Dr. Charudatta Digambarrao Mayee
FELLOW, ELECTED 2008
Born at Sakharkherda (Buldana), Maharshtra, India on July 15, 1946. Educated at MES High School Mehkar (MS) 1959-61; College of Agriculture, Akola 1961- 65; College of Agriculture, Nagpur 1065-67; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1968-72. B.Sc. (Agri.) (1965); M.Sc.(Agri.) (1967) Ph.D, IARI (1972). Post Doctoral, Alexander von Humbolt Fellow, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart (Germany) 1980-82, Re-visited 1986.
Chairman, Science and Technology Resource Centre, Gadchiroli and Member Rajiv Gandhi Science and Technology Commission, Govt of Maharshtra, Executive Secretary AGROVISION FOUNDATION,Nagpur, Director, Maharshtra Knowledge Corporation Limited (MKCL), Pune (2018- 2023). Board Member, IGKV, Raipur, 2020-Continue.
Professor and Head, Marathwada Agricultural University, Parbhani, 1976-1991 and 1993-1995; Associate Dean, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola, 1991-93; Associate Director, NARP, Aurangabad, 1995-97; Vice-Chancellor, MAU, Parbhani, 1997-2000; Director, Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur, 2000-2003; Agriculture Commissioner; Govt. of India, New Delhi; 2003-2004; Chairman, Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board, New Delhi;2004-2011.Post retirement served as Chairman, Agri. Finance Corporation, Mumbai, Executive Member, African Biosafety Network Expertise, Burkina Faso, Board Member of Dr PDKV, Akola, Gondwana Unit, Gadchiroli, SKAUST, Srinagar.
Awards/Honours: Prof.M.J.Narasimhan Academic Award,1974; V.P. Gokhale Award, 1998; Vasantrao Naik Krishi Award, 2002; Outstanding Team Research Award, 2003; Dr. B. Vishwanath Award, 2005; Life Time Achievement Awards, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2015; Lekhiram Memorial Award, 2009; Doda Raghav Reddy Award, 2010; Leadership Award 2010; Amit Prabudh Manishi Award;2012; IPS Recognition Award,2012; Sasya Suraksha Mahajani Award,2012; Honoured with two civilian awards for social, cultural and scientific activities in the CITY OF NAGPUR; viz., GLOBAL NAGPUR AND SARATHI AWARDS. SHETI SANMAN PURASKAR by ABP MAZA Marathi Channel, 2016; Annasaheb Shinde Puraskar-2017 for contribution to agriculture, DR A.P.MISRA., Life Time Achievement Award -2017 by IIPS, New Delhi., PADMABHUSHAN DR KARMAVEER BHAURAO PATIL NATIONAL AWARD-2017 by RAYAT SHIKSHAN SANTHA, Satara, FICCI-Life Time Achievement Award-2021 and Best Cotton Scientists Award by Cotton Association of India-2022.
D.Sc.(HonorisCausa),RajendraAgriculturalUniversity,PusaSamastipur (Bihar), 2009; OUAT, Bhubaneshwar (Orissa),2010 and Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat (Assam), 2010; President, Indian Society for Cotton Improvement, 2008 to date, and Founder President, South Asia Biotechnology Centre, New Delhi, President Indian Phytopathological Society,1997-98; SMPP, Udaipur, 2006-09, Doctor's Krishi Academy, Lucknow, 2006-2011.
Fellow: Maharashtra Academy of Sciences; Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
Research Areas: Plant Pathology, Epidemiology and Management, Human Resource Development, Cotton Improvement and biotechnology
Address: 602, Raviram Residency, 13/1 Chitale Marg, Dhantoli, Nagpur 440012, Maharashtra; [Tel: Cell: 9970618066; Email: email@example.com]
Vice President 1 Jan, 2016 to 31 Dec, 2018; Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2015 to 31 Dec, 2015