Committees

Dr. Kannan Srinivasan

Chief Patron

Director, CSIR-CSMCRI

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Mr. Vladimir Michal Sedivy (President, Salt Partners Ltd., Zurich, Switzerland)
  • Dr. Franz Goetzfried (Salt Research + Consulting, Germany)
  • Mr. Stefan Schlag Leon Beraud (Salt Market Expert Zurich, Switzerland
  • Mr. Kwame Agyei Appeaning (CEO, Precious Premium Salt & Co-Founder, Ghana, Africa)
  • Mr. Abdolreza Hormati (Managing Director, Dolphin Salt Company, Al-Anwan, Iran)
  • Mr. Manuel Jesus Ubeda (Chairman & CEO at GoldSal, Andalusia, Spain)
  • Mr. George Iacovou (Med Salt Flakes)
  • Dr. Gerard Capellades (Rowan University, NJ, USA)
  • Mr. N. Kamath (Tata Chemicals Ltd., India)
  • Mr. Santosh G. Kamdar (The Bhavnagar Salt & Industrial Works, India)
  • Mr. S. N. Sastry (President & Unit Head Grasim BB Puram Grasim Industries Limited)
  • Mr. M. A. Ansari (Former Salt Commissioner, Government of India)
  • Mr. Raghu Chakrapani (Deputy Salt Commissioner, Chennai, India)
  • Mr. P. N. Rao (Vice President – Commercial, Soda Ash GHCL)
  • Mr. Ashish Desai (Nirma Ltd., India)
  • Mr. Bharat Raval (Vice President & Unit Head – Grasim Industries Limited – Chemical Division, President- The Indian Salt Manufacturers’ Association, India)
  • Mr. Babubhai Humbal (Chairman, Shreeram Chemfood Pvt. Ltd., India)
  • Mr. Shamji S. Kangad (Ahir Salr and Allied Products (P) Ltd., Gandhidham, India)
  • Mr. N. T. Rayudu (Rankers Salt Works, Kutch, India)
  • Mr. Prakash Bhai (Sanvaria Salt Works, Bhavnagar, India)
  • Mr. Parag R. Sheth (Shree Ambica Salt Works, Bharuch India)
  • Mr. Chetan S. Kamdar (The Bhavnagar Salt & Industrial Works, India)
  • Mr. Michael Motha (Sahaymatha Salterns Pvt. Ltd., Tamil Nadu, India)
  • Mr. Ketan Trivedi (Executive Directo, Super Salts Pvt. Ltd. India)
  • Mr. Bhupendra Sachani (Agrocel Industries Pvt. Ltd., India)
  • Cmde. Kamlesh Kumar (Chairman &Managing Director, HSL, India)
  • Dr. Pawan Kumar Labhasetwar (Chief Scientist and Head, CSIR-NEERI, India
  • Mr. Surendra Singh Ahlawat (Chief Manager Operations. CHOWGULE & Co., India)
  • Mr. Ajit Kotecha (General Manager, Dev Salt Pvt. Ltd., India)
  • Mr. Dahyabhai H. Patel (The Modern Salt Works Pvt. Ltd., Bhavnagar, India)
  • Mr. Prasan Khemka (Chandan Salt Works Pvt. Ltd. Bhavnagar, India)

STEERING / ORGANIZING COMMITTEE (CSIR-CSMCRI)

  • Dr. Avinash Mishra, Sr. Principal Scientist 
  • Dr. Vaibhav Kulshrestha, Principal Scientist
  • Dr. Bhoomi R. Andharia, Sr. Scientist
  • Dr. Bipin G. Vyas, Sr. Scientist
  • Mr. Subhash Chander, Controller of Administration
  • Dr. Sumit B. Kamble, Scientist
  • Dr. Alok R. Paital, Principal Scientist
  • Dr. Kanti Bhooshan Pandey, Sr. Scientist
  • Dr. Rahul J. Sanghavi, Sr. Technical Officer
  • Dr. Jignesh J Shukla, Sr. Technical Officer
  • Mr. Sameer J. Bhatti, Technical Assistant
  • Ms. Sarlaben M. Solanki, Technician

SUB COMMITTEES (CSIR-CSMCRI)

FINANCE

  • Dr. Rahul J. Sanghavi, Sr. Technical Officer
  • Mr. Ravi H. Patel, Administrative Assistant

PUBLICITY AND MEDIA

  • Dr. Kanti Bhooshan Pandey, Senior Scientist

PAPER PRESENTATION/TECHNICAL PROGRAM

  • Dr. Alok R. Paital, Principal Scientist
  • Dr. Bhoomi R. Andharia, Sr. Scientist
  • Dr. Vaibhav Kulshrestha, Principal Scientist
  • Dr. Avinash Mishra, Sr. Principal Scientist

PRINTING/MEMENTO

  • Dr. Sumit B. Kamble, Scientist
  • Mr. Sameer J. Bhatti, Technical Assistant.

REGISTRATION DESK

  • Ms. Sarlaben M. Solanki, Technician.
  • Mr. Ashish S. Badheka, ASO(G)
  • Mr. Mahesh H. Makwana Technician.
  • Mr. Jitendra L. Chauhan Technical Assistant

REFRESHMENT

  • Dr. D.R. Chaudhary, Sr. Principal Scientist.
  • Mr. Aliraza H. Lakhani, Technical Assistant

VENUE ARRANGEMENT/ PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Mr. Bhupendra Kumar Markam, Scientist.
  • Mr Shaktipal Sinh Raijada, Sr. Technical Officer

ADMINISTRATION

  • Mr. V. Gadde, Administrative Officer

PROCUREMENT & EXPENDITURE COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Jignesh J Shukla, Sr. Technical Officer
  • Ms. Sarlaben M. Solanki, Sr. Technician

IT MANAGEMENT/ AUDIO VISUAL

  • Mr. Pardeep Kumar, Sr. Principal Scientist.
  • Dr. Shobhit Singh, Sr. Principal Scientist.
  • Mr. Pramod N. Makwana, Sr. Technician.
  • Mr. Pradip V. Parmar, Sr. Technician.
  • Mr. Mahesh L. Sanghani, Sr. Technician.

SALT EXPO

  • Dr. Bipin G. Vyas, Sr. Scientist
  • Dr. Jignesh J Shukla, Sr. Technical Officer
  • Mr. Rishikesh Chormare, Safety Officer

TRANSPORT COMMITTEE

  • Mr. K Jagannatha Rao, Security Officer
  • Mr. Rajesh J. Jani, Sr. Technician.

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS

  • Dr. Pratap Shashikant Bapat, Sr. Principal Scientist.

CULTURAL EVENTS

  • Dr. Rahul J. Sanghavi, Sr. Technical Officer
  • Mr. Sameer J. Bhatti, Technical Assistant
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