Dr. Shakti Ranjan Panigrahy has been working as Assistant Professor in Department of Agribusiness Economics and Policy since December 2013. He holds a master degree in Agribusiness Management from Chaudhury Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. He has cleared UGC (NET) in Management (2012), ICAR (NET) in Agribusiness Management (2013) and SRF with Fellowship in Agribusiness Management (2014). Dr Panigrahy had served in Fishery & Animal Resource Department, Government of Odisha for almost six years as Veterinary Assistant Surgeon. He has five research paper, eight popular articles in his subject area of Agribusiness. His maiden book, “Objective Agribusiness Management” is also circulating in the market. This book will be his second venture in this segment for the academician, researchers and upcoming entrepreneurs.
Dr. Sanjiv Kumar is working as Scientist in ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural
Research Management, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad. He started his career in 2008 as
Assistant Manager (Agribusiness division) in IDBI Bank and after a year moved to
academics and joined International Agribusiness Management Institute, Anand Agricultural
University as Assistant Professor and served there for six years. In 2015 he
joined ICAR-NAARM as scientist. He has done MBA (Agribusiness) from Faculty of
Management Studies-Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi after completing B.V.Sc
and A.H. from Ranchi Veterinary College, Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi,
Jharkhand. He has qualified ICAR-NET in Economics and Agricultural Business Management.
He has been awarded ICAR-SRF (PGS) with fellowship in the discipline of
Agricultural Business Management. His teaching and research areas include Operations
Research, Operations Management, Agri Supply Chain Management. He has
more than 10 research papers in national and international journals of repute. He has
also acted as a resource person in various Training Programmes, besides handling a
Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, (Government of India
Dr. Ritambhara Singh is working as Assistant Professor in Department of Agribusiness
Economics and Policy, since December 2013. She holds a masters and doctorate degree
in Agricultural Economics from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology.
Post Ph. D., she has nine years of professional experience in various capacities, with
organizations of repute. She was Agricultural Specialist at the Foreign Agricultural
Service-U. S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Embassy, New Delhi (her profile covered
work on WTO SPS/TBT issues, India food safety laws, and livestock, dairy and
poultry sectors). Prior to her arrival in New Delhi, she worked as a Research Associate
for Advanced Biofuels USA in Frederick, Maryland-USA, working on second and
third stage biofuels. She has also worked for more than three years as a senior analyst
(Division of Economic Analysis and Publications) at the Multi Commodity Exchange
of India Limited in Mumbai and also as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the
Indian Agricultural Research Institute - New Delhi. She has also served as consultant
industry groups. Dr. Singh is also a member of the Agricultural and Applied Economics
Association (USA) and life member of the Indian Society of Agricultural Economics
(India). She has several academic and industrial publications to her credit.