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Awards and Honours

Dr. A.K. Patraelected as Vice President of the Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi for the period of 2016-17.

Dr. A.K. Patraelected as Sectional President of the Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata for the period of 2016-2017.

  Dr. A.K. Patraelected associate Editor, European Journal of Soil Science, UK

Dr. A.K. Patraelected as Thesis Examiner, University of Helsinki, Finland.

Dr S Lenkawas awarded Endeavour Research Fellowship-2015 and successfully completed Post-Doctoral fellowshipat Western Sydney University, Australia during April to September, 2015.

Dr. J. Somasundaram was awarded Endeavour Research Fellowship-2015 and successfully completed Post Doctoral fellowship at DSITI, Ecosciences Precinct (ESP), Dutton Park, Brisbane, Australia during May to October, 2015.

Dr. S. Rajendiran Awarded Fellowship for Young Scientist Training, 2015 by MPCOST, Bhopal

Dr. Asha Sahu AwardedYoung Scientist Fellowship 2016 for training by MPCOST, Bhopal

Dr. Tapan Adhikari, (Pr. Scientist) was awarded Endeavour Research Fellowship-2015 and successfully completed PostDoctoral fellowship at University of Newcastle, Australia during Aug. 2015 to Feb. 2016.

Dr. M. L. Dotaniya (Scientist): Awarded Second Best Oral Paper Presentation by Search and Research Society held at Bhopal during 27 to 28 November, 2015.

Dr. Sanjay Srivastava (Principal Scientist): Elected as Councilor of the Indian Society of Soil Science for 2016-17.

Dr. R.H. Wanjari,(Sr Scientist) received the Outstanding Achievement Award GRISAAS 2015 in the discipline of Agronomy of theAstha Foundation, Meerut (UP).

Dr. D.L.N. Rao (PC-BF): Delivered an invited talk on “ Biofertilizers-Current Scenario and Future" in the national dialogue on “Efficient Nutrient Management for Improving Soil Health” held at IARI, New Delhi during 28 to 29 September, th th 2015.

Dr. D.L.N. Rao (PC-BF): Delivered the 7 Professor S.K. th Mukherjee Memorial Lecture on in the "Brave New Soil Science" National Seminar on "Soil Health Management and Food Security: Role of Soil Science Research and Education" held at Kolkata on October 8, 2015.

Dr. D.L.N. Rao (PC-BF): Delivered a special lecture on "Bright New Horizons in Soil Science" to school students in IYS celebrations of IISS at Regional Science Centre, Bhopal and at IISS, Bhopal on November 18 and 19, 2015 respectively.

Dr. D.L.N. Rao (PC-BF): Delivered a special lecture on "Soil Biology and Microbial Diversity -New Paradigms" during IYS celebrations of ICAR on November 24, 2015 at NAAS, New Delhi.

Dr A.K. Biswas conducted Ph.D. viva-voce exam of Trisha Roy at IARI, New Delhi on December 29, 2015.

Dr. M. Vassanda Coumar (Scientist): Delivered invited lecture on “Application of radioisotopes in soil testing and plant nutrition studies in the National seminar on “Application of radioisotopes and radiation technology in industries, agriculture, healthcare and its impact on environmental” held at AISECT University, Bhopal during 3-4 July, 2015.

Dr. Ashok K. Patra, won Bioved Agri-innovation Award 2015 for outstanding contribution in the area of sustainable crop production.

Dr. Tapan Adhikari, bagged JC Bose Gold Medal Award - 2014 of Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi. He also received Twelfth International Congress Commemoration Award - 2014 of the Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi.

Dr. SR Mohanty, got Eminent Scientist Award 2014–National Environmental Science Academy, New Delhi. He also got Young investigator award 2015 – India Bioscience, during young investigator meet (YIM 2015) at National Centre for Biological Science (NCBS).

Dr. K Bharati, received Scientist of the Year Award, 2014 from National Environmental Science Academy.

Dr. AK Vishwakarma, won ICAR Award for Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research in Agricultural and Allied Sciences (Natural Resource Management & Agricultural Engineering) for 2011-12 by ICAR on the occasion of 86th Foundation Day at New Delhi on 29th July, 2014.

Dr. Sangeeta Lenka, received Young Scientist Award from Education Expo-2014th.

Dr. I Rashmi, bagged ISSS Best Doctoral Research Presentation Award during 79 Annual Convention of the Indian Society of Soil Science(ISSS) held at Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad during November 24-27, 2014.

Dr. N.K.Lenka, Golden Jubilee Commemoration Young Scientist award of Indian Society of Soil Science 2013.

Dr. N.K.Lenka, Young Scientist award of Indian Association of Soil and Water Conservationists, Dehradun 2013.

Dr. Ritesh Saha, Received the NAAS Associateship in 2014.

Dr. K. Sammi Reddy, Principal Scientist; Dr A. Subba Rao, Director; Dr Muneshwar Singh, Project Coordinator (LTFE) and Dr M Mohanty, Senior Scientist received the “FAI Golden Jubilee Award for Excellence” for the best work done in the field of ‘Nutrient Management in Wheat’. 11 December 2013.

Dr. A.K. Biswas, Head, Soil Chemistry & Fertility, and his team (Dr. K.M. Hati, Dr. S. Ramana and Dr. A.B. Singh) received the ISSS-Dr.J.S.P. Yadav memorial award for excellence in Soil Science for the year 2012.

Dr. S. Kundu, Head of Division (ESS) awarded the Fellow of the Indian Society of Soil Science during 77th Annual Convention from December 3-6, 2012 at Ludhiana.

Dr.Asha Sahu, Received the Gold Medal for Best Doctoral Research Presentation Award (2012) by Indian Society of Soil Science at Punjab agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana, India on 5th Dec’2012.

Dr. Ritesh Saha, Received the golden jubilee commemoration young scientist award (ISSS)-2012.

Dr. R.S. Chaudhary, Bharat Jyothi Award of India International Friendship Society 2012.

Dr. Pramod Jha, Received the young scientist award of Indian Association of Soil Conservationist-2011

Dr. Pramod Jha, Received the golden jubilee commemoration young scientist award (ISSS)-2011

Dr. K. Ramesh, Sr. Scientist (Agronomy), Awarded USDA Norman E Borlaug International Fellow for training at Ohio State University, Ohio, Piketon, USA during 14th July -09th Sept , 2011.

Dr. N. K. Lenka, Sr. Scientist (Soil Physics) Awarded Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship, State University, Columbus during 09th October, 2011 to 08th January, 2012.

Dr. Muneshwar Singh, Project Coordinator (LTFE) awarded the Fellow of the Indian Society of Soil Science during 75th Annual Convention from November 14-17, 2010 at IISS, Bhopal.

Dr. S. Ramana was admitted as Fellow Indian Society for Plant Physiology (FISSP) in the field of Plant Physiology & Cognate Sciences.

Dr. Asit Mandal received ISSS Best Doctoral Research presentation award during 75th Annual Convention from November 14-17, 2010 at IISS, Bhopal.

Dr.S. Ramana received Academy of Advancement of Agricultural Sciences (AAA) Senior Award of Indian Society for Plant Physiology.

Dr. D. Damodar Reddy, Principal Scientist- Elected Councilor of Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi for the year 2008 and 2009.

Dr. K.M. Hati received the Associate Fellowship of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) for the year 2008

Dr.K.Ramesh, received the Young Scientist Award of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) for Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences for the year 2007-2008

Dr. S. Kundu, received award "ICAR award for outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research in Agriculture and Allied Sciences for the biennium 2007-2008" for their outstanding research contribution in Natural Resource Management.

A.B.Singh, P. Ramesh, N.R. Panwar and S.Ramana, second Best Poster Award for the paper “ Effect of organic nutrient sources on yield, quality and soil biological properties under soybean-wheat cropping system in vertisols” presented at International Symposium on Organic Farming and Renewable Sources of Energy for Sustainable Agriculture at RCA, MPUAT, Udaipur during November, 9-21, 2007

GV Lakshmi and AK Biswas , Senior Scientist, best poster award for the paper “Nitrate in groundwater in intensive agricultural areas of West Godavari: a case study” presented at the International Symposium on Management of Coastal Ecosystem: Technological Advancement and Livelihood Security organized by Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research, Kolkata during Oct. 27-30, 2007.

Dr. S. Kundu , Head, ESS - Hari Om Ashram Award (ICAR) for 2007 for Natural Resources Management

Dr. D. Damodar Reddy And Dr. K. Sammi Reddy selected as NAAS associates for 2006 - 2010.

Dr. D.L.N.Rao, Network Coordinator (Bio. Fertilizer) renominated as Editor, Journal of Indian Society of Soil Science for 2005 - 2006.

Dr.Ranjit kumar, Senior Scientist - Lal Bahadur Shastri Young Scientist Award, 2005-06 (ICAR) in Social Science

Drs. PK Ghosh, MC Manna, KK Bandyopadhyay received IMPHOS-FAI award for 2005 for their work on "Role of phosphorus on crop yields and crop quality".

Dr. A. Subba Rao and Dr. K. Sammi Reddy received Dhiru Morarji Memorial award for 2004-2005 of FAI for the best article published in July, 2005 issue of Indian Journal of Fertilizers.

ICAR-Chaudhary Devi Lal Outstanding AICRP Award 2004 was presented to All India Coordinated Research Project on Long-Term Fertilizer Experiments under the leadership of Dr. M.V. Singh, Project Coordinator In-charge (AICRP-LTFE) on July 10, 2005 by Shri Sharad Power, Honorable Union Minister for Agriculture, Government of India.

Dr. D. Damodar Reddy received Shri B. Lakshminarayana Memorial Award (2002-03)by Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi on February 11, 2005.

Drs. A. Subba Rao, D. Damodar Reddy, K. Sammi Reddy received MPHOS-FAI 2003 Award for their outstanding work on "Role of phosphorus on crop yields and crop quality".

Dr. D. Damodar Reddy received The Golden Jubilee Commemoration Young Scientist Award 2001 by Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi.

Dr. D. Damodar Reddy received Lal Bahadur Shastri Young Scientist Award (1999 - 2000) by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.

Dr. D.L.N.Rao, Network Coordinator (Bio. Fertilizer) completed a consultancy assignment on Biofertilizer manufacture and development to M/s Rishita Biotech Ltd., Hyderabad.

Dr. D.L.N.Rao, Network Coordinator (Bio. Fertilizer) joined as Editor, "Agropedology".

Dr. D.L.N.Rao, Network Coordinator, AINP on Biofertilizers - Nominated as member, Institute Management Committee of NBAIM, Mau., U.P.

 
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