Amith Agarwal

Amith Agarwal

Executive Director

Amith Agarwal is the whole-time Executive Director – and one of the founder members of Agriwise. An entrepreneur with the right blend of managerial and business acumen, Amith plays a key role in realizing Agriwise’s vision of integrated development of India’s rural ecosystem.

He is responsible for managing corporate tie-ups, legal and financial matters and business development activities at Agriwise. Under his stewardship, Agriwise has evolved into a market-leading brand, building trusted long-term partnerships and creating value amongst various stakeholders. He drives the human resource and leadership development responsibility in the company with a key focus on building a professional organization.

He is a sought after management professional in the areas of warehouse receipt and collateral finance and is known for creating unique channel partnerships in the rural finance business. He has established numerous successful relationships with leading financial institutions for their rural lending and financing business. Known for his flair and drive in driving relationships and deploying innovative ideas, he is driving the creation of a global mindset within the company. His dual experience of dealing with rural India and corporates alike is helping in bridging the information divide and modernizing the rural sector.

Amith has attended a Management Development Program (MDP) at Harvard Business School and holds an MBA from Mumbai University. He is a regular speaker at industry platforms like CII, FICCI, SEA, etc. where he explores emerging priorities in the agribusiness sector. An innovative thinker and visionary, Amith’s views are often published in leading Indian and international magazines.

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Tech Based Aid for Farmers in India

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Innovations in Agri-Credit Systems
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