(Sr. Finance Manager)
Bhawna Anand Bhatia is Sr. Finance Manager in CURE. She did her graduation from Keshav Mahavidyalaya. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant, DISA and has completed course on IFRS and Oracle SQL9i. She has over 15 years of experience which include planning, supervising, and executing Accounting, Auditing and Taxation work for Corporates, Autonomous Bodies, Banks and other Non-corporate entities and ensuring compliance with Accounting Standards, SOPs, applicable laws and regulations and Entity’s objectives. She has earlier worked with STC, WAPCOS, DDA, PNB, Vijaya Bank, etc. She has strong analytical skills and has excellent command over MS-Excel.
Graduate Architect from Sushant school of art and architecture, Gurgaon; Suhani has worked on varied architectural projects from office interior, commercial building and housing projects to spearheading a publication project Celebrating public spaces of India. Her 4 years of work has allowed her to travel to various cities across the country for her projects. Her interest lies in community participatory methods of building and development. She supports ‘Access to Taps and Toilets in Slum communities in NOIDA’ program for CURE. Apart from work she likes to read, explore and learn about cities, places and people.
Asim Khan has a degree in Management of Finance and over ten years of experience. Working as the finance officer, he is accountable for keeping tally of expenses against annual budgets and forecasts, payments, day to day accounting, monthly utilization statements, financial statements and monthly financial reports. He also assists with tax computations and file returns.
Rajeev brings with him an experience of more than thirteen years of social work. He holds a masters degree in Sociology and currently engaged with CURE as project coordinator. He specializes in community mobilization and participatory planning.
Trishubh is a Physical Planner with specialization in Urban Planning. She has been working with CURE as Project Coordinator since 2015 on the concept of rainwater harvesting in the underprivileged communities. Her key areas of specialization are transportation, city plans, infrastructure provisions & management. She also likes to paint, read and listen music.
Anand is a bright young planning graduate from IIT Roorkee and specializes in solid waste management techniques. He currently handles the Savda Ghevra Project of CURE, where he is managing various livelihood projects apart from strengthening door to door waste collection system.
Prakhar Nigam has a bachelor’s degree in physical planning from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. He currently works on Delhi WaterAid program for CURE and aids with managing field activities across all projects in Delhi.
Jacob holds a bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from SRM University and a masters degree in Infrastructure Systems Planning & Management from BITS Pilani currently engaged with CURE since 2015. He is responsible for engineering work and overseeing construction work under various projects.
Aditya Ajith is an Urban Planner working with Centre for Urban and Regional Excellence (CURE). A post-graduate from the School of Planning and Architecture, Aditya has been working in the field of participatory community development, with water, sanitation and solid waste management as the focus sectors. Currently, he is handling a CSR project in NOIDA, where CURE is developing participatory infrastructure solutions for low income communities. He is also working with local authorities to strengthen their mapping capacities using GIS to plan and implement water and sanitation solutions.
An Urban Planner from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi; he has over six years of experience in informal sector planning, information systems, and community resource management in informal settlements. He strongly believes in community participation as the tool to better plan and manage urban areas. He has been associated in preparation of slum upgrading plans and DPRs, and WASH infrastructure improvement programs in Delhi, Agra, Ludhiana and Raipur. He successfully piloted the Slum Toilet Networking Project for CURE and helped in developing two mobile applications for data crowd sourcing and community Engagement. He is also a member of the Technical Cell of CURE working on different ‘Smart’ innovations in addressing slum issues.
Siddharth Shanker Pandey holds an M.B.A degree in Rural Management from MP University. He is a social development specialist with 13 years of experience, having specialization in Public Private Partnership projects, Corporate Social Responsibility projects, and Urban and Rural Livelihood projects. He is leading on all social mobilization activities and training across all CURE’s projects. In particular, he is managing the Sustainable Livelihoods Development Project in Savda Ghevra including the ‘Ajeevika’ for CURE.
Dr. Renu Khosla is the Director of Centre for Urban and Regional Excellence (CURE). Her core values are designed to include, level-up and connect urban low-income communities. She seeks to unthink and reimagine slum development; nudging a change from top-down to bottom-up and state to people-led development. Her work is aimed at strengthening local government capacity for: participative planning, information visualization and analytics using spatial and social media technologies, localizing and de-engineering solutions and strategies and simplifying institutions. Her work has led to deepening of the policy discourse on urban poor and access to services. Her projects are innovative and have been awarded.