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

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

Institutional-Financial

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

Institutions-PSUs

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