Field Team

Mr. Babula Sunabomso, Field Coordinator - Rayagada district, Odisha

A Graduate with more than seven years experience in plantation and agro-forestry, Babula is apt in community mobilization, capacity building, staff management and conflict resolution. He earlier worked with farmers’ cooperative (NACL) and later with educational institution in Rayagada before joining SAI. Babula is fluent in tribal language (Kui), Oriya, Hindi, Telgu and English. He is in-charge of SAI’s field operations in Rayagada district.

 

 

Mr. Pankaj Lochan Bar, Field Coordinator - Koraput district, Odisha

Pankaj has completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application and a Graduate Degree in Arts. Before joining SAI he worked with Pragati Agriculture & NTFP Cooperative Society Ltd. at Rayagada for five years, where he was involved in promoting plantation and integrated vegetable cultivation with the tribal community. Pankaj is coordinating SAI’s field operations in Koraput district.

 

 

Mr. Tankadhar Sahu, Training & Procurement Incharge

Tankadhar or Bapi worked at Utkal Alumina as local supervisor earlier. He joined SAI as Community Resource Person in 2015. Based on his performance he has been promoted as Incharge-Training & Procurement from 2018. He is a local youth, stays in one of the SAI’s intervention village, and coordinates SAI's training and capacity building interventions as well as procurement of goods and services. He has received training on agriculture & horticulture development and organic farming by the government department.

 

Mr. Ramesh Chandra Majhi, Senior Community Resource Person - Rayagada

Ramesh joined as Community Resource Person (CRP) in 2015, and has recently been promoted as Senior CRP. Ramesh is a tribal youth from Renga Panchayat in Kashipur block, Rayagada. He studied up to 10th standard and worked with a local NGO 'Agragamee'. Later he served as ‘Sarpanch’ of Renga panchayat for 5 years. Ramesh is a progressive farmer in the area, and role model for the fellow farmers.

 

 

Mr. Sahdev Majhi, Community Resource Person - Rayagada

Sahdev himself is a small farmer. A child of SAI’s collaborative farmer from 2014 cycle, Sahdev is well versed with SAI’s principles and working modality. He has studied upto 10th standard. Sahdev is looking after Bankam cluster in Rayagada district, and his work involves mobilizing and training farmers; assisting them in preparing field, completing crop cultivation and plantation activities and providing them regular technical support.

 

 

Mr. Dekhina Majhi, Community Resource Person - Rayagada

Dekhina is a small farmer from Dongasil Panchayat in Kashipur block who joined SAI as CRP in 2017. He has studied upto 10th standard. Dekhina is looking after Dongasil cluster in Rayagada district by mobilizing and training farmers; assisting them in preparing field, completing crop cultivation and plantation activities and providing them regular technical support.

 

 

Mr. Saban Kumar Jhodia, Community Resource Person - Rayagada

Saban, like other CRPs himself is a small farmer from Kodipari Panchayat of  Kashipur block. He recently joined SAI as CRP. He has studied upto 10th standard. Saban is looking after Kodipari cluster in kashipur, Rayagada by mobilizing and training farmers; assisting them in preparing field, completing crop cultivation and plantation activities and providing them regular technical support.

 

 

Mr. Ramesh Bisoi, Community Resource Person - Koraput

Ramesh is a resident of Balighat in Dasmantpur block of Koraput. While pursuing a Post Graduate course in Science, Ramesh is also assisting small farmers in his area as SAI's CRP.  Ramesh is looking after Balighat cluster, and is poised to take a more responsible position in SAI after completing his Masters Degree.

 

 

Mr. Suresh Majhi, Community Resource Person - Koraput

Suresh is child of SAI’s collaborative farmer from 2014 cycle, and well versed with SAI’s principles and working modality. He has studied upto 10th standard. Suresh is looking after Biriguda cluster in Koraput district, and his work involves mobilizing and training farmers; assisting them in preparing field, completing crop cultivation and plantation activities and providing them regular technical support.