Our Team

VIKSAT has a team of professionally qualified staff member’s with rich experience and expertise in diverse fields of its operations. The team is led by the Director as the executive head of the organisation. Its second line of leadership, Dy.  Director coordinates various thrust areas, is also professionally well qualified and well experienced, operating independently in respective of their programmes. The management, programme coordinators and programme officers, Field Coordinators usually take collective decisions on all the important matters.

The Director reports to the Council of Management, which is the apex body of the organization, currently chaired by Shri Kartikeya Sarabhai. VIKSAT team seeks guidance from the Council to carry out its mission of promoting and strengthening people's institutions through interactions, for an equitable, gender-sensitive, sustainable development and management of natural resources.

The organization’s management style is unique in the sense that it blends professionalism with informal human relations that complement each other. The flow of hierarchy consists of Director, Dy. Director, Programme Coordinators, Field Coordinators, Project Officers, Project Associates, Field Supervisors, Administration and Accounts staff. The organization work culture is quite democratic and there is easy access to staff members across groups and levels. Organization believes in team work and the operations are independently carried out by functional groups. As and when required, task based teams are also formed for carrying out specific activities.

The Human Resource Development aspect is given importance in the personnel policies and growth opportunities for the staff members are carefully planned. Most of the field staff is recruited from local area and senior positions are occupied by well qualified professional staffs which are the strength of the organization. All the staff members are given ample opportunities for capacity building and self-development through the constant avenues for in-house and external trainings at different levels.

Total transparency is observed in terms of implementation and information sharing with all the funding agencies and other concerned on all aspects of the programme and the management. Accuracy, timeliness and transparency in information sharing and reporting are embedded in VIKSAT management and most of the funding agencies find VIKSAT as donor friendly, exceptionally competent and highly reliable NGO with total accountability.

Our Values:

VIKSAT works towards Sustainable Development through Participatory Natural Resource Management with people at centre and for the interest of the poor and marginalized. 

Integrity in everything we do
Serve with passion
Empathy for all
We strive never to take the easy path, but always the honest one. We practice integrity in all our actions and try to do the right thing by every stakeholder.
We are fiercely committed to our purpose of sustainable Development, and work with a burning desire to make a difference.
We are committed to working together with unconditional respect, freedom, trust and support for each other.

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