About Us: Governing Body...

Aparna Sahay


Mrs. Aparna Sahay has an illustrious career in the academics, civil services and consultancy spanning more than 35 years. After teaching Political Science for 2 years to undergraduates, joined Rajasthan Accounts Service in 1979. Last assignment held was Registrar & Additional Director, HCM State Institute of Public administration, Jaipur, the apex training body of the Government of Rajasthan, involved in capacity building of the Civil Servants: March 2014-Sept 2015.
Financial Advisor, Rajasthan Industrial Development & Investment Promotion Corporation (RIICO), May 2008-March 2014.
Executive Director (Finance) in Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation, (RTDC), 2004-2008
Member Secretary of State Women's Resource Centre, HCM RIPA 2003-2004
State Coordinator, The Hunger Project for Food Security through empowerment of elected Women in PRIs, 2001-2003
Member Secretary, Rajasthan State Commission for Women, 2000-2001
Consultant on Reproductive & Child Health with the Swedish International Development Authority 1998-99
As Director of Lok Jumbish Project, which was a joint intervention of Government of India and Swedish international Development Agency in Government schools of Rajasthan, major breakthrough was made in elementary education, by way of community involvement teachers’ training, women’s empowerment, buildings improvement and curriculum development.
Held position of Financial Advisor/Chief Accounts Officer, in various departments the Govt eg., Social Justice & Empowerment, Panchayati Raj & Rural Development, Special Schemes, Food & Civil Supplies, Transport , Khadi & Village Industries
Participated in national & international Conferences including UN Conferences on Social Development, Stockholm, Sweden in 1995, c. Trade & Development UNCTAD , Sao Paulo, Brazil and Commission on Status of Women, CSW 59, New York, USA, March 2015. She also worked as nominee on Joint Review Missions and Evaluative Assessments of GOI as well as international agencies.


Sanjai Bhatt


Dr. Bhatt is a Professor at the Department of Social Work, University of Delhi Masters in Social Work and law graduate from Lucknow University, Dr. Bhatt has been a founder member of Pairvi and is associated with a number of social movements and civil society organizations.


P M Paul


Director at CECOEDECON, Jaipur. Mr. Paul has a long association with the sector. He has also worked for CARE and other international agencies. Social development professional, Mr. Paul has been a founder member and a guiding light of PAIRVI since its initial days.


Bharat Bhushan


Mr. Bhatrat Bhushan is chief functionary of People’s Action for National Integration (PANI), an Uttar Pradesh based organization. He is also secretary of SAATHI, UP a state wide network of NGOs. He had actively engaged in the total revolution led by Shri Jai Prakash Narain. He is also associated with a number of organizations, networks and movements.


P.C. Jain


Justice Jain retired as judge of the Rajasthan High court. He is a legal writer par excellence and his articles on various legal and social issues have found place in various leading law journals and magazines over the last 15 years. He has also led an international People’s Tribunal on Eviction of Peasants in Singur, Nandigram and other areas in West Bengal.


Sumati Bishnoi


Sumati Bishnoi is a women rights activist and provides legal aid to different women organizations. She has been associated with several social and legal groups. Ms. Bishnoi is an advocate in Rajasthan High Court.