About Us


HariBol aspires to globalize traditional practices by integrating technology and establishing a supply chain system that instills customer confidence in products they consume. We envision cultivating an ethical, sustainable brand that benefits farmers and consumers.


In the next 5 years, HariBol aims to revolutionize the global food landscape by integrating technology with authentic practices. Our mission is to empower 6000 farmers, optimize dairy and agricultural output, establish 100 sustainable rural micro-economy models, and pioneer a scientific framework for reduced carbon footprint. Through a commitment to transparency and sustainability, we aspire to positively impact both farmers and consumers, aligning our future plans with this mission.

Our Mentors

Kushal Desai

Chairman and Managing Director, Apar Industries

Mr. Kushal Desai is the Chairman and Managing Director of Apar Industries, an industrial conglomerate and a co-founder of Apar Technologies. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Business degree from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Kushal Desai is on the Board of Governors of both Dharmsinh Desai University and DDMM Heart Hospital, Nadiad (Gujarat), which are charitable institutions in the field of Education and Healthcare. He is on the Board of Trustees of The Lady Northcote Orphanage and is an Advisor to Midday Meal Program “Annamrita” which caters daily Lunch to over 1.6 million underprivileged school children in India.

Ashish Chauhan

Mr. Ashish Chauhan serves as the CEO of India’s National Stock Exchange (NSE). He is also the Chancellor of University of Allahabad.

Earlier, Ashish served at as the MD & CEO of Bombay Stock Exchange for 10 years. He also served on the Board of Directors of Central Depository Services Limited (CDSL), etc. Ashish is also on the Board of Governors of IIM Raipur, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics and Arun Jaitley National Institute of Financial Management. He has been ranked amongst the 60 most influential Gujaratis in the world by Chitralekha, a Gujarati magazine for several years. He also currently serves on several government and regulatory committees.

Ashish holds a B Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Bombay (1989) and MBA from IIM Calcutta (1991).

K. K. Maheshwari

Chairman, Business Review Council (Manufacturing); Mentor, Trading Business – Aditya Birla Group

Mr. K. K. Maheshwari is currently Chairman, Business Review Council (Manufacturing); Mentor, Trading Business. He has been with the Group for over 35 years and has led multiple businesses of the Group like Global Pulp, Fiber and Textiles, Global Chemical business, Global International Trading business and the cement business. Prior to his current role, he was Managing Director, UltraTech Cement Ltd. He also serves as a Director of Aditya Birla Management Corporation Private Ltd.

Mr. Maheshwari holds a master’s degree in commerce (business administration) and is a Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Gauranga Das

Director - Govardhan Ecovillage, India

Shree Gauranga Das is a director at ISKCON's Govardhan Ecovillage (GEV), founded by Radhanath Swami Maharaj. Under his leadership, GEV has won several awards, including the prestigious United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Award in 2017. He has enabled GEV's accreditation to multiple United Nation bodies like UNEP, UNCCD, ECOSOC and CBD. A graduate from IIT Bombay, he worked for the Kirloskar Group briefly before joining ISKCON, Mumbai.

Capt. Yogeshwar Pushkarna

Mentor - Quality & Procurement, Haribol Foods

Capt. Pushkarna comes with over 4 decades of management experience in end-to-end quality, inspection & export. He helped setup India operation for Société Générale de Surveillance (SGS) including their agricultural, mineral, consumer product, laboratory divisions over a period of 30 years. His leadership role in establishing export parameters of Non-Basmati rice in the ‘90s helped India achieve global acclaim in the segment. He was also Director International at L T Foods Ltd. (Dawat) where he led the procurement, quality & export divisions for over a decade making Dawat a leader in Thai & Filipino Rice exports.

Our Team

Yachneet Pushkarna

MD & CEO, Haribol Foods

Brings over 20 years of international experience in product development, sales & market research. He was part of the Global Business Intel team at Agency France Presse, Paris & EU Business Development team at XWiKi. During his stint at Sanofi S.A., Paris, he played a vital role in the launch of their pre-diabetic drug trial. He also served in sales leadership roles for expanding Asia Pacific footprint of Reliance Lifesciences packaged products based out of Singapore, Hong Kong & New York where he helmed research projects related to Indian FMCG market. Form last 5 years he has been working with AIIMS, Govardhan Eco Village & Haribol on multiple social impact & sustainability projects.

Punit Khandelwal

Head of Sales, Modern Trade & Institutions

Punit, our Head of Sales for Modern Trade & Institutions, brings over 20 years of rich experience in the Retail & Sales industry.

Proficient in sales and operations, budget planning, pricing, and promotional strategies, Punit is instrumental in driving growth and fostering partnerships.

Punit is a graduate in Commerce from Kolkata University.

Praveen Sharma

Manager Quality Control & R&D

Brings over 30 years of experience in the Food Processing Industry to his role as Manager of Quality Control & R&D at Haribol. Praveen has expertise in various departments such as Production, Process Development, Product Development and Quality Assurance. He specializes in Bakery, Confectionery, Milk & Milk Products, Fruit Juices, Infant Food, Nutraceuticals, Pasta & Snacks. He is at the forefront of product innovation & ensures the highest standards of quality assurance within the organization. He holds a B.Sc (Dairy) degree from National Dairy Research Institute & Masters in Food Technology from Central Food Technological Research Institute.

Ketan Nathani

Assistant General Manager, Accounts & Finance

Brings over 15 years of experience in Finance & Accounts across Logistics, Travel & Food sectors. He served as a Finance Controller at Rhenus Logistics before joining his family business in the Travel segment where he managed all operations, sales, accounting & compliances. He currently heads the Finance, Accounting & Costing divisions at Haribol. He is a certified CA from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a CS Inter from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

Ketan also holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce with a focus on Accounts & Finance from Mumbai University.

Sanket Pednekar

Deputy General Manager, Compliance & Special Projects

Sanket comes with over 12 years of experience in Research, Product Development & Project management across Engineering, IT & Food sectors. He was also the founder & COO at RGM Technologies – a software startup funded by Startup India Seed Fund.

Prior to his stint as an entrepreneur, he was part of the Intellectual Property and Research teams of MNCs, such as Mettler Toledo & Netscribes Inc.

Ravi Shinde

Factory Manager

As our Factory Manager, Ravi Shinde spearheads the processing and packing of our A2 milk and milk products. With over 15 years of experience in the Dairy Industry, Ravi possesses extensive knowledge in milk procurement, milk and milk product processing and in training farmers. His expertise extends to manufacturing Naturally Flavored Milk, Dahi, Paneer, Ghee, Butter, and Skimmed Milk Powder.

Ravi graduated with a specialization in Chemistry from the University of Pune.

Ravindra Mundlik

Business Development Manager, Institutions

Ravindra Mundlik is an accomplished Sales Manager with over 20 years of experience in renowned organizations.

Ravindra's expertise lies in executing marketing plans, product promotion, and implementing business strategies to achieve targets.

As a senior operation expert, Ravindra leads and optimizes processes, managing teams effectively.

Kiran Nikam

Senior Sales Manager, D2C Business

Leading our D2C business is Kiran Nikam, a seasoned professional with a background in FMCG and real estate sectors. With 12 years of entrepreneurial experience, Kiran brings expertise in marketing, sales, operations, and consumer behavior analysis. His valuable insights and strategic approach will help Haribol build a memorable brand.

Kiran holds an MBA in Marketing and a BSc in IT from Mumbai University.

Nilesh Maurya

Deputy Manager, Logistics

Nilesh Maurya is the Deputy Manager Logistic at Haribol, responsible for Domestic Transportation & Inventory Management Control. With over 10 years of experience in Domestic Transportation, Nilesh efficiently arranges trucks across India and manages Courier Services. He oversees daily operations, ensuring timely dispatch and maintaining a smooth flow of materials both inbound and outbound.

Nilesh holds a Master's Degree in Commerce (Accounting & Finance) from Mumbai University.