Dr. (Mrs.) Upma Diwan, Member, MPVHA Governing Board

Dr. (Mrs.) Upma Diwan is Executive Chairperson of Satpura Integrated Rural Development Institute (SIRDI), Temni, district Betul and Director, Institute of Regional Analysis (IRA), Bhopal. She has also been designated as Chairman, Kisan Mitra Central India, Maharashtra; Vice-Chairman, Child Right Alliance; Chairman, Central India Agriculture and Livelihood Forum (CIALF). Her main areas of specialization are natural resources management, watershed management, water harvesting, organic farming, women empowerment, adolescent and child health, and development planning, monitoring and evaluation. Presently Dr. Diwan is associated with implementation of Women SHG programmes, capacity building for women PRIs, ‘Sewa Sathin Web Panchayat’ (with Rivly Info Solutions), English e-Teach Learning Programme, seed bank, education and health programme for adolescent groups, etc. She has attended training programme on ‘Developing Income Generating Enterprises for Rural Areas’ at Cranfield School of Management, Bedford, UK in 1992. In addition she attended training programmes at NIRD, Hyderabad, St. Xavier Institute of Social Work, NIPCC, New Delhi and Centre for Women Development Studies. She obtained Masters degree in Home Sciences and Ph.D. degree in Social Sciences.

Contact :
Mobile : +91-9329666025
e-mail : upmadiwan@gmail.com
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