Prof. VPS Arora
Dr. VPS Arora is highly acclaimed educationist and administrator, having served as Director and Registrar, G B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, and later as Vice Chancellor, Shri Venkateshwara University, Uttar Pradesh and Vice Chancellor, Supertech University, Uttarakhand. Dr. Arora is nationally known for his contribution to the field of agribusiness management as Dean, College of Agribusiness Management, G B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. Under his leadership CABM scaled to new heights and became amongst one of India’s most prestigious agribusiness schools.
Dr S M Ilyas
Dr. SM Iliyas is highly acclaimed scientists, educationist and administrator, having served as Director, Central Institute of Post Harvest Management, Ludhiana, Vice Chancellor, NDUAT, Faizabad and Director, National Academy of Agriculture Research Management. He was instrumental in establishing PGP in Agribusiness program at NAARM.
Dr. HS Gupta
Dr. HS Gupta has served ICAR system in various capacities for a period of 40 years, including as Director of Indian Agriculture Research Institute and last as the Director General, Borlaug Institute for South Asia. Highly acclaimed researcher, adminisitrator and academician, Dr. Gupta is a national authority in agriculture sector.
Dr. M. Moni
Dr. M. Moni is global authority on ICT in agrculture. He is Director of the Centre for e-Governance at Shobhit Univeristy and Chairman of ICFA Working Group on ICT. Has served Government of India in various capacities, including as DG, NIC and is principal architect of the application of ICT in agriculture. He has also taught at various management colleges.
Mr. RC Gupta is a management authority, having taught management subjects at JP Institute and various others. He has got strong industry and management exposure, having served as Deputy Director General, Fertiliser Associaiton of India and before that IFFCO in various capacities for a period of 25 years. Mr. Gupta brings ISAB a fine blend of industry and academic experience.
Mr. KS Thyagarajan is the Advisor in BASF India Limited, a global giant in crop protection and chemical products. He has served for almost 35 years in the industry at various positions, handling the funcitons of marketing, sales, corporate maagement, policy and Government affairs and product development functions.
Mr. Randhawa has more than thirty years of experience in agricultural organizational management in various capacities such as Secretary, Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board, New Delhi, Registrar, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi (Deemed University) and Joint Director in the Ministry of Human Resource Development. He teaches courses on human resources in agribusiness, agriculture projects, and recruitments.
Prof. SK Puri
Prof. SK Puri has over 20 years of professional experience in training, academics and management Consultancy for corporate and institutions at national and international levels. Earlier, Prof. Puri served corporate sector at leading organizations like BHEL and TATAs. He teaches courses on Organisation Behaviour, HRM, and Concepts of Management.
Mr. Bhaskar Rao is postgraduate in agribusiness management from Mysore University with Gold Medal having served research, academic institutions and corporate sector for over 22 years. He has strong global experience of international trade practices and policy issues, having handled projects on Global GAP, HACCP, BRC, LEAF Marque, SEDEX etc. and worked on the concepts of “from farm to fork” specializing in value chain management in food and agriculture sector.
Dr. Kaushik Basu
Dr. Kaushik Basu has over 13 years experience in commodity finance, rural finance and agribusiness advisory, agribusiness projects and consultancy across corporate and not-for-profit organizations. He has a Ph.D in Dairy Economics from National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal and PGPAJMC from MANAGE, Hyderabad. He has served Yes Bank and German Development Organisation, GIZ at different levels.
Dr. Sucheta Arora
Dr. Sucheta Arora is Ph.D in agriculture communication from GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar. She has worked with National Centre for Organic Agriculture, few Corporates and ICFA at Director level. She has brilliant acadmic and work background to bring to the advantage of ISAB as core faculty member
Dr. Priyanka Sarkar
Dr. Priyanka Sarkar is the Ph.D in Biotechnology with a postgraduate diploma in management, having served Department of Biotechnology and ICAR in national projects, besides corporate sector in the capcity of Vice President. She has fine mix of academic, research, policy, management and industry exposure.
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