Dr. K C Upadhyay, PhD in Plant Breeding, joined VNR seeds private limited in December 2005 as Principal Breeder and in 2010 he was promoted as ‘Head Research and Development’ . He has a rich experience of 17 years in the field of Plant Breeding and Product Development. He was groomed under renowned global scientists. He rose through the ranks of Rice breeding and product development in Bayer Bioscience for over 10 years. During his career he has had exposure to many breeding programs in India, Brazil, Philippines, Thailand, China and Netherlands.
Presently Dr. Upadhyay is responsible for strategizing, initiating, coordinating and analyzing activities of breeding and its support functions in VSPL.