About me…

Dr. Ritesh Kumar

Ritesh Kumar is a Senior Project Manager at Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society (BRLPS), Bihar, India funded by World Bank-GOI. With blended research and grass-root implementation experience of more than 15 years especially in social mobilization, promotion and nurturing of 1 million women’s self-help groups, promotion and nurturing women’s cooperatives (3-tier), and instilling institutional governance and leadership in community institutions. He earned Ph.D. degree (Effectiveness of Women’s Self-Help Groups) from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India. He has nine research publications and currently involved in several project pilots, action research work, and policy interventions for serving and sustaining community institutions.