Program Director in Manjari Foundation and leading State Resource Centre Udaipur Rajasthan. Naresh has over 15 years of rural development experience working with Pradan and Manjari Foundation, in villages of red corridors of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. He has done his master in English literature and Master in business administration (MBA) from Kurukshetra University. After that he has been awarded Netherlands Fellowship and he has completed development studies from Pretoria South Africa and Wageningen Netherlands. His expertise areas are community mobilization, building their institutions like Self-Help Groups, federations, and producer companies for promoting sustainable livelihoods. He has implemented and supervised livelihood-based projects under various development programs in tribal dominated regions of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. He has vast development experience to lead the development project with multi bilateral agency, which includes state and national government programs, SRLM Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, Tata Trust, NABARD and leading mines company HZL. He is associated with NIRDPR as a National Resource Person for supporting NRLM program. He has experienced to work with international development organization network in Mali and Senegal West Africa.