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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:
Dean Spears, Executive Director r.i.c.e., Development Economist
Prof. Ram Takwale, Ex Vice Chancellor University of Pune, YCMOU, IGNOU
Dr. Dileep Mavlankar, Director, IIPH, Gandhinagar
Usha Rane, Director, PRATHAM
Dr. Anand Karandikar, Ex Director, Metric Consultancy
Dr. Milind Bokil, Author and Social Scientist
Vishwambhar Choudhary, Social Activist
Dr. Ramesh Panse, Founder and Trustee, Grammangal
Vijay Anna Borade, Water Expert
Sanjay Patil, Agriculture Researcher, BAIF
Devaji Tofa, Tribal Activist, Mendha Lekha
Devaji Pada, Tribal Activist, Kondawahi
Chandrashekhar Dharmadhikari, Retd. Justice, High Court of Bombay
Kumar Ketkar, Journalist and Ex Editor, Loksatta, Lokmat, Maharashtra Times
Ashok Bhargav, Founder, Nirog
Sunil Sukathankar, Filmmaker
Ashwini Kulkarni, Pragati Abhiyan
Milind Murugkar, Social Activist
Ashok Bang, Chetana Vikas
Niranjana Maru, Chetana Vikas
Dr. Tarak Kate, Dharamitra
Dr. Ravindra Rukmini Pandharinath, Dharamitra
Shyam Manav, Akhil Bhartiya Andhashraddha Nirmulan Samitee
Paromita Goswami, Social Activist, Shramik Elgaar
Mukta Puntambekar, Executive Director, Muktangan
Prof. Shrinivas Khandewale, Economist and Activist
Nanda Khare, Author
Vidyagauri Khare, Author
Arun Deshpande, Environmental Activist
Sumangala Deshpande, Environmental Activist
Dr. Suhas Kulkarni, Director, Unique Features
Makarand Karkare, Vice President, Sure Prep
Pradeep Lokhande, Founder, Rural Relations
Amit Ranade, MKCL
Raja Deshpande, Director, Yerala Project Society
Dr. Yogesh Kulkarni, Pabal Vidnyan Ashram
Manish Rajankar, Water Expert
Suresh Sawant, Rationing Kruti Samiti
Dr. Anand Oak, Grammangal
Prof. Shripad Bhalchandra Joshi, Department of Journalism, Nagpur
Tatya Dhanorkar, Agriculture Activist
Dr. Prerana Rane, ISABS
Vikram Bhatt, ISABS
Shridhar Kshirsagar, ISABS
Jyoti Mhapsekar, Stree Mukti Sanghatana
Sharada Sathe, Stree Mukti Sanghatana
Vinay Shetti, Blood Donation Activist
Shrikant Navrekar, Nirmalgram Nirman Kendra
Jaidev Dole, Journalist
Sulabha Subramaniam, Counsellor, Institute for Psychological Health
Dileep Kulkarni, Environmental Activist
Sarika Devendra, PRATHAM
Adv. Asim Sarode, Human Resource Law Network
Shekhar Sathe, Economist
Suresh Pandharipande, Professor of English and Philosophy
Madhukar Khadase, Water Expert
Chandrakant Pandit, Water Expert
Ashwin Paranjpye, Gomukh
Dr. Anand Bang, Tata Trusts
Mahesh Deshmukh, Deputy Director, SEARCH
Tushar Khorgade, Deputy Director, SEARCH
Dr. Yogesh Kalkonde, Public Health Researcher and Neurologist, SEARCH
Dr. Aarti Bang, Consultant Psychiatrist, SEARCH
Dr. Chetanya Malik, Program Lead, Hospital Services, SEARCH
Dr. Shilpa Khanna, Consultant Anesthetist, SEARCH
Mayur Gupta, Muktipath, SEARCH
Santosh Sawalkar, De-Addiction Program, SEARCH
Dnyaneshwar Patil, Team Leader, Life Skills Program, SEARCH
Rajendra Isasare, Life Skills Program, SEARCH
Sunanda Khorgade, Life Skills Program, SEARCH
Venkatesh Iyer, Psychologist, SEARCH
Abhishek Krishna, IAS, Government of India
Ranajit Kumar, IAS, Government of India
Aastik Pandey, IAS, Government of India
Sree Laxmi, IFS, Government of India
Dr. Satish Pawar, Director of Health Services, Govt. of Maharashtra
Dr. Archana Patil, Deputy Director of Health Services, Govt. of Maharashtra
Dr. Shashikant Shambharkar, DHO Gadchiroli
Shekhar Singh, IAS, Government of India
Adv. Lalsu Nogoti, Tribal Activist, Bhamragad
Pravin Khandpasole, Director, DISHA, Amravati
Lakshman Seethuraman, Tata Trusts