OUR TEAM

Rupesh Badkhal

Program Coordinator,
Bangalore

Chandrima Padmanabhan

Program Manager,
Bangalore

Anukriti Goyal

Program Manager,
Bangalore

V K Joby

Senior Manager - Finance, HR & Admin,
Bangalore

Rachita Misra

Senior Program Manager,
Bangalore

Harish Hande

Chief Executive Officer,
Bangalore

Hamsa M

Field Coordinator,
Bangalore

Maithili Mohanty

Program Co Ordinator,
Odissa

Huda Jaffer

Lead Designer,
Bangalore

Nagesh Rao

Senior Program Coordinator,
Bangalore

Pratim Raha

Principal Technical Manager,
Bangalore

Suhas Kumar

Program Manager- Incubation,
Bangalore

Swathi Murali

Program Manager- Incubation,
Bangalore

Vishwambara. N.M

Electronics Engineer,
Bangalore

Surabhi Rajagopal

Principal Analyst,
Bangalore

Yuvakumar

Field Coordinator,
Bangalore

Shalini N

Accounts Assistant,
Bangalore

Gayathri .N

Manager - Finance and Accounts,
Bangalore

Chandan Kumar Mohanty

Field Officer- Regional Hub,
Odissa

Vivek Shastry S

Energy Analyst,
Bangalore

Khyati Shukla

Product Designer,
Bangalore

Madhu Babu Chintala

Electrical Engineer,
Bangalore

Abinash Kumar Panda

Program Coordinator,
Odissa

Meghna Mohandas

Architect –Built Environment,
Bangalore

Michael Joe Thma

Project Coordinator,
Gauhati

Naveen Kumar Boreddy

Assistant Programme Co - Ordinator,
Ujire

Ningappa Irappa Bedasur

Jr.Programme Manager -Education Lab,
Ujire

Panindra Singh

Program Co-Ordinator -Built Environment,
Bangalore

Raghavendra Prasad Singh

Lead- Administration,
Bangalore

Sahar Mansoor

Policy Analyst,
Bangalore

SanamRajendra Jain

Mechanical Engineer,
Bangalore

Sanjay Kumar Tripathy

Asst Liaison Officer,
Odisha

Santhi Davedu

Senior Programme Manager,
Bangalore

Sruthi Ravi

Architect - Built Environment,
Bangalore

Asit Kumar Purohit

Program Manager,
Odissa

Roshan Mascarenhas

Senior Program Manager - Operations,
Bangalore

Jayashree C

Assistant, Entrepreneur Development,
Bangalore

Shruthi Sreekumar

Project Coordinator,
Bangalore

Niraj Sabnani

Senior Program Manager, Livelihood,
Bangalore

Alric D’souza

Program Coordinator,
Manipal

Varsha Sastry

Product Designer,
Bangalore

Udaynath Majhi

Program Coordinator,
Odissa

Suresh N Savalgi

Assistant General Manager - Network,
Bangalore

Sudhir G Kulkarni

Assistant General Manager- Training,
Bangalore

Ramnath Ballala

Program Manager - Health,
Bangalore

Rajesh Kumar Sharma

Technical Coordinator,
Bihar

Manoj Kumar Singh

Technical Coordinator,
Odissa

Madhusudhana Reddy K R

Technical Coordinator,
Bangalore

Madhu S

Office Assistant,
Bangalore

Kishor Kumar

Executive, Entrepreneur Development,
Manipal

Ganapati M D

Office Administrator,
Manipal

Bir Singh Majhi

Field Coordinator,
Odissa

Mr. B.R. Prabhakara

Mr. B. R. Prabhakara is a retired IAS officer from the 1963 Batch (Karnataka cadre). He has held several key administrative positions at both state and central levels, such as Chairman and Managing Director of the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation, Additional Secretary in the Department of Atomic Energy, Secretary of the Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources, etc. He was also appointed as the Chief Secretary of Karnataka. After retiring from government service in 1997, Mr. Prabhakara continues to be on the board of several companies and foundations. Presently Mr. Prabhakara is the Chief Executive of the Gokula Education Foundation, Bangalore, a Private Educational Trust that runs 16 institutions including two hospitals.

Dr. K.S. Srinivas

Dr. K.S. Srinivas retired as Executive Director, BHEL, in charge of 3 manufacturing units of BHEL. He has a PhD from the Indian Institute of Science, specializing in electronic devices. He has a keen interest in renew-able, particularly photovoltaic, energy and serves on numerous expert and advisory committees on renewable energy, such as ‘Research, Design & Development Sectoral Project Appraisal Committee for Solar Photovoltaics’ (RDSPAC-SPV)”- set up by Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Govt. of India (MNRE). Dr. Srinivas is the recipient of many awards in his chosen field, such as the PVSEC National Award by Solar Energy Society of India, for outstanding contributions to the development of Photovoltaic Technology, Sys-tems and Applications.(2001).

Ms. Keya Acharya

Ms. Keya Acharya is an independent journalist and researcher, who has been writing exclusively on envi-ronment and development for many years and has various national and international publications to her credit. She also teaches development journalism and development issues to media students in Bangalore, where she is based and has conducted several media training workshops. Keya has travelled extensively in the course of her journalism assignments, reporting from various countries on subjects as diverse as solid and hazardous wastes, human rights, corruption, forestry and wildlife, climate change, agri-biotech and others.

K. Jairaj

Mr. Jairaj, a serving senior IAS officer, is currently the Additional Chief Secretary to the Government of Karnataka. A Post Graduate from the Princeton and Harvard University, his expertise is in the field of infrastructure, energy, transport, finance and urban development.

Thomas Pullenkav

Mr. Pullenkav has a graduate degree in Physics and is an alumnus of Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), Anand. After graduating from IRMA, he worked in the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) for 3 years in their Management Pool Division and then for a year in the marketing department of TATA BP Solar. He joined SELCO Solar Light Pvt. Ltd. in 1996 and was formerly the Vice President there. He is currently an independent consultant in the area of sustainable energy.

Ms. (Dr.) Veena Joshi

Dr. Joshi has been with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). She has been a researcher for the first fifteen years of career out of which ten years were at TERI. Currently her focus is on developing new modalities for programme implementation to promote energy efficiency in buildings and small scale industries and decentralised power generation in rural areas.

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