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Indian Administrative Fellowship team is a collective of people coming from diverse backgrounds with a shared belief in the power of public-private collaborations to create unparalleled sustainable impact. The experience in the development sector greatly lends to their sense of urgency to take swift and firm action essential to bring about transformational systems change.

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Atul Satija

CEO, The/Nudge Institute

After 17 years of starting, scaling and turning around various businesses in some of the largest and most respected organizations globally, Atul decided to start The/Nudge Institute to fulfill his passion of working on social issues facing India. He was previously the Chief Revenue Officer of InMobi. Prior to InMobi, he worked in key positions at Google, Adobe, Samsung, and Infosys. He was also the Chairman of the board of a non-profit, EndPoverty. Atul was a part of the #40underForty list by The Economic Times in 2017. Atul holds a MBA from Indian School of Business and B-Tech from National Institute of Technology.

Atul Satija

CEO, The/Nudge Institute

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Sudha Srinivasan

CEO, The/Nudge Centre for Social Innovation

Sudha leads initiatives focused on attracting and developing top talent working on problems of poverty. She started her career in the technology sector and spent 16 years in various leadership roles spanning business operations, engineering, and organizational development. Her passion is in enabling organizations to ramp in scale and competence to achieve audacious goals. She was therefore attracted to the development sector and the immense opportunities it offers for organizations to innovate and grow their impact. Sudha is an engineer and MBA from IIM Lucknow.

Sudha Srinivasan

CEO, The/Nudge Centre for Social Innovation

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Tejomoy Das

SENIOR DIRECTOR, IAF

Tejomoy leads the Indian Administrative Fellowship program. He has transitioned to the social impact sector after a twenty five year long career in the global technology industry. He holds a B.E. degree in Computer Science and Technology from IIEST, Bengal.

Tejomoy Das

SENIOR DIRECTOR, IAF

Program team

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Anushka Singh

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Anushka is a Philosophy graduate from Lady Shri Ram College for Women. Her need to create long lasting change pushed her to join the Teach for India fellowship, where she taught 120 girls in a government school in Delhi. Post the fellowship, she joined the TFI Bangalore training team where she led the city training ecosystem strategy design and implementation.

Anushka Singh

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

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Disha Rathod

ASSOCIATE MANAGER

An Engineer by degree and a development sector professional by choice, Disha comes with a 5-year work experience in the Education space, spanning from teaching to building partnerships at community, school, and state government levels. A strong believer in the potential of people, she aspires to strengthen systems and build enabling environments that support the growth and development of individuals and teams.

Disha Rathod

ASSOCIATE MANAGER

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Mohit N. Chelani

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Mohit has a decade strong experience in product management and strategic implementation across multi-billion dollar corporates to early-stage startups. He took up entrepreneurship with a deep dive in disabilities, where he designed an award-winning effective yet affordable assistive aid for visually challenged people. He is a Chartered Accountant and an MBA from IIM Calcutta.

Mohit N. Chelani

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

State Team - Karnataka

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Nandita Chandrashekhar

ASSOCIATE

Nandita Chandrasekhar is a development sector professional with a deep interest in public policy. She is an alumna of St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore. She has previously worked at the Ministry of External Affairs, PRS Legislative Research, and Paint It Red. Nandita strives to work towards sustainable and intersectional development and believes that grassroots engagement is instrumental in affecting change.

Nandita Chandrashekhar

ASSOCIATE

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Navneet Prakash

ASSSOCIATE MANAGER

Navneet Prakash is a development professional with 14 years of experience in Mentoring, Design, Facilitation and Program Management across diverse sectors (Micro-Finance, Youth Development, Social Entrepreneurship, Child-Rights,and Entrepreneurship Education). He has lived and worked across 5 states in India and speaks Hindi, English, and Kannada. Navneet is an alumnus of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. He has also completed a Diploma in Counseling Skills from the Banjara Academy, Bengaluru.

Navneet Prakash

ASSSOCIATE MANAGER

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Rudrashish Sinha

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Rudrashish is a public policy professional with 2.5 years of experience in diverse engagements with the government. He has previously worked with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and the Department of Urban Development, Maharashtra Government. He is a Physics graduate from St. Xavier’s College- Autonomous, Mumbai and has completed a Graduate Certificate Course in Public Policy from the Takshashila Institution. He is currently working with a Fellow Designate in Karnataka Administrative Reforms Commission - 2 as an analyst.

Rudrashish Sinha

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

KA/21 Alumni

Aruna Sampige

skill development

Dr Gayathri Swahar

Horticulture

Dr Shobha Ananda Reddy

panchayat raj

Giri Balasubramaniam

education

R. Balasubramanya (Balu)

KARC-II

Ramachandran Narayanaswamy

women and child development

Ravi Trivedi

agriculture

Rohit Malhotra

rural development

Sreenivasa Madenahally

state planning commission

Sunil Kumar Vaya

INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT