Abhishek Ranjan

Delhi University | Delhi, DL 110007 | [email protected]

Eco(H), LL.B(DU), M.A. in Mass Communication & Sociology, LS College Alumni, Ex Gandhi Fellow, Ex. Research Journalist @ 'SPMR Foundation', Working with Rural Government Schools. Views are personal | #IndiaFirst



Chanakya Policy Foundation

Organised largest youth parliament namely Chanakya 'Niti National Youth Parliament' at Patna (2016) and New Delhi (2017) to engage youth in public policy.

April 2016 - Present

Program Manager

STiR Education

As a Program Manager
�� Coached 20 Education Leaders and 21000 Children��s in rural Government Schools in Varanasi, UP.
�� Supported Education at district and block level as BSA, DIET Principle, BEO��s, NPRC��s.
�� Supported implementation of program of cultural change through intrinsic motivation

June 2015 - May 2018

Piramal Fellow

Piramal Foundation

As a fellow :
�� Worked as a role model and engage with school ecosystem to create holistic learning environment.
�� Supported Head Teachers under Principle Leadership Development Program to motivate, inspire and support them to overcome day-to-day challenges

July 2013 - June 2015

Research Journalist (Hindi)

Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation, New Delhi

As a Research Journalist -
�� Assigned to work with a team, who had a responsibility to engage with policy makers, Parliamentarians on different socio-political issues.
�� Write and research on important topics for policymakers.

September 2011 - June 2013

Teacher cum ECA incharge

Pearl Prep Public School, Muzaffarpur,Bihar

As a part time social science teacher,
I use to teach social science subject up to class 5th. With teaching assignment, school gave me additional charge to promote extracurricular activities in school. I was also assigned as a key organiser for parents-teacher meeting

September 2008 - June 2010


IGNOU, New Delhi

M. A. in Sociology,

BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

P.G.Diploma in Gender and Women��s Studies

Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Tchnology, Haryana

M.A. in Mass Communication

University of Delhi


Langat Singh College, Muzaffarpur

B.A. (H) Economics


�� Writer/ Columnist �C Active blogger, Articles published on Contemporary socio-political topics in Jansatta,Dainik Jagran, Pratham Pravakta, Samaj-Smvad, Chhtrashakti , working as an editorial team member of monthly magazine Chhatrashakti, a magazine majorly focused on education related issues since 2012.

�� Right To Information(RTI) Activist- Used this medium to get policy insights and decision making process, some of my RTI activities were covered by national media

�� Legal Activism- Started a campaign for ��Save Navaruna�� as a law student in 2012 and still following up this matter, which is investigated by top investigating agency CBI

Major Achievements

  • Was invited as a speaker on the topic of ��Role of youth in policy making�� by Koshi Shikhar Sammelan on 2nd June 2018.
  • Was invited as a speaker on the topic of ��RTI and its impact on social life�� by Hansraj College, University of Delhi on 26th October 2013.
  • Selected as a ��India��s good Samaritans�� by leading English daily Hindustan Times on its Republic day special issue on 23rd January, 2013 as a budding lawyer who is trying to get justice for a 12-year-old girl.
  • National Champion in All India Inter University Essay Competition on Cooperative at Natesan Institute of Co-Operative Management(NICM), Chennai, Tamilnadu in 2012.
  • National Champion in All India Inter University Quiz Competition at Lucknow, UP in 2011, organised by National Cooperative Development Corporation, New Delhi.
  • National Champion in All India Inter University Declamation Contest held at Jiwaji University, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh in 2009
  • National Champion in Inter University Theatre Competition in 2009 organized by Department of Education, Government of Bihar at Muzaffarpur, Bihar.