Laboni Roy, Assistant Director (Projects)
Laboni has been with the IS since its birth and walked the miles uphill. Her journey has been in discovering her fearlessness in the face of any challenge – ‘Hoyo nako kunthito, taale tal diyo tal ’ by Tagore is the theme song of her life.
Favourite IS Moment: Her favourite IS moment was when in the days of scarcity, she begged for food grains from the Gurudwara at Rashbehari Avenue for the residents of the shelter.
Gunjan Chandak Khemka, Assistant Director (Projects)
Gunjan loves music of different genres from old hindi music, country, blues, jazz,and movies ranging from Guru Dutt Movies, to the blackand white genre of Casablanca, to Pretty Womanand Forrest Gump. Variety is definitely the spice of her life. Hopeand love sustain this versatile, multitasking young professional
Favourite IS Moment: Her favourite IS moment was the time she represented the organization in a meeting in Chennai.
Supriyo Naskar, Accountant
Supriyo Naskar is a perfectionist and he gets energy to carry on in life with the blessings of his parents. Besides numbers, Supriyo is a great lover of sports like cricket and football. He enjoys trekking immensely and has trekked challenging heights in Roopkundu among others.
Favourite IS Moment: His favourite IS moment was the day Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam visited the shelter.
Priyanka Banerjee, Human Resource Officer
Priyanka is a Certified Professional in Human Resources and has around 6 years of combined experience in Teaching and Administration. She is a self motivated individual with the commitment and flexibility to work in a changing environment. She believes "nothing is impossible" through hard work and strong determination. Loves travelling and photography for recreation.
Favourite IS Moment: IS Annual Day 2015 held at ICCR.
Dr. Abhiruchi Chatterjee, Psychiatrist
Abhiruchi is a psychiatrist and also a talented painter. Green is his favourite colour of life.
Favourite IS Moment: His most memorable IS moment was the day the residents of IS shelter received a sensible and loving smile from the great scientist Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. The moment inspired him to hold himself and his work with utmost integrity.
Mrinmoyee Bose, Project Coordinator, Naya Daur
Mrinmoyee loves the colours yellow, black and white. She loves Amir Khan, Juhi Chawla and has seen the the movie Titanic many times. She feels energized when she can bring a smile on the face of her loved ones. And she finds peace when she reunites the homeless to their primary ring of protection – their homes.
Favourite IS moment: when she got the opportunity to meet Dr APJ Abdul Kalam during his visit to Sarbari shelter
Pinki Bhattacharya, Counselling Psychologist, Naya Daur
Pinki likes listening to music and making new friends. She wants to do something for her country men who are in vulnerable situations. Her mother is a great inspiration in her life and she would do anything to make her happy.
Favourite IS Moment: When she rescued a distressed woman named Gita Adhikari from Sealdah and brought her to Sarbari Shelter.
Abhishaek Das, Social Worker, Urban Mental Health Programme
Success motivates Abhishaek to move ahead in life. A googly in the game of cricketand Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne enthrall him.
Favourite IS Moment: His favourite IS Moments are reintegrating the homeless back into mainstream life.
Kalu Prasad, Emergency Officer
Kalu loves football and is a man of ACTION. He is at his best during crisis managementand behind the steering wheel of a car.
Favourite IS Moment: His most memorable moment was when he could pacify a raging mother to give consent to hand over her child to child care officials while she carried on her own treatment at the Shelter.
Swapan Halder, Social Worker, Naya Daur
Swapan feels himself coming alive in the work for homeless persons who are neglected by society. His favourite colour is Black and he hums to the tune of ‘Tumhi dekho na’ as he walks the streets of Kolkata.
Favourite IS Moment: Accompanying the people under the care of IS for pandal hopping during Durga puja.
Khokan Majumder, Social Worker, Naya Daur
Khokan is motivated to help poor and helpless persons. This helped him create a rapport with the homeless persons he works with in the Sealdaha field. His other passion is playing football.
Favourite IS Moment: Active participation in Medical camp organized by a community club in Chetla.
Tapashi Kolay, Social Worker, Naya Daur
Tapashi had 6 plus years of experience working in the field of health and human rights before joining Iswar Sankalpa. But her work with IS has been an enriching experience and has helped her enhance her knowledge immensely.
Favourite IS Moment: Whenever a homeless person with mental illness returns to a state of 'normalcy'.
Arnab Banerjee, Centre Attendant
Arnab loves Indian Classical Music and the cinema of Basonta Chowdhury.
Favourite IS Moment: His favourite IS moment was the sheer joy and companionship he experienced in a team building program in Gopalpur, Orissa.
Suparna Mukhopadhyay, Drop-in-Centre Coordinator
Suparna holds master's degree in Englishand Social Work. Music is her passionand she loves to sing. Helping people gives her immense joyand peace.
Favourite IS Moment: Distributing new dressesand special food boxes to the mentally ill persons on the streets during Durga Puja
Debapriya Dasgupta, Social Worker, Naya Daur
Debapriya holds a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce from Calcutta University. He is passionate about Photography and loves to capture moments with his camera. He is also an expert in kick boxing. Music gives him energy. He makes friends easily and loves spending time with friends over cups of tea.
Subholina Chakraborty, Supervisor, Sarbari Shelter
Subholina has counselling experience of 4+ years in social work sector. From her young age she used to dream of extending helping hand to those in need