Since our founding in 2011, RISE Foundation has developed and grown in a positive direction. We’re very proud of the diversity of our staff, and their abilities to contribute their own unique experience and skills to our success. Find out more about some of our team members below.

Anuprava Naik

Vice Chairman

Anupurva joined RISE Foundation with the vision and drive to improve upon our Non-Profit Organization, and focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity.

Madhukar Varshney


With us since our founding, Madhukar is one of our veteran team members. He bring his years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed.

Sangeeta Pandey


Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are just a few of the ways coworkers describe this invaluable member of our team. Sangeeta is truly a joy to be around and makes it a pleasure to come to work every single day.

Madhuri Varshney

Founder Member

Madhuri , a social activist in the area of Solid Waste management and Women Empowerment is founder member of RISE Foundation. She brings years of experience to mobilise large teams and expert in citizen engagement.

Munish Kundra

Joint Secretary

Munish joined RISE Foundation with the ingrained qualities of relentless commitment and talent to quality and unparalleled dedication towards cause.He is instrumental in collaboration of resources for projects.

Saswat Sahu

Founder Member

A professional with years of experience in the Technology. Saswat is passionate about making a meaningful difference in the lives of poor families by enabling them to comprehensively overcome the generational poverty divide.


Founder Member

With Financial background, Aakanksha has been instrumental in building RISE Foundation’s programmes and creating the strategic vision under which it operates today.

Shivam Tripathi

Founder Member

Shivam has been associated with RISE Foundation for social causes aimed at alleviating various social malaise and bridging the gap or disparity in the society through various initiatives on education, livelihood and capacity building.


Founder Member

Bhartnedu, founder member of RISE Foundation with the vision and drive to improve upon our Non-Profit Organization, and focused on capacity building with in foundation.

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