Dr. Bimal Prasanna Mohanty

Born in Korania, District Jagatsinghpur, Odisha on 20 June 1962. Educated at OUAT, BVSc&AH 1986; IVRI MVSc (Biochemistry) 1989 and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, PhD (Biotechnology) 2002.

Head of Division, Fishery Resource & Environmental Management Division, 2014 to date.

Assistant Professor (Biochemistry), Faculty of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar , 1990-94; Scientist (Biochemistry: An. Sc.), ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI) Barrackpore, 1994-98; Scientist SS (Biochemistry), 1998-2001; Scientist SG (Biochemistry), 2001-2002; Senior Scientist (Biochemistry), 2002-2008; Principal Scientist (Biochemistry), 2009 to date; Head of Division - Fishery Resource & Environmental Management, 2014 tol date; ICAR - Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI) Barrackpore, Kolkata.

Awards/Honours: Gold Medal and Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Group Performance (49th Foundation Course for Agricultural Research Service, FOCARS)- 1995- ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad; Biotechnology Overseas Associateship Award (BTOA)- DBT- 2005, Hon. Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen, UK- 2006-2011; Professor E. P. Odum Gold Medal for Outstanding Research in Environmental Biotechnology- ISEC, India, 2009; Gold Medal & Certificate of Appreciation by Zoological Society of India in the 31st All India Congress of Zoology- 2010; Felicitation by SVBBI (Society of Veterinary Biochemists and Biotechnologists of India for Outstanding Contribution in Veterinary Biochemistry, Biotechnology & Allied Sciences- 2016; Krushak Bandhu Award- Odisha Krushak Samaj, Bhubaneswar, 2017; Life Time Achievement Award in Biochemistry-VIRA, 2017; Advisory Board Member- SVBBI- since 2016; Editor-in-Chief- Journal of the Inland Fisheries Society of India (JIFSI) (Founded in 1969)- since 2017; CIFRI Platinum Jubilee Award (Best Principal Scientist)- 2018; Best Division of the Year Award (CIFRI, for 2018-19) – 2019.


Research Areas: Biochemistry & Biotechnology

Address: Principal Scientist and Head, Fishery Resource and Environmental Management Division, ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore, Kolkata 700120, W.B.; Qrs. No. Type-V/1, ICAR-CIFRI Residential Complex, Monirampore, Barrackpore, Kolkata 700120, W.B.; [Tel: Off. (033) 25452061; Cell: 9230618153; Email: bimal.mohanty@icar.gov.in; bimalmohanty12@gmail.com]