Mr. Amin is the promoter of Adhikar and also its founder President. He has worked in the social development sector for over 25 years. He was the first to introduce the concept of money remittance for the migrant workers and also initiated the cooperative movement in the state of odisha along with others. He also has strong exposure in international best practices in microfinance. Under his dynamic leadership and financial acumen, Adhikar has reached out to even extremely difficult geographical locations including left wing extremist affected districts of Odisha and Chhattisgarh. In addition he is an Ashoka Fellow in 1995 for the innovative approach to financial and social intermediation through SHGs.
Mr. Dalabehera has multi-decade experience in social development and microfinance through exposure to such programs as the National Crech program, awareness generation in rural base, SHG and SHG Federation promotion and microfinance model of Grameen, etc. At Adhikar he has carried out various responsibility in the fields of internal audit, operation, government liaising, livelihood promotion and promotion of SHG federation.
Mr. Mishra has 27 years of experience in various institutions in India, including Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Institute of Surveyors and Loss Assessors. During his illustrious career he acquired major experience in cost accountancy and consultant. He also serves as the Council Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India.
Dr. Mary is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Utkal University, Odisha. She has widely contributed to the study of tribes in Odisha. Professionally she has years of experience in the field of teaching, research, administrative and executive. She was awarded as Rashtra Ratan Award by All India Business Development Association and Bharat Shiksha Rattan Award by Global Society for Health & Educational Growth for her contribution in the areas of education, community health and gender issues.
SK. Abdul Safique, a Gandhian in philosophy who has been committed and devoted to social development. He possesses more than 25 years of experience and championed in women empowerment, gender issues, local self-governance, and disaster management. He is associated with organisations like Action Aid, Oxfam etc., and leading a development organization called LOK BIKASH based at Dhenkanal.
Mr. Kanungo is a Senior Consultant, Social Security. He has more than 25 years of experience in Micro Life Insurance.
Mr. Maharana is banker, specially leading the programme of Financial inclusion in rural Odisha and Coastal Andhhra Pradesh. He has more than 25 years of experience.
Mr. Rath is a Social Development Professional having 25 years of experience in child health & education. He is also the Promoter of Peoples Organization and livelihood enhancement.