Dr. Sujeet Ranjan, Executive Director

Dr. Sujeet Ranjan is the Executive Director of The Coalition for Food and Nutrition (Coalition). He has been associated with social development sector for more than two decades. His experience includes leading and managing large scale programs, policy advocacy and partnership management.

Prior to Coalition, he has worked as Chief Operating Officer – Piramal Swasthya Management and Research Institute, Director – CARE India and Chief Operating Officer – Magic Bus India Foundation.

He is a Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Public Health and MBA in Rural Management & HRD. He is also a Visionary Leadership Program (VLP) fellow in Population and Development by ICOMP, Malaysia.

Sujeet has worked extensively with leaders in National & State governments, civil society organizations, private sector, and development agencies including USAID, DFID, BMGF, EU and international not for profit organizations.

C S N Murthy, Manager – Finance, Administration and Resource Mobilisation

C S N Murthy joined as Manager – Finance, Administration and Resource Mobilisation. Murthy did his M.A in Economics with Specialisation in International Trade besides LL.B (specialisation in Labour Laws) and M.B.A in Finance. To his credit Murthy had thirty years of experience out of which eighteen years are with development sector.



 Paromita Mitra, Manager – Membership Engagement, Knowledge Management & Communications

Paromita holds a Post-Graduation in Human Rights & Duties from Jadavpur University, and a Post-Graduation in Applied Economics & Information Management from Calcutta University. She has excelled in UNESCO’s Advanced Programme in International Understanding on Human Unity (IUHU). Having worked in several states of India Paromita has substantial exposure in Research, Knowledge Management, Communication and Training. She is a swift and versatile writer and specializes in taking complicated information and presenting it in an easy-to- understand, upbeat format. She prides having juggled several projects simultaneously and continuously under GoI and DFID. Post Tsunami she moved to Port Blair to provide the lead in documenting a robust project. Furthermore, she is remarkably tech-savvy and is conversant in 8 Languages (Indian & Foreign). Paromita has participated in the South Asian Federal (SAF) Games.

Nar Bahadur Thapa, Support Staff

Nar Bahadur Thapa is with the CFNS since a very long time. He helps in managing the day-to-day activities within the organisation. He ensures the comfort for all of us so that everyone can work upto their maximum potential. Nar Bahadur Thapa is one of the most valuable employee of CFNS.