Avinash is from Ranchi and has completed his Bachelors in Computer Applications from Marwari College, Ranchi. Prior to joining ITDP, he worked with an NGO which focused on developmental communication and grass-root governance. He joined the ITDP India Programme around the time the organisation signed an MoU with Ranchi. Actively involved in helping the city to adopt sustainable and equitable urban development, he helped the ITDP team who wrote Mobility Plan for Ranchi. In his present capacity, Avinash is responsible for community outreach and data interpretation for the organisation. Photography, writing, politics and social work are his main areas of interest.