“PEST MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION” (PMA) is a registered “National” associated for the purpose of education and training.
I take this opportunity to introduce myself – Dr. Sarang Savalekar, as the President of this Association and General Secretary is Mr. K.V. Rao.
The association is indeed lucky to have veterans like scientists in research and eminent speakers, advisors from Government organization for scientific & educational programmes viz:
- Dr. S. N. Mukherjee, Senior Scientist (Rtd), N.C.L., Pune
- Dr. A. G. Chandele, Head Dept. of Entomology(Rtd), MPKV, Rahuri, Pune
- Dr. G.G. Hande, Inspecting Authority for Phytosanitory
- Dr. N. S. Rathore, (Rtd) Director of Zoological Survey of India, Jodhpur
- Shri Anant V. Nene, Baroda
- Dr. Kedar Deobhankar , Pune
- Dr. Anil Kumar Makkapati
- Shri Anil Mazgaonkar, Mumbai
Each one of them has not only an outstanding academic background, but a successful career which will inspire all of us. We are certainly looking forward for a wealth of information and guidance, which shall motivate all of us by learning lessons of prudence, diligence and professionalism.
We, PEST MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (PMA) have Triveni Sangam of the Pest Management Professionals (PMPs), The Manufacturers of Pesticides, Equipment and Allied Service Providers.
We have entered in this mission with a great devotion to achieve the success with sincere efforts and hard work.
We have so many new ideas in our mind and have true and pure intention to create long lasting programmes which will be helpful to our members of association and pest control industry to fulfill their requirements of education and training.
It was really a great opportunity that we had Dr. Ravi Prakash from PPA’s Office in Faridabad as Chief Guest and we had an opportunity to interact with him and seek his guidance regarding the entomological and legal issues associated with the structural pest control industry. We are indeed grateful to him for not only accepting our invitation but also for personally remaining present for our two day conference in Daman.
We are specially thankful to Dr. P.S. Chandurkar, Plant Protection Advisor to the Government of India, National Chemical Laboratory, MPKV, Rahuri for supporting our association time to time.