An Master of Social Work and Journalism professionally (Gold Medallist from BHU ) & M.Sc. as academic, completed PHD in Geriatric mental Health from Lucknow University, Lucknow. She started her career as a program coordinator in Reproductive & Child Health / Family Planning project as a grass root worker. She is having around 20 years of progressive work experience in managing and implementing the Public Health Programmes (especially HIV/AIDS prevention and control Programs, sexual and reproductive Health, young and adolescent Health).
She has also done Post Graduation in Botany (Bio group) prior to above degree, so that she is efficiently using scientific temper in handling the situation. She is having long experience of working with Government as well as voluntary organizations. Before joining HLFPPT, She had worked in the capacity of Joint Director of IEC in Uttar Pradesh State AIDS Control Society. Further, she was handling an additional charge of Joint Director- Targeted Interventions (TI) and Link Worker Scheme (LWS) in Uttar Pradesh State AIDS Control Society, Lucknow, U.P. She is having expertise in managing all aspects of projects communication including, conceptualization, development, writing, editing, design, production and dissemination.
As a Team Leader of HIV/AIDs division, at present she is managing 09 states through 06 TSUs providing technical assistance in specific areas to the State AIDS Control Society (SACS) to achieve the NACP goals and objectives. She is also managing Vihaan in 03 states Punjab, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh and PPTCT in Bihar and Chhattisgarh.