Dr. P.K. Awasthi

  • Chairman, Society for Human & Environment, Agri Marketing & Extension
  • Professor, Indian Institute of Finance, Delhi, India
  • Qualification: MBA, Ph.D, M.Sc. Agriculture (Crop Production), B.Sc.(Hons.) Agriculture & Animal Husbandry.

Former Positions

  • Chairman & Managing Director, Pyrites Phosphates & Chemicals Ltd.,(A Govt. of India Undertaking)
  • Marketing- Director, Krishak Bharati Cooperative Limited (KRIBHCO) as
  • Member on the Board of Directors of Fertilizer Association of India (FAI), New Delhi.
  • Chairman, Agriculture Advisory Committee, FAI, New Delhi.
  • Fellow Member & Arbitrator on the panel of Maritime Arbitrators of Indian Council of Arbitration, New Delhi.
  • Member of Governing Board of Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development (SPWD), Delhi.
  • Serving Convenor of the Phosphatic Fertilizer Sub-Committee, PCD 20:2.
  • Member of Agro-Economics Committee – IFA 1998-2000.


  • Professor (Hort.), Department of Fruit Crops, Horticultural College and Research Institute
  • Co-PI, National Agricultural Innovation Project
  • Qualifications: Ph.D in Horticulture from TNAU, Coimbatore in 1995 and PDF from University of Malaya in 1998.
  • Organization: Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore