Prof. Anil Kumar Gupta

Born on 24 April 1952. Educated at Haryana Agricultural University, B.Sc. 1972; M.Sc. 1974; Ph.D., Kurukshetra University, 1986.

Professor, Centre for Management in Agriculture, IIM Ahmedabad, 1981 to date; President, SRISTI.

Advisor, Farming Systems Research, Bangladesh Agriculture Research Council and the Institute, 1985-86; Consultant to CGIAR, Ford Foundation, IADS, UNESCO, NABARD, BMZ, ISNAR, BARC, IVCN; Member, Commission on Environmental Planning.

Awards/Honours: IIMA Kasturbhai Lalbhai Chair in Entrepreneurship; IIMA Best Teacher Awards, 1982 and 1985; Association of Indian Management Schools Best Teacher Award, 1996; Far Eastern Economic Review Asian Innovation Gold Award 2000; Padma Shri, 2004; ISCA Science-in-Society Award 2004.

Fellow: The World Academy of Art and Science, 2001.

Research Areas: Sustainable agriculture, indigenous ecological knowledge-biodiversity, conservation, IPR, knowledge network, research management, creativity & innovation

Address: CSIR Bhatnagar Fellow, GIAN India, Satellite Complex, Near Mansi crossroads, Satellite, Ahmedabad 380015, Gujarat; 315, IIM Campus, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad 380015, Gujarat; [Tel: Res. (079) 6325315, 26304979; Cell: 9825014437; Email:;]