Mr. A. K. Dwivedi (Director)
Mr. Dwivedi, an alumnus of the prestigious IIM-Ahmedabad founded AMS in 1991 and has since been heading the company. An accomplished researcher, Mr. Dwivedi is widely recognized as an authority in statistical analysis as applied in social research. Mr. Dwivedi has several research studies to his credit, done for an illustrious array of clients including the World Bank, USAID, Unicef, Planning Commission of India, etc. Besides, Mr. Dwivedi also holds the distinction of having been nominated as the State Consultant for preparing the Project Implementation Plans (PIP) of several externally aided projects such as the World Bank funded Heath Systems Development Project, Integrated Child Development Services-Reforms projects and the like.

Mr. S. N. Joshi (Senior Consultant)

A Gold Medalist in Social Sciences from XISS, Ranchi, and with a professional experience of over 30 years, Mr. Joshi is a recognized expert in the field of women and child development. Besides being a Master Trainer of national repute for the Government's Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) programme under the Ministry of Women & Child Development, Mr. Joshi has undertaken several monitoring & evaluation and impact assessment studies too in the sector. Further, Mr. Joshi has also successfully conducted such research studies across various other sectors. Evaluating the Activities of Mobile Medical Vans, Evaluation of Dairy Development Schemes and Evaluating the Implementation of Loan Grant Scheme for the SCs, STs and Minorities are some of the recent projects done by Mr. Joshi that deserve to be mentioned in the context.

Mr. Santosh Pant (Senior Consultant)
A Geologist by profession, Mr. Pant has to his credit a long standing experience in the field of environmental conservation and pollution control. As a Geologist, apart from mineral exploration, environmental aspects, such as, air, water and sound pollution, ground water pollution, etc. formed an important component of his professional activities. Mr. Pant has also been the co-founder of the Ecomen Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. that engages itself for chemical analysis of soil, water, wastes, effluents, industrial toxins, etc. to ascertain pollution level, type of pollution and other eco-environmental aspects. In his 6-year long stint with the company, he has led the execution of several projects in the area of his expertise. District Level Monitoring of Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC) & Swajaldhara Programmes; Rural Drinking Water Sector Reforms Project, World Bank sponsored U.P. Water Sector Restructuring Project (UPWSRP), Evaluation of Rajeev Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission, Evaluation of Submission (Quality) Projects under Accelerated Rural Water Supply Programme are just to name a few in this context.

Dr. S.N. Tripathi (Training Director)
A doctorate in Social Science, Dr.  S. N. Tripathi possesses rich professional experience in developing training modules and organizing various training programs for the Government functionaries. He is entrusted with the overall management of the Middle Level Training Center at Moradabad, set up for providing training to ICDS Supervisors in Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Tripathi has also been associated with a number of BCC trainings, sensitization/orientation programs and convergence workshops for the Government functionaries towards enhancing inter-sectoral cooperation and coordination.

Mr. Subhajit Bhadra (Senior Consultant)
A Post-graduate in Operations Research from Webster University, Thailand, an accredited American University headquartered at St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Mr. Bhadra has expertise and rich professional experience in conceptualizing, planning and moduling various projects related to participatory research, monitoring & evaluation,  training and community mobilization, especially in the fields of agriculture & rural development, social welfare and the like. An authority in his field, Mr. Bhadra also possesses sizable experience of planning, coordinating and executing a number of research studies, decentralized training & capacity-building programmes at various levels — right from the State, district, block, down to the village level. In addition, in his 7-year long stint with AMS, Mr. Bhadra has honed his skills in the preparation of budgetary estimates, formulating Project Implementation Plans (PIPs) and policy formulation & evaluation for various social sector projects.

Mr. Waseef Naqvi (Senior Research Analyst)
With a Master’s degree in Irrigation & Drainage Engineering from one of India’s premier institutes, Samhigginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology & Sciences, Mr. Naqvi has been working as irrigation specialist in the area of micro irrigation systems for the last 9 years. He started his career as an Engineer with a premier irrigation firm, where he dealt with the design, installation and maintenance of the irrigation systems and further served as landscaping engineer with Blue Ridge Irrigations, Roanoke, USA. Mr. Naqvi has a number of research publications to his credit in the field of micro sprinklers and drip irrigation systems on vegetable crops. Additionally, he holds a management degree from Virginia Tech, a top-ranked university in the USA that allows him to contribute tremendously towards the agriculture and rural development endeavors being handled by AMS.

Dr. Swati Raman (Senior Research Analyst)
A Ph.D. in Applied Economics on the topic, "Knowledge Sharing in Indian I.T. Industry: Antecedents & Performance," Dr. Swati has had nearly 9 years of experience in Management research and academics. She has worked as a management faculty for about nine years while practicing as a Freelance Management Consultant and a Trainer alongside. She has developed and delivered customized training programs for managers and executives of a leading US based NGO supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She has undertaken a number of research assignments which were successfully converted into research papers and case studies which have been published and recognized both at national and international forums.

Dr. K. K. Sharma (Research Analyst)
Dr. K. K. Sharma is an alumnus of the prestigious Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA). He also holds a Bachelors degree in dental surgery. Dr. Sharma has gained ample experience in rural healthcare research, capacity building, quantitative & qualitative data generation, and preparation of IEC (Information, Education, and Communication) materials. He has proved himself as a determined Research Analyst based on his data analysis skills, ability to identify healthcare needs, and grassroots insights. Additionally, Dr. Sharma also has several stories and articles published in renowned newspapers.

Ms. Sanjana Sarkar (Research Analyst)
Ms. Sanjana holds a Master of Science in Social and Cultural Anthropology from the University College, London. Having expertise in qualitative research, data analysis, ethnographic inquiry, and anthropological analysis, Ms. Sanjana possesses the ability to plan, design and subsequently implement, analyze and document research projects independently. She has also been involved in several ethnographic inquiries and anthropological investigations. Apart from taking interest in secondary research, community mobilization, and report writing, Ms. Sanjana has been deeply interested in imparting elementary education to underprivileged children in the sub-urban areas of New Delhi.

Dr. Deepak Bhati (Research Analyst)
A Master of Public Health (MPH) from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, K.L.E., Belgaum, Dr. Bhati has a thorough understanding of statistical analysis. He has worked with esteemed research organisations towards improving child health and has also presented several seminars. Dr. Bhati also excels in preparing operational manuals and survey tools for healthcare projects. Besides this, he has volunteered for a number of institutions towards eradication of pneumonia and polio. Dr. Bhati has also shown his expertise in designing training programs as well as conducting them at national level.

Mr. Amlan Jyoti Chaudhury (Research Analyst)
A Post Graduate in Public Policy & Governance from TISS, Mr. Amlan holds excellent research and data mining skills. With his ability to analyze and monitor Government Schemes and programs, he has assisted and coordinated with several Government officials in designing developmental programs. Mr. Amlan has also conducted multiple field visits to distant and remote households for designing and planning affordable livelihood schemes under the aegis of State Governments. Apart from being an excellent researcher, Mr. Amlan is also well-versed with a range of statistical tools.

Ms. Aratrika Ghosh (Research Analyst)
Ms. Aratrika holds a double masters degree in Geography and Urban and Regional Planning from Delhi School of Economics and CEPT University respectively. Ms. Aratrika is also qualified in "Geospatial Technologies for Urban Planning" by Indian Institute of Remote Sensing. Apart from GIS Based Urban and Rural Planning, Ms. Aratrika is immensely interested in environment and social impact assessment, ecotourism, social infrastructure, research based work related to urban and regional planning, secondary research, community mobilization, and social science.




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