The founder of Tarun Chetna, Mr. Mohd. Nasim Ansari has always had a passion for social work. He has three years teaching experience in Inter College, 11 years experience as a press reporter in the print media and seven years of experience in the Adult literacy programme. He has also been appointed as State level Master Trainer of the Panchayati Raj and District Level concerning adult literacy. He has been nominated by the government to the Advisory Committee of the Pre Conception-Pre Natal Diagnostic Technique (PCPNDT) Act, is an Executive Member of the Zila Saksharata Samiti, Bamboo Mission, NRHM and is a Service Provider in the Domestic Violence Committee. Mr. Ansari’s NGO has been nominated as the District Coordinator of NREGA by the UPVAN network and regional Coordinator of SATHI in Uttar Pradesh. He is the founder member of SATHI, a state level network that has been dealing with development at the grassroots level since 1995-96. The Gandhian ideologist’s SATHI network is working in the poorest communities, through NGOs for poverty alleviation and childrens’ rights.