- Professor Singh is Head of the Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University. Professpr Singh has been decorated with several National awards and honours for his key role in popularizing organic farming and translating agriculturally importnat microorganisms from lab to land. To his credit he has 20 U.S. patents which he has successfully transferred for commercial production of biopesticides to several industrial houses in India.
- Chetan Keswani is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University. Trained as a Biochemist he has keen interest in regulatory and commercialization issues of agriculturally important microorganisms. He is an elected Fellow of the Linnaean Society of London, UK. He received best Ph.D. thesis award from the Uttar Pradesh Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Lucknow in 2015. He is an editorial board member of several reputed agricultural microbiology journals.
- Birinchi Kumar Sarma is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He received BOYSCAST Fellowship of Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi in 2006 for conducting advanced research on agriculturally important microorganisms at the University of California, Davis, USA. He was honoured with the award of 'Associate' of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi in 2010.