Plantica has a very strong team of the faculty members. It is our constant endeavor to improve the quality of the students’ academic level by assuring continuous learning and development of our academic staff. We disseminate good practice in teaching, learning and assessment as identified through internal evaluation processes and quality assessment mechanisms.

Plantica Faculty members focus on development and strengthening system thinking, problem solving, analysis, design, research, team work, communication skills, and readiness for lifelong learning. The academic learning comprises of mixed techniques of interactive lectures, guided case studies, literature surveys and project work that require team work and critical and creative thinking. The quality policy is to pursue global standards of excellence in our endeavors and to remain accountable through processes of self evaluation and continuous improvement.

Plantica invites prominent speakers from Government and Private organisations, who enlarge the learning scope of the students. The Institute brings together some of the leading professionals in their fields of expertise for exploring the current and future issues with the students through their research and experiences.

The visiting faculty are from top organization like IIT, GBPUAT, BHU, HNBGU, PARIJAT INDUSTRIES, IARI, BAU, VCSGUUHF etc with rich and varied corporate experience. The students get a different insight into the subject with the rich industry experience that the faculty shares with each of them.

DIRECTOR – Plantica Institute of Agricultural Studies (PIAS)

Dr. Anoop Badoni, M.Sc.(Ag), Ph. D., FAPSR, FIBTCA, MSFSN – Scientist (L-3)

DIRECTOR – Plantica Institute of Management Studies (PIMS)

Dr. Rajeev Kumar Ranjan, MBA (IIT), Ph.D., UGC-NET – Associate Professor


Mr. Naman Josji, B.Tech


Senior Scientific Officer (Consulting)

Dr. Pooja Kaintura, M. Sc.(Horti), Ph.D., ICAR-NET

Associate Scientific Officer

Mr. Vinay Chamoli, M.Sc. (Ag), ICAR-NET

Mr. Rathod Digvijay Singh, M. Sc. (Forestry), ICAR-NET

Assistant Scientific Officer

Mr. Naveen Chandra, M.Sc. (Horticulture)

Mr. Ankush Singh, M. Sc. (Ag) Agronomy

Ms. Anita Trivedi, M.Sc. (Ag) Seed Technology

Mr. Devesh Joshi, MBA

Technical Associate

Mr. Adarsh Dangwal, M.Sc. (Ag) Agronomy

Mr. K. Gopalakrishna, M. Sc. (Ag) Agronomy


Dr. Abhishek Mathur, Director (R&D), NCS Green Earth Pvt. Ltd., Nasik, Pune

Mr. Harsh Vardhan, Senior Manager (Field Trial), Parijat Industries India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi