sahu oversees the implementation of water projects by Gram Vikas under Jal Jeevan Mission, the flagship programme of the Government of India. He joined Gram Vikas in 1986 and has since then worked across areas of rural health and environment, renewable energy, social and agroforestry, livelihoods, and water and sanitation. READ MORE

Laxminarayan Panda

District Manager, Gajapati

Laxminarayan Panda has 31 years of experience working with the rural communities across Odisha in areas of social forestry, renewable energy, and rural health and environment. He started with Gram Vikas in 1990 in our biogas programme. READ MORE

Narahari Rout

District Manager, Kandhamal

Narahari Rout, the District Manager of Kandhamal, has more than 35 years of experience working across the different thematic areas of focus at Gram Vikas. He has worked in watershed development, horticulture and agriculture-based livelihoods, water and sanitation, and community mobilisation. READ MORE

Nirmal Chandra Mohanty

Thematic Manager

Nirmal Chandra Mohanty joined Gram Vikas in August 2020 and managed the COVID-19 response and is a part of the Safe and Dignified Migration program. He brings more than 25 years of experience in watershed development, renewable energy, agriculture in the private, government, and non-government sectors. READ MORE

Nirmal Kumar Panda

Programme Manager

Nirmal Kumar Panda is a member of the team in the Water and Village Institutions focus areas. He joined Gram Vikas in 2015 and has directly managed the Government of Odisha-supported largest disaster resilient housing project in India - Odisha Disaster Recovery Project from 2015 to 2017. READ MORE

Omkar Sudhir Deshpande

Thematic Manager, Technology

Omkar Deshpande joined Gram Vikas in 2020 from the IT sector and now manages various technology initiatives across focus areas. In the past, he worked with TomTom, where he provided technical support for US and European clients. READ MORE

Pratap Chandra Panda

Thematic Manager, Livelihoods

Pratap Chandra Panda leads the livelihood initiatives at Gram Vikas. He joined Gram Vikas in 2016 and brings 15 years of extensive experience in managing livelihoods, natural resource management, and climate change projects while serving in organizations like Concern Worldwide, Regional Centre for Development Cooperation, and Living Farms. READ MORE

Ranjan Patnaik

Chief Accountant

Ranjan Patnaik leads the Accounts team in Gram Vikas. He began working with Gram Vikas in 2001 and brings 27 years of experience in finance and management. READ MORE

Ratnakar Shaw

District Manager, Keonjhar

Ratnakar Shaw is the District Manager for Keonjhar in Odisha. He joined Gram Vikas in January 1986 and has been with us for 35 years. An expert in water and sanitation, livelihoods, and community mobilisation, he also handles government and CSR liaisons. READ MORE

Sangita Patra

Thematic Manager, Documentation & Communications

Sangita Patra leads the monitoring, documentation, and communications function at Gram Vikas. She has more than 14 years of experience working in Girls’ Education, Nutrition and Health, Livelihood, and Disaster Response. READ MORE

Sarat Chandra Mohanty

District Manager, Ganjam

Sarat Chandra Mohanty, an expert in apiculture joined Gram Vikas in 1991 as a Beekeeping Supervisor to train Adivasi communities in apiculture as a livelihood option. He has since then worked in programmes on water and sanitation, renovation of defunct piped water supply systems, strengthening self-help groups and livelihoods. READ MORE

Sukanta Bhattacharya

Thematic Manager, Village Institutions

Sukanta Bhattacharya leads Gram Vikas initiatives under the focus area Strengthening of Village Institutions and Convergence. He also heads the Staff Development Cell which manages the performance management systems for all employees. READ MORE

Our team combines a commitment to the communities with expertise, empathy, and hard work to enable the rural poor to live a dignified life.

Programme

Aijub Minj

Senior Supervisor

Aijub Minj is a Senior Supervisor working with Gram Vikas since 2017. He has completed Intermediate in Arts from Kartik Oram Mahavidyalaya, Gumla. READ MORE

Alok Ranjan

Junior Manager

Alok Ranjan is a Junior Manager at Gram Vikas focused on work in the thematic areas of Sanitation and Hygiene and Safe Water. He joined Gram Vikas as a Young Management Trainee in 2018. From 2019 to 2020, he was the Cluster Manager for the Gumla cluster with overall responsibility for project implementation, administration, and human resources. READ MORE

Amarsing Majhi

Senior Supervisor

Amarsing Majhi joined Gram Vikas in 2018 and is currently working as a Senior Supervisor. He was a Community Volunteer from 2015 to 2018. Before that, he worked with Gram Vikas as Community Service Provider under the Odisha Tribal Empowerment & Livelihoods Programme in the Thuamul Rampur block of Kalahandi district. READ MORE

Ananta Kishore Das

Divisional Coordinator

Ananta Kishore Das is a Divisional Coordinator at Gram Vikas. An expert in community mobilisation, he has more than a decade of experience working with rural communities in Odisha. He joined us as a Field Supervisor. READ MORE

Anshika Katara

Junior Manager - Planning, Monitoring & Learning

Anshika Katara is a Junior Manager for Planning & Monitoring at Gram Vikas. In the past, she has worked as a Software Engineer at L&T Infotech. She has a B.Tech. in Computer Science from Sir M. Visvesvaraya Institute of Technology, Bangalore. READ MORE

Anurag Sharma

Junior Manager - WRTG

Anurag Sharma is a Junior Manager for the Water Resources Technology Group program at Gram Vikas. An expert in watershed development and social research, he worked for two years as a Research Fellow at the University of Delhi. He has an M.A. in Development Studies from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai. READ MORE

Anushree Goenka

Documentation and Reporting Manager, Village Institution

Anushree Goenka is a Young Management Trainee at Gram Vikas, currently managing documentation and reporting in the Village Institutions focus area. She has an M.A. in Development from Azim Premji University, Bangalore, B.A. (Hons) in Psychology from Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce, and a Diploma in Liberal Arts from Symbiosis Centre for Liberal Arts. READ MORE

Arabinda Nayak

Thematic Coordinator - Village Institution & Convergence

Arabinda Nayak is a Thematic Coordinator for the focus area Village Institutions and Convergence at Gram Vikas. He has more than two decades of experience in water, sanitation, and livelihood programmes. He holds an MSW degree from Techno Global University in 2014. READ MORE

Artatrana Sunani

Field Expert - Farm Technology

Artatrana Sunani is a Field Expert in Farm Technology at Gram Vikas. Earlier, he worked as a Volunteer for the Status Assessment Survey undertaken to reconnect with all the villages that had set up water and sanitation systems with our assistance. He completed Class 12 in Arts from Jay Prakash Mahavidyalaya, Bhawanipatna. READ MORE

Arun Gamango

Field Expert - Water Quality Management

Arun Gamango is a Field Expert in the Water Quality Management programme at Gram Vikas. He has experience in disaster response to Cyclone Titli, mobilising community members for MGNREGA in cashew plantations, toilet and bathing room repairs, and promoting nutrition gardens. In the past, he has also volunteered to do surveys for the Status Assessment Survey undertaken to reconnect with all the villages that had set up water and sanitation systems with our assistance. READ MORE

Aruna Kumar Sahu

Thematic Coordinator - WATSAN Infrastructure

Aruna Kumar Sahu is a Thematic Coordinator for the Water and Sanitation programmes at Gram Vikas. He has been with us for 17 years and is an expert in the construction of toilets and bathing rooms, water tanks, school buildings, and the training of masons. He is a trained Barefoot Engineer in construction. He holds a B.A. in XXX from Polasara Science College, Ganjam, Odisha. READ MORE

Astina Kumar Raika

Field Expert - Safe Migration

Astina Kumar Raika has been working with Gram Vikas since 2019. He started as a volunteer for the Status Assessment Survey and is now working as a Field Expert for the Safe Migration programme. Astina pursued his Bachelor in Arts from Berhampur University in 2018. He also holds a Certificate Program in Rural Livelihood from BRLF-IIHMR University, Jaipur. READ MORE

Babru Bahan Bhoi

Senior Supervisor

Babru Bahan Bhoi has been working with Gram Vikas for 14 years. He is a Senior Supervisor who has implemented water and sanitation programmes in rural communities of Kalahandi, Ganjam, Jharsuguda and Sundargarh districts of Odisha. Babru has completed his Bachelor of Arts from Sovit University and is currently pursuing Master in Social Work from Kalinga University, Raipur. READ MORE

Bachha Pana

Thematic Coordinator - Safe Water

Bachha Pana is the Thematic Coordinator for Safe Water programme at Gram Vikas. He has been with Gram Vikas for 15 years and has gained his expertise in water and sanitation. He holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from Binayak Mission University. READ MORE

Banabasi Patanaik

Thematic Coordinator - Village Institution & Convergence

Banabasi Patanaik is working as the Thematic Coordinator for Village Institutions & Convergence at Gram Vikas. He has worked in various capacities in different organisations like CRY Project India, Action Aid India, Parivartan in Malkangiri, PREM in Berhampur. Banabasi completed his Master of Arts from Berhampur University in 1986. His expertise is in community mobilisation and community training. READ MORE

Banamali Parida

Thematic Coordinator - WATSAN Infrastructure

Banamali Parida is working as the Thematic Coordinator for WATSAN Infrastructure. His expertise is in construction of water and sanitation infrastructure in rural villages. He joined Gram Vikas in 1992 and has close to three decades of experience working in social forestry, biogas, and rural housing across Odisha. READ MORE

Basanta Naik

Field Expert - Water Source Sustainability

Basanta Naik is a Field Expert for the Water Source Sustainability Programme at Gram Vikas since 2019. He completed his matriculation from Government (SSD) Boys High School, Gopalpur, Kalahandi district in 2013. READ MORE

Bata Krushna Nayak

Programme Coordinator

Bata Krushna Nayak has been working with Gram Vikas for 15 years. He is currently a Programme Coordinator. Before joining Gram Vikas he was working as a Project Coordinator with ORRISSA for four years. Bata holds a Master of Business Administration (Human Resource) from Binayak Mission University in 2014 as well as a degree in Master in Social Work. READ MORE

Bibekananda Pradhan

Thematic Coordinator - WATSAN Infrastructure

Bibekananda Pradan is the Thematic Coordinator for WATSAN Infrastructure at Gram Vikas and has been with us for 11 years now. He has experience in water and sanitation programmes, livelihoods, and village institutions development in Jharsuguda and Ganjam districts of Odisha. READ MORE

Bidulata Dhal

Supervisor

Bidulata Dhal has been working as a Supervisor for 13 years. She completed her matriculation from Tarago High School in 1987. She excels in community mobilisation. READ MORE

Bidyutprava Praharaj

Thematic Coordinator - PMDC

Bidyutprava Praharaj is the Thematic Coordinator - PMDC in Kalahandi district and has been with us for 17 years. She joined as an Assistant Teacher at Gram Vikas Shikshya Niketan, Kankia and took care of the health and boarding of school children along with teaching. Since then, she has taken various roles and responsibilities at Gram Vikas as an Office Assistant, Campus in-charge, volunteer management, and supporting with planning, monitoring, and accounting. READ MORE

Bighneswar Panda

Geriatric Caregiver Training Coordinator

Bighneswar Panda is currently the Geriatric Caregiver Training Coordinator. He has been with Gram Vikas for 27 years. READ MORE

Bijay Kumar Sahu

Thematic Coordinator - Village Institutions and Convergence

Bijaya Kumar Sahu is the Thematic Coordinator for Village Institutions and Convergence at Gram Vikas. He has been with us for 16 years. READ MORE

Bijaya Kumar Panigrahy

Senior Supervisor

Bijaya Kumar Panigrahi has been a Senior Supervisor with us for 29 years. Currently, he supervises the Dambapur canal reconstruction work. Before joining Gram Vikas he was working with the Social Forestry Range Office in Digapahandi, Ganjam district for four years as Central Nursery Supervisor. READ MORE

Bikram Kumar Pradhan

Field Expert - Village Institutions

Bikram Kumar Pradhan is the Field Expert - Village Institutions at Gram Vikas. He joined us in 2019. READ MORE

Brajabandhu Jena

Thematic Coordinator - Safe Water

Brajabandhu Jena is a Thematic Coordinator for Safe Water programme at Gram Vikas. He has been with us for 16 years. READ MORE

Brundabati Sabar

Field Expert - Water Quality Management

Brundabati Sabar is a Field Expert for the Water Quality Management programme. She has earlier volunteered for Gram Vikas in the Status Assessment Survey doing door to door surveys. READ MORE

Buddhadev Deep

Thematic Coordinator - Village Institutions and Convergence

Buddhadev Deep is the Thematic Coordinator for Village Institutions and Convergence at Gram Vikas. In the past, he has worked with Pratham Foundation as Coordinator for six years. READ MORE

Chandra Singh Majhi

Field Expert - SnS for WASH

Chandra Singh Majhi is the Thematic Coordinator for SnS for WASH at Gram Vikas. He joined us in 2019. READ MORE

Chhabi Mohanty

Thematic Coordinator - WATSAN Infrastructure

Chhabi Mohanty is the Thematic Coordinator - WATSAN Infrastructure at Gram Vikas. She has extensive experience working on water and sanitation projects, community mobilisation and village institutions development. She completed Bachelor of Arts degree from Berhampur University. READ MORE

Damayanti Das

Thematic Coordinator - Village Institutions & Convergence

Damayanti Das is the Thematic Coordinator for Village Institutions & Convergence at Gram Vikas. She has previously worked with Thread Karani Khordha as a Field Coordinator for five years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science from Binayak Mission University in 2005. READ MORE

Debaraj Sahu

Supervisor

Debaraj Sahu started working with Gram Vikas in 2018 as a Supervisor. READ MORE

Debasis Sahoo

Thematic Coordinator - Farm Livelihood

Debasis Sahoo is working as a Thematic Coordinator for Farm Livelihoods at Gram Vikas. He has been working in the Holistic Rural Development Project (HRDP) in Nayagarh district. He holds a Master in Social Work from Utkal University. READ MORE

Debasish Panda

Supervisor

Debasish Panda is a Supervisor in our renewable energy projects supporting the installation of solar water pumps. Earlier he has served for two years as an Operator with Mother India Private Limited. He pursued Intermediate in Arts from Bant Anchalika College in 2012. READ MORE

Deepak Kumar Mohanty

WATSAN Infrastructure

Deepak Kumar Mohanty is the Thematic Coordinator - WATSAN Infrastructure. He excels at community mobilisation and supervision in the construction of piped water supply systems and sanitation infrastructure in rural communities. He completed Bachelor of Arts from Utkal University in 1987. READ MORE

Dillip Kumar Subudhi

Coordinator - Village Institutions

Dillip Kumar Subudhi is a Coordinator for the Village Institutions focus area. He facilitates capacity building and hand holding support to Village Lekha Mitra. He has served as an Accountant in different project offices. He holds a Master of Social Work from Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences in 2012. READ MORE

Dinabandhu Swain

Coordinator - Village Institutions

Dinabandhu Swain is a Coordinator for Village Institutions focus area at Gram Vikas. He has served three years as a District Coordinator in PACS India. He has been empanelled as Masters Resource Person on PRI, OLM, DDUGKY, Child Protection by SIRD, NIRD, OLM and Women and Child Development since 2008. READ MORE

Dulhaba Odandra

Thematic Coordinator - Water Source Sustainability

Dulhaba Odandra works as a Thematic Coordinator for Water Source Sustainability programme at Gram Vikas. His expertise is in Watershed Management that he acquired in training from Watershed Organization Trust (WOTR), Pune and training on Groundwater recharge from ACWADAM, Pune. READ MORE

Gananath Padhan

Senior Supervisor

Gananath Padhan has been working as a Senior Supervisor at Gram Vikas for 16 years. He has expertise in construction of piped water supply systems and sanitation infrastructure. He pursued an Intermediate from Dunguripali College, Dunguripali in 1996. READ MORE

Gaurab Mohapatra

Thematic Coordinator - PMDC

Gaurab Mohapatra is a Thematic Coordinator for Planning, Monitoring, Documentation and Communications at Gram Vikas. He served one and half years as Block Project Coordinator in UNDP India. His expertise includes project monitoring, reporting and documentation. READ MORE

Gautam Chandra Rout

Thematic Coordinator - Village Institutions & Convergence

Gautam Chandra Rout is the Thematic Coordinator for Village Institutions & Convergence Programme at Gram Vikas. He has 16 years of experience working with the Adivasi communities of Gajapati and Ganjam districts. He has experience in piped water supply, sanitation and hygiene, watershed, self-help group, non-formal education, forest right act, social forestry and rural housing. READ MORE

Gokulnath G.L

Junior Manager - Smart Community

Gokulnath G.L is a Junior Manager responsible for the implementation of the Smart Community project. He worked as a Rural Development Fellow at Gram Vikas to promote the weather station among the farmer communities and build capacity of the farmers and volunteers to get the benefit out of the information. The fellowship program was with SBI Youth for India. READ MORE

Gouri Shankar Naik

Divisional Coordinator

Gouri Shankar Naik is working as the Divisional Coordinator at Gram Vikas. He has been with us for 33 years. READ MORE

Gouri Shankar Sabar

Field Expert - Water Source Sustainability

Gouri Shankar Sabar is working as a Field Expert for Water Source Sustainability programme at Gram Vikas. He completed Bachelor of Arts from Indira Memorial College, Chandiput in 2019. READ MORE

Herman Kerketta

Senior Supervisor

Herman Kerketta is a Senior Supervisor at Gram Vikas with expertise in toilet and bathing room construction. Prior to joining Gram Vikas, he served in Indra Women Organization Voluntary Action as Supervisor for five years. He completed his Intermediate in Arts from Parshuram Gauntia College, Jarabaga in 1996. READ MORE

Jaya Krushna Dash

Field Expert - PWSS

Jaya Krushna Dash has been working at Gram Vikas for 31 years. He is a Field Expert in piped water supply systems. READ MORE

Jayanta Podh

Thematic Coordinator - Village Institutions & Convergence

Jayanta Podh is the Thematic Coordinator - Village Institutions & Convergence at Gram Vikas. He is an expert in community mobilisation. In the past, he has worked in the Rural Health and Environment Programme (RHEP) as a Supervisor and the Odisha Disaster Recovery Project (ODRP) as a Programme Associate. READ MORE

Jeebita Bhuyan

Field Expert - Sanitation & Hygiene

Jeebita Bhuyan is a Field Expert for Sanitation and Hygiene programme. In the past, she has volunteered with us for the Status Assessment Survey doing surveys at Gram Vikas partner villages. She pursued Bachelor of Arts from Berhampur University in 2020. READ MORE

Jijo Jose

Thematic Coordinator - PMDC

Jijo Jose is a Thematic Coordinator for Planning, Monitoring, Documentation and Communications. He was involved in conceptualising, designing and rolling out the Water Secure Gram Panchayat Online Course for Gram Vikas staff. He completed the Postgraduate Programme in Development Leadership from Indian School of Development Management, New Delhi in 2020. READ MORE

Jobin Chacko

Junior Manager

Jobin Chacko is a Junior Manager in the Safe and Dignified Migration programme at Gram Vikas. READ MORE

Jogindra Dakua

Thematic Coordinator - Water Source Sustainability

Jogindra Dakua is a Thematic Coordinator in the Water Source Sustainability programme. READ MORE

Kabir Rana

Young Management Trainee (Safe Migration)

Kabir Rana is a Young Management Trainee with Gram Vikas. He is working to develop the Ganjam-Surat safe migration corridor as part of the Safe and Dignified Migration programme. He pursued Master of Economics from Jadavpur University in 2020. READ MORE

Kailash Chandra Das

Thematic Coordinator - Village Institutions & Convergence

Kailash Chandra Das is a Thematic Coordinator for Village Institutions and Convergence programme at Gram Vikas. He is responsible for facilitating training and capacity building of village level institutions on leadership, participation, and mobilisation, awareness raising on roles and responsibilities, strengthening of SHGs and youth groups. READ MORE

Kali Charan Panda

Project Coordinator

Kali Charan Panda is a Project Coordinator. His expertise includes government liaising and community mobilisation. He pursued a Masters of Social Work from Utkal University of Culture in 2013. He remained part of the National Service Scheme during his student days and involved himself in voluntary services. READ MORE

Kalpana Moharana

Thematic Coordinator - Village Institutions & Convergence

Kalpana Moharana has 15 years of experience at Gram Vikas. She is working as a Thematic Coordinator for Village Institutions and Convergence programme. Her expertise is in community mobilisation and capacity building of Self-Help Groups. She has completed Bachelor of Science from Devi Kandal Nityananda College, Eranch. READ MORE

Krishna Chandra Dikshit

Thematic Coordinator - Farm Livelihoods

Krishna Chandra Dikshit is a Thematic Coordinator for Farm Livelihoods programme. He is also experienced in establishing piped water supply systems, construction of toilet and bathing rooms, implementation of smart community interface, formation and management of Farmer Producer Company and solid waste management. READ MORE

Kuna Gochhayata

Thematic Coordinator - Village Institutions & Convergence

Kuna Gochhayata is working as a Thematic Coordinator for Village Institutions & Convergence at Gram Vikas. In the past, he has worked for Nirman as Village Coordinator. He completed Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Nayagarh Autonomous College, Nayagarh in 2001. READ MORE

Manas Ranjan Mund

Senior Supervisor

Manas Ranjan Mund is a Senior Supervisor at Gram Vikas. He has done vocational training in horticulture from Panchayat College, Dharmagarh in 1997. He first joined Gram Vikas in 2007 working for watershed activities in Kalahandi. READ MORE

Manas Samanta

Thematic Coordinator - Safe Water

Manas Samanta is a Thematic Coordinator for Safe Water programme at Gram Vikas. He works on water quality management, WaSH behaviour and kitchen sanitation. He has also been part of the planning, monitoring and documentation team and safe migration programme. READ MORE

Manikamala Swain

Thematic Coordinator - PMDC

Manikamala Swain is the Thematic Coordinator for planning, monitoring, documentation and communication at Gram Vikas.She has 22 years of experience in the field of development sector. She holds a Master of Arts in Rural Development (MARD) from IGNOU and Bachelor of Science in Zoology from Utkal University in 2000. READ MORE

Manjulata Jena

Supervisor

Manjulata Jena is a Supervisor for programmes in construction of household toilet & bathing rooms, piped water supply systems, strengthening Self Help Groups and implementing WASHplus activities in Rayagada and Gajapati district of Odisha. She completed Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Govindpur Degree College, Devi Vihar in 2016. READ MORE

Manoj Kumar Swain

Divisional Coordinator

Manoj Kumar Swain is a Divisional Coordinator at Gram Vikas. Before joining Gram Vikas, he worked as a Technician cum Supervisor in Indian Oil for sixteen years. He completed his Matriculation from Kutam Chandi Vidyapitha, Baniadiha in 1994. READ MORE

Medha

Junior Manager - Water Resources Technology Group

Medha is a Junior Manager in the Water Resources Technology Group. She holds a Master of Arts in Geography from Jawaharlal Nehru University in 2018. READ MORE

Monalisa Behera

Thematic Coordinator - Hygiene and Health

Monalisa Behera is a Thematic Coordinator for Hygiene and Health initiatives at Gram Vikas. She holds a Master of Social Work from National Institute of Social Work And Social Sciences, Bhubaneswar in 2019. READ MORE

Narayan Sahu

Thematic Coordinator - Farm Livelihoods

Narayan Sahu is a Thematic Coordinator for Farm Livelihoods programme at Gram Vikas. His expertise includes community mobilisation and livelihood. He completed his Intermediate in Arts from Sri Jagannath Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya, Puri in 2010. READ MORE

Nila Sethi

Senior Supervisor

Nila Sethi is a Senior Supervisor with Gram Vikas READ MORE

Pabitra Mohan Sahoo

Project Coordinator

Pabitra Mohan Sahoo is the Project Coordinator for the Holistic Rural Development Programme (HRDP) in Nayagarh district. In his 36 years with the organisation, he has worked across programmes in biogas, integrated tribal development, rural housing, comprehensive rural health, and water and sanitation. He has extensive expertise in construction and community mobilisation. READ MORE

Paikas Toppo

Field Expert - WASHplus

Paikas Toppo is a Field Expert in WASH plus programme. READ MORE

Parakhita Nayak

Supervisor

Parakhita Nayak is a Supervisor with Gram Vikas. He completed Intermediate in Arts from Nabajyoti College, Jyotinagar, Chakarkend in 2002. READ MORE

Paramananda Sethi

Senior Supervisor

Paramananda Sethi is a Senior Supervisor at Gram Vikas and is currently looking after the implementation of water and sanitation programmes as part of the Holistic Rural Development Programme (HRDP) in Nayagarh district. His expertise is in supervising the construction of household toilets & bathing rooms and community water tanks. READ MORE

Parsuram Mishra

Project Coordinator

Parsuram Mishra is a Project Coordinator at Gram Vikas. In his 32 years with us, he has been part of implementing programmes in biogas, water and sanitation, disaster relief and rehabilitation, and construction of buildings and bridges. He has served rural communities in Balasore, Bolangir, Ganjam, Gajapati, Koraput, Khurda and states like Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand. READ MORE

Parsuram Palli

Supervisor

Parsuram Palli is a Supervisor at Gram Vikas. He completed his Matriculation from Nandapur High School in 1992. READ MORE

Prakash Kumar Jha

Young Management Trainee

Prakash Kumar Jha is a Young Management Trainee working on the Village Poverty Reduction Planning at Gram Vikas. He completed a Master of Social Work from Delhi School of Social Work, University of Delhi. READ MORE

Prasanta Kumar Sahu

Field Expert - Water Source Sustainability

Prasanta Kumar Sahu is working as a Field Expert for the Water Source Sustainability programme at Gram Vikas. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Pabitra Mohan Memorial Degree College, Rengali. READ MORE

Prashant Kumar Nayak

Field Expert - Construction

Prashant Kumar Nayak is working as a Field Expert in Construction. His expertise includes Community Mobilisation and Awareness Generation.He has been part of RCDC projects and Pratham, Odisha. He pursued Intermediate in Arts from Anchalika Degree College, Jagannathprasad. READ MORE

Premalata Gamango

Field Expert - Sanitation & Hygiene

Premalata Gamango is a Field Expert for the Sanitation & Hygiene programme. Before joining full time, she worked as a Volunteer in Status Assessment Survey eight months. She pursued a Bachelor of Arts from IGNOU in 2019. READ MORE

Purnendu Sekhar Panigrahy

Senior Supervisor

Purnendu Sekhar Panigrahy is a Senior Supervisor and has expertise in implementation of water and sanitation programmes in rural communities. He has 32 years of experience at Gram Vikas. He pursued Bachelor of Arts from Berhampur University in 1988. READ MORE

Puspanjali Bhuyan

Field Expert - Construction

Puspanjali Bhuyan is a Field Expert for Construction of household toilet and bathing rooms. She completed Intermediate in Arts from Sanskrit College, Khariaguda in 2019. READ MORE

Rajani Karjee

Field Expert - Construction

Rajani Karjee is a Field Expert in Construction activities at Gram Vikas. READ MORE

Ramesh Chandra Naik

Project Manager

Ramesh Chandra Naik has been working as a Project Manager for Holistic Rural Development Programme in Nayagarh. His expertise includes promotion of low cost agriculture practice. Before joining us, he worked in NIRMAN as a Project Coordinator for seven years. READ MORE

Sabitri Ojha

Thematic Coordinator - Safe Water

Sabitri Ojha has 15 years of experience at Gram Vikas. She is a Thematic Coordinator for the Safe Water programme. She pursued a Bachelor of Arts from Utkal University in 2000. READ MORE

Sachin Gurung

Thematic Coordinator - Water Source Sustainability

Sachin Gurung is as a Thematic Coordinator for the Water Source Sustainability programme. His expertise is in livelihood and watershed management. Before joining Gram Vikas, he served as a Project Coordinator in Hill Social Welfare Society, Kalimpong, as Coordinator in Kalimpong Krishak Kalyan Sangathan, and as Junior Coordinator for the Integrated Tribal Development Programme in Tumba, Ganjam district, in Gram Vikas. READ MORE

Sanjay Kumar Baral

Thematic Coordinator - Farm Livelihoods

Sanjay Kumar Baral is a Thematic Coordinator for Farm Livelihoods initiatives at Gram Vikas. Earlier, he has worked with CTxGreen as Supervisor in agriculture livelihoods. He completed Bachelor of Arts from Utkal University in 1997. READ MORE

Santosh Kumar Patra

Thematic Coordinator - Village Institutions and Convergence

Santosh Kumar Patra is working as a Thematic Coordinator for Village Institutions & Convergence programme. He has close to two decades of experience working with rural communities in Odisha and Jharkhand. His expertise includes community motivation, and construction. He pursued Master of Arts from Berhampur University in 1998. READ MORE

Sarita Majhi

Field Expert - Farm Livelihoods

Sarita Majhi is a Field Expert for Farm Livelihoods. She completed Matriculation from Government High School, Gunupur in 2019. READ MORE

Saroj Porichha

Senior Divisional Coordinator

Saroj Porichha is a Senior Divisional Coordinator. In his 24 years with us, he has served in the tribal pockets of Gajapati promoting holistic development initiatives. READ MORE

Shivtahal Singh

Supervisor

Shivtahal Singh is a Supervisor with Gram Vikas. READ MORE

Sibaram Sahu

Thematic Coordinator - Village Institutions and Convergence

Sibaram Sahu a Thematic Coordinator for Village Institutions and Convergence programme. His expertise includes strengthening village institutions, women empowerment, income generation activities, water and sanitation, and government fund mobilisation. READ MORE

Sitaram Mohanty

Thematic Coordinator - WATSAN Infrastructure

Sitaram Mohanty is a Thematic Coordinator for WATSAN Infrastructure. He completed Bachelor of Arts from Berhampur University. READ MORE

Somanath Majhi

Field Expert - Smart Community

Somanath Majhi is a Field Expert for Smart Community project. He completed his Matriculation from Gram Vikas Residential School, Kankia in 2017. READ MORE

Sombra Sabar

Field Expert - WASH Behaviour

Sombra Sabar is a Field Expert for WASH Behaviour programmes. READ MORE

Subin Das

Thematic Coordinator - WATSAN Infrastructure

Subin Das is a Thematic Coordinator for WATSAN Infrastructure at Gram Vikas. His expertise includes community mobilisation and construction of WATSAN Infrastructure. READ MORE

Sudhansu Sekhar Rath

Field Expert - Water Quality Management

Sudhansu Sekhar Rath is working as a Field Expert for Water Quality Management programme. Before joining Gram Vikas, he worked in People’s Rural Education Movement (PREM) for 12 years on health, education, and livelihood programmes. He pursued Bachelor of Arts in Sanskrit from Puri University in 1997. READ MORE

Sujit Swain

Field Expert - Water Resource Technology Group

Sujit Swain is a Field Expert for Water Resource Technology Group. He supports work on spring shed. He completed Intermediate in Commerce from Chidananda Saraswati (Junior) Mahabidyalaya, Bamokoi, in 2010. READ MORE

Sukadev Swain

Thematic Coordinator - WATSAN Infrastructure

Sukadev Swain is a Thematic Coordinator for WATSAN Infrastructure. He pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree from IGNOU in 2012. Before joining Gram Vikas, he worked in Aradhana Foods and Goods Private Limited, Hyderabad as a Production In-charge and Assistant Security Officer. READ MORE

Sumati Devi

Field Expert - WASH Behaviour

Sumati Devi is a Field Expert for WASH Behaviour programme. She is responsible for creating awareness on water, sanitation and hygiene behaviour at household levels. She has experience working with rural communities and especially women groups in Jharkhand. READ MORE

Sunthani Gamango

Field Expert - Sanitation & Hygiene

Sunthani Gamango is working as a Field Expert for the Sanitation and Hygiene programme. READ MORE

Suresh Chandra Barik

Senior Divisional Coordinator

Suresh Chandra Barik is working as a Senior Divisional Coordinator at Gram Vikas. He has 28 years of experience working with rural communities. He has experience in facilitating training on leadership development, gender advocacy, Forest Rights Act, livelihoods and pro-poor development legislation. READ MORE

Susanta Kumar Pradhan

Thematic Coordinator - WATSAN Infrastructure

Susanta Kumar Pradhan is the Thematic Coordinator for WATSAN Infrastructure at Gram Vikas. His expertise includes community mobilisation and water & sanitation. He holds a Master in Social Work degree from Binayak Mission University in 2009. READ MORE

Swapnasarita Moharana

Field Expert - Sanitation & Hygiene

Swapnasarita Moharana has been working as a Field Expert for Sanitation & Hygiene programme at Gram Vikas. She has good community mobilisation skills. She pursued a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Devi Kandal Nityananda College, Eranch in 2009. READ MORE

Thomas Sunil K

Young Management Trainee

Thomas Sunil K is working as a Young Management Trainee at Gram Vikas. He is in the Village Institution Accountability Team and Village Institution Cadre Development Team. READ MORE

Trilochan Jena

Senior Divisional Coordinator

Trilochan Jena is a Senior Divisional Coordinator at Gram Vikas. As a Project Coordinator, he has been part of projects like Odisha Disaster Recovery Project in Ganjam district, PoWER project in Rayagada district and was into government liaison and resource mobilisation for some time. READ MORE

Trinath Pradhan

Thematic Coordinator - Water Source Sustainability

Trinath Pradhan is working as a Thematic Coordinator for Water Source Sustainability programme at Gram Vikas. His expertise is in community mobilisation. He passed Matriculation from Project High School, Kolab Nagar in 1984. READ MORE

Tushar Kanta Behura

Village Coordinator

Tushar Kanta Behura is a Village Coordinator for Holistic Rural Development Project in Nayagarh. He pursued Master of Social Work from Utkal University of Culture, Bhubaneswar. READ MORE

Varun Namineni

Junior Manager

Varun Namineni is a Junior Manager with Gram Vikas. He pursued Master of Arts in Development from Azim Premji University in 2019 and Bachelor of Arts in Social Science from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Tuljapur. His key skills are in field work and research. READ MORE

Programme Support

Ajaya Kumar Behera

Multimedia Expert, Documentation & Communications

Ajaya Kumar Behera is a social documentary photographer with more than 15 years of experience. A prolific photographer, Ajaya's work has been featured in National Geographic Traveller India, Lonely Planet India, and LensCulture. His work has also been featured by India Development Review, Niti Ayog, The Laxmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University, Youth Ki Awaaz, among others. READ MORE

Apriya Maharana

Programme Technician

Apriya Maharana is a Technician responsible for electrical installations in the Gram Vikas, Mohuda, campus. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Utkal University. READ MORE

Babula Das

Technician

Babula Das is a Technician in the Gram Vikas, Mohuda, campus. He has been with us since the last 31 years. READ MORE

Bhagya Laxmi Puhan

Engineer

Bhagya Laxmi Puhan joined Gram Vikas in 2018 as an Engineer. She completed her Diploma in Civil Engineering from Ramarani Institute of Technology, Balasore in 2013. She has experience working on engineering plans and designs through AutoCAD and QGIS. READ MORE

Chandrika Patnaik

Junior Manager - Documentation

Chandrika Patnaik is the Junior Manager - Documentation at Gram Vikas. She manages content production and documentation. She holds a Post Graduate degree in Russian Civilization, Language and Literature from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. READ MORE

Debasish Mohapatra

Expert Engineer

Debasish Mohapatra is an Expert Engineer in the Water Quality team at Gram Vikas. READ MORE

Duryodhan Barik

Programme Technician

Duryodhan Barik is a Programme Technician at Gram Vikas. He looks after the maintenance of the piped water supply systems. READ MORE

Gajendra Giri

Programme Technician

Gajendra Giri has been working with us for over 35 years now. He is a Programme Technician looking after the maintenance of piped water supply systems. READ MORE

Jaison Jose Thomas

Junior Manager

Jaison Jose Thomas is a Junior Manager in the Documentation and Communications team. He leads on our work in the Community Media Cell, coordinates content production and oversees capacity building of staff and community partners in audio-visual communication. READ MORE

Kalu Shankar Pani

Programme Technician

Kalu Shankar Pani has been working as a Programme Technician at Gram Vikas since 2016. He has 12 years of experience in the electrical and plumbing field. For three years, he worked in Akhandalamani Electrical Construction, two-plus years in Tata Steel (Aluminum Plant) in Visakhapatnam, one and half years in Rourkela Steel Plant. READ MORE

N Dibya Alok

Coordinator - Documentation

N Dibya Alok is a Coordinator in the Documentation and Communications team at Gram Vikas. He manages the website, social media, communications databases, content production and crowdfunding campaign outreach. He holds a Bachelor in Commerce from Sambalpur University in 2013. READ MORE

Premananda Nayak

Engineer

Premananda Nayak is an Engineer with Gram Vikas. He pursued Bachelors of Technology in Civil Engineering from Subas Institute of Technology in 2015. He served one year as a Junior Engineer in Intach Conservation Institute. His expertise includes Construction. READ MORE

Roshi Soni

Thematic Coordinator - PMDC

Roshi Soni is a Thematic Coordinator - PMDC. READ MORE

Rufus Sunny

Junior Manager - Community Media Cell

Rufus Sunny is a Junior Manager in the Documentation and Communications team at Gram Vikas. He co-anchors the work on Community Media Cell, produces videos for community education, and external communications on Gram Vikas. His expertise is in multimedia production. READ MORE

Sibani Choudhury

Engineer

Sibani Choudhury is an Engineer at Gram Vikas. She undertakes estimates, site supervision for construction work, drawing in AutoCAD, and government liaising. She pursued Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering from Kalam Institute of Technology in 2015. READ MORE

Simanchal Polai

Programme Technician

Simanchal Polai has been with Gram Vikas for 29 years. He is working as a Programme Technician and supports us in fittings and plumbing for the piped water supply system. READ MORE

Soumya Ranjan Mohanty

Engineer

Soumya Ranjan Mohanty is an Engineer at Gram Vikas. He has experience in construction supervision, preparing estimates, Bill Of Quantities, designs and drawings using AutoCAD. He has Diploma in Civil Engineering from Nalanda Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar. READ MORE

Srilata Kumari Satapathy

Senior Engineer

Srilata Kumari Satapathy is a Senior Engineer at Gram Vikas. Her expertise includes construction supervision, preparing estimates, Bill of Quantities, designs, and drawings using AutoCAD. READ MORE

Subhasmita Biswal

Team Leader - PMDC

Subhasmita Biswal is working as a Team Leader - PMDC at Gram Vikas. She has experience in documentation and coordinating surveys. READ MORE

Subhransu Sekhar Sahu

Engineer

Subhransu Sekhar Sahu is an Engineer at Gram Vikas. He inspects the construction work of the rural water supply systems, prepares estimates, bill of quantities and final bill of the structure. He holds a Master of Technology in Structural Engineering from Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University and has a Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering. READ MORE

Finance & Accounts

A Bishnu Padhan

Accounts & Administration Supervisor

A. Bishnu Padhan joined us in 2014 and is the Accounts and Administration Supervisor at Gram Vikas. He has a Masters in Commerce (Accounting) from Berhampur University, Masters in Business Administration (Finance) from D.D Autonomous College, Keonjhar, and is now pursuing his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Lajpat Rai Law College in Sambalpur. READ MORE

Ajit Kumar Raut

Cluster Accountant

Ajit Kumar Raut is an Accountant with Gram Vikas. An expert in Tally software, he has an MBA in Finance & Accounts from Berhampur University. Additionally, he has an M.A. in Odia from Government Autonomous College, Bhawanipatna, and MSW from Allahabad University. READ MORE

Arabinda Satapathy

Compliance Coordinator

Arabinda Satapathy is a Compliance Coordinator at Gram Vikas. He is an expert in accounting, ROC filing, GST filing and assessment, FCRA work, and Income Tax filing and assessments. READ MORE

Chitta Ranjan Mohapatra

Cluster Accountant

Chitta Ranjan Mohapatra is the Cluster Accountant at Gram Vikas. Before Gram Vikas, he worked with MKPS & Associates as an Internal Auditor for 12 years. He completed Bachelor of Commerce from Utkal University in 2006. READ MORE

G Sagar Choudhury

Budget Coordinator

G Sagar Choudhury joined us in 2014 and works as a Budget Coordinator at Gram Vikas. He has managed project accounts, organisation accounts and now manages budgeting of projects and programmes in consultation with the Management Team. He holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from Amity Global Business School, Bhubaneswar in 2014. READ MORE

Mohesh Pattanayak

Accounts and Administration Supervisor

Mohesh Pattanayak is an Accounts and Administration Supervisor. He completed Bachelor of Commerce from North Odisha University in 2015. He has experience in accounts and bookkeeping of projects. READ MORE

Neelamadhaba Patro

Accounts and Administration Supervisor

Neelamadhaba Patro is Accounts and Administration Supervisor at Gram Vikas. He pursued a Master of Commerce from Berhampur University in 2018. Before joining Gram Vikas, he was working in Nilachala Pharma as an Accountant. READ MORE

Niranjan Sahu

Accounts and Administration Supervisor

Niranjan Sahu is an Accounts and Administration Supervisor at Gram Vikas. He has served in OTELP Plus and ITDP projects in Thuamul Rampur block of Kalahandi district, School Sanitation project in Nayagarh district and is now managing accounts and administration in Koinpur in Gajapati district. READ MORE

Prabhat Kumar Pattnaik

Senior Accountant

Prabhat Kumar Pattnaik is the Senior Accountant at Gram Vikas. He has 23 years of experience in managing project and head office accounts at Gram Vikas. He holds a Master of Commerce from Berhampur University. READ MORE

Purna Chandra Panda

Accounts and Administration Supervisor

Purna Chandra Panda is the Accounts and Administration Supervisor. He has in the past worked in Livolink Foundation as an Accounts Assistant cum Admin. READ MORE

Rabi Narayan Mishra

Accountant for Head Office Accounts

Rabi Narayan Mishra works as an Accountant for Head Office Accounts at Gram Vikas. In the past, he has worked in Dinshaw’s, Bhubaneswar as an accountant. He completed Bachelor in Commerce from Sadhu Goureswar College, Kanikapada. READ MORE

Rajendra Jena

Accountant for Head Office Accounts

Rajendra Jena is an Accountant in the Gram Vikas Head Office accounts department. He served six years as an Accountant in Centurion University, Bhubaneswar. He pursued Master of Business Administration from North Orissa University in 2008. He also has been certified with ‘O’ Level from DOEACC in computer courses. READ MORE

Rajib Lochan Mohapatra

Cluster Accountant

Rajib Lochan Mohapatra has joined Gram Vikas in 2017 and is working as a Cluster Accountant. He manages accounts and bookkeeping projects and programmes. READ MORE

Sunil Kumar Jena

Cluster Accountant

Sunil Kumar Jena has been working as a Cluster Accountant at Gram Vikas. He manages the project accounts and bookkeeping. He pursued Bachelor of Commerce from Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja College, Bhanjanagar, passed in 2000. READ MORE

Taraka Nath Padhy

Accounts and Administration Supervisor

Taraka Nath Padhy is working as an Accounts and Administration Supervisor at Gram Vikas. He manages the project books of Accounts. His expertise is in accounts and Tally. READ MORE

Administrative Support

Ajoy Kumar Baral

Artist

Ajoy Kumar Baral is an artist and manages the Art Section overseeing the production of painted or screen-printed information materials. He has been with Gram Vikas for more than 29 years. READ MORE

Aleyamma Pallathu Mathew

Campus Superintendent

Aleyamma Pallathu Mathew is the Campus Superintendent of the Gram Vikas campus in Mohuda, Ganjam. She looks after the administration, facility and fleet. Earlier, she was the In-charge of IT services in Gram Vikas. She has been with Gram Vikas for more than 33 years. READ MORE

Bapini Das

Night Watchman

Bapini Das joined us in 2017 as the Night Watchman in the Gram Vikas, Mohuda, campus. READ MORE

Bidhan Chandra Dash

Driver

Bidhan Chandra Dash is working as a Driver and has been with Gram Vikas for 33 years. He serves guests and staff in mobility. He has completed his Bachelor of Arts from Bhanja Vihar, Berhampur in 1985. READ MORE

Hara Prasad Parida

IT Coordinator

Hara Prasad Parida is the IT Coordinator at Gram Vikas. He is a Cisco Certified Network Associate from HINTS, Bhubaneswar. He served two years as Field Service Engineer in MAACH Computer Clinic in Bhubaneswar prior to joining at Gram Vikas. READ MORE

J Sandhya Rani

Coordinator - HR & Coordinator - ED Office

J Sandhya Rani is a Coordinator for Human Resources and the Office of the Executive Director. She has a Diploma in Architecture from Women's Polytechnic College, Bhubaneswar. READ MORE

John Paul Khujur

Driver

John Paul Khujur has been working as a Driver at Gram Vikas for 23 years now. READ MORE

Jyoti Prasanna Singh

Office Assistant

Jyoti Prasanna Singh is the Secretary to Joe Madiath, Chairman of Gram Vikas. He has been with Gram Vikas for 12 years. He has extensive experience in planning, monitoring and documentation and has also worked on water and sanitation, livelihood projects between 2008 and 2013. READ MORE

Krushna Chandra Panda

Vehicle Fleet in-charge cum Driver

Krushna Chandra Panda is the Vehicle Fleet In-charge and Driver at Gram Vikas. He has 22 years of experience in driving and vehicle mechanical supervision. READ MORE

Lipika Verma

Coordinator - Monitoring & Coordinator - ED Office

Lipika Verma is the Coordinator - Monitoring and Executive Director’s Office at Gram Vikas. Before joining Gram Vikas, she has worked as READ MORE

Mukta Bewa

Campus Caretaker

Mukta Bewa is the Office Support Staff taking care of the Gram Vikas office and campus in Kumdabahal in Kalahandi district. READ MORE

Nilambar Dash

Driver cum Store In-Charge

Nilambar Dash has 25 years of driving experience. He joined Gram Vikas in 2004 and is now Driver and Store In-Charge at Gram Vikas campus in Mohuda. READ MORE

Norbert Soreng

Facilities Coordinator cum Driver

Norbert Soreng has 31 years of driving experience. He is now the Facilities Coordinator and Driver looking after the stock keeping and maintenance of the campus in Ghumusur. READ MORE

Prakash Chandra Panigrahi

Driver

Prakash Chandra Panigrahi has been working with Gram Vikas as a Driver for 31 years. READ MORE

Pramod Kumar Das

Driver

Pramod Kumar Das has been working as a Driver at Gram Vikas for 14 years. He completed Intermediate from Udaya Pratap Science College, Ramagiri in 1998. READ MORE

Rabindra Kumar Padhi

Stores Coordinator

Rabindra Kumar Padhi is a Stores Coordinator and has been with Gram Vikas for 33 years. READ MORE

Rabindra Kumar Parhi

Procurement Coordinator

Rabindra Kumar Parhi is the Procurement Coordinator responsible for all the procurements of goods and services at Gram Vikas. He has been with us for 33 years and has worked in the integrated tribal development programme, and documentation of projects and programmes. READ MORE

Rajendra Kumar Tripathy

Gatekeeper

Rajendra Kumar Tripathy has been working at Gram Vikas as a Gatekeeper since 2013. He ensures security in the main entrance at Gram Vikas campus in Mohuda. READ MORE

Shyam Nayak

Campus Caretaker

Shyam Nayak has been with Gram Vikas for 32 years. He works as a Campus Caretaker. READ MORE

Simanchal Sadangi

Driver

Simanchal Sadangi has been working as a Driver at Gram Vikas. He has been with us for more than 30 years. He has completed his studies up to Class 9. READ MORE

Sumant Kumar Biswal

Facility Coordinator

Sumant Kumar Biswal is the Facility Coordinator at Gram Vikas. He looks after the accommodation, fleet, guest relation, catering, cleaning, parking, security, and maintenance of the buildings in the Administrative Office, Bhubaneswar. His expertise is in hospitality management. READ MORE

Tuna Das

Campus Caretaker

Tuna Das has been working for 20 years now with Gram Vikas. He is serving as a Campus Caretaker. READ MORE

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