Committee Against Smuggling and Counterfeiting Activities Destroying the Economy

Mr . R G Agarwal

R.G. Agarwal, Group Chairman, Dhanuka Agritech Limited is A Man Of Vision, Business Acumen, Leadership, And Has A Passion To Serve The Cause Of Farming Community.

Under his dynamic stewardship, the Dhanuka Group has attained a distinct place as a leading Agritech Business House in the country, with interests in Crop Protection, Spray Technology, Pharmaceuticals, etc. He is a strong believer for making available all crop care inputs and services under one roof, and is advocating Dhanuka Kheti Ki Nai Takneek through its many extension activities. The Group had been the first to join hands with the Government of Madhya Pradesh in 2001 for Agricultural Extension Management in Hoshangabad district under Public-Private Partnership.

Mr. Agarwal also has taken initiative and is pioneer in sponsoring the channel partners of Dhanuka to DAESI (Diploma in Agricultural Extension Services for Agri- Input Dealers) programme in collaboration with Navsari Agricultural University (Gujarat) , Anand Agricultural University and MANAGE Hyderabad. Such extension trainings imparted to the Agri-Input Dealers will go a long way in promoting the right use technology of crop protection.

Recognizing the importance of Research and Development for growth of a Corporate House, he has established Dhaunka Agriculture Research Centre, which is recognized by the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, and Dhanuka Chaupal at Gurgaon.

Agarwal is a widely known personality in the Crop Protection Chemical Industry, Agricultural Research Institutes and Farming Community and was Chairman of the Crop Care Federation of India (Erstwhile Pesticides Association of India) for over four years and also earlier as its Vice Chairman. He was the President Emeritus of Haryana Pesticides Manufacturers Association and also on Executive Committee of Pesticides Manufacturers & Formulators Association of India for many years.

In view of his very distinct contributions for the uplifting of farmers, and the society at large, Agarwal is the recipient of several coveted awards, to name a few: National Safety Award – 3 times; Quality Excellence Award in 1992; Swatantrata Swaraj Jayanti Udyog Vibhushan Award in 1999; and Rajat Jayanti Award in 2000 and Agriculture Leadership Award. He is also pursuing many social and
religious activities for the benefit of the society.