Chief Mentor

G Muralidhar, 30+, Chief Mentor/Oversight/Chair Leading Akshara Going to Scale [since 2000- ]
Development/Poverty Reduction/Livelihoods Management Professional/Thought Leader [outreach of influence: 100+ Million families, Rs.2000+ Billion outlay]

Editor-in-Chief, ‘livelihoods’ (e-monthly, portal, books)
Anchor/Lead co-author, Framework for Implementation, NRLM
Anchor, Planning Commission’s Working Group on NRLM
Institution Building Facilitator, Lead Trainer, Mentor
Lead Faculty, Rural Development Management, 1-year PGDRDM, NIRD
Contributor to New Thinking and Practice in Livelihoods Domain - Evolved and managed Livelihoods Framework and Rs.12000 Million Community Investment Fund
Inducted/Supported/Mentored - 10000+ Livelihoods Support
Individuals; 100+ Livelihoods Support Organizations
Led Visioning, Strategic Planning processes in/for various organizations;
and Project Design/Management, M&L
Practitioner, with a difference, of participation and micro-macro (bird’s
view, worm’s view), collectivization; and application of management
concepts in development
Insights - NRM, Commons, Watersheds+, Eco-fragile and marginalized
areas and Communities, Multiple sub-sectors - dairy, oils, organic,
handlooms, NTFP, labor, tourism etc.
Social Impact’s Exceptional/Portfolio Social Entrepreneur
Standard Chartered Best Business Plan, Srijan 2008
Earlier - UNDP-NRLM, SERP, Naandi, Outreach, NTGCF, GCC, IRMA, NDDB
Co-founded – EfEF, SAGA, Sagurwa, CCD, Kovel, CCN
Academically - B Tech (ECE, NITW), PRM (IRMA)
Special Achievements - NTS Scholar; Maths Olympiad