Program Development & Management Team

Head Office, Gurugram, Haryana

"Dr. Aqueel Khan is the Director of ASK, and also the Managing Director of Mitrata Inclusive Financial Services Ltd. He holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work (1988) and a Ph.D. in Women Empowerment (1999) from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. He worked for 30 years on social and economic issues related to women's empowerment and development."

Dr. Aqueel Khan


"Mr. Prakash Layak heads the programs at ASK. He is a result-oriented professional with more than 20 years of experience in the development sector. He has multi-sectoral work experience in the field of result-based project cycle management, ensuring community-led field interventions & development, and many more."

Prakash Layak

Assistant Director

"Multi-talented professional with 10+ years in project management in social development in leading organizations. He has expertise in project operations and learning, Sub-grant management, collaboration, and resources mobilization, networking with different Govt. departments & NGOs, finance & administrative management of the project."

Ravindra Ranjan

Manager- Leaves of India

"A postgraduate in Finance and International Business Management and certified Chartered Finance Manager (CFM), having 15 years of rich experience in Finance Activities in the development sector, Knowledge in Project Donor Accounting and Reporting, Partner Management, Taxation, Budgeting, Accounts Payable/ Receivable, Auditing, compliance."

Sourav Ghosh


"She is a very hard-working, committed, and result pronated professional. She has done her graduation from Delhi university and Post-Graduation from IGNOU. She has more than 4 years of experience in Finance and compliance."

Shiva Shukla

Finance Officer- Gurugram

"Faiz has 6 years of vast experience in managing and implementing projects and programs. He has experience in training and capacity building, livestock and agriculture livelihoods, community institution building, FPO management, dairy value chain, financial inclusion, market linkage, and liaison with government departments."

Md. Faiz Siddique

Program Implementation Officer

"Having 14 years of experience in the field of Anti-Human Trafficking & Cross border Migration, Livelihood development, Dalit (Musahar)Rights, Institution Building & CBO Management, PRIs, WASH & Humanitarian Response. His core strengths lie in Advocacy & Networking with Government and Non-Government actors for the cause of deprived and marginalized communities."

Navjyoti Tripathi

Program Implementation Officer

"Jyoti has more than 5 years of experience working in Human Resources. She has expertise in managing the complete life cycle of employees and other HR functions like Attendance, Hiring, onboarding, Employee Benefits, Compliances, Payroll, Performance Management, Grievance handling, Managing HR records, Exit Formality, and many more."

Jyoti Verma

Human Resource

"Shivanjali has more than 4 years of experience in the development sector, and has worked on various themes like Safe Migration & Forced Labour Conditions, Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, Ecosystem Restoration and Management, Hotspot Analysis of Himalayan Hazards, and many more. She has experience working with various national CSOs and international organizations."


Senior Program Officer

"Divya has 5 years of experience in the field of Communications, Media & PR. She has expertise in managing internal and external communication, developing and implementing communications strategies, managing social media, and designing Information, Education, and communication materials to enhance awareness and visibility of the organizations."

Divya Baliyan

Communication Officer