Management Team

Supporting agricultural water management throughout the world.

Our industry leading irrigation products help growers better manage resources, grow more consistent crops, and increase yields.

Management Team in India

Kaushal Jaiswal

Mr. Jaiswal is a graduate in Agriculture and Animal Husbandry from GB Pant University of Agriculture, Pantnagar. He has also completed his Executive Management Development Programme of Ross School of Management, Michigan and Executive Management Development Programme, IIM Ahemdabad. Mr. Jaiswal began his career with Rallis India Limited in 1988. Prior to Rivulis Irrigation®, he worked as the CEO of Zuari Rotem Specialty Fertilizers Limited. In his career span 28 years he has worked in Crop-Protection/ Crop Nutrition/Seed and Irrigation Sector. In 2015 Rural Marketing Forum awarded him “The Most Talented Rural Marketing Professional” award.
-Managing Director


Anil Kadian

KadianMr. Kadian is a post graduate in Agriculture and MBA (Marketing) from IIM Ahmedabad. He possesses an experience of 30+ years in Farming, Agri Inputs and allied industries. Prior to Rivulis, he worked in reputed Agro business companies in India and abroad including Tata International and Excel Crop Care Ltd.
– Head Sales




Harish Kumar P

Mr. Harish Kumar P is a post graduate in Botany from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala state and has 25 + years of experience in Agri Based Industry. He has commendable exposure in Plant Biotechnology and the entire value chain of agribusiness – ‘Farm to Fork’. He managed different Agribusiness models and worked in senior level positions with reputed organizations like Mother Dairy Food Processing Ltd (Safal), Heritage Foods India Ltd, Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd etc. before joining Rivulis
Head Marketing and Business Development



Manoj Bhatia

bhatiaMr. Bhatia has a rich 25+ years worth of experience in Manufacturing Operations, General Management and P&L with Auto OEMs & Engineering industries. He is working as a Factory Manager in Rivulis. He has previously worked with TATA Motors, Ford India & JCB. Manoj is a trained Lean Practitioner, and has a green belt in Six Sigma. He is also a certified IMS Lead Assessor. He is proficient into Turn-around and Change Management. Manoj did his Masters in Engineering from BITS Pilani; and has done Advance Leadership Course at ISB Hyderabad. Manoj is working as a Factory Manager in Rivulis Irrigation™.
-Factory Manager



Naresh Prajapati

prajapatiMr. Prajapati is the Finance Controller for Rivulis India July, 2014 and has more than 20 years of illustrious experience in Finance and Accounts. By qualification, Naresh is a Graduate in Commence and a qualified Cost Accountant from the Institute of Cost Accountant of India. He also has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Diploma in Taxation and Export-Import Management.
-Finance Controller



Santosh Patil

Mr. Patil heads the Project and Institutional Sales Business for Pan India in Rivulis. He has a rich experience of 22 + years and has worked in different business capacities including sales, marketing, channel development, technical trainings, projects and corporate sales at state and national level. He is also a member of Irrigation Association of India.
AGM Projects and Institutional Sales




Lalbahadur Joshi


Mr. Lalbahadur Joshi is a graduate in agricultural engineering with MBA in marketing from Marathwada University, Aurangabad. He is a micro-irrigation professional with 25 + years’ experience in the private and development sectors. He has previously worked in project and corporate sales for Pan India. His experience also includes channel sales, marketing, product management, technical services and training. Currently, Mr. Joshi owns the responsibility of product development and technical training in Rivulis.
-AGM Project and Training



Ashok Mudgalkar

Mr. Mudgalkar heads the Technical Services department, comprising Design and After Sales and Technical Services in Rivulis. He is a micro-irrigation professional with expertise in design of drip, sprinkler irrigation systems using design software like IRRICAD, WCADI, AutoCAD, Google Earth etc. His more than 15 years’ experience includes designing for APMIP, GGRC, TANHODA Projects, Coffee plantations, Big Greenhouses with Automation systems and also overseas projects for more than 30 countries.
-Executive Manager – Technical Services



State Managers & Other Key Officials

  • Gujarat – Mr. Vijay Shukla
  • Rajasthan & North India – Mr. Raghunath Yadav
  • Telangana & Andhra Pradesh – Mr. Bhushana Kumar
  • Tamil Nadu – Mr. R Ravichandran
  • Karnataka– Mr. Pandhari Biradar
  • Maharashtra – Mr. Nilesh Kende
  • Senior Corporate Manager HR – Mr. Anay Deshpande
  • Executive Manager HR- Mr. Narendra Kahar