Dr. Sakuru Venkata Sai Prasad
FELLOW, ELECTED 2018
Born in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh on 21 June 1967. B.Sc. 1990 and M.Sc. 1992, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad; Ph.D. 1995, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi; PGDHRM 2005, MBA 2006 and PGDIPR 2016, IGNOU, New Delhi; PGDTMA 2013, NAARM, Hyderabad
Principal Scientist, ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research, Hyderabad 2021 to date.
Principal Scientist, ICAR-IARI Regional Station, Indore, 2009-15; Principal Scientist & Head, ICAR-IARI Regional Station, Indore 2015-21.
Awards/Honours: INSA Visiting Scientist Fellowship, 2001-02; NAIP Training Visiting scientist Fellowship, 2009-10; ICAR Award for Outstanding Inter-disciplinary Team Research Team Research in Agricultural and Allied Sciences" as Member, 2009-10; Gold Medal for PGDTMA by NAARM, Hyderabad, 2016; Venus International Foundation Distinguished Scientist Award - Agriculture, 2015; Astha Foundation, SSDAT, Meerut - Outstanding Achievement Award in Plant Breeding, 2014; GRISAAS-2015 - Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research Award as Team Leader, and BGRI, USA-BGRI-Gene Stewardship Award as Member (International Award), 2018; Dr. S. Nagarajan Memorial Award from SAWBR, Karnal, 2019 and XXI Sukumar Basu Memorial Award from IARI, New Delhi, 2020.
Fellow: Society for Advancement of Wheat Research, Karnal, 2014; Indian Society for Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi, 2016; Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences, 2019
Research Areas: Genetics and Plant Breeding in durum wheat, bread wheat and Rice
Address: Principal Scientist, ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad 500030, Telangana; [Tel: Cell: 9425957920; Fax: (0731) 2701131; Email: email@example.com]