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Dr. Sunil Kaul, Founder Trustee who is currently the Managing Trustee and also CEO (based in the ant’s campus in Rowmari) – A public health doctor who has consulted on malaria, T.B , Maternal and Child Health and other public health issues with national & international agencies; has over 10 years experience in the Army as a medical doctor and associated with Development Sector for over 25 years.

Mr Jyoti Basumatary, Trustee (Rowmari, Assam) – Head of Department of Bodo in Bongaigaon College, Bodo writer & thinker; works in various capacities with a number of community based organizations.

Ms. Enakshi Dutta, Trustee (Guwahati) – Studied finance and management, has worked with CAPART for some years. Executive Director of CRS (Catholic Relief Services), Guwahati Regional Office for many years and currently, freelancing to support NGOs and working as a full time mother to her 5 year old child.

Mr.V.K Madhavan, Trustee (New Delhi) – Ex-Executive Director, CHIRAG, a large voluntary organisation working in many districts in the Himalayan State of Uttarakhand; Madhavan is now based in Delhi and works for vocational education and employment of youth; has experience of working in senior positions in NGOs for 21 years; consultant for national and international NGOs.

Mr. Debojit Brahma, Trustee (Rowmari, Chirang) – A printer & publisher by profession; Debojit also heads the Bodo Cultural Association; he has also translated and printed a number of books into the Bodo Language.

Ms. Himalini Verma, Trustee (Kolkata) – a design professional from (NID) National Institute of Design, Ahmadabad; she co-founded and is currently the Director of Thoughtshop Foundation, a not-for-profit social communication organisation based in Kolkata. She is skilled at developing innovative, health communication strategies and tools. Her experience covers challenging work with children, youth and women in difficult circumstances.

Mr. Netaji Basumatary, Trustee (Guwahati) – a social work professional who has done his M.A in Social Work Administration from TISS, Mumbai; Netaji hails from the local area of Rowmari. He is currently heading the Northeast Regional Office of Indo-Global Social Service Society, a non-profit organisation implementing development projects and also supporting development NGOs in different parts of India.

One of our founder trustee, Sh. Ravindranath Upadhyay – a Gandhian of repute who worked in Assam for over 50 years – passed away in April 2010. Sh. Upadhyay was the recipient of the Padmashri, one of the highest civilian awards in India.