: Advisors :
Prof Prabal K. Sen is the faculty in Economics Area and Chairperson of Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC) in XLRI, Jamshedpur - the top 5 as well as the oldest management institute of India. He is also a visiting professor of premier management institutes like IIM-A, IIM-Ranchi and IRMA.
Under his able leadership, the EDC program at XLRI has created more than 500 successful entrepreneurs till date.
Mr. Triranga Bharatia Bora is an Assistant Director of Agril Dept. (Govt of Assam), currently posted in Sibsagar. Earlier he had worked in the Margherita region as a Sub-Divisional Agriculture officer. He was instrumental in implementing many successful agricultural schemes in the region including Organic Farming scheme of the State Govt which was kick started in 2014 under his able leadership.
Ms Nayana Baruah is a junior scientist working in the R&D division of OIL INDIA LTD, Duliajan, Assam. She has done her MSc in Bio-Technology and has been working extensively on bioremediation of polluted sites created by oil exploration teams.
Being a farmer's daughter, she is strongly inclined towards initiatives related to environmental protection and farmers' welfare.
Ms Rashmita Saikia is a BSc graduate in Agriculture from AAU, Jorhat and a Master’s in Agriculture specialized Extension Education from University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur (Karnataka). Currently she is a Project Manager of an Organic DEmo Garden named Adarsh Seuz Prakalpa(ASP) in Digboi, a CSR initiative Indian Oil Limited.
Peggy Carswell is the Founder of a Canadian NGO named Fertile Ground. Since 17 years, she has been visiting NE especially Assam to work with the small and marginal farmers, small tea growers and the youth and women, engaged in the organic agriculture sector. She and her team has been instrumental in helping the small tea growers of Assam to process their own tea and to take it to the international level within a span of 10 years.
Ms Pompy Ghosh has been certified organic trainer since 2008, advising NGOs, farmer groups and youth on techniques and prospects of Organic Agriculture.
She was elected as an executive member of 'Organic Farming Association Of India' in the year 2014.
Presently, She is working in a an International Project call 'GEF tea'. This Project is Implemented by Rain Forest Allience in 4 different countries, including India.
She is also a certifies Tea-Taster. She works for small processing units on a freelance basis. Additionally, she provides technical guidance to the growers to improve the tea quality.
Mr. Mahan Borah is a renowned seed saver of Assam. He has preserved more than 200s of heirloom rice seeds within a very short period of time. His Seed Library is registered in the Richmond Seed library, USA. This young farmer-environmentalist has dedicated his life in protecting local seeds as he strongly believe that just ONE seed harbors the potential to trigger an unstoppable green revolution. He also helps like minded organisations and group of young people to promote Sustainable Agriculture using local seeds.