General

Body of BRLF

Category and Maximum No. Allowed

Name of the Member

President

Shri Hasmukh Shah, Former Chairman, IPCL

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 (9)

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
Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary (Rural Development), Government of West Bengal
Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary (Rural Development), Government of Rajasthan
Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary (Rural Development), Government of Gujarat
Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary (Rural Development), Government of Maharashtra
Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary (Rural Development), Government of Madhya Pradesh
Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary (Rural Development), Government of Telangana

Eminent Persons (27)

Prof. GN Devy, Founder Director, Adivasi Academy, Tejgarh, Gujarat
Shri Mohanbhai Hiralal, Secretary, Vrikshamitra, Gadchiroli, Maharashtra
Ms. Ashwini Kulkarni, Founder, Pragati Abhiyan, Nashik
Shri Sumit Bose, IAS (retd), Vice Chairmain, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi
Shri Shankar Venkateswaran, Advisor, Business, Society and Sustainable Development
Shri Girish Prabhune, Punaruththan Samarasata Gurukulam, Pune
Shri Arun Lakhani, Member, Caring Friends, Mumbai
Shri Vinayak Lohani, Founder Secretary and Head, Parivaar, Kolkata
Shri Babu Joseph, Former, CEO, Axis Bank Foundation
Shri Shashi Shekhar (IAS retd), Former Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India
Dr. Vanita Mukherji, Consultant, Gender and Development
Dr. Kalyan Kumar Chakravarty, (IAS retd), Former Chief Secretary, Government of Chhattisgarh
Dr. Mekhala Krishnamurthy, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Ashoka University
Dr. Sriram Ramaswamy, FRS, Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
Shri SM Vijayanand (IAS retd), Former Chief Secretary, Government of Kerala
Smt. Vibha Puri Das (IAS retd), Former Secretary, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India
Dr. Rupamanjari Ghosh, Vice Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University
Shri KJ Joy, Society for Promoting Participative Ecosystem Management (SOPPECOM), Pune
Dr. Pushpa Sundar, Development Consultant
Shri Ved Arya, Founder SRIJAN
Dr. Sudipto Mundle, Distinguished Professor, National Council for Applied Economic Research
Ms. Sumi Krishna, Former President, Indian Association for Women’s Studies
Shri Manav Jalan, Consultant, Strategic Partnerships
Shri Sunil Deshpande, Sampoorna Bamboo Kendra, Maharashtra
Shri Harsh Chouhan, Shivganga, Madhya Pradesh

Institutions-Financial (4)

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 (2)

CEO National Mineral Development Corporation
CEO Oil and Natural Gas Corporation

Institutions-Philanthropic /Academic /R&D (7)

Shri V. K. Madhavan, CEO, WaterAid India
Ms. Smita Agarwal, Head Education CSR, Tata Steel Ltd
Ms. Jayamala Subramaniam, CEO Arghyam, Bengaluru
Dr. MA Kalam, Dean, Administration and Regulatory Affairs and Professor of Anthropology, Krea University
Prof. SA Bari, Former Vice Chancellor, Central University Gujarat
Lt. Gen. (Dr.) D.B.Shekatkar (Retd.), PVSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd), Vice Chancellor, Sikkim University
Dr. Nitin Desai, Chairman, Governing Council, The Energy and Resources Institute

Institutions-Trade /Industries (2)

Shri Arun Kumar Mukherjee, Chairman Emeritus, Energy and Environment Committee, Bengal Chamber of Commerce, and Industry
Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce and Industry