Professional Distinctions

  • Founder & President, The Institute for Natural Resources (Think Tank in Agriculture and Natural Resources).
  • Fellow, NMML, Nehru Museum Memorial & Library, Ministry of Culture, Govt of India, New Delhi (2021 till date).
  • International Climate Change Expert, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) (2021 till date).
  • National Expert, Indo-German Co-opration On Agriculture Market Development (2022)
  • Consultant, Asian Development Bank (2021).
  • Subject Matter Expert, NABCONS, NABARD (2021 till date).
  • CMD, Flory Agro Exports LLP (2021 till date).
  • Technical Expert/Auditor, Bureau Veritas (2021 till date).
  • Startup India Mentor, Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Govt of India (2021 till date).
  • Member, IndGap Technical Committee, Quality council of India (Ministry of Commerce and Industries) (2020 till date).
  • Adviser, Agriculture Development Trust (2020-2021).
  • Agricultural Export Policy Consultant, Ministry of Commerce and Industries (APEDA), Govt of India (2019-2020).
  • Adviser, Gramin Vikas Trust (2021).
  • Startup Mentor, AIC-RMP (2021).
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Pune (2016-2019).
  • Director, Manhaday Consultant Pvt Ltd, Mumbai (2018 till date).
  • Independent Consultant (2014-2016).
  • Adviser, Center for Village Sustainable Development, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics Pune (2022).
  • Visiting Faculty. Indian Institute of Horticulture Research, Banglore, (2022)
  • Visiting Faculty, VAMNICOM, Pune, (2022)
  • Intellectual Property Right in Agriculture Committee Member, Shivaji University, Kolhapur (2022)
  • Member, Drought Action Network, Bayer (2021 till date).
  • Member, Research Group on Management of Innovation and Technology (GEITEC) of the Federal University of Rondônia (UNIR), Brazil (2021 till date).
  • Empaneled Mentor, Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (Ministry of Skill Development) (2020 till date).
  • Startup Mentor, Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur (2021 till date).
  • Member, Agriculture Committee, Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce Industry & Agriculture,
  • Invited expert, Committee of Right to Food and Nutrition of National Human Right Commission, Govt of India (2020).
  • Empaneled expert, Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services, Switzerland (2020 till date).
  • Expert Member, African Cashew Alliance, Ghana (2020 till date).
  • Member, Global Land Development Programme (2021 till date).
  • Board Member, National Committee on Agricultural Startup of Indian Council of Food and Agriculture, New Delhi (2018-2019).
  • Freelance Writer, Endau India (ETV Bharat Group) (2018 till date).
  • Independent Consultant, Frontier Growth Advisors Pvt Ltd (2017-18).
  • Consultant, National Agriculture and Food Analysis and Research Institute, Pune (2018- 2020).