Dr. Nath Saran Lal Srivastava

Born in Bishunpura, Gorakhpur, U.P., India on 1 July 1943. Educated at Kulbhaskar Ashram Agriculture College, Allahabad, 1955-59; Allahabad Agricultural Institute, 1959-62; IIT, Kharagpur, 1964-66; Bhopal University, 1984-88; B.Sc. (Agri. Engg.) 1962; M.Tech. (Agri. Engg.) 1966; Ph.D. (Mech.Engg.) 1988.

Retd., Assistant Director General (Engg.), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi 110 001.

Research Engineer, Kulbhaskar Ashram Degree College of Agriculture, Allahabad, 1962-64; Assistant Agricultural Engineer, Agricultural Engineer, Senior Agricultural Engineer and Head, Agricultural Engineering Division, Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow, 1966-78; Head, Crop Production Engineering Division, Project Coordinator (AICRP on Utilization of Animal Energy), and Director, Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal, 1978-97; Assistant Director General (Engg.) and Acting Deputy Director General (Engg.), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, 1997-2003; Joint Director, Sardar Patel Renewable Energy Research Institute, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand, 2003-10, Executive Director, TIT Group of Institution, Anand Nagar, Bhopal, 2003-2011.

Awards/Honours: ISAE Commendation Medals, 1978-79 and 1984-85; Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award of ICAR, 1980-81; Rishabh Shree Award, 1994-95; ISAE Fellow 1990-91: ISAE Gold Medal, 1999-2000; President Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers for 2 terms during 2002-04 and 2004-2006; Chief Editor of ISAE "Journal of Agricultural Engineering" for 5 years (from 1990-1994) and ISAE "Agricultural Engineering Today" for 12 years (from1990-96 and 1998-2002).Chairman BIS Sectional Committees on Harvesting and Threshing Equipment during 1989-92 and Farm Implements and Machinery during 2000-03. Board Member of JNKVV Jabalpur during 1990-93 and 2005-07, IGKVV Raipur 2000-03 and M.P. Agro Industries Corporation, Bhopal 1990-92. Member ICAR Society (2004-2007); Member, Central Agricultural Machinery and Implement Council, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, and Member, Agricultural Implements Review and Release Committee of Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, both, during 1989-92; Chairman Reasearch Advisory Committee of ILRI Ranchi, Member RAC CIAE Bhopal; Member QRT ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region Barapani and Chairman QRT AICRP on Farm Implements and Machinery; Member Steering Committee of World Bank Funded National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP) of ICAR and Chairman CAC of NAIP funded Project on "Lac Value Chain" during 2009-14 and member CAC of NAIP funded project on "Cotton Value Chain" 2009-14.

Fellow: Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers

Research Areas: Agricultural Enginerering, Mechanization, Renewable Sources of Energy and Energy Management in Agriculture

Address: Executive Director, TIT Group of Institutions, Anand Nagar, PO Box 24, BHEL Piplani, Bhopal 462021, M.P.; Flat No. B-404, SPS Residency, Vaibhav Khand, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad 201014, U.P.; [Tel: Cell: 7566535492; Email: nslsrivastava@rediffmail.com; nslsrivastava78@gmail.com]

Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2008 to 31 Dec, 2010