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 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.