Management Team

Meenakshi Batra

Meenakshi Batra is a seasoned and widely recognized professional with over 24 years' experience in international development, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and not-for-profit sector. Her skills include a wide range of development sector approaches, institutional donor programme management, organizational development, budget and strategic planning. Meenakshi…Read More »

Anish Sengupta

Anish has over 12 years of experience in the space of social development initiatives managing projects, research and communication profiles, commissioning impact assessment studies, anchoring Sustainability Audits of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects and managing knowledge management roles. With an academic background of M.Sc. in…Read More »

Ashish Dhar Raina

Ashish comes with a diversified experience of over 11 years in CSR Fundraising, Business Excellence, Internal Audits and Project Management. He has served different organisations both social enterprise and corporate. He holds a Diploma in General Management from IIM Calcutta and BE from Jammu University.…Read More »

Avijeet Kumar

Avijeet is Director at CAF India. He joined the organisation in the year 2009.He is a graduate in Sociology from Delhi University (Rank 2nd) and was a National Scholar in the Department of Sociology , Delhi School of Economics and went on to do an…Read More »

Dr. Bhawna Anjaly

Dr. Bhawna Anjaly is working as Sr. Manager in Knowledge Advisory division of CAF. She has a PhD in Social Entrepreneurship from the University of Mysore and PGDM (Marketing) from BIMTECH. Her 11+ years of work experience has been a mix of academics and the…Read More »

Degal Dharma

Dharma is a social development professional with two decades of experience working with CSR, trust and NGOs in India. He led large scale projects on Health & Nutrition, Water and Sanitation, Education, Skill development, Social marketing & Social franchising projects supported by Government of India,…Read More »

Gurpreet Bhatia

Gurpreet K Bhatia is a communications and partnerships professional with over 10 years of experience in the field of strategic communications, donor engagement, strategic partnerships and proposal writing, working in a cross-cultural global environment. Before joining CAF India, she has worked with organisations like International…Read More »

Kartik Ayer

S.Kartik Ayer has development experience in Asia while working across sectors for non-governmental organisations, international donor agencies and for profit corporate conglomerates. A management professional by training, he specializes in innovations promoting engagement with donors for furthering social investments and designing volunteering programs and resource…Read More »

Krishan Nayan

Krishan Nayan is a seasoned professional in the technology and digital domain. He joined CAF India in 2016 as the Deputy Head, Digital. An electronics and communications engineer by erudition, he has over 12 years of experience in handling campaigns. He is adept at Search…Read More »

Namrata Jaitili

Dr. Namrata Jaitli is Head , Programmes at Charities Aid Foundation, India since April 2014 . Prior to that she was Deputy Director in Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), an international Centre for Learning and Promotion of participation and democratic governance. She has…Read More »

Naresh Kumar Gupta

Naresh Kumar Gupta joined CAF India as Officer - Advisory in February, 2016. He has done his M.Phil in Political Science from the University of Delhi. His areas of research and interest are child rights, child labour and child development.Read More »

Radhika Ralhan

Radhika Ralhan is a Sociologist and a University Gold Medalist, she holds an M. Phil in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics. She developed her expertise in the realm of sustainability by commencing her professional career with the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Delhi for…Read More »

Dr. Rajesh Tandon

A Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA and an electronics engineer (IIT, Kanpur) with a graduation in management (IIM, Calcutta), Dr Rajesh Tandon is the reason why CAF India exists. An internationally acclaimed leader and practitioner of participatory research and development. He founded…Read More »

rani vibhushita

Rani Vibhushita is a communication professional with over eight years’ experience of providing communication and information distribution services in various industries. She has worked closely with various organisations like Water,Sanitation and Hygiene Institute (WASH INSTITUTE),SEEDS INDIA, National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy Research (NIAP),Patna…Read More »

Sabita Parida

Sabita Parida is a development professional, with expertise in working on women and agriculture issues for the last 12 years. A trained agriculturist, she started her career as a development practitioner with PRADAN (Professional Assistance for Development Action) NGO, where she worked in Jharkhand and…Read More »

Samrat Paul

Samrat Paul is a seasoned professional in Communication and Public Relations, with more than 10 years of experience in the field of print and electronic media, public relations and corporate communications. At CAF India, he is engaged in conceptualising, developing and implementing communication strategies and…Read More »

Sangeeta S. Thakral

Sangeeta Thakral is a communication and marketing specialist with more than 11 years of experience in the field of branding, communication, social media campaigns and training delivery with an extensive experience of working in a cross-cultural global environment. Before joining CAF India Sangeeta managed several…Read More »

Sasmita Mahapatra

Sasmita is Manager- Programmes with CAF India. She has served in diffèrent capacities at the local, state and national levels in the development sector for 18 years, with organizations like Caritas India, UNICEF, Indo-Global Social Service Society (IGSSS), Micronutrient Initiative, Reach to Teach and also…Read More »

Shivani Singh

Shivani is a seasoned development professional with over 11 years of experience in the sector. After completing her Bachelors in Social Work from Delhi University and Masters in Social Work from the prestigious Nirmal Niketan College of Social Work, Mumbai University, she started her career,…Read More »

Sujit Sahu

Sujit Kumar Sahu is a programme management professional with more than 13 years of experience in development sector working in National and International organisations. He is keenly interested in and holds professional experience in Grants Advisory, Programme Management, M&E, Teaching and Training. Most of his…Read More »

Sumit Bhukania

Sumit Bhukania is Manager, Programmes – Marketing and Communication at CAF India. He has more than 9 years of experience in Education and Social Development Sector in the field of donor engagement, program management, strategic planning & communications, proposal writing and liasoning across cultural global…Read More »

Udaya Agarwal

With an academic background in Rural Management from the Xavier Institute of Social Services (XISS, Ranchi), Udaya brings 17 years of social sector experience where she closely worked with various government and international NGO’s on health and education issues. As a Program Manager at CAF…Read More »

Vani Nigam

Vani is pursuing B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) from Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (VIPS), Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. She is a voracious reader, debater, public speaker, an avid writer and is profoundly interested in research. She is currently interning with CAF India.Read More »

vanya sinha

Vanya has an academic background in Rural Management from Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) and has an experience of over 14 years working in social sector as well as commercial organisations. She has closely worked on the issues of education, financial inclusion and women…Read More »

Vinod Pandey

Mr Vinod Pandey is a Team leader, Programs at Charities Aid Foundation, India since 26 May, 2015. Previously he was a development management fellow from TATA-DHAN Academy (TDA) with specialization in Natural Resource Management and Development communications. He has a Masters in Entrepreneurship degree from…Read More »

Zishan Shah

Zishan is a seasoned socioeconomic development professional with over 13 years of global experience in creating collaborative, innovative, and sustainable projects on capacity development of rural, urban, and tribal communities, skills development of youth and adults, natural resource development, assessment of gaps in policies and…Read More »

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