Dr. Bhagwati Prasad Bhatt
FELLOW, ELECTED 2009
Born in Kothiyara, Uttarakhand, India on 5 February 1965. Educated at G.H. School, Tehri Garhwal 1978-79; G.I.C. Uttarkashi, 1981-82; H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, Uttarakhand 1983-87; Ph.D., 1991.
OSD, NRM Division, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, 2020 to date.
Lecturer, 1991-96, and Sr. Lecturer 1996-2000, H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal; Senior Scientist, 2000-07, and Principal Scientist, 2007, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya; Joint Director, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Nagaland Centre, Medziphema, Nagaland, 2007-10; Director, ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna, 2011-20; Officer on Special Duty, Mahatma Gandhi Integrated Farming Research Institute, Piprakothi, Motihari, 2015-20.
Awards/Honours: ICFRE Award, 1998-99 for outstanding contribution in "Forest (Silviculture) Research; Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award for the Biennium 2004-2005 for outstanding contribution on Intensive Integrated Farming System for Livelihood Security in NEH Region; Eminent Scientist Award 2011 for outstanding research contributions for advancement of scientific knowledge in the field of agriculture; Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award 2013 for outstanding contribution in the field of Tribal Farming Systems; Rajiv Gandhi National Award for Original Book Writing in Hindi on Gyan Vigyan 2013; Plaque of Recognition 2016 for contribution in the field of Conservation Agriculture; M. S. Swaminathan National Award for the Biennial 2015-17 for outstanding contribution in Hill Agriculture; Dr. Rajendra Prasad Puraskar for Technical Book Writing in Agricultural & Allied Sciences 2016; Outstanding Achievement Award 2018 for Excellence in Research; Lifetime Achievement Award 2018 for quality research, novelty and significance; Edunuri Agaiah Memorial Award 2018 for outstanding contribution in the field of Agricultural Research.
Fellow: National Institute of Ecology, 2014; National Academy of Biological Sciences, 2018
Research Areas: Farming System Research, Conservation Agriculture and Agroforestry
Address: OSD, NRM Division, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, KAB-II, Pusa, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Cell: 9473199366; Email: email@example.com]