Qualifications: M.A. Development, Azim Premji University, Bangalore, 2015-2017,
B.Sc (Honours) in Economics, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, 2011-2014
Profile: Born in the ‘City of Joy’, Kolkata, Rajarshi’s mission has been to bring smiles to the faces of the underprivileged through grassroot work. After completing his bachelor’s in economics and master’s in development, he worked as the Assistant District Coordinator with the Department of Panchayats and Rural Development in West Bengal, creating a bridge between elected representatives of the Panchayati Raj Institutions and the District Administration by providing necessary support, and helping with monitoring and evaluation. After quitting his job with the Rural Development Department, Rajarshi set up a cafe in Kolkata. He loves performing street theatre to connect with masses.
He is currently working as a Programme Associate with the SeaChange (SC) Team in Andaman Islands. His work with the SC Team will involve working closely with the Gram Panchayats of the project sites in the Andaman Islands.