MTech in Technology and Development from Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas (CTARA), IIT Bombay
Himanshu had worked as CTARA-MoRD Research Fellow at the National Mission Management Unit of DDU-GKY, Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi. Working majorly towards addressing the placement gaps in DDU-GKY, he had conceptualized ‘Kaushal Saathi’, a candidate companion initiative for providing post placement support to DDU-GKY candidates. His latest engagement before joining DMEO was, as a consultant(operations) with Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University (Govt. of NCT of Delhi). He was also part of Department of Public Enterprise funded CSR Study Unity at IIT Bombay as a M.Tech Researcher. He has worked in different rural settings specially with the tribal communities during his post-graduation by engaging with them through field stays, PRA activities, FGDs and surveys. He believes, unlearning is an integral part of creative thinking and innovation. His areas of interest include Rural Development, CSR, Energy access and use of RCT for evaluation.