Dr. Bhaskaruni Raja Rajeswara Rao
Fellow, Elected 2010

Born in Guntur, India on 12 August 1953. Educated at Zilla Parishad High School, Vinukonda, 1964-69; S.S.& N. College, Narasaraopet, 1969; Agricultural College, Bapatla, 1970-74; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1975-80; B.Sc. (Agriculture) 1974; M.Sc. (Agronomy) 1978: Ph.D. (Agronomy) 1981.

Chief Scientist, CSIR - Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research Centre, Hyderabad, 2006 to date.

Junior Scientist, 1980-85, Scientist, 1985-88, Senior Scientist, 1988-1993, Principal Scientist, 1993-98, Senior Principal Scientist, 1998-2006, CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research Centre, Hyderabad.

Awards/Honours: Talented Scientist Award, 2008; International Potash Institute-Fertilizer Association of India Award, 2002; Fragrances and Flavours Association of India Appreciation Award, 1999; Gaurav Society for Agricultural Research Centre Crop Research Award, 1977; Bapatla Agricultural College Sri. V.N. Chowdary Memorial Rolling Cup, 1974.

Fellow: Indian Society of Agronomy, 2008; Indian Society for Spices, 2011.

Research Areas: Agronomy, Medicinal and Aromatic plants

Address: Chief Scientist, CSIR - CIMAP Research Centre, Boduppal, Hyderabad 500092, Telangana; 1-1-593/2/2 Gandhinagar, Hyderabad 500080, Telangana; [Tel: Off. (040) 27200272; Res. (040) 27621400, Cell: 09441455397; Fax: (040) 27202602; Email: brrrao1@rediffmail.com; brrrao1@gmail.com]