Advisory Board


Nav Jagriti advisory boards are composed of accomplished experts who provides non-binding strategic advice to the management and offer assistance and dynamic perspectives on regular basis


  • Dr. Dinesh Kumar Mishra

  • Dr. Dinesh Kumar Mishra graduated in civil engineering from IIT Kharagpur, He also holds P.hd from South Gujarat University. He is one of the renowned water activist in India, has been working since 1987 in North Bihar. He has published around one hundred books on the issues of water, dam and embankments. He is also the convener of Barh Mukti Abhiyan which was established in 1991 with a view to initiate the flood debate amongst the politicians, bureaucrats, engineers, concerned citizen and common man together with initiating people’s movement against technical fallacies. Dr. Mishra has launched the movement that empowers citizen group to re-establish their cultural ownership over rivers and create a new paradigm of flood control, non-confrontational tools that respect the natural cycle of floods and responds with minimum technological interference. He has organized public debates in more than 500 villages in the most flooded part of North Bihar. Dr. Dinesh Kumar Mishra has been associated with Nav Jagriti since its inception and providing his valuable mentorship to Nav Jagriti as well as co-opting several government departments, engineers, politicians and policy makers.



  • Nibha Sinha

  • Nibha Sinha is a freelance faculty (Journalism and Mass communication) and an independent researcher and journalist. She has M.phil in Journalism from IIMC, New Delhi. She has also PG diploma in Human Rights. Since Long time, she has been doing journalism on Education, Traditional, and Digital Media, Development communication (Sustainable development, Agriculture and women health very actively. She has a worked with various reputed magazines and media house like Dainik Jagran (Noida), Desh Lokhit (Hindi) magazine, federation of Indian chambers of commerce and Industry (FICCI, Delhi) Centre for the Studies of Developing Societies (CSDS, Delhi), Centre for Civil Society (CCS, NGO, New Delhi), High Way Samachar (Newspaper For Truck Drivers) as Journalists, Researcher and Content Developer. She has also worked as faculty with Amity University, Asian Academy of Film and Television, Makhanlal Chaturvedi Jansanchar Evam Patrakarita University (Noida campus), Massco Media, IMS, Noida in subjects like Development communication and Media Research. Nibha Sinha is also very diverse in her writing. She has published many research and publication for various magazines like ‘Aajkal’, ‘Shodh Samagam’, ‘Desh Lokhit’, ‘Bargad’, ‘Media Map’ and research papers. Currently she is a member of Indian Association of Mass communication and Inter college women association in Bihar.
    With Nav Jagriti, Nibha Sinha has been associated from many years, now she is in our advisory board and mentoring us on perspective of social work and media engagements.



  • Mr. Sikesh Jha

  • Shikesh Comes with 25 years of vast experiences in taxation and corporate laws. He has a postgraduate degree in Economics and has LLB degree from Bhagalpur University, Bihar. He is on the advisory board of various corporate and government agencies including Nav Jagriti. Shikesh operates widely in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar Jharkhand and other state. Shikesh helps Nav Jagriti to comply with legal obligation on timely basis.