Team BAIF

6000+  Scientists, Technical Professionals, Volunteers
5 million farmer families

Board of Management

Mr. Girish Sohani is serving as President, BAIF since 2009. B.Tech. Mechanical Engg., IIT Bombay and MBA, IIM-Ahmedabad. Joined BAIF in 1980; Worked on Rural Livelihoods and Sustainable Development.
Mr. Bharat Kakade is Executive Vice President, BAIF. Masters in Engg.; Joined BAIF in 1992. Specialization in Region specific approaches in NRM, Rural Livelihoods and Sustainable Development.

Dr. Ashok Pande is Group Vice President (Livestock Development). Master’s in Animal Genetics; Associated with BAIF since 1980. Erpertise: Animal Genetics; Livestock Research.

 

Mr. Shrinivas Kulkarni is Group Vice President – Finance. Chartered Accountant. Joined BAIF in 2016.

Mr. Sujit Gijare is Group Vice President (Human Resource and Administration). Joined BAIF in 2015.

Dr. Dilip Shindey is Vice President (Programmes) and Regional Director, Eastern Region. Joined BAIF in 1978.

Mr. Anoop Sinha is Vice President (Programmes) and Regional Director, Northern Region. Joined BAIF in 1985.

 

Mr. Baregal Shivarudrappa Vice President, BAIF; Regional Director, Eastern Region.

Dr. Alok Juneja is Vice President, BAIF; Regional Director, Western Region.

 

Mr. Vijay Deshpande is Vice President, BAIF; Regional Director, Southern Region.

Mr. Shivraj Karvande is Adviser and Secretary. Chartered Accountant. Joined BAIF in 1979.

State / Thematic Heads

Dr. Jayant Khadse
Research Director

Dr. Marimuthu Swaminathan
Programme Director –
Breeding and Genetics

Ms. Pritam Chandak
Executive Finance Director

Dr. Rajashree Joshi
Chief Thematic Prog.Executive – Programmes

Mr. Pramod Takawale
Chief Thematic Prog. Executive – Research

Mr. Balasaheb Pakhare
Chief Thematic Prog. Executive – Construction Tech. & Infra. Mngt.

Mr. R. S. Sharma
Chief Prog. Executive

Mr. J. R. Mori
Chief Prog. Executive

Mr. V. B. Dyasa
Chief Prog. Executive

Mr. L. R. Singh
Chief Prog. Executive

Dr. R. S. Jadhav 
Chief Prog. Executive

Dr. M. K. Shrivastava
Chief Prog. Executive

Mr. P. G. Patil
Chief Prog. Executive

Mr. R. Warrier
Chief Prog. Executive