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HPMI
TODAY - June 28, 2017
HPMI INTELLECTUAL Group

A knowledge pool through highly qualified & experienced scientists, professional and experts of various fields.

  • Mission : Bring highly qualified experienced and dedicated human resource on one platform to develop knowledge pool to disseminate it further to our farmers, agripreneurs and other beneficiaries to strengthen country's rural economy.
  • Aims :
    • Capacity building
    • Agripreneurship Development
    • Need based technical support to developmental agencies of state as well as Central Govt., engaged in agricultural development.
    • Assist farmers/agripreneurs in increasing income by providing by adopting them and providing one stop solution.
    • Turn-key projects for setting up of Educational Institutions,Universities, and commercial projects.
  • Membership :
    • Honorary/Life Membership: by invitation.
    • Beneficiary Membership: (as per HPMI's membership rules).
  • Benefits :
    • Distribution of monthly Krishi Patrika (Wall Magazine & Monthly Agribusiness Management Magazine.
    • Association of members with the project on the Principle of "Need base association" and activity based remuneration.
    • Providing source of networking platform for interaction with eminent people for different fields associated with HPMI-IG for common cause of strengthening our country in rural economy.
    • Opportunity to utilize their lifetime experience for the farmers, agriprenenures as well as planners.
    • Brain Storming Interactive session as per the schedule.

Profile of Members:-


Dr. Basant Ram

Dr. Basant Ram

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION : Ph.D. (Pl. Pathology)

POSITION HELD IN PAST:

  • Vice-Chancellor (N.D. University of Agriculture & Technology, Kumarganj, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh).
  • Vice-Chancellor (Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa, Samastipur, Bihar).

OTHER ENGAGEMENTS:

  • Director-Indian Potatoes Limited.
  • Patron - Horticulture Produce Management Institute.
  • Chief Co-ordinator-HPMI-Intellectual Group.

SPECIALIZATION: Research and Extension.

PUBLICATION: About 70 research papers and 68 popular articles.

TOTAL SERVICE EXPERIENCE: 41 yrs.

NATIONAL AWARD: Recipient of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Team Award 1994-96 for outstanding contributions in Wheat Improvement.

Dr. Satyen Yaadav

Dr. Yaadav

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION : Ph.D

BUSINESS ENGAGEMENTS:

  • President, Horticulture Produce Management Institute (HPMI)
  • Director, Indian Potatoes Ltd.

PUBLICATION: 70 Research papers; 187 lectures in various National and International Seminars & Workshops on various topics related to commercialization of horticulture, Pre & Post harvest of Potatoes & Onions, Export Potential and International Marketing.

SPECIALIZATION: Research, Management, Business.

TOTAL SERVICE EXPERIENCE : 25 yrs.

Dr. Ashok K. Yadav

Dr. Ashok K. Yadav

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION : Ph.D. (Microbiology)

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:

Microbial inputs production technology

  • Fermented designing.
  • Formulation development.
  • Mechanical compost plants setting.
  • Microbial interventions in compost making and value addition.
  • Organic inputs technology development.
  • Organic farm designing and on-farm input management.
  • Development, operationalization and surveillance of organic certification systems including third party certification and Participatory Guarantee Systems.
  • Implementation of regulatory framework for quality control of organic and biological inputs.
  • Quality standardization of undefined organic and biological inputs.

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT: Ph.D. (Microbiology)

  • Successfully promoted the concept of biofertilizers and ensured development of biofertilizer industry in the country which is now one of the largest microbial input producers in the world.
  • Successfully designed instrumentation especially the fermenters of capacities ranging from 10 lit to 2500 lit, which are now being used by many production facilities.
  • As Director NCOF ensured the expansion of area under organic farming, which was increased 30 folds during seven years of tenure as Regional Director and Director.
  • Instrumental in installation of internationally recognized organic certification system in the country.
  • Single handedly conceptualized, designed and launched a farmer group centric certification system known as PGS-India in the country.
  • Standardized more than 24 organic and biological inputs for quality standards with necessary testing protocols. Out of them 12 inputs have already been brought under Fertilizer Control Order.
  • Developed more than 21 organic input formulations for adoption by farmers on- farm or by industry.

TOTAL SERVICE EXPERIENCE: 32 yrs.

Dr. R. C. Chaudhary

Horticulture Produce Management Institute

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION : Ph. D. Plant Breeding, Agra, India.

POSITION HELD IN PAST:

  • Chief Technical Advisor: FAO Yangon, Myanmar
  • Project Manager: GCP/MYA/EC,UN,JPN projects
  • Global Coordinator: INGER IRRI, Philippines
  • Plant Breeder: IRRI, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Rice Production Specialist: World Bank project, Kaduna, Nigeria

SPECIALIZATION: Project planning , Implementation & general operation, Impact Evaluation & Monitoring, Teaching, Agricultural Technology.

TOTAL SERVICE EXPERIENCE: 42 yrs.

OTHER ENGAGEMENTS: Chairman PRDF, Gorakhpur, India

PUBLICATION:

  • Books & Bulletins: 31, Research papers: 169, Popular technical articles: 56

Mr. S.C. Malik

Mr. S.C. Malik

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION : M.Tech Dairy Technology Passed in 1976 from National Dairy Research Institute Karnal Haryana.

BUSINESS ENGAGEMENTS:

  • 1972-73 worked as Shift Incharge in M/s Indodan Dairies Ltd.-Muzaffarnagar.
  • 1973-74 worked as Incharge Milk Chilling Centre Ludhiana with Milk Fed Punjab.
  • 1976-1986 as Quality Control Officer in Mother Dairy Delhi.
  • 1986 Till Now Managing Director of Nutech Dairy Engineers (P) Ltd. 34, HDIISC, Food Park, Saha, Ambala ,Haryana.
  • Dealing with Consultancy Design, Machinery Manufacturing, Supply Erection Commissioning & Installation of Dairy & Food Processing Industry on Turn-Key Basis.

Dr. Ranvir Singh

Dr. Ranvir Singh

EDUCATION QUALIFICATION: Ph.D. (Horticulture)

POSITION HELD IN PAST:

  • Dean Agriculture (G.B.Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar)
  • Director – Administration & Monitoring (G.B.Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar)
  • Chief General Manager – University Farm (G.B.Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar)

SPECIALIZATION : Teaching, Research and Administration

TOTAL SERVICE EXPERIENCE : 32 yrs.

PUBLICATION (Books):

  • More than 60 research papers and 50 popular articles. Number of students trained 22 Ph.D. and 23 M.Sc.

AWARDS: First Life Time Achievement award by Indian Society of Citriculture

Dr. R.P. Singh

Dr. R.P. Singh

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION : Ph.D

POSITION HELD IN PAST: Professor, G.B. Pant Univ. of Agric. & Tech., Pantnagar - 263145 (Uttarakhand)

TOTAL SERVICE EXPERIENCE : 37 yrs.

OTHER ENGAGEMENTS:

  • Research Advisor Committee, Directorate of Mushroom Research, Solan (HP).
  • Vice-President Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology.

INITIATIVES AND AWARDS:

  • Initiated and Established Mushroom Research and Training Centre at the G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar Uttrakhand, India.
  • Awarded P.R. Verma award of Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology (2000 & 2006).

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Books: 2, Chapter: 10

Dr. P.C. Gupta

Dr. P.C. Gupta

EDUCATION QUALIFICATION: Ph.D. (Agronomy).

POSITION HELD IN PAST:

  • Dean, College of Agribusiness Management, G.B. Pant University of Agric. & Tech. Pantnagar.
  • Director, Training & Placement, G.B. Pant University of Agric. & Tech. Pantnagar.

SPECIALIZATION : Research, Management, Business.

TOTAL SERVICE EXPERIENCE : 37 yrs.

PUBLICATION (Books):

  • Gupta, P.C. and O’Toole, J.C. 1986. Upland Rice: A Globe Perspective: International Rice Research Institute. Los Banos, Philipines. PP. 360.
  • Gupta, P.C. and O’Toole, J.C. 1984. Performance Objective: Upland Rice Training Course. International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos, Philipines. PP. 258.
  • Gupta, P.C. and Agrawal, R.L. 1978. Beej Karyaki and Parikshan (Hindi). G.B.P.U.A. & T., Pantnagar. PP. 104.

Dr. S. K. Bhatnagar

Dr. S. K. Bhatnagar

EDUCATION QUALIFICATION: Ph. D. from B.H.U. in 1981.

POSITION HELD IN PAST: Professor of Biotechnology, College of Biotechnology, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology, Meerut.

SPECIALIZATION: Research / Teaching / Editor.

PUBLICATION:

  • More than 80 research papers in national and international journals and published/edited 10 books

OTHER ENGAGEMENTS:

  • Founded an International “Society For Plant Research” in 1988
  • Publishing an International research journal VEGETOS as Editor in Chief with NAAS rating of 6.2
  • Interest in Fields of molecular biotechnology, environment, green energy through algae, bio-agents and hydroponics

TOTAL SERVICE EXPERIENCE: 34 yrs.

Dr. V.P Singh

Dr. V.P Singh

EDUCATION QUALIFICATION: Ph.D. in Agronomy from Banaras Hindu University Varanasi, U.P, India (1982).

POSITION HELD: Agriculture & Agricultural Extension Expert/Lucknow, Department of Irrigation Government of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow.

SPECIALIZATION : Teaching and Research .

EXPERIENCE : 25 yrs.

PUBLICATIONS: Research Paper 21 , Manuals 05 , Popular Articles 10.

Dr P.G. Biswas

Dr P.G. Biswas

EDUCATION QUALIFICATION: Ph.D. (Agricultural Economics).

POSITION HELD IN PAST: Dy. Director (Technical) and Joint director (Technical) in Vice-Chancellor’s Technical Cell

SPECIALIZATION: Handling statistical data and programming in FORTRAN language and more than 10 years working and teaching experience in COBOL, DBASE, FOXBASE , UNIFY, C and ORACLE, DEVELOPER 2000 and Visual Basic.

PUBLICATION:

  • Users manual and FORTRAN programmes for Selection Index Procedures in Animal Breeding Research. Co-authored with Dr. A.K. Banerjee
  • Published 20 Research Papers

OTHER ENGAGEMENTS:

  • CEO: Society for ICT Innovation; G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology Pantnagar-263145, India

TOTAL SERVICE EXPERIENCE: 36 yrs.

Dr. B.K. Srivastava

Dr. B.K. Srivastava

EDUCATION QUALIFICATION: Ph.D. (Horticulture).

POSITION HELD IN PAST: Professor of Vegetable Science, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture Tech. Pant Nagar, Uttarakhand.

SPECIALIZATION : Research, Administrative and Teaching.

PUBLICATION: Research Paper – 60, Popular article-45; Book chapter -6.

Dr. R. S. Sachan

Dr. R. S. Sachan

EDUCATION QUALIFICATION: Ph.D. (Soil Sci. & Agrc. Chemistry).

POSITION HELD IN PAST: Professor of Soil Science, from G.B. Pant Univ. of Agric. & Tech., Pantnagar, Uttarakhand.

SPECIALIZATION: Teaching/Research/Extension.

TOTAL SERVICE EXPERIENCE: 35 yrs.

PUBLICATIONS: Papers 166 Books 4.

Dr. T.S. Dwivedi

EDUCATION QUALIFICATION: Ph.D. (Plant Pathology).

POSITION HELD IN PAST: Professor, College of Agribusiness Management, G.B. Pant University of Agril. & Tech., Pantnagar.

BOOKS:

  • Perspective in phytopathology, today tomorrows.printers publishers, new Delhi 1989, 523 pgs. (editor).

BULLETING:

  • Disease controlling potential of some fungicides in soil as affected by physicochemical biological properties.
  • Prepared 1st manual of rural work experience.

Ms. Anupma Yadav

Ms. Anupma Yadav

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION: M.A. (History)

POSITION HELD IN PAST: Secretary – Horticulture Produce Management Institute

SPECIALIZATION: Agribusiness

TOTAL SERVICE EXPERIENCE : 20 yrs.

OTHER ENGAGEMENTS: Chairperson–SOCH “Sai organization of Creative Help”.

Mr. Pranav Jha

Mr. Pranav Jha

EDUCATION QUALIFICATION: MBA (Marketing Management)

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:

  • Strategise and execution of business plan.
  • New business opportunity mapping and doing a feasibility study of the same.
  • Sales management and business development in the region.
  • Man power management and deployment.
  • Planning and executing below the line activities for the region.
  • Monitoring flow of stock from Company to C&F to Distributor to Retailers.

OTHER ENGAGEMENTS IN PAST:

  • Carlson Wagonlit Travels (A Carlson group Company) Manager (Franchise Partner).
  • Fortis Health world Ltd. (Now Religare wellness) Noteworthy Contributions as Area Manager (Sales & Operation).
  • TTK Healthcare Ltd. (Consumer Product Division) Noteworthy Contributions as Area Sales Manager.

PRESENT ENGAGEMENT: Greenberry Healthcare India Pvt. Ltd. as Head-Operations and Strategy and advisor on the other business activity of the group.

TOTAL SERVICE EXPERIENCE: 12 yrs.