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Preparing Agriculture for 2030

Agri Business Summit & Agri Awards

ABSA 2023

26 April 2023
Hotel Park Hyatt Hyderabad - India.

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ABSA 2022 is scheduled on 27th August 2022- Nominations in all categories are now open.

ABSA 2022 - LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - CONFERRED TO SHRI RAJNIKANT DEVIDAS SHROFF- CHAIRMAN & MANAGING DIRECTOR - UPL

ABSA 2022 - LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD - CONFERRED TO SHRI RAJNIKANT DEVIDAS SHROFF- CHAIRMAN & MANAGING DIRECTOR - UPL

Padma Bhushan Shree Rajnikant Shroff- CMD of UPL


Popularly hailed as India's 'Crop Protection King', Mr. Rajju Shroff believes in doing things differently to achieve great results.

A graduate of Chemistry from the Bombay University, he established a novel process of manufacturing mercury salts in a plant at U.K. and was paid royalty for it by the British Company; a big achievement for any Indian way back in 1957. Soon after, he mastered red phosphorous and quickly moved on to the production of other chemicals like Aluminium Phosphide (fumigant) and Zinc Phosphide (rodenticide) for agriculture.

In 1980s, UPL started launching an avalanche of crop protection products and is one of the leading total crop solutions providers in the world now. Mr. Rajju Bhai Shroff believes that the prosperity of his company must be shared with not just the stakeholders but the society at large too. His wholehearted support encourages one and all at UPL to contribute to various social activities and actively work towards betterment of the people.

Looked up to by the world His dedication to his company and his causes is unwavering. His many awards are a mere testimony of his legend