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Anurag Shanker

Program Manager, Nidan


Anurag focuses on using mobile technology/ Social Media to foster positive social and environmental change in the developing world, and he has spent the last 10 years in UK. His interests include social media, social entrepreneurship and being a positive change agent in his society.

A seasoned IT professional who has worked in various IT companies in UK, and currently is the Head of ICT at NIDAN and also responsible for expansion of NIDAN operation in neighboring countries. He holds a Master Degree in Business Administration and Business Information technology and has been involved in several organizations, such as "Youth Leadership Think Tank", Go India Foundation, Electronic Immigration UK, Africania (Solidarity Tourism) Africa and Youth Democratic Front.

He likes to call himself a reformed Management Guy who saw the light before it was too late. After 8 years in the software industry, he decided he wanted to do something a bit more inspiring.