Dr. (Ms.) Mridula Devi

Born in Kanpur, India on 15 July 1970. Educated at Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur, 1987-1992; Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1992-2000. B.Sc. 1992; M.Sc. 1994; Ph.D. 2000.

Director, ICAR-Central Institute for Women in Agriculture (ICAR-CIWA), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

Scientist, 1998 to 2007; Senior Scientist, 2007-2013; Principal Scientist, ICAR-Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology, Ludhiana, Punjab, 2013-2022.

Awards/Honours: ICAR Award for Team Research in Agriculture and Allied Sciences (Engineering and Technology) for the Biennium, 2005-2006; Young Scientist Award, 2008, ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana; Young Scientist Award, 2008, Bioved Research Society, Allahabad, India; Principal Member, Sectional Committee-FAD 24, Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi, 2019-2022.

Fellow: Bioved Research Society, Allahabad, India; Pragati International Scientific Research Foundation, Meerut, India.

Research Areas: Food fortification, functional foods, extrusion processing, makhana processing, processing and value addition of food grains, empowerment of women in agriculture

Address: Director, ICAR-Central Institute for Women in Agriculture, Bhubaneswar 751003, Odisha; Qtr No. VI/1, Residential Campus, ICAR-CIWA, Bhubaneswar 751003, Odisha; [Tel: Off. (0674) 2387241; Cell: 9878866107; Email: Mridula.Devi@icar.gov.in; drmridulabest123@gmail.com]