HO and State Team

Dr. Rama Shankar

State Technical Lead

Dr. Rama Shankar has done MD in Community Medicine from CCS University, Meerut and MBBS from Katihar Medical College, Bihar. He has worked with UNICEF as a Medical Officer at Darbhanga and has been associated with WHO and JHPIEGO in Bihar. Dr. Shankar’s work has been published

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Ruchi Jha

Associate Director

Ruchi Jha has over a decade of experience in program strategy development, partnership and program management within both public and private sectors; and issue-based advocacy at all levels. Her areas of expertise include maternal and child health, reproductive health,

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Aditi Oberoi

Associate Director, Digital Health

Aditi is an IT delivery and business consulting expert with more than eleven years of experience in managing large scale Mission-Mode projects and programs, like Ayushman Bharat PMJAY, National Digital Health Mission (NDHM), Operation Clean Money, and

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Dr. Ruchi Bhargava

Senior Manager, Research and Evaluation

Ruchi Bhargava has over 14 years of experience in social science research, especially in the areas of health, livelihood, education, water and sanitation, and other development issues. Over the years, her work profile primarily focused on

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Yaksh Chauhan

Manager – Monitoring and Evaluation

As Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation, Yaksh Chauhan provides support in developing M&E tools, checklists, systems and procedures for executing a variety of data collected for MIS processes and M&E operations on identified priority areas; support in preparation of regular

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Nirakara Malla

Finance and Grants Specialist

Nirakara Malla holds MBA (Finance), Bachelor of Laws (LLB), B.Com (Hons), and DCA (Tally) degrees. He has twenty-Seven years’ experience in the Development sector. His responsibilities at LEHS|WISH include monitoring and supervision of financial activities, grants management, partners’

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Satyaban Sahu

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Satyaban Sahu is a trained demographer having Masters’ degree in Population Studies from International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, and M.Phil in Economics from Berhampur University, Odisha. He has over 15 years of working experience in M&E and Research in the

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Iffat Ara

Manager – Human Resource

Iffat is a seasoned professional with twelve years of experience in different domains like HR and Business Development. Prior to joining WISH, she worked at KTC India Pvt. Ltd. Iffat has also worked with other brands like BSES, Communique Marketing

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Bhaskar Kumar

Manager, Business Development

Bhaskar Kumar is an experienced young professional with expertise in the Health, Sanitation, Rural Development sector with demonstrated history of working with Government, Corporate, and Non- Profits. He pursued a Master’s in Social Work with specialization in Social

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Sarthak Jain

Manager – Finance

Sarthak Jain is a qualified Chartered Accountant with eight years of experience of working in various fields of Finance and Accounts including Financial Accounts, Internal Auditing, Inventory and Asset Management across sectors like consulting, not-for-profit and corporate.

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Shivam Sharma

Manager – Data

Mr. Shivam Sharma has done Bachelor’s in IT from Delhi University, and Master’s in Computational Biology from IIIT, Delhi. His core competencies include the utilization of analytical, statistical, AI/ML modelling and programming skills to collect, analyze, and interpret large data sets

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Kapil Sharma

Manager – Administration

Kapil Sharma is an accomplished office administration professional with fifteen years of experience in Development, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Retail sectors. He holds a Bachelor of Computer Application degree from CCS University, Meerut. He has strong

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Karuna Dayal

Manager, Fundraising and Partnerships

Karuna Dayal is a seasoned professional with fifteen years’ experience in Corporate and Social Development Sectors in India and the U.S. Previously, she worked with CARE USA, Railway Children India, MARG, HRLN, Global Peace Foundation, Adecco India and IBM. She has served as an

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Huidrom Rosenara

Deputy Director, COVID Response

Rosenara has more than twenty-five years of experience in Public Health. She has expertise in program management in the development sector, dedicated to the cause of marginalized communities affected by HIV. Her core competencies lie in the areas of gender, sexuality

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Dr. Sourabh Saxena

Technical Lead – CPHC

Dr. Sourabh Saxena is an MBBS from Gajra Raja Medical College, Gwalior, with a Master’s degree in Public Health  from SCTIMST,AMCHSS Thiruvananthapuram. His decade long career spans various public health domains, such as, child health, immunization and research,

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Rohini Jinsiwale

Sr. Specialist – HWC

Rohini Jinsiwale holds an M.Phil degree in Economics with twenty-six years of experience in Public Health Sector. She is responsible for providing Techno-managerial support to NHM to strengthen the Health and Wellness Programme, Mental health and Geriatric care.

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Chetna Soniya

Manager, NCD

Chetna Soniya is a Public Health professional holding Master’s degree in Social Work with specialization in Public Health from TISS, Mumbai, and Bachelors in Pharmacy from TIT, Bhopal. She has four years of experience working in the areas of RMNCHA and CPHC-HWC

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Dr. Shalini Kapoor

State Program and Technical Head

Dr. Shalini Kapoor is a Medical Professional with specialist training in Pediatrics and Neonatology, Public Health Management and Medical law and Ethics. She brings with her 22 years of experience in health sector with clinical, public health expertise and competencies

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Dr. Moin Akhtar Khan

Specialist – HWC

Dr. Syed Moin Akhtar is a Medical Professional with work experience in Public Health Sector, Endocrinology, and Maternal and Child Health. His strength lies in effective troubleshooting and problem-solving in a high-pressure environment, adaptability, and

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Dr. Savita Sharma

Specialist – Urban Health Quality Assurance

Dr. Savita Sharma has total professional experience of 14 years in various positions in the private and government sector, especially with the Government of Madhya Pradesh. She has obtained Master’s in Healthcare Management from

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Sarvesh Malviya

Manager – HWC

Sarvesh Malviya is a Public Health professional with thirteen years’ experiences. He worked with the National Health Mission, MP, for eight years. His areas of expertise included developing trusted liaison with state health officials, Data analysis, convergence with

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Urban Health Coordinator, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh

Barunesh holds MBA degree in Rural Management from IIHMR University, Jaipur; and Bachelor of Arts (History Hons.) from Satyawati College, Delhi University. As the Urban Health Coordinator at LEHS|WISH, he is

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Dr. Roopali Sawhney

Program Manager – Maternal Health

Dr. Roopali Sawhney has done Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Management (PGDHM) from Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR) University, Jaipur. She also holds Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Administration; Certificate in Medical

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Akhilesh Yadav

Manager, Monitoring & Learning

As part of the WISH state team, Akhilesh is responsible for all monitoring and learning related activities in Madhya Pradesh. In his current role, his key deliverables include Data Cleaning and Data Analysis for maternal health

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Dr. Avichandra Arunsingh Golait

Manager – Public Health

Dr. Golait holds a Masters’ degree in Public Health from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, Maharashtra. He is a dedicated, result oriented public health professional with more than five years of progressive experience

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Anjum Gulvez

Program Manager

Anjum Gulvez is a professional dedicated to social sector with an MSW degree, and 14 years’ experience in managing public health programs at district, divisional, and state levels. His areas of specialty include new born and child health, nutrition,

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Biswa Ranjan Patnaik

State Director, Rajasthan

A development sector expert, Biswa Ranjan Patnaik has more than three decades of experience working with the rural as well as urban communities. Mr. Patnaik has been part of senior leadership teams for about fifteen years, managing complex and multiple projects,

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Dinesh Songara

Associate Director

Dinesh Songara holds a Post-Graduate degree in Public Health and Nutrition from Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi (2013); Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) from Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning, Pune (2012); Master of Public Health

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Dr. Ambey Kumar Srivastava

Sr. Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Dr. Ambey Kumar Srivastava is a development professional in public health, having more than 20 years’ experience in research, monitoring, evaluation and documentation. He has extensively worked in implementation, research and

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Amol Roy

Manager Operations, Comprehensive Primary Healthcare

Amol Roy is a development professional in public health, having more than 18 years of experience in Program and Operations. He held different portfolios in program implementation and operation division of different organizations,

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Dr. Naresh Potter

State Program Manager

Dr. Naresh Potter has done MBBS and MD (Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases) from University of Rajasthan, India. Before joining LEHS|WISH, he worked with Piramal Foundation, Ministry of Health-Saudi Arabia, Jhpiego, UNICEF and Ministry of Health and Family

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Prashant Ghiya

Manager – Finance and Accounts

Prashant Ghiya is a highly analytical, deadline-driven Finance and Accounts professional with more than 15 years of experience. He completes all financial reports and accounting activities with accuracy and speed. He has done MBA in Finance. His key strengths are

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Dr. Anil Kumar Jain

Manager Operations – TSU, Baran

Dr. Anil Kumar Jain is a qualified professional with over 15 years of experience in working in the health and education sectors. His work profile ranges from strategic and policy-level leadership, advisory, and management experience with strong analytical and conceptual skills to proven ability in

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Diganta Sarma

Senior Manager, Programs

Diganta Sarma has fifteen years of work experience in the public health sector where his main role included liaisoning and coordination with various stakeholders including government functionaries; and providing technical support to National Health Mission, Assam,

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Dipannita Kaushik

Manager, Public Health

Dr. Dipannita Kaushik, a native of Guwahati, Assam, completed her MBBS in 2015 from MUHS, Nashik, Maharashtra. She worked as a Clinician for two years in Guwahati in Internal Medicine, OBGY and Emergency department. As she was more interested in

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