Team

      Suresh Ghattamaneni, CEO

Suresh Ghattamaneni is a passionate social development professional with more than 11 years of experience working with Public, Private and Not for Profit organisations. He is a former Prime Minister’s Rural Development Fellow having worked with Ministry of Rural Development, GoI, supporting the local administration in last mile delivery of development initiatives. He has joined SEEDS 4 years ago as it’s Chief Executive Officer and currently is working on designing, developing and executing ‘Rural Entrepreneurship’ and the ‘One Hectare Model’ of development creating a multiplier effect to the impact organisation has created so far, for the bottom of the pyramid.

With over 20 years of experience, working with leading private sector organisations, Purushotham has played a crucial role in inception of SEEDS, particularly in operationalising the concept of Local area Development with emphasis on Education and Economic Development activities. He is associated with SEEDS from its very inception for over a decade and played a crucial role in creating a presence for the organisation spending more than 2 years in the village until the activities were stabilized. His tenacity and commitment helped organisation grow in terms of its outreach and increase in activities over a period of time. Other than playing an advisory role on operations in Project LEED, SEEDS and leading the Andhra region of Learnet Skills Ltd, Purushotham loves practicing farming and spending time in villages.

Purushotham Ramayyavari

Sudhakar

Sudhakar joined SEEDS at its Centre of Excellence rural campus in Duttalur as an apparel trainer and he currently handles the apparel production unit providing livelihoods for more than 20 women

Lokesh joined SEEDS two years ago after his post-graduation in Rural Development from Tata Institute of Social Sciences. As a part of our local area development model under Project LEED, Lokesh spends the majority of his time with the grassroots communities while heading the Livelihoods and Rural Entrepreneurship programmes in SEEDS. Other than the work he does, Lokesh loves reading and travelling.

Lokesh Midde

Thirupalamma

Fondly called as “Peddamma” (translated as Mother’s elder sister) by the team members, Thirupalamma has been associated with SEEDS at it’s Centre of Excellence in Duttalur village for a decade now cooking for the team, trainees and trainees ensuring that no one goes hungry out of the campus. Her delicious cooking and heartwarming conversations make it more home-like for everyone visiting there.

Rasool is a graduate in management and is associated with SEEDS as a part of its Project LEED for the past 5 years.  With immense patience, he manages the entire upkeep of our Centre of Excellence, administrative aspects, accounts and Human Resources for the Project area. Other than the work he does, Rasool enjoys playing cricket and was a bowler in his college team.

Shaik Rasool

Gangadhar Reddy

Gangadhar Reddy has been associated with SEEDS from the inception of the organisation and is instrumental in implementing the local area development model of SEEDS through Project LEED.  With his witty conversations and ears closer to the ground, he has been our “Field person” who understands the nuances at grass roots and gets things done.  Gangadhar is also a practicing farmer who won the “Ideal Farmer” award and also chairs the local level ATMA (Agriculture Technology Management Agency) committee.

Rasheed did his Bachelors in Technology, but decided to work on rural development and has been working with SEEDS in Project LEED for the past one year. He has been supporting the team on trainings, community outreach and the organisation’s initiatives on Agriculture and Rural Technologies

Rasheed

Sujata Panda

Sujata is the one-stop contact for all the organisational information on Finance, Regulatory Compliances, Projects etc., Based out of our Head Office in New Delhi, she handles the overall Accounts and Finance of the organisation, also shouldering administrative responsibilities. She is extremely patient and persuasive in getting things done.

Subbalakshmama has been associated with SEEDS at it’s Centre of Excellence in Duttalur village since its inception. With her ever smiling face, quiet and diligent efforts, she keeps the training block clean, functional and do not allow lose its aesthetic appeal.

Subbalakshmama 

                      Thirupalamma

                     Shaik Rasool

                     Lokesh Midde

                   Subbalakshmama  

                       Rasheed

          Purushotham Ramayyavari

                  Sujata Panda

               Suresh Ghattamaneni 

                       Sudhakar

                  Gangadhar Reddy

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