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Resource Persons

Resource Persons

Various state, national and international resource persons have contributed in the NIRMAN process by interacting with the participants, sharing their experiences and knowledge about social problems and social change and by providing mentoring inputs. The list includes:
Sr No. Name
1 Dr. Abhay Bang, Director, SEARCH
2 Dr. Rani Bang, Co-Director, SEARCH
3 Vivek Sawant, Managing Director, Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited
4 Girish Sohoni, President, BAIF Development and Research Foundation
5 Harish Hande, Founder Director, SELCO
6 Dr. Rajendra Sing, Water Activist, Tarun Bharat Sangh
7 Dr. H. Sudarshan, Karuna Trust
8 Ramchandra Guha, Historian and Scholar
9 Mahesh Elkunchwar, Author and Playwright
10 Dr. Richard Cash, Harvard University
11 Prof. Andrew Lamas, University of Pennsylvania
12 Prof. Kenwyn Smith, University of Pennsylvania
13 Dean Spears, Executive Director r.i.c.e., Development Economist
14 Dr. Shrey Desai, SEWA Rural
15 Dr. K. Srinath Reddy, Director PHFI
16 Dr. Vikram Patel, Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard University
17 Satyajit Bhatkal, Paani Foundation
18 Prof. Ram Takwale, Ex Vice Chancellor University of Pune, YCMOU, IGNOU
19 Dr. Dileep Mavlankar, Director, IIPH, Gandhinagar
20 Prof. Hitesh Bhatt, Director, IRMA (Institute of Rural Management, Anand)
21 Rukmini Banerji, CEO, PRATHAM
22 Usha Rane, Director, PRATHAM
23 Dr. Shekhar Bhojraj, Spine Foundation
24 Makarand Sahasrabuddhe, Program Quality Lead, Oxfam International
25 Dr. Anand Karandikar, Ex Director, Metric Consultancy
26 Dr. Anand Karve, Director, ARTI (Appropriate Rural Technology Institute)
27 Dr. Anand Nadkarni, Director, IPH (Institute for Psychological Health)
28 Dr. Anil Awachat, Director, Muktangan
29 Dr. Milind Bokil, Author and Social Scientist
30 Vishwambhar Choudhary, Social Activist
31 Dr. Ramesh Panse, Founder and Trustee, Grammangal
32 Vijay Jawandhia, Agricultural Activist
33 Vijay Anna Borade, Water Expert
34 Sanjay Patil, Agriculture Researcher, BAIF
35 Devaji Tofa, Tribal Activist, Mendha Lekha
36 Devaji Pada, Tribal Activist, Kondawahi
37 Chandrashekhar Dharmadhikari, Retd. Justice, High Court of Bombay
38 Kumar Ketkar, Journalist and Ex Editor, Loksatta, Lokmat, Maharashtra Times
39 Ashok Bhargav, Founder, Nirog
40 Sumitra Bhave, Filmmaker
41 Sunil Sukathankar, Filmmaker
42 Ashwini Kulkarni, Pragati Abhiyan
43 Milind Murugkar, Social Activist
44 Ashok Bang, Chetana Vikas
45 Niranjana Maru, Chetana Vikas
46 Dr. Tarak Kate, Dharamitra
47 Dr. Ravindra Rukmini Pandharinath, Dharamitra
48 Shyam Manav, Akhil Bhartiya Andhashraddha Nirmulan Samitee
49 Paromita Goswami, Social Activist, Shramik Elgaar
50 Mukta Puntambekar, Executive Director, Muktangan
51 Prof. Shrinivas Khandewale, Economist and Activist
52 Nanda Khare, Author
53 Vidyagauri Khare, Author
54 Arun Deshpande, Environmental Activist
55 Sumangala Deshpande, Environmental Activist
56 Dr. Suhas Kulkarni, Director, Unique Features
57 Makarand Karkare, Vice President, Sure Prep
58 Pradeep Lokhande, Founder, Rural Relations
59 Amit Ranade, MKCL
60 Raja Deshpande, Director, Yerala Project Society
61 Dr. Yogesh Kulkarni, Pabal Vidnyan Ashram
62 Manish Rajankar, Water Expert
63 Suresh Sawant, Rationing Kruti Samiti
64 Dr. Anand Oak, Grammangal
65 Prof. Shripad Bhalchandra Joshi, Department of Journalism, Nagpur
66 Tatya Dhanorkar, Agriculture Activist
67 Dr. Prerana Rane, ISABS
68 Vikram Bhatt, ISABS
69 Shridhar Kshirsagar, ISABS
70 Jyoti Mhapsekar, Stree Mukti Sanghatana
71 Sharada Sathe, Stree Mukti Sanghatana
72 Vinay Shetti, Blood Donation Activist
73 Shrikant Navrekar, Nirmalgram Nirman Kendra
74 Jaidev Dole, Journalist
75 Sulabha Subramaniam, Counsellor, Institute for Psychological Health
76 Dileep Kulkarni, Environmental Activist
77 Sarika Devendra, PRATHAM
78 Adv. Asim Sarode, Human Resource Law Network
79 Shekhar Sathe, Economist
80 Suresh Pandharipande, Professor of English and Philosophy
81 Madhukar Khadase, Water Expert
82 Chandrakant Pandit, Water Expert
83 Ashwin Paranjpye, Gomukh
84 Dr. Anand Bang, Tata Trusts
85 Mahesh Deshmukh, Deputy Director, SEARCH
86 Tushar Khorgade, Deputy Director, SEARCH
87 Dr. Yogesh Kalkonde, Public Health Researcher and Neurologist, SEARCH
88 Dr. Aarti Bang, Consultant Psychiatrist, SEARCH
89 Dr. Chetanya Malik, Program Lead, Hospital Services, SEARCH
90 Dr. Shilpa Khanna, Consultant Anesthetist, SEARCH
91 Mayur Gupta, Muktipath, SEARCH
92 Santosh Sawalkar, De-Addiction Program, SEARCH
93 Dnyaneshwar Patil, Team Leader, Life Skills Program, SEARCH
94 Rajendra Isasare, Life Skills Program, SEARCH
95 Sunanda Khorgade, Life Skills Program, SEARCH
96 Venkatesh Iyer, Psychologist, SEARCH
97 Abhishek Krishna, IAS, Government of India
98 Ranajit Kumar, IAS, Government of India
99 Aastik Pandey, IAS, Government of India
100 Sree Laxmi, IFS, Government of India
101 Dr. Satish Pawar, Director of Health Services, Govt. of Maharashtra
102 Dr. Archana Patil, Deputy Director of Health Services, Govt. of Maharashtra
103 Dr. Shashikant Shambharkar, DHO Gadchiroli
104 Nilesh Nimkar, Director, QUEST