Dr Y. Joe

Chief General Manager

Dr Joe is responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of our development interventions in the villages we support. So far, he and his team have introduced the Village Uplift Programme in over 200 gram panchayats in Tamil Nadu and across Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Odisha, and Maharashtra.

He has over 23 years of academic, research, industrial and rural work experience. He has also helped establish solid waste management projects and environment-friendly enterprises for us and has helped facilitate various CSR partnership projects. His expertise in bio-inputs production technology, organic farming, bio-remediation of wastelands, and natural resource management has proved immensely beneficial for the rural farming community.

His academic credentials include a Ph.D in Applied Microbiology from the University of Madras and a PG Diploma in Environmental Science. He has also had first-hand experience of understanding various global developmental and environmental initiatives through his visits to Switzerland, Sweden and Sri Lanka. Dr. Joe is a member of professional societies like INDOCERT, an organic certifying Agency; ICCOA- International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture and IFOAM- International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement.