John Magesh heading the production department and has been with Deejay from 2016. A Gold medallist in M. Phil (Natural Resource Management) from Indian Institute of Forest Management, he also holds a Masters in Forestry from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. He has more than 13 years experience in the farm/plantation sector. Prior to joining, he was engaged in cultivation of Tea, Jatropa, supply chain management in pulpwood and biofuels. He has been closely involved in setting up organic cultivation of coconuts and export of coconut seedlings. He is passionate about developing models of Sustainable Agriculture Practices for maximizing returns from coconut palms.
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Muralikumar heading the Madurai and Ambur breeding farms and has been with Deejay from 2009. A gold medalist in M.SC Agriculture from Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. He has more than 9 years experience in the Deejay in various roles and responsibilities. He has been involved in Innovative farm management aspects, providing expert guidance to farmers on site selection and planting of hybrids, production of organic manures and production of Insect parasite for coconut plantation.
Nayaz is supporting the production department as an Assistant Manager from 2016. He has pursued his masters in Agriculture specialised in Seed Science & Technology with Gold Medal. He was also a merit scholar at University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad Dist. He worked on Seed production and propagation methods in Guinea grass, also worked on Seed Quality of different field crops and Seed Dormancy in grass crops. Underwent training on Bio-Control measures in Agriculture from pest control of India. He has work experience as Sr. Research fellow in Agriculture College Mandya. He has been closely involved in setting up of organic cultivation of Coconut and technically guiding the customers & field team.
Subraya is helping the production department as Agronomist and has been involved with Deejay from 2018. Pursued Post Graduation in Horticulture specialized in Pomology. He has work experience in Indian Institute of Horticulture Research (IIHR) as Project assistant under the ‘USDA germplasm project on Pomegranate’. He has also worked on Integrated Nutrient Management in strawberry and other fruit crops. His other work experience is as a junior agronomist in Reliance Retail Ltd, under the project KKVA (Kushal Krishi Vigyan Abhiyan) and having two years of experience in technically guiding the Banana and Sweet Mandarin farmers in Anantapur District of Andhra Pradesh.
Santhosh is working in the production department as a farm in charge for the Penukonda Farm and has been with Deejay from 2019. Completed post-graduation in Horticulture from University of Agriculture and Horticulture Sciences, Shivamogga. He has more than three-year experience in handling the farmers’ problems in the field and guiding them through good management practices and also giving financial support through lending from bank. He has been closely involved in the cultivation of coconut palms, hybridization work and nursery management activities. He is passionate about agriculture and implementing new agriculture practices for maximizing the returns of the farm.