People

Enakshi Ganguly Thukral, President

Founding Member and Co-Director of HAQ: Centre for Child Rights

Enakshi Ganguly Thukral, is a development researcher and a child rights activist. She is a founding member and Co-Director of HAQ: Centre for Child Rights.

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Prabhu Mohapatra, Vice President

Associate Professor, Department of History Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Delhi 

Dr.Mohapatra specializes in the history of labour, migration and identity formation. He teaches courses in Delhi University and has authored several publications related to these topics.

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Ravi Rebbapragada, Member

Executive Director, Samata, Andhra Pradesh

Ravi is the co-founder of Samata, an advocacy group fighting to safeguard the rights of the tribals. The organisation moved the Supreme Court to stop non-tribals from mining in tribal areas resulting in a landmark ruling now known as the ‘Samata Judgement’ which is used all over the country to fight against encroachment on tribal lands by mining companies.

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Rajeswari S. Raina

Scientist, NISTADS-CSIR, New Delhi

Rajeswari S. Raina is Principal Scientist with the National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS-CSIR), New Delhi. She has a background in the sciences and economics, and is a keen student of the interface between development policy and scientific knowledge.

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Kanika Satyanand, Member

Kanika Satyanand holds a post-graduate degree in Sociology from the Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University. She has spent most of her working life, spanning 33 years, in the not-for-profit sector.

After volunteering with SEWA Delhi and the Ashoka Foundation in the early ’80s, she did a stint with the Foundation for Organisational Research (FORE), where she managed and authored action research studies for public sector undertakings including BHEL, ONGC, SAIL and IPCL in the area of Human Resource Development and Organisational Design.

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Last Updated: 21/05/2011 07:10 AM