Dr. Bimal Prasanna Mohanty

Born in Korania, District Jagatsinghpur, Odisha on 20 June 1962. Educated at OUAT, BVSc&AH 1986; IVRI MVSc (Biochemistry) 1989 and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, PhD (Biotechnology) 2002.

Assistant Director General (Inland Fisheries), Fisheries Science Division, ICAR, March, 2020 to date.

Assistant Professor (Biochemistry), Faculty of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar, 1990-94; Scientist (Biochemistry: An. Sc.), ICAR - Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI) Barrackpore, 1994-98; Scientist SS (Biochemistry), 1998-2001; Scientist SG (Biochemistry), 2001-2002; Senior Scientist (Biochemistry), 2002-2008; Principal Scientist (Biochemistry), 2009- till date; Head of Division - Fishery Resource & Environmental Management, 2014- 2020; ICAR - Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI) Barrackpore, Kolkata.

Awards/Honours: Gold Medal and Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Group Performance (49th Foundation Course for Agricultural Research Service, FOCARS)- 1995- ICAR- NAARM, Hyderabad; Biotechnology Overseas Associateship Award (BTOA)- DBT- 2005, Hon. Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen, UK- 2006-2011; Professor E. P. Odum Gold Medal for Outstanding Research in Environmental Biotechnology- ISEC, India, 2009; Gold Medal & Certificate of Appreciation by Zoological Society of India in the 31st All India Congress of Zoology- 2010; Felicitation by SVBBI (Society of Veterinary Biochemists and Biotechnologists of India for Outstanding Contribution in Veterinary Biochemistry, Biotechnology & Allied Sciences- 2016; Krushak Bandhu Award- Odisha Krushak Samaj, Bhubaneswar, 2017; Life Time Achievement Award in Biochemistry-VIRA, 2017; Advisory Board Member- SVBBI- since 2016; Editor-in-Chief- Journal of the Inland Fisheries Society of India (JIFSI) (Founded in 1969)- since 2017; CIFRI Platinum Jubilee Award (Best Principal Scientist)- 2018; Best Division of the Year Award (CIFRI, for 2018-19)- 2019; Member, Board of Management- Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar- 2021; Member, Editorial Advisory Board- CAB International (CABI)- 2021.


Research Areas: Animal Biochemistry & Biotechnology; Proteomics and Biomarker Discovery; Environmental Biotechnology: Biomarkers for Arsenicosis and Riverine Pollution monitoring, HSPs and High temperature stress physiology of Fishes; Nutritional Biochemistry: Nutritional composition of food fishes, Food Chemistry and Nutrigenomics; Inland Fisheries Management

Address: ADG (Inland Fisheries), Indian Council of Agriculture Research, 308, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan-II, New Delhi 110012; Qrs. No. C-102, NASC Residential Complex, Dev Prakash Shastri Marg, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25842178; Cell: 9230618153; Email: bimalmohanty12@gmail.com; bimal.mohanty@icar.gov.in]