The Team

Key Members:

Kartikey Gupta


Kartikey is a well-travelled and passionate mechanical engineer, drummer, climate researcher, amateur astronomer, solar energy trainer and an educator who enjoys a multitude of things and wishes to spread smiles. He leads Vatsalya, which is committed to supporting equitable access across underprivileged communities in Rural Rajasthan through various projects across a variety of UN SDG needs; his personal interest especially focused on 'true learning' via hands-on experience based education to children of daily wage labourers.Kartikey is also a visionary author, and his book's website can be found at His professional profile can be accessed at

Kuldeep Verma

Senior Manager

Kuldeep Verma, B. Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering, having expertise in solar photovoltaic function, design and training, and having 6 year experience in the field. He is a Ceritifed SuryaMitra (National Level Solar Skills Program) Trainer as well. He lives by the code of an engineer - "if we can't get it, let's make it", and has made a major role in making the large campus of Vatsalya renewable energy-dependent as an example for the world.

Meena Yadav

Headmistress - Vatsalya Shiksha Niketan

Meena Yadav is Head Mistress of Vatsalya Shiksha Niketan, a school run by the Vatsalya Society. She is an M.A., B.Ed with seven years of teaching experience. She is the first woman to do a job from her village, and leads Vatsalya Shiksha Niketan. Apart from this, her hobbies include dance and music, and is active participant in various skills programs conducted by Vatsalya.

Manju Kanwar

Project Director - Women Empowerment

Manju Kanwar joined Vatsalya 20 years ago, in its children's program. She discovered herself as a passionate worker for women empowerment program. She is currently working with 500 artisans of Ajmer and Jaipur district.


Annu, Project Assistant 

Archana Paras, Sr. Manager Women Empowerment 

Asha Devi, Vocational Trainer 

Balveer Singh Ranawat, Counsellor 

Budhi Prakash , Field Coordinator 

Debra, Telecousellor

Deepak Saini, M&E cum Accountant

Devashish  Jatav, Teacher 

Devyani Paswan, Teacher 

Dr. Rajjat Mittal, Doctor 

Ganpat Lal Saini, Project Coordinator 

Gopal Lal Yadav, Care Taker

Gulshan, Project Assistant 

Hitesh Gupta, Chief Executive Officer 

Irfan  Khan, Tailor Master

Jaimala Gupta, Trustee Secretary  

Jitendra Singh, Block Coordinator 

Kartikey Gupta, Director

Kuldeep Verma, Senior Manager

Kulsum Bibi, Project Assistant 

Kulwant Singh, Block Coordinator

Lalita Devi Meena, Care Taker 

Laxman Baghela, Block Coordinator

Laxmi Devi, Care Taker 

Mamta Devi, Seamstress cum Care Taker 

Manju kanwar, Project Manager

Meena Yadav, HM 

Monika Barnoliya, Project Assistant 

Moti Lal Prajapat, Project Assistant cum Driver

Mukesh Kumar Chauhan, Accountant

Mumtaj Bano, Project Assistant 

Musharrat Najir, Project Assistant 

Nanchu Ram Saini, Driver 

Nanu Ram Yadav, Driver 

Naresh Kumar, ORW 

Nishant Kumar, ORW 

Oma Devi, Block Print Artisan 

Pawan Kumar, ORW 

Prahalad  Singh  Saradhana, Teacher 

Preeti Sikarvar, Telecousellor

Puja Devi, Project Assistant 

Pushpa Devi, Sweeper 

Rahul Sharma, Accountant Assistant 

Rajiya Sultana, Project Assistant 

Rakesh Kumar Sharma, Teacher 

Ramesh Kumar, ORW 

Ranjeet Singh, ORW 

Ravindra Kumar, Head Operations 

Rekha, Project Assistant 

Rohit  Sharma, Teacher 

Roopdas, Tailor Master

Ruksar, Project Assistant 

Rupika, Field Coordinator 

Sangita Singh, Project Assistant 

Sapna, Trainee 

Saroj Swami, Block Print Artisan 

Seema, Project Assistant 

Shakuntla, Project Assistant 

Shalu, Project Assistant 

Shama, Project Assistant 

Shamina, Project Assistant 

Shanti Devi, Care Taker 

Sharwan Dan, Field Coordinator 

Shayla Khan, Mobilizer 

Shefali Shirishkumar Modi,Project Director

Shri Kishan , Field Coordinator 

Sita Devi, Kitchen Helper 

Sita, Trainee 

Sonal Gehlot, Telecousellor 

Suman Devi, Care Taker 

Surendra Singh, Field Coordinator 

Sushila Kumari, Field Coordinator 

Tela Ram, Watch Man 

Urmila Devi, Care Taker 

Urmila, Project Assistant 

Vandana Tiwadi, Project Assistant 

Zafar Ali, District Coordinator