Executive

Committee of BRLF

Category and Maximum No

Name of Member

President

Prof. G. N. Devy, Founder Director, Adivasi Academy, Tejgarh, Gujarat

Member Secretary

Chief Executive Officer, BRLF

Government of India (4)

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

State Government (3)

Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary (Rural Development), Government of Jharkhand
Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary (Rural Development), Government of Chhattisgarh
Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary (Rural Development), Government of Odisha

Eminent Persons (14)

Shri S. M. Vijayanand (IAS retd), Former Chief Secretary, Government of Kerala
Mrs. Pushpa Sundar, Development Consultant
Shri Ved Arya, Founder SRIJAN
Ms. Ashwini Kulkarni, Founder, Pragati Abhiyan, Nashik
Shri Sumit Bose, IAS (retd), Vice Chairmain, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi
Dr. Kalyan Kumar Chakravarty, (IAS retd), Former Chief Secretary, Government of Chhattisgarh
Dr. Vanita Mukherji, Consultant, Gender and Development
Smt. Vibha Puri Das (IAS retd), Former Secretary, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India
Prof. Ajay Dandekar, Shiv Nadar University, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh
Shri Girish Prabhune, Punaruththan Samarasata Gurukulam, Pune
Ms. Pinky Brahma Chaudhury, Co-Founder, Samaj Pragati Sahayog, Madhya Pradesh
Dr. Shantha Sinha, Former Chairperson, National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights
Ms. Roopa Mehta, CEO, Sasha and President, World Fair Trade Organization
Shri Sunil Chavan, Head, Nirman, SEARCH, Gadchiroli

Institutions-Financial (2)

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

Institutions-Philanthropic/ Academia/ R&D/ PSUs/ Trade institutions (5)

Prof. Sonajharia Minz, Vice Chancellor, Sido Kanhu Murmu University, Dumka, Jharkhand
Dr. MA Kalam, Dean, Administration and Regulatory Affairs and Professor of Anthropology, Krea University
Ms. Smita Agarwal, Head, Education CSR, Tata Steel Ltd.
Lt. Gen. D. B. Shekatkar (Retd), PVSM, AVSM, VSM, National Convener of Forum for Integrated Security in India and Chancellor Sikkim University
Shri Ravi Pratap Singh, International Program Director & Regional Director South Asia, Aide-et-Action