The Golden Greens is a consulting group focused on sustainable rural development. We offer a wide range of services including investment, outsourcing, project development, technology and advisory services.

The group was established in 2008 by S.V Laiju with a vision to bring sustainable development and prosperity to rural areas in India. Over the years our team has been instrumental in the success of numerous businesses and social enterprises.

Contact us today to learn how we can work together to improve rural areas of the country by initiating responsible developments.


S.v.Laiju, Owner & Founder

Laiju is a dynamic professional with over 25 years of experience in hospitality, estate management, responsible tourism, sustainable development, CSR & greenfield projects and developing urban facilities in rural areas.

Prior to establishing The Golden Greens Laiju was a leading player in the hospitality sector, working for notable brands such as The Taj, Intercontinental, ITC Maurya Sheraton and The Imperial. He was instrumental in launching nature resorts ‘The Tall Trees’ in Munnar, Kerala and ‘The Terraces’, in the Himalayas. Between 2001- 2004 he offered consultancy in instant reservation technology and e-marketing, obtaining exclusive marketing rights to promote selective 4 star hotels in India.

Laiju established The Golden Greens in 2008 and his first international assignment was to turn around and transform the management of Royal Falcon Hotel, a city hotel in Deira, Dubai in 2008.

In 2009 he moved to Wayanad, Kerala to further expand the Golden Greens consultancy. His mission is to make the world a better place to live by transforming the lives of people in rural India.



Ravi Malhotra

Owner of a boutique spa resort in Himalayas, The Terraces, Mr. Ravi is a person of refined tastes. Seeking only the best. He has been instrumental in giving an opportunity to TGG for making a humble beginning in the early days of its incorporation. He is a motivator and a great support for TGG in its journey.

Heinz B Reichstein

Mr.Heinz , a veteran in the Hospitality Industry with a  proven track record of success in opening / re-opening / renovation / refurbishment and operating four and five star properties in Canada, the Caribbean, South East Asia, Africa and Middle East have been an inspiration for us in our journey. His constant advise and motivations have influenced our actions in many ways.