Meet The Team

Associate Analyst
Associate Analyst
Associate Analyst
Associate Analyst
Associate Analyst
Swati dasgupta
HR Manager
Swati Dasgupta is a Manager-Human Resource with LIFE. She has done her Masters in Human Resource and bachelor from Jamia Hamdard University. She has 5 years of working experience before joining LIFE. She is currently taking care of all the policies and procedures related to the organization and staff benefit/s. She makes sure to match the position with the people efficiently.
Ankit kumar
Communmication Researcher

Ankit is a commerce graduate, now in the creative field by choice. He has more than 5 years of experience in Digital Marketing and Video Productions and has worked with startups as Digital Marketing Strategist and Digital Marketing Agencies & production houses as Creative Video Editor. He has also worked for think tank CCS and NISA as an independent consultant for social media and production. Here in LIFE he is responsible for Designing, Web Development and Video Production. He believes “Network is Net worth” so connect him on LinkedIn @search_ankit.

Assistant to Managing Trustee
Soban Singh Rawat is graduated in arts from CSS University, Meerut. He is Executive Assistant to Managing Trustee.
kaustav dhar
Associate Litigator
Kaustav completed B.A.LLB from Calcutta University in 2017 and pursued LL.M on Criminology from KIIT Deemed to be University. His area of research was Green Criminology emerging as a distinct category of crime. Afterwards, was appointed as a Field Investigator for Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Impactful Policy Research in Social Science (IMPRESS) Project on “Policing a Smart City: Challenges and Priorities towards Urban Transformation of Kolkata and Bhubaneswar”. Thereafter, was appointed as a Legal Researcher at the National Green Tribunal, Principal Bench and researched on major environmental matters like rejuvenation of rivers, Gujarat Blast Case, Kerala Elephant Case, 102 non-attainment cities, ban on firecrackers, etc. Joined LIFE as a Legal Researcher.
Account Officer​
Amar Bisht is an Accounts/ Finance Officer and has done MBA in Finance from Swami Vivekanan Subharti University Meerut. He is also in-charge for all statutory compliance related to financial matters. He handles coordination with donors, preparing a donor wise budget & preparing a utilization statement as per requirement. He prepares an annual budget and schedules expenditures. He is responsible for smooth execution of audits by Indian statutory auditors; FCRA audit and donor audit (as applicable) including timely and appropriate action on observations/recommendations.

He is an advocate with LIFE. He is working on Research and advocacy related to cases challenging Environmental Clearances granted to various thermal power plants, Coal Mines, Bauxite mines, Iron Ore mines, Forest Clearances granted to various coal mines and thermal power plants, Implementation of Emission Standards for Thermal Power Plants, cases related to pollution caused by the unregulated and unrestricted disposal of Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL), cases related to violation of Section 2 of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 both in NGT and Supreme Court, fought cases on the adverse impact on the health of local communities in Chhattisgarh caused by thermal power plants, mines and industries operating in this area, cases related to adverse impact of fire in coal mines across India before the Supreme Court, fought cases related to the provisions of Bio-diversity Act, fought cases on Ash Dyke breach in Odisha and MP. He is located at Principal Office in Delhi. He is a graduate in History and Law from the University of Delhi. He is associated with LIFE for more than 6 and a half years.