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The Team:

The organization is endowed with a rich and diverse human resource pool with decades of development experience. Around fifteen core staff, several part-timers and paid community volunteers merge together to help people catalyze need-based, locale-specific, professionally managed services.


Dr. Ashok Ranjan Basu, I. A. S. ( Retd.), Ph.D., D.Litt, FRAS ( London ), FIMA


Former Principal Secretary to the Governor, Government of Himachal Pradesh  &

Administrative Member, Central Administrative Tribunal, Calcutta Bench

Dr. Bedprakas Syam Roy, I. A. S. ( Retd.),

Former Member, Third State Finance Commission, Government of West Bengal  &

Mr. R. K. Johri I.P.S (Retd.),

Former Addl. Director General of Police, Govt. of West Bengal, and Post Retirement - Chairman, Municipal Service Commission and Advisor : Kolkata Municipal Corporation & Nabadiganta Industrial Township Authority, Bidhannagar

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Renowned and eminent professional experts from various disciplines such as Sociology, Anthropology, Education, Economics, Agriculture, Health, Environment, Gender etc. constitute the Advisory Board as follows.
ASHA advisors busy in field work
ASHA advisors busy in field work
Agriculture / Water / Environment

Mr. Subal Chandra Ghosh, M. Sc. ( Agriculture ); Former Additional Director of Agriculture ( Special ), Government of West Bengal


Mr. Sanjoy Bose, B.Sc. - Business Management ( New York ), M.B.A. ( Radford University ); Managing Director - Granite Financial Advisors, Formerly with Oracle, Xerox and McGraw-Hill


Dr. Anjan Chattoraj, Working as Surveillance Medical Officer in WHO; MBBS(Cal), DMCW(Cal), Diploma in Maternity and Child Welfare, DHA(Diploma in Hospital Administration)


Dr. D. K. Ghorai, Former Project Director - RCH, State Family Welfare Officer and Joint Director of Health services, Government of West Bengal


Dr. (Ms.) B. Sengupta, Associate Professor, Department of Maternal and Child Health, All India Institute of Hygiene & Public Health, Kolkata


Dr. Ajanta Banerjee, Working as Medical Officer in Kolkata Municipal Corporation, Attached to Vivekananda Swasthya Seva Sangha (NGO) as a honorary member of executive committeeM.B.B.S, D.O, D.M.C.W


Mr. Bikash Chandra Basu, I.A.S. (Retd.) , Former Director of Consumer Goods and Rationing, Special Secretary - Food and Supplies, Government of West Bengal; Also worked in DRDA and was Deputy Commissioner in Kolkata Municipal Corporation


Mr. Amit Mukherjee, Electrical Engineer and Former Senior Manager, CESC the power utility company who has been associated with Sustainable Development with Land Acquisition and Public Private Partnerships (Consulting work in Cambodia)


Dr. Dalim Kumar Nandy, B.V.Sc and A.H., M.V.Sc, PhD (Bio.Tech) Texas, USA 




Ms. Roma Bose Kapoor, ( U.S.A. ) Currently Director, Donor and Field Engagement, United Way Worldwide ( USA ), Received several awards for social service

Apart from them we have two young Management Consultants - Mr. Sonu VC and Mr. Sandeep P. Yadav.

 Governing Body:

Name Designation Qualification Occupation
Dr.Tusharkanti Dey President M.B.B.S, D.M.C.W, M.D (Social and Preventive Medicine) from University of Calcutta Former - Epidemiologist & Community Health Specialist in the Department of Epidemiology, All India Institute of Hygiene & Public Health under Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India
Dr.Sebanti Ghosh Secretary M.B.B.S., Senior Research Fellowship -Public Health, PG Course - Public Health (PAHO And WBI),Course in Gender (Canada), M. Sc -Public Health Systems And Policy (London-ongoing) Public Health Expert (RMNCH+) and Gender Specialist
Mrs.Babita Ray Chakraborty Treasurer B.Sc. Previously worked with Lutheran World Service (India)
Ms.Debjani Chatterjee Member B.E. (Electrical), M.E. Senior Consultant,WIPRO Technologies
Dr.Ruma Ray Member MBBS, D.C.H. (London),M.R.C.P. (UK) Currently Visiting Pediatrician - Bhagirath Neotia Women & Child Health Care Centre, Kolkata
Mr.Dhiresh Chandra Biswas Member M. Com, L.L.B. Former Director of Marketing,Government of West Bengal
Mr.Madan Gopal Sarkar Member B.Sc. Former Tech. Superintendent / Margin Money Officer KVIC, State Office, Kolkata

The ASHA staff team with Advisors and volunteers

The organization has several Field Offices in the remote rural districts with a decentralized structure for managing field projects with oversight provided by the central back up team at the head office.


ASHA believes in the spirit of Federalism and has supported the formation of a sister organization autonomous in nature in Orissa working in Nuapada district.
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