Nitesh Anand holds a B.Tech. Degree from Allahabad and has been associated with the development space since 2010. As an ICICI Fellow (now known as India Fellow Program), Nitesh worked with Seva Mandir in Rajasthan on local self-governance and responsible citizenship before moving to work with People’s Action Group for Inclusion & Rights (PAGIR) in Leh-Ladakh on organizational development and advocacy strategies. His most recent assignment before joining the Centre for Civil Society was with a Delhi-NCR based non-profit Ideosync Media Combine, where he led a United Nation’s Democracy Fund that supported nationwide initiative on Democracy and Community Media. He has been passionately involved in governance, democracy, and promoting liberal values. Nitesh is also one of the founding members of Udaipur Film Society for Cinema of Resistance. He has keen interests in photography, alternate cinema, traveling, cooking, and storytelling.