Profile of Dr. Krishna Gopal Mandal

Krishna Gopal Mandal

Elected Fellow 2018

Subject: Agricultural Sciences & Forestry (Agriculture)

DB: 17-01-1967

Birth place

Vill Kumardubi, Dist Bankura, West Bengal, India.
 

Education

Palli Siksha Bhavana (Institute of Agriculture), Visva-Bharati, Sriniketan, (B.Sc. (Ag.) Hons.,1991), (M.Sc. (Ag.),1993); Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, West Bengal  (Ph.D., 1998); Post-Doc, 2006, China Agricultural University (CAU), Beijing, P.R. China.
 

Positions held 

Principal Scientist (Agronomy), ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management, Bhubaneswar (2013- till date); Senior Scientist (Agronomy), ICAR- Directorate of Water Management (presently IIWM), Bhubaneswar (2007-2013); Scientist (Agronomy) & Scientist (Sr. Scale), ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal (1998-2007); Associate Editor, Agronomy Journal, Am. Soc. Agronomy, USA (2016-till date); Editor, Indian Journal of Agronomy, ISA, New Delhi (2016-18); Elected Member, Executive Council, Indian Assoc. Soil & Water Conservationists, Dehradun (2018-19); Councillor, Indian Soc. Coastal Agric. Res., ICAR-CSSRI, West Bengal (2017-18); Member & Sectional Recorder, Agriculture & Forestry Sciences Section, ISCA, Kolkata (2012-14 & 2014-16); Sr. Research Fellow, CAU, Beijing, P.R. China (2005-06)
 

Research Area

Natural Resource Management Agronomy, Bioenergetics in Crop Production, Bioresource & Nutrient Management, Conservation Tillage, Agricultural Water Management, Agrometeorology & Crop Planning
 

Awards and fellowships

Awards:

Dr. Amitava Mukhopadhyay Gold Medal Award (1991), Tapan Memorial Award (1991 & 1993) at Visva-Bharati, Sriniketan; CSC Chinese Govt. Fellowship (2005-06); ICRISAT Doreen Mashler Award (2006); ICAR-IIWM (formerly DWM) Scientist Proficiency Award (2011); BKJF-INCSW Sookshma Sinchai Puraskar (2018) by CWC, MoWR, RD & GR, Govt. of India, New Delhi & Jain Irrigations (JISL), Jalgaon; Dr. K.G. Tejwani Award (biennial 2016-2017) by Indian Assoc. Soil Water Conservationists (IASWC), Dehradun; K.C. Das Memorial Award (2018) of The Institution of Engineers (India), Odisha State, Bhubaneswar

Fellowships:

Fellow, Indian Society of Agronomy (ISA), New Delhi (2013); Fellow, West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology, Kolkata (2016); Member (MNASc), The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), Allahabad (2017)
 

Address

Official

ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management, Opp. to Rail Vihar, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar- 751 023, Odisha
 

Residence

Qr. No. Type-IV-3, ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management, Opp. to Rail Vihar, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar- 751 023, Odisha

 

[Ph (Res.): 0674-2303696; (Office): 0674-2300060, 2300010, Mobile: 9438184806, E-mail: kgmandal@gmail.com, mandal98kg@yahoo.co.in]