Dr. Ranjit Tigga, S.J. was ordained a priest on May 20, 1996. He holds Master’s Degree in English from Mumbai University and Master’s Degree in Journalism and Ph.D. in Communication from Marquette University, USA. In Xavier Institute of Development Action and Studies (XIDAS), Jabalpur, he was the Head of the Department of Development Communication from 2007 to 2008, Assistant Director from 2009 to 2010 and the Director from June 2011 to June 2014. He taught Change Management, Managerial Communication, Industrial Psychology and Counseling Skills in Xavier Institute of Management Jabalpur (XIMJ) since 2006. His areas of interest include communication, journalism, administration, counseling, leadership, culture and change and social work. He was the editor of Vikash Vani Journal (VVJ) from 2011 to 2014. Before joining XIDAS, he worked as a freelance journalist and has contributed to several national and regional news papers and magazines. He was awarded with Dr. Ambedkar National Award (New Delhi) in 1996 and Jessica Powers Award (Milwaukee, USA) in 1999. Now he is transferred to Indian Social Institute,Delhi.