Our Team

We are a passionate and dedicated team of more than 70+ members spread across 10 states with one objective: to improve the quality of life of citizens, by empowering them through easy access to credible and current information on schemes and supporting them to receive benefits.

Aniket Doegar

Co-founder & CEO


Aniket Doegar is the co-founder and CEO at Haqdarshak. Aniket has over 8 years of experience in the development sector. He was a Teach For India fellow, and has worked with the Gyan Prakash Foundation and Indus Action. He is also an Acumen India Fellow 2018. Aniket is an alumnus of SRCC, Delhi.

Asha Krishnan

Co-founder and Chief Program Officer


Asha Krishnan is the co-founder and Chief Program Officer at Haqdarshak. Asha has over 25 years of experience in the technology field. In the past, she has worked with UIDAI—which implemented the Aadhaar project—and Patni Computers. She is an alumnus of SPCE, Mumbai.

P R Ganapathy

Co-founder and Chairman of the Board


PR Ganapathy, is the co-founder of Haqdarshak. He has an experience of 25 years and is currently the president of Villgro, one of India’s oldest and most respected social enterprise incubators. He is an alumnus of IIM, Ahmedabad.

Ashwin Gayatri

CTO


Ashwin has extensive experience in the technology and public policy sector. He has worked for the Government of Maharashtra as a Principal Consultant and Head, State e-Mission Team for slightly over a year. Prior to that he was working with Patni (now Capgemini) for over 23 years. He is an electrical engineering graduate from IIT, Bombay.


Madhura Karnik

Chief Growth Officer


Madhura has worked as a business journalist for over 4 years in Indian and foreign media where she covered the Indian economy and corporates. Prior to journalism, she worked as a financial analyst with Crisil, working with S&P researchers in the structured finance team. She has completed her MA in Business Journalism from the City University of New York and MMS, Finance from Mumbai University.

Niharika B

Senior Manager, Research


Niharika has worked as an engineer with Rio Tinto. She has completed her B.Tech from IIT Kharagpur and also studied policy innovation. She leads research implementation at Haqdarshak.

Hanuman Garg

Senior Manager, Operations (North)


Hanuman is a development professional with an MBA in Marketing and Finance with 6 years of experience in managing projects around social welfare areas like water, health, schemes, vocational training, with an area development approach. In the past Hanuman has worked with Project Asha and Piramal foundation, among others.

Sharmil Avachat

Senior Manager, Human Resources


Sharmil has worked in the academics and development sector for over 12 years. She has headed programs, and project monitoring and fund utilisation teams in her previous jobs with the Gyan Prakash Foundation and FLAME School of Communications. Sharmil has completed her MA and MPhil in Economics from the Pune University and has been a university topper.