About the Organization:

Dr Reddy’s Foundation (DRF) is a not-for-profit organization set up to enable socially and economically vulnerable groups to take control of their lives. They develop and test innovative solutions to address complex social problems and promote scaling up of impact by leveraging partnerships.

Position: Area Manager

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  • Manage the Operations of Kisan Koushal Kendra which involves training of farmers and other stakeholders on crop management practices.
  • Create, nurture and sustain community platform of lead farmers at village level to address the last mile delivery issues of agriculture extension services to small and marginal farmers

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Plan and Execute implementation of Kisan Koushal Kendra center in consultation with Deputy Manager – Collaborate with partners and local stakeholders to improve the dissemination of selected crop management practices among the farmers :
  • Support and build capacities of community facilitators in performing their role. 
  • Network with local stake holders like public extension system, Panchayat Institutions, to strengthen the lead farmers platform – Identify the right fit farmers for lead farmer role through the defined selection process and involving the partner organisation 
  • Institutionalize the lead farmer platform at village level and block level 
  • Plan and organize different engagement activities as part of sustenance of the lead farmer platform – Identify the problems in the process of nurturing community platform of lead farmers and come up with possible solutions 
  • Report project performance to management team on a periodical basis.

Competencies Required:

  • Experience in working with rural/ farming community and multiple stake holders like Govt. bodies 
  • Deeper understanding of Agriculture and allied sector 
  • MS office 
  • Networking skills 
  • People Management skills
  • Communication skills


  • Educational: MSc/ BSc Agriculture
  • Preferred:
  1. Has experience of conducting program related surveys
  2. Has worked in community driven development initiatives
  3. Experience:   – 2.5-3 years of experience.

Other Details

  • CTC: 4.5 to 5 L P.A
  • Location: Sangrur-Punjab; Kurukshtra – Haryana; Jabalpur-MP; Lakhimpur and Basti – UP

How to apply

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