Dr. Anup Das

Born in Dharmanagar, District: North Tripura, Tripura on 18 August 1974. Educated at CAU, Imphal, B.Sc (Ag.) 1998; TANU, Coimbatore, M.Sc (Ag.) Agronomy, 2000 and IARI, New Delhi, Ph.D. (Agronomy), 2003.

Principal Scientist (Agronomy), ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Tripura Centre, Lembucherra, Agartala, Tripura, 2018 onwards.

Head (I/c), Division of Crop Production, ICAR RC NEH, Umiam, 2016-18; Principal Scientist (Agronomy), ICAR RC NEH, Umiam, 2014-16; Senior Scientist (Agronomy), ICAR RC NEH, Umiam, 2009-14; Senior Scientist (Agronomy), IIWBR (DWR), Karnal, 2008-09; I/C Water Management Division, ICAR RC NEH, Umiam, 2009-10; Scientist (Agronomy), ICAR RC NEH, Umiam, 2003-08.

Awards/Honours: Swami Sahajananad Saraswati Outstanding Extension scientist award, ICAR, 2016; First Dr. H.K. Jain Award for excellence in agricultural research in north east India, CAU, Imphal, 2013-2014; ICAR Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research Award in Natural Resource Management, 2011; Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award, ICAR, 2012; Lal Bahadur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist Award, ICAR, 2010; National Ground Water Augmentation Award, Ministry of Water Resources, 2008; Dr. K.G.Tejwani award in Natural Resource Management, IASWC, Dehradun, 2015-16; Young Soil Conservationist Award, IASWC, Dehradun, 2012; First Outstanding Scientist Award, 2012, ICAR RC NEH, Umiam, 2013; P.S. Deshmukh Young Agronomist Award, ISA, New Delhi, 2008; Best Centre, Network Project on Organic Farming (NPOF), Team leader/PI, ICAR-IIFSR, Modipuram, 2016; Indian Association of Hill Farming (IAHF) Best Extension Scientist award 2017-18, Recognition certificate from CMASC, OSU, USA for 3 month attachment research on conservation agriculture and soil carbon sequestration; Secretary, IAHF, Umiam, Meghalaya, 2015-18; Joint Secretary, IAHF, 2011-14; Organizing Secretary, International Congress on Cotton and Other Fibre Crops, 2018, ICAR RC NEH, Umiam; Editor-in-Chief, Innovative Farming, Society for Advancement of Agricultural Innovation (SAAI), Agartala, 2016; Co-Chief editor, Indian Journal of Hill Farming, 2018; President, SAAI, Agartala 2018 onwards; Vice President, IAHF, 2021 onwards; Technical editor, IAHF, Umiam, 2017-18; Editor, Indian Journal of Agronomy, 2012-16, 2019-23; Editor, Indian Journal of Soil Conservation, 2016-18; Councilor, ISA, 2010-12; Member, NLMT (NFSM) NE Region, 2015 to 2018; Faculty member College of Post Graduate Studies, (CAU), Umiam, 2007-2018; Member, PG Faculty, IARI, New Delhi, 2016 onwards; Member, IMC, ATARI, Guwahati; Member, IQAC, College of Agriculture, Tripura (CAT); External Member, IAIP, Nagaland University; 2019 onwards; Councillor, IGNOU certificate courses, ICAR RC NEH, Umiam centre, 2009-2018.

Fellow: Indian Society of Agronomy (ISA) 2017, Indian Association of Hill Farming (IAHF) 2017, National Academy of Biological Sciences (NABS) 2021, Society for Biotic and Environmental Research (SBER), 2020

Research Areas: Crop production, Hill farming system, Conservation agriculture, Organic farming, Climate resilient agriculture

Address: Principal Scientist (Agronomy), ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Tripura Centre, Lembucherra, Agartala 799210, Tripura; [Tel: Off. (0381) 2865537; Cell: 873002833, 9436336070; Fax: (0381) 2865537; Email: anup_icar@yahoo.com; anup.das2@icar.gov.in]

NAAS Associate, 2015