Dr. B.S. Prakash

Born in Bangalore, India on 12 July 1956. Educated at St. Josephs Academy, Dehradun, 1968-71; Vijaya College, Bangalore, 1972-75; National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, 1975-77; B.Sc. 1975; M.Sc. 1977; Ph.D. 1983; German Academic Exchange Service Fellowship, 1985-86; Department of Biotechnology, Overseas Associateship, 1995-96; INSA Exchange Visit Fellowship, 2004; DAAD Reinvitation Fellowship Program 2008.

Sr. Consultant (AH&F), National Rainfed Area Authority, Jan 2019 till date.

Sr. Scientist, 1986-98, Professor, 1998-2000, Animal Physiology, and Head, Division of Dairy Cattle Physiology, 2000-11, National Dairy Research Institute Karnal; Assistant Director General (Animal Nutrition & Physiology), ICAR, 2011-18.

Awards/Honours: ISCA Young Scientist Award, 1985; Nils Lagerlof Memorial Award, 1985; Dr. D. Sunderesan Memorial Award, 1989; ISSAR Young Scientist Award, 1989; AJAS Purina Outstanding Research Award 2002; Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award, 1990-92; PG Nair Award, 2004; IARI Shri Harikrishna Shastri Memorial Award 2005; Dr. Heinrich-Baur Award 2006 Germany; Dr. M.S. Swaminathan Award 2006-07; Dr. C.R. Sane Oration Lecture, 2009.

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences (India), Allahabad; National Academy of Dairy Science

Research Areas: Reproductive Physiology, Endocrinology, Animal Reproduction

Address: Technical Consultant Senior - AH&F, National Rainfed Area Authority (NRAA), Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, GoI, 2nd Floor, NASC Complex, DPS Marg, Pusa, New Delhi 110012; EG 13, 4th Floor Inderpuri, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25842959; Email: bsp1001@rediffmail.com; bsprakash1001@gmail.com]

Recognition Award 2005-2006