Our Team

Combined experience of over 100 years in agriculture & business transformation.

Leadership

Ashok Jayanthi - Chairman
Ashok Jayanthi
Chairman

Ashok brings in over three decades of expertise in scientific...

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Sriram Chitlur - Managing Director
Sriram Chitlur
Managing Director

Sriram Chitlur is a green entrepreneur who leveraged his passion...

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Srinath Shetty - CEO
Srinath Shetty
CEO

Srinath Shetty, an entrepreneur for over a decade. He is...

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Mr. Venkat Narayanan
Promoter and Advisor

Venkat, a leader with vision and incisive business acumen, is...

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Ashok brings in over three decades of expertise in scientific and technology-driven agriculture. As an agriculture expert, he sets and evolves strategic plans for best quality yields also keeping in mind enrichment of the environment. He possesses varied and multifarious experience which has helped the company to reach newer heights. He developed the proprietary technique “Power Grow”, at Hosachiguru, for high growth and productivity. His experience ranges from multiple types of farming to the incorporation of the latest techniques in extracting soil productivity, rainwater harvesting, and drip irrigation.

Sriram Chitlur is a green entrepreneur who leveraged his passion for agriculture, experience in technology, and understanding of business to co-found Hosachiguru. A dream of Sriram was to make every piece of land productive. To visualize land like never before, Sriram co-founded TalkingLands, an intricate Layout Management Solution that uses AI-enabled Location Intelligence to unlock a land’s potential. TalkingLands sets up a virtual marketplace of mapped lands and layouts, where buyers and sellers can engage in real-time transactions pertaining to agricultural, residential, commercial, and industrial lands.

Srinath Shetty, an entrepreneur for over a decade. He is a prolific leader who comes in with rich experience in marketing and communications. He heads the marketing and commercial relationship management departments of the company. Sets and evolves the strategic direction for the company and its portfolio of offerings, while nurturing a strong leadership team to drive its execution. He has received various awards. 'Business Excellence Award’,’ Bangalore City Icon’, ‘Times Business Award’ are some of the feathers on his cap. Currently along with managing Hosachiguru with the flair he is also a director of Cooperative Bank - MPSSB that operates in the Rural Karnataka for priority sector lending and has also Co-founded a corporate merchandising company Offineeds. With an outstanding track record of managing agricultural ventures. From running family businesses in agriculture to real estate and land development, agriculture has been his passion and a central part of his life. He is the leader with a conscience. Waling the talk Srinath hopes to build a naturally nurturing ecosystem.

Venkat, a leader with vision and incisive business acumen, is at the helm of one of the largest real estate developers in India, as the Chief Executive Officer of the Prestige Group. His 23 years of experience as an exemplary business leader is a testament to an incredible journey of putting an organization on a growth trajectory with an innovative combination of strategic initiatives and meticulous planning. A qualified Chartered Accountant, Cost & Management Accountant, Company Secretary, and Law graduate, he has been instrumental in executing pioneering plans of action that have time and again proved his remarkable capability to lead from the front.

Advisors

Mr. Anoop Jain

Advisor

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Mahesh B Muthane

Advisor

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Anoop Jain holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has over 27 years of experience in various industry segments like Financing, Manufacturing, Real Estate, Infrastructure, and IT / ITeS spanning across functions – Project Governance, Budgetary Controls & Strategic Planning, Administration, Accounting & Reporting, Audits, Procurement, IT, and Legal spread across. He has joined Hosachiguru as an advisor to strengthen accounting and reporting function, financial management of projects, cost-rationalization, automation and tax strategies, treasury & funds management, and also for raising funds for the organization.

Mahesh has over 20 years of experience in Real estate and Media companies having served at various leadership positions in these companies. He is a Management graduate and has also completed his Accelerated Marketing Leadership program from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. His forte is in Marketing, Branding, Sales, and Strategy.

Core Departments

Agronomy Team
  • A team of B.Sc. and M.Sc agronomy enthusiasts who look for ways to improve soil productivity.
  • They conduct tests so they can figure out the best way to use the land.
  • Concerned with the practice of soil management and the nutritional value of crops.
  • Prepare a package of practices for the crops managed and ensure daily operations are guided by these practices.
Operations Team
  • Consists of project managers and supervisors who have undergone extensive training for more than 100 hours for implementing best practices.
  • The team has vast experience in agricultural operations, technology, equipment, and labor sourcing & management.
  • The team is responsible for project management and mobilization of all resources.
In-House Council
  • A strong in-house team of experts is responsible for all the legal aspects regarding land titles and transfers ensuring these matters are efficiently managed.
  • The team ensures that all the issues are cleared before you enter into the transaction.
  • All Hosachiguru properties would have all requisite facilities such as electricity, borewells, fencing, and access paths even before they are offered to the customers.
Supply Chain Management Team
  • The team is responsible for enhancing capital value to customers, ensuring the cost is kept minimal.
  • The team is involved in providing end-to-end services to the customer and helps them gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
Environment team
  • Our team of experts strives to make sure that every step we take ensures soil enrichment, increase in water tables, and thriving natural flora and fauna, with every new year. 
  • Responsible for creating a method or system that seeks to integrate human activity with natural surroundings so as to create highly efficient self-sustaining ecosystems that are suitable for habitation.
Customer Relationship Team
  • One point of contact for all coordination for our co-farmers at the time of booking. 
  • Interaction with legal, tech, hospitality, and accounts teams to ensure a seamless experience for co-farmers. 

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