Elected Fellow – 2008
Agricultural Sciences & Forestry: Horticulture- Medicinal and Aromatic PlantsDB: 12-04-1952
Tamluk, Midnapur, West Bengal, India
RBS College, Agra University, U.P.,(B.Sc.(Ag.)1971); Kalyani University, West Bengal, (M.Sc. (Ag.) (Plant Pathology) 1973); Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, West Bengal – (Ph.D., 1978).
Director, Directorate of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research (DMAPR), Anand (2009 to date); Director, National Research Center for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (NRCMAP), Anand & Project Coordinator of AICRP on MAP and Betelvine (1999-2009); Project Coordinator, All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Betelvine, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore and NRCMAP, Anand (1988-2009); Senior Scientist (Plant Pathology), Directorate of Oilseeds Research, Hyderabad (1983-1988); Scientist S1 (Plant Pathology), ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Shillong (1979-1983).
Plant Pathology- Soil Borne Plant Pathogen; Integrated Pest Management; Oilseeds; Betelvine; Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAP); Biotechnology of MAP; Integrated Crop Management; Good Agricultural Practices
Awards and fellowships
Indian Phytopathological Society (1979); Indian Society of Oilseeds Research (2002)
Director, Directorate of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research, Boriavi, Anand, Gujarat 387 310, India
B 10, Swastiik Apartment, Opposite Ramakrishna Sewa Mandal, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand 388120, Gujarat, India.