He is a development professional with multi-disciplinary backgrounds in disaster management, environmental sciences, environmental economics, policy, and environmental law. He currently is a Programme Director at Mahatma Gandhi Academy of Human Development (MGAHD) a center of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai located in Nagaland focusing on Livelihoods and Social Entrepreneurship.He started his career in 1998 with UNDP-India, New Delhi as a Programme Development Specialist on their Environment & GEF Programme.
Hon. Rajnikant Shrof is known as a social engineer for Multidisciplinary background for his excellent & extensive contribution in the social industry from more than 60 years. Shrof Sir has been known for his work and knowledge. His names have been enlisted in Unesco directory for his research in renewable energy. He is also known for his environmental prediction on climate changes and development of the Coastal region. Sir is Chairmen of Chinchani Tarapur Education Society and a life member of some of the recognized institute like IIPA. He is also been known for his work as Charter Engineer in 80’s.
Muthu Kumaran, a Civil Engineer by education, a Development Professional by choice, a Cartographer by profession and a Practitioner Coach on leadership by practice. After his Civil Engineering, he did his M.Tech in Remote Sensing and later, M.A. in Globalisation and Labour from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) where he had first-hand professional experience in social studies and developmental practices. From here, he started working extensively in social and ecological initiatives across India and currently engaged with trans-disciplinary educational practices.