The project has been prepared and appraised by IL&FS (Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd), one of India’s leading professional project consultants. IL & FS is also the statutory project management agency to this project on behalf of the Government of Bihar which has partly funded the project under the Integrated Development of Food Processing scheme.
Backed by a group of highly motivated industry experienced professionals having expertise in botanical extraction, application and marketing of over two decades, the project includes scientists, technocrats, Cost Accountants, academicians, cultivators, marketers and logistic experts.
Jitender Narayan Singh
Managing Director Of Lama Bear Organic Extract Ltd., he has nearly 18 years of experience in natural extraction industry of plant-based products, including spices and herbs. Having studied and researched on various natural extraction processes, he has developed innovative natural formulation and manufacturing processes including Identification and adaptive cultivation for herbs. A recipient of Ayurveda Ratna and Vaidya from Bihar State Council of Ayurveda, he has addressed complicated health issues and continues research and clinical trials on the same.
Hiren Kumar Bose
A print and digital media communicator, he has worked with leading English newspapers and is presently the Editor-In-Chief of a Mumbai-based media house which publishes three lifestyle theme periodicals. Widely traveled due to the international assignments, he has nearly three decade long experience as a media person. A weekend farmer, he has varied interest in growth, propagation and popularization of organic products. He is an active blogger in the field and can be followed on sundayfarmer.blogspot.in.
A decade-long research experience in botanical extracts with Masters in Botany and a Senior Research Fellow from G B Pant University. She has in-depth experience in R&D of Active Botanical Molecules and Compounds.
Krishna Gopal Mishra
An M. Tech in Industrial Engineering from IIT Kanpur and a leading management consultant on Management Information System; Quality, Environment and Information Security. Author of books and monographs on Business Process Restructuring, Theory of Knowledge, etc. A visiting faculty to national & international technical & business institutes of repute. Having more than two decades of experience as management consultant of global businesses, he is the mentor and guide to the group.
Dr. V. Rajpal
A technocrat with 30 years of experience, he holds a Ph.D. in Applied Phyto-Chemistry and has provided technical consultancy to leading manufacturing units engaged in herbal abstracts, essential oils and phytochemicals, both in India and abroad. Author of books, namely Standardization of Botanicals (Vol. I, II & III) and Herbal Drug Industry, he has well cited research papers published in journals of international repute to his credit. Among his clients are Nigeria-based Prominent Products Ltd, Lupin Labs, Sonic Biochem Extractions, Vaze Herbals, Manish Herbals, Surya Vinayaka Industries, Kentz Healthcare, Patanjali Ayurved Limited, Nestle and Tata group to name a few.