Dr. Monoranjan Mohanty

Born in Teldia, Cuttack, India on 18 March 1972. Educated at Teldia High School, Cuttack, 1987; Government College, Rourkela, 1987-89; Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar, 1990-94, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1995-97; B.Sc. 1994; M.Sc. 1997; Ph.D. 2015 from The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia.

Principal Scientist, ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal, 2018 to date.

Scientist, 1999-2015, Senior Scientist, 2015-2018, and Principal Scientist, 2018 to date, ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal.

Awards/Honours: Advancement of Agricultural Sciences (AAS) Young Scientist Award by Indian Society of Plant Physiology (ISPP), New Delhi, 2006; The Golden Jubilee Commemoration Young Scientist Award 2008 by Indian Society of Soil Science (ISSS), New Delhi; John AllWright Fellowship from Australian Council for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Canberra, 2006; The 2013 Fertilizer Association of India (FAI) Golden Jubilee Award for Excellence; Twelfth International Congress Commemoration Award for the year 2019 from the Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi.

Research Areas: Soil Science-Soil Physics, Agricultural System Modelling and Climate change impact studies

Address: Principal Scientist, ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Nabi Bagh Berasia Road, Bhopal 462038, M.P.; Block B, Sagar Landmark, Ayodhya Bypass Road, Bhopal 462038, M.P.; [Tel: Off. (0755) 2730970, 2733341 Ext 109; Cell: 8878250282; Fax: (0755) 2733310; Email: manoranjan.mohanty@icar.gov.in; mmohanty1972@gmail.com; mmohanty_bpl@yahoo.co.in]