Navodaya Mission Members (Who have updated data 21.06.2018 here)

Navodaya Mission (Board of Directors)

sumit2Sumit Kumar is an alumnus of IIT Kanpur and Navodayan by heart. He had worked in renowned MNCs. Since his School days, he had been active in mentoring, teaching and career counseling. In his IIT days, he along with few more friends created a vibrant group of Navodayan from different parts of India. The group led several activities for increasing morale of School children, felicitating them for exposure to the technical festival in IIT Kanpur, and teaching them across different Navodaya. He loves helping people, making them independent and capable of leading in their walk of life. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEUmOTRaRLw&t=9s)

4Nishtha Jain, a gold medalist from IIM Kozhikode, is currently working with Amazon India. She worked with NTPC Limited for around three years. By being Group leader of National Service Scheme during her engineering days at NIT Kurukshetra, she has displayed her special inclination towards helping the unprivileged in the society. Moreover, she led a team of volunteers of Navodaya Mission during its initial stage as ‘Prayas Team’ at Rihand Nagar. During her stay at Rihand, she got deeply involved in the lives of poor people, developed empathetic attitude towards slum dwellers and guided tribal children by frequent visits to Sewa Kunj Ashram. She has always been eager to grab opportunities for bringing differences in the lives of needy people whom she meets in her life.

ashishAshish Kumar, an alumnus of FMS, Delhi and a marketer by profession, is passionate to meet people and know about them. From core of heart, he is inclined for the upliftment of society and believes that changes can certainly be brought through education. He actively participated in foundation of “Navodaya Mission”. He supported children of slum areas of Shakti Nagar at Sonebhadra and helped in their overall personality development. Since then he has been actively involved in planning of activities of Navodaya Mission. He always comes up with new ideas of development substantiated by well-laid out plans for execution. At FMS, he undertook project work which involved developing methodology to aware about ill-effects of tobacco on health among common mass and selected Sonebhadra, one of the least developed district of India, as his area of research. He has thrust for doing well for the society and works hard for Navodaya Mission’s progress.

pic-dhiraj-pal-1Dhiraj Pal, an alumnus of IIM Bangalore, has been working in healthcare space for quite some time. He is of firm belief that incremental benefits of initiating positive transformation into hygiene aspects of society can do wonders for under-privileged section. As a citizen of this great nation, this should be our rightful duty to not let go any deserving child devoid of opportunity. He was among the first group of Navodaya Mission who conceptualize this mission and motivated children to become part of this journey. He is one of the pillars of this organization’s sustainability and growth.

Siddhartha_BhaskerDr. Siddhartha Bhasker, an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and currently pursuing PhD from IIM Ahmedabad, has worked at Ernst and Young as an Associate Consultant. He has experience in projects related to Climate Change. He has taught slum children at Navi Mumbai in the NGO ‘Aarambh’ and has been a regular contributor to Green Peace India. His experience in teaching slum children has made him believe the change one can bring into the society by working with underprivileged children. His aim is to bring his experience while working with the noble goals of Navodaya Mission. Presently, he is on his way to publish his first novel along with doing a PhD at IIM Ahmedabad in the field of Economics.

photograph-3Rahul Kumar Singhal is a chartered accountant working with NTPC Ltd. He appeared in IAS interview twice. His hobbies include teaching, analyzing issues of national importance and practicing yoga & swimming. He likes to work for education sector, women empowerment and environment conservation. Throughout his stay at Rihand (Sonebhadra), he taught slum-dwelling children and participated actively in organizing events like Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and other awareness programs in rural areas under “Navodaya Guru”.

Richa-1   Dr Richa Smriti

She is writer and poet and also social activist. She did her PhD in English Literature from LNMU Darbhanga on the topic Social Realism in the Representative Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant. Her writings and poetry books like “She” and “Men’s Land” portrays the pain and agonies of women and workers and ends with hope for better world for them. Moreover, she also writes articles in various international journals. She is one of the pillars of Navodaya Mission and gave its name and ensured its registration so that our social activities is carried on in more organized way. She gave the name of our organization. (https://navodayamission744636815.wordpress.com/2019/11/25/honor-to-be-judge-dps-vindhyanagar/)


Raveesh Vyas  

ISB Hyderabad

Kamal Wadhwani

 IIT Bombay

Smriti Sharma


Sanjay Paswan


Ashish, CA (vineetgoyalcompany@gmail.com) D (F)


  Sh. Rajiv Kumar Sinha, General Manager  
  Sh. Ram Pathak  
  Sh. Hare Ram Singh  
  Sh. S. K. Saraswat  
  Sh. Sriniwas Rajaram, Hamari Mitti, M.Tech, CTARA, IIT Bombay  
TEAM_Navodaya Mission

E-Mail: navodayamission@gmail.com

Jitendra Paliwal  President
 Mahesh Singh Vice President
Avnish Kumar (IIT Dhanbad) Zonal Head Bihar/GS
Udit Narayan Sharma Zonal Head Odisha and Eastern India

Mukhlal (IIT Bombay)


Arjun Jt Secretary
Rimjhim Media and Content Development
Satyendra Nath Tiwari Rihand 


Navodaya Mission, Singrauli

Smt. Mitali Gupta President   navodayamission@gmail.com
KK Vashisth Trustee    
Anurag Vats General Secretary    
Vinay Maurya Secretary    
Amit Treasurer    

Navodaya Mission, Rihand (Sirsoti)

Rajesh Narain Sinha  President    
Satyendra Nath Tiwari Trustee    
Atul Secretary   navodayamission@gmail.com
Pankaj Kashyap Treasurer    
Ganga Prasad Jt. Secretary    

Sahaj Shiksha (an Initiative of Navodaya Mission Noida)

Shashank Mishra President navodayamission@gmail.com
Dr. Richa SmritiExecutive President
Garima SharmaGeneral Secretary
Shanta KumarTreasurer
Ashutosh BhuyanJt. Secretary

Navodaya Mission, Sirsoti

Ganga PrasadGram Pramukhnavodayamission@gmail.com
Abhimanyu JaiswalNavodaya Guru
Krishna Murari
Rahul Pal
Janardan Singh

Navodaya Mission Shakti Nagar

Sh. D.K. SaraswatPatron
Sh. Sanjiv KumarPresidentnavodayamission@gmail.com
General Secretary
Abhishek VishwakarmaJoint Secretary

Navodaya Mission, Dadri

Sharad SinghPresidentnavodayamission@gmail.com
Jitendra PaliwalVice President
General Secretary
Pradip LokhandeTreasurer

Navodaya Mission, Korba

Satyendra RaoVice President
Alok DubeyVice President
Rishabh KapoorGeneral Secretarynavodayamission@gmail.com

Navodaya Mission, Kahalgaun

Birendra KumarPresidentnavodayamission@gmail.com
Vice President
General Secretary

Navodaya Mission, Darlipali

Vice President
Udit Narayan SharmaGeneral Secretarynavodayamission@gmail.com

Navodaya Mission, Kanti

Vice President
Ajay VermaGeneral Secretarynavodayamission@gmail.com

List of Coordinators

MemberCoordinatorMobile NumberE-Mail ID
Dr. Arvind KanchanLucknow
Archana VishwakarmaJNV Mau
Ankesh Kumar MishraBHU
Mohit GautamRihand
Ajay KumarRihand
Sumit Anand (XLRI)Patna
Anand Kumar DuttaJNV Darbhanga

Rural Teams

Ganga PrasadSirsoti
Janardan SinghSirsoti
Abhimanyu JaiswalSirsoti
Krishna MurariSirsoti
A. PaswanTelgawan
Ramesh Kumar SahuGahilgarh (W)
Ram Lakhan SahuGahilgarh (W)
Ramesh VishwakarmaNemna
Krishna GopalChapaki

Navodaya Mission Sirsoti Gram Samiti

Sh. Vijay Singh, Gram PradhanSanrakshak
Atul (Rihand)Patron
Ganga PrasadGram Pramukh
Abhimanyu JaiswalKhel evam Karyakram Pramukh
Deepak YadavShiksha Pramukh
Krishna MurariSharirik Pramukh evam Pustakalay Pramukh
Rakesh VishwakarmaSansadhan Lekha-Jokha Pramukh
Janardan SinghSah Shiksha Pramukh

Navodaya Mission Esteemed Members

Mohit Goutam
Yogendra Kumar
Umang Kumar
Mayank Gupta
Mukesh Kumar
Vivek Ghosh
Anjana Bhardwaj
Sanjeev Kumar Singh
Abhimanyu Jaiswal
Deepak Yadav
Ankesh Mishra
Amit Dhiman
Ankesh Mishra

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