Susant is a dynamic social development professional with more than 14 years of practical experience in social development projects. He has proven himself as an excellent team player.
He is resourceful and has good liaising/coordination skill and interpersonal skills.
He has excellent skill in community mobilization, rural communication, awareness building, micro development planning, monitoring and social research activities. He is comfort with Computer application such as internet ,Ms Office etc.
He has worked with several reputed organizations in different projects like; Orissa Integrated Sanitation Improvement project (OISIP) under Orissa Water Supply and Sewerage Board (OWSSB), ODISHA COMMUNITY TANK MANAGEMENT PROJECT (WR Dept), Mission Biofuel India Pvt. Ltd, Bhubaneswar and FXB-India, Bhubaneswar. Susant has rich experience on social research, community development, capacity building, livelihood improvement, empowerment of destitute people like urban homeless, beggars etc. and community tank development & management. He has also worked as Research & Analysis Consultants under different agencies such as Pepsi, AC Nielsen ORG, NCAER, ORG Marg., IIHMR, CYSD, Ministry of Women & Child Health Govt. of India, and Govt. Health Units of two the district (Bargarh & Sonepur) etc.
Susant holds a Master degree in Sociology. Currently Susant leads the ‘dignity and habitat’ thematic sector of Vikash being a Programme Manager and looking after 11 shelters homes from 7 cities under Khordha, Cuttack, Kendrapada, Dhenkanal, Bolangie, Rayagada and Sundargarh (Rourkela) districts.
Vikash has come a long way as a Non-Governmental Organization in Odisha, working towards Sustainable Development and Protection of People’s Rights through community involvement, keeping in view the Sustainable Development Goals(SDG) since 1986.