TARA Akshar+

Adult Literacy Program
"Providing literacy solutions to empower lives"


Dr. Ashok khosla

Dr Ashok Khosla

Chairman, The DA Group

A Pioneer in development & dissemination of effective environmental management systems, Dr. Ashok Khosla started DA over 35 years ago, with a mission to create technologies, businesses and markets for 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. Read More
Col. M.S Ahluwalia

Maj Gen Rahul Bhardwaj

Senior Advisor

An Ex-army officer, Maj Gen Bhardwaj is an expert in resource management, operational and strategic planning; and team relationships. He was awarded with the Vishisht Seva Medal for distinguished service Read More
Dr. Alka Srivastava

Colonel MS Ahluwalia

Chief Project Manager

Col MS Ahluwalia is the Chief Project Manager TARA Akshar+. He is a professional Army officer, who is specialized in all aspects of operational management, logistics, HR and running large scale training operations. He is Read More
Akash Vohra

Dr Alka Srivastava

Senior Consultant - Content and Programme Development

Work experience of 26 years in research and training comprising advocacy of the marginalized sections of the society especially women. Interest areas are gender Read More
Divya Mehrotra

Jyoti Sharma

Asst. Programme Director

Having worked in the areas of IEC and Capacity building in the past, she had inclination towards social development projects. After completing her Masters in Mass Communications from Panjab Read More

Aquil Ahmad

Project Coordinator

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 Read More
Aquil Ahmad


Project Manager

Tejashwani is a Manager at Development Alternatives, and her work majorly lies in the project management and research and development space. She has an experience of more than half a decade where she has Read More
Suraj Gond

Rajeev Pandey

Project Coordinator

Rajeev has a Bachelor degree in Economics and a Masters degree in Social Work – MSW. He has a total work experience of more than 13 years. Having started his career in the Aviation sector, Rajeev also worked in the Read More
Suraj Gond

Kamal Kumar

Deputy Manager- Logistics and Graphic

Kamal completed his graduation from the University of Delhi. Having worked with TARA Haat initially, he has been associated with Development Alternatives Group for over 19 Read More
Suraj Gond

Vyapika Kapoor

Fundraising Executive

Working as a Fundraising executive with the TARA Akshar+ programme, Vyapika comes with an Honours degree in Economics from University of Delhi. She is responsible for business development by way of working on Read More
Suraj Gond

Suraj Gond

MIS Executive

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