Dr. S. Krishna Kumar IAS (Rtd.),
New Delhi - 110065.
Usha Krishna Kumar
New Delhi - 110065.
Kattapana south, Kerala
Dr. Babu Reghunath,
Kattappana Idukki Dist, Kerala Mob:09447521649
SANTHINAGAR, THOTTAKARA- PO.
Saji.V.Karnakaran - Delhi
Vivek Venugopal - Mumbai
K.Ravikumar - Jharhand
R.Venkitta Ramanan - Tamilnadu
E.Offe Jania - Karnataka
C.H.N. Sathya narayana - Thelungana
Santhosh Sagar Marathi - Andhra
Rajesh Kumar Singh - Bihar
Anjali Agarwal - West Bangal
Lokh Bahadur - Manipur
R. Saravanan Ramachandran
Liz Joseph Ann
Usha Devi K. Menon
Dr. G S Gireesh Kumar
Chairman--Tribal Affairs Advisory Board
Vice Chairman--Tribal Affairs Advisory Board
Chairman--Legal Advisory Board
Adv. Syriac Jacob
Chairman Financial Advisory Board
ViceChairPerson Financial Advisory Board
Where there is a need for a help, you will not find a helping hand… this truth is the cause for the formation of HRDS INDIA (High Range Rural Development Society) we want to touch the life of the poor and needy, help them out of there miseries within our capacity and make their life better, it is not only the poor people of Indian villages we are focused on, but the whole of India….. We are here to stretch out our hands for the needy....
Atma Nambi was born on March 17th 1955 in a village called
PazhayaKoodalur, Kumbakkonam, Tamil Nadu South India.
Thiru Subramanian and Thirumathi Mayilaambal are His
His spiritual journey started right from his school going days. Shri Nataraja Gurukkal was His first teacher. He learnt to perform pooja, rituals and yagnas from Him. This gave Him clarity in Bakthi Path. During these days His love for nature and His search in spiritual journey became deep. When He was 26 years, He met His second teacher Shri Lakshmi Narayanan, who guided and encouraged Him to do any work with total involvement. This gave Him clarity in Karma yoga.
The next Guru whom He met was, Shri Gnanaparanjothi. He initiated Him in Kundalini deeksha. He also taught Him various spiritual exercises which stabilised His spiritual journey. He had the opportunity to meet His next master Yogi Ram Surat Kumar of Tiruvannamalai. In his presence He experienced Satori.
Under the guidance of Guru Paranjothi, He met Shri Mohan Bharathi. He did His regular meditations and went into deep silence. His energy started collecting at a certain space and Enlightenment happened on 7th October 1994.
Guru Atma Ji has been keeping and continuing his spiritual relationship with HRDS INDIA’s Secretary Aji Krishnan for last sixteen years. He is always providing his prayers, guidance and direct support to HRDS INDIA’s projects. He is the back bone of HRDS INDIA.
Dr. S. Krishna Kumar IAS (Rtd.) is a distinguished Engineer, Technocrat and Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer (1963 Batch) turned Political Leader. He has a successful track record of 17 years in the Indian Administrative Service heading several important Government departments and Central and State Government undertakings. He was an acknowledged able Central Government Minister in India handling Ministries of Health and Family Welfare, Textiles and Information and Broadcasting under Prime Minister Sri Rajiv Gandhi and Defence, Petroleum, Alternative Energy and Agriculture under Prime Minister Sri P.V. Narasimha Rao. He combines a brilliant academic background, administrative and technical career as well as a successful political career as a Member of Parliament and Union Minister.
Dr. S. Krishna Kumar is engaged in a number of socio-economic and industrial projects in the country. He holds the Chairmanship of some Private sector business and Industrial ventures. He also heads the consultancy and project firm ‘Indo-Global Vision Consultancies and Projects Private Limited’ with the main objective of Planning, Facilitation, Investment in and implementation of projects including joint ventures in India. He also heads several movements such as AWAKE (All World Alliance of Kerala Entrepreneurs), Karmanya Trust for HRD and Employment, Progress Kerala Society and TRUTH (Trust for Religious Unity, Tolerance and Harmony). He is currently the Chairman of five international Chambers of Commerce - Asian Arab, Indo-Sri Lanka, Indo-Suriname, Indo-Bosnia and Latin American Caribbean Federation of India.
He was first Rank and Gold Medalist in Mechanical Engineering, University of Kerala – 1960, first Rank All India in the Indian Railway Service of Engineers – 1961, Post-graduation in MA (Sociology) – Annamalai University – First Class – 2006, Doctorate in Public Policy at Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani - 2014 – Thesis - “Kerala Model of Development – Critical Analysis and a Design for the Future”.
Dr. S. Krishna Kumar has been trained abroad in Management, Leadership and Socio-economic Development by the UN, International Union of Local Authorities, World Bank, USAID, Soviet Society for International Friendship, British and Chinese Governments. Also trained by the Government of India and several Institutes of Management. Fellow of the World Bank and IULA in Urban Development. Qualified Corporate Independent Director certified by the Institute of Directors, India.
A legendary District Collector of Ernakulam who conducted Mass Family Planning Campaigns in Kerala 1970-73 winning international recognition, credited with reversing the state’s population growth momentum and making Kerala first State to achieve zero growth rate. Noted for implementing land reforms in Kerala, author of the ‘Greater Cochin Development Master Plan’ implementing major urban development schemes earning public approbation as ‘the builder of modern Cochin’. Emancipation of Kerala fishermen through fisheries village societies. Architect of Kerala’s ‘Ten Thousand Industries’ campaign. Famed Chairman of Hindustan Latex, turning around the permanently losing PSU and transforming it into the leading condom and medical accessories manufacturer in Asia. Rajiv Gandhi’s Minister for universalizing Television in India. Champion of indigenization of Defence Production. Building up the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Sources with massive thrusts in Wind, Small Hydro and Solar Energy. Chairman of several National and International Chambers of Commerce and Industry connecting Indian entrepreneurs to about a hundred countries and helping promote investment flow into India. Widely recognized as a Developmental Leader.
Received International, national and state awards mainly for Public Administration and Social Reforms – including FICCI (1973) (Presented by Smt. Indira Gandhi), Swami Vivekananda Centenary Award – 2013, International Rotary’s highest civilian award ‘For The Sake of Honour’ 1979, ‘Energy Man of the Year’ National Award 1995, ‘NAYE’ National Award for contribution to MSMES, ‘Thanks Medal’ by Bharat Scouts and Guides, Pazhassi Raja Award 2007 (Presented by Vice President of India), K.R. Narayanan Award 2007, R Sankar Birth Centenary Award 2009, MKK Nair Award 2009 for productivity in Public Administration, CM Stephen Award 2010 for public leadership.
His Publications - on Family Planning, Urban Development, Fisheries, Industries and generally on socio, economic development issues. Author of several papers and articles on ‘New Model for Kerala’s Development’.
Dr. S. Krishna Kumar as our Patron will give personal leadership to all the activities of HRDS INDIA and is committed to take this NGO to great heights at State, National and International levels. His enthusiastic involvement will be a great asset and a game changer for the organisation.
Educational Qualification : Economics Graduate
President : • Womens Partnership Global
• All India Nurses Welfare Association
• ‘Chetna’ - Charitable Organisation
• Mahila Abhudaya Samajam,
• Kalari, (Institution for Classical Dances)
Womens’ Wing President : • Asian Arab Chamber of Commerce
• Latin American Caribbean Federation of India
Director : Indo-Sri Lanka Chamber of Commerce and Industry
President : • English Speaking Union
• Indo-Russian Women’s Association
• All India Ration Dealers Association
• All India Friends of Soviet Union Women’s Wing
Chairperson : • Acharya Narendra Dev College Delhi University
• ‘New Delhi Innu’ – a renowned, well read and widely acclaimed Malayalam News Weekly Published from Delhi
• National Council of Indian Consumer Organisations
• Maitreyi College, Delhi University 1999-2002.
• YMCA - Delhi Flower Show - 1999
Executive Committee Member : World Federation of United Nations Association
Secretary General : Indian Federation of United Nations Associations (IFUNA)
Vice President : • Indo Japan Association
• All India Women’s Conference
Executive Member : • World Federation of United Nations Association
• Kerala Educational Society
Member : International Women’s Organisation
Convenor : Bangladesh Refugee Camp
General Secretary : Kerala Pradesh Mahila Congress (I)
Governing Body Member : Maitreyi College, 1999-2000, Delhi University
Positions held in All India Mahila Congress
Feb. 2003 – May 2003 Acting President
1992 – 2004 General Secretary
1989 – 1993 Joint Secretary
1985 – 1989 Convenor
1982 – 1985 General Secretary of Kerala State
2003 Campaigned during Election in Delhi Assembly
2002 Observer for Kranti Jyothi Yatra in Karnataka
2002 Incharge of election going state Chattisgarh
2001 Karnataka and Goa - Incharge Mahila Congress
2001 U.P. Election Campaign Incharge in Lucknow Division
2001 Chief organiser of Soniaji’s rally in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
2000 AICC Observer for Chandigarh P C C.
– Campaigned for Municipal Panchayat (Local body) elections in Kerala
1999 Campaigned for Lok Sabha in Delhi and Kerala.
1998 Campaigned for Lok Sabha in Delhi.
1997 Campaigned in the Municipal Corporation Elections in Delhi.
1996 Election campaign for the Lok Sabha and Assembly Elections in Kerala.
1994 AICC Observer of Karnataka Assembly Elections. Also In-Charge of Eighteen Constituencies in Dharward District.
1993 Contested in the Assembly Elections from R.K. Puram Constituency.
1992 Nominated as General Secretary of All India Mahila Congress(I)
1990-91 Nominated as Joint Secretary of All India Mahila Congress (I) and In-Charge of four Southern States and Lakshadweep Islands for the General Elections.
1989 Mahila Congress in charge of Andhra Pradesh
1989 AICC Observer of Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections.
- Convenor of the Press and Publicity Committee for the National Conventions of All India Mahila Congress (I) in Bhuvaneshwar.
- Observer of Andhra Pradesh for the General Elections.
- In-Charge of Mahila Congress (I), Kerala for the General Elections.
1988 In-Charge of Press and Publication Hospitality and Souvenir Committee for All India Conference of Women Scientists.
1984 In-Charge of Mahila Congress (I) for four Southern Districts in Kerala for the General Elections.
1981 Election Campaign in Kerala Bye-elections.
Participation in International and National Conference/Seminars:
• 50th Anniversary celebrations of the World Federation of United Nations Associations held in Luxembourg, in September 1996.
• 4th world Conference on Women held in Beijing, in September 1995.
• Organised a Conference of NGOs when Gertrude Mongella, Secretary General of the Women Beijing Conference visited India.
• Organised a reception for the UN Secretary General Boutros Gali in September 1994, When he Visited India.
• Member of the Goodwill Mission of the Indian Federation of United Nations Associations to China, Hong Kong and Singapore in 1987.
• 31st World Plenary Assembly of World United Nations Associations held in Ottava, Canada in 1987.
• Member of Federation of Soviet Union (FSU) delegation to Moscow in 1988.
• Women and World Peace Conference held in Tashkent, April 1989.
• Women and delegation of FSU and USSR in 1990.
• Asia Pacific Regional Conference of United Nations Associations held in Tokyo in November 1990.
• 18th General Assembly of CONGO in 1991.
• 33rd Plenary Assembly of World Federation of United Nations Associations held in Barcelona, Spain 1991.
• 13th Regional Conference of European UNAs in Nicosia, Cyprus in 1992.
• Organised a Seminar on ‘Women in Nation Building’ in New Delhi in 1992.
• Organised a Seminar on ‘Women’s Role in Policy Making’ in New Delhi in 1993.
• Organised a Seminar on ‘Women’s Role as Professional’ in New Delhi in 1993.
• 34th Plenary Assembly of World Federation of United Nations Associations held in Geneva in 1993.
• Led a delegation of ‘Women in Politics’ held in Manila, June 1994.
Special Awards :.
• An Award was conferred by Pennsylvania Indian American Nurses Association of Philadelphia (PIANO), USA on 5th May 2012 for exemplary leadership and selfless years of time and dedication to the nursing profession & uplifting nurses in general to a level where they feel proud of their profession.
• Karmaveer Chakra - the national medallion for proactive voluntary action was conferred on 28th February 2014 by iCONGO (Indian Confederation of NGOs).
• Mahila Pragati Award for outstanding services on July 1995
• Conferred International Women’s Award by NRI Institute, New Delhi on December 1993.
• Conferred Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award on the eve of Indira Gandhi’s birthday on 18th November, 1993 for outstanding service, Achievements and contributions.
• Recipient of Mahila Shiromani Award (Presented by Mother Teresa) on November 28th 1992 at Calcutta.
• Nominated for Gaurav Puraskar Award.
• Puraskar from Institute of Economics Studies.
Aji Krishnan was born to Sri, C.K.Krishnan and Smt, V.K.Omana in the year 1967 his father was a planter and his mother was a teacher in Kerala. He was a revolutionist during his university days, it was this passion that brought him into the frontline of student's politics at that time he took leadership for many revolutionary strikes for the innovative educational reformations in Kerala, for which he was not only put in prison but also had to go through police torture. He is a graduate from Govt R L V college of Fine arts, Trippunithura, his interest was in sculpture making. Later he became an active member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), when cultural and intellectual degradation and destruction began in the party and the leaders of the party went away from the common people due to their trading policies, and after the sad demise of the great leader EMS, his mind and thoughts were wounded and hence he left party in 1995. He then started working as the sub editor of the magazine EKOPANAM as part of the job he had to travel all over India during this journey he could see the actual India the poor and under privileged, this left a big mark on his mind and he decided to uplift them from their sad plight of crucial realities. In 1997 along with Adv. Syriac Jacob and Dr. Babu Reghunath he formed HRDS INDIA. He is the secretary of HRDS INDIA. His only son Nikith Krishnan is a student.
Dr. Babu Reghunath is the eldest son of Sir.Babu and Smt.Shardha born in the year 1964, he did his schooling from a very remote village in Kerala, though he comes from a above average family during his younger days itself he saw the poverty of Indian villages which helped him to become the humble person that he is today. The villager's source of income was from farming and agriculture he realized that they had doctors for human beings, but no one to take care of the sick cattle's he decided to become a doctor… a veterinary doctor he got his doctorate from veterinary collage Mannuthy, Trichur and today he is an eminent doctor he is a core professional working for more than sixteen hours in a day. His dedication and selfless service towards the development of the Agro farms in High range area has fetched him many awards, he has successfully implemented many government programs for the welfare of village farms especially in tribal areas of idduki Today he is a household name in the high ranges of Kerala not only for his service has a doctor but for the good human being he is, always serving the poor and the needy. His restless service rendering for the promotion of white revolution in Idukki district in Kerala state is highly acknowledged and rewarded. His wife is Dr. Geetha they are blessed with two daughters and one son, Lakshmi Reghunath, Hari Reghunath and Gowri Reghunath.
Vivekanandan was born in the temple town of Guruvayoor this place is famous for lord Krishnan Guruvayoor temple; his childhood was full of colorful temple festivals and cultural varsity. His father Sri, Velayedhan.C was a Flight Lieutenant with the Indian AirForce serving the nation, his mother Smt. Ammani.V was a homemaker. Vivekanandan did his schooling in Guruvayoor he took part in all the cultural activities at school and won prize at school level competitions, he did engineering in Electronics from Trichur Collage of Engineering he was very active in politics during his graduation days and Trichur being very famous for cultural activities he had deep interest in all kind of art forms, after his graduation he moved to Delhi in pursue of carrier. Vivekanandan joined Western Electronics in marketing and service division during this period he had to travel extensively in the north and north-east part of India this gave him the opportunity to see and understand the different type of cultures of our nation, later when he was offered a job with Larsen & Turbo in his home state he grabbed the offer and moved back to Kerala heading the marketing division. It was during one of his job related visit to Agali in Palakkad district he saw HRDS INDIA team conducting camp for the tribal's of Agali from there onwards he started keeping records on all the camps and projects that HRDS INDIA was doing for the tribal's in the high ranges of Kerala and he also started taking part in all camp activities, later after taking VRS from L&T he joined HRDS INDIA. Smt. Usha is his wife and she is a homemaker they are blessed with one daughter Smt. Soorya who is working as a nurse.
Anu Sivaram was born in 1983 as the daughter of C.G Sivaraman and Leelamany Sivaraman at Idukky district of Kerala and she has married Varun Sudhakaran, IT professional in Cognisant Technology Solutions in Bangalore. One year old Gowry Parvathy is their only one daughter. Now she is residing at Chalakudy in Trichur District. She has successfully completed her post graduate degree in Environmental Technology (Specialisation in Environmental Engineering) from Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT). National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI)in Nagpur has provided her a vide Experience in Environmental Impact Assessment as a part of her post graduation programme. She was an experienced environmental consultant in different field while doing her post graduation itself. She was appointed as Technical Officer (Environment) in Kerala Sustainable Urban Development Project in Corporation of Cochin. Here she has worked as responsible officer to confirm the environmental safe guards and compliance to all laws and regulations applicable in the country while implementing projects. Also worked as key contacting person with respective agencies in the field of Solid Waste management. Then she has appointed as Environmental Scientist in CDM Smith India Pvt Ltd at Bangalore. Here she was worked in Environmental Impact Assessment for National Highway projects in Karnataka. Now she is working as freelancer in environmental field for Environmental Impact assessment as well as Initial Environmental Examination of various developmental projects in Kerala. Being an Environmental Scientist Anu has been rendering and sharing her services, knowledge and experience with HRDS INDIA for the last five years.
Mani was born in Kallepati village in Coimbatore, he is the third child of his parents, and his father was a planter and his mother a homemaker. At a very young age Mani moved to Coimbatore to venture into different business he started with scrap business with shear dedication and hard work he became the main and one of the biggest scrap dealer of Coimbatore. After seeing success in the scrap business he ventured into real-estate business, his commitment and determination to do the best in whatever business he does has made his organization one of the most trusted real estate developers not only in Coimbatore but also in the state of Tamilnadu, doing various projects of Villas, Apartments, and commercial buildings and complex. Mani is a visionary, always looking out for space to do good for the underprivileged of our society, he associated with HRDS INDIA from the initial days and was part of all the decisions and ideas that took HRDS to this heights. He got married to Smt. Rajamani in the year 1982 they are blessed with two sons Prakash his eldest son and Gunasekar the younger one, Smt. Meena and Smt. Suganiya are his two daughter- in-laws, apart from helping their father in their family business they have set up their own Garment manufacturing and exporting units in Coimbatore, doing international business with various European countries exporting garments. Today he is a proud grandfather of baby Aradhana and Malar.
Dr G S Gireesh Kumar is currently working as Associate Professor and Research Guide, Research Department of Commerce, Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha. He passed M.com with Distinction and First Rank from Mahatma Gandhi university, Kottayam and M.Phil with 'A' Grade and Ph.D from University of Kerala. He also holds MBA with specialization in Human Resource Management. He passed NET with JRF of University Grants commission in 1994.
He has authored text books on various subjects like Business Environment, computer Awareness and Applications, Value Added Tax, Business Communication and MIS, India and Global Financial Crisis etc. He produced SIX (3 awarded and 3 presented) PhDs and 13 M.Phil under his supervision and guidance. Presented papers in more than 45 national and international conferences and published more than 68 papers in national and International journals of repute including Global Business Review, Decision (IIM C), International Journal of Management research, International Journal of Commerce, Business and researcher, Management Accountant, Indian Commerce Bulletin, Professional Banker, Journal of Bank management, Insurance Chronicle, Southern Economist, Management Review etc.
He has been associated in varying capacities as Examiner, Chairman of Board of Examiners, Question Paper Setter, Question Paper Scrutiny Board Member, Research Guide, PhD Adjudicator, Academic Councilor, Visiting faculty, Resource person, consultant etc with a number of Universities/Institutions like Mahatma Gandhi university, Madurai Kamaraj university, Kerala university, Bharathiar university, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Public Service Commission, Christ University, ICSI, ICFAI, IGNOU etc.
He is the State General Secretary to Commerce Association of Kerala and State Executive Committee member of the Kerala Chapter of the Indian Accounting Association. Besides, he is Member of the AII India Management Association, Kerala Management Association, and Microfinance Research Foundation etc. He has completed a project from UGC on "Impact of SHG Bank Linkage Programme on Empowerment of Rural Poor in Kerala". He also got a Minor Research Project from UGC in 2014 as Co-investigator on "Corporate Governance and Finnacial performance - Atudy of selected companies in BSE". He is the chief Editor/Editorial Committee Member of ISSN Numbered research journals including Science and Society, Indian Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, Indian Commerce Bulletin, Journal of Social Welfare and Management, vision, Research Scholar, Business Orient, African Journal of Business and Management, APC International Journal etc.
He is the recipient of Bishop Vayalil Memorial award for Excellence and Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund Award for University topper. He won Rajiv Gandhi Gold Medal Award and Jawaharlal Nehru Gold Medal from Global Economic Progress and Research Association. He has presented a large number of research papers in national and international seminars/conferences abroad. He bagged Best Paper Award in National conference on Innovations in Banking at Coimbatore, International Conference at Phuket, Thailand, International conference at Goa, Intemational conference at Jaipur etc. He chaired sessions in the international conference in Thailand, World Finance Conference at Beijing, china, International conference at Goa and many national and state level conferences. Countries visited and Research Papers Presented/Chaired sessions: Other than International Conferences in India, Thailand, Malaysia, China, Singapore and United States.
K.C.Jayarajan was born in the year 1951, in Mahe, (U.T) Pondicherry State and he is the third son of his parents (Late) Shri.K.P.Kunhikoran and Smt.C.K.Devootty, his father was a Freedom Fighter and very much involved in Mahatma Gandhi’s social movement. He is the grandson of (Late) Shri.I.K.Kumaran, a veteran Freedom Fighter known as Mahe Gandhi. He did his school in his native place, after completing Secretariat Training Course he moved to Delhi and taken a Secretariat Job in the Ministry of Defence. He did his graduation (B.A) in Mahatma Gandhi University.
1980-1984 Worked as First Personal Assistant to the Minister Of Communication /Minister of Shipping &Transport.
1985-1990 Worked as Assistant Private Secretary Of Minister of State for Planning / External Affairs / Science &Technology.
1991-1992 Worked as Assistant Private Secretary to Minister of State for Agriculture.
1992-1997 Worked as Addl. Private Secretary to Vice President of India (Late. Shri K.R. Narayanan) During this period he is closely involved with Mrs.Usha Narayanan for her social welfare activities for women and children and assisting for building working girls hostels and day care centers, potters cooperatives and sericulture projects, and construction of houses at Potters colony at Shornur, in Kerala.
1997-2002 Worked as Private Secretary to President of India. He handled the public Grievances received by the President of India.
2002-2008, he continued to work with Former President of India, fully involved with Mrs. Usha Narayanan’s Social Activities for upliftment of Women and Children.
2008-2011 He joined back to Rashtrapati Bhawan and taken over the charge of Addl. Comptroller, President House Hold, and Head of President’s Secretariat Public Grievance Cell. Grievances received from Citizens acknowledged and forwarded to the concerned Ministry /Department of Central Government and State Government. Responsible for running RB helpline Portal, formulation of Citizens Charter, streamlining the procedures to handle Public Grievances. His charter of specialized function will include training of official of the President’s Secretariat associated with these fields of activities.
After retirement he continued to work with Rashtrapathi Bhawan as Consultant. Presently associate with an International NGO called Bharat Soka Gakkai Cultural Centre a unit of Soka Gokkai International, Japan as consultant.
Chittar Prasannan, was born in traditional communist family background in Chittar, Pathanamthitta and earned his degree from Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta. He was an active member of Students Federation of India during his educational period. After his graduation, he started a Fan Factory with accompany of his elder brother in the brand name of Minar in Coimbatore, Tamilnadu. Likewise, he became an entrepreneur. Then he was the National Treasurer of Sabarimala Sahya Samrakshana Sevasamithi and the Board Member of Auto Cast in Govt. of Kerala. Along with this, a poised, mature and intelligent personality of good character leaded him to actively involve in Left Political Idealism. He was also handled District President as well as State Executive Member of JSS. Now he is the State President of Bharathiya Development Party.
As a well known Environmentalist, his thoughts focused on working for the protection of Western Ghats and promotion of Medicinal Plants. As the result, he started his own agricultural farm, especially for the Medicinal Plants. On the other hand, he was eagerly waiting for an opportunity to work for poor needed. Usually, Politicians are people who are politically active, especially in party politics. Positions range from local offices to executive, legislative, and judicial offices of regional and national governments. However, Chittar Prasannan wished to work for poor in Grass root level. His dream about Social work and the long relationship with HRDS INDIA’s Secretary Aji Krishnan, brought him to HRDS INDIA. Wife and studying two children are his family.
Sudheesh was born to Smt. Sarojini and Sri. Chandran in edappal of kerala state, his father was a business man and his mother was a homemaker. Sudheesh did schooling in his native village, and then he moved to Calicut and did his engineering in electronic from the National collage of technology, he was a very active student during his college days and participated in all cultural programs of inter university and has won several awards. Since Sudeesh was an electronic graduate he ventured into the business of electronics equipments and after trying his luck with different things he decided to move into the business of Photostat copier sales he became the dealer of m/s RECOH INDIA Pvt Ltd, later on he started few more branches across the state of Kerala, his determination and hard work earned him the "the best dealer of Recoh" in Kerala within a very short span. Sudeesh after seeing success in business he wanted to relish his childhood dream of doing social work, he joined HRDS INDIA and is now the force behind the technical team of HRDS INDIA. Today in spite of his busy scheduled of business and social work he still finds time to spend with his family consisting of his wife and a newly born son.
Er. B. Srinivasan was born in 1967, to a Naidu family, in Tamilnadu. His father, D. G. Balaram M.A., M.Com., was the PA to collector (Accounts) Retd in Dharmapuri. He is married and has two children. He completed his Diploma in Civil Engineering in 1989 from Salem Polytechnic and Diploma in concrete Technology in 1992 from Annnamalai University.
Totally, he is having 27 years experience various construction fields. Some of the major projects are listed below
• Residential buildings in Dharmapuri, Chennai and Tirupur.
• Government Hospitals (Primary Health centers) for the Government of Tamilnadu.
• Shopping Complex having five floors in Tirupur.
• Apartment project having 7 storey having 6 flats, each floor in Chennai.
• Resorts in Republic of Maldives co-coordinating with Binaan Tepat Sdn Bhd, Malaysia.
• Mobile tower projects have been successfully completed in the Aircel Telecom sector in Salem, Coimbatore, Tirupur, Madurai, Erode and Dindugul District.
• Hatchery industrial building construction projects have been successfully completed in Suguna Poultry, Coimbatore.
• Liasoning works for Manapuram Gold Company, Kerala.
• Liasoning works for HTL Chennai.
• Liasoning works for Kirlosker Genset, Pune.
Syriac Jacob is the elder son of late Sri. J.C. Perumana who was a social worker , known agriculturist and also is well known for his fight and fasting against the high range eviction movement. Syriac Jacob is a post graduate in sociology and hence his sense of social work and social inter-action is a bye product of his academic course. He has an excellent record of public service and social life.Syriac Jacob was the president of bar association and since 2003 he is the president of the society. He has dedicated his best effort for the betterment of the society.
A. M. Nazir, son of A. M. Abubacker, Palace Hill, Chirayinkizh, Trivandrum District. He is from a respectable family having traditional business background of Coir yarn manufacturing and trading. His wife is Zuhara Nazir from Kozhicode and having two children. Son is Post graduate Administration working in Dubai and daughter MBA graduate, married to an Engineer from Business family settled in Aluva.
A.M. Nazir, Graduated in BSc and Inter passed in Charted Accountant then he experienced from 1969 - 1987 with a leading construction company in Abu Dhabi as Chief Accountant and Financial Manager.
The parent company of his family was established in 1935 in the name of A M. Abubacker and E. Abdul Wahid and having business with most of the European companies like Aspin Wall & Co. William Godacare, Daharismail and so on. Likewise, he has business with other local companies in Allapy and Cochin. After the demise of A.M. Abubacker the business is continuing in the name of A.M. Abubacker & Son. He is doing coconut pith purification and trading business also. On the other hand, he is the Executive Member of Trivandrum Muslim Association and Muslim Educational Society. Moreover, he is the main resource of HRDS INDIA for raising the fund.
Lali Thachil has over 29years of experience holding key positions in managerial and directorial positions and conducting business in India and overseas. After completing undergraduate studies from St. Theresa's College,Kochi she undertook managerial studies in Bombay. Lali Thachil has significant experience in the business field having started her own firm conducting Aluminium works at age 21. Lali Thachil co founded J & A Foundations (P) Ltd in Kochi. The company in which she holds 80% of the share and works as Managing Director, has undertaken foundation works for buildings all over Kerala and India.The major works were Railway bridges at Gujarat(Surat) Chennai elevated highways Orissa Port works International airport ,Marine drive Prestige flat 6 towers of nearly 700 flats. Lali Thachil has also founded Aqua Dolphin Holdings, an infrastructure and construction company undertaking flats, housing and township projects and is the Managing director of the same. Lali Thachil has also co-founded a spiritual centre Kripalayam with the aim of providing spiritual support and guidance to families. The centre provides counselling for alcoholics, drug addicts, study support to students and deals with family related problems. Lali Thachil brings with her the experience of working with stakeholders with differing needs, the expertise in urban designing; consultancy, marketing and management spanning over three decades and also long term goals and visions for sustainable townships and communities. She has got a very pleasing manner inborn and a high skill of communicating with different categories of people since she has a wide travelling experience to almost every continent. For the last seven years Lali Thachil has been performing her social and charitable activities joined with HRDS INDIA. Lali's husband Jose is a Civil Engineer. Lali and Jose couple have three children. Elder daughter Liz Joseph Ann is an Architect now working at Chennai, second daughter Tania J. Maria is studying at London School of Economics and only one son Joel Vilan is studying at Mumbai for Film direction and editing.
Dr. Rajesh Kumar K.P was born on17th June 1965 to a Hindu Nambiar family in Kannur. After his graduation, he completed PGDC in 1992 and MBA in 1995. In 2009, PhD in IT (Columbo University). His Father, P.K.Krishnan Nambiar was a retired JCO in Army, Mother Karthyayani was a housewife. His Wife Meera Rajesh is a Managing the affairs of SITD. He has two children. Daughter Veena Rajesh completed MBBS from Pariyaram Medical College. Son Vignesh Rajesh Completed BBA from UK.
• 1985-99: Joined as Non Commissioned Officer in Indian Army. Served in a Special wing in the Army in Tele Communication Engg. & Information Technology Wing. Thereafter selected as the Special Commissioned Officer. Thereafter took voluntary retirement from the army with a vision to utilize the advantage of IT to improve the quality of life in India and to take the benefits of IT to rural India.
• Established a chain of Institutions all over Kerala named “ Relent Cyber College” and provided quality Basic Computer Education for poor and weaker sections of the society.
• In 2002, become the Chairman of Society of Information Technology Development (SITD), a National IT Development Organization, which has established itself in 28 States all over India. SITD extend its resources to enable remote access to E Commerce, IT education & Services, Public services, Software & Hardware solutions, E content for Research and other activities.
• Established National Council for Empowering India (NCEI) a division of SITD. It is a National agency with a mission to equip the youth for employment in various sectors by providing them adequate skills and abilities needed for the same. NCEI has made its presence felt nationwide with its various vocational & skill development program. NCEI has always come up with new ideas and concepts to groom the youth and make them employable in this competent age.
• Chairman of Socio Economic Development Council (SEDC). The main objects of SEDC are organizing, developing and maintaining Civil Services Training Academies in Uttar Pradesh and operates in the promotion of various Training Programs, Services etc.
• The Promoter of Royal Education Trust and BONA Venture Society , which are concentrating on social Services like Blood donation camps, Eye camps, Medical camps, Motivational Classes and Saksharatha Abhiyan in rural Areas of Kerala.
• Executive Director of Phoenix Academy, another division of SITD. With the mission of empowering women & thereby empower the society, Phoenix Academy has motivated the Women in Gujarat to become entrepreneurs by starting its Study Centers & Business Associates & thereby providing opportunities for our women folks to be a part of our empowering youth training program. Through Phoenix Academy, SITD has the objective to implement the Non-IT courses in Gujarat.
• Hind Rattan International Award by NRI welfare Society
• Rajiv Gandhi National Award by the Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies [In recognition of SITD’s role in enhancing Rural Development]
• GLORY OF INDIA AWARD by Citizens Integration Peace Society.
• Gandhi Peace Foundation Award
• Nehru Award for the outstanding contribution in the field of Information Technology
• Global Honor Award by Kerala Kalakendram, Thiruvananthapuram [ For successful entrepreneur institute - an honor to the most prominent Keralite of International Stature]
• Chamber Award for the best Industrialist by North Malabar Chamber of Commerce.
Kerala Market Magazine Award [For excellence in business]
• The Saurashtra Pathak [Award instituted by the Government of Gujarat]
• Images 2007 instituted by the Television Fraternity of Kerala
• Kerala Kaumudi Eminent Personality Honor
• Jeevan TV Award for the Best Businessman.
• He is a part of HRDS INDIA and its projects for long period.
Ajith Kumar was born in Pandikkattu family, which is a well known Traditional Ayurveda Paramparya Vaidhyans in Kottayam District Kerala. His Grand Father was a Paramparya Vaidhyan and also a freedom fighter. He was very famous in ‘Snake Poison Treatment’(Visha Vaidhyam). His father K. L. Kumaran is not only an Ayurveda Physician but also he was a Govt. contractor for KSEB and PWD from 1973 to 1990. Ajith Kumar completed his schooling from St. Joseph English Medium Higher Secondary School, Neeloor. He completed the Graduation from St. George College Aruvithura. He is a very good businessman. Now he is doing import and export Business in Sri Lanka and Gulf Countries. He is also doing organic farming and distribution of plants. In Sri Lanka he has a company which is an Interlock Designer Tile Manufacturing since 2013 onwards. Formerly, he worked with Drake and Scull International Dubai till 2012. His mother is Gomathi Kumaran. His wife Sindhu Ajith and has two children named Arjun Ajith and Anand Ajith. Arjun completed his BE in Computer Science, Anand is studying BE in Civil.
Saravanan. R is the eldest son of Sri. Ramachandran who is a Retd Executive Engineer of Agricultural department in the state of Tamilnadu and his mother Smt. Rajini is a homemaker; he is the eldest among the three siblings. Saravanan did his Textile Engineering from Ana University Chennai. Though he studied textile related course his interest was in Computers so in 1987 he ventured into IT industry and started with APTECH Institute in Madurai he had three franchises in and around Madurai.
After seeing success in IT Saravanan ventured into Real Estate industry and moved on to Entertainment Industry, his role was of an investor and his vast experience in handling finance instrument has come in use to HRDS INDIA , he is the Finance controller of the organization. His wife is a homemaker and there only daughter Ms. Pavithra is a chemical engineer she completed her M-Tech from Chennai.
Shri. P Sudevan, son of Parameshwaran and Ponnamma, was born on 1966 at Bhoothakulam panchayat, Kollam district. He passed out from Bhoothakulam Govt. HSS and went to Mumbai to try Indian Army while doing his higher studies in TKM college as he was interested in serving the nation. He went to Andhra Pradesh after not being able to join Indian Army and then abroad in 1989. He joined Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG company in 1990 run by Dr. P. Mohammed Ali which happens to be a turning point in his life. Started the career Civil Engineering under Prof.A.H.Khan (Retired professor of Bhopal University). And was also taught by engineer K.R. Baiju, engineer P.U. Jacob, engineer K.P. Paulson, engineer Balan, General manager K.M.Saheer, engineer Ajay Kumar and other superiors. Executive Vice President K.Nausher,( EVP) J K Salvy, Planning manager Sunil supported till the end.
The training and encouragement from the company gave him chances to achieve great heights. He was awarded for successfully completing the courses such as Training programme for frontline supervisors in construction industry, Managing conflicts, Industrial first aid course, Time and priority management, Incident investigation and reporting and was also awarded the 2004 HSE Performance Award for firm commitment and excellent performance in the Rustaq Sewage Collection Network Project. During his 23 years of career he worked as Civil senior supervisor in many prestigious projects such as Rusayl industrial estate, Sewage collection treatment & disposal for Khasab town project, Al Kamal water supply project, Indian School Ghala, Sultan Qaboos University, 9 Advance factory in Rusayl, Dates flakes factory, STP at Khasab, Jetty at Little Queen Island, Desalination plant at Sowqrah, Sur hospital project , Salalah sewage collection network, Sultan Qaboos hospital at Barka, Al Sharqiyah sands water supply project, Sewage collection network at Rustaq, STP at Al Buraimi, Omantel project, Darsite STP.
His wife is Meera rani and his sons are Sumin dev and Sooraj dev. He began a new manufacturing unit named Sumin Sooraj Fibre Products at his homeland after resigning in 2013. While running this industry, he came to know about the flood during the time of Onam which made many people homeless. He thought of a way inorder to help the victims of the flood which led to the beginning of a new production unit, FRP Portable Cabin Industry at Eram in Meenadu village, Chathanoor panchayat, Kollam dist. In which portable homes/cabins can be made for the people who is suffering from flood. He is now involved in the production by making certain arrangements with the HRDS India.
Josit Dayana, Daughter of Shri V. Lawrence from Kurumbanai, Former President of Palapallam Panchayat as well as Social Activist of Kanyakumari District, Tamilnadu. Having Pre-doctoral degree in Commerce from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli and Post Graduation in Business Administration specialized with Finance and Human Resource Management from Sathyabama University, Chennai. She practiced as Asst. Professor and Placement Officer in Sathyabama University and Nanjil Institute of Business Administration (NIBA) respectively. She has acted as Branch Manager at Micro Finance, a wing of Anugrakha Charitable Trust and Served as District President at Dr. Abdul kalam Trust for Educational and Greenery, Kanyakumari. She is an active member of “Nermaiku Thunai” team followed by Shri.U.Sagayam IAS, Tamilnadu. It is a wing of Noble Foundation and she is one of the Executive member in Editorial Board of “Dr. Kalam Nanbargal Iyakkam”. She has analyzed and identified the social problems and providing the best solution by doing Social Researches, She is called as Socio-Entrepreneur. Couple of years worked at Dubai, UAE. Fortunately, she met Aji Krishnan, Secretary of HRDS INDIA at Dubai. She is a workaholic, sincere, dedicated and multi talented personality and she was thrilled to join with HRDS team. She likes to share her ideas, knowledge, experience and services with HRDS INDIA.
Anil Thomas was born in 1979, son of M. C Thomas and Suma Thomas at Thrissur district, Kerala. He took Master of Computer Application (MCA) from K S Rangasamy Engineering College, Erode, Tamilnadu have more than 10 years experience in software field. Now working as Managing Director of Wise Sooryagni Info India Pvt. Ltd.(WiseS). WiseS handling both domestic and international software and web projects. With an intimate knowledge of tech and business alike, he's the glue that keeps the WiseS team together and makes sure that delivery happens, every time. He gets a kick out of helping clients enhance their sites through the creative use of tools that maximize the full potential of the Web. He has a wealth of experience across multiple platforms. His favourite kind of project would have a perfect balance of design, technology and business. His wife is Mrs. Simy Anil working as HR Manager in WiseS. Anil Thomas is handling all technical both software and web based aspects of HRDS INDIA for the last 9 years.
Muhammed Rafi was born in 1980, son of Ummer and Laila at Kottayam district, Kerala. He passed Master of Computer Application (MCA) from K S Rangasamy Engineering College, Erode, Tamilnadu have more than 10 years experience in software field. With intimidating problem-solving ability, he'll always find the smartest tech solution. He goes to painstaking lengths to ensure that no stone is left unturned in our quest for the best way forward. His experience in developing web sites and web applications using a variety of technologies, and is always on the lookout for opportunities to expand his horizons and improve his craft that brings him, the Project Leader of Wise Sooryagni Info India Pvt. Ltd.(WiseS).
Binoy T. George has 14 years experience in handling various capacities in Power & Lighting, Engineering, FMCG, International recruitment and Administration. His core expertise is in Human Resources & Administration. He is an MBA in Personnel & Marketing from MS University with a Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Electronics and Computer Technology, Madras Christian College, Chennai. Marketing , HR & Administration In-charge , Essjay Electrolinks (P) Ltd Recruitment Manager - International , Continental Group of Co Marketing (Sales), Samsung India Ltd Marketing (Sales), Tradelinks LLC, Muscat Director (HR & Corporate Communications), Red Tree Partners.
Liz Joseph Ann born to a NIT Civil graduate and a business woman completed her Bachelors in Civil Engineering from Bangalore Institute of Technology,Bangalore and worked with the construction company,Prestige Group. She completed her Post Graduation in Structural Engineering from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. Soon after returning from Manchester she joined J&A Foundations Pvt ltd. a foundation engineering group which has undertaken foundation works across Kerala & India having done the works for Cochin International Airport, Ernakulam High Court, various bridges etc and she has gained vast experience in the construction industry. She currently also holds a key position in an Infrastructural Development and Construction Company, called AquaDolphin Realtors & Properties pvt. Ltd. undertaking housing and township projects. She is married and currently living in Chennai. Her husband is a pilot in major airline services in India.
C. N. Vijayan was born in 1960 at Kumily to Mr. Narayanan and Mrs. Kamalavathy. He is married to Mrs. Omana Vijayan, who was the Professor of VHSS in Kumily. His three daughters are students. Anju Vijayan – Student at Trivandrum Ayurveda Medical College, Anumol Vijayan - Student at Trivandrum Homeo College and Ambili Vijayan – Student at Brilliance, Pala.
• Former Chairman of District Panchayath Standing Committee in Idukki.
• Former member of District Planning Committee.
• Former President of Amaravathy Service Cooperative Bank, Kumily.
• Member of KPCC in Kerala.
• General Secretary of DCC in Idukki.
• President of Highrange Market Cooperative Society in Peerumedu.
Usha Menon wife of Allunni Menon, has worked in New Delhi and Mumbai for a long period at various organizations. She is BA literature, joined in HRDS INDIA with her personal interest for doing social activities. She was the member of Giants International at Mumbai and also done some more activities along with Lions Club of Kalyan, Mumbai. She is well experienced in Documentation, Administration, Decision Making and Managerial Skill. She is dedicated, broad minded, pleasant and polite in nature, always an enthusiastic personality.
Jayanthi K, Bsc Mathematics, wife of Rajesh V is a business man, Industrial Training Institute and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application. She is hardworking, sincere and dedicated personality, pleasant looking and happy in nature. She had an experience in Industrial field. She has the ability of performing challenging duties.
Suresh Babu, versatile high energetic person who supports and enhances Company’s initiatives by driving results. He is contributing to team efforts by accomplishing established goals. He is Multi talented personality having vast experience not only in the wing of finance but also in various fields. He posses good interpersonal and leadership skills. He has experienced in various field at Mumbai and Muscat, Oman for a long period. Wife Pushpa and two children, one got married the other one is a student.
Joy Mathew, BA literature. His wife Deepa and has two children are students. He has keen interest in Social Activities. During the time of his education he was associated with Students Federation of India and became the Secretary of Idukki District Committee and Jt.Secretary of Mahatma Gandhi University Students Union. After his education he was full time member of Communist Party of India (Marxist) in various position, also be local Secretary and Area Committee member. During that period he was participated in many strikes. In his leadership he solved different types of labour problems. With the long and good relationship with Aji Krishnan, Secretary HRDS INDIA, he accepted his invitation to work with HRDS INDIA as Project Co-ordinator in Sadhgraha project. At present he is fully dedicate and concentrate on his present position. He is helping and loving nature with very sharp ability to face of any field. He is dedicated, broad minded and well in advance thinking, keen knowledge in Documentation and Co-ordination.
Sangeetha M daughter of Sundaran V K and Sumangala M. She is the Master of Social Work specialized in Medical and Psychiatric social work. Father Agriculturist, mother retired from Govt.Service. Sister is student of MBA. To work as a Social worker with an organization that can provide immense opportunities of performing challenging duties and grasping good carrier growth. She has Computer Proficiency in Certification of Diploma in Computerized Financial Accounting. She is hardworking and sincere.
She was born in New Delhi. She is the only daughter of P.M.Balachandran and Karthiyani Balachandran. Father was GM Flight Despatch (Indian Airlines) and Mother was a housewife. After her Schooling period in Delhi with her grandparents, she came to Kerala and completed her graduation in Calicut University. Her husband Riyas is a business man. Daughter Akhela and son Sahil are students. More than six years of experiences in Sikkim Manipal University Study Center as an Administrator she realized that the other side of people’s life and their requirement. To fulfill her desires of building a better society and give education for illustrating children, she started waiting for a chance to help them. Finally, her dream comes true by getting a chance to be a part of HRDS INDIA.
She is the only daughter of Prasannakumar and Ushakumari living in Pudussery, Palakkad. She completed B.Com Finance in Chinmaya Mission College in Palakkad. Married to Abhilash who is working as a Mechanical Engineer. While she was studying she started working as Asst.Clerk of Devaswom Board. She is very talented by nature and having a lot of ambitions and wish to do good for the society. She is a very sincere and hardworking , who is interested in accepting challenging work. She is having the ability to fulfill every work which she undertakes.
Sunil Augustin's grandfather Sri (Late),Mathai Augusthy was among the first to migrate to Kattappana from Kottaym district he lead from the front to clear the forest area and start cultivation he was the leader for the people who had migrated along with him in the early 1950's. Sunil's father Augustin was a farmer he was successful in bringing cultivation of cash crops in Kattappana Sunil's mother Mrs. Leelamma is a homemaker. Sunil's family was involved in evolving the suffering of the poor in Kattappana for this his family had to go through many hard times, his family donated two acres of prime land for the construction of the Civil Station in Kattappana for free. Sunil is a diploma holder from Kerala Film Academy Trivandrum, at the age of 23 he was the youngest to hold the post of Vice- President of YMCA in the history of Kattappana, Sunil was very active in politics, and he was the district secretary of youth congress in Kattappana. Sunil joined HRDS INDIA as the joint editor of the monthly magazine published by HRDS INDIA, latter when HRDS INDIA started its Research wing HRDSAFRC (Highrange Rural Development Society Agro-Farm Research Center) he started working as the Chief of Operations he was successful in implementing various government oriented program for the farmers of Idukki district. He is multi talented personality and is a highly skilled actor he was a very prominent personality in Drama Theater. He is married to Deepa and they are blessed with daughter Christina and son Aiden.
Smt. Dhanya Santhosh is the eldest daughter of Sri.K Ayyappan and Smt. Leelamma Ayyappan, she was born in the year 1980 in Kumily panachayat, Peerumedu taluk of Idukki district. She did her schooling MAIHS Kumily, from her schooling days she was very active in cultural and sports activates. She graduated in Commerce from St, Thomas Collage affiliated with MG University, and during her graduation days she got involved with social and women empowering society and started working for social cause. She got married to Santosh P Divakaran who is the State level member of VHP Idukki District Seva Pramugh, apart from being a very busy agriculturist he finds time to work towards the social cause. Smt. Dhanya Santosh is a member of VHP Idukki District "Durga vahini Seva Pramugh", she is a committed social worker, she has successfully implemented many women empower schemes of "Durga vahini Seva Pramugh" by developing self help women groups, amid all this since last eight years she is a proven business women, her company is into Training, Placements, and Financial Instruments. She is blessed with two children's Adisankar and Adrija, they are studying in Saraswathy Vidya Peedam Kattappana.
Raman is the eldest son of Smt. Ammini and Sri. Kunkan who are farmers from Puthucherry village of Waynad district, Raman completed his studies in Manadhavadi village and in the year 1976 migrated to Kalpatta. He was a very active congress party worker during his school days; later on he got involved in social and political activities. Raman successfully implemented Smt. Indra Gandhi our former prime minister’s dream project “Sugandagiri Cardamom project” 3750 acres of land was identified and developed within five years, 750 tribal families was directly involved and got benefited from this project even after the completion of the project he continued with the project, with the help of Spices board he got the project funded.
By year 2000 he had formed a community with more than 1500 tribal families, he headed the community and started several projects for the welfare of the tribal’s, the path was never easy and he had to struggle a lot for this he had to start strikes against the government to get back the land from the government to the tribal’s, for which he conducted many Police station and Collectorate march, in the year 2004 he got High court orders in accordance within the bylaw and successfully got back the land from the government for the tribal’s. Raman formed “Kerala Adhivasi Congress” for the welfare of tribal’s of Wayand and mainly concentrated on the two wards in Sugandhageri of which one ward is fully occupied with tribal’s, he got aid from Nabard and started various project namely Milma Project, Rainwater harvest, Road laying, Electricity connection, Schools, and Agriculture farms. Raman wife Smt. Rema is a homemaker they have one son Shiju working in Veterinary Collage and two daughters Sailaja and Sailatha both of them are married.
Josy Joseph hails from an agriculture village called Nedumudy in the district of Alappuzha of Kerala State. He is graduated in Commerce from St. Berchmans College Changanassery Under Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam. As a a student he was an active member of many of the socio-cultural organizations and that made him to think about working for a marginalized group. That search made him to reach Tripura at the age of twenty and from there he is associated with Don Bosco. As a project coordinator in Don Bosco, Josy could work the rural areas of Tripura state and travelled length and breadth of Tripura and has friends and associates from all corners of the state from all walks of life. His close association with grass route leve he could master in Tribal language called KOKBOROK and Bangaly.
In his tenure as a project coordinator he has implemented many poverty eradication projects ,Agriculture Sustainability, Housing and sanitation, Skill Training for the School Drop outs and value added projects for bamboo related cottage industry.
He has attended many International and National symposiums and workshops. Aquaculture Nutrition submit at AIT Bangkok in 2006, Poverty eradication Through cultural exchange at BRAC Dakha in 2008, Farmers Innovation at Bangladesh Agriculture University Maimansingha in 2009. Retention of trainees of skill training by FVTRS at Kolkotha and Bangalore are few of them.
Josy has worked as logistic in charge for the Kokborok language feature film called ‘YARWNG’ which was the opening film of Indian Panorama IFFI-2008 which was most challenging since the shoot took place in the remote villages of Tripura with Technicians form Metro cities. Apart from this Josy has worked as associate director and art director for many of the media projects and documentaries. He is well known for his organizational capacity and an impeccable cost effective Event Management Specialist.
Understanding the importance of economic interference and employment generation Josy took initiative to bring many investors to Tripura and at present working with them for the sustainability of both personal and the organization.
Name and Address of NGO:
The High Range Rural Development Society(HRDS INDIA),
Kattappana South.P.O. – 685 515,
Idukki District Kerala, India.
Tel : 04868 250180(o) 9447330526(M)
Project Office Tamil Nadu:
6th street end, Saratha Nagar,
Parvathipuram, Nagercil-629 003 Kanyakumari Dist,
Tel: 04652 259766.
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