Sri. P.R. Muraleedharan is a full time rubber grower and a dedicated social and political worker hailing from Kottayam which is the most predominant rubber-growing district in Kerala. He has been actively involved with various farmers’ organizations and agricultural producer companies in various capacities as President, General Secretary, Project Director, Director of Marketing etc. Sri Muraleedharan has been a member of the Rubber Board, National Rubber Policy Committee, Pest Surveillance Team etc. Although a qualified pharmacist by training, Sri Muraleedharan now works as a farm advisor for various agencies in Kerala, Karnataka, Tripura, Manipur etc., in addition to his social and political engagements.