Udayan AryaChief Executive Officer / Founder Director
He looks after the entire operation, innovation, strategy, and partnerships. With an MBA in Marketing and Finance, he has over 22 years of extensive experience in Brand Strategy, Communication, Marketing, Re-engineering, and Business advisory. He has worked with over 80 international and has earned the repute of an astute strategist, adviser, and orator. He explored alliance in the international organic field and conceptualized agriculture entity that promotes organic farming in India and established Smur Agro Ventures.
K.S. Bains, IAS (Retd.), Padma ShriCHIEF ADVISOR
He is a graduate from IIT Kharagpur and postgraduate for Cambridge, UK. He had topped IPS in 1960 but joined IAS in 1961. He served in various eminent positions including Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Deputy Commissioner in districts of Lahaul and Spiti, Ropar, Ferozepur and Amritsar. He served as Secretary to Govt of Punjab in Departments of Education, Planning, Agriculture, Cooperation, Dairy Development and Animal Husbandry, Fishery, Power, PWD and Irrigation. He was the Vice Chairman of Delhi Development Authority and also served as CEOs of various Central Public Sector Undertakings and has been on boards of Private Sector Corporations. He played the crucial role as Secretary General of 9th Asian Games’1982.
Dr. Bharat Bhushan Tyagi, Padma ShriDirector, Social Organic Integration
Dr. Bharat Bhushan Tyagi is an India farmer, educator and trainer from Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh. He s the doyen of Indian Organic farming. He was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India in 2019. He organises weekly training for farmers has trained over 80,000 farmers. He is also a recipient of Progressive Farmer Award by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. He is a science graduate from Delhi University and has also worked with government associations like National Centre of Organic Farming, International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture (ICCOA), Ministry of Agriculture (India), AFC, and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development. He is the main force behind our ambitious organic rural youth integration programme. His vast experience guides and inspires us in all aspects of our business.
Meghna AryaFOUNDER DIRECTOR
A Senior Consultant and communication specialist, she has extensive experience of over 18 years. She started her career from Advertising field and broadened her horizons by venturing into the field in Capability Building, Training and Research. Wearing multiple hats she has been an admired trainer, with stringent and thorough work ethics. She has been responsible for analyzing, planning and facilitating advisory programs.
Tushar Daulatrao PatilTECHNICAL DIRECTOR
He has phenomenal track record and expertise in organic and residue-free farming, Precision and diagnostic systems, satellite and imaging technology integration. He is also responsible for developing our workflow systems and their integration with products and services. Mr. Tushar has published 2 patents in organic inputs and 4 research publications in reputed international journals. He also presented in many national and international conferences in applied biotechnology and organic farming. His research is actively involved in Digital agriculture, molecular docking, peptide printing, and clean energy solutions.
Dr. Vipin KumarTECHNICAL ADVISOR
Dr. Vipin Kumar is Director at National Innovation Foundation – India, an institution of Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. His research and action Interests are incubation and promotion of inclusive and frugal innovations and outstanding traditional knowledge by way of value addition, intellectual property protection, business development, commercialization, social diffusion, developing open source technologies for generation of employment opportunities for many, reduce cost and/or improve environmental conditions; conservation and prospecting of biodiversity.
George DanielINTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC ADVISOR
George Daniel is an International Economist with more than 20 years of experience in consulting, project management and teaching. With a Masters in Economic Policy Management from Columbia and a Masters in International Economics from the Graduate Institute in Geneva University, his focus has been on promoting and developing solutions for the implementation of sustainable development programs concentrating on energy efficiency and renewable energy projects as well as sustainable agriculture. His area of expertise is in the Economics of Energy Conservation and the Environment and to this end, his core work has been to develop and present financial solutions for the implementation of both energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. He has also written a number of papers on the Green Economy Market potential.
Dr. Navin NainwalINTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC ADVISOR
Dr. Navin Nainwal has Ph.D. in Agriculture with an MBA. He is alumni of PTC+ International the Netherlands and ARO, Israel. He has rich experience of working in global organisations including Japan International Cooperation Agency, Asian Development Bank-JFPR, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, FAO and World Bank. He has written a number of articles, books, and technical literature at the international and national level. He is founder member of Asian Food Safety & Security Association (AFSSA), Bangladesh and General Secretary of Walnut And Nut Fruit Growers Association of India (WANGAI). He has traveled all over the world extensively for various roles and programmes.
Dr. Seyed NikINTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC ADVISOR
Dr. Seyed Nik is an expert in Seed science, Plant nutrition, and Crop physiology. He has a doctorate in plant physiology from the University of Adelaide and an MSc in applied science in agriculture from the University of Western Sydney. In 31 years of an illustrious career, Prof Nik has headed scores of international projects, written dozens of eminent papers and researched extensively in seed technology, environmental resources, plant nutrition, and stress conditions.
Dr. Amit KharkwalTECHNICAL ADVISOR
Dr. Amit is an astute scientist with rich experience in Agricultural Biotechnology including Plant Cell, Tissue, and Hairy Root Culture and Plant Genetic Manipulation and Seed Biology. He earned his doctorate in Conservation of Podophyllum hexandrum Royle and did his masters in Environmental Botany. He is currently working on R&D, formulation, training, and demonstration of novel bio-fertilizers for sustainable agriculture. He has been working on development and commercialization of novel plant promoting fungal root endophytes.
Amit Prakash SinghCHIEF ADVISOR -FINANCE AND LOGISTICS
Amit is an MBA and CA with a lustrous career with over 20 years. He has rich corporate experience at TPG, KPMG, Morgan Stanley, EXL Service, GE Capital. He has worked at various locations in India and the US in finance, logistics and distribution fields. He was also senior management official with Vishal Megamart