Sri BioAesthetics’ Integrated AgribioTech Center inaugurated
25 April 2023, New Delhi: Sri BioAesthetics, an Integrated AgribioTech Center inaugurated on Sunday in the city at TSIIC at Sultanpur on the outskirts of Hyderabad on a 1.5-acre land. It is set up with an investment of Rs 30 crore. The facility is aimed to cater to the needs of the farming community with quality biological agri inputs and testing services apart from conducting basic and applied research, said Dr. KRK Reddy, Managing Director of Sri BioAestheticsPvt. Ltd in his welcome address.
The center and various of its block were inaugurated by Patancheru MLA G. Mahipal Reddy and a group of Scientists Viz Prof Bir Bahadur, Prof. Arjula Ramachandra Reddy, Former Vice Chancellor of Yogi Vemana University; Prof Appa Rao Podile, former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hyderabad; Mr. Vijay Rai, former MD of Rallis India; Mr. Satyanarayana Gonthina and GV Subba Reddy both Vice Presidents at Coromandel International Limited.
A block was named after Prof Bir Bahadur, under whose guidance of the MD of Sri BioAesthetics Dr. KRK Reddy did his Ph.D. The block is named “Prof Bir Bahadur Center for Microbiome and Nano Research ”. It was inaugurated by the 85 years old Prof Bir Bahadur himself.
MyAgriBiome, a soil life analysis/assessment online platform for the benefit of farmers to understand their soil’s biological properties was also launched. The new initiative of the company was in tune with the new global trend of “biological and regenerative agriculture” an emerging and globally accepted food production and an environmentally responsive farming method.
Mr. Satyanarana, VP of Coromandel International Ltd said once upon a time fertilizers were considered nutrients, later micro-nutrients were used, and now bio-fertilizers are preferred.
Mr.Subba Redd, VP of Coromandel International Ltd said biologicals are not competitors to chemical fertilizers but are complementary to each other. Let farmers explore the power of microbes.
KRK Reddy, the founder of Sri BioAesthetics Pvt.Ltd is a Doctorate from Kakatiya University, Post-Doctoral in Plant Biotechnology from Central the University of Hyderabad. He is also the president of BIPA (BioAgri Input Producers Association), one of the earliest BioAgri associations in the country. According to him, the new Integrated Agri Biotech Center is aimed and focused on “microbial technologies” to develop solutions for current-day problems in modern agriculture. Dr. Reddy’s passion for his favorite “Microbiome” has made him don this innovative and new technology platform and the Center.
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