Environment Specialist, April 2011 to till date, AFPRO, Bangalore.
Supporting National Drinking Water Security Pilot Project by Government of India, Technical handhold support in implementation of projects in line of climate change adaptation, land and water management through closed loop systems and capacity building activities in thematic areas.
Agriculture Specialist (Project Coordinator) July 2009 to April 2011, Action for Food Production (AFPRO) Gwalior, posted at Lucknow
Coordinating PPP projects and other grant programs supported by USAID, CSR Programs, Governments and bilateral programs on Natural Resource Management, rainwater harvesting projects, technical monitoring, coordination with partner agencies, liaison etc. leading project office in Uttar Pradesh state in India.
Environmentalist (Research team) September 2008 to June 2009, People’s Action for Development, Tuticorin, India
Conservation and management of coastal bio-shields, Enhancement of sustainable livelihood and alternative livelihoods, Disaster Risk Reduction, mapping and planning, training and capacity building, Participatory impact monitoring assessment and evaluation, wetland and avifauna conservation
Project Executive, October 2005 to July 2006, Child Centered Community Development Project, People’s Action for Development, Tuticorin, India
Project management, sponsorship correspondence, monitoring development of children in health, education, social welfare etc, programs for environmental awareness
Administrative Assistant, January 2005 to July 2005, Derik TVS, Nagercoil, India
Liaison with customers for after sale lead entry, creation and management, sales campaign planning and implementation.
Gardner, (Nursery and Lawns), September 2003 to December 2004, Bhfnana Garden Designing Centre, Trivandrum, India
Care and management of nursery, yearly, monthly planning, daily labour assignments and work distribution in the nursery, attending customer enquiries and complaints.
M Sc Environmental Studies (October 2006-September 2008) Loughborough University, United Kingdom
B. Sc Agriculture (July 1999 – June 2003) Allahabad Agricultural Institute - Deemed University, India.
Additional Education/ Trainings
Food Processing and Fruit Preservation (April 2003)
Tea Husbandry & Technology (May to June 2002)
Practical Sericulture Training (December 2001)
NGO IDEA’s Tool Box an M& E Tool (Nov 2008)
Leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction (January 2009- February 2009)
Ecological Sanitation (Feb 2009)
Participatory Impact Monitoring (March 2009)
MS Project 2007 (November 2009)
Training on Watershed (October 2010)
Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction by WBI (2011)
Climate Change Risk Screening by AFPRO (September 2011)
Village Water Security Planning by Central Groundwater Board (December 2012)
M S Office Suite- 2003, 2007
M S Project 2007
GIS basic knowledge
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