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 (Managing Director & 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. Dileep Sanghani

Mr. Dileep Sanghani

Vice-Chairman IFFCO, Gujarat State Co-operative Marketing Federation Ltd.

Address: 49, Shrimali Society, Sahkar Bhavan,Opposite Navrangpura Police Station, Navrangpura,AHMEDABAD - 380 009. (Gujarat)

Mr. Prem Chandra Munshi

Mr. Prem Chandra Munshi

Director IFFCO, Adarsh Krishak Sewa Swawlambi Sahkari Samiti Ltd.

Address: Vill Bhawantola, Khawaspur, BL Bahuhara, Ara Sadar, Distt – Bhojpur, Bihar – 802157. /p>

Mr. Mangi Lal Danga

Mr. Mangi Lal Danga

Director IFFCO, Indian Agriculture Marketing Cooperative Ltd

Address: Jaipur 60, Everest Vihar, Opp. – OM Hotel, Nirman Nagar, Distt. – Jaipur, Rajasthan – 302019.

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, 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. 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.

Address: 1582, Rajdanga Main Road, PO: Rajdanga, Kolkata - 700107 (West Bengal) 

Mr. M. Devender Reddy

Mr. M. Devender Reddy

Director IFFCO, Konapur Pry. Agrl. Cooperative Society

Address: Konapur, Via – Nizampet Mandal, Ramayanpet, Distt, Medak, Telangana – 502102.

Mr. Balvir Singh

Mr. Balvir Singh

Director IFFCO, Adarsh Krishi Vipran Sahakari Samiti Ltd.

Address: Jewan, Tal : Puwayan, Sahajahanpur, Uttar Pradesh – 242401.

Mr. Abhay Kumar

Mr. Abhay Kumar

Administrator,Rajasthan State Co-operative Marketing Federation Ltd.

Address: 4, Bhawani Singh Road, Jaipur - 302005 (Rajasthan)

Ms. Sadhana Laxmanrao Jadhav

Ms. Sadhana Laxmanrao Jadhav

Director IFFCO, Krushisadhna Mahila Shetmal Utpadak Kharedi Vikri V. Prakriya Sah. Sanstha Mydt

Address: Vinchur, TK, Niphad, Distt, Nashik, Maharashtra – 422305.

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. Amit Pratap Singh

Dr. Amit Pratap Singh

Director IFFCO, Vaishpura (Lahar) Seva Shah. Sanstha Maryadid

Address: Bhathpura, Tal Lahar, Distt, Bhind, Madhya Pradesh – 477445.

Mrs. Swati Meena Naik

Mrs. Swati Meena Naik

Managing Director, The Madhya Pradesh State Cooperative Marketing Federation Limited,

Address: Kisan Bhavan, Jahangirabad, Bhopal-462008.

Mr. R. Ramachandran

Mr. R. Ramachandran

Director IFFCO, Krushisadhna Mahila Shetmal Utpadak Kharedi Vikri V. Prakriya Sah. Sanstha Mydt.

Address: Maliyadipalayam, Sulur TK, Distt, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu – 641669.

Mr. Amarjit Singh Samra

Mr. Amarjit Singh Samra

Director IFFCO, The Punjab State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited

Address: “MARKFED HOUSE” 4, Sector – 35 B, Chandigarh-160 022

Mr. Raj Kumar Tripathi

Mr. Raj Kumar Tripathi

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

Address: Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh

Dr. M. N. Rajendra Kumar

Dr. M. N. Rajendra Kumar

Director IFFCO, The Karnataka State Cooperative Marketing Federation Limited

Address: No.8, Cunninghum Road, BANGALORE - 560 052 (Karnataka)

Mr. Jayeshbhai V. Radadia

Mr. Jayeshbhai V. Radadia

Director IFFCO, Jam Kandorana Tal Saha Kharid Vechan Sangh Ltd

Address: Jam Kandorana, TK Jam Kandorana, Distt – Rajkot, Gujarat – 360405

Mr. Halappa Basappa Achar

Mr. Halappa Basappa Achar

Director IFFCO, Masab Hanchinal Primary Agri. Coop. Society Ltd

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. 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. Manish Gupta

Mr. Manish Gupta

Director (Strategy & Joint Venture)

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

Mr. A. K. Singh

Mr. A. K. Singh

Director (Technical)

Mr. A.K Singh, Director (Technical) is 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.

Mr. Yogendra Kumar

Mr. Yogendra Kumar

Marketing Director

Mr. Yogendra Kumar holds the position of Marketing Director of IFFCO. He is responsible for planning & distribution of indigenous/imported fertiliser and sale through a vast network of Cooperative Societies spanning almost entire country. He has been instrumental in the expansion of product portfolio of IFFCO. Besides IFFCO, Mr. Kumar also serves on the board of IFFCO eBazar Ltd., IFFDC, IFFCO-MC Crop Science Pvt. Ltd., CORDET etc. Widely travelled, Mr. Kumar has written many articles on agriculture and is a strong proponent of cooperative development and socio-economic upliftment of Indian farmers.

Mr. Birinder Singh

Mr. Birinder Singh

Director (Corporate Services)

Mr. Birinder Singh, has been appointed as Director (Corporate Services) at our Corporate Office. He has over 30 years of experience with IFFCO in India and possesses specialized knowledge of IFFCO's unique and proprietary business methodology in the international marketplace.

Mr. G. K. Gautam

Mr. G. K. Gautam

Director (Cooperative Development & Technology )

Mr.G.K. Gautam currently holds the position of Director (Cooperative Development & Technology) at Head Office, New Delhi. Prior to this assignment, he was heading IFFCO’s ammonia-urea plant at Aonla. A Mechanical Engineer from I.I.T. Roorkee, he joined IFFCO's Phulpur Unit in November 1981. He has held various senior positions in Phulpur and Aonla plants of IFFCO and also served as in-charge of quality control during engineering, procurement, and construction in Oman India Fertiliser Company SAOC (OMIFCO).

MR. Y Madhusudhana Reddy

MR. Y Madhusudhana Reddy

Director IFFCO (A.P State Co-operative Marketing Federation Ltd.)

Address: Andhra Pradesh State Cooperative Marketing Federation Ltd. D. No. 55-17-2, 5th Floor, Stalin Corporate, Nr. CGO Complex Industrial Estate, Auto Nagar, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh- 520007