Dr. B. Rajesh heads the Biotechnology Division. He leads Research and development of probiotics for application in Aquaculture, Poultry and Veterinary industries. He holds a Master of Science degree in Microbiology from Gandhigram University, Dindigul, Tamilnadu. He received his M. Phill in Microbiology from Bharathidasan University, Trichy, Tamilnadu and Ph. D in Biotechnology from Vinayaka Mission University, Salem, Tamilnadu. He has over 10 years of industrial experience in heading the R & D operations with a reputed probiotic, bio fertilizer/ethanol industries in South and North India with major focus on probiotics production, development of novel bio/organic inputs like bio fertilizers, growth promoters, biocontrol agents to promote sustainable agriculture, waste management, composting, and pollution control.
He has published more than 4 papers on bio fertilizer related research and has deposited 5 microorganisms at GEN Bank of National Centre for Biotechnological Information (NCBI), USA.