Jitendra Kumar Nayak (Executive Director)

Jitendra Kumar Nayak

Jitendra Kumar Nayak currently leads Livolink Foundation as its Executive Director. Mr Nayak holds a post-graduation in Rural Management from IRMA and has over 18 years’ experience in the development sector. His core areas of expertise are rural livelihoods, natural resource management, entrepreneurship development and NGO management.

Programme

Tushar Kanta Dash (Sr. General Manager)

Tushar Kanta Dash

Tushar Kanta Dash is an Agricultural Graduate from Orissa University of Agriculture Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar, with fourteen years’ experience in decentralized participatory planning, promotion of food and livelihood security through modern agricultural methodologies like SRI and SWI and on integrated watershed management. He holds an additional Post Graduate Diploma in Agri Extension Management from MANAGE, Hyderabad, and a MBA qualification from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. Mr Dash has previously worked with RCDC, SVA and with various development programmes of the District Rural Development Agencies in Odisha. Mr Dash has been associated as Programme Coordinator at the SRI Secretariat of the SDTT-SRI Programme since May 2009. He is presently Sr. General Manager at Livolink Foundation.

Anibrata Biswas (Sr. General Manager)

Anibrata Biswas

Anibrata Biswas is a Post Graduate from Indian Institute of Rural Management (IIRM), Jaipur, and has thirteen years’ experience in the areas of Natural Resource Management and rural livelihoods, women and social development and disaster risk management. Mr Biswas started his career with CAPART and thereafter worked in different UNDP-Government of India supported national level programmes in Jharkhand and Odisha. He was earlier associated as Project Executive in the SRI Secretariat since June 2010 in the SDTT-SRI Programme. He is presently Sr. General Manager at Livolink Foundation.

Ashutosh Pal (Sr. General Manager)

Asutosh Pal

Ashutosh Pal is an Agriculture Post Graduate from Orissa University of Agriculture Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar. Mr. Pal holds an additional degree of MBA in Human Resources with fifteen years’ experience in the development and agriculture research sector. With immense expertise in research issues on agriculture and SRI, Mr Pal has previously worked with Harsha Trust and with the Directorate of Water Management (ICAR), Bhubaneswar in Odisha. He was associated as a Research Executive in the SRI Secretariat of the SDTT-SRI Programme since January 2011. He is presently the Sr. General Manager at Livolink Foundation.

Kamakshi Prasad Padhy (Sr. General Manager)

Kamakshi Prasad Padhy

Kamakshi Prasad Padhy is an Agricultural Engineering Post Graduate with soil & water conservation engineering specialization from Orissa University of Agriculture Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar. Mr. Padhy holds an additional degree of MBA in Human Resources with a total of fourteen years’ experience as NRM specialist in the watershed & rural development engineering sector. With expertise in different Government and livelihood programmes on land & water issues, he has been associated since June 2012 in the DBI Secretariat of the organization. Mr Padhy works as Sr. General Manager in Livolink Foundation.

Mano Ranjan Panda (Senior Executive)

Manoranjan Panda

Mano Ranjan Panda is a Civil Engineering Graduate from Vinayaka Missions University, Chennai, and has five years’ experience in Irrigation projects in different private agencies and NGOs. Mr Panda has previously worked with Odisha Tribal Empowerment And Livelihood Programme (OTELP) in Kalahandi district. He is presently working as Senior Executive at Livolink Foundation since December 2013.

Pranjal Protim Saikia (Project Manager/ GIS Consultant)

Pranjal Protim Saikia

Pranjal Protim Saikia is a Rural And Urban Planner graduate from School of Planning and Architecture Bhopal, He is presently the project manager/ GIS consultant at livolink foundation.

Laliteswar Kumar Das (Project Manager/ GIS Consultant)

Laliteswar Kumar Das

Laliteswar Kumar Das is a Master of Science- Geoinformatices from Birla Institute of Technology (Mesra). He is presently the project manager/ GIS consultant at livolink foundation.

Sanjeeb Kumar Nayak (Sr. Executive)

 Sanjeeb Kumar Nayak

Sanjeeb Kumar Nayak is a Post Graduate from Tirpude College of Social Work, Nagpur University, Nagpur (MSW in Medical and Psychiatric Social Work). He has 8 Years of Experience in working with organization on Project Management, Research and Livelihood with CRS-SWAD, XIMB, NCDHR and ORMAS. He joined Livolink Foundation during March 2014 as an Executive to review the MKSP project. Presently Mr. Nayak is leading the team under South Odisha Initiative Project.

Subhrajyoti Sahoo (Executive-Agriculture )

Subhrajyoti Sahoo

Mr. Subhrajyoti Sahoo is a post graduate in Agriculture from Orissa University of Agriculture Technology (OUAT) Bhubaneswar. He has previously worked with ICRISAT and Drishtee. He is presently the Executive-Agriculture at Livolink Foundation.

Bishwaranjan Purohit (District Coordinator)

Bishwaranjan Purohit

Bishwaranjan Purohit is an Post Graduate in Sociology from Sambalpur University, Burla, Sambalpur. Mr. Purohit holds an additional degree of Ph.D in Sociology of Health as ICMR Senior Research Fellow at RMRC-Bhubaneswar with fourteen years’ experience in the development sector-mostly on Public Health, with immense expertise in Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health (ARSH) component. Mr Purohit has previously worked with NHM-Odisha, UNFPA/KISS, RMRC-Bhubaneswar. He is having publications to his credit- mostly on malaria during pregnancy w.r.t.reproductive outcomes, anaemia during pregnancy and health seeking behaviour / perception of community on utilisation of services. He is presently working as District Coordinator in malaria and malnutrition programme at Livolink Foundation.

Suresh Kumar Pradhan (District Coordinator)

Suresh Kumar Pradhan

Suresh Kumar Pradhan is a graduate from Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMCH), Vellore –Tamilnadu and Master in Social Work (MSW) from Utkal University of Culture, Bhubaneswar with 12 years of experience in various development organizations in the field of Community Health and Nutrition, Child Rights and Education, Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) in Disability, Migration and Urban Governance. He is presently working as District Coordinator at Livolink Foundation in the programme “Taking Odisha towards Elimination of Malaria”.

Pradeep Kumar Padhan (Programme Associate-SOI PMU)

Pradeep Kumar Padhan

Pradeep Kumar Padhan is a post graduate in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai. He has previously worked with the National University Student Skill Development Programme (NUSSD) a pilot programme of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India and TISS. He is presently working in Livolink Foundation as Programme Associate in the PMU of South Odisha Initiative (SOI) with the responsibility of Thuamul Rampur block of Kalahandi district.

Bishnupriya Panda (MIS Executive)

Bishnupriya Panda

Bishnupriya Panda is an MTech in Electronics and Telecommunication, and has five years’ experience as Server Engg in HP,Bangalore. She is presently MIS Executive at Livolink Foundation.

Kiran Pattanayak (Jr. Executive-Technical)

Kiran Pattanayak

Kiran Pattanayak is a gradute from National institute of science and technology (NIST) in Computer engineering. Presently he is working as Junior executive in Diverson Based Irigation programme.

Sarah Khosla (State labour resource - Technology)

Sarah Khosla

Sarah Khosla is a computer science graduate with experience in working with Urban & Rural development sector in the areas of women empowerment, solid waste management and e-governance. Presently she is working at Livolink Foundation as State labour resource – Technology under the Migration initiative since December 2016.

Tofan Kumar Jena (State Level Technology)

Tofan Kumar Jena

Tofan Kumar Jena is a Post Graduate in Computer Application (MCA) from BPUT with 8 years of experience of designing, developing and deploying n-tier based applications. Basically he has involved most of the projects in e-Governance Sector. Presently he is working as Consultant (State Level Technology) at Livolink Foundation since December 2016.

Debasish Pradhan (District Implementation)

Debasish Pradhan

Debasish Pradhan is a graduate in Agriculture from OUAT and Post-Graduation in Business Administration specializing in marketing with 8 years’ experience in rural livelihood, WASH. Currently working at Livolink Foundation as a consultant (District Implementation) and posted at Nuapada. December 2016.

Abhishek Toppo (District Implementation)

Abhishek Toppo

Abhishek Toppo is a graduate in Business Administration- Marketing under Calcutta University and a post graduate in Rural Management from Xavier Institute of Management, Jabalpur. Previously worked with WIPRO-BPO BT, CASA-INDIA (Village Development Plan and Advocacy), CITIZENS ALLIANCE-NSDC (Skill Development) and SPWD-Ranchi. Presently working as District Implementation in migration programme at Livolink Foundation based at Nuapada since January 2017.

Sudipta Kumar Behera (Project Executive)

 Sudipta Kumar Behera

Sudipta Kumar Behera is a Post Graduate in Social Work from NISWASS. He holds a Certificate Course on Diploma in Research Methodology and SPSS and Advanced Leadership from NISWASS and TWLDI. He worked as an intern in CYSD under USAID Project working on forest based livelihood activities and also worked with SDRC Bhubaneswar as Research Associate. Presently he is associated with South Odisha Initiative Project of Livolink Foundation as Project Executive from June 2015 and placed in Muniguda Block.

Jitendra Karji (Jr. Project Executive)

 Jitendra Karji

Jitendra Karji is a Post Graduate in Tribal Studies from Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar. He has pre studies experience of working in grass root level on livelihood in RCDC, MKSP Project. Presently he is associated with South Odisha Initiative Project of Livolink Foundation as Project Executive from July 2015 and placed in Kotagarh Block.

Silabrata Panda (Project Executive)

 Silabrata Panda

Silabrata Panda is a Post Graduate in Social Work from Sambalpur University. Presently he is associated with South Odisha Initiative Project of Livolink Foundation as Project Executive from July 2015 and placed in Kotagarh Block.

Trilochana Sabar (Jr. Project Executive)

 Trilochana Sabar

Trilochana Sabar is a Post Graduate in Tribal Studies from Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar. Presently he is associated with South Odisha Initiative Project of Livolink Foundation as Project Executive from July 2015 and placed in Kotagarh Block.

Lal Bihar Gomango (Jr. Project Executive)

 Lal Bihar Gomango

Lal Bihar Gomango is a Post Graduate in Social Work from Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar. He started his career in SHAKTI, Rayagada as Executive under Child Fund India Programme. Presently he is associated with South Odisha Initiative Project of Livolink Foundation as Project Executive from November 2015 and placed in Muniguda Block.

Jogeswari Dharua (Jr. Project Executive)

 Jogeswari Dharua

Jogeswari Dharua is a Post Graduate in Social Work from Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar. Presently she is associated with South Odisha Initiative Project of Livolink Foundation as Project Executive from July 2015 and placed in Muniguda Block.

Yashabanta Naik (Jr. Project Executive)

 Yashabanta Naik

Yashabanta Naik is a Post Graduate in Social Work from Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar. He has worked with KISS for researching and publishing the book on “Adolescent Issues a Case Study” of Joshipur Block of Mayurbhanj District Odisha supported by UNFPA for Life Skill Education Project. Presently he is associated with South Odisha Initiative Project of Livolink Foundation as Project Executive from May 2016 and placed in Muniguda Block.

Jasmita Purty (Jr. Project Executive)

 Jasmita Purty

Jasmita Purty is a Post Graduate in Tribal Studies from Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar. Presently she is associated with South Odisha Initiative Project of Livolink Foundation as Project Executive from May 2016 and placed in Muniguda Block.

Bikash Kumar Meher (Block coordinator)

Bikash Kumar Meher

Bikash Kumar Meher is a post graduate in social sceince from Global Open University, Govt. of Nagaland with 8 year experience in development sector with exportize in improving livelihood and community mobilization. He was previously worked with OCTMP (Odisha community tank management project) Govt. of Odisha. Presently he is working as a Block coordinator at Livolink Foundation and posted at Kalahandi disrict.

Asima Nayak (Block Coordinator)

Asima Nayak

Asima Nayak is graduated from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar and continuing MSW in IGNOU with 6 years of experience in association with national and international aided Development Agency and Central Board for Workers Education having expertize in monitoring, capacity building and volunteer management for SHG Strengthening, Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Programme. Presently working as Block Coordinator at Livolink Foundation in Malaria Elimination Programme.

Pradeep Kumar Sahoo (Consultant)

Pradeep Kumar Sahoo

Pradeep Kumar Sahoo is a post graduate in Applied and Analytical Economics from Utkal University and MSW from NISWASS, Bhubaneswar. Mr. Sahoo has more than 6 years of experience in working with ILRI (International Livestock research Institute) as State field Coordinator. Currently he is working at Livolink Foundation as Consultant under Migration project posted at Nayagarh. . January 2017.

Supriya Dash (Consultant)

Supriya Dash

Supriya Dash a science graduate MBA (Agribusiness) from Utkal University. Miss Dash is having 3 years’ experience in livestock improvement programme of BAIF Nuapada. Presently she is working at Livolink Foundation as Consultant under the Migration initiative posted at Nuapada since January 2017.

Pravanjan Swain (Consultant)

Pravanjan Swain

Pravanjan Swain is a Master in social work with family and child welfare from Utkal University of Culture, Bhubaneswar. He has five years’ experience of working with Odisha Disaster Recovery project, Sanitation Trial and experience with Child right Advocacy. Presently working with Livolink Foundation as Consultant since January 2017.

Antaryami Baliarsingh (Consultant)

Antaryami Baliarsingh

Antaryami Baliarsingh is a Master of Social Science from NISWASS having one year experience in working with CYSD on awareness generation, lobby and advocacy for forestation, education, health, Right and entitlements and other dimension of development activities. Presently he is working at Livolink Foundation as Consultant under the Migration initiative posted at Nuapada since January 2017.

Swarnalata Pradhan (Consultant)

Swarnalata Pradhan

Swarnalata Pradhan a graduate Master In Social Work having experience of working with NYK, IDEI in the field of Agriculture and Women Empowerment. Presently she is working at Livolink Foundation as Consultant under the Migration initiative Nayagarh since January 2017.

Finance and HR

Rosalin Nayak (HR Assistant)

Rosalin Nayak

Rosalin Nayak is a Master Of Business Administration from Sikkim Manipal University, Bhubaneswar joined Livolink Foundation as Human Resource Cum PayRoll Assitant since June 2016.

Suraiya Tarannum (Accounts Executive)

Suraiya Tarannum

Suraiya Tarannum is a Commerce Post Graduate from Berhampur University, Odisha, with eight years’ experience in Tally & Maintenance of different type of accounts at a reputed chartered firm RDA & Associates and a years’ experience with Grandmark Infrastructure Pvt Ltd, Bhubaneswar. Ms Tarannum is presently associated as Accounts Executive in Livolink Foundation since 2012.

Dibyajyoti Behera (Accounts Assistant)

Dibyajyoti Behera

Dibyajyoti Behera is a Commerce Post Graduate from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar joined Livolink Foundation as an accounts assistant since June 2011.

Mirza Majid Baig (Jr. Accounts Executive)

Mirza Majid Baig

Mirza Majid Baig is a Commerce Post Graduate from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar with 3 years experience in Accounts, joined Livolink Foundation as a Junior Accounts Executive since April 2016.

Gagan Bihari Panda (Consultant- MIS & Accounts)

Gagan Bihari Panda

Gagan Bihari Panda is post Graduate in Commerce from Utkal University. He has 7 years’ experience as a Finance Officer in Odisha Tribal Empowerment & Livelihoods Programme (OTELP). Presently he is working working at Livolink Foundation as Consultant- MIS & Accounts under the Migration initiative since December 2016.

Susanta Kumar Sahu (Accountant Executive)

Susanta Kumar Sahu

Susanta Kumar Sahu is a Master of Business Administration from Sambalpur University. Worked as MIS Cum Accounts and past experience in Mining Sector in Jajpur, Odisha. Presently working with Livolink Foundation as an Accounts Executive based at Nuapada since January 2017.