Dr. Madhab Chandra Manna
Fellow, Elected 2015

Born in Ramchak, West Bengal, India on 1 November 1960. Educated at Paramanandapur Jagannath Institute, 1975-1980; Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University 1981-1984, B.Sc. (Ag), 1985-1987, M.Sc (Ag) and Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya, 1988-1992, Ph.D.

Principal Scientist and Head, Division of Soil Biology,ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal 2009 to date.

Scientist, 1993-.97; Scientist (Sr. Scale) 1997-99; Senior Scientist, 1999-2007; and Principal Scientist, 2007-2009, Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal.

Awards/Honours: Vijayshree Award, 1997; IMPHOS-FAI award, 2005; 12th International Congress Commemoration Award, 2006; Best poster award of Indian Society of Soil Science, 2010.

Fellow: Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi, 2009

Research Areas: Microbiological transformation of nutrients, carbon sequestration, waste recycling and soil health

Address: Head, Division of Soil Biology, ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Nabibagh, Berasia Road, Bhopal 462038, M.P.; [Tel: Off. (0755) 2730970; Res. (0755) 2689267; Cell: 09424444568; Fax: (0755) 2733310; Email: madhabcm@yahoo.com, madhabcm@gmail.com]