Program Managers

Agny Ganesh, Program Manager, JNV

Agny currently manages and leads the end to end operations of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya schools in Karnataka and Pondicherry regions. Prior to joining in Avanti, Agny was pursing his Gandhi fellowship where he worked with government School education system with a goal of creating model government schools and gained a grass root understanding of Public system change. Earlier he was working as a Soft skill trainer in Bodhi Tree skills, empowering rural graduates in Tamil Nadu. He also worked as GET in Universal Engineering, Bangalore. Agny is an Electrical Engineer from Anna University, Chennai. His Aspiration is to provide educational and economic empowerment to rural youths.



Deepak Kumar Behera, Program Manager, JNV

Deepak is currently working at Avanti Fellows as the Program Manager for the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Schools of Odisha and Maharastra regions. Previously, Deepak was working as a Program Associate (Chemistry) in Avanti Fellows at JNV Bolangir. Prior to that, he worked as PGT Chemistry in JNV where he was teaching Chemistry. He also worked as a Junior Lecturer in Chemistry at Khalikot Junior College, Berahampur University. He post graduated from School of Chemistry, Sambalpur University with a degree in Chemistry.