Designated & Working Partners


Satya Dev holds Post-Graduate Diploma inRural Management from the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), Gujarat State and graduated in B. Tech (Mech) from JNTU, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh State.

During his 18 years of experience, Satya has got the opportunity to work with more than 50 institutions which include national and international Development organisations, Government departments at state and central levels and coordinated large livelihood projects etc., and gained experience in designing and implementation of collective enterprises for increasing the income levels of marginalised people.

Satya has facilitated more than 25 collective enterprises on different livelihoods viz., dairy, agriculture, handlooms etc., He has worked on value addition of commodities like Redgram, Soyabean, Groundnut and Milk. He was involved in promotion of 80 primary milk producers’ collectives and in the establishment and 6 dairy processing units, including the establishment of backward and forward linkages and facilitated setting up of several micro enterprises by women members

Satya was involved in the preparation of detailed value chain analysis reports for 9 commodities and established market linkages for the value-added products of Farmer Producer Companies viz., Redgram dal, ground nut seeds and vegetables.

Satya has conducted more than 50 capacity building and ToT programmes on various themes viz., livelihoods and enterprise promotion, business planning, micro credit planning, management of SHGs, SHG- Bank Linkages etc., to various stakeholders. He was involved in the preparation of training modules on functioning and management of community owned and managed institutions. He has also prepared case studies on different livelihood enterprises. He has coordinated skill training and certification programmes for more than 6,000 rural youth.

Satya received YES Fund ICT Business plan competition award at Delhi in 2008. He has prepared several case studies on a variety of livelihood enterprises. He was also involved in execution of Baseline, Feasibility Studies, Market Assessment, Value Chain Analysis, Strategic and Business Plans and Management Systems of Agriculture, Dairy and Tribal livelihoods projects



After completing his MBA (Finance) and Post-graduate diploma in computer and commercial applications, Shesha Rao began his carrier in rural development sector and in the last 16 years, he has got vast experience in promotion and management of farmer owned enterprises. He pursued certificate courses on value chain development and management of cooperatives from Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) and Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB). He has successfully promoted and managed Farmers Collective based at Utnoor for more than 10 years.

During his tenure, the Farmers Collective has grown to 5 Cr annual turnover with 4000 members and 93 primary cooperatives and ensured profits every year. As Producer Group Formation Expert, Telangana Rural Inclusive Growth Project (TRIGP), he facilitated promotion of more than 70 Farmer Producer Companies(FPCs) and registration of 6 FPCs in Telangana state. He has gained experience on procurement and processing of Redgram, Soyabean, Groundnut and cotton commodities. He established market linkages for the value-added products viz., Redgram dal and groundnut seeds. He was awarded fellowship of Tata by Late President of India Dr. Abdul Kalam.



Mrs. Sowmini Agriculture professional with Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biotechnology and proven research record in Genetic Engineering, Molecular Biology and Plant Tissue Culture. Having 13+ years of experience, she handled various International & National projects involving Rural Agri- livelihoods, Agri- Value Chains and grassroot innovations.

She is also founder of Agrighar Services Pvt Ltd and Co founder of WEAIM (Women Energy Association Incubators in Manufacturing).



Dr. Satyanarayana Vaddi, MRICS, MBA, CBA, PGDBA, PGDSM, CCIO, FMVA, ChE, CWM, PhD, is an Investment Banker and a Business Leader with 20 years’ experience in Investment Banking, Wealth Management, Debt Syndication, Private Equity, REIT Funding & Startup Advisory Services. He had extensive experience in Managing large Teams & Partnering closely with Founders, Promoters & Family Offices. Earlier worked with large Banks & Financial Institutions like Aditya Birla Financial Services Group, Indiabulls Housing Finance, ING & ICICI Bank. He loves to Mentor Young Leaders and want to see them Grow. Helping Startups fine tune their Business Model and become Investor ready. He is Currently the Managing Partner & CEO of FinAnomics Capital - an Investment Banking Boutique!!!



Mrs. Suhasini is working as Director (Operations) at ABY Farmers LLP. She has more than 30 years’ experience in Food Processing, Supply Chain Management, Human Resource Management, General Administration and Finance. She holds 2 Master of Arts and a Master of Business Administration. She has profound experience in government managed Community Managed flagship health and nutrition programs related to food processing with rural and tribal community.

She has trained many farmers, Farmer Producer Organisations, NGOs and other stakeholders on sustainable crop management and establishment of systems and processes.



Mr. Aishwarya is working as a Regional Director at ABY Farmers. He manages business development operations in North Region. He is rural management professional from IRMA with over 17 years of experience in diverse organisations. He started his career with setting up of a nodal Organic Commodity Board in Uttarakhand Government.

He has hands on experience of managing multidisciplinary roles in both governments (central & states) and corporates. He has managed large projects and teams both at operational and policy level. His expertise includes agribusiness development, agri-value chains, livelihoods, farmers collectives, business development, SHG financing, microinsurance, credit and financial inclusion.



Dr. Lakshmi Yarram , Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, Post-doctoral Fellowship in Neuroendocrinology, is a focused and very competent professional with over 20 years of experience in USA and India and with a very good track record of managing complex functional projects in various environments, functions and industries. She held various positions viz., Chief Technology Officer, IT Director, Quality Assurance Manager, Programme Manager etc and handled several projects directly as well as remotely with great success with her excellent communication and coordination skills. She always meets the project deliverables within cost and on time. She worked on multiple complex development projects which have high customer expectations and demanding partners. She has experience in product development, project management & vendor relationship management.



Dr. Susmitha Vaddi, BDS, MPH, FAGE, FAD (Germany), Dentist by profession and Founder of Pleasant Smiles Dental Clinic, with over thirteen years of experience in the Dental field. She is known for her high-quality service and dedication. She has experience in working with Children, adolescents and adults and has strong interpersonal skills. Dr. Susmitha received India’s Most Prominent Women Empowerment Awards 2019 as, Best Dentist in Hyderabad. She is keen on working on Women Empowerment by creating sustainable livelihood. She believes most of the diseases can be prevented by proper hygiene and few lifestyle changes. She actively participated from a very young age in many Social Activities at School and College Level. She is passionate about ART and made different forms of devotional and cultural paintings.



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