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Drishtee Foundation Team
Mamta Mishra, President, Drishtee Foundation
She has been associated with Drishtee Foundation from its inception and works as an Executive Head of the organisation. A leader of the Micro-finance effort in the Foundation. She holds a Bachelors degree in Hindi and possesses an outstanding level of expertise and experience in the fields of social entrepreneurship.

She is instrumental in creating enabling environment to work. She has always put in best of efforts to make her teams work with highest efficiencies. She has been inspiring with innovative solutions to address the challenges of rural villages.





Siddhartha Shankar, President - Business & Human Development, Drishtee Foundation
Siddhartha is an MBA and Engineer, holding both degrees from Delhi University. He was also a Chevening Scholar and attended the Leeds University Management School, UK. Prior to leading Drishtee, Siddhartha was Chief Executive, Bulk Cement Corp., Head of Sales, ACC (Associated Cement Corporation Ltd.), and an employee at UNIDO.







Randhir Datta, Research Director, Drishtee Foundation
Randhir heads the Research, Promotions and Piloting wing of Drishtee Foundation. He is M.Tech. in Industrial Engineering & Management from ISM, Dhanbad. He has 20+ years of experience in research, project implementation and management functions in various capacities in major industrial sectors. He has headed numerous projects on research, viability studies, and implementation of projects for various organizations. His capability on quantitative and qualitative analysis, and genius interest in the social sector on development initiatives are the key factors for the success and the achievement of any project.





Sanmoy Das, Assistant Vice President, Rural Finance, Drishtee Foundation
Sanmoy holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. He brings more than 10 years of work experience in leading banks and other financial organisations. He has a strong financial management background. Within Drishtee, he is responsible for the financial services vertical and closely associated with the Micro-finance.







Pooja Bharech, Controller, Rural Finance, Drishtee Foundation
Pooja holds a Bachelor of Computer Applications from Rajasthan University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Rural management from the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA). She has specialised skills in Micro-finance and joined Drishtee Foundation as Asst. Manager - Microfinance. Currently, she has been promoted as Controller Rural Finance.






Shailesh Thakur, Co-founder, Drishtee
He is a co-founder of Drishtee along with Satyan and Nitin. His rural background and understanding of challenges in villages and his ground level experience add significant value for Drishtee. Shailesh also manages several critical relationships, particularly with the government and drives the e-Governance activity of Drishtee.






Nitin Gachhayat, Co-founder, Drishtee
Nitin has an MBA (International Business) from FORE School of Management and work experience includes with Yeti International as Manager Projects. He has been an invitee or a guest faculty in various forums including Punjab Administrative Academy. He is solely responsible for developing new services and applications for rural India that can then be sold through Drishtee and other kiosk networks.







Santosh Pandey
Santosh Kumar Pandey has been associated as an editor with Drishtee Foundation since March 2006. He is a Post graduate in History. He holds diploma in Hindi and English Journalism from Delhi University and Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan respectively. He has been looking printing, publication, advertising, designing and media relation needs of the organization.







Santosh Jha
Santosh Jha is a dedicated Accounts professional who hails from a small village of Bihar. His keen interest in rural livelihoods and rural finance makes him as a great asset for Drishtee Foundation. He is an integral part of the planning and frameworking done for our projects. Santosh with his abilities of accounts and auditing has added functional value at the one hand while contributing to the overall growth through his experienced observations.



Other Consultants

Satyan Mishra, Founder and MD, Drishtee
Satyan Mishra has extensive experience in software development. After completing his Masters in Business Administration from Delhi University, his entrepreneurial zest coupled with managerial and technical expertise led to the creation of this organization.







Swapna Mishra, Assistant Vice President, Drishtee
She leads a team of 60 Sales and Service professionals across the Drishtee network, spread in various states of the country. She is a Science post graduate with an outstanding academic and extra-curricular activities track-record. She worked for in the corporate sector in Marketing as well in the Social sector particularly in the area of women empowerment and gender issues. She brings with her a clear focus on women and women entrepreneurship.






Vignesh Sornamohan, Controller - Research and Partnerships, Drishtee Foundation
Vignesh holds a Masters in Public Management, with a Degree in Information Technology. He has completed Master of Philosophy in Law and Governance from Jawaharlal Nehru Univeristy, New Delhi and pursuing his Ph.D. His research papers include, ICTs for Rural Development, Policing the cyber space, Telecom regulation in India, Rural BPOs, etc. He worked with telecentre.org in the capacity of Community Facilitator - Asia.
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