Board of Directors

Members on a mission to empower Indian Farmers

About Management

The Representative General Body ( RGB) which is the General Body forms the supreme body that guides the various activities of IFFCO. The RGB consists of :

1. Members of the Board of Directors.

2. One delegate from each of the Member Societies holding shares of the value of Rs.100 thousand and above; such delegate shall be as per the provisions of the Multi-State Cooperative Societies Act/Rules as amended from time to time;

3. Delegates to be elected from amongst the representatives of Member-Societies (other than Members holding shares of the value of Rs.100 thousand and above) in each State/ Union Territory at the rate of one delegate for every 200 societies or part thereof. However, the maximum number of such delegates from any State / Union Territory shall not exceed 25. Such elected delegates shall be as per the provisions of the Multi-State Cooperative Societies Act/ Rules amended from time to time.

The Board of Directors of IFFCO carry out all functions as specified under the Multi-state Cooperative Societies Act/Rules. The Board of Directors frame policies, direct the various activities of the Society, and undertake any other activities conducive to overall growth and development of Societies. The Board is headed by the Chairman.

The Managing Director is the Chief Executive of the organisation with responsibilities for general conduct, supervision and management of day to day business and affairs of IFFCO. These directors are assisted by Functional Directors & Senior Executives who are experts in various disciplines.

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Mr. Balvinder Singh Nakai (Chairman)

Mr. Balvinder Singh Nakai is the Chairman of IFFCO. He is an eminent farmer - cooperator who has been deeply involved in providing strength to Indian Cooperative Movement for the last three decades. He is currently the Chairman of Malwa Fruit and Vegetable Cooperative Marketing-cum-Procurement Society Limited. He has earlier served as Vice Chairman of IFFCO for two terms. Being a farmer himself, Mr. Nakai has been instrumental in formulating Farmers oriented policies of IFFCO.

Mr. N. P. Patel (Vice Chairman)

Mr. Natwarlal Pitambardas Patel is the Vice Chairman of IFFCO. Mr. Patel is a distinguished cooperator from India and is associated with the movement for about four decades. He had been involved with the growth and development of IFFCO for a long time. He was a delegate to IFFCO for about three decades and has been on the Board of IFFCO for about 15 years. Mr. Patel held several state and national positions in reputed cooperative societies.

Dr. U. S. Awasthi (M.D & CEO)

A Chemical Engineer from the prestigious Banaras Hindu University. Dr. Awasthi is a world-renowned professional and an authority in the global Chemical fertiliser sector. With nearly 5 decades of experience, Dr. Awasthi has been instrumental in making IFFCO a global leader in fertiliser production. Under his leadership IFFCO has made rapid strides on all fronts and has diversified into several sectors like General Insurance, Rural Telephony, Rural Retail, SEZ amongst others. Besides IFFCO Dr. Awasthi serves on the boards of several Indian and global companies.

Board of Directors

Mr. Prem Chandra Munshi

Mr. Prem Chandra Munshi

Director IFFCO, Adarsh Krishak Sewa Swalambi Sah. Samiti

Address: Distt. Bhojpur, Patna (Bihar)

Mr. Mangi Lal Danga

Mr. Mangi Lal Danga

Director IFFCO, Padu Khurd Gram Sewa Sahakari Samiti Ltd.

Address: VPO: Padu Khurd, Via Padu kalan, Tehsil: Riyan Badi, Distt: Nagaur-341031 (Rajasthan)

Mr. Trimbakrao G. Sirsath,

Mr. Trimbakrao G. Sirsath,

Director IFFCO, Phulambri Vishal VKSS Ltd.

Address: At & PO-Tal. : Phulambri, Distt. Aurangabad - 431111 (Maharashtra)

Mr. Vithalbhai H. Radadia

Mr. Vithalbhai H. Radadia

Director IFFCO, Jam Kandorna, Tal Saha Kharid Vechan Sangh Ltd.

Address: At & Po Jam Kandorna, Tk Jam Kandorna , Distt. Rajkot - 360405 (Gujarat)

Mr. Sheesh Pal Singh

Mr. Sheesh Pal Singh

Director IFFCO, Hapur Kisan Bahuuddeshiya Multi State Coop. Society Ltd.

Address: PO. Hapur, Distt: Ghaziabad - 245101 (Uttar Pradesh)

Mr. Pramod Kumar Singh

Mr. Pramod Kumar Singh

Director IFFCO, Farmers Agri. Business Coop. Society Ltd.

Address: Sai Niwas, 53/11, Rajpur Road, Dehradun - 248001 (Uttarakhand)

Mr. Prahlad Singh

Mr. Prahlad Singh

Director IFFCO, The Gillan Khera Fruit/Veg. Prod. & Mktg. Sah. Samiti Ltd.

Address: Vill. & PO. Gillan Khera, Dt. Fatehabad, Distt - Fatehabad, Haryana

Mr. Simachal Padhy

Mr. Simachal Padhy

Director IFFCO, President, Sree Kapilaswar MPCS Ltd.

Address: R K Street, Radha Kanta Street, At & PO: Purushottampur, Ganjam - 761018 (Orissa)

Mr. K. Srinivasa Gowda

Mr. K. Srinivasa Gowda

Director IFFCO, The Kuduvanahalli Consumer Coop. Society Ltd.

Address: Kuduvanahalli, PO.S.B.Halli, Tk. Kolar, Distt. Kolar - 563101 (Karnataka)

Mr. A. Praveen Reddy

Mr. A. Praveen Reddy

Director IFFCO, Mulkanoor Cooperative Rural Bank & Marketing Society

Address: P.O.: Mulkanoor, Mandal: Bheemadevarapally, Distt: Marimnagar - 505497 (Andhra Pradesh)

Smt. Sukriti Likhi

Smt. Sukriti Likhi

Managing Director

The Haryana State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Ltd. 
Address: HAFED Corp. Building, Sector-5, Panchkula - 134109(Haryana)

Mr. Ramakant Bhargava

Mr. Ramakant Bhargava

Director IFFCO, Chairman, The Madhya Pradesh State Cooperative Marketing Federation Ltd.

Address: Maheshwari Building, Po Jahangirabad, Box No. 10 Bhopal - (Madhya Pradesh)

Dr. (Mrs.) M.N . Kerketta

Dr. (Mrs.) M.N . Kerketta

MD & Authorised Officer

Maharashtra State Cooperative Marketing Federation Ltd.
Address: Kanmoor House, Narsi Natha Street, Masjid Bunder, Mumbai- 400009 (Maharashtra)

Mr. Aditya Yadav

Mr. Aditya Yadav

Director IFFCO, UP Cooperative Federation Ltd.

Address: 32, Station Road, Lucknow - 226001 (Uttar Pradesh)

Dr. M.V. Rao

Dr. M.V. Rao

Managing Director & Special Officer

The West Bengal State Cooperative Marketing Federation Ltd. 
1582, Rajdanga Main Road, PO: Rajdanga, Kolkata - 700107 (West Bengal) 

Mr. Halappa Basappa Achar

Mr. Halappa Basappa Achar

Director IFFCO, President, The Karnataka State Cooperative Marketing Federation Ltd.

Address:No. 8, Cunninghum Road, Distt. Bangalore - 560052 (Karnataka)

Mr. Jarnail Singh Wahid

Mr. Jarnail Singh Wahid

Director IFFCO, Chairman, MARKFED, The Punjab State Cooperative Supply & Marketing Federation Ltd.

Address: "MARKFED HOUSE" 4, Sector- 35 B, Distt- Chandigarh-160022. (Punjab)

Shri Abhay Kumar

Shri Abhay Kumar

Administrator

Rajasthan State Co-operative Marketing Federation Ltd.  
Address: 4, Bhawani Singh Road, Jaipur - 302005 (Rajasthan)

Mr. Kanchi Rama Rao

Mr. Kanchi Rama Rao

Director IFFCO, Andhra Pradesh State Coop Mktg Fed. Ltd.

Address: 5-9-58/B, 7th Floor, Parisram Bhawan, Basheerbagh, Distt: Hyderabad-500029 (Andhra Pradesh)

Dr. B. S. Vishwanathan

Dr. B. S. Vishwanathan

Director IFFCO, Thirthahalli Primary Cooperative Agriculture and Rural Development Bank Ltd.

Address: Shimoga, Karnataka

Mr. Raj Kumar Tripathi

Mr. Raj Kumar Tripathi

Director IFFCO, Purvanchal Agro Mktg. & Proc. Multi State Co-op Society Ltd.

Address: Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh

Mr. Rakesh Kapur

Mr. Rakesh Kapur

Jt. Managing Director & Chief Financial Officer

An ex-IRS Officer and a Mechanical Engineer from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) ,Delhi Mr. Rakesh Kapur joined as Jt. MD and CFO of IFFCO in 2005 before that he served in senior position in the Income Tax Deptt. Of the Govt. of India and several Public Sector Undertakings. A Post Graduate in Management, Mr. Kapur is on the Board of several companies including various IFFCO's subsidiaries like IFFCO Kisan Special Economic Zone (IKSEZ), Nellore and IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Limited (IKSL).

Mr. K. L. Singh

Mr. K. L. Singh

Director (Technical)

A Mechanical Engineering from Bihar College of Engineering, Patna, Mr. Singh has over 3 decades of experience in the fertiliser sector. He has wide experience in Project Planning, Construction, Operation and Maintenance at various levels. He joined IFFCO in the year 1979 in the Phulpur Unit (Allahabad). Before joining IFFCO, he was associated with Bokaro Steel Limited and Bhilai Steel Plant in various capacity's and was instrumental in the success of the JIFCO project in Jordan.

Mr. R. P. Singh

Mr. R. P. Singh

Director HR & Legal

A Master in (Labour and Social Work) from Patna University, and PG Diploma in Social Sciences from Govt of Bihar with about 40 years of professional experience Mr. Singh has been with IFFCO for about 20 years. At IFFCO, he has been instrumental in evolving HR policies of the organisation, engaged in finalizing long-term settlements with Unions, implementation and due diligence of various mergers and quisitions amongst others. Besides IFFCO Mr. Singh serves on the board of Edelweiss-Tokio Life Insurance Company Ltd., PHD Chamber of Commerce , IFFCO-MC Crop Science Pvt. Ltd., IFFCO E-Bazar Ltd, Kisan International Trading , Dubai, Indian Council of Arbitration, etc.

Mr. A. Roy

Mr. A. Roy

Marketing Director

Mr. Roy holds a B.Tech Chemical Engineering and a M.Tech degree in Petrochemicals from IIT, Kharagpur. He is responsible for planning and distribution of fertiliser through a vast network of Cooperative Societies spanning across the country. Prior to joining IFFCO in 1986, Mr. Roy had worked at Nangal and Sindri Units of FCI Ltd. in Production and Technical Services Deptt. for about 11 years. He serves on various IFFCO associates and subsidiaries.

Mr. Manish Gupta

Mr. Manish Gupta

Director (Strategy & Joint Venture)

An Ex-IRS officer, Mr. Gupta is an alumnus of the prestigious IIT, Delhi and IIM, Kolkata. Before joining IFFCO as a full time director Mr. Gupta served at senior positions in the Govt. of India and its various undertakings. Mr. Gupta has been instrumental in diversification of IFFCO and the restructuring of its several subsidiary companies. Besides IFFCO Mr. Gupta serves as the MD of IFFCO Kisan Bazar Ltd. and serves on the board of various associate and subsidiary companies of IFFCO.

Mr. M. R. Patel

Mr. M. R. Patel

Director (IT Services)

A Chemical Engineer from M.S University Vadodara, Gujarat. Mr. Patel has served IFFCO in different capacities before joining as a full time director on the IFFCO board. He was the Unit Head of the Paradeep and Kandla Units of IFFCO. He. A renowned technocrat with an experience of 39 years Mr. Patel has implemented various challenging projects of energy conservation, structural strengthening, renovation, product quality etc. Widely travelled Mr. Patel has written many articles and is also a keen lover of nature. He is also on the board of IFFCO MC Crop Sciences Ltd.

Mr. A. K. Singh

Mr. A. K. Singh

Director (Cooperative Development & ESP)

A Chemical Engineer from the prestigious Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University. Mr. Singh has been with IFFCO for over 4 decades. He was closely associated in the commissioning of Phulpur and Aonla units. Presently he is associated in Energy Saving Project for improving energy efficiency of Kalol, Phulpur and Aonla Units. A world-renowned chemical engineer Mr. Singh is a member of various technical committees like Ammonia Safety Committee of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers etc.