Deccan Development Society (DDS)
Location: Hyderabad / Sangareddy District
Apply by: 25/11/2022

Job Description:

The Deccan Development Society (DDS), is a 37-year-old grassroots organisation working in about 40 villages with women’s Sanghams (voluntary village-level associations of the poor) in Sangareddy District of Telangana. The 5000 women members of the Society represent the poorest of the poor in their village communities. Most of them are dalits, the lowest group in the Indian social hierarchy. 

The Society has also been championing the cause of ecological and agro-biodiversity with local, regional, national and international communities. DDS has started different networks, of which MINI is one of them. 

Millet Network of India [MINI] is working across diverse agro-ecological regions. This coalition of like-minded organizations and individuals currently has more than 50  registered member organizations from the Indian States of Rajasthan, Maharashtra,  Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Punjab and  Uttarakhand.  

Position: Co-ordinator 

DDS is looking for a qualified candidate with Masters Degree in Agriculture/ Social  Work or other allied degrees with good communication both oral and written skills in  English and Telugu for the post of Coordinator, who can work for Millet Network of  India (MINI). 


Coordinate the activities under MINI in Telangana, AP, Karnataka, Gujarat,  Odisha, Tamilnadu, Himachal Pradesh and Nagaland. 

Monitoring the activities along with DDS senior management team 

Participating in some local millet consultations across India, as and when required  

Organise MINI Steering committee meetings once in a year 

Lobby & Advocacy work on Millets promotion

Provide key information for incorporation into the reports to be sent to funding partners as per their reporting guidelines

Monitoring the project based on outcome mapping 

Prepare relevant press release for print/ mass media

Represent DDS in National and International events 

Preparation of monthly e-newsletter of MINI activities

Updating MINI website 

Any other task as assigned by the Management from time to time

Location of work: Hyderabad as Headquarters and Pastapur, Sangareddy District where the Project is located.

Remuneration: Rs.30,000/- to Rs.35,000/- p.m. The salary can be reviewed on the basis of experience and qualification.

Application process 

Applicants should submit a current resume and cover letter describing their technical  skills and interests and detailing their salary history and expectations to Email: 

Interested candidates can apply to the following address along with their CVs before 25th November 2022.