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Ms. Rohini Nilekani

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Governing board | Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment
atree.org, 24 May 2015 [cached]
**Ms. Rohini Nilekani, Chairperson, Arghyam Foundation, Chairperson, Pratham Books, Bengaluru, India, rohini(at)arghyam(dot)org
Ms. Rohini ...
archived.atree.org, 1 Nov 2014 [cached]
Ms. Rohini Nilekani
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The Foundation, chaired by Mrs. Rohini Nilekani promotes participation, research and action in good governance across a wide range of sectors in India. ARGHYAM was set up in 2001 as a philanthropic fund from the personal assets of Ms Rohini Nilekani to nurture initiatives in health, education, ecology, the arts and public governance. In the past three years ARGHYAM has disbursed approximately Rs 10 million each year to various individuals and organizations working in these fields. This grant of Rs 10 million to ATREE is ARGHYAM's biggest single grant to date.
The grant from ARGHYAM Foundation will support an Endowed Fellow at the Center. The grant will also fund interdisciplinary research and action in conservation planning and management of natural resources, particularly water resources and biological diversity; develop decentralized, participatory models of co-management of natural resources; contribute to effective policy and good governance based on an understanding of the interactions between humans and their biological and physical surroundings; and strengthen the involvement of civil society in conservation.
Mrs. Rohini Nilekani, Chairperson of ARGHYAM says, "We at ARGHYAM are proud to set up a partnership with ATREE which has done seminal work in ecology research.
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Mrs. Rohini Nilekani , President, ARGHYAM Foundation is the new Executive Board Member of ATREE from September 15, 2004.
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actionforindia.org, 17 Feb 2015 [cached]
Rohini Nilekani Founder-Chairperson, Arghyam
Advisory Committee | CISED
www.cised.org [cached]
Rohini Nilekani
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Rohini Nilekani Rohini Nilekani is currently Chairperson of Arghyam Trust, also, Chairperson for Akshara Foundation. She worked as a journalist for several years, writing for many leading publications in the country such as Sunday and India Today. She has also co-founded Pratham Books, a non-profit publishing enterprise to produce high quality, low cost books for children in several Indian languages.
V. B. Eswaran V. B. Eswaran is currently Chairman of the Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development (SPWD) and Vikram Sarabhai Trust (VIKSAT) Ahmedabad, and Treasurer and Executive Committee member of the Indian Society of Ecological Economics (INSEE). Prior to this he was Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
Board of Trustees | Arghyam
www.arghyam.org, 30 Sept 2012 [cached]
Arghyam is a public charitable foundation setup with an endowment from Rohini Nilekani, working in the water and sanitation sector in India since 2005. 'Arghyam' is a Sanskrit word meaning 'Offering'.
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An ex-journalist, author and philanthropist, Rohini has been deeply involved with development issues for more than a decade.
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Rohini has authored two books published by Penguin India- a novel - Stillborn - and also a non-fiction account of dialogues she moderated between social and corporate leaders called Uncommon Ground "
Rohini Nilekani is Founder-Chairperson of Arghyam, a foundation she set up with a private endowment, to work on water and sanitation issues in India. She is also Founder-Chairperson of Pratham Books, a charitable trust which seeks to put "A book in every child's hand. An ex-journalist, author and philanthropist, Rohini has been deeply involved with development issues for more than a decade.
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Rohini has authored two books published by Penguin India- a novel - Stillborn - and also a non-fiction account of dialogues she moderated between social and corporate leaders called Uncommon Ground.
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