R. Babu

Director – Mentoring/Administration/ Horticulture - Trading

He joined APD in 1979 as a clerk, he constantly strived to improve his mobility through the years and now his dearest possession is his “motor vehicle” that enables him to move around the city.

Babu has played various roles in accounts and administration over the years. In his earlier role as Director of Finance and Administration since 2009, he ensured integration and computerization of the entire commercial functions of the organization. He was also instrumental in initiating  training program in computers and accounts for youth with disabilities.

In his current role, Babu brings in leadership with his versatile skills and in depth awareness of the organization – and leads the Overall Administration/Procurement and the Trading division of the Horticulture Unit. As a Senior Leader, he is also responsible for creating second level of succession in Leadership within the Organization thro’ a structured ‘Coaching & Mentoring’ Program for the Middle Level Management in APD.

He is passionate about empowering the disabled with self-confidence and a positive attitude towards their disability, this he does by citing his own example.