Neelesh Kulkarni (Director)
Neelesh Kulkarni has a range experience of implementing a participatory development project in a micro watershed to developing a natural resource management plan for a river basin. He has worked as consultant to grass root level NGOs and was also an advisor on Water Resource Development to Government of India. His experience of over 17 years includes support to NGOs for preparation of participatory water management plans all over the country, facilitating efforts for developing pro poor water policy for the country, and initiating dialogue with elected representative on water governance.
Neelesh worked as a consultant to Government of Maharashtra and the World Bank for pre-feasibility studies in Jalswarajya project in rural water supply and Sanitation sector. He has worked with various government departments especially in Maharashtra for developing participatory approaches in their working through innovating change management processes.
Apart from his work in the water sector, Neelesh being an Electronics engineer has also worked with the Information Technology Task Force of the government of Maharashtra and was instrumental in formulating a comprehensive IT policy for masses in Maharashtra . He is responsible for business development at PriMove