Bibhu Prasad Mohanty has joined last month Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) Raigarh as Assistant General Manager (AGM)- Corporate Social responsibility (CSR). He is heading the CSR wing of the company.
Prior join to JSPL he was associated with as Consultant- Sustainable Agriculture at Orissa Community Tank Management Project, Dept of Water Resources, Govt of Orissa. For a long time Mr Mohanty devoted to Conservation of Biodiversity, Food and livelihood security, popularising science and technology that challenges poverty reasons and so on. This brought the honour of becoming winner of Karmaveer Prurskar 2010-1011 in the field of environment, a coveted global award for social justice and citizen’s action by ICONGO and Right Every Wrong .
During the 1998-2006 he served M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation, Sr. Scientist-Site Coordinator at its site office Jeypore Orissa. He Conducted exploration of crop genetic materials, field trials, establish community led gene-seed-grain bank continuum, village resource centres, innovations, publications, demystification of science, promoting ICT in villages and introduction of appropriate science and technology for human prosperity and empowerment of poor.
Worked as state level consultant to Mission Shakti ( WCD Dept) and OCTMP , Water Resources Dept, Govt of Orissa.
He was associated as Director Operations with Bharata Integrated Social Welfare Agency (BISWA) the biggest Micro Finance organisation in Orissa during 2008-2010.
1991-1998- 2008 Worked as a development professional and consultant in Orissa, neighbouring states of India, at international level and served poor rural people to achieve food and livelihood security, human prosperity, Conducted Evaluation of Y-PEER project of United Nations Population Fund, (UNFPA)on Reproductive health, Prevention of HIV/AIDS and health rights among young people in Macedonia, Serbia and Egypt, As a team leader of evaluation mission of international consultants of Sustainable Research and Development Centre, Jordan. 2008-A member of technical advisor committee of Equator Initiative Award 2006, 2008 and 2010 .
He has Specialities in following areas:
Strategy Building,planning, execution, monitoring & evaluation, capacity and Institution building, monitoring, cooperative development ,development communication, appraisal preparation, process mapping, process design, management, Institutionalisation , gender equity, gender studies, all participatory methods of learning-research-implementation-team building in the thematic areas of Agriculture, Food & livelihood, HIV/AIDS, Conservation of biodiversity, Microfinance and ICT