About Us




Sangeeta is the Director on the Board of JVPAS. Hailing from a medical background, Sangeeta has been associated with Jan Vikas Parishad Evam Anusandhan Sansthan for the last five years. Being a nurse by profession, she is empathetic towards the causes of the vulnerable in her community. She extends her support to HIV patients and drug abusers who face persistent social exclusion and also counsels them to strive towards a better way of living. Along with the support from the local municipality, she works as a trainee for SHG workers through promoting financial and consumer support base for them. 


Manoj Jangde

Chief Functionary & Secretary

Manoj is the Chief Secretary on the Board of Directors of JVPAS. A history enthusiast and a law professional, Manoj offers an interesting blend of strategy with insight for the organisation. His 18 years long journey in the development sector is majorly marked by his contribution for the mentally disabled. He has a five year-long experience as a journalist with a leading daily in Chhattisgarh. He is passionate about empowering the marginalised through poverty alleviation, skill development and promoting self-sustainability. 


Vinod Anchal

Vice President

Vinod is the Vice President on the Board of Directors of JVPAS. An advocate by profession, Vinod supports Jan Vikas Parishad Evam Anusandhan Sansthan for all its legal issues and compliances. He has always believed in the upliftment of the marginalized and is driven by his commitment towards the community issues. He, currently, practices in the District Court of Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh. 


Prakash Manhar


Prakash is the Treasurer on the Board of Directors of JVPAS. A teacher by profession, Prakash has been widely recognised around Chhattisgarh for his contribution to the education sector. He is also the author of a publication called 'Chinhari' which talks about the injustice faced by Dalits and Tribals in Chhattisgarh. The publication is known for its efforts to mainstream the Satnami groups among the Dalit community. 


Krishna Kumar Kunte 


Krishna has been an active member on the Board of Directors of JVPAS. Coming with a 15 years experience of working in the District Court of Bilaspur, he is capable of executing strategic decisions for the organisation.       

Makhan Kuwar


Makhan is a member on the Board of Directors of JVPAS. She is a community leader who is driven by her passion, commitment and dedication for social causes.