Mr. Amol V Khandare is the Head- Training and Capacity Building at International Institute of Advanced Agriculture Skill Development- IIAASD in Jaipur, Rajasthan. He is an Agriculture Graduate from Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola, Maharashtra and Post Graduate in Management from University of Pune. Mr. Amol V Khandare’s interests are commercial cultivation of medicinal crops and organic farming. He has 11 years of experience in herbal plants cultivation, management, marketing, export, processing etc.
Mr. Amol V Khandare says black turmeric is one of the most important herbal plant and due to its rareness and high demand in market, farmers can get higher returns by cultivating this precious crop. Kali haldi (cucurma caesia) can be cultivated in most of the parts of India.