Dr. Saurindra Prasad Ghosh
Fellow, Elected 1999

Born in Calcutta, India on 5 January 1941. Educated at Dinhata High School, West Bengal, 1953-56; RBC College, Naihati, WB, 1956-58; Faculty of Agriculture, University of Kalyani,WB.,1958-61; P.G. School, IARI, 1961-63; Timiriazev Agricultural Academy, Moscow, 1967-70.

Lecturer in Horticulture, Univ. of Kalyani, WB.,1963-72; Scientist (S2), CSWCR&TI, Dehradun, 1972-75; Sr. Scientist (S3) and Head, Horticulture Division, ICAR Complex for NEH Region, Shillong, 1975-80; Sr. Scientist (S4) and Head, Plant Sciences Division, CSWCR&TI, Dehradun,1980-83; Director, CTCRI, Trivandrum, 1983-87; Director, NARP, ICAR, New Delhi, 1987-94; Asstt. Director General (Horticulture), 1994-96, and Deputy Director General (Horticulture), ICAR, New Delhi, 1996-2000; Sr. Horticulture Program Development Expert, FAO, Bangladesh, 2000-03; Agric. Project Management specialist & Team Leader, ADB Project on Crop Diversification, Bangladesh, 2003-09; International Agribusiness Promotion Specialist, Bangladesh Agribusiness Development Project of ADB, 2010; Sr. Horticulture Specialist, FAO, Nepal, 2011; Sr. Consultant DBT, 2010-12.

Awards/Honours: ICAR Award for Team Research, 1978-79; Fakruddin Ali Ahmed Award, 1979-80. HSI Life Time Achievement Award, 2014.

Fellow: Horticultural Society of India (Executive Council Member). Vice President, HSI.

Research Areas: Horticulture

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Foreign Secretary 1 Jan, 2007 to 31 Dec 2009; Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2004 to 31 Dec, 2006