Jitendra Kumar is the secretary of Nav Jagriti, In his initial days he was associated with Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra, Hazaribagh (Jharkhand). During his work realized the hardship life of people, who are trapped in vicious circle of poverty and he decided to come back to his native place laid the foundation of Nav Jagriti in 1993. Saran district had water logging problem as approx. 60% of total cultivable land was submerged in water, which jeopardize the means of livelihood of the people based on agriculture and allied activities. NJ started working on the issues of water logging and motivated people for drainage the canals to remove the water from the sub-merged land and reclaimed the land for agriculture purpose. He promoted the revival of agriculture for local economic development to enhance the agriculture production to meet out the physiological need of people. Later on realized multi-dimensional problems of the people like health, education, gender, flood preparedness & mitigation and children issues and started working on these issues with the help of National and International donors.