General Body Members

Mr. Amol Dive

Manager, Research and Development (R&D), GBL

Dr. Amol Patwardhan

Professor at K J Somaiya College

Smt. Amrita Somaiya

Trustee of K J Somaiya Trust and K J Somaiya Medical Trust and Team Governing Board – SVU

Mr. Anuj Sharma

Scientist – GBL (Agriculture/Forestry)

Balachandra Bakshi

Executive Director of Godavari Biorefineries

Dr (Mrs) Becky Thomas

Director, Research Promotion, Somaiya Institute for Research and Consultancy

Dr. Chetana Patil

Joint Director of Agriculture Bagalkot

Dr. Chinmay Khanolkar

Assistant Professor at KJSIEI

Mr. Deepak Sahu

Dean, Research Development & Consultancy of KJISIET

Dr. Douglas Buhler

Director of MSU AgBioResearch &
Assistant Vice President of Research and Innovation, MSU, Michigan, USA

Dr. Faiyaz A Khudsar

Scientist - Biodiversity Parks Programme at CEMDE, Delhi

Lt. Gen Ramesh Halagali

Director General of Military (Retired Lt. Gen- Training Commander Infantry Brigade)

Dr. Gonalo Amarante Guimares Pereira

Institute of Biology Department of Genetics, Evolution and Bioagents, Brazil

Dr. Hariram Chavan

Senior Professor at KJSCE

Jacinta George

Assistant Professor at KJSSC

Dr. Jose Antonio Bressiani

Agronomy Director (BioCelere), Granbio

Mr. Kallappa Yalladagi

Progressive Farmer

Dr. Karim Maredia

Director of International Programs in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) and Senior Global Scholar Professor and Senior Associate to the Dean at CANR at Michigan State University (MSU), USA.

Mr. Kartik Ramesh Patel

Assistant Professor in Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engg. SVU

Dr. Kashinath Patil

Professor at KJSCE

Dr. Larry Walker

Director for Godavari Biorefineries Inc & Governing Board of Academic Council, SVU

Dr. Ninad Mehendale

Associate Professor at KJSCE

Mr. Parth Bapat

Heads the Somaiya Center for Experiential Learning (SCEL)

Dr. Paul Zorner

Chief Agronomist of Locus Agricultural Solutions.Chairman of the Governing Board of the Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition. USA

Dr. R. B. Khandagave

Director S. Nijalingappa Sugar Institute Belgaum

Shri. Samir S. Somaiya

Chairman & Managing Director, Godavari Biorefineries Ltd. and Chairman KIAAR

Mr. Shanul L. Pagar

R & D Manager, Godavari Biorefineries Limited, Sakarwadi

Dr. Sangeeta Srivastava

Executive Director, GBL

Mr. Suhas Godage

General Manager, Distillary Unit, GBL, Sameerwadi

Mrs. Shyamal S. Virnodkar

Assistant Professor at KJSCE

S. N. Bableshwar

Former Director (Works), GBL, Sameerwadi

Dr. Udipi Shrinivasa

Retired Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Dr. Umesh Shinde

Dean, Research Development & Consultancy of KJISIET

Dr. Vijay Kumar P. Kanavi

Assistant General Manager for Corporate Social Responsibility, Chief Coordinator with the Help a Child Project.

Dr. Vilas A. Tonapi

Director ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) Hyderabad

V.V. Joshi

Executive Director, GBL