Equality Education Empowerment Environment

EXECUTIVE MEMBERS OF SEED

PROF. JYOTI RANJAN NASKAR
President

Former Head, Department of Zoology, Sreerampur College

M.sc., Ph. D, Former Head, Department of Zoology, Sreerampur College. He has been working in the field of biodiversity conservation since last 25 years.

DR. A.K. KARAN
Vice President

Senior Agriculture Scientist, Food and Engineering Department, IIT Kharagpur

Dr Karan has an experience of 30 years in organic farming and sustainable agriculture

Dr. KALYAN ACHARYA
Vice President

Medical Practitioner and Renowned Social Development Activist.

RATNA MAJUMDAR
General Secretary

Graduation in Social Science

She has been working in the field of women empowerment since last 15 years.

DR. SURANJAN CHAKRABORTY
Assistant Secretary

DMS, Medical Practitioner

He has been serving in the field of preventive health care since last 20 years.

Mr. RAMA SUNDAR BISWAS
Treasurer

Commerce Graduate

He has experience of 25 years in entrepreneurship development.

MR. PARESH CHATTERJEE
Executive Member

Graduate (Social Science), Social Worker

He is an enthusiastic veteran in this field and has been working on the rights based issues since last 30 years.

MEMBERS OF THE TECHNICAL ADVISORY BOARD

Dr. Buddhadeb Ghosh

Associate Scientist, Economic Research Unit & Program Coordinator, International Statistical Education Centre, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

Prof. ASHIM CHOUDHURY

Senior Environmental Scientist (Climate Change Specialist)

Dr. KAKOLI SENSHARMA

Coastal GIS Analyst

TAPAS CHAKRABORTY

Lecturer, Department of Electronics, Heritage Institute of Technology

Dr. DHIRESH CHOUDHURY

General and Geriatric care Physician

Dr. PHANIBHUSHAN GHOSH

Senior Environmental Advisor

Prof. ASHIM CHOUDHURY

Agriculture Scientist

Prof. SUDIP BHUI

Department of Anthropology & Tribal Studies, S K B University

Dr. KAMAL SEN

Horticulture Scientist, Former fellow IIT Kharagpur

Dr. BIJAN MONDAL

M.D., State Fisheries Development Corporation, Govt. of West Bengal

Prof. CHANDANA NASKAR

Former Head, Dept. of Zoology, Netaji Nagar Women's College

ANIRBAN BANERJEE

Digital Marketing Advisor

MR ARUNAVA SARKAR

Consulting Civil Engineer

TEAM MEMBERS

Bhabananda Chatterjee
Director

Mr. Chatterjee is a prominent Livelihood expert with specialization in Climate Resilient aquaculture. He has served as the Asst. Director of Fisheries Department, Govt. of West Bengal. He has more than 4 decades of experience in Climate resilient aquaculture practices and implementation. He has been working closely with the communities and provided different capacity building training to the women SHGs across the state.

DR. SHAMITA BASU
Lead Researcher

Dr. Basu is a Policy Analyst and Senior International Relation Professional who has also served as the Indian Representative of Paris based NGO 'Women in War'. She has completed her PhD from International Development Studies, Roskilde University, Denmark.

Rituporna Nath
Communication Manager

Ms. Rituporna Nath is a Communication professional with Journalism Background. She has around a decade of experience of working with leading News Agency, Print Media and Online Media houses with experience in research based writing. With interest in Development communication, Digital Media and Environmental issues, she works with grassroot communities with the same zeal. She has been a chartered member of Rotaract Club in college days and has versatile involvement.

Manoj Barui
Livelihood Coordinator

Mr. Barui is a senior community leader and mobilizer from Sundarban's Sagar Island. Has more than 10 years of experience of community mobilizing in Sundarban region of West Bengal. He is a graduate with dynamic personality and skills. He has organized different types capacity building programmes for the women SHGs on behalf of SEED in Sundarban region.

Mohan Halder
Training Coordinator

Mr. Halder has almost two decades of experience of working with the grassroot communities across West Bengal. With specialized training in fishery, he has trained several fishermen groups in induced breeding and homestead pond aquaculture.

Kalyan Ghosh
Accountant

Mr. Ghosh is a Commerce graduate with versatile experience of account handling in different industries. With more than 8 years of experience, he is always to open to take new challenges in any kind of assignment given to him.

MALATI GIRI HAZRA
Senior Field Facilitator

Ms. Hazra has been serving the communities in Sundarban since last 12 years. Being a health worker herself, she has been actively involved with the awareness generation on women healthcare issues.

ASIT MONDAL
Senior Field Coordinator

He has been working closely with the community since last 10 years. Mr. Mondal has been actively involved in community mobilization and SHG sensitization.

SOMA BERA
Senior Field Facilitator

Ms. Bera is a community leader of her area. She has been mobilizing the community on the issues of women rights and empowerment since last 9 years.

TUFAN BARUI
Senior Field Facilitator

He has been associated with SEED since last 5 years as filed facilitator and has a strong connect with the community in Sagar Island. He has experience of facilitating various capacity building training programmes and leads a team of facilitators and works closely with the women SHGs.

RINKI BERA
Animator cum Teacher

Experienced trainer in Handicraft item preparation and working with the community since last 6 years.

SUBHRA KARAN
Field Facilitator

Subhra is experienced in teaching different art forms like dancing, singing and drawing. She has been associated with these activities since last 5 years.

GAUTAM JANA
Field Facilitator

He is experienced in community mobilization and organic agriculture and aquaculture.

ANIMA DAS
Field Facilitator

She is experienced in training women in preparing value added products like juices, chips and handicraft items.

CHANDAN BARUI
Animator cum Teacher

He is well connected with the local community and a has good hand in preparation of sculptors and other handicraft items like photo-frames, coasters from natural resource based raw materials.

UMA BARUI
Animator cum Teacher

Well known for her contribution to joyful learning among the tribal and vulnerable community children.

Ms. MIRA DATTA
Animator cum Teacher

Ms. Datta is experienced in teaching basic social science to the primary school students.

JHARNA MONDAL
Field Facilitator

She is well-connected and experienced of working with the climate change effected communities of Sundarban.

AZIJUL HAQUE
Field Facilitator

He is a community mobilizer with 7 year experience of working in South 24 Parganas district.

ZAHANARA BIBI
Field Facilitator

She is a community mobilizer with 6 year experience of working in South 24 Parganas district.

ROZINA KHATUN
Field Facilitator

She is experienced of working in bringing the dropout children back to schools in Sundarban.

GAYATRI HALDER
Field Facilitator

She is experienced in SHG mobilization and has been actively involved with the coastal communities of Sundarban since last 4 years.