Governing Council

The affairs of the Institute are managed by a Governing Council, (General body), currently comprising of sixteen members, which includes eminent scientists, leading entrepreneurs and progressive farmers from all parts of the country.

Sl.No.Name and AddressOccupationDesignation
1Sri Samir Somaiya,
Chairman, Godavari Biorefineries Ltd.,
Somaiya Bhavan,
45-47, M.G. Road, P.B.No.384, Fort,
Mumbai – 400 001.
IndustrialistHon. Chairman
2Dr. J.V. Goud,
Sanjay Building, Narayanpur,
Dharwad – 580 008.
Former Vice
Chancellor,
UAS, Dharwad
Member
3Dr. J.H. Kulkarni,
Former Vice Chancellor,
Suggi, Alur Compound,
III Cross, Sadhanakeri,
Dharwad – 580 008.
Former Vice
Chancellor
UAS, Dharwad
Member
4Dr. D.G. Hapase,
Director, Dnyansheel Foundation,
2/14, Krishi Udyog Bhavan,
Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Market Yard,
Gultekdi,
Pune – 411 037.
Agricultural Scientist and ConsultantMember
5Dr. Bakshi Ram,
Director,
Sugarcane Breeding Institute,
Coimbatore – 641 007
Tamil Nadu.
DirectorMember
6Dr. S.K. Shukla,
Project Co-ordinator (AICRP-Sugarcane)
Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research,
Post: Dilkusha,
Rae Bareli Road,
Lucknow – 226 002 (U.P)
Project Co-ordinator (AICRP-Sugarcane)Member
7Dr. R.B. Khandagave,
S. Nijalingappa Sugar Institute,
CTS, 4125/1B,
Ganeshpur Road, LaxmiTek,
Belgaum – 590 009.
Karnataka
DirectorMember
8Dr. U. Srinivasa,
Head, Mechanical Division,
Indian Institute of Science,
Bengaluru – 560 012
Retd. ProfessorMember
9Dr. V.C. Patil, Director,
K.J. Somaiya Institute of Applied
Agricultural Research,
Sameerwadi – 587 316
Tal: Mudhol, Dist: Bagalkot
Director, KIAARMember-Secretary
10Dr. K.A. Kulkarni,
Jnanajyot, Kabbur Road,
Malamaddi,
Dharwad – 580 007
Former Registrar
UAS, Dharwad,
Member
11Sri Rajju Shroff,
United Phosphorus Ltd., (UPL),
UNIPHOS HOUSE, MADHU,
PARK, 11th Road, Khar (W),
Mumbai – 400 052
IndustrialistMember
12Sri Raju Barwalle,
Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Co. Ltd.,
Mhyco, Resham Bhavan, 4th Floor,
8, Veernariman Road,
Mumbai – 400 020.
IndustrialistMember
13Dr. T.V. Sreenivasan,
Sugarcane Breeding Institute,
FAO/AEA Sugarcane Expert,
11, Bhuvaneswari Nagar,
Dr. Ambedkar Road,
Coimbatore – 641 025
Tamil Nadu.
Former DirectorMember
14Sri V.M. Bakshi,
Bakshi Sadan,
Ward No. 1,
Mudhol - 587 313
Dist: Bagalkot.
Progressive FarmerMember
15Sri S.R. Byakod,
Sneha Krishi,
Vasvi Complex, Mudhol Road,
Mahalingpur – 587 312
Tal: Mudhol, Dist: Bagalkot.
Progressive FarmerMember