Suman Dhurve, President, Co-Founder has 15 years experience in development sector working with remote & Hard to reach rural communities from Hoshangabad & Betul District. She has mobilised over 10 thousand women from marginalised communities and supported them to build women centric institutions from village, district and state level. 

Maya Arse, Secretary is a graduate with over 10 years on field experience of working with women from tribal and backward communities advocating for women rights. Her mission is to empower women and persons with disabilities gaining access to financial resources. She specialises in community mobilisation and community empowerment to build and sustain community institutions. She is a role model for women to take leadership in community institutions in extremely remote and unreachable areas. 

Shihsir Kumar, Director is a qualified Lawyer and Marketing Management professional. He is founder of Naman Seva Samiti and has been working for 15 years in the development sector across Madhya Pradesh. He is President - Bhartiya Viklang Jan Forum (National Level DPO) and Member of Bio-Diversity Committee, Human Rights Commissions and many other state and national level committees. He has been instrumental in managing different projects supported by Help Age India, UNICEF, Govt. of India. Shishir is an expert for Livelihood in sector of Small income generation activity, Watershed, Disability, Co-operatives, Plant Establishment for high production and marketing.

Vijay Raut, Joint secretary is a finance professional. He has worked with rural communities for over 7 years ranging from grassroots and community based institutions. His experience of financial management of community institutions helps Naman support to strengthen Community Based Inclusive Institutions.


Naman Seva Samiti

District Betul, Madhya Pradesh - 460110 India | Phone +91 (7144) 286589 |