Project Steering Committee Members

Mr. SanjeevAsthana is a recognized leader in Food &Agri business with over 24 years of work experience in India & Internationally. He is currently serving as the Founder and Trustee - National Skills Foundation of India (NSFI)

Mr. ArjunUppal has around 30 years of experience with leading companies of the country, many of whom are engaged with Agri Business. He is currently Vice President Corporate- Affairs at DCM Shriram Consolidated Ltd (DSCL). Earlier he was Head of Agri Business at HariyaliKisaan Bazaar, (a division of DSCL) responsible for Dairy and Seeds Business

Ms. Srivalli Krishnan is with USAID/India' Food Security office as the Project Management Specialist. Prior to this position, Dr Krishnan was with the Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and the Energy and Resources Institute on agriculture climate change and natural resources management for close to five years. Dr Krishnan holds a Ph.D. in agriculture, natural resources management and biotechnology from the TERI University, and a MSc in Plant Sciences from Delhi University.

Ms. Tanusree Banerjee, CFO CII has been associated with CII since last four years. She brings along 13 years of experience in the Financial Sector.  Ms Banerjee is a Chartered Accountant by profession and a system driven person. She has introduced systems and processes in CII’s Financial Management and presently working on lot of new initiatives as well.

Ms. Meetu Kapur has 15 years of experience across Project Management, Operations, Quality and Sustainability in the Agricultural and Financial Services Sector with strong expertise in building strategic partnerships and managing global programs. Currently she is leading leads CII’s Food and Agriculture Vertical, driving policy and reform across the sectors, working with stakeholders across, government, industry, civil society and NGO’s.