Deputy Director, Programmes

Srikanta Murthy, Deputy Director, Programmes has more than two decades of experience in the development sector. He currently leads Samata, a multistakeholder intervention to keep adolescent in secondary school across 119 villages in Bagalkot and Bijapur districts in north Karnataka. In the past, he has worked on various programmes to reduce violence against women with a special focus on women in sex work.

Prior to joining KHPT he held positions as Team Leader at Myrada for its Natural Resource Management Programme; Director , Community Mobilisation at Green Foundation; and as State Coordinator, Capacity Building and Human Resource at Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Government of Karnataka. He has postgraduate degrees in Sociology and Human Resource Management.