Phone : + 91 22-40367784
Fax : + 91 22-25375840
J K Trust, Pokhran Rd. No. 1, Jekegram,
Thane - (W), 400 606, Maharashtra

Our Team

Dr. Shyam Zawar - Chief Executive Officer - JK Trust & Chief Scientist - JK BovaGenix

Dr. Shyam Zawar, an alumnus of Bombay Veterinary College, has undertaken pioneering research work in the field of Embryo Transfer in Sheep, Goat and Cattle. His extensive work on this topic led to the first Ph.D on this subject in the country. Dr. Shyam brought laurels to the Trust when Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India appreciated his work in the field of ‘Rural Development’.

He has also undergone Senior Management Programme from IIM Kolkatta and Senior Executive Programme from London Business School, London.

Dr Shyam is a Member of Health and Safety Advisory Committee constituted by International Embryo Transfer Society, USA. He was a guest speaker representing the Continent of Asia during the 23rd World Veterinary Conference held at Montreal (Canada).

Upon invitation by Government of Nigeria as an international sheep expert, Dr. Shyam visited the country and prepared a Project Report for Government of Nigeria. He is a member of many international societies related to animal science and has travelled extensively to different parts of the world for participating in various international conferences and seminars.

Prior to joining the Trust, Dr. Shyam was working with Raymond Ltd as a Vice President. The Trust has achieved many milestones under the leadership of Dr. Shyam who has over 40 years of rich experience with J K Trust and Raymond Ltd.

Dr. Vinod Patil - Chief Project Co-ordinator

Dr. Vinod Patil is a Veterinarian with experience of managing various projects of JK Trust in the past. Owing to his aptitude and interest in the field of Animal reproduction, he underwent advanced training in the United States and is now leading the team of scientists of JK BovaGenix. Dr. Patil is currently serving as the Chief Project Co-ordinator with the overall charge of the 2 centres of JK BovaGenix located at Gopalnagar in Chhattisgarh and Vadgaon-Rasai in Maharashtra.

Dr. Pradeep Kumar Tiwari - Project Co-ordinator

Dr. Pradeep Kumar Tiwari is the Project Coordinator based out of our Gopalnagar Centre. Dr. Pradeep is a Veterinarian with expertise in Animal reproduction. He has done his BVSc & AH from College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Anjora, Durg, Chhattisgarh. He is currently handling Oocyte Aspiration, Oestrous Synchronisation, Transfer of fresh/frozen embryos, In-Vivo Embryo Flushing and laboratory procedures like IVM,IVF and IVC.

Dr. Ramakant Kaushik - Research Associate

Dr. Ramakant Kaushik is a PhD in Biotechnology from NDRI, Karnal and is working as Research Associate based out of our Gopalnagar Centre. He has over 10 years of research experience in the field of IVF Technology, Animal Cloning & Genetic Engineering. He is In-charge of all the work related to the laboratory and serves as our Embryologist. He undertakes all steps right from processing of aspirated occytes till the embryos are ready for transfer or freezing.

Dr. Amol Ashok Sahare - Lab Manager

Dr. Amol Sahare is a PhD in Animal Biotechnology from National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal. He was an active member of the team which produced three Cloned Buffalo Calves during his thesis work in NDRI. He had fellowships from DBT, CSIR-UGC, ICAR during Masters and PhD degree and got Merit certificate for his PhD thesis. After completion of PhD, he joined as a Lab Manager with JK BovaGenix

Mr. Ramakant Sahu - Senior Lab Technician

Mr. Ramakant Sahu is currently working as a Lab Technician with JK BovaGenix. He has over 26 years of extensive laboratory experience in the field of Embryo transfer, In Vitro Fertilization, Embryo Freezing and he is managing all the laboratory equipments, Consumables & data records, in addition to undertaking laboratory procedures.