Executive Director

Dr. Sanjiv Kumar
Executive Director, NHSRC
MBBS & MD from AIIMS, DNB (MCH) from NBE and an MBA from Univ. of Wales. 38 years of experience in public health and academics. Has worked in 29 countries across Asia, Africa and Europe

Ms. Krishna Bose
Personal Secretary to ED
MA (History) from Jaipur University. Has 18 years of work experience in Administration & HR. Working in the office of Executive Director NHSRC since January 2008

Community Processes

Dr. Rajani R. Ved
MBBS (Madras Univ) and MPH (Harvard Univ). Over 25 years of work on implementation, research and policy formulation for women and children’s health and health systems. Key area of interest: Scaling up
Dr. Garima Gupta
Sr. Consultant
BDS, PGDHM (IIHMR Jaipur). A lead member of various studies and evaluation at NHSRC. Key experience areas: Supporting states in ASHA programme implementation, performance monitoring and evaluation
Mr. Arun Srivastava 
MA Economics (Allahabad University). 14 years exp in Supporting NGOs & PRIs, Water & Sanitation, ASHA & VHSNC interventions. Believes in convergence, community action and strengthening of PRIs & CBOs
Mr. Syed Mohd. Abbas
MA (Sociology). Areas of work: Health, Sanitation & Nutrition. Areas of interest: Community processes interventions, implementation & training. Earlier worked with Unicef, Care in Bihar, UP & Rajasthan
Ms. Sucheta Rawat
PG in Health and Hospital Management from IIHMR, Delhi. Area of interest: Project planning & implementation. Earlier worked with NHI, Delhi, Govt. of Gujarat & IHAT (BMGF) Lucknow
Ms. Vandana Jakhmola
Secretarial Assistant
Graduate from Delhi University. Has 15 years of work experience in Administration & HR. Working for Community Processes Division of NHSRC since November 2010
Mr. Jis Jose
M. A. Social Work​; ​Master of Population Studies (MPS). Six years of experience in community based health programme implementation: three years of grassroots level programme implementation experience in U. P. & M. P. and three years national level technical support experience at Care Support and Treatment Division (CST), National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO). Areas of Interest: programme development & research.​
Ms. Ima Chopra
M.Sc (Food and Nutrition); PGDPHM (IIPH-Delhi). Four years of experience in therapeutic nutrition and four years of experience in implementing health-related research projects in schools and community. Areas of interest: Public Health Management and Project Implementation. ​
Dr. Neha Dumka
BDS, PGDHM (IIHMR, Jaipur). One year of clinical experience and six years of experience in implementation and evaluation in health-related projects. Earlier worked as Program Manager in Public Health Foundation of India.

Health Informatics

Dr. Sandhya Ahuja
Sr. Consultant
PhD in Mathematics. Over 28 years of experience in Mathematical Modelling, Data Management & Analysis. Earlier worked with National Nuclear Corporation (UK), LN Mishra Institute and Janani in India


Healthcare Technology & Innovations

Dr. Jitendar Kumar Sharma
Sr. Consultant & Incharge Division
A healthcare technologist, clinical faculty with university of Adelaide.Has authored six books/reports on Heath Technologies and has contributed to WHO report on local production of health care technologies
Mr. Mohamamad Ameel
A biomedical engineer and a technical columnist. Completed a fellowship in health technology assessment. Previous experience of working at head of biomedical engineering in large teaching hospitals
Mr. Prabhat Arora
A versatile engineer with past experience of working with State Medical Service Corporations, Postgraduate in Medical Physics (University of Manchester) and B.Tech. in Biomedical Engineering.
Biomedical Engineer with experience in handling Medical device industrial projects. Extensive knowledge of Radiology, intra operative Neuro-Imaging & navigation Systems
Mr. Ajai Basil
Graduation in Biomedical Engineering (B.Tech.) from Calicut University and Post-Graduation in Biomaterials from Queen Mary, University of London. Experienced in clinical engineering, installation and research on medical devices.
Ms. Manju Bist
Graduate from Delhi University.Has done diploma in Secretarial Practices.7 years of work experience in administration and HR,currently working with Healthcare Technology Division,NSHRC.
Mr. Sahil Agarwal

Healthcare Financing

Dr. Charu C. Garg
Ph.D (Economics) from Delhi Univ, Post-Doctoral (Health Economics) & Takemi Fellow, Harvard Univ. 32 years’ research & teaching exp. Expertise in Health Systems, specifically health financing & health information. Have worked in over 50 countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and Americas.
Dr. K. Rahul Reddy
Sr. Consultant
A Medical Doctor, Health Systems and Financing specialist with over 7 years experience working on Health Financing policy, National Health Accounts, Health Insurance, Universal Health Coverage, Urban Health and Public Private Partnerships.
Mr. Tushar C. Mokashi
A Healthcare Financing expert with 4 years’ experience. Area of work: Preparing National Health Accounts – India, conducting research on UHC, Health Insurance and Healthcare Expenditures
Ms. Jyotsna Negi
She holds masters in statistics from Hindu College, Delhi University. 3+ years experience of handling large data sets like NSSO, NFHS,CES​ etc. Area of work: Preparation of National Health Accounts - India, primarily out of pocket health expenditures. Previously has worked for Institute of Economic Growth and National Council for Applied Economic Research.


Human Resources for Health

Dr. Dilip Singh Mairembam
A Public Health Specialist engaged in strengthening Health Workforce Systems
Dr. Vinay Bothra
Sr. Consultant
Mr. Prankul Goel
MBA (Public Health Informatics). Over 6 years exp. Core work areas: Accessing issues in HR, studying retention strategies, public health workforce issues, and enabling mechanisms to fill HR gaps
Dr. Shweta Singh
BDS, MPH (TISS). One year exp in Health Informatics. Support states and MoHFW in designing strategies for reinforcement of HR for Health. Areas of interest: Policy, Planning and NCD
Mr. Nishant Sharma
MBA (Health Mgmt). Over 4 years exp. Core work areas: Facilitating development of operational framework of bridge course for mid-level cadre and studying establishment procedures of health staff pan India
Mr. Sanjay Ray
Assistant-Data Entry
Performs Data Entry tasks, undertakes secretarial assistance related works for Human Resource for Health and HMIS division

Public Health Administration

Dr. Himanshu Bhushan
Mr. Prasanth K. S
Sr. Consultant
Specializes in Implementation of Public Health Laws. Area of interest: Health Governance. Worked for GoI guidelines on Maternal Death Review, Near Miss, Child Death Review, Skills Lab, MNH Toolkit
Dr. Anilkumar Kandukuri
A medical doctor and public health professional by training. Health care administration is preferred work area. Making public health institutions deliver is the main area of interest
Mr. Ajit Kumar Singh
State Facilitator, Bihar
Social scientist, working in the field of Public health since last 14 years with vast experience in Immunization, District Health planning, Micronutrient initiative. Works closely with Govt of Bihar
Dr. Sonia Luna
Experience of working in Public health for 6 years. Area of interest is health system performance
Ms. Shivangi Rai
Ms. Aastha Sharma
MS from Harvard School of Public Health and MSW from Delhi University. Passionate about health policy development. Currently working towards the roll-out of National Urban Health Mission

Public Health Planning

Dr. Satish Kumar
Post Graduate degrees and Fellowships in Community Medicine & Public Health (MD, MNAMS, FIPHA). More than 30 years of exp in leading and managing large scale development programs (in Govt, NGO & International setups) for children and women on Health, Nutrition, Water Sanitation & Child Protection, besides teaching and research in Community Medicine.
Mr. Padam Khanna
Sr. Consultant
Over 30 years of exp in Health and Development sector with GoI and Development Partners. Areas of expertise: Community Health, Advocacy, Research & Training, Communication and Programme Management
Dr. Madhusudan Yadav

A believer in the philosophy of Carpe Diem, an avid rider and a public health practitioner; I have an experience of 3 years in program management and maternal health

Ms. Jyoti Jagtap
Consultant, NUHM
With academic background of Psychology & Sociology, 12 years’ experience in development and health sector, developed papers & concepts, proposals, monitoring checklists, tools, training modules etc
Mr. Anil Kumar Gupta
A Clinical Psychologist with M.Phil in Public Health from JNU. 5 years of work experience with Govt & Non Govt Organizations, especially in UP & Northeast. Areas of interest: TB and RCH
Dr. Manoj Kumar Singh
Ph.D in Community Health from JNU. Expertise in training Geriatric Care givers and ASHA, Developing and Editing Resource Materials, Research, Conducting ToT and Awareness building
Ms. Shikha Yadav
PG in Public Health from IHMR, Jaipur. Rich experience of working in MCH programme under NHM with Govt. Areas of interest: Program management & evaluation, quality in public health and NCDs.
Ms. Ashi Karke
Secretarial Assistant
Graduate from Delhi University. Currently pursuing MBA in HR. Has 11 years of work experience in Administration & HR. Working for Public Health Planning Division since last six years
Dr. Nisha Singh
Consultant (Adolescent Health)
PGDHM from IHMR, Jaipur. Has worked as a fellow HMIS in Maharashtra and West Bengal. Currently working in data analysis with HMIS team at NHSRC



Quality Improvement

Dr. J. N. Srivastava
A Public Health Expert having core-competency in BMW Management and RCH Services
Dr. Parminder Gautam
Sr. Consultant
M.Phil. (Health Systems Management) BITS Pilani, MBA (Health Care Administration) FMS, DU with 20 years of experience in Hospital and Health system Management
Dr. Nikhil Prakash Gupta
Sr. Consultant
PG in Quality Management. Certified lean practitioner and Six Sigma Black Belt. 7 years of exp. 4 Published works in International Journals. Core Competence in developing Quality standards and tools
Dr. Deepika Sharma
PGD in Hospital Management & Health Promotion, lead auditor for ISO 9001:2008. 5 years’ experience in establishing & implementing Quality System. Lead & Co-Author for various publications
Ms. Richa Sharma
A Physiotherapist from Kurukshetra Univ with PGD in Health and Hospital Administration. Over 3 years’ experience in handling quality improvement projects including NABH, ISO and NABL
Mr. Rajesh Nallamothu
MBA in Health Care management from ICREI, Hyderabad. Worked earlier as a Hospital Management Expert with RITES Limited and as a District Project Coordinator with Columbia Global Centre, South Asia
Ms. Surbhi Sharma
PGDHM (IHMR Jaipur). A certified NABH Assessor. 7 years’ experience as a public health manager in Govt & Pvt sector. Other working areas: HMIS, Programme management & capacity building
Dr. Sushant Kumar Agrawal
5 year of experience in the field of Quality Management System of Healthcare Facilities. Areas of expertise: ISO, NABH and NQAS of Public Health Facilities
Dr. Jag Jeet Singh
Experienced in Clinical as well as Quality Management. Successfully completed ISO 9001:2008 Certification project. Area of interest: Implementation of Operational guidelines for QA in PHF, 2013
Ms. Vinny Arora
Ms. Indu Suryawanshi
Secretarial Assistant
Graduate from Delhi University with nine years’ experience in Office Administration
Dr. Namit Singh Tomar
BDS, PGDPHM, MBA (HM) with 5 years of experience in Healthcare Quality & Medical Administration. Bronze belt in Lean Management with area of expertise: Accreditation, training & setting up Quality Systems in HCO’s



Dr. Uddipan Dutta
Principal Administrative Officer
33 years of experience in Air Force Medical Services which includes Primary Medical Care, Medical Administration & Recruitment. Has a Diploma in Medical Law & Ethics from NLSIU, consequently has interest in field of Medical Law and Ethics
Mr. Vinit Goklani
Human Resource Manager
MBA with over 15 years of experience in HR/Administration. Specialization in Recruitments at all levels and Strategic HR functions
Mr. Subrata Kumar Patel

PGDBM (Human Resource Management) with 10 years of experience in HR/Admin. Specialization in Recruitments and HR Generalist functions
Mr. Ashok Pathar
Consultant Accounts
Graduate from Delhi University. Has 25 years of work experience in managing Accounts & Finance. Working with NHSRC since October 2008
Mr. Virendra Prasad
Consultant Administration
20 years’ experience in Admin & Accounts Deptt. of Indian Air Force. 9 years’ experience in Admin & Establishment/Accounts in Delhi University South Campus. Working with NHSRC since November 2011
Ms. Sujata Rana
Ms. Neha Rastogi
Accounts Assistant
Masters in Commerce, currently pursuing MBA in Finance. A certified lead auditor of ISO 9001:2008. 8 years’ experience in finance and account sector. Working with NHSRC since 2011.
Mr. Mukesh Kumar
IT Executive
B.Tech. (Computer Science and Engineering). Certified in CCNA, CCNP, MCSE. Over 5 years of experience in Networking. Earlier Projects: CWG-2010 with Cert-IN and SWAN Uttarakhand
Mr. Mukesh Kumar
HR Assistant
BA with over 5 years of experience in in HR/Admin. Specialization in Recruitment, Data Management, Documentation Process and File Management
Amit Arora
Admin Assistant

Ministry Consultants

Dr. Sarita Sinha
Sr. Consultant

Mr. Rajneesh Kumar Upmanyu
Sr. Consultant

Ms. Deepshikha Sharma

Dr. Arpana Kullu
Sr. Consultant
Ms. Asmita Jyoti singh
Sr. Consultant
Dr. Nitasha Manpreet Kaur
Sr. Consultant

Lt (Retd) Aseema Mahunta

Ms. Shraddha Masih
Dr. Abhishek Gupta
Ms. Neha Kashyap
Dr. Narender Kumar
Ms. Pinky Bulchandani
Dr. Neha Gulati
Ms. Sumitha Chalil
Mr. Perwaiz Alam
Ms. Neha Agarwal
Mr. Rajiv Kumar
Ms. Richa Saxena
Ms. Sudipta Basa
Ms. Bhanu Priya
Mr. Sanjeev Narula
Ms. Shilpy Malra
Ms. Neha Yadav
Mr. Rohit Kumar Singh
MIS Manager
Dr. Adil Shafie
Dr. Amrita Kumari
Mr. Deepak Kumar Maharaj
Data Entry Operator
Dr. Amit Dagdulal Koregaonkar
Mr. Malik Rizwan Khan
Dr. Krushna Vijaykumar Sirmanwar
Junior Consultant
Mr. Varun Singh
Mr. Imran Ali Khan
Coordinator (RSBY)

Dr. Rimy Khurana Goyal

Ms. Isha Rastogi
Finance Controller

Mr. Paras Kumar
Coordinator (RSBY)

Ms. Tajinder Kaur
Finance Data Analyst

Mr. Sagar Wahi
Coordinator (RSBY)

Mr. Javed Khan
Consultant (MCTS)

Mr. Satyajit Sahoo
Finance Analyst

Dr. Parul Arora
Consultant (MCTS)

Mr. Sreekanth Alwal
Finance Data Analyst

Ms. Neha Bhalla
Consultant (MCTS)

Mr. Mohd. Kamil
Consultant (MCTS)

Mr. Robin Kumar Tonk
Consultant (MCTS)

Dr. Smriti Chawla
Consultant (MCTS)
Ms. Anamika Prasad
Consultant (MCTS)

Regional Resource Centre for North East States

Dr. Bamin Tada
Director, RRC-NE

MBBS (Banglore Univ.), DPH (Calcutta Univ.), MPhil (BITS PILANI), Dc.R.M, FCCP, MIPHA , MHPDC (Havard School of PH, Boston, USA). 35 years of experience in Public Health, Research and Academics. Earlier worked as Joint Director of Health Service (TB), Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh and Advisor Health (Joint Secretary to GoI Level) at NEC, Shillong. Recipient of State Award Governor’s Gold Medal 1999, Life Time Achievement Award from CM, Arunachal Pradesh 2007 and Prof. S.N. Tripathy Memorial Oration Award 2013.

Dr. Joydeep Das
Sr. Consultant
MBBS and MD (Community Medicine) from Guwahati Medical College. Over 12 years of experience in Public Health Planning and Programme Management
Mr. Bhaswat Kr. Das
Consultant - HMIS (Regional Coordinator)
M.Sc. in Statistics (Delhi University), MPS (IIPS Mumbai) and LLB (Gauhati University). 15 years experience in research studies & survey. Working with RRC-NE since Feb 2006.
Mr. Biraj Kanti Shome
Consultant - Community Mobilization (Regional Coordinator)
Ph. D (Assam University), PGDMN (NGO Management) from EDII, Ahmedabad. Working for 15 years in Health, Education, Livelihood promotion. Started career in MNGO (RCH) and then worked in SSA, Assam
Ms. Rita Pradhan
Consultant - Training & HR
Masters in Business Administration and Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Care Management, having experience of more than 13 years in public health.

Ms. Sagarika Kalita
Consultant-HMISSeven years of experience in Public health. Work areas include Data Management, Analysis, Data Quality & support to North Eastern states for HMIS challenges

Mr. Khagen Dutta
State Facilitator Assam
MA (English) - University of Pune, PGDRD - IGNOU & MSW - MG University. Involved with social development organization for 7 years. Associated with NHM, Assam for 5 years 9 months, as District Community Mobilizer
Ms. Madhusmita Dutta
Office Manager
M. Com (Gauhati Univ). 9 years of experience in Accounts & Administration.
Working in RRC, NE since October 2005.
Mr. Diganta Sarma
Consultant, Community Mobilization-Assam
M.Sc. (Anthropology) from University of Pune. 8 years of working experience for community and social development in the field of Sexuality, Tobacco related projects, Health, Sanitation etc.
Mr. Devajit Bora
State Facilitator Arunachal Pradesh
Masters (Development Comn), Univ of Hyderabad and Economics (Univof Pune. More than 8 years of experience working in development sector especially in HIV/AIDS & NRHM.
Mr. Arindam Saha
State Facilitator-Tripura
MA (Analytical & Applied Economics). 08 years exp in Public Health Planning. Currently working for Urban Health. Area of Interest : Research on Social Science.
Dr. Supratim Biswas
Consultant, Community Mobilization-Tripura
Ph.D (AUS), MA Mass Communication (CU), BJMC (CU) worked with Government, UN Organization, Academic & Media. Areas of exposure: Health Communication, Community Process, Training, Freelance Writing.
Mr. Nabin Norbert Sharma
State Facilitator-Community Mobilization-Sikkim
BSW-MSW (5 years) with PGDRD. Over 14 years of work exp. Worked earlier with UNESCO, SCOVA Rajasthan and European Commission SIP.

Dr. Ng. Monota
State Facilitator-Manipur
M.Sc (Health Sciences) from Pune University. Experience of 7 years in planning, administration, and monitoring performances as a State Program Manager, NRHM Manipur.

Mr. Wahengbam Imo Singh
Consultant, Community Mobilization-Manipur
Working with RRC – NE, since March 2010 and looking after Community Process, working with community, especially with ASHAs and PRIs.


Mr. R. Lalmuankima
State Facilitator-Mizoram
Working with RRC-NE since 2007. Work areas include technical support, Monitoring & Evaluation, Quarterly data compilation & analysis and training coordination
Ms. Mousumi Roy
Consultant-Community Mobilization-Meghalaya
MA (Sociology) Assam University. Over 7 years’ exp of working with NGO in state of Assam in MNGO RCH II, NACP-III & NACP IV
Dr Rajkumari Suchitra
Consultant -Quality Improvement
Master in Epidemiology from CMC, Vellore. Four years of work experience in Community based Research related to Childhood vaccines, Child Health and Nutrition. Area of work: NQAS of Public Health Facilities
Dr Rohini Kumar
Consultant- Public Health
MBBS, MD (Community Medicine) from Guwahati Medical College. Experience of working with UNICEF as State Maternal Health Consultant under RCH program. Special areas of interest- QMS and RCH.
Mr. Kushal Haloi
Office Assistant
Graduate (Gauhati Univ). 15 years of work experience in Office Administration. Working as Office Assistant in RRC-NE since October, 2005.

Ms. Nazia Begum Laskar
Office Secretary
BA, LLB, MSW. 8 years of work experience. Working in RRC-NE, Guwahati since December 2008.

Mr. Abinash Kumar Baishya
M.Com (Accounts) from Gauhati University. 3 years of experience in Accounts. Working in RRC-NE since January 2013.
Mr. Gautam Rajbangshi
IT Manager
5 Years and 4 Months of work experience in networking sector.Work at NIC-NET project since 2011 as an Associate- Network Engineer in National Informatics Centre.
Mr. Amit Raj Roy
Consultant, com. Mobilization, Nagaland
BSW from Assam University.Over 5 Years of Work Experience in District Community Mobilizer , NHM, Assam
Ms. Avikali Jakhalu
State facilitator, Nagaland
MBA from Sikkim Manipal University,Kolkata 7 Years of work experience as a District Program Manager in NRHM, DH&FW.
Mr. Namgey Tsering Thungon
Consultant, Com Mobilization Arunachal Pradesh
M.A in Economics,
Over 12 Years of work experience in NHM, Aviva Life insurance, SSA, Buishi Yada Motors.
Ms Pumani Kalita
Consultant, Com Mobilization
Master in Communication and Journalism.Over 6 years and 5 months of working experience at the District Level as a Communication Expert.