Neelanjali Kumar

Neelanjali Kumar

Placed at:   Bokaro, Jharkhand

Education: BE(E & E) from University BDT college of Engineering, Kuvempu University Davangere Karnataka and MBA(Oil & Gas)from University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun

Prior work experience:

  • Neelanjali Kumar has worked with Reliance Retail where her work entailed studying the buying behavior of customer in retail. She has also worked with the Government of Jharkhand for the implementation of the MGNREGA at the block level. This role involved social auditing, fund management, monitoring and evaluation of schemes, capacity building, training and creating awareness.

One key work during fellowship

  • Rahawan-Jhumra Road blown off thrice by LWE activity which connects to Jhumra pahar region, people had to climb 15km uphill to commute to adjacent 6 villages and difficulty in transportation of coal by Tisco leased mines.

What was done:

  • “JANTA DARBAR” organized after a gap of 3 years
    “Jhumra Pahar Development plan” is developed with strategy of bridging the gap. Did media interventions to highlight the issue


  • 10.5 Km long “Rahawan to jhumra road” is constructed with the help of CRPFs deployed at Rahawan base camp.
    Helping CRPFs in patrolling in the region
    Six more villages are now connected.