National Council

Nirmala Buch ,IAS (Retd.),
Progressive Farmer, Former Sec. Panchayat & Social Welfare, GoI,
Retd. Chief Secy, M P

Dharam Vir, IAS(Retd)
Former Chief Secretary Haryana , Panchkula

Alok Ranjan IAS(Retd),
Former Chief Secretary U.P), Lucknow

A. S. Mittal
Vice-Chairman, International Tractors Limited (Sonalika), Punjab

RG Agarwal
Group Chairman, Dhanuka Agritech, New Delhi

Virendra Singh
Chairman ,NATIONAL COOPERATIVE CONSUMERS' FEDERATION OF INDIA LTD, New Delhi

Amarendra Khatua IFS(Retd)
Former Secretery GOI, Ambassador & High Commissioner, New Delhi

Ravi S Saxena IAS (Retd)
Former Addl Chief Secretary Gujarat,
Founder Chairman – RISE , Ahmedabad

Dr. Suresh Ramachandran
Vice-Chairman - CropLife India, Country Manager - Dow AgroSciences India, Mumbai

Dinesh Patidar
Managing Director, Shakti Pumps (India)Ltd., Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh

Dr. Tej Partap
VC- GBPant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, UK, CSK HP Krishi Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur(H.P)

Sushil Kumar Kaushik
Country Head, Nunhems India Pvt Ltd (BASF)
Gurgaon , Haryana

Jatin Singh
Founder Director, Skymet Weather Services Pvt. Ltd.,Noida

Tobby Simon
Founder- Synergia Foundation, Advisory Board of the Centre for New American Security, Bengaluru

Harnam Singh IAS(Retd) , Corporate Consultant/Adviser
Ex Civil Servant GOI & Maharashtra, Mumbai

Ravi Khetarpal
Executive Secretary-Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI), Thiland

Dr. Hari C Sharma
Vice Chancellor, Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan (HP)

Cherukuru Jayadev Naidu
Chairman - Favorich group, Bengaluru, Karnataka

Dr. V. Praveen Rao,Vice-Chancellor
Prof. Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University,
Rajendranagar, Hyderabad

Sushmita Singha
President - My Anchor Foundation, Former Secretary General - PHDCCI, New Delhi

Anil Trigunayat, IFS (Retd.) PRESIDENT ,
Millennial India International Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture,
New Delhi

Dr. Jitendra Srivastava
Global expert on agriculture, rural development , World Bank, Ford & Rockefeller Foundation 
Washington DC(USA)

Dr. C. D. Mayee
IARI, AvH Fellow- Germany, President - South Asia Biotechnology Centre, Chairman - AFC Ltd., President - ISCI, New Delhi

Upkar Singh Ahuja
Managing Partner- New Swan Group, President- Chamber of Industrial & Commercial Undertakings, Ludhiana, Punjab

Dr JC Katyal,
Former Vice Chancellor (HAU, Hisar) Former DDG  ICAR ,
Haryana

Shafrir Godel ,CEO & MD
AgriQuality, Israel

J. B. S. Sangha
Chairman/Founder - Sangha Group of companies, Jalandhar, Punjab

V. K. Mishra, Director–LEAF
Chairman-ICTTC/GTN/ABFPC
EVC- India China Trade Center ICTC),  MC Member– PHDCCI, New Delhi

Dr Gurbachan Singh
Former Chairman ASRB , Agri. Commissioner, GoI, 
Director, CSSRI, Karnal; ADG, ICAR, New Delhi;

Sumitra Choudhary
Advocate - Supreme Court of India, Taking up issues of Farmers, New Delhi

Dr R C Shrivastva
Vice-Chancellor
Dr Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultual University, Bihar

Sanjiv Sharma
Founder-JAIKISAN.ORG
CEO - v2cbazaar.com, New Delhi

Dr. Meeta Punjabi Mehta
Ph.D Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University Director - Creative Agri Solution, New Delhi

P K Joshi
Director for South Asia, IFPRI-New Delhi, Former Director-NAARM, Hyderabad

Dr.Ashwini Dutt Pathak, Director
ICAR-Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research
Lucknow,UP

Prof. M. Premjit Singh
Vice-Chancellor, Central Agricultural University, Imphal, Manipur

Dr. Gopal Munjal
CEO & MD - IND-SWIFT, Chandigarh

G. G. Sohani
President and Managing Trustee, BAIF Development Research Foundation, Pune

Puneet Thind
National Director-Vegetable Grower Association of India, Founder/Director - Farm Grocer Products, Patiala, Punjab

Mohan Singh Sudan
Former Advisor Horticulture -J&K, Former Member of Planning Board-Punjab, Advisor – Australia Intelligent Security Integration, Canada

Yogesh Kumar Dwivedi
Chief Executive Officer, Madhya Bharat Consortium of Farmers Producer Company Limited, MP

Dr. Kirit Sehlat
Executive Chairman - National Council for Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Public Leadership, Ahmedabad

Sjur Magnus Ringøen ,
Business Developer and Consultant Venture Capital  
Oslo ,Norway

Ravishankar Natarajan
International Agribusiness Specialist, Consultant to World Bank, Ernest n Young,
Bangalore

A. K. Singh
Ex- VC - Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwavidyalaya (RVSKVV), Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

N K Goyal
President CMAI, Chairman Emeritus TEMA/ ITPS, Dubai, Director NFL- National Fertilizers Ltd, New Delhi

Dr.Indiresh K.M ,Vice-Chancellor,
University of Horticultural Sciences,
Bagalkot ,Karnataka,

Dr. Hari Shanker Gupta
DG - Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA), Director-IARI, Fellow - NAAS, Joint Director - ICAR, New Delhi

Prof. Balraj Singh,Vice Chancellor
Agriculture University Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Dr.R.S.Dalal
former Member-Secretary, Haryana Kisan Ayog ,
Former Registrar, CCS HAU. Haryana

Juuhi Rajput
Member FEL Board- World Energy Council, Journalist, Entrepreneur, New Delhi

Dr. Sushil Yadav Yamamoto
President , Japan Development Co., Ltd ,
Japan

Gurmeet Singh Kular
President FICO, Director- Kular International, Ludhaiana, Punjab

Prof S. Pasupalak
Vice-Chancellor - Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Orissa

Amardeep Sibia
SatSure Limited, Switzerland

Dr.R.R. Hanchinal
Chairperson, Protection of Plant Varieties & Farmers' Rights Authority,Ministry of Agriculture, GOI , New Delhi, former Vice Chancellor, UAS, Dharwad

S L Chaudhary
Chairman, Asian Agri-History Foundation, Rajasthan

Puneet Vatsayan
MD - PKV, Former Board Member - TiE Global, Chandigarh

Dr. Paresh Verma
President,Bioseed-SE Asia, Research Director-Bioseed,
Hyerabad

Dr. W S Lakra
Ex-VC-ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Ex-Director-NBFGR, Founder President-ABCS,Former President-IFA, New Delhi

Aditya Singh
Founder and Chairman ,Alexis Group & Adhrit Foundation. Lucknow, UP

Sagar Anand Kurade
MD – Suman Project Consultants 
Past President – AIFPA 
National VP–AFSC&T
New Delhi

Ramachandra Murthy P. Founder & CEO
INTERFACE AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES PVT. LTD,
Founder Director, FAST,Hyderabad

Jinesh Shah
Founding Partner, Omnivore ,Mumbai

Dr. R.P.Singh ,Ex Director (Agribusiness)
National Productivity Council, Lodi Road,
New Delhi

Jyotsna Kaur Habibullah,MBA,UK
Social Worker, Agriprenuer,Joint Secretary,Cheshire Home
Lucknow(U P)

Jagjit Singh Kapoor
CMD - Kashmir Apiaries Doraha, Punjab

Ravishankar Mantha
Chief Executive Officer - Agrisk Data Analytics, Mumbai

Dwarika Singh
Chairman - Asian Consortium of Farmers Producer Company Limited (ACFPCL), Bhopal

Dr SK Sharma ,DG & CEO
, Agricultural Produce Export Promotion Council (APEPC), Jaipur

Dr. Ashwani Kumar
Former Director ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management, Bhubaneswar

Gaurav Asthana
Managing Partner
Transjovan Capital , New Delhi

Pandurang Adsule
Post Harvest Specialist at Asian Development Bank ,Directors of two ICAR,
Pune

Datta Patil
Director General,Yuva Rural Association, Nagpur, Maharashtra

Anil Kumar Saxena, IIT(Delhi )
Managing Director, Amity Software Systems Limited,Noida , USA & Kenya

PPS Pangli
President - Borlaug Farmers Association for South Asia, Member - Global Farmer Network, Ludhiana, Punjab

Tushar Pandey
National & International Advisor on Agriculture, Rural Development, Ex Banker, Advisor, IPE Global Centre for Knowledge & Development, New Delhi

Srihari Kotela,M D
eFresh Agribusiness Solutions , Hyderabad

Rakesh Ranjan Alok
Director, Agrivolution Foundation, New Delhi

Rajender Parsad Jain
Director,MSME Chamber of Commerce (India & Dubai)

K.V.S. Prasad
Executive Director - AME Foundation, Chief Editor - LEISA, Bengaluru

Ramesh Chander Khatri
President,Poultry Federation of India (PFI)
Gurugram, Haryana

Jai D. Bakshi,Former Director
Apparel Export Promotion Council (Ministry of Textiles)
New Delhi

Sandeepa Kanitkar
CMD & Founder - Kan Biosys Pvt. Ltd., Maharashtra

K S Bhatia,Founder& CEO
Pumpkart, Mohali, Punjab

Bharti Sinha, former E D 
Association of Geospatial Association,Faridabad, Haryana

Dr. Rishendra Verma , Founder Secretary
Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Research,Bareilly (U.P)

Salil Shriwastva, CEO
Ananya Seeds Pvt Ltd,Haryana

Rajendra Kothari
Progressive Farmer - Former Regional Director, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Indore

Sachin Nandwana
Co-Founder & Director - BigHaat Agro, Bengaluru

A.B. Chakravarthy
Principal - Menterra Venture Advisors, Villgro Innovations Foundation, Bengaluru

Vinitha Pravin Kisani
Founder, GoGetters
Dubai, UAE

Srinivas Ramanujam
Practice Lead – Agribusiness, Villgro Innovations Foundation, Bengaluru

Satyajit Hange,Co Founder
Two Brothers Organic Farms Pune, Maharashtra

Manoj Rawat
MD & CEO, ValueFin India Mumbai

Surendra Singh,Technical Advisor,AMMA ( Agricultural Machinery Manufacturers Association) India

Rahul Prakash,Progressive Farmer, Shree Ganesh Farms, Uttrakhand

Y.D.Yadav,
Save Indian Farmers (NGO) India

Rahul Kumar,Former Special Correspondent,The Economics Times, New Delhi

Shashikant Ghode
President ,Millennium Chamber of Commerce and industry
Pune,Maharastra

Sudhir Gupta
Advisory Board Millenium Alliance ,Advisor Drishtee , Kritsnam Director Alignus, Noida, UP

Vasanth Kumar Mani, Agripreneur
Co-Founder,I Support Farming, Chennai

Mohan Sharma, E D 
Development Support Centre (DSC), & Director, DSC Foundation,Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Rajeev Goswamy ,Director
Prime Hortiagro Projects Ltd ,New Delhi

Sudir Suri ,Chairman & CEO
Suri Agro Fresh ,New Delhi

Chinmoy Sharma ,MD
North East Green Tech ,Guwahati, Assam

Saurabh Kumar,Co-Founder & CEO, Agricx lab ,Thane, Maharastra

Palat Vijayaraghavan Founder & CEO,
Lawrencedale Agro Processing India ,
Bengaluru, Karnataka ,

Parikshit Sampat Sai
Founder Pranam Kisan & Kisan Treat Agri Tech India, Gurgaon

Sri C V Anirudh Rao, Agriprenuer,
CEO ,CVSV Agritech & Exim Ltd , Managing Committee Member, FTAPCCI,
Visakhapatnam

Kalyan Paul
Executive Director Pan Himalayan Grassroots Development Foundation,
Ranikhet, Uttarakhand