Chief Consultants


Mr. Rahul Bhargava
Packaging Innovation

A ‘Qualified Packaging Technologist’ with over 32 years of chronicle success and significant contribution in the R&D of pharmaceutical packaging at Sun Pharma / Ranbaxy. Currently, he has ventured into packaging consultancy for technical services, for end-to-end pack design, cost / productivity improvement and setting up a unit for biodegradable chemical coating materials.


Mr. Subhas Bhattacharjee

He was the former Managing Director of NERAMAC Ltd., Ministry of DoNER, Govt. of India having 38 years of rich experience in marketing of processed food. His degrees include B.Sc. in Agriculture (Hons.); Masters in Food Technology from CFTRI, Mysore; specialised programme at IIM, Kolkata; IIT Delhi and Kansas State University, USA. Presently, he is a Consultant with CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore; on the Board of Directors of North East Mega Food Park; Member, Technical Board of AIFPA; Advisor of Laghu Udyog Bharati; North East Chairman, Food Processing Committee of FICCI, North East


Mr. Deepak Manchanda
Packaging Design

Formerly Head of Packaging at reputed consumer brand companies – Oriflame-Silver Oak; Dabur and Ranbaxy. Initially he worked with Metal Box India, later with integrated brand development consultancy, Autumn Design and Firstouch Solutions. He was consultant for Jindal Polymers and Michelman. He was closely associated with Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP), Packaging South Asia magazine and industry conferences.

Dr Sameer Joshi

Dr Sameer Joshi

Sameer Joshi has done his Polymer Engineering from Pune University in 1990 and also Ph.D on plastic waste management in 2017. He has is own plastic moulding unit in Pune and is passionate and works for plastics sustainability, environment and circular economy. He is a Guinness World Record Holder for the world’s largest “T” shirt from plastic waste and member of UN environment Marine Litter Action Group.