Our Team

Vivek Srinivasan
Vivek Srinivasan
(Ph.D. Social Sciences)
Social scientist based at Stanford University and author of ‘Delivering services effectively’ published by the Oxford University Press. Vivek was also the first coordinator of India’ Right to Food Campaign.
Anuradha De
Anuradha De
(M.A. Economics)
Director of Collaborative Research and Dissemination. Anuradha has led numerous surveys on education, health and other public services across India, and is one of the principal authors of the influential ‘PROBE Report’.
Chakradhar Buddha
Chakradhar Buddha
(B.Tech Civil Engineering)
Program manager with the CCMP project. ‘Chakri’ is one of India’s leading right to information activists. He has personally made over 800 RTI applications and has trained hundreds of youth in using transparency as a tool for accountability.
Rajendran Narayanan
Rajendran Narayanan
(Ph.D. Statistics)
After his Ph.D. at Cornell, Rajendran conducted 8 months of action ethnography in Telangana as a part of the CCMP project. He has also taught statistics/mathematics at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, Cornell University, and Ashoka University, Sonepat.
Sakina Dhorajiwala
Sakina Dhorajiwala
(B.A. Economics)
Coordinated the ‘Combatting Corruption with Mobile Phones’ project of Stanford University for the last two years and was a Teach for India Fellow prior to this.
Sabhil Nath Paikra
Sabhil Nath Paikra
(Field Researcher/Mobiliser)
Informant to the villagers about National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) and the Public Distribution System (PDS) through mobile phones. Support citizens in registering their grievances with the administration.
Venkateswarlu Kuruva
Venkateswarlu Kuruva
(M.Com)
Working as field coordinator in CCMP project in Telangana.

Tech

Rajesh Golani
Rajesh Golani
(BTech, IIT Madras in Electrical engineering)
After 11 years of corporate career in chip design, now he currently engages his time as free lance researcher on various public policy and public service Government schemes. His main research topic is exploring the value of data transparency in reducing corruption and making the schemes more effective.
Mayank Rungta
Mayank Rungta
(BE, Computer Science and Engineering)
Out of a corporate career over 5 years now he is exploring technology (especially open source) and its effective use in the social sector. Public policy piques his interest. In free time he is usually outdoors possibly biking/treking.

Our Associates

Vibhore Vardhan
Vibhore Vardhan
(PhD Student Cornell)
Works with the youth from marginalized communities in designing learning spaces to question the existing power structures. He was a full-time member of the project between 2012-14 to explore appropriate technology for our partner organizations.
Rajesh Veeraraghavan
Rajesh Veeraraghavan
(Ph.D. School of Information, UC Berkeley)
Assistant Professor in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Has been a fellow at Brown and Harvard Universities and worked with Microsoft Research prior to his Ph.D.