TARA Akshar+

Adult Literacy Program
"Providing literacy solutions to empower lives"

Management

Dr. Ashok khosla

Dr. Ashok Khosla

Chairman,The DA Group

Dr. Ashok Khosla is Chairman of the Development Alternatives Group, a consortium of social enterprises based in India whose mission is to create technologies, businesses and markets for large scale generation of sustainable livelihoods. Read More
Victor Lyons

Victor Lyons

Creator, The TARA Akshar Programme

Lyons was trained in the field of mental health and specialised in PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder). He has been a practitioner, and a trainer of practitioners, and instigated delivery centres in both the UK and the US. In a parallel career, he created a succession of software programmes Read More
Col. M.S Ahluwalia

Colonel MS Ahluwalia

Chief Project Manager

As an Indian Army officer, Col. Ahluwalia specialised in running large-scale training operations. He is a seasoned flying instructor and is an expert on the subject.of operational management, logistics, HR and running large scale training Read More
Dr. Alka Srivastava

Dr. Alka Srivastava

Senior Programme Director

Work experience of 26 years in research and training comprising advocacy of the marginalized sections of the society especially women. Interest areas are gender and sustainable development (environment, literacy, habitat, water, sanitation Read More
Akash Vohra

Akash Vohra

Deputy Manager

Akash is a Deputy Manager at Development Alternatives, and is responsible for building networks and managing external communications with a focus on business development. Prior to joining the Development Alternatives group, Akash worked as a legislative assistant to a member of parliament, Read More
Divya Mehrotra

Divya Mehrotra

Deputy Manager

Working as Deputy Manager for TARA Akshar+ in Development Alternatives, Divya comes with an Honours degree in Political Science from University of Delhi and a Gold Medal in Women’s Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences. She is working on programme research, project management and implementation Read More
Trina Das

Trina Das

Trina is currently working as a Deputy Manager, Programme Management and Implementation for TA+ domain of Development Alternatives. Trained as a mathematician and a sociologist she has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Miranda House, Delhi University. Read More
Aquil Ahmad

Aquil Ahmad

Aquil has a Masters degree in Social Work from Barkatullah University, Bhopal (M.P) with specialization in Community Development. He has been associated with TARA Akshar+ Programme in Development Alternatives from the last 2 years but has more than 14 years Read More
Rajeev Pandey

Rajeev Pandey

Rajeev has an Honours degree in economics and has a total work experience of nine years.He has been associated with TARA Akshar+ for four years now and works on planning and core implementation of the programme. Read More
Suraj Gond

Sooraj Gond

Suraj has a Masters degree in Sociology. He has been associated with Development Alternatives for over two years now and works on data entry, support in MIS, implementation field work Read More