General

Body

Category

Name of the Member

President

Dr. Mihir Shah

Member Secretary

Chief Executive Officer, BRLF

Government of India

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

State Government

Chief Secretary / Principal Secretary (RD), Govt. of Jharkhand
Chief Secretary / Principal Secretary (RD), Govt. of Chhattisgarh
Chief Secretary / Principal Secretary (RD), Govt. of Odisha
Chief Secretary / Principal Secretary (RD), Govt. of West Bengal
Chief Secretary / Principal Secretary (RD), Govt. of Rajasthan
Chief Secretary / Principal Secretary (RD), Govt. of Gujarat
Chief Secretary / Principal Secretary (RD), Govt. of Maharashtra
Chief Secretary / Principal Secretary (RD), Govt. of Madhya Pradesh
Chief Secretary / Principal Secretary (RD), Govt. of Telangana

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
Prof. Surinder Jodhka, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Dr. Urmila Pingle, Managing Trustee, Centre for People’s Forestry, Hyderabad
Mr. G. N. Devy, Founder Director, Adivasi Academy, Tejgarh, Gujarat
Mr. Shivraj Singh, IAS (Retd.), Former Chief Secretary, Chhattisgarh
Mr. Mohanbai Hiralal, Convener, Vrikshamitra, Gadchiroli, Maharashtra
Ms. Ashwini Kulkarni, Founder, Pragati Abhiyan, Nashik
Prof. Rajiv Sinha, Head – Department of Earth Sciences, IIT Kanpur
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)
Ms. Jayamala Subramaniam, CEO Arghyam, Bengaluru
Mr. Pawan Goenka, Executive Director, Mahindra & Mahindra
Ms. Naina Lal Kidwai, Former Group General Manager and Country Head, HSBC India
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. Arun Lakhani, Member, Caring Friends, Mumbai
Mr. Vinayak Lohani, Founder Secretary and Head, Parivaar Bonogram, Kolkata
Mr. Babu Joseph, Former CEO, Axis Bank Foundation
Mr. Hasmukh Shah, Former Chairman, IPCL
Ms. Sushma Iyengar, Founder Member Kutch Abihyan and Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan
Mr. Shankar Venkateswaran, Chief, Tata Sustainability Group
Ms. Ireena Vittal, Member, Board of Directors, Godrej, Titan, Wipro, Axis Bank

Institutions-Financial

Chairperson, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
Chairperson, State Bank of India
Chairperson & Managing Director, Central Bank of India
Chairperson & Managing Director, Bank of India

Institutions-PSUs

Chairperson-cum-Managing-Director, Coal India Limited
Chairperson, Steel Authority of India Limited

Institutions-Philanthropic /Academic /R&D

Country Representative, Ford Foundation
Trustee & Adviser, Sir Dorabji Tata Trust and the Allied Trusts
Secretary and Chief Accountant, Sir Ratan Tata Trust
Prof. S.A. Bari, Vice Chancellor, Central University, Gujarat
Director, Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA)
Chief Executive Officer, Axis Bank Foundation, Mumbai
Dr. Anindya Chatterjee, Regional Director, Asia, IDRC, New Delhi

Institutions-Trade /Industries

President, Confederation of Indian Industry
President, FICCI