Udyogini Team

Mr. Arvind Kumar Malik

CEO
Arvind has a degree in Forestry Science from Pantnagar Agriculture University and advanced training in human rights. He has over 20 years of experience in the development sector working with some leading national and international NGOs. He spent two and half years as Regional Rural Development Manager, Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan between 2011 to 2013. Arvind was recognized as Ford Fellow in 2015, a global fellowship organized by Ford Motor Company and 92 Street Y, USA.

Manvendra Singh

Regional Program Manager
Manvendra Singh is an agriculture postgraduate and having 17years of experience that helped him gaining insights on sustainable development, Natural resource Management, community need based program design, participatory planning and livelihoods and its promotion. Along with the aforesaid it also helped him delve into community-based organisations and market led interventions to sustain them.
He is an enthusiastic social worker, self-motivated leader with hands on experience in addressing community issues & developing community-based programmes entailing assessing new project proposals, arranging for financial support and developing the project operations.

Ms. Meeshu Gupta

Senior Manager, MEL

Meeshu holds professional degree in Development Studies from Ambedkar University, Delhi. She has 4.5 years experience of development field. She is working with Udyogini as Manager, MEL since June 2017. Her areas of interest are Baseline Studies, Project Evaluations and Socio-economic research to find solutions of rural/urban problems.

Raj Kumar Burman

Program Manager
Development professional with 11 years of experience in diversified activities in development sector – SHG Institution building, Livelihood Programs, Women Empowerment, Integrated Natural Resource Management, Adult Functional literacy, Rights and Entitlement, Micro- enterprise and value chain. He has experience in managing different projects. He has done two masters in Anthropology and Population sciences.

Vikash Kumar Sharma

Finance Manager
Vikash is a Chartered Accountant candidate and is ranked 24th in the All India Rank, based on his CA-PCE exam conducted by ICAI. With a bachelor degree in Commerce and a Masters candidate in the same field, Vikash has more than 7 years of experience in various sectors, such as Government, Banking, Business and Development.

Vaibhav Kumar Singh

Operations Manager
Development professional with 11 years of experience in diversified activities in development sector – Holistic Rural Development, Community based organization, SHG Institution building, Livelihood Programs, Micro- enterprises. He has experience in managing different projects in varied Geographies like Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Bundelkhand with Government, Corporate and NGO’s. He has done Masters in Rural Development.

Pawan Vaishnav

State Program Manager
Pawan is Post Graduate in Economics having 16 years of experience in the domain of micro enterprise, livelihood and trainings. He specializes in program management & handling multi-lateral and bi-lateral projects that are implemented in rural areas. He has strong field knowledge and deep understanding of developmental issues

Arun Adhikari

Operations Manager
Arun Adhikari is Operations Manager with almost 7 years of experience in Rural Development including 4 years with state government. Community Mobilization, Natural Resource Management, Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation, and Knowledge Management are some of my core skills. He has experience of working with the Tribals of Dangs, and diverse field areas from Mountains of Uttarakhand to Cold Deserts of Ladakh. Arun is a horticulture graduate from GBPUA&T, Pantnagar and masters (ICT in Agriculture & Rural Development) from DAIICT, Gandhinagar”