Our Team

V.Parisutham

Chief General Manager

Armed with a Post-Graduation in Social Work, Parisutham has 15+ years of experience in the development sector with specialization in training, municipal solid waste management, community mobilization, event management and documentation. His expertise in planning and implementation of municipal solid waste management projects is synergized by his innovativeness in enabling financial, social and environmental sustainability with community participation.

Post-2004 Tsunami, Parisutham played an active role in implementing livelihood and waste management projects for UNICEF and Give2Asia rehabilitation projects. He has attended various training programmes by many international organizations like SWECO, ‘Keep Sweden Tidy’ in Sweden and UNICEF in Pune. A trained yoga teacher, he has travelled extensively throughout Tamil Nadu, conducting rejuvenation programmes for rural masses and life-term prisoners in the central prisons in the state.

parisutham@hhids.org

K.S. Velmurugan

General Manager – Finance and Accounts

Velmurugan is a Cost Accountant with vast experience in Financial Planning, Budget, designing & Implementation of systems, policies & procedures to facilitate internal financial controls. He is a Chief Architect in formulating business/project plans, strategies for maximizing profitability & revenue generation with limited human resources, monitoring as well as fund mobilization from various banks & financial institutions in way of Term loan, Working Capital facility and Venture Capital. He has experience in multiple spheres like manufacturing industries, Information Technology centers, Food Processing companies and Power sectors. He has been working with Hand in Hand Group since 2012 rendering services in Municipal Solid waste management, MFI, SHG, Education, Dairy, Health, various CSR Projects, among others.

velmurugan.ks@hhids.org

C. Jalasayanan

General Manager - HR

Jalasayanan Chellappa has about two decades of experience in organizational strategy, human resource policy designing, talent acquisition, training, performance appraisal and general administration. As General Manager, his focus area is to oversee and strengthen the Human Resource Practices with additional responsibilities to mentor the HHIDS field teams. He is a lawyer with a background in human resource and administration specializing in hands-on experience in talent acquisition and retention, conflict resolution, and change management. His expertise includes HR strategic planning in order to align people with the organisation’s business plans and goals. He also holds a PGDCA and Green Belt in Six Sigma Implementation.

jalasayanan.hr@hhids.org

K.Y.Babu

General Manager

Babu, with 19+ years of national and international experience managing WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) projects, holds a Master’s degree in Social Work, Postgraduate Diploma in Public Relations and is a UNECO-IHE certified consultant for Ecosan. Babu has worked with NGOs, Government of Tamil Nadu, UN Agencies such as UNHCR and UNICEF and INGOs like Save the Children-UK, ADRA India, Action Aid and Govt. of India’s Key Resource Centre – WASH Institute. His expertise has helped develop projects on shelter-based waste management, Tsunami WES intervention, Total Sanitation Campaign, School Sanitation and Hygiene Education, improvement of WATSAN facilities in refugee camps and repatriation of Sri Lankan refugees. Babu’s innovative IEC on Sanitation became the state model and was appreciated by UNICEF. As a Dean- WASH Institute, a Key Resource Centre for the Govt. of India, Babu had conducted several national-level training programmes and conferences on WASH.

babu.ky@hhids.org

N.Ragupathy

Asst. General Manager

Ragupathy has 12+ years of experience in the fields of Municipal Solid Waste Management, Waste Water Treatment and Testing. A Postgraduate in Environmental Biotechnology, he is also a certified Lead Auditor in Environment Management System – EMS ISO 14001:2004, from TUV SUD South Asia Pvt. Ltd, Ahmedabad. He has worked with environment concerns, Govt. Sectors, NGOs and Institutions, and has extensive knowledge in sustainable waste management, programme evaluation and event management. His expertise spans across project planning, implementation, documentation, monitoring and evaluation (M&E), research and development (R&D), and liaisoning with public and private institutions.

ragupathy@hhids.org

C.Ravikumar

Asst. General Manager

Ravikumar, with his double Masters in Environmental Biotechnology and Human Resources, is also a certified Lead Auditor in Environment Management System – EMS ISO 14001:2004. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety and a Diploma in Petroleum Refinery and also has proven expertise in integrated waste management technologies, MIS, Monitoring and Evaluation and Event Management. With 13 years’ experience in Municipal Solid Waste Management and Sustainable Community Development, Ravikumar’s brilliance lies in his technical innovativeness, efficient management skills and managing power dynamics when interacting at field level with stakeholders.

ravikumar@hhids.org

KEY EXECUTIVES:

Raghul Madhaiyan – Senior Project Manager

T Chenthil Kumar –Senior Project Manager

A Ganapathy – Senior Project Manager

B Kannan – Project Manager

R Dhanya – Project Manager

M Kannan – Project Manager

V Kannadasan – Project Manager

N Arumugam – Project Manager

B Balasubramanian – Project Manager

E Thomas Alva Edison – Project Manager

N Gopi Sankar – Project Manager

N Narayanan – Manager – Accounts

G Manickamoorthy – Assistant Manager-Accounts

K Prabhuraman – Consultant