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Praveen Sriramshetty
State Head , Digital Green Trust
Ranchi, Jharkhand
Masters in Social work with 20 years of experience in Program Conceptualisation, Management and Advocacy. Experience in mentoring, training and guiding the operational team to perform to their optimum levels to meet organisational goals. Lead several strategic partnership development and alliance building initiatives with government, donors and other stakeholders
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural, Urban
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy
  • Social, Gender, Education, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
Digital Green (DG): Since Aug’11: as State Head, Jharkhand
? Managing Agriculture extension and Health & Nutrition extension projects supported by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and USAID respectively with a team of 5 and an annual budget of Rs. 1 crore.
? Successfully spearheaded the operationalization and scaling of DG’s ICT based extension approach for agriculture into Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty (SERP) (govt. of united AP) program in eight districts of united Andhra Pradesh and Jharkhand State Livelihood Promotion Society (JSLPS). The project is supported by BMGF.
? Established partnerships with State Nutrition Mission (SNM) and National Health Mission Govt. of Jharkhand to scale DG operations for gender sensitive health and nutrition for SBCC. The project is supported by USAID.
? Supported JSLPS in successful rollout of crop intensification of Potato and Pigeon Pea crops in 7 districts covering 20000 farmers resulting into 84% and 300% yield increase respectively with JSLPS using ICT extension model. The plans are afoot to scale these crops to 1 million farmers across Jharkhand.

Aide et Action International (AeA): Oct’07 – Jul’11 as Program Manager, Andhra Pradesh
? Lead a team of 7 staff with a responsibility of managing 7 NGO partnerships and a skill development program called iLEAD (Institute for Livelihood Education and Development) across Andhra Pradesh & Telangana; and Maharashtra. Lead and coordinated the study of Mapping of Migrant Children for Rajiv Vidya Mission Andhra Pradesh
? Effectively operationalised the innovative quality education initiative named Back to Basics project in 500 government schools in Andhra Pradesh through five project partners
Education:
MA Social work from Department of Social work from Delhi University, Delhi

Bachelor of Social work from Osmania University Hyderabad
Available for:
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    15-20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, Hindi, Telugu
    Nationality:
    Indian
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