Dr Dharmesh Verma
Domain Expert in Basmati Rice Pre-Harvest processes, regenerative agriculture and machine learning for geospatial technology with over 25years of experience across government, private, and international organizations
Patanjali Organic Research Institute State Coordinator
Sourced Internal Customers, Stream lined business development and agronomic recommendations.
Liaised for regulatory affairs with concerned government departments to bring good products under FCO.
UPL Ltd- India
Senior Consultant–Remote Sensing & GIS Applications
Managed Basmati rice production estimation project for BEDF(APEDA) in five Basmati growing states of India using field and satellite images; delivered yield modeling using meteorological data and satellite image-derived indices.
Expertise with a conceptual understanding of climate change, climates mart agriculture, organic farming, carbon sequestration, farmer training and multiple project management.
Executed and managed pioneer projects on Basmati cultivation, varietal discrimination, acreage estimation and yield forecast for 85 districts of JK, Punjab, Haryana, Western UP and Himachal Pradesh.
Trained several farmer trainers in organic farming including Basmati rice in Haryana under the NSDC project. Surveyed 30,000+ Basmati growers in GI area over the span of a decade.
ERDAS-Imagine version 8.3 by Remote Sensing Instruments, Hyderabad at RSAC-UP, Lucknow.
Statistical methods at the Institute of Applied Statistics & Development Studies, Lucknow.
ERDAS Imagine 8.3 at Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun.
Crop modeling at Sugarcane Institute, Lucknow, conducted by CSSRI, Karnal.
Genesis of salt-affected soils at CSSRI, Karnal, sponsored by UPCAR.
Honors & Awards:
Chair, Technical Session in 7th International Conf. on Desert,Desertification and Dry lands.
Chair, Asian Soil Partnership for Pillar-1, Global Soil Partnership,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Outstanding Contribution Scientist, Soil Conservation, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Chair, Technical Session in 1st Global Cleanup Congress.
Expert Panelist, NASA - South Asia Research Initiative Meeting.
Chair, Technical Session - Climate Smart Agriculture & Soil.
Outstanding Achievement Award - Private Sector, Agriculture & Innovation
Chair, International Conf. on Agriculture & Applied Sciences - SAID
B.Sc.(Agriculture & Animal Husbandry.