Sanjeev Kumar Chadha
Topic:& Closing Plenary WEF 2018: Enabling a Better, More Sustainable, More Inclusive, More Tolerant & a More Equitable world For ALL
Award Name:&Leaders of the Decade in Agriculture and Innovation
Timing & Date: DAY 6: Tuesday, 1st May 2018 (6:00 PM-7:00 PM)
Session:& 1M – Plenary
Has assumed charge of the office of the Managing Director, National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NAFED). Has done masters in Zoology and Forestry and has a doctorate in Zoology. He has extensively worked on issues related to conservation and sustainable management of natural resources in the State of Odisha and the Central Government at New Delhi. He has worked in Sectors like Health, Social Development and empowerment of Scheduled Castes and Tribes. He introduced hi-tech horticulture in Odisha and extensively worked with small and marginal farmers and introduced new crops like banana, guava, vegetables, etc., besides working on strengthening the Agri-value chain to increase the returns for the farmers.After a brief stint in Ministry of Defence, he joined NAFED in June 2016 and is striving for financial turnaround of the Organization and building strong interface with farmers of the country in Pulses and Oilseeds Sector.