KISSAN is implemented and managed by a group of core experts in the field of management, software engineering, network management, agriculture and media journalism. The integration of highly skilled and dedicated human resources, flexible and robust technological solutions and flexible environment, has helped KISSAN for its various achievements since its inception.
The project is conceived, developed and implemented as per the recommendation from the High level committee on Biotechnology (BT) and Information Technology (IT) constituted by by the Govt. of Kerala during the year 2002 under the chairman ship of Dr. V.L Chopra, member, Planning commission and former Director General, ICAR.
The Project is managed and monitored by a group of experts (committee for coordination and monitoring) under the chairmanship of Director of Agriculture, Govt. of Kerala.
Sri. K.P Mohanan
Hon. Minister for Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
Sri. Subrato Biswas IAS
Agricultural Production Commissioner
Sri. K.R. Jyothilal IAS
Sri. R. Ajith Kumar.
Director of Agriculture (I/C)
Prof. M.S. Rajasree
Director - IIITM-K
Sri. R. Ajith Kumar.
Asst. Professor & Chief Project Coordinator - IIITM-K
Committee for Coordination and Monitoring the activities of KISSAN,
constituted by Govt. of Kerala Government of Kerala (as per wide GO.
(MS) No.117/2003/ AD Dated 10-06-2003
- Sri. R. Ajith Kumar, Director - Agriculture - Chairman
- Prof. M.S Rajasree- Director - IIITM-K - Member
- Dr. P. Rajasekharan, Agri - Chief - Kerala State Planning Board - Member
- Dr. P.V. Balachandran, Director of Extension - Kerala Agricultural University - Member
- Sri. Sivandanandan, Principal Information Officer - FIB - Member
- Sri. Jayakumar, Deputy Director (IT) - Department Of Agriculture - Convener
Project Execution Team at IIITM-K
The project is
implemented by a group of young and dynamic team who have got expertise
in the field of project management, software engineering, web services,
network management, agriculture and media journalism.
Core Technology & Project Management
Agricultural/Technical Officers (from Dept. of Agriculture)
- Sri. Sasi MS , Assistant Director of Agriculture
- Sri. Saji John, Assistant Director of Agriculture
- Sri. Gladstom MJ, Assistant Director of Agriculture
(C) Project Engineers and
- Ms. Krishnasree K.
- Ms. Simi L.
- Mr. Sridas S.
- Mr. AnoopRaj R.V
- Mr. Umesh Narayanan
- Mr. Muralee Krishnan
- Ms. Deepthy VV
- Ms. Priya V
- Ms. Soorya MS
- Mrs. Reena R. R.
- Ms. Indukala G. S.
- Ms. Sandhya Lekshmi R.
- Ms. Linitha Nair
- Mr. Arun G
- Mr. Sarath Zacharia
(D) Media Support Team
- Mr. Savanth MP - Video/Audio Editor
- Mr. Ajith Monippally - Videographer