State Coordinator – Northeast
Dharani Payeng is currently the state coordinator of Assam and Manipur (Upper Assam, Western Assam and Barak Valley) and other adjoining states of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Arunachal Pradesh. He is currently leading 3 projects in Dhemaji and Lakhimpur and one project in Manipur. He holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Baniram Medi Government Law College, Guwahati, Assam. He has 15 years of working experience in the development sector in planning, monitoring and partnership management. He has expertise in legal interpretation, critical analysis, project management and development, network and linkages with stakeholders, strategic planning, issue identification and analysis, facilitation, donor management and reporting and procurement. He began as a volunteer and has been working with IGSSS for the past 15 years.