AFC India Board appoints Ravindra Boratkar as Additional Director


Boratkar is the Publisher of AgroSpectrum, NuFFooDS Spectrum and BioSpectrum (India & Singapore)

Ravindra Boratkar, Managing Director of MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications Pvt Ltd; Publisher, MMA publications; and Chairperson, Agrovision Foundation, has been appointed as Additional Director on the Board of Directors of Agriculture Finance Corporation (AFC) India Ltd., formerly known as Agriculture Finance Corporation Ltd, A deemed government organization fully owned by Nabard, other commercial banks & Exim Bank of India. AFC is a premier national developmental Consultancy organization and an institution dedicated to rural prosperity

The Board of Directors of the AFC India Ltd, in a meeting held on April 15, 2021, appointed Boratkar as Additional Director. The board’s decision of his appointment was communicated to him through a letter by B. Ganeshan, MD, AFC India Ltd.

 “We are sure, with your enormous cross-functional experience and rich expertise in the related areas, the Board of AFC would be further enriched. We look forward to your association and guidance for the growth of the company,” said Ganeshan, MD, AFC India Ltd. in his letter.

Boratkar expressed satisfaction over the appointment and thanked Ganeshan, C D Mayee, Chairman and other board members. He said, “I sincerely thank Chairman, Dr C D Mayee, B Ganeshan, Managing Director and all board members for giving me this opportunity. I shall be glad to associate with & contribute to the best of my abilities for the progress of AFC India Ltd.”

Boratkar is the Publisher of AgroSpectrum, NuFFooDS Spectrum and BioSpectrum (India & Singapore), B2B monthly magazines and web portals devoted to Agriculture, Nutraceuticals and Food Processing and Biopharma, Life Sciences and Medtech. He is also President of an important economic think tank Maharashtra Economic Development Council (MEDC).

His other positions include Director, Cian Agriculture and Infrastructure Ltd; Chairperson, PURTI Cooperative; Trustee, Bhavsar foundation; and Founder Member, Indian Federation of Green Energy.

He is also the main organiser of Agrovision, Central India’s biggest Agriculture event consisting of Expo, Workshops for farmers and Conference in Nagpur for the last 12 years, under the guidance of Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Medium Small and Micro Enterprises (MSME) and Chief Patron, Agrovision.     


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