CHARIOTEERS OF CDB  
 
 

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*Charioteers of CDB

Chairman

Chief Coconut Dev. Officer

Secretary
Dr.A.K. Singh Shri.Saradindu Das Dr.Anup Kumar Nandi
Coconut Development Board, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare,
Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, Kera Bhavan, Kochi - 682 011
List of former Chairpersons List of former CCDOs List of former Secretaries

*Board Members of CDB

1.

Dr.A.K. Singh
Chairman, Coconut Development Board, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, Kera Bhavan, Kochi - 682 011

2.

Dr.S.K. Malhotra
Horticulture Commissioner
Government of India, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Department of Agriculture & Cooperation
Krishi Bhavan New Delhi-110 114

3.

Dr. P. Chowdappa
Director, Central Plantation Crops Research Institute
Kasargod-671 124, Kerala

4.

Shri.C.P. Radhakrishnan, Chairman, Coir Board
M.G. Road, Ernakulam Kochi-682 016.

5.

Shri C.P. Narayanan
Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)
B-10, Akshaya, Chitra Nagar, Vattiyoorkavu, Thiruvananthapuram - 695013 (415-V.P. House, Rafi Marg, New Delhi-110001)

6.

Shri.Nalin Kumar Kateel
Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha)
No.201, Ashoka Apartment, Near Daiwajna Kalyana Mantapa, Hoigebail Road, Ashok Nagar, Mangalore, Karnataka  -572006. (142, South Avenue, New Delhi-110001)

7.

Shri.Thota Narasimham,
Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha), D.No.2-63, Veeravaram (V),
Kirlampudi (M), East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh - 533431 (Bungalow No.5, Talkatora Road, New Delhi-110 001)

8.

Shri Pullela Nageswara Rao IRS, Principal Commissioner
Central Excise, Customs & Service Tax
Central Revenue Building, I.S. Press Road, Kochi - 682 018

9 Shri S.S. Thakur
Director (Cooperation)
Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
Government of India
(Department of Consumer Affairs)
Room No.7, 12-A, Jam Nagar House
New Delhi - 110 014
10 Shri Raju Narayana Swamy IAS
Secretary (Agriculture), Government of Kerala
Agriculture Department, Government Secretariat
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 001
11 Shri Gagandeep Singh Bedi IAS
Agricultural Production Commissioner & Secretary to the Government
Government of Tamilnadu, Agriculture Department
Secretariat, Fort St. George, Chennai - 600 009
12 Shri. Rajeev Chawla IAS,
Principal Secretary (Horticulture & Sericulture), Government of Karnataka
Secretariat, MS Building (Top Floor)
Bengaluru - 560 248, Karnataka
13 Shri.Chiranjiv Choudhary IFS,
Commissioner of Horticulture & Sericulture,
Government of Andhra Pradesh
Public Gardens, Nampally, Hyderabad - 500004
14 Shri K.K. Mittal IAS
Additional Chief Secretary & Agricultural Production Commissioner
Agriculture Department, Government of Assam, Secretariat, Dispur, Guwahati - 781006, Assam
15 Dr.P.K. Pramanick
Director (Horticulture)
Directorate of Horticulture, Mayukh Bhavan (Top Floor)
Government of West Bengal, Bidhan Nagar, Kolkata - 700091, West Bengal
16 Shri Anjan Kumar Das
Director of Agriculture
Directorate of Agriculture, Andaman & Nicobar Administration, Haddo, Port Blair - 744102, A&N Islands
17 Shri M.S. Gholap, Director (Horticulture), Commissionerate of Agriculture Government of Maharashtra, K.B. Joshi Marg, Shivaji Nagar, Pune-411 005, Maharashtra
18 Shri. P.C. Mohanan Master
Vice Chairman, CDB
'Aravindam', Nenmeni PO, Sulthan Bathery, South Wayanad 673592, Kerala
19 Shri P.R. Muralidharan
Pathalil House, SN Puram PO, Kottayam 686502
20 Shri.S. Mohan Raj
7/2, Mudaliar Street, Vettaikaranpudur PO, Pollachi-642129, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
21 Shri M.R. Shankar Narayan Reddy
No.1408, Panchavati, Vijay Nagar, 3rd Cross, Bangarpet-563114, Kolar District, Karnataka
22 Smt. Dakshab Rami
Nandanvan Mahila Group, Adivasi Aughyogik Co-operative Society.
Ambaji Mandir Gate No.7, Ambaji, North Gujarat - 385110
23 Dr. Biswanath Rath
Barabati Nua Sahi, PO Puri, Puri District, Odisha 752 001

 

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*Functional Committee Members

List of Co-opted Members of the Functional Committees of the Board

Executive Committee

1.	Dr.A.K. Singh
 	Chairman
	Coconut Development Board
	Kochi-682 011

2.	Shri. P.C. Mohanan Master 
 	Vice Chairman, CDB
 	'Aravindam', Nenmeni PO, Sulthan Bathery, South Wayanad 673592, Kerala 

3.	The Secretary (Agriculture)
 	Government of Kerala, Agriculture Department, 
 	Government Secretariat, Thiruvananthapuram - 695001, Kerala
 
4.	The Agricultural Production Commissioner and 
	Secretary to the Government
	Government of Tamil Nadu
	Agriculture Department
	Secretariat, Fort St. George
	Chennai-600 009, Tamil Nadu

5.	The Principal Secretary (Horticulture & Sericulture)
 	Government of Karnataka, Secretariat, MS Building (Top Floor)
 	Bengaluru - 560 248, Karnataka 

6.	The Financial Advisor to the Government of India  
	Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare 
	Department of Agriculture & Cooperation & Farmers Welfare
	Krishi Bhavan
	New Delhi-110 114 
	
7.	Shri P.R. Muralidharan 
	Pathalil House, SN Puram PO, Kottayam 686502, Kerala (Growers Representative)
	
8.	Shri M.R. Shankar Narayan Reddy 
 	No.1408, Panchavati, Vijay Nagar, 3rd Cross, Bangarpet-563114, 
 	Kolar District, Karnataka (Growers Representative)

 

Research and Development Committee

1.	Dr.A.K. Singh
 	Chairman
	Coconut Development Board
	Kochi-682 011

2.	Shri. P.C. Mohanan Master 
 	Vice Chairman, CDB
 	'Aravindam', Nenmeni PO, Sulthan Bathery, South Wayanad 673592, Kerala

3.	Shri P.R. Muralidharan 
	Pathalil House, SN Puram PO, Kottayam 686502, Kerala (Growers Representative)

4.	Shri.S. Mohan Raj 
 	7/2, Mudaliar Street, Vettaikaranpudur PO, Pollachi-642129, 
 	Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (Growers Representative)

5.	Shri M.R. Shankar Narayan Reddy 
	No.1408, Panchavati, Vijay Nagar, 3rd Cross, Bangarpet-563114, Kolar District, 
	Karnataka (Growers Representative)

6.	Dr. S.K. Malhotra
 	Horticulture Commissioner
 	Government of India, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
 	Department of Agriculture & Cooperation & Farmers Welfare
 	Krishi Bhavan
 	New Delhi-110 114

7.	Dr. P. Chowdappa
 	Director
 	Central Plantation Crops Research Institute
 	Kasargod-671 124

 

Co-opted Members

1.	Dr. V.A. Parthasarathy
 	Narmada Nilayam, 32/482C, Bharathan Bazar, Chalavoor, Kozhikode 673571, Kerala

2.	Shri M. Thomas Mathew
	Ex-CCDO, CDB
	Mannil House, Pullad P.O., Thiruvalla 689548, Pathanamthitta, Kerala

3.	Dr. S. Arulraj
	Ex-Director, IIOPR
	No.3B, Udayam Complex, Oil Mill Road, Ayyappanthangal, Chennai - 600056, Tamil Nadu

4.	Dr.B.G. Prakash
 	Professor and Head, Horticulture Research and Extension Station
 	P.B. No.41, Arsikere - 573103, Hassan District, Karnataka

Processing and Marketing Committee

1.	Dr.A.K. Singh
 	Chairman
	Coconut Development Board, Kochi-682 011

2.	Shri. P.C. Mohanan Master 
 	Vice Chairman, CDB
 	'Aravindam', Nenmeni PO, Sulthan Bathery, South Wayanad 673592, Kerala
 		
3.	Smt. Dakshab Rami 
	Nandanvan Mahila Group, Adivasi Aughyogik Co-operative Society. Ambaji Mandir Gate No.7, 
	Ambaji, North Gujarat - 385110 

4.	The Chairman
	Coir Board
	M.G. Road, Ernakulam, Kochi-682 016

5.	Shri P.R. Muralidharan 
	Pathalil House, SN Puram PO, Kottayam 686502, Kerala

6.	Shri.S. Mohan Raj 
 	7/2, Mudaliar Street, Vettaikaranpudur PO, Pollachi-642129, 
 	Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

7. 	Shri M.R. Shankar Narayan Reddy 
	No.1408, Panchavati, Vijay Nagar, 3rd Cross, Bangarpet-563114, Kolar District, 
	Karnataka

8.	Dr. Biswanath Rath
Barabati Nua Sahi, PO Puri, Puri District, Odisha 752 001

Co-opted Members

1.	Representative from
 	Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
	Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare
	Government of India
	Krishi Bhavan
	New Delhi-110 114

2.	Representative from 
 	National Co-operative Development Corporation
	4 - Siri Institutional Area, Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110 016
 	
3.	Representative from 
 	Directorate of Marketing & Inspection, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare 
  	Government of India
 	Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare

4.	The Managing Director
 	Kerafed
 	Aristo Junction
 	Thiruvananthapuram 695 014, Kerala

Publicity Committee

1.	Dr.A.K. Singh
	Chairman
	Coconut Development Board
	Kochi-682 011
2.	Shri. P.C. Mohanan Master 
 	Vice Chairman, CDB
 	'Aravindam', Nenmeni PO, Sulthan Bathery, South Wayanad 673592, Kerala
	
3.	The Secretary (Agriculture)
 	Government of Kerala, Agriculture Department, 
 	Government Secretariat, Thiruvananthapuram - 695001, Kerala
 
4.	The Agricultural Production Commissioner and 
	Secretary to the Government
	Government of Tamil Nadu
	Agriculture Department
	Secretariat, Fort St. George
	Chennai-600 009, Tamil Nadu

5.	The Principal Secretary (Horticulture & Sericulture)
 	Government of Karnataka, Secretariat, MS Building (Top Floor)
 	Bengaluru - 560 248, Karnataka 

6.	Shri P.R. Muralidharan 
	Pathalil House, SN Puram PO, Kottayam 686502, Kerala
	
7.	Shri M.R. Shankar Narayan Reddy 
 	No.1408, Panchavati, Vijay Nagar, 3rd Cross, Bangarpet-563114, 
 	Kolar District, Karnataka
8.	Dr. Biswanath Rath
Barabati Nua Sahi, PO Puri, Puri District, Odisha 752 001

 

Co-opted Members

1.	Representative from
 	Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
	Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare
	Government of India
	Krishi Bhavan
	New Delhi-110 114
2. 	Shri C. Kaningston
 	Deputy Director of Agriculture (Oil Palm & Coconut)
 	Directorate of Agriculture, Agriculture Complex, Chepauk, Chennai - 600005, Tamil Nadu
3.	Shri. H.S. Shivakumar
 	Additional Director of Horticulture (OP), Department of Horticulture, 
 	Government of Karnataka, Lalbagh, Bengaluru - 560056, Karnataka
4.	Shri. P.N. Prasannakumar
 	Senior Journalist, Poruvelil House
 	Ayyappankavu, Kochi - 682018, Kerala

 

 

 

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