Sunil Arora, the former chief election commissioner, has been named as the new non-executive chairman of Gram Unnati’s board. Arora is a retired civil servant (IAS) with over 36 years of experience. He has worked as the secretary of two important ministries, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
About Gram Unnati:
Gram Unnati is a social venture that helps farmers increase their net income by increasing price realisation, enhancing agricultural productivity, and lowering cultivation costs. Gram Unnati provides agro-processors, banks, agro-input manufacturers, research institutes, and others with the physical and technological infrastructure they need to reach and service farmers. Gram Unnati offers marginal farmers consulting services, low-cost high-quality inputs, and market connections, as well as tailored production, logistics, and end-to-end quality control of agricultural products to institutional purchasers.
About Sunil Arora:
Sunil Arora, the 23rd Chief Election Commissioner of India, was born on April 13, 1956. He also serves as the president of the Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB). He is a retired Rajasthan cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer from the 1980 batch. He also worked for the Indian government as a secretary in two ministries.