Core Team

Neelam Gupta (Project Director)

Neelam is a Master in Rural Development and Agriculture Production from North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Tura, Meghalaya. Post education, she was selected by Council for Advancement of People's Action and Rural Technology (CAPART), an autonomous body under Ministry of Rural Development, which placed her with the NGO, Urida for 3 years as a Project Coordinator. During first year, she coordinated the HIV/AIDS project and DRIP (Deepalaya Reach India) project, for education in urban slums in west Delhi. Later on, she got placed at headquarter of CAPART, for a year, as a young professional, where she had learning experience regarding the office fillings. She got varied experience during this term as she worked in various divisions of headquarter, such as watershed division and IT division. She also participated in various programmes and seminars arranged by URIDA, DSAC and CAPART. She attended training orientation programme by NISBUD on capacity building and leadership quality, where her experience in area of development was more nourished.

She also has experience of organising events like street plays, kids fair, magic shows etc. for the natives of urban slum. Also she was a part of organizing committee, formed for organising blood donation camp by the then Chief Minister of Delhi, Smt. Sheela Dikshit. She also helped Delhi Police in carrying out their road safety programme.

Neelam is serving this organisation as the Project Director of the same. She is carrying forward the flagship initiative of the organisation, Bal Utthan and Kala Nirupan, by working at various governmental and non-governmental level.

It is Neelam’s believe that:

“All women and children have the basic right to dignity and self determination and that all people should have the opportunity and choice of enhancing their own potential and well being.”

She is also interested in playing various games and have won few citations during her college days at NEHU. She likes professional challenges and does her level best to live up to the expectation. 

Manisha (Marketing Manager)

Manisha is a commerce graduate and is a MBA degree holder. As a part of her academics and profession, she is having a vast experience of administration and management.

She is currently working with the Bihar State Netball and Squash Federation as state co-ordinator for national events. She has also represented Indian Indoor Cricket Team by leading the team as Vice-Captain. Meanwhile, she continues to represent the State of Bihar in various events like throwball, squash and cricket.

Manisha, is a founding member of the Organisation and is serving in the capacity of Marketing Manager. With the true sportsmanship that she carries, she is dedicated in working with marketing of the various indigenous handicrafts and local products from rural areas, by providing them a platform through this organisation to enter the bigger market.