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  • Kaveri Seeds wins “Masters of Risk in Agriculture” award at the India Risk Management Awards

    Published on February 22, 2021

    Hyderabad:  Hyderabad based India’s premier seed company Kaveri Seeds, has been honored with the “Masters of Risk in Agriculture“ award , Mid-Cap Category at the 7th CNBC – TV 18 India Risk Management Awards  2020-21 .

    Setup in 1976 by Mr. GV Bhaskar Rao, with an objective to fuel India’s Green revolution, Kaveri seeds today is India’s leading agriculture company specializing in Hybrid Seeds.

    The Seed business is influenced by several variables as a result of which it is imperative to have in place sound and well defined processes and policies. Inability to manage a particular risk can considerably impact performance.  

    Seeds are an extremely important input for high quality agricultural output – a good quality seed can help in enhanced output, which in turn contributes significantly to India’s food security. We have been researching & successfully producing seeds that cater to different climatic conditions across not only India but across the world. Our focus on Research & Development, large and varied Germplasm bank, Robust supply chain management which helps reaching out to our 60,000 plus distributors well before the sowing season and infrastructure to enhance longevity of seeds and storage of seeds are supported by well-defined and strong risk management processes

    Commenting on the win  Mr. GV Baskar Rao , added “ Today, Kaveri Seeds has successfully forged a differentiated identity as an iconic seed company, laying the foundations for a stronger and steadier tomorrow – carrying forward its zeal to support and sustain farmer prosperity across the value chain. It gives me great pride that once again, the industry has entrusted its faith in Kaveri by recognizing our efforts in putting in enabling and setting a risk-intelligent culture by creating platforms which enable timely cognizance of risks and help devise appropriate organizational response.”

    Adding further he said “I humbly attribute the Company’s success to our customers, employees and farmers – our true growth partners. As a preferred partner, we have always aimed at enriching the lives of small and marginal farmers, the backbone of our nation. “

    CNBC TV-18 IRMA awards recognize organizations and teams that have significantly added to the understanding and practice of Risk Management. Judged by an independent panel of experts for exceptional performance, the awards provide an opportunity for organizations and individuals to showcase their understanding and practice of Risk Management.