Manisha Modha-Patel has pursued PGDCA from Datamatics Corporation and B.Sc (Electronics) from Mysore University. She has work experience of more than 24 years and looks after all Administrative activities of the Center for Urban Planning and Policy (CUPP). Prior to joining CRDF, she worked with Ahmedabad University as Placement Officer/Manager – Career Development Cell. She has also worked and engaged with various organizations like SPIESR- Sardar Patel Institute for Economic and Social Research, CIIL – Central Institute for Indian Languages, Samsung India Limited, Spark Broadcasting Ltd, Trinity Academy for Corporate Training. She is currently empanelled as soft skills Trainer at KCG (Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat).