Navodyami Team

Team Navodyami

Navodyami is proud of the highly motivated and hardworking team, that listens and learns the needs of the community. The high touch engagement helps us create better solutions and create better impact.

Our Founders

Dr. Gururaj 'Desh' Deshpande

Founder, Deshpande Foundation

Dr. Jaishree Deshpande

Founder, Deshpande Foundation

Our Team

Vivek Pawar

CEO, Deshpande Foundation
Managing Trustee, Deshpande Educational Trust

Iranna Rotte

Deputy Director,
Shivanand Somannavar, Project Manager, Navodyami

Shivanand Somannavar

Project Manager,
Veerayya Hiremath, Project Manager, Navodyami

Veerayya Hiremath

Project Manager,
Rajeshwari Ladi, Deputy Manager, Navodyami

Rajeshwari Laddi

Deputy Manager,
Surekha Mirajkar, Assistant Manager, Pragati

Surekha Mirajkar

Assistant Manager, Pragati
Savitha Kulkarni, Executive, HR, Navodyami

Savitha Kulkarni

Executive, HR
Parameshwar Gaded, Program Officer, Belagavi, Navodyami

Parameshwar Gaded

Program Officer, Belagavi
pavan mahendrakar, Senior Executive, Accounts, Navodyami

Pavan Mahendrakar

Senior Executive, Accounts
Praveen Nishanimath, Senior Executive, Training, Navodyami

Praveen Nishanimath

Senior Executive, Training
Raja Harijan, Program Officer, Gadag, Navodyami

Raja Harijan

Program Officer, Gadag
Pavitra, Program Officer, Haveri, Navodyami


Program Officer, Haveri
Namrata Telisara, Social Media Associate, Navodyami

Namrata Telisara

Social Media Associate
Siddharth Lahri, Innovation Associate, TDIC

Siddharth Lahri

Innovation Associate,
TataDesh Innovation center
Ahana Chatterjee, Innovation Associate, TDIC

Ahana Chatterjee

Innovation Associate,
TataDesh Innovation center
Rudravva Kavalli, Senior Executive, Navodyami

Rudravva Kavalli

Senior Executive
Manjula Munigoudra, Senior Executive, Navodyami

Manjula Mudigoudra

Senior Executive
Sagar Salimath, Graphic Designer, Navodyami

Sagar Salimath

Graphic Designer
Shivakumar, Program Associate, Navodyami


Program Associate
Lata C, Program Associate, Navodyami

Lata C

Program Associate
Rakesh Kaveri, Program Associate, Navodyami

Rakesh Kaveri

Program Associate
Shridhar Nandurkar, Program Associate, Navodyami

Shridhar Nandurkar

Program Associate
Bheemappa Yavagal, Program Associate, Navodyami

Bheemappa Yavagal

Program Associate
Bhagyashree Malipatil, Program Associate, Navodyami

Bhagyashree Malipatil

Program Associate
Ravikumar Mallur, Program Associate, Navodyami

Ravikumar Mallur

Program Associate
Basavraj, Program Co-ordinator, Santhe, Navodyami


Program Co-ordinator, Santhe
Shaila Gaonkar, Program Associate, Navodyami

Shaila Gaonkar

Program Associate
saeed girni, Program Associate

Saeed Girni

Program Associate
Abhijeet Singh, Program Associate - Ek soch Sandbox

Abhijeet Singh

Program Associate
Eksoch Sandbox
Rahul Kumar, Program Associate- Eksoch sandbox, Navodyami

Rahul Kumar

Program Associate
Eksoch sandbox
Bhaskar Vakkelli, Program Associate Kakatiya Sandbox, Navodyami

Bhaskar Vakkelli

Program Associate
Kakatiya Sandbox