Dr. Vidya Madhusudan Murkumbi - Director (Chairperson)

Director Identification Number - 00007588

Dr. Vidya Murkumbi, born January 5, 1948, is a Non-Executive Director of the Company. She is one of the founding Directors and the Chairperson of Shree Renuka Sugars Limited of which she is the co-promoter. She is a graduate in Chemistry having vast experience in the Trading and Distribution business over 32 year's stint in the field. Her industrial experience began with her association with Murkumbi Bio-Agro Private Limited and Murkumbi Industries Private Limited which were engaged in the production of bio-pesticides and bio-fertilizers. She later promoted the SRSL, which has, under her able guidance, within a short span of time became the country's biggest sugar refiner and has transformed the landscape of the sugar industry in the country. She was awarded the "Karnataka Ratna" in recognition of her achievements by the Government of Karnataka. She is conferred Honorary Doctorate by Karnataka State Women's University Bijapur. Dr. Vidya Murkumbi is the Ex-President of South Indian Sugar Mills Association (SISMA) and a member of the Tuteja Committee set up by the Government of India in 2004 for revitalization of sugar industry.