KSRM organized a guest talk on 11th August 2021 for the students of MBA (Agribusiness management) under the Agribusiness leader’s talk series.
The speaker for the talk was Mr. Ajeet Chahal, Commercial Lead (Central), BAYER. He has a rich experience across agri input sector for close to three decades. Mr. Chahal worked in different capacities at Bayer Crop Science leading its various divisions. He also started the initiative named as “A for Arize”. He holds a post graduate degree in Agricultural Economics from Govind Ballabh Pant Krishi Evam Praudyogik Vishwavidyalaya.
In his talk , Mr. Ajeet Chahal discussed about hybrid rice in India and the challenges faced by small holder farmers. He talked about the food requirements and farmer’s aspiration for profitability maximization, hybrid rice enhancing yields and ensuring food security. Mr. Chahal then shared about the state wise hybrid rice adoption scenario. He also spoke about Bayer in Hybrid rice, biotic and abiotic stress, the Mother brand campaign i.e. A for Arize and the significance of the projects that he had initiated at Bayer.