The great hope of Society is in individual character. JD Foundation (Join for Development Foundation), ardently believes in nurturing and developing the character, skills and the spirit of enterprise of Individuals, particularly the Youth. A nation which is so Young needs to be nurtured carefully to put it on the path of progress and JD Foundation intends to add value on it. One of the focus areas is empowering Local Governance through a Participatory approach. Adoption of People's Manifestos is one such initiative.
Shri. VV Lakshminarayana, former Addl. DGP of Maharashtra is the founder of JD Foundation. Having graduated from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal and later specialized from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Chennai he joined the Indian Police Service (IPS). As a Public Servant for over 27 years, he has handled innumerable missions that have exemplified his character, commitment and efficiency. He has been decorated with several medals that exemplified his character and caliber as a professional including Internal Security Medal, Govt. of India, Hard Duty Medal, Govt. of Maharashtra, Police Medal for Meritorious Service’s and President’s Police Medal for distinguished Service.
He is an acknowledged motivational speaker and is an icon for Youth. He had addressed thousands of interactive sessions particularly with Youth covering lakhs of people.
At the peak of his career he quit service to dedicate his life for public service. He has already adopted a few Villages in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.