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Senior Leadership team (Advisory Board)

(Chief Advisor of the Advisory board)
  • Ph.D. IIT-D,
  • IAS (Retd.),
  • Vice Chancellor (Retd),
  • National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship & Management (NIFTEM) Plot No. 97, Sector-56, HSIIDC, Indl. Estate, Kundli, Sonepat, Haryana-131028.
  • Tel. No.- 0130-2281001, 2281004, 2281005
Educational Qualification:
  • B. Tech. (Agri. Engg.) degree with a gold medal from MPAU Rahuri,
  • M. Tech. in Agricultural Engineering with distinction from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, PhD in Agricultural Engineering from University of Saskatchewan, Canada with a best thesis award from Canadian Society of Agricultural Engineers
  • Post-Doctoral Research in Extrusion Processing at Washington State University, Pullman, USA
  • Chairman, Benevole Welfare Society for Post-Harvest Technology
  • Chief Technical Advisor to Tanusha Foods & Beverages Ltd Bhopal
  • Former Director, Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering & Technology (CIPHET) (GoI), Ludhiana – 141004 (Punjab)
  • Former Group Director, Technocrats Institute of Technology-MBA, Bhopal (MP)
  • Member, Agriculture Task Force, Govt of MP
  • Member, Agriculture Working Group, Planning Commission, Govt of Chattisgarh
  • Board Member of Indira Gandhi Agri University, Raipur
  • Member, Research Advisory Committee of Several National Institutes in the country.
Educational Qualification:
  • B. Tech. (Ag. Engg.) 1977 M.P.K.V., Rahuri. (M.S.)
  • M. Tech. (Ag. Engg.)(CPE) 1979 IIT, Kharagpur. (W.B.)
  • Ph.D. (Ag. Engg.)(PHFPE) 1993 University of Saskatchewan, Sakatoon. CANADA
  • Dean 2014-2017 Dr. B.S. Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli. (M.S.)
  • Asstt. Ag. Engineer 1979-80 National Seeds Corporation Ltd., New Delhi.
  • Asstt. Professor 1980-1996 M.P.K.V., Rahuri. (M.S.)
  • Associate Professor 1996-2006 M.P.K.V., Rahuri. (M.S.)
  • Visiting Professor 2000-02 Alemaya University, Alemaya. Ethiopia.
  • Professor & Head 2006-2014 Dr. B.S. Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli. (M.S.)
Educational Qualification:
  • Ph D (Entomology) 1979
Experience: Retired Dean Pune agriculture college
  • Assistant Professor  -  10.12.1980   to  30.09.1989
  • Associate Professor  -  01.10.1989  to  01.05.2003
  • Professor    - 02.05.2003  to  28.05.2007
  • Head of Department - 29.06.2007  to  29.11.2010 (Agril Entomology)
  • Director of Research- 30.11.2010  to  06.10.2011 MCAER, Pune
  • Head of Department - 07.10.2011  to  26.11.2012 (Agril Entomology)
  • Associate Dean - 27.11.2012  to 28.02.2014 College of Agriculture Pune.
Educational Qualification:
  • Veterinary science
  • Agriculture Development trust,Baramati (India) April 2006-July 2013
  • Head of division of agriculture Head, policy maker, financial manager and project leader for agricultural extension, projects in agriculture including Transfer of Technology projects, administrator cum advisor for college of agriculture and agricultural farm.
  • Agriculture Development Trust, Baramati(India)1994-2006 Programme coordinator Krishi Manager and project leader for Krishi Vigyan Kendra (agricultural extension centre) and Trainer in Participatory rural appraisalVigyan Kendra
  • Agriculture Development Trust, Baramati (India) 1992-1994 Training associate Veterinary Science Trainer in veterinary science & lecturer in agriculture extension, rural development.
  • Agriculture Development Trust, Baramati (India) 1989-1992 Lecturer in the field of veterinary science for diploma students in veterinary science.
  • Nimbkar Agriculture Research Institute Phaltan(India)1988-1989 Junior research assistant Junior research assistant to conduct research on sheep and goats for fecundity and milk replacer in goat kids