A non profit committed to the cause of women, children and most marginalised sections of society
Neeti Foundation is an Independent think tank registered under Indian Trust Act 1882. We are guided by an Advisory Board consisting of eminent economists, development professionals academics, jurists and leaders from media, civil society, bureaucracy and corporate sector.
Our mission is to address the needs of the most marginalised communities, especially women and children in India.
Neeti has an extensive network of resource person for our work on policy analysis, capacity building and program implementation especially with regard to funding from bi-laterals as well as funding from corporate social responsibility.
These consist of researchers, content writers, apex level training institutions, governance experts, development practitioners, political leaders, media, and international partners.
We endeavour to bring together all stakeholders on a shared platform to debate and find solutions to issues related to India’s development. By doing so, Neeti Foundation seeks to emerge as a premier organisation committed to the cause of development for all its citizens and also provide a forum for neutral yet passionate intellectual discourse and hands-on action.
Development sector specialist since 1993 at progressively senior levels (nearly 17 years with the UN) in design and implementation of programmes on sustainable human development, gender responsive governance, human development, and convergence to meet MDGs. A Distinguished Adjunct Fellow of the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) and Advisor to the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Bhubaneswar.
25 Years of work experience in the field of media, public relations and writing. She has also worked with a range of issues and programmes with Action Aid, UNDP, Room to Read, India and more. Has authored 12 books on tribal land rights in India in Hindi and has developed content for children in the form of poetry, stories, riddles and related themes.
Education – from early childhood to secondary education
Child Rights – protection, child labour prevention and participation
Women’s Rights – legal literacy, sexual and reproductive health, anti sexual harassment at workplace
Rights based development work – development strategies and understanding of legal frameworks impacting development and poverty eradication.
Neeti works in collaboration with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Ministry of Finance, Government of India to engender greater capability at all levels to sustain benefits of Financial Inclusion. Network 18 is our Media Partner.
Neeti works on policy reform and advocacy for sustainable management of energy and environment, including power sector reform and climate change mitigation and adaptation. Sustainable human development means that the citizens experience a better quality of life and our natural resources, including Water, Land and forests are sustainably managed and conserved. Policy analysis and building capacity for improved access to energy resources and low carbon economy will be special area of focus for the forum.
More than 22 years of work as a development professional. Has worked with a range of international organisations like UNICEF, Plan International , Save the Children Room to Read India in different areas of the country.
Is a Finance Officer in NTPC, Economist in RBI, AGM (Risk) in IDBI Bank, Head Strategy in OIA (a company in African infrastructure), Director in Neeti Research. Eco (Hons.) St. Stephen’s, MA -Eco (JNU), Chartered Financial Analyst (US)
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