Kamleshwar has about 27 years of work experience in the development sector, ranging from grassroots to senior management. He has worked on diverse themes such as Environment, Joint Forest Management, Watershed Development, livelihood, citizen participation and Democratic Local Governance (Rural and Urban) besides others. His job responsibilities gave him opportunities to work in many states across the country namely Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Haryana, MP, Bihar, Orissa U.P and Uttarakhand.
He has worked extensively in the area of policy advocacy on issues like RTI, NREGA, SSA, Devolution, Rural Election reforms, Social Exclusion focusing tribal, Dalits and women, Solid Waste Management and Urban Planning.
Kamleshwar is a post-graduate in Rural Development from XISS and also having Masters in Sociology.