Program Managers

Jaraslo Vinod, Program Manager, Chennai

Jaraslo Vinod Raj currently serves as the Program Manager of Avanti Fellows in Chennai. He manages the program operations of Chennai. Before joining Avanti, he worked at Magic Bus as Program Manager managing entire childhood and livelihood initiatives. In earlier assignments with Tamilnadu Pudhu vazhu a World Bank funded project as a development consultant .He also worked with RTBI IIT Madras as Project officer in ICT initiatives pertaining to five district in Tamilnadu and presented a report on MNREGA to Ministry of Rural Development. He also worked with CSR initiative of Mafoi Foundation. Jaraslo is a post graduate in Social work from Loyola College Chennai in 2007.



Eevera M S, Content Manager, Chennai

Eevera manages Curriculum designing and creation for Avanti’s Chennai Schools Program. Prior to joining Avanti, he worked with Teach for India, where his passion for teaching grew. He graduated from IIT Madras with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. His hobbies include trekking, playing basketball and watching movies. He also happens to love motorbikes and road trips.




Dinesh Kumar Tudu, Program Manager, JNV

Dinesh Tudu currently manages Avanti’s JNV Program at three schools : JNV Pondicherry, JNV Mangalore and JNV Bolangir. Dinesh joined us immediately after his B.Tech at IIT Ropar. With his dedication, insight in the program and managerial skills; he was promoted as Program Manager.




Nihal Chaudhary, Program Manager, JNV

Nihal currently manages and leads the end-to-end operations for seven Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya schools situated in Karnataka & Pondicherry for smooth implementation of the program. He believes in a pedagogy that rather than teaching students “What to learn”, teaching them “How to learn efficiently” will significantly improve the education standards of the country. He has an entrepreneurial mindset focused towards People & Processes. His prior work experience includes project management, process improvement & strategy with two early age startups. He also worked as a Consultant with Capgemini and graduated from IIT Ropar with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.




Neha Yadav, Program Manager, Haryana

Neha Yadav have Pursued my B.Tech Degree in Textile Technology from IIT Delhi. I am currently working as Program Manager for Haryana Program. As Program manager, Neha role is to lead end to end operation for Haryana Centre, Selection of students, teaching Physics and Maths. I am also working on fund raising for Haryana Program. I believe that Education is the Pillar of development of Nation so how we are executing that is very crucial. There are so many children who don’t get an opportunity and proper guidance to achieve something in their life. I always wanted to create that opportunity and help them so I joined Avanti just after graduation. Avanti is setting an example in this field by its unique Peer Learning pedagogy.