VANI has a three-tier structure
    • General Body - General Body is the supreme body comprised of all members of VANI (networks/federations, organisations and individuals).

    • Governing - Governing Body makes decisions on behalf of the members and is composed of 16 elected members from the General Body, which also elects two office bearers, the Chairperson and Treasurer. The Working Committee has four sub-committees namely: Programme, Networking, Membership, Finance and Management.

    • Secretariat - Secretariat is headed by a Chief Executive Officer appointed by the Working Committee, and is an ex-officio member of the Working Committee. The Secretariat has programme units, each led by programme officers/managers with their respective professional and support staff. The CEO liaises between the Secretariat and the Working Committee for planning, implementation and monitoring of the organisation's activities.
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Mr. Binoy Acharya

Chairperson

Founder Director of UNNATI, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) that works in the areas of social inclusion, democratic local governance, social accountability and disaster risk reduction. He is the current Chairperson of Voluntary Action Network India (VANI), a national platform of voluntary organisations. He holds an M. Phil degree in Social Sciences from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

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Ms. Jaswant Kaur

Treasurer

Mrs Jaswant Kaur is a company secretary by profession, a writer and an author by heart and a development sector professional by choice. Ms Kaur switched to the Development sector when she joined Deepalaya as Director – Programs Communication & Resource Mobilisation(CRM) in November 2014 only to become the Executive Director of Deepalaya in April 2018. Her tryst with the development sector has been really satisfying and inspiring. After more than seven years of working for underserved communities, she joined the BITSAA Alumni trust, Rajasthan as their Vice President to scale up the work being done under their community development initiative called Pilani Atmanirbhar resource centre (PARC). Her work in the development sector has been recognised by several organisations.

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Mr. Harsh Jaitli

CEO

Chief Executive Officer, of VANI. An expert in policy planning and management, Harsh is at the helm of the organisation. With an enriching experience of 30 years and having worked extensively in the social sector he brings richness of his expertise to organizational goals.

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Mr. Amod K. Kanth

Member

Presently, Member-Coordinator of the NITI-CSO Standing Committee of NITI Aayog, Chairman, Domestic Workers Sector Skill Council (DWSSC), General Secretary, Prayas JAC Society, A voluntary Organisation. Former DGP & Chairperson, Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR), Govt. of NCT Delhi at Delhi.

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Mr. Basant Yadav

Member

President of Sahabhagi Samaj Sevi Sanstha, Charama Dist. Kanker, Chhattishgarh State, is one of the Founder members of the organisation.

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Mr. G. Placid

Member

Founder and Director of SAHAYI Center for Collective Learning and Action, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.

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Ms. Hemal Kamat

Member

Director & Secretay, Concept Society, 101 Ahilya Nagar Main, Annapurna Road, Indore-452009.

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Mr. K. N. Tiwari

Member

Director, Disha Social Organization, Lucknow. Nominated as member-planning commission in Uttaranchal state (2004-till date). Member of INTAF international London.

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Mr. K. Panchaksharam

Member

"SIPA" Federation of South India Producer Associations, Anakaputhur, Chennai.

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Puja Marwaha

Member

Chief Executive – Child Rights and You, believes that children are the very foundation of every nation’s growth and development aspirations. It was this belief that fuelled her passion for children’s rights and inspired her to become a full fledged part of the social sector in 1994.

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Saradindu Banerjee

Member

Mr. Banerjee is presently the President of SPADE and Vice President of Sabuj Sangha, Kolkata.