'CNN-IBN'- Real Heros Award

Winner of World Bank Global DM Award

GOONJ wins India NGO of the year award

Our recent nationwide initiative


J- 93 Sarita Vihar,
New Delhi - 110076.
Tel. - 2697 2351, 4140-1216
E- Mail :- anshugoonj24@gmail.com


Board & Key team members

A postgraduate in economics with a double PG Dip. in Journalism, Advertising and PR from IIMC, in 1998 Anshu left a corporate career to work full time on GOONJ, his dream for many years. In his journalistic stint Anshu closely analyzed the suffering due to lack of proper clothing especially in winters. In 2004 Anshu was made an Ashoka Fellow in recognition of his innovative work and entrepreneurial ability.  He has led GOONJ’s growth as an idea and as a nationwide movement, over the last ten years, making clothing a matter of concern and linking it with the development process.

Mrs. Meenakshi Gupta

A founder member of GOONJ, Meenakshi comes from the communication background. With more than 15 years of communication related work to her credit, in May 2005 Meenakshi quit BBC after a eight-year stint looking after News Publicity in the South Asian region. She now works closely with Anshu and the rest of the team on fine-tuning GOONJ's communication with its urban and rural audiences as well its interface with other organizations. Meenakshi also works as a freelance communication consultant.

Mr. Ajay K Sharma

One of GOONJ's founder members, a masters in Hindi and a pass out of IIMC in journalism, Ajay has a rich experience of more than 16 years in the field of Electronic & Print media. He has traveled extensively throughout India as Associate Director, Krishi Katha, a Doordarshan series on the history of agriculture in India.

Mr. Keshav Chaturvedi

An Honours Graduate in Geography from Delhi University, Keshav is a journalist by profession and a traveler by passion. During his 19 years career he has worked in almost all the branches of media be in Print or Electronic. He has been associated with TV, radio and print. A keen photographer and documentary maker, he has traveled the entire length and breadth of the country in search of documentaries and photo essays.

Mrs. Mridula Murgai

A teacher, a member of the Delhi Stock Exchange, a registered sub-broker under SEBI, the founder and Editor of the website for Indian Women, and above all a grandmother, mother and wife !! A charming young lady at heart, all of 60 years and some more. For a long while, in the tough initial years of GOONJ, Milly Ji (as everyone calls her) single handedly took up the responsibility of running its simple yet effective website. Over the years Mridula has played an instrumental role in facilitating many activities for GOONJ.

Key Team Members

Ruchika Gandhi
Starting off as a volunteer, Ruchika formally joined GOONJ in 2002. She is closely involved in interacting with urban audiences including corporates and schools. Instrumental in the overall management of the organization, Ruchika is also involved in motivating volunteers, organizing awareness & collection drives and interacting with rural partners.

Imran Khan
Manages the central warehouse of GOONJ in Delhi; where all the material from different parts of Delhi and other cities, arrives. With a team of support people, he looks after the entire sorting, repairing, making of cloth napkins and other recycled products as well as dispatch of material to different parts of the country.

Rohit Singh
GOONJ’s Mumbai Coordinator, Rohit started off as a volunteer and went on to leave a corporate career to work full time with GOONJ. He is responsible for setting up GOONJ Mumbai operations and replication of GOONJ’s programmes in Mumbai and implementation in western India.