Dr. Subhash Chandra Ahuja has 40 years of experience in rice cultivation practices and pest & disease control. He has been a Research Scientist at Kaul Rice Research Centre, Haryana. Dr. Ahuja conducted farmers schools for basmati cultivation, disease & pest control for several years and was involved in Basmati varietal survey and crop health monitoring. His experience includes trainings on Rice disease & insect control, IPM at IRRI, Manila, Rice Cultivation feasibility study in East African countries and formulation of Farmer Advisory Cell for Basmati growers. He has been involved for variety wise basmati rice area estimation and yield estimation through Crop Cutting Experiments and farmers’ survey.