Anil Tyagi- Director

Anil has been involved in the development sector for last 25 years. He is Master in commerce and he made a beginning of his career as a community Mobiliser in Deepalya plan Project and then he joined MAMTA-Health Institute for mother and Child based in Delhi as Program Manager and implemented various projects related to Health and Development, Women Empowerment, Adolescent Development, and Reproductive and Child Health. He has worked with various esteem organization, like People’s Science Institute, Himmotthan Society, CEDAR. He is working from last 5 years on Rural Livelihood, Cooperative Management, Financial Management, Microfinance and Enterprise development in the Himalayas.

Upasana Joshi- Senior Program Manager

Upasana Joshi is a development professional with over seven years of experience in project management, community mobilization, donor engagement and fundraising. She has experience of working for International Agencies like International Union for Conservation of Nature, World Business Council for Sustainable Development and International Water Association. At CBED, she is responsible for supervising and coordinating activities pertaining to Environment and Natural resource domain. Currently she is working on the documentation of People Biodiversity Registers and livelihood enhancement through integration of mushroom and dairy in Jaunpur Block

Akanksha Chauhan- Program Manager

Akanksha brings over a diverse set of experience on board in disaster management, livelihood, employee engagement, communications etc. She has done a Masters in Disaster Management from Tata Institute of Social sciences (TISS). In the past Akanksha worked with Jones Lang LaSalle and Amdocs as a CSR person, where she was responsible for strategic planning, employee engagement, coordination and development of comprehensive CSR programs. Prior to the CSR, she worked with Church Auxiliary for Social Action in varied capacities wherein she was have gained an extensive field exposure in various parts of the country. In CBED her duties involves interacting with different clients to create awareness about CBED approach and practices, fund raising and development of communication material such as concept notes, proposal and project planning.

Salman Khan- Research Officer

Salman is a graduate from University of Delhi and post graduate from Forest Research Institute (Deemed) University, Dehradun and is currently pursuing Ph.D. Forestry from Forest Research Institute (Deemed) University, Dehradun. He has varied experience and interest in Biodiversity assessment, Impact of Climate Change on biodiversity, Forest Entomology, Inventory of flora and fauna etc. In CBED Salman is taking care of the preparation of People’s Biodiversity Register (PBR) in different villages of Uttarakhand.

Rajneesh Singh- Team Leader, Munakot

Rajneesh brings over 15 years of leadership experience as a team leader, field coordinator, livelihood coordinator and as a consultant to CBED. He is working as a Technical Agency Coordinator in Munakot in Pithoragarh district. He holds a Masters degree in Social Work from Uttarakhand Open University and a B.A. degree in Economics, Political Science and history from HNB Garhwal University. He is well versed with development issues in Uttarakhand and since the beginning of career he had marked his excellence in Community based Livelihood and enterprise development programs in Uttarakhand. He has worked with Jakheshwar Shikshan Sansthan (JSS), Chamoli; Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYK) Chamoli, Uttaranchal Jan Vikas Samiti, Dehradun; Shiri Bhuwneshari Mahila Ashram (SBMA) Anjanisain, Tehri Garhwal and with Directorate of Census Operation, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, Uttarakhand, Dehradun.

Naveen Pandey- Team Leader, Jaunpur

Naveen is a development sector professional with a Masters in Social Work from “Uttarakhand Open University” and have a total work experience of 10 years in the social sectors. Currently Naveen is working as a “Technical Agency Coordinator” in CBED, Dehradun with full time involvement in IFAD assisted ILSP project of Uttarakhand and is deployed in Jaunpur Block of District Tehri. Naveen is actively involved in networking and liasoning with the government bodies and other voluntary organizations. He takes care of community mobilization, evaluation and monitoring of the projects in the field.

Keshav Sharma- Training Coordinator

Keshav is a visionary and a firm believer in the improving the quality of education in the agriculture sector. He believes in creating an impact in the agricultural sector by providing a theoretical and practical exposure to the students. Kehsav is a B.Com graduate from H.P. University and has undergone GIS training from IIT Roorkee. He has a varied work experience in Marketing and management along with a wide exposure of the development sector.

Pramod Kumar Chourasia - Training Officer

Pramod is the Training officer in Krishivan Center. He has done his master in Forestry from FRI Dehradun and is currently his pursuingP.HD Forestry Extension from FRI, Dehradun. Pramod likes to work for a meaningful and challenging cause that enables him to enhance his skills, knowledge, strengths and abilities.

Total Staff Straingth

Professional Staff 51
Support Staff 05
Total 56