We are a diverse team defined by a shared vision to create a greener India and a healthier planet.
Wishy is the Brand Ambassador of SankalpTaru. She can be seen hopping around SankalpTaru forest and is the driving force behind to make your wishes come true
Hails from Uttarakhand hills, with a passion to connect to his roots, he came back from the US to find SankalpTaru Foundation
Priyanka Negi Bhandari
Chief Operating Officer
Surpassing the works of the CEO, she is the forewoman who is passionate about sustainability, greener initiatives and is always eager to unscramble things
Associate Director - Operations
Devising communication, resource allocation and services alignment for all on-ground activities of our organisation, he is our go-to person. He consistently evokes a sense of learning nuances of the daily on-ground work, using the judgement earned from years of experience.
Ravi Bhan Singh
Associate Director - Operations
A native of Thar desert, his passion to transform desert & barren lands into green patches keeps him going every day
Program Management Team
After 21 years in the corporate sector, coming to SankalpTaru was her calling from Mother Nature. Hailing from the hills, she wants to make her hometown, Delhi-greener. She adopts the pace of nature and her secret is patience
Comes from the cultural lands of Trichy, an architect who looks at the planet through the eye of an enthusiastic photographer, wanting to make it greener
Hails from the Western Ghats, she is a biodiversity expert and passionate about growing more biodiverse hotspots in India
Well-traveled, well-read, and no stranger to the works of philosophy & sociology, he designs our programs with his spirited attitude
Sr. Program Specialist (Food Technology)
Coming from Himachal, she is a food technology PG who wishes to take nutritious produce from Indian farmers to every household and palette
Juliana D Souza
She is an enthusiastic Agriculturist who has done a BSc in Agriculture from the University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore.
Tejas Dattarao Deshmukh
Coming from Central India, he is fond of the outdoors and reading. Carrying an environmental science background, he handles our programs in Maharashtra.
Outreach & Marketing Team
Hails from Delhi NCR, an Ex-Biotech prof. who wishes to connect deeply with mother nature dipping her works in her words
Senior Specialist - O&M Team
A native of J&K dipping her toes in many fields, she is conscientious about her work handholding the dynamics of nature
Kamal Singh Karki
A travel enthusiast, he reflects his love for nature in his designs, motion graphics, and other visual content
A native of Uttar Pradesh, he is a dedicated designer who intricately puts his love for nature into his strings of design.
Once an IT professional, she is a conscious soul in the making who enjoys the innocent smiles of the children and is on a quest to reach her full potential.
Technology & Innovations Team
General Manager - Technology & Innovations
Born and brought up in Delhi and having an advanced educational background in IT, she joins SankalpTaru with almost a decade-long experience and understanding of different industries.
Anand Singh Bhandari
Prefers to reside in the rural beauty and is inclined towards nature, he backs our IT support
Operations Manager - South India
Electrical Engineer by degree, he enjoys spreading greenery & smiles wherever he goes
Senior Operations Coordinator - Maharashtra & Gujarat
Coming from Vidarbha, MH and driven by the fighting spirit of the natives marks his every move
Operations Coordinator - Leh Ladakh
From the cold desert of Ladakh, a diploma holder in Horticulture, he is the lone ranger in the uncharted territory of India, growing STF apple villages
Operations Coordinator - Delhi NCR
A resident of Thar desert, an ex-teacher, he wishes to impart his knowledge into making the planet ecologically balanced and livable
Senior Donor Officer - Tamil Nadu
An MSW who hails from the seashore of Mahabalipuram, he is committed to bringing more smiles to the faces of farmer-beneficiaries
Operations Coordinator - Assam & Odisha
An MSW who hails from Jorhat, Assam, he is committed to growing dense forests picking inspiration from his native land
Operations Coordinator - North India
A traveler who hails from Uttar Pradesh, he is a go-getter
Operations Coordinator - Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh
Coming from Vidarbha, MH, he is a passionate traveler hopping from villages to towns in his large regional territory
Operations Coordinator - Telangana
Hails from Hyderabad, he is a passionate traveler and an ever-smiling personality of our group
P Veera Kanteswara
Operations Coordinator - Andhra Pradesh
Hailing from Andhra, he is a computer science graduate and a Balakrishna movie fan, and can be often seen doing stunts on our plantation grounds
Operations Coordinator - West Bengal
An MSW hailing from the coastal region of West Bengal, he is highly accomplished in the academic world and is one of our youngest coordinators
Operations Coordinator - Maharashtra
Hails from a culturally rich Taj Mahal city & relocated in the western ghats, he is strengthening our relationship with our farmer beneficiaries
Operations coordinator- Karnataka
Hails from the Western Ghats, he is a farmer, strong technical support, and an irrigation network technician
Operations Executive - Haryana
Hails from Haryana, he is a farmer and an enthusiastic hopper from village to village
Operations Executive - North India
Hails from western UP, he is a happy-go-lucky person who works in a close-knit fashion with farmers
Mulayam Singh Yadav
Operation Executive - North India
A native of Lucknow and another one of our youngest members, he is juggling through our on-ground works
Site In-charge - Chokhla, Rajasthan
One of the eldest members of SankalpTaru Operation’s group and a grandfather, he nurtures saplings for the generations to witness & rejoice
Vikas Kumar Rana
Operations Executive, Jharkhand
Accounts honours and computer application diploma is his background. He loves nature and likes to read, research and talk about climate change and global warming.
Dinesh Prasad Gaur
Operations Executive, Uttarakhand
A native of the cultural highlands of Uttarakhand, he plays musical instruments and is a big fan of travelling.
Sourav Ranjan Thakur
Operations Executive (Odisha)
Joined in from the district of Kalahandi, Odisha, he wishes to bring a positive change to Kalahandi’s austerity and equalise the sectors to the richness of agriculture that the place possesses.
Operations Executive (Ghaziabad)
A Delhi citizen and a brilliant photographer, Sajid is an enthusiastic personality that strengthens our groundwork with the operations team.
Operations Executive (Tamil Nadu)
An engineer and a farmer, Selva manages his mango farm keenly. His association with us has been ever-changing and inspiring, from our farmer beneficiary to our volunteer to a valued team member.
Senior Operations Coordinator
A native of Telangana, he has joined our team, bringing along the immense experience of more than a decade in Rural Plantation. Ramesh has studied Horticulture and takes a keen interest in sustainable agricultural development and demo-field workshops.
Admin & Finance Team
He is an author at heart and a multi-tasker wearing various hats at SankalpTaru
Specialist (HR & Admin)
An MBA in HR & Finance background holding 2 years of professional experience in HR and database management, she loves to travel and watch movies.
A composed guy who crunches numbers, he handles our finances and accounts
Senior Specialist (HR, Admin & Donor Relations)
A cheerful personality with 5 years experience in HR, excels in handling diverse challenges. Her experience ensures a harmonious work environment by promoting understanding and collaboration among individuals.
Dr. J. C. Tewari
Chief Scientific Advisor
A veteran who holds 35+ years of forestry and agroforestry experience in ICAR - CAZRI, and an environmental sciences background, he is one of our distinguished Advisory board members elevating our works
Chairperson, Overseas Advisory Board
A ‘migrant philanthropist’ as he is known by, and a generous and conscious citizen, he is one of the great minds amongst other Advisory board members. Holding over two decades of Global experience in varied operations, his leadership qualities are notable
Dr. Savitha Kootil
Member, Overseas Advisory Board
Working for Kaiser Permanente, Georgia for nearly two decades, she is one of our Advisory Board members who is an internal medicine practicing physician, a mentor, an environmentally conscious citizen, and a humanitarian. Many feathers in her cap!
Member, Overseas Advisory Board
Working closely for more than a decade with renewable energy programs, she is one of our Advisory Board members who help design & implement customer-centric systems and aims to transform banal activities into eco-conscious deeds for every individual