Meet our Team

For almost 20 years, we’ve made it our mission to create sustainable programmes and enterprises that improve the lives of rural populations and contribute to building more economically viable, and tech-progressive agri-based communities.
Our team of seasoned agricultural and development professionals enjoy a shared passion for transforming rural communities.
Meet the team of experts making a change for farmers all over India.

SUNIL KHAIRNAR
SUNIL KHAIRNAR
Co-Founder and Chairman

Sunil holds a Bachelor’s in Agriculture Engineering from MPKV, Rahuri, and a Post Graduate degree in Management from IIM Ahmedabad. After more than a decade working in agribusiness corporates, Sunil left in 2000 to co-found ISAP. Since then, he has not only been instrumental in the growth of ISAP, but he has also initiated the set-up of several ISAP sister organisations and the general development of the entire Indigram group. As Chairman, he plays an advisory and mentoring role at ISAP and works to increase networks and influence across the sector.

MR KAMAL KHURANA
MR KAMAL KHURANA
CEO

Mr Kamal has been associated with the INDIGRAM group for more than 3 years and took charge of ISAP as CEO in August 2020. Prior to this, he worked as Asst VP with Reliance Retail Ltd (a key member in Fruits and Vegetable Vertical), VP – RJ Corps (Unit Head – PEPSI Beverages, followed by Head- Sales & Mktg- Cream Bell Ice cream), DGM- Dalmia Industries Lird and Asstt Manager – NDDB (National Dairy Development Board) including Mother Dairy Kolkara and Mahananda Dairy, Mumbai.

Gaurav Vats
Gaurav Vats
DIRECTOR - Agriculture Services

Gaurav holds a Master’s degree in Agricultural Extension from Haryana Agriculture University in Hisar.
He has almost two decades years of experience in commodities trade research, ICT interventions in agriculture, agriculture extension and development of Community-Based Organisations and Farmer Producer Companies. At ISAP, Gaurav not only leads the Agricultural Innovations and Institution Building teams but is Strategic Advisor around tech innovations across all project pillars.

Naveen Jha
Naveen Jha
DIRECTOR - Training , Education & Wellness

Naveen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and a Post graduate certificate in Computing. He has over 12 years of experience in IT, e-governance, corporate affairs, corporate communication, project implementation and agricultural business development. At ISAP, he is head of Skill Development and Placement Programs where he supervises a team of skill experts from mobilisation through to training and placements.

Deepti Mahajan
Deepti Mahajan
HEAD - Monitoring & Evaluation

Deepti holds a post-graduate degree in Agribusiness Management from Rajasthan Agriculture University. She has more than 10 years of experience in skill development, action-based research and monitoring & evaluation for national and international clients. At ISAP, she looks after project impact design, M & E and project reporting and management for donors.

Gaurav Vats
Gaurav Vats
DIRECTOR - Agriculture Services

Gaurav holds a Master’s degree in Agricultural Extension from Haryana Agriculture University in Hisar.
He has almost two decades years of experience in commodities trade research, ICT interventions in agriculture, agriculture extension and development of Community-Based Organisations and Farmer Producer Companies. At ISAP, Gaurav not only leads the Agricultural Innovations and Institution Building teams but is Strategic Advisor around tech innovations across all project pillars.

Naveen Jha
Naveen Jha
DIRECTOR - Training , Education & Wellness

Naveen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and a Post graduate certificate in Computing. He has over 12 years of experience in IT, e-governance, corporate affairs, corporate communication, project implementation and agricultural business development. At ISAP, he is head of Skill Development and Placement Programs where he supervises a team of skill experts from mobilisation through to training and placements.

Deepti Mahajan
Deepti Mahajan
HEAD - Monitoring & Evaluation

Deepti holds a post-graduate degree in Agribusiness Management from Rajasthan Agriculture University. She has more than 10 years of experience in skill development, action-based research and monitoring & evaluation for national and international clients. At ISAP, she looks after project impact design, M & E and project reporting and management for donors.