People behind Ploughman Agro

PAPL is represented by experts and practitioners with long standing and credible experience in rural livelihoods programmes, livelihood financing, policy, market access including the FPO leaders and there are more than 50 Farmer Producer Organisations and thousands of farmers who have lent their support in conceptualizing the idea and expressed solidarity to join the mission.

Ashis Mondal

Ashis Mondal is the founder Director of Action for Social Advancement, a not for profit organisation working for development of livelihoods for smallholders through natural resource management in the central and central-east India for over thirty years. Ashis's work experience includes smallholders' agriculture, non-profit management and building farmers' organisation for agri value chains linkage. He has served as a member of several national and international advisory committees including the National Advisory Council, Government of India. Ashis and ASA are behind the idea of Ploughman and remain as chief patron without any commercial involvement whatsoever.

Amitabh Ghosh

Amitabh is a qualified chartered accountant and has over forty years of experience in managing finance and operation in India and abroad. As Chief Operating Office of PAPL, he manages overall team and operations of PAPL and dual up as Chief Finance Officer too.