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Board of Directors/Key Managerial Personnel
  • GV Bhaskar Rao - Chairman and Managing Director

    A graduate in agricultural science from Andhra Pradesh, Agriculture University, GV Bhaskar Rao is the founder promoter of Kaveri Seeds. Besides being its chief strategist and its prime motivator, Mr Bhaskar Rao oversees production, R&D and business development.  
  • G Vanaja Devi - Wholetime Director

    Associated with Kaveri Seeds since its incorporation, Ms Vanaja Devi assists the Managing Director in the company’s general functioning.  
  • C Vamsheedhar - Wholetime Director

    Associated with the company since 1999, C Vamsheedhar oversees, along with Mr Manohar Rao, sales and marketing at Kaveri. He travels extensively, meets with farmers, and demonstrates the company’s products to field staff/sales staff and farmers. Instrumental in the expansion of Kaveri's sales and marketing in recent years.  
  • C Mithun Chand - Wholetime Director

    Associated with the company since 2005, C Mithun Chand is involved with several functions including new initiatives. He heads KexVeg, the brand new division for exotic vegetables and Microteck.  
  • Dr G Pawan - Director

    Dr G Pawan is an MD from Illinois State University, Chicago, US, and an MBBS from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Belgaum, Karnataka.  
  • Dr Yeshwant Laxman Nene - Director

    A renowned plant pathologist and science administrator, Dr Yeshwant Laxman Nene did his PhD from the University of Illinois, Urbana, US. Dr Nene has published many scientific papers in peer reviewed journals and guided several PhD students. He has been Professor and Head of the Department of Plant Pathology at GB Pant University of Agriculture, Pantnagar; has served as a member of the Governing Body of ICAR, and, established in 1994 the non-profit Asian Agri History Foundation that brings out publications linking Vedic culture with Agriculture.  
  • M Srikanth Reddy - Director

    A graduate in agricultural science from the Andhra Pradesh Agriculture University, M Srikanth Reddy has worked in agri business for over 35 years. He advises Kaveri on its various policies and business functions.  
  • Dr S Raghuvardhan Reddy - Director

    A PhD (Agriculture) and Ex-Vice-Chancellor of Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University, Dr S Raghuvardhan Reddy has held several eminent professional positions and has won several awards including the “Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary Award” for significant and lifetime contribution to the development of Science and Technology, especially in Agricultural Sciences.  
  • Dr SM Ilyas - Director

    An MS in agricultural engineering from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, and a DSc in agricultural engineering from the University of Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, Dr SM Ilyas has been Director of National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Hyderabad, Project Director (Distance Education) National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD), Hyderabad, and Vice Chancellor of Narendra Dev University of Agriculture and Technology, Faizabad. Dr Ilyas has been awarded several gold medals including the“Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers Award”, the “Institution of Engineers (I) Award” in 1997 & 2002, and the “Fellowship and Commendation Medal for Outstanding Contribution“ by the Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers(ISAE)”.  
  • P Vara Prasad Rao - Director

    A science graduate, P Vara Prasad Rao has over 36 years experience in forest contract works and as a managing partner of an SSI Unit. Mr Prasad Rao is an expert in business transactions structuring and business negotiation.  
  • K Purushotham - Director

    A science graduate in Agricultural and passed Banking examinations conducted by the Institute of bankers, Mumbai, retired as General Manager in the top executive cadre of Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) and having vast experience of 36 years in the Banking Sector.  
  • V.R.S.Murti – CS

  • G. Vijay Kumar - CFO