Executive

Committee

Category

Name of the Member

President

Dr. Mihir Shah

Member Secretary

Chief Executive Officer, BRLF

Government of India

Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development
Joint Secretary (in-charge of BRLF), Ministry of Rural Development
Secretary, Ministry of Panchayati Raj
Secretary, Ministry of Tribal Affairs

State Government

Chief Secretary / Principal Secretary (RD), Jharkhand
Chief Secretary / Principal Secretary (RD), Chhattisgarh
Chief Secretary / Principal Secretary (RD), Odisha

Eminent Persons

Shri Sumit Bose, IAS (Retd.) National Institute of Public finance and Policy (Former Finance Secretary Govt. of India)
Prof. Virginius Xaxa, Tezpur University, Assam
Prof. Ajay Dandekar, Shiv Nadar University, New Delhi
Prof. Vivek Bhandari, President, IIHMR University Jaipur
Prof. AR Vasavi, Senior Fellow, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi
Prof. Amita Baviskar, Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi
Dr. Tushaar Shah, Senior Fellow, International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Gujarat
Mr. G. N. Devy, Founder Director, Adivasi Academy, Tejgarh, Gujarat
Dr. Urmila Pingle, Managing Trustee, Centre for People’s Forestry, Hyderabad
Mr. Hasmukh Shah, Former Chairman, IPCL
Mr. Girish Prabhune, Punaruththan Samarasata Gurukulam, Pune
Lt. Gen. (Dr.) D.B.Shekatkar (Retd.), PVSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd), National Convener of Forum for Integrated Security in India and Samarth Bharat Vyaspeeth
Ms. Ireena Vittal, Member, Board of Directors, Godrej, Titan, Wipro, Axis Bank

Institutional-Financial

Chairperson, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
Chairperson, State Bank of India

Institutions-PSUs

Dr. Anindya Chatterjee, Regional Director, IDRC New Delhi
Chairperson-cum-Managing-Director, Coal India Limited
Secretary and Chief Accountant, Sir Ratan Tata Trust
Prof. S. A. Bari, Central University Gujarat
Chief Executive Officer, Axis Bank Foundation