Dr. S.N. Puri
Fellow, Elected 2000

Born in Kharsoli, Nagpur, Maharashtra on 24 January 1945. Educated at SSC Municipal High School, Mowar (M.S.), Govt. Agriculture College, Nagpur, 1962; Nagpur University, 1964-68; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1968-73.

Assistant Entomologist, 1973-74, Assistant Professor, 1973-75, Associate Professor, 1975-81, Sr. Insect Toxicologist, 1981, Professor of Entomology, 1981-85, and Professor & Officiating Head, 1985-95, Marathwada Agricultural University, Parbhani; Director, National Centre for Integrated Pest Management, New Delhi, 1995-99; Vice-Chancellor, Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli, 1999-2000; Vice-Chancellor, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, 1999-2004; Vice-Chancellor, Central Agricultural University, Imphal, 2004-2014.

Awards/Honours: Hexamar Foundation Award, 1992; Achievement Award for IPM, 1998; Sri Dodla Ragava Reddy Memorial Gold Medal Award, 2002; Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development Society (BHU, Varanasi) Bramharshi Award, 2003; AZARA Honorary Fellowship Award, 2002; Dr. M.R. Siddiqi Medal Award, 2004; ICAR Outstanding Team Research Award for the Biennium 2003-04; Academic Leadership Award by Agriculture Today, 2010; President, Indian Agricultural Universities Association, New Delhi, 2005; President, Indian Universities Association, 2012; Member Working Committee of BCCI, 2012.

Fellow: Society for Plant Protection Sciences (President, 1996-2002); Entomological Society of India (President, 2004 till date); Society for Promotion and Innovation of Bio-Pesticides (President, 2008 to date).

Research Areas: Entomology, Integrated Pest Management

Address: Flat No. 402/502, Plot 84/85, Kusum Residence, Vidya Sagar Colony, Near Salisbury Park, Pune 411037, Maharashtra; [Tel: Cell: 9999637566; Email: snpuri04@yahoo.co.in]

Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2013 to 31 Dec, 2015; Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2001 to 31 Dec, 2003