Profile of Mrs. Utpala Parthasarathy

Utpala Parthasarathy (Mrs.)

Elected Fellow 2011

Agricultural Sciences &Forestry (Environmental Sciences)

DB: 01-03-1956


Birth place

Alipurduar, Jalpaiguri. West Bengal


North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong, B.Sc.(Zoology) (1978); M.Sc. (1980); Gauhati University, Ph.D. (2005)

Positions held 

Tech. Officer    (T 8) /IISR, Calicut.ICAR (2005- till date); Tech. Officer (T6), CPCRI Kasaragod & IISR Calicut (2000-2005); Tech.Officer  (T 5) ICAR Complex, Barapani & CPCRI Kasaragod(1995-2000); Technical Assistant (T3&T4). ICAR Complex, Barapani (1983-1995)

Research Area

Bio-diversity. Application of GIS to study molecular, biochemical biodiversity of the spices crops. Hot spot and richness of species diversity of spices crops.

Awards and fellowships

Awarded-Dr.H.S.Metha Memorial Award  for Best Research Paper- Oral presentation Indian Society for Spices, Calicut.India (2007).


Indian Institute of Spices Research. Post Box No-1701, Marikunnu Post, Calicut-673012, Kerala.


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