Technical Team

Our qualified and experienced professionals form the core of our business, whether it be land acquisition, farm management, operations or marketing.

Under the able guidance and mentorship of Dr. D.P.S. Verma, well regarded, eminent and a global personality in the field of agricultural sciences, our team strives to keep up to our commitment of quality, safety and profitability, to make this unique endeavor a win-win proposition for all stakeholders.

A brief introduction of our main team members is provided here below:

Dr. Desh Pal S. Verma

(Chief Technical Advisor)

World Renowned Scientist and Former Professor of Molecular Genetics, and Plant Biology at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Education

Dr. D P S Verma did his B.Sc and M.Sc from Agra University (India), his Ph.D. in Plant Science (Physiology and Biochemistry) from University of Western Ontario (Canada), and later Post-doctoral Fellowship from Cancer Institute, Fox Chase Philadelphia (USA)

Experience

Professor in Molecular Genetics / Biology since 1988, Dr, Verma has a versatile career spanning over three decades in the field of plant and molecular biology in US and Canada, holding important posts in various Universities and International Societies.

Honors and Awards

  • Chairman, Technical Advisory Committee on Secondary Agriculture, Planning Commission of India (2006-2008)
  • Fellow of the Third World Academy of Sciences, Italy (Elected 2003)
  • Honorary Doctorate of Science, Universite de Picarde, France (1996)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a Member of the Academy of Sciences, Canada (elected 1986)
  • Included in the International Directory of Distinguished Leadership, ABI, USA (1986)
  • Cited in Who’s Who in Frontiers of Science and Technology in North America (1986)
  • Canadian Pacific Scholar, Agricultural Biotechnology (1985-1986)
  • C.D. Nelson Award of the Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists (1984)
  • E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellow, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) (1981-83)

Publications

Dr. Verma has published almost 200 original Research papers, besides editing 11 books, and has been invited for over 200 lectures around the World.

Consultant

  • Monsanto, DuPont, Enzone, Allied Chemicals – USA
  • Allelix – Canada
  • JK Agrigenetics, Avesthagen, Matrix Labs – India

Rajesh Kumar Yadav

(Advisor – Operations)

Agro professional since last 18 years, Rajesh Kumar Yadav has been instrumental in successfully running of V-Grow Agrotech, a company based in cultivation, processing and marketing of various Aloe Vera products.

Holding an MBA degree from Kurukshetra University, Haryana, Mr. Yadav has a penchant for selecting the right plant mix as per the topography and soil of the area, planning operations for timely sowing, managing and harvesting the crop, and finally harness sales channels for getting maximum price of the yield.

A native of Haryana, with family values firmly rooted in Agriculture, Rajesh is by heart dedicated and enthusiastic in taking up new challenges, and making them work with a high degree of perfection and precision.

Suresh Sharma

(Sr. Manager – Site Operations)

With an experience of over 15 years, Suresh takes care of implementation of all work on various sites of Prium Agro, including land preparation, farm management, and finally harvesting the crop, in accordance with company’s plan and policies.

An alumnus of Swami Keshawanand Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner, Suresh is a hands on manager, who inspires his juniors as well as farm workers for adhering to stringent standards for reducing costs and attaining high yields.

Saurabh Tyagi

(Sr. Manager – Site Operations)

Graduated from the prestigious CCS University, Hisar, with B.Sc. Agriculture (Hons), Saurabh is the perfect person for implementing latest techniques through scientific procedures and technical outlook, to actually realise Prium’s objective of ‘from Cultivation to Consumer’.

With a field experience of over 18 years in various capacities, Saurabh has the right exposure in modern day farming, more in the field of specialised crops, and works with great passion and dedication, aptly called the backbone of the company.