Rajeev Kumar Ranjan

Rajeev Kumar Ranjan

Placed at:   East Singhbhum, Jharkhand

Education: M.Tech in Agricultural Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagapur

Prior work experience:

  • Worked in Jharkhand Tribal Development Society, an autonomous unit of Welfare department, Govt. of Jharkhand for for 2 years as Natural Resource Management expert (Watershed Engineer), for 1 year in PRADAN as subject matter specialist (Engineer), and 1 year in NGO (Gramin Vikas Trust) as watershed engineer before joining PMRDF

One key work during fellowship

  • There was continous cases on delayed payment in MGNREGA even after the formal launch of EFMS.

What was done:

  • Continuous meeting with different stake holders viz. CEPT (Center for Excellence in Postal Transaction) Mysore, Nodal bank and other banks along with BDOs and BPOs. Facilitated the formation of district level team for daily monitoring of Fund Transaction Orders.


  • By regular monitoring and followup, case of delayed payment got down by approximately 70 percent in east singhbhum district