Siraj Hussain

Siraj Hussain
Senior Visiting Fellow, ICRIER | Former Agriculture Secretary, GoI

He retired as Secretary, Agriculture, Government of India, and is now Senior Visiting Fellow, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations. During his tenure as the Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture Cooperation, the Procurement of pulses was started at market rates under Price Stabilisation Fund. The National Agriculture Market was also initiated in this period. He has written extensively on issues related to Agriculture and Food.