Dr Gohad works as a Research Associate on the CHIEF Project. She holds a PhD in Archaeology. Her research interests are Heritage Management, ancient Indian history, art, architecture, culture and archaeology. She is a member of Society of South Asian Archaeologists and Committee member of Maharashtra State Bureau of Textbook Production & Curriculum Research. She was awarded a fellowship from ICHR and Department of Science & Technology (DST) for her research in Archaeology. During the CHIEF project she will be involved in all work packages and specifically work packages 4,5,6,7 and 8. She is also conducting research with young people in work package 6.