EDUCATION

 

  • MPA : Columbia University SIPA, NY, USA
  • MBA : Xavier School of Management, Jharkhand, India
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING : Rajiv Gandhi Technological University, MP, India

SKILLS

  • Technical: STATA, SPSS, ArcGIS, Tableau, Visio, Carto DB, Microsoft Office
  • Business Development: Stakeholder engagement, Negotiation, Proposal and Grant writing
  • Program Design: Research design, Drafting survey instruments, Monitoring and evaluation
  • Publication: National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), Facility Survey under (DLHS-4)
  • Awards: Syntel S’prayas Leadership, HULTZ prize runner-up, AMEX Outstanding Quality
  • Supporting Faculty: Centre for Good Governance, Jan Abhiyan Parishad, Muktangan, MLB,
  • Certification: Decentralized Planning (UNDP), CSQA Quality Specialist, LOMA Health Insurance
  • Voluntary Work: Board of Director (BSSS), SIPA Brand Ambassador, Fund raising ‘Swadhar
  • Language: Native: English and Hindi | Speaking: Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil and Spanish

WORK

Global development professional, MPA/MBA with strong background in program management ; Experienced in program evaluation, policy research, and management of up to 50 staff and budgets close to $1m; work experience at UN agencies, Nonprofits, Private sector companies;

  • Graduate Consultant Communication for Development : United Nations, UNICEF, NY, USA
  • Research Associate, Millennium Village Project [MVP] : Columbia Earth Institute, NY, USA
  • Policy Analyst, UNREACH : World Food Program[WFP], Yangon, Myanmar 
  • Program Manager: Indian Institute of Development Management (IIDM) [IIDM], Bhopal, India
    • Designed and supervised a variety of projects from inception to execution for multiple clients.
    • Increased potential annual savings by 326 million INR for state government of MP via revising supply chain of Public Distribution System and enhanced food security in the state.
    • Led large scale demographic survey such as Annual Health Survey (10,048 Households) and Facility Survey under DLHS-4 (2,475 health institutions) for Government of India.
    • Supervised need based capacity building of 134 NGO’s in partnership with National Aids Control Organization (NACO) leading to 1387 training's for five experience levels.
    • Influenced behavior change action plan for ‘complementary feeding’ to eradicate malnutrition in the state of MP in partnership with UNICEF and Ministry of Women and Child welfare.
  • Business Analyst : Syntel Ltd [link], Pune, India | Phoenix, USA  
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