Staff Details

Mr. Ram Kolekar

24 years of experience in the field of development. Expertise in Leveraging a solid corporate social responsibility, community development and NGO background with wide-ranging operations experience to drive sustainable profitability in the natural resource management projects. Sensitive, and empathetic and finds appropriate solutions for the everyday problems of the community; fully conversant with current thinking on social work conduct and practice. Proven skills in program and organizational planning, with documented success overcoming challenges of limited resources and financial constraints to design high-quality, cost-effective and comprehensive service offerings. Well networked amongst professionals and statutory and independent agencies to meet the complex needs of users and their carers within the community. Extensive exposure and experience with government agencies for smooth execution of projects. Skilled at analysing the situations, develop cost management strategies and research information to develop sound and ethical business solutions. Recognised for relentless work in agriculture scale up, watershed development, water and sanitation (rural and urban), gender, community development and rural livelihoods. Executed projects on slum sanitation & hygiene by encouraging different toilets in home resulting in slums free from open defecation. Handled projects for the prevention of diarrhoea related deaths and disease through lifesaving behavioural workshops such as washing hands with soap.

Mr. Mohan Kharade

Mr. Mohan Kharade is been associated with SJSM since 1986; he initially joined as an Office Administrator and Accountant. Since 1993, Mr. Kharade has been working with cooperative societies, fishery and fair prize shop. He then became the CEO of the organization. Mr. Kharade is an expert administrator as well as skillfulat dealing with government officials.



Mr. Leeladhar Kolekar

Mr. Leeladhar Kolekar started working at SJSM since 2003. He works with the Cooperatives that SJSM has helped to establish. Mr. Leeladhar Kolekarhas been experimenting with various methods to support SJSM’s livelihood promotion programs. Mr. Leeladhar Kolekar has been working as District Coordinator of Tata Trust’s Gaon Chalo project, where in SJSM is involved marketing Tata Tea in the project area.

Mr. Ramchandra Mane

Mr. Mane has been working as Social Worker since 2002. He has experience in community mobilization, watershed development, Self-Help Groups and farmers groups.He is an experienced trainer and specializes in capacity building of the local community. Mr. Mane is currently coordinates thewatershed development project and Livelihood project, which are supported by ITC.



Dr. Girish N. Badave (M. Sc. Ph. D. Botany)

Dr. Girish N. Badave is a Botanist by training and was the Principal of Agriculture Technical School. He is been with SJSM since 1997. He brings in an expertise in the field of biodiversity documentation, conservation, forest based livelihoods including traditional system of medicine, community awareness and education, establishment and management of community based herbal pharmacy, rural product marketing. Dr. Badave is skilled at report writing, presentation, project management as well as sourcing research grants and funding.

Ms. Chayya Shinde

Ms. Chayya Shinde been associated with SJSM for the past 22 years. She has vast experience in accounting and general administration of the organization. Ms. Chayya Shinde is currently the Chief Accountant at SJSM.