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Hitesh Gupta

Hitesh is one of the Co-Founders of Vatsalya and currently working as CEO. He is PhD from Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Pilani, India and has his Masters in Public Health from University of North Carolina, USA. He started his two decade career as researcher cum teaching Faculty member in Health Management and after participating in almost 50 projects, became accomplished leader in Vatsalya. He is currently member in various academic group and advisory group constituted by government and private organisations.

He is key driving force in Vatsalya and involved in HealthCare, HIV/AIDS, Vocational training of young people and Child Rights related project as researcher, guide and Manager. Widely travelled in various countries, his major responsibility is to run operations of Vatsalya effectively and efficiently to make a difference in the life of the underprivileged population and meet the goals and vision of Vatsalya.

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Jaimala

Jaimala is co-founder and Trustee Secretary of Vatsalya an NGO established for the rehabilitation of Street Children in Jaipur. She has done post graduation in food and nutrition and Master in Public health from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. She is Professional member of Indian Society of Applied Behaviour Sciences. She worked at the Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Jaipur for 12 years (1988 to 2000) in different capacities She is visionary, mentor and guide to all in Vatsalya and has been closely working with orphan and abandoned children. She has authored a book on Eighteen Million Question Marks– The Street children of India, a book dedicated to the life of street children.

Jaimala has completed about 35 research projects including some action researches in Reproductive and Child Health. She has also conducted about 150 trainings for paramedical personnel, Medical Professionals, Traditional Birth Attendants, MSS covering RCH, AIDS and Human Resource Management issues. Government of Rajasthan has asked Jaimala to present her model of residential child care to all government officials.

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