Siddharth Gautam (Rural Marketing and Agriculture Extension Consultant)

 An accomplished Management Professional with diverse experience in the Developmental sector, acquired significant exposure to:

⦁ Managing profit centres at branch and regional level for 15 years and gained expertise in marketing & business development, key accounts management, industrial & institutional selling, direct selling, channel development, managing business associates

⦁ Proficient in promoting Agriculture Extension, organized Agri Expo, Agri-trade fairs, Rural Brand Promotion Campaigns, Brand Activation, Strategic tie-ups liaison and networking with Development Institutions and Union/State Governments for activations, Rural Marketing campaigns across industry segments

⦁ Demonstrated professional excellence in the domains of agribusiness, diversified & organic farming, rural marketing, rural development and agriculture extension projects.

⦁ Proven expertise in propagating micro irrigation system, Jatropha plantation, waste land and watershed management techniques among farming communities.
⦁ Acknowledged strengths in rural business development, channel development, micro financing, and liaison with Govt and allied agencies.
⦁ Strong team leader with proven track record to consistently raise efficiency levels of civil societies, community and self-help groups, to balance high level skill with maximum productivity

Areas of Expertise

⦁ Strategy, Vision & Mission Planning ~ Business Planning & Execution ~ General Administration ~ Capacity Building
⦁ Business Development ~ Performance Improvement ~ Cross-functional Coordination
⦁ Resource/Budget Management
⦁ Training & Development ~ Relationship Management ~ Liaison & Networking

Major Accomplishments

⦁ Develop National level event properties like “Viraat Kissan Mela” Campaign and “UP Krishi Mahotsava” and “Uttrakhand Krishi Mahotsava” for Amar Ujala Publications Ltd.
⦁ Managed Business from NABARD and successfully run “Financial Inclusion” campaign across UP with NABARD on behalf of AMAR UJALA.
⦁ Develop a multi brand event property “Hariyali Indradhanush Utsav” for JWT and Hariyali Kisaan Bazaar (A DSCL Group) and market this property to 12 lead brands and rural focused corporates.
⦁ Conceptualized and successfully organized India’s first Mobile Rural Market Exhibition & Farmers workshop in ten districts of Uttar Pradesh in collaboration with Govt. of Uttar Pradesh and ASSOCHAM
⦁ Was part of a delegation and attended “International study tour to Israel on water Conservation and Agriculture Technologies” with Nagaland State Government officials.
⦁ Successfully organized and managed “SARAS” and 25 Gram Shree Mela of CAPART (MoRD) at State capitals.