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 Expert  728338

Expert in Rural Development, Micro Project Development, Micro Enterprise, Micro Finance, Community Development

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Expert has associated with many development projects and programmes which evolved micro studies and action research methodologies on problem diagnosis, gap analysis, Sustainable Livelihood Analysis, Enterprises analysis, Marketing Analysis, Monitoring studies, vulnerability assessment and evaluation studies etc and preparing documents for the same.

He has also engaged in planning, developing curriculum and imparting training for the capacity building process of the entrepreneurs and community leaders through Rural Entrepreneurship Development Programmes, Skill Development Programmes, Technology Up gradation Programmes, Product Development Workshops, Sustainable Livelihood practices, Non-Formal vocational courses, PMRY programmes, Leadership training programmes, management efficacy, personality development, low cost housing, watershed, community health ,resource mobilization and other on demand training programmes.

He could associate with many organizations in developing and preparing Project Reports for more than 1000 Small and Medium enterprises on diversified fields and to provide adequate consultancy and support in managing the enterprises, solving the problems, technology support, outsourcing markets and exports and developing linkages and collaborations for the further development of the enterprises through various Government and Development agencies.

He has also developed competencies in formulating and implementing Projects and Programmes on various development themes in tune with methods and mechanisms of participatory approaches and strategies such as Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA), Participatory Learning & Action (PLA), Result Based Management (RBM), Project Cycle Management (PCM) and Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) etc.

As a community mobilizer, he could involve and evolve in developing intervesion mechanisms such as social, financial, technological, marketing and psychological aspects to develop sustainable livelihoods and community development.

He has developed management and administrative skills while managing and supervising many programmes and projects.

He has also achieved special skills in planning and developing human resources and providing efficient placements for the organizations.

He has associated with many international and national development organizations, departments and institutes with various projects viz.BMZ,Kolping,SDC-IC , Misereor, Caritas, Maltesar,CIDA ,Manos Unidas, Ministry of Micro, Medium and Small Enterprises ,Govt of India, Ministry of Textiles,Govt of India, MFPI,GOI,DC(H) NIESBUD, NIRD, NABARD, SIDBI, KBip and various departments and agencies of Govt of Kerala and NGOs and PRIs etc.


project planning


rural development




microenterprise development


community development

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2007   MPhil   Sociology   Madurai Kamaraj University  
2005   M.A   Sociology   Pondicherry University  
1990   B.Sc   Chemistry   Kerala University  
2011   MARD   Rural Development   IGNOU  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2007 to 2015


Free lance


Project Development


Micro Project Development Consultant


Presently, he has been working as a Freelance Micro Project Development Consultant on project planning, project development, project monitoring, project evaluation, rural community development, Social change, Entrepreneurship development, Cluster Development, Human resource planning,Nonformal vocational training, Livelihood analysis, Need analysis, Capacity building programs of CBOs, NGOs, micro studies and research activities.

2000 to 2015




Economic Empowerment Sector


Chief Programme Coordinator


He has managed project planning, preparation and management

1992 to 2000


Kolping India


Micro Projects




He has managed a lot of micro economic projects

2009 to 2015








Career Accomplishments:

General Secretary of SKNGONt General Secretary of ZBNFK


National Resource Person with NRLM under the Ministry of Rural Development,/Government of India

Professional Appointments

Coordinator of IGNOU special study center

Publications and Patents Summary

He has written many articles on development issues

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2006 to 2009   Ministry of Textiles,Government of Kerala   Documentation consultant   1. Project development and preparation of Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY) scheme of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India for Bamboo and Screw pine crafts at Aruvikuzhy Chaikulam cluster project at Kattakada, Trivandrum in Kerala. Project implementing agency:MSSS
2012 to 2015   Ministry of Rural Development ,Government of India   Head-Quality Team(National)   As the head of quality team at the National level with DDUGKY project under NRLM ,he is ensuring the key standards and quality of the project which ensures training and placement of rural youth at MSSS

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • 1. Project development and preparation of Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY) scheme of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India for Bamboo and Screw pine crafts at Aruvikuzhy Chaikulam cluster project at Kattakada, Trivandrum in Kerala. Project implementing agency:MSSS 2. Project plan and document preparation for artisan's welfare schemes for health and life insurance through ICICI Lombard and LIC for MSSS.3. Design development and Skill Development projects for MSSS.4. Project Development and document preparations of various Micro Enterprise Development Programmes, Rural Entrepreneurship Development Programmes and Marketing Development Programmes of NABARD for MSSS. 5. Project development and preparation of documents of various women development programmes of Central Social Welfare Board for MSSS. 6. Project development of Community Mat Weaving Centre in Kerala State Bamboo Corporation for MSSS.7. Project development of a competitive exam centre in Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India for MSSS.8. Preparation of a detailed project report for Micro Finance Scheme of National Minority Development and Finance Corporation, Government of India for MSSS. 9. Preparation of a detailed project report for Skill Development Centers of Ministry of Overseas Affairs, Government of India for MSSS. 10. Preparation of detailed project report for One House One Bamboo Project of Kerala State Bamboo Mission for MSSS.11. Project planning of cluster development initiatives of UNIDO for MSSS.12. Preparation of detailed project reports of Food Processing of Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India for MSSS.13. Preparation of concept note for Ottasekharamangalam embroidery cluster project of NABARD for MSSS.
  • 14. Development and preparation of concept note and projects of SROFED CREDIT a village Bank project for MSSS.15. Development of action plan for HIV/AIDs of KSACS for MSSS.16. Development and preparation of project for open and distance mode of IGNOU for MSSS.17. Plan development of horticulture projects of State Horticulture Mission of MSSS.18. Development and preparation of a Project called JEEVANA SROTHAS -a Sustainable Livelihood Promotion Programme to submit to MANOS UNIDAS, SPAIN for MSSS.19. Preparation of a detailed project report for sustainable livelihood promotion of screw pine workers to submit CONRAD HILTON for MSSS.20. Preparation of a detailed project report of Nutritional Improvement Project to submit to IBC , ITALY for MSSS.21. Development of a concept note and project called PAEC –a health development project to submit to MALTESAR INTERNATIONAL for MSSS. 22. Preparation of a detailed project on Farm demonstration to submit to NABARD for MSSS.23. Development of a detailed project under Skill Development Initiatives of Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India to submit to KITCO for MSSS.24. Preparation and development of a Gramasree project to submit to CAPART for MSSS.25. Preparation and development of a project on integrated development of adolescents and youth to submit to Ministry of Youth Affairs, Government of India for MSSS.26. Development of a concept note of web design project to submit to OFEK for MSSS.27. Development of project reports on Prime Ministers Employment Generation Project (PMEGP) scheme of Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Government of India for MSSS. 28. Development of projects on family counseling center to CSWB , Micro Enterprise Development to NABARD and design development workshop to Ministry of Textiles for St.John's Health Services, Trivandrum. 29. Preparation of annual reports and MSSS News bulletin of MSSS for the year 2007-2008 and 2008-09.30. Development of project preparation on Renewable energies preparation to submit to ANERT for MSSS.31. Development of project reports on technology development to submit to KSCTE for MSSS.32. Development of concept and project reports on Gramotsav 2009 –a rural development project for MSSS
  • 33. Development of master projects such as SROFED CREDIT –a village bank, JEEVANA SROTHAS- Cluster Development Initiatives,SROTHAS MART-a marketing development initiatives of rural products and services, SROTHAS TECH-a technology development project, KARSHAKA SROTHAS –a farmer friendly project ,PRAKRITHI SROTHAS-a natural farming movement, BAMBOO SROTHAS–a bamboo development project, POSHAKA SROTHAS-a nutrition improvement project, VIDYA SROTHAS – a quality education improvement project , SUKRITHA SROTHAS-a charity development project, SAMBRARAKA SROTHAS- a micro enterprise development project , SROTHAS CRAFTS-a crafts development project , SROTHAS ARTS –a communication arts project, VANITHA SROTHAS- a women resource project , KSHEERA SROTHAS –a diary development project ,MADHU SROTHAS – a honey development project , BHAKSHYA SROTHAS –a food security project , SAKTHI SROTHAS – a community based rehabilitation project ,HARITHA SROTHAS-a micro level watershed development project,OORJA SROTHAS –a renewable energy development project ,SANGA SROTHAS – a community development project, YUVA SROTHAS –an adolescent development project , JEEVAN SROTHAS –a micro insurance project ,SURAKSHA SROTHAS –a women and children security project, VIBHAVA SROTHAS –a resource mobilization project , POULTRY SROTHAS –a poultry development project, AROGYA SROTHAS –a health development project, OUSHADA SASYA SROTHAS- a medicinal plant project, AKSHAYA SROTHAS –a computer literacy project, MADHYAMA SROTHAS-a research and document development project etc for MSSS and SROTHAS INDIA –a national organization for eco friendly development initiatives for the marginalized and downtrodden of the society
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Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has 23 years experience in Human resource Development and Rural Development Programs concentrating more on the development of education and entrepreneurial competencies of the marginalized and unorganized sector in the society
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
English   High profiency

Additional Skills and Services:

He has developed a number of training programmes, curricula for the integrated development of the community professionals and academic persons.

Other Skills and Services

Project planning,development and management.


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