Mr. Nachiappan is a postgraduate in Sociology. He started his development career with Vivekananda Kendra, a social service organisation based in Kanyakumari, India. His experience spans grassroots’ action, education, and monitoring and evaluation. Mr. Nachiappan has extensive project experience in watershed management, natural resource development, rural development and promotion of renewable energy such as biogas, solar energy and wind energy in rural areas. He has also monitored several NGO projects for Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India.