Smt Josephine J

Chief, Decentralised Planning Division

Smt Josephine J serves as the Chief, Decentralised Planning Division, Kerala State Planning Board since February 27, 2020. She is an Alumna of Fathima Mata National College, Kollam and holds Masters degree in Analytical Economics and Bachelor’sdegree in Education. She started her career in 2000 as Lecturer in Economics. In 2004, she joined the Kerala State Planning Board and served as Research Assistant and Research Officer in various divisions of Planning Board. She was an extension faculty of Kerala Institute of Local Administration and played a key role in the formulation of guidelines for Local Government Plan. In 2015, she was appointed as the Chief Planning Officer in Scheduled Tribes Development Department of Government of Kerala. She served as a member of the Project Sanctioning Committee of Tribal Development Projects of NABARD, and Departmental Working Group for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.