Our Governing Board consists of eminent research & development professionals who provide timely guidance in our long term strategies.

Management of Institute

An Advisory Board consisting of a judicious mix of eminent academicians, administrators, research scholars & management professionals are remarkably proficient to manage the affairs of the institute. To maintain high standards of services it has set up Committees such as Research Quality Assurance Committee, Ethical Committee & MDP Quality Assurance Committee chaired by imminent professionals to dispense and scrutinize multiple tasks for its smooth functioning. On the other hand the executive committee looks into the overall administration & financial management of the Institute.

Research Advisory, Ethical Committee and others
Dr. Badri N Saxena (MBBS &MD (KGMC), MPH (Harvard)), a veteran in health research has more than 35 years of research experience in health sector & headed ICMR in addition to working with WHO at Geneva for decades. He is the chairman supported by other professionals namely Dr Sheela Bhambhal (MD Paediatrics), Air Commodore Dr M K Mishra (MD), Mr M Z Siddiqui (BE, LLB) and Dr S K Trivedi (Ph D) as member secretary. This committee looks into the issues violating research & medical ethics.
Management Development Program: Quality Assurance Committee:

Academic Staff

Dr. S.K.Trivedi., an IITian in Electrical Engg. from Roorkee and a Post Graduate in Industrial Engineering from TIPIE – NPC and also in Public Administration, awarded Ph D in Management of Change in Health Administration under the guidance of Dr. Udai Pareek. Exceptionally good as a professional trainer & researcher. He has worked as Assistant Director with NPC and conducted a good number of training programs for the executives of the corporate sector. He was professor of Health Management with the Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur. Worked as a General Manager – HRD with Raymonds Ltd. and worked as training specialist with Coca-Cola India. He is accredited to have conducted more than 200 training programs, more than 50 research & evaluation studies in social sector, and more than 50 consulting assignments in various areas of Management, HRD, OB, and Participatory Communication. His journey in Training, Consulting and Development in Management started from 1981.Dr.Trivedi is empanelled as independent director for central public sector enterprise by GOI, DPE, MHIPE.

° Dr. Tripta Bhasin,is a former Dy. Commissioner (PA), Director CBHI & Hospital Superintendent Lady Harding Medical College at Delhi. She is MBBS & M.B.A (Hospital Admn.). Worked in GOI from Sr Medical Officer to Director CBHI & Dy. Commissioner Health and specialized in Capacity Building of health professionals & managed national health programmes. In addition to working at very senior position with GOI she has worked as consultant with WHO & UNICEF and received training from abroad.

° Dr. Saroj Kumar Mohanty, M.D, (Community Medicine), DPH (Diploma in Public Health) , LLB as well as LSGD (Local Self Govt. Diploma). Attended various international courses such as Development Studies, with specialist option in Health and Population (University of Birmingham, UK), Intensive Course on Advanced Epidemiology and Medical Statistics (LSHTM, London.) and Solid Waste Management Course, University of New Castle on Tyne, UK). In addition to this he also received training in Hospital Administration, (NITIE, Bombay.), Management Development Program.(IIM, Bangalore) &Program Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation (NIHFW, New Delhi). He has worked in India, Afghanistan, Kenya / Somalia and Burma. In India his experiences include overall management of primary, secondary and tertiary health care of the government and the non government development agencies in health sector include GoI, state governments and many local bodies, INGOs, NGOs, CBOs, autonomous social research organizations and parastatal research bodies, UN agencies and development partners like DFIDI (UK) and AKHS I, DANIDA. His international work experience includes the national governments and authorities/development partners at various levels such as USAID, EU, GFATM, Unicef, WHO, WB, ECHO and UNDP.

° Dr. P.K.Bajaj, MS (Ophthalmology) from Medical College, Indore, was the Director of Health & Family Welfare with Government of MP. Prior to this he worked with the same department in the capacity of a Joint Director, CMHO, and House Surgeon & an Eye Specialist. He has ample experience of Health Management & Health Systems Research. He was state programmer officer for many national health programmers.

° Dr K A Mishra:He obtained his masters degree University at Pusa. Agriculture & doctorate in Horticulture. He holds a strong experience in rural development sector. He worked as General Manager with NABARD & Professor of Agriculture in HP University & Bihar Agriculture University at Pusa.

° Mr. Ajay S. Mehrotra :Holds a masters degree in Management from Bhopal University and BE in (Industrial Engg. From IIT Roorkee). Before joining IIDM as a Energy and Environment Expert. He served as a Director Energy with the GoMP India and General Manager with BHEL is different capacity including Strategic planning HRD, Finance and CSR. He advises on M &E, BPR, & Energy & Environment issues at our Institute.

° Ms. Sunita Swami after completing her masters in Home Science with specialization in Nutrition has submitted her Ph D thesis in Nutrition Status of Indian children and pregnant women. She has actively worked as Nutrition Specialist with T. Choitram Hospital Indore, a trainer for 10 years with IIDM. She has specialized in TOT and training in Health and Nutrition Issues. Presently working with IIDM as Dy. Director for the last 10 years and has carried out a large number of research studies. She has specialized in research & in nutrition, health& hygiene.

° Dr. B. N. Goswami obtained his Masters in Economics, masters in Music & Doctorate in Media Issues. He served All India Radio & rose to the level of Assistant Station Director. He has produced 122 series on Human Evaluation, Farm & Home Programs, 13 episodes of Vedsaar, 13 episodes of Bundeli Folk Songs and many other national hook up programs. He contributes to IIDM as a specialist of Development Communication and Media Research, focusing on Electronic Media & production.

° Mr. D.N. Dixit obtained his Masters Degree in Social Sciences and retired as Dy. Commissioner Tribal Development, GoMP. He worked as researcher with Tribal Research Institute, GoMP and as an effective Trainer and Development Specialist for various institutions of Government. His area of specialization is qualitative research, development interventions and participatory communication. He has served as Manager TCPC with tribal department. In IIDM he is a research & training specialist fortribal development as major area of specialization.

° Mr. N. K. Dwivedi completed his Masters in Social Science. Previously worked with the department of Panchayat& Social justice & has risen to the level of Joint Director. He has specialized in Panchayati Raj Institutions & Devolution of Power in local self governance.

° Ms. Alka Trivedi is a Women Empowerment & Gender Specialist with the Institute. She is masters in Psychology and has carried out a number of development interventions for empowerment of women, literacy and health in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. She possesses more than 20 years experience in the development sector. She has specialized in Behavioural Therapy, process consultation and counseling in AIDS/HIV.

° Mr. Piyush S Agrawal a Chartered Accountant has specialized in Financial Management in Development Sector. As an independent auditor he has carried out a large number of audits for development department. For the last one decade he is a financial advisor with IIDM.

° Ms. Kriti Trivedi a BE (Electrical & Electronics) and specialized in Software Design & Development. She obtained her PGCBM from XLRI, Jamshedpur. Earlier she worked as a Business Systems Analyst and was trained in software development skills and HRD issues with SYNTEL Ltd., a MNC. She has her expertise in Research Analysis, Planning & implementation .Her international & multicultural exposure in system design at Phoenix, Arizona State in USA helps her to leverage her skills as the communication & OD specialist She received appreciation by the Chairman for her contribution in S-Prayas, a CSR Wing of Syntel. She obtained MPA-DP from Columbia University, a prestigious programme of SIPA & Earth School of Columbia University. She specialised in C4D and worked with UNICEF HQ and WFP Myanmar.

° Ms Payal Tiwari a MBA with specialization in Marketing and Finance at the postgraduate level. She is keenly interested in qualitative data collection & designing the research tools.

° Ms. Sonal C. Chheda :MS in Education Technology from Columbia University after PG in English & Education from Mumbai University. She has specialized in statistical Analysis and International Education policies. She has been the team lead for the documentation study of UNICEF Rajasthan for UJIARI Panchayats and also documented NHDC CSR Evaluation in MP.


° Dr. Rekha Gupta: A Doctorate in Demography & Human Resources from H.S. Gour Central University Sagar. She has specialized is capacity building of field level heath workers. She has carried out more than 10 research studies in the field of Health Systems Research including DLHS, LASI and NFHS. She has extensively worked on evaluating livelihood, skill development and CSR evaluation studies.

° Mr. Gokul Pal: A M.Phil in Regional Planning with masters in Demographic Studies. He has specialized is using SPSS in statistical analysis and also in a diverse field of BCC and Development Communication. He has carried out more than 15 M & E studies with IIDM and also worked with Sanket Research Organization where he worked as key resource person to co-ordinate Human Development Report of MP & CG.

° Mr. DevduttUdeniya: He is masters in Maths and Statistics from Jiwaji University Gwalior. He has more than 10 years experience in development research. He was field officer for LASI project of IIDM in addition to conduct evaluation studies in CSR and employment generating schemes of MPKGB Bhopal. He works in the area of statistical analysis and field management of Research and Documentation.

° Ms. Deepika Choudhary: After completing her graduation in commerce she obtained masters in commerce but specialized in development research. Her interest in development research has forced her to complete her masters in development studies. She has worked as research officer for studies is M & E with IIDM, She specialized in documentation and conducting training.

Support Staff:

1. Prof. Shekhar Nigam: He has completed his Masters in Computer Applications and also in computer science. He worked as professor of computer science for more than 10 years in many Engineering Colleges in MP and other states before joining IIDM as chief of systems and software development officer. He also works for data processing and report writing.

2. Mr. P. R. Sahu: Mr. Sahu is MSc (CS) and had been working with IIDM for last 3 years. He was coordinating computer function of LASI and coordinating CAPI operations and data transfer to main server. He specialized in data entry application in Android based applications, Excel & SPSS.

3. Mr. Vipin Shrivastava: He has obtained BCA and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications. He has specialized in data editing, data management and data processing and also hardware maintenance of our computers and other electronic devices.

4. Mr.S.M. Pathak: For more than 10 years he has been maintaining the Accounts of the Institute using Tally Software. After graduation in commerce he also obtained masters in Sociology. He specialized in cost estimation of development studies and management accounting of development projects.

5. Mrs. Alka Trivedi: She is Masters in Psychology and specialized is OD/HRD. For last 10 years she is looking after the Finance and Administration of IIDM as Director.

Advisors Indian Operations

° Dr K K Khare, MS (Ophthalmology) is engaged in Health & Hospital Management & Health Systems Research for 30 years. He is a popular Health Administrator & occupied the position of Director Health & Family Welfare Govt. of MP. He has worked as Drug Controller & Director Epidemics with Government of MP. He had been state program officer for several national health programs. He provided faculty assistance in a number of training programs. He works as an advisor (Health) with IIDM.

° Dr. K.K. Upadhyay, an alumnus of Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA), is a seasoned CSR professional with over three decades of experience across government, not-for-profits and corporate. He has pioneered several innovative models that exist in the development sector today; including Mother Dairy Fruits and Vegetable – "Safal"; an integrated rural water supply, sanitation project in Rajasthan – "Aapni Yojana"; Bastar Integrated Development Project for DANIDA and Health of the urban poor program for USAID/ PFI. Notably he headed the FICCI Aditya Birla CSR Centre for Excellence and has been an expert with Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs. www.

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° Dr. K B Mishra, BE (MS University) & Masters in Electrical Engineering & Doctorate in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Roorkee where he served as Professor for more than 15 years. Later he worked with IIT Kharagpur as Professor and established the department of Reliability Engineering at IIT Kharagpur. He has also served as Director of the North East Institute of Science & Technology. He has a credit of writing more than 200 research papers in the area of Quality & Reliability and is an advisor on Quality Management Issues. He has been the President of Indian Society of Quality & Reliability.

° Dr. B L Sharma obtained his Doctorate in social sciences. He has worked in the field of development communication for more than three decades. He developed Trialogue Model for BCC in the field of Leprosy Eradication. He has been Chief of DANLEP MP. He started his career as Media Education & Information Officer with Department of Health & Family Welfare, GoMP. He has written a number of research papers & books in the field of Health Communication.

Advisors International Operations

° Dr. Sudhir K Agrawala graduate in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Roorkee and an M.S &Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada has specialized in Power system reliability and computer modeling of power systems. He provides consultation & training in Quality & Reliability. He is now President of GR Systems USA. He advises the Institute on Quality Management & Development Planning and does liasoning with International Development agencies.

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° Mr. Kartik Trivedi Bachelor of Engineering in electronics from RGPV and MPA from SPEA, INDAINA UNIVERCITY. He worked as policy researcher with Institute of Community Inclusion, UMB, BOSTON MA, USA. He advises us on data mining and statistical analysis. He guides on inclusive development. He looks after the interest of IIDM in U.S. operations.

° Dr. Suresh Nair is a Mechanical Engineer from IIT Kharagpur & Masters in Industrial Engineering from NPC Madras. He did his MS and also doctorate in Operations & Management from US University. He worked as a Professor & A Dean of University of Connecticut, USA. He provides consultation in Operations Management & Public Systems throughout the world. He is our advisor Operational Management, Action Research & Management issues on the international platform.

Representation of IIDM :-

Dr. S. K. Trivedi was nominated by UNICEF MP as NGO representative for Water and Sanitation Committee for Western India. The secretariat of this Committee was at Institute of Rural Management Anand under the chairmanship of Director IRMA. Dr. S K Trivedi was offered the position of visiting professor at MGCG ViswvidyalayaChitrakootMP. Dr. Trivedi was also a member state level committee on Watershed Management in MP. He was NGO representative in the State Level Committee of MoHFW, GOI in MP. Dr Trivedi was the member of SCOVA Committee for mother NGOs in MP.