Transforming The Food Economy
3-5 November, 2017 | Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India


Dr. Rajesh Chandra Srivastava

Dr. Rajesh Chandra Srivastava

Designation : Additional Director Department of Horticulture & Food Processing

Company : Government of Uttarakhand

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  • After completing his Graduation and P.G.Dip. in F. & V. Tech, Dr Srivastava started his carrier in 1982 as Assistant Food Technonologist, Food Technonologist and Production Manager in various prime institutions in Corporate sector viz. M/s Allahabad Canning Company Birla Gp.) and M/s Times Products Ltd. Kolkata-56 (Birla Gp.), M/s Eastern Fruit Products Pvt. Ltd, Kolkata).
  • He served as General Manager since 1985 to 1990 with M/s- UP State Horticulture Produce Marketing & Processing Corporation Ltd. (HORTIC0).
  • He started his carrier in Department of Horticulture & food Processing Uttarakhand as Division Food Processing Officer in 1992 and served different positions like Deputy Director and Joint Director. He also headed Food Processing Training institute of Department as Principal.
  • Beside this he also served National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED), New Delhi in a senior position 'of Executive Director for a periof of 2 years May 2011 to March 2013) on central deputation.
  • During his posting in Department he served as:
    • Joint Secretary,integrated Horticulture Development Society Uttarakhand.
    • State Nodal Officer of Horticulture in World Bank project "Uttarakhand Diversified
  • Agriculture Support Project(UA DASP).
    • State Nodal Officer of State Nodal Agency (Ministry of Food Processing Industry) and Horticulture Technology Mission (MM-4).
  • He has also participated in 2 International and 13 National TRAINING/WORKSHOP/ SEMINAR.
  • He has successfully completed more than 35 years of service in the integrated Development of Horticulture and Food Processing (which includes Private Sector and Public Sector.
  • Presently he is working in the capacity of Additional Director, Horticulture (Additional HOD) having an additional charge of Chief Executive Officer, Uttarakhand Horticulture Marketing Board Uttarakhand.

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