Our Advisors

Their invaluable advice on Technology, Management & other matters, forms the backbone of our endeavour. They generously devote their time & energy, as well as share their experiences to suggest appropriate methodologies & best practices, without any compensation or monetary consideration of any kind. We thank them for all their help.

Vatsala Joseph leads financial strategy and operations, including grant and contract management, at Shakti, a Sustainable Energy Foundation. Prior to joining Shakti in July 2012, Vatsala worked with Care, Oxfam and the All India Association for Christian Higher Education. With over 20 years of experience, Vatsala specialises in financial planning, fund management, budgeting, donor financial contract management, audits, taxation and general administration. She has extensive experience in administering large budgets funded by donors like USAID, European Union, UNICEF, UNDP and CIDA. Vatsala has completed her C.A. (Final Group I)

Sanjay Kumar is an Advocate in Supreme Court of India and High Courts. He was earlier working as Head – Retail Litigation in a law firm/corporate company in Gurgaon & Delhi. Sanjay is a Legal professional, with 14 years of experience and proven expertise in handling Civil, Criminal, Labour, Arbitration, Law of Writs, Service Matters and Matrimonial Litigations etcfor reputed companies and individuals. Sanjay has completed his BA & LLB.

Pranjal Srivastava, the founder & CEO of CodeFire Technologies, is fired by a sincere desire to help the needy & the underprivileged, in addition to being a master of software “code”. Pranjal has committed himself and his company to provide free services for development & maintenance of Koshika’s website.

Pranjal has more than 15 years of software consultancy experience and is very passionate about technology. After completing his B.Tech. from IT-BHU, Pranjal worked with Tata Infotech Ltd (now TCS) and Infogain, before he founded CodeFire Technologies.

CodeFire Technologies Pvt Ltd (http://www.CodeFire.org) is a technology solutions provider – a technology services start-up, which primarily works on web and mobile applications. Since it's inception in 2010, CodeFire has come a long way in having executed more than 400 successful projects, and has clientele spread across 10+ countries. CodeFireoffers technology intensive solutions and services, while being highly cost effective. Their core expertise includes solving complex & hard to crack problems and developing applications.