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Our Board Trustees

Governing board provides oversight and counsel to WASSAN. It comprises up to five independent members with distinguished records of public service and three leaders from WASSAN, including the executive director.



Shri Jagadananda is a Social Activist and Civil Society Leader. Earlier, he was State Information Commissioner, Odisha and a Member in State Planning Board of Odisha; He is the President of the National Social Watch (NSW); held offices as Chairperson, Voluntary Action Network India (VANI), the largest national network of social development agencies in India, Chair of Credibility Alliance, a national forum for promotion of accountability norms for Civil Society Organizations; currently the Chair of Sa-Dhan, a national network of Community Development Micro Finance Institutions with wide membership spread across the country.

Email: jagadaj@gmail.com

Gagan Sethi


Shri Gagan Sethi is a development educator and practising Organizational Development expert and a Gender trainer. As founder of Janvikas, he has helped set up several strategic organizations in the country, like Kutch MahilaVikasSangathan, Sahjeevan, Drishti, Centre for Social justice, HID forum to name a few. He was appointed as member of monitoring group by NHRC to monitor human right violations. His professional expertise lies in Human and institutional development training and designing.

Email: gaganssethi@gmail.com

Ashwini Kulkarni


Smt Ashwini Kulkarni belongs to the Civil Society organisation Pragati Abhiyan based in Nashik. She has been associated with rural poverty related programmes for two decades. Pragati Abhiyan works with tribal villages of Nashik district and is also involved in research and policy work.

Email: pragati.abhiyan@gmail.com

K. Suresh


Shri K. Suresh, associated with WASSAN Group of Institutions for several years. And agriculturist by profession, but his passion is in children’s literature. Founded ‘Manchi Pustakam’, a trust to publish, and promoting children’s literature and popular science books.

Email: kosaraju.suresh@gmail.com

Our Team

WASSAN’s work is organized in multiple locations on multiple themes at multiple levels, each staff member of the organization is expected to work/ coordinate with several other staff members of the organization, are working in our project locations, immersing themselves directly with target communities across seven of the states. They are recruited from universities and hold degrees in subjects like management, engineering, agriculture and the social sciences.

Write to Us

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send us a message. We reply within 24 hours!

A. Ravindra

Executive Secretary and Director


Dr. Sabyasachi Das



Ms. Bhagyalaxmi

Associate Director


C. Bakka Reddy

Associate Director


Dinesh Balam

Associate Director


Ms. A. Sridevi

Program Manager (Finance)


Ms. Swapnavathy Nuthalakanti

Human Resources


Ms. Gijivisha Khattry

Chairperson, Anti-Sexual Harassment (ASH) Committee


Locations near you


Livelihood Resource Center (WASSAN LRC)
Pargi – Manneguda Road, Syedmalkapur,
Near Nazeerabad Thanda,
Pincode – 501501

Sri Sathya Sai (Kadiri)

Door No:14/462-18, Opposite Deputy Executive Engineer, Housing Corporation, Hindupur Road,
Kadiri Mandal,
Pincode – 515591
Andhra Pradesh


Higa1/189, Sagarnagar Near KKR Old Age Home
Pincode – 530045
Andhra Pradesh

Srikakulam (Manyam)

Main road, Opposite govt high school,
Seetampeta Village and Mandal,
Pincode – 532443
Andhra Pradesh


Bhagirathi Nagar Near UCO Bank,
Main Road,
Pincode – 764648


CA/13, Chitrakonda,
Pincode – 764045


B/206, BDA HIG, Duplex Colony,
Pincode – 751003


Near Sambad Office
C/o Rama Chandra Hansdah,
At Siripur, Post – Madhapur,
Pincode – 758002


At Lingaraj Nagar,
Gopal Krishna Marg,
Post – Irrigation Colony,
Pin Code – 764001

Get in Touch

We are here to help you 7 days a week and respond within 24 hours. Plus, you can find most answers to your questions right on FAQ page.

Head Office

Plot No. 685 & 686, Street No. 12, Narasimha Swamy Colony,
Nagole, Hyderabad – 500 068, Telangana, India

Contact Us

Tel No: +91 (40) 29555295
Mail: mail@wassan.org


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