Scientists form the backbone of our business, relentlessly working in newer products, with their avowed commitment towards healthier agricultural picture of the country. Siri Seeds employs scientists across its R&D facilities and aims to enhance the teams with more hands, in line with its vision.
Dr. Surendra Kumar is the Director of Research, and brings with him an unrivalled experience of almost three decades in Crop Breeding and Research Management. A recipient of Senior Research Fellowship of CSIR, and plaque of appreciation from ICRISAT, his invaluable contributions towards ICRISAT – private sector Hybrid Parents Research Consortium on Dry Land Cereals, as a member of the consortia, are internationally acclaimed. Prior to driving research at Siri Seeds, Surendra served Bayer Bioscience for over 14 years, for Hytech Seeds for 5 years and also headed the Seed division R&D of Godrej Agrovet for close to 5 years. Surendra Kumar’s potential contribution is seen in the commercialization of several millet and cotton products, that wrote new stories of brand and business growth, besides active participation in the setting up of the R&D division.