G. Murali Krishnan was born in 1972 in Thanjavur from a family with a rural background. From his early adulthood he has been associating himself in various service activities. He is a postgraduate in Commerce. As a manager in one of the leading firms in Thanjavur, he has the opportunity to meet the people primarily engaged in agricultural operations. He came to know that illiteracy and ignorance are the major problems which hamper their growth. Being the first graduate in his family, he has been always evincing keen interest in eradicating illiteracy and creating awareness among rural youth on the issues that make them to be contented with what they have through formal and informal focus group discussions.
On assuming the office of the Trustee in our board, he spends most of his time in formulating new ideas for the betterment of the society. His background enables him to critically understand the problems of the rural folk and to evolve new strategies to tackle their issues through appropriate methods.