President - Agri Food and Sustainable Agriculture
President - Jain Irrigation Systems Limited
Dr. Dilip Kulkarni serves as the President of Jain Irrigation's Agri-Food Division where he develops and implements new programs in agriculture and food processing. Also, he oversees the work to build value chain operations with small and medium farmers.
Apart from his role as President of Jain Irrigation, he actively participates in the company's R&D operations and develops linkages with other organizations including public private partnership programs on national and international levels and coordinates the company's activities for strategic policy developments.
Dr. Kulkarni was lecturer of Food Technology at the Institute of Applied Science and Technology at Dharan, Nepal and professor and Head of Food Science and Technology at Marathwada Agricultural University where he established India's first-degree program in Food Technology. Besides, he was a DANIDA Fellow in Denmark, consultant in Indonesia, advisor and visiting professor in Mauritius and visiting professor to the Chinese Academy of Sciences in China. As he has transferred numerous technologies to agro commodity groups, Dr. Kulkarni is an expert on technology transfer and extension for farmers and entrepreneurs.
He has been holding memberships in various committees working on agriculture and food technology issues. Dr. Kulkarni graduated in agriculture, holds a Master's degree in Food Technology and a Ph.D from the Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) in Mysore, India.
Session Date: January 29, 2019
Topic: Challenges of change in the Farming sector
Time: 1100 - 1120 hrs
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