Bolisetty Satyanarayana is a self-made first generation Entrepreneur who transformed himself as an Environment conservationist, Human Rights, and Social Activist in the past 15 years.
Mr. Satyanarayana believes the environment is the source of life and all living beings, creatures, and their surroundings, thus committed to protecting the environment
He led the Krishna River Parliament comprising people from all 5 states of Krishna River through the Nadhi Parirakshan Yatra as directed by Dr. Rajendra Singh
Some of the success stories are:
Reviving the “Mudasurlova” reservoir in Visakhapatnam which was dried and actively worked with Dr. Rajendra Singh to protect many water bodies in Northern Andhra Pradesh.
Filed cases on AP Govt & MoEF to protect Marine and groundwater resources in North Andhra Pradesh, case is still going on with partial success
Got an order from NGT to restore 106 acres of Mangrove forest destroyed by the AP Govt in the name of building houses for poor people.
Apart from leadership qualities, looking at the Commitment, Conviction, Coordination, Character, and Courage to fight against the might Dr. Rajendra Singh appointed Mr. Bolisetty Satyanarayana, as National Convenor of Tarun Bharat Sangh
He has been honored with “Paryavaran Sanrakshan Sanman 2020” by Dr. Rajendra Singh
Chowhan Balaji Singh has over 35 years of experience working for business and social development sectors including 20 years in the field of Fund Raising and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), primarily focussed on disaster preparedness and response. He held senior positions in different International and National NGOs, and USAID formulating and driving disaster risk reduction strategies. He comes with a rich experience in project design and management. He has more than 15 years of experience in leading fundraising as well as evaluation of funding proposals for grantmaking and monitoring their implementation. Many of these efforts pertain to CSR initiatives of the India Today group. Balaji also consults with major INGOs on their fundraising initiatives at the institutional, corporate as well as individual levels.
As Disaster Management Specialist in USAID, he was part of a team that designed a collaborative program with the Government of India to strengthen disaster management capabilities in India. Since 2012, he has extensively worked in the area of Incident Command System (ICS) and Emergency Operations Centres (EOC) in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Nepal and continues this engagement as South Asia Disaster Management Advisor for U.S. Forest International Programs. Balaji Singh, as a consultant, assists the World Bank in its disaster management initiatives in India and Bhutan. He supported World Bank in designing a South Asia EOC workshop in 2019. He was a trainer for numerous training and capacity-building initiatives for senior officers in South Asian countries as well as in Kurdistan.
Balaji has consulted extensively with UNDP, UNICEF, ADPC Bangkok, ECHO, and many INGOs such as Save the Children, Child Fund of India, and others and has extensive knowledge and hand on experience in the areas of project design, evaluating funding proposals, training, and capacity building, building disaster risk reduction frameworks, corporate social responsibility, networking and ability to work with government and non-government partners.
Before joining the social development sector in 1999, Balaji worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 15 years in the field of sales and marketing. Balaji obtained an honors degree in Sciences, a master’s in Social Development from the University of East Anglia (UK) in 1991, and Master’s in Business Administration from Andrews University (USA) in 1994.