Rajeev Singh

Director General, Indian Chamber of Commerce

Mukul Varshney, Director

Corporate Affairs at John Deere India


The US Experience

Vinai Thummalapally Executive Director of Select USA, part of the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce .

Tarun Gupta Director, India Office, South Carolina Department of Commerce .

Supriya Kanetkar Representative Director for India, Pennsylvania Trade & Investment

Jonathan Ward Principal Commercial Officer, U.S. Consulate General Kolkata.

The Regional Experience

Shankar Prasad Koirala, Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Government of Nepal.

Selima Ahmad Vice Chairperson, Nitol-Niloy President, Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI)Koirala, Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Government of Nepal.

V. G. Jenner did his master degree from Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu and joined the Indian Forest Service in the year 1996. He belongs to the Tripura cadre, which is one of the north – eastern states of India. Assistant Conservator of Forest in the south Tripura District was his first assignment and later on worked as Divisional Forest officer in two territorial forest divisions, around seven years, in the rank of Deputy Conservator of Forest.

Became the founder Mission Director of Tripura Bamboo Mission, which is the apex body to formulate, plan and coordinate the bamboo related activities like plantation, value addition, design development, promotional initiatives, capacity building etc., and received the business excellence award for executing the mission activities in PPP model.

Served as additional secretary of department of Industries and Commerce, Director ( Industries and Commerce) and Managing Director of Tripura Industrial Development Corporation for five years. Facilitated in establishing industries based on the natural resources of the state of Tripura like rubber( by establishing a rubber park), bamboo ( through bamboo park), food processing ( by food park), tea( small tea growers, cooperative tea gardens and factories), natural gas etc.

Served as Board of Directors of Tripura Tea Development Corporation( TTDC), Tripura Small Industries Corporation(TSIC), Tripura Jute Mills Ltd(TJML), Tripura Natural Gas Company Ltd (TJML), Tripura Khadi Village Industries Board (TKVIB) and represented the state government in the BOD of Tea Board of India.

Worked as Director of Tea Promotion in promoting the Indian Tea in WANA region-West Asian and North African countries in Dubai under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.
Currently working as Special secretary and Director of department of Industries and Commerce, Managing Director of Tripura Industrial Development corporation and Mission Director of Tripura Bamboo Mission.

Maha Prasad Adhikari CEO, Investment Board of Nepal.

K.K. Dwivedi Commissioner, Department of Commerce and Industries, Government of Assam.

Emarging Regional Market for Agriculture and Food: How Should Business Response

Allen Terhaar Former Executive Director and Senior.

Scott Sindelar Minister Counselor for Agriculture, U.S. Embassy, India.

Mike Dwyer Chief Economist, U.S. Grains Council.

S B Mukherjee CEO, Ma Sarada Cold Storage Pvt. Ltd..