OUR LEADERS

Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our leadership consists of a skilled team of seasoned professionals, who are the backbone of the organization.  Their ideas help shape the direction and mission of our organization as it continues to evolve and grow.

Dr. Vivek Sharma

Chairman

A Ph.D. in Economics on Sustainable Development through Resource Management from Barkatullah University, Bhopal, he started his career in urban & regional planning & research and later worked extensively on watershed, forestry and livestock policy planning. A natural leader, He is a capacity builder, a trainer, an efficient planner & an efficient implementer with the view of an economist. Since the inception of CARD, he has developed the organization with zeal and enthusiasm and devotion, becoming a synonym for CARD. 

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Dr. Vivek Sharma

Chairman

Dr. Varinder Gandhi

Vice- Chairman

An eminent educationist, Dr. Varinder Gandhi dons many hats. She is member of  managing committees of various top schools of Yamunanagar. In addition, as a Director, She is directly overseeing the administration of a PG College and a Senior Sec. School . She is a member trustee of  Guru Nanak Education Trust and has been the the member of Executive Council (EC) of Kurukshetra University and president of the cultural council of the University. She did her Ph.D and Masters in English literature, and has a teaching experience of more than 35 years, guiding numerous Phd students in her tenure. She is also a proficient author, having written 4 books, including a memoir & a guide book for graduate students. 

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Dr. Varinder Gandhi

Vice Chairman

Mrs. Madhura Rawat

Member Secretary

 A Graduate in Public Relations & M.Phil in Social Science, She is the Member Secretary of CARD, besides being the early founder group member. In addition to her handling of many portfolios of CARD she is also National Level Monitor for MoRD and a National Level Trainer for the Census 2011 operations. A proficient micro planner, master at the women and child development projects and an adroit in gender and communication, she is an ace in the monitoring and evaluation division. Her biggest asset however is the patience which is reflected in a systematic outcome of the tasks she accomplishes as the Executive director of the organisation.

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Mrs. Madhura Rawat

Member Secretary

Prakash Bannapure

Treasurer

M.Com degree makes him a natural successor as Finance Controller of the organisation (a founder member). He is responsible for accounts management and planning, audit, taxation, etc for the organisation. He is also responsible for coverage of employees under provident fund, gratuity and mrdi-claim, group insurance, accidental assurance, etc. Past experience in Survey and Evaluation has taught him the nuances of Administration and Financial Management. His penny wise but not pounds foolish approach has built rich resources in CARD in a short spell of a decade. The Head Office building of CARD is the outcome of his continuous zeal and hard work. His dedication and self-less service for the organisation are his assets.

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Prakash Banapure

Treasurer

Rajesh Sharma

Member GC

Mr. Rajesh Sharma, Ex-Executive Director, HUDCO is a BE(Civil), AMIE, MIE, PGD (UM and HRD) has also represented as Board member on MP Housing Board, MP Police Corporation and Cent Bank for 5 years. He has been involved in preparation of training module on low cost building material and technologies and in finalization of Disaster Mitigation manual by BMC, Mumbai. He is one of the authors of Earth Quake Manual and has represented Govt. of India on cost effective technologies and building material in African Countries. He has to his credit papers presented on disaster mitigation, cost effective building technologies at National/International level. He is founder member of CARD.

Rajesh Sharma

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Member GC

Amresh Saxena

Member GC

Amresh Saxena has been associated with CARD from day one. He started his carrer with National Institute of Urban Affairs and also worked in National Centre for Human Settlemtns & Environment an NGO in Madhya Pradesh. Later he shifted his carrer in Corporate Worlds. Besides part of early founder group member, an accomplised Operations Head with demonstrated experience and expertise in IT & Manufacturing, business operations in India & Global, Currently holding a senior position with Top notch IT MNC in Delhi area. Specialization in HR and possess other recognized skills in handling Finance & Accounts, Administration and IT. He is instrumental in existance and functioning of liaison Office of CARD in Delhi since 2003

Amresh Saxena

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Member GC

Sudhir Gullaiya

Member GC

A Post Graduate in Psychology ; Management (MBA) and LL.B , he has had diverse exposure of 35 years put together in Private as well as in Public sector at senior levels in almost all disciplines including Tribal Welfare, mainly in the Government Cooperative Body. He worked in TRIFED under Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Govt. of India in various senior capacities for over 28 years and held the positions of Executive Director and Managing Director before his superannuation in April, 2016. He also represented as Director on the Boards of "North Eastern Handicraft and Handloom Development Corporation Ltd.", Ministry of DONER for 8 years and "National Scheduled Tribes Finance Development Corporation". He has vast experience in Marketing Development, Training, Personnel, Legal, MIS, etc. Besides he has successfully executed livelihood initiatives of Skill Up-gradation & Capacity Building of Tribal Artisans, Procurement & Marketing of Agricultural Produce, Minor Forest Produce and Handicrafts promotion.

Sudhir Gullaiya

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Member GC

Dr. Ramprasad

Member GB

Masters Degree in Agriculture (Soil Science) Kanpur Agricultural College, Masters in Forestry (AIFC, Dehra Dun) Ph.D. Agric and Forest Ecology CAZRI, Jodhpur & Sagar University, Sagar (M.P) He specialises in SFM, NTFP, Production Forestry and Forest based livelihood, Forest Certification, Certification of NTFP management and Plantation Forestry. Dr Ram Prasad is an Indian Forest Services (IFS) officer of 1970 batch who reached zenith in the Forest Department (PCCF, FD, GoMP; Director, IIFM, Bhopal; Director, Forestry Research Institute, Jabalpur). Not only this, he also served as the Vice Chanseller, Barkatullah University, Bhopal (2003-2005). Thus, the credentials of Dr. Ram Prasad are a mix of a forestry researcher and an educationist. He is advisor at International Centre of Community Forestry, IIFM, Bhopal and Chief Technical Advisor NTFP Centre of Excellence, Government of Tripura.

Dr Ramprasad

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Member GB

Dr. Rajvir Singh

Member GB

Dr. Raj Vir Singh, Member (Non-Official), Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices is Farmers’ Representative and a progressive farmer having rural background, practical experience of farming and academic qualifications in Agriculture and Economics. Awarded Masters (1968) and Doctoral (1971) Degree in Agricultural Economics form prestigious Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, has published 175 research papers, 25 research reports and 8 technical bulletins and also drafted National Livestock Policy for the Government of India, New Delhi. He has organized, supervised, coordinated and Monitored research programmes in the Economics, Statistics and Marketing at National Level as Assistant Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, research and academic activities as Head, Division of Economics, and as Director & Vice- Chancellor, National Dairy Research Institute.

Dr. Rajvir Singh

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Member GB

Dr. H.M. Mishra

Member GB

Dr. H.M. Mishra

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Dr. H.M. Mishra, Ph. D in Social Science (Specialization in Political and Urban Sociology), & M.A in Social Science is a freelance Consultant. He was recently a Senior Consultant at Atal Bihari Institute of Good Governance and Policy Analysis, Bhopal. His experience in imparting training to the top echelon of Civil Services and professional experience in Institutional Development and its strengthening is noteworthy. His professional experience encompasses developing capacity building strategies, preparing action plans and learning material, module development, designing instructional process, and assessing learning outcomes, especially in capacity development initiatives. His ardent interest in public policy analysis amid massive upheavals and societal struggle helps in coming to grips with a complex matrix of problems: environmental degradation, poverty amidst plenty and disparities, adding value in his endeavor to concretize sustainable capacity development strategy formulations. 

Member GB

Dr. Giriraj Vyas

Member GB

Dr Vyas is a physician with a Bachelors degree in Ayurveda with Modern Medicine Surgery (BAMS) and is also Fellow of College of Chest Physician (FCCP) and Medivisa International Practitioner (MIP), Australia. He is posted as Medical Officer in Government of Madhya Pradesh. He practices medical profession as a passion and service to the poor. His long association and persistent convincing has motivated CARD in stepping in the health sector.

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Dr. Giriraj Vyas

Member GB

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