Dr. (Ms.) Bimlesh Mann

Born in Naraingarh, India on 19 June 1963. Educated at SD College, Ambala, 1981-83; NDRI, Karnal, 1983-91. B.Sc. 1983; M.Sc. 1986; Ph.D. 1991.

Assistant Director General, ICAR, New Delhi

Scientist 1991-93, IVRI, Izzatnagar; Scientist 1993-2000, Sr. Scientist 2000-2008, Principal Scientist 2008-2023, Head, 2014-2020 & 2023, Division of Dairy Chemistry, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, and Joint Director (Research), National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, 2016-2019.

Awards/Honours: Erasmus Mundus Visiting Professor scholarship, 2012; NDRI Best Teacher Award, 2012; Association of Food Scientist & Technologies (India) Prof. Jiwan Singh Sidhu Award-2013; Bharat Ratna Dr. C Subramanian Award for Outstanding Teachers Award from ICAR, 2014, Association of Food Scientist & Technologies (India) Low-Cost Technology Development Award, 2016; Biotech Product and Process Development and Commercialization Award 2020. Editor, Indian Journal of Dairy Science, Patents filed: 10; Patents Granted: 9

Fellow: Indian Dairy Association, 2023

Research Areas: Milk proteins and peptides, Plant Bioactive components and their encapsulation for functional foods and Quality Assurance of milk and milk products

Address: Assistant Director General (Education Planning & Home Science), Agricultural Education Division, Indian Council of Agricultural Sciences, Krishi Anusandhan Bhavan II, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. 011-25841559; Cell: 9896245110, 9996347373; Email: bimleshmann@gmail.com; Bimlesh.Mann@icar.gov.in; adg.ephs@icar.gov.in; bmann@rediffmail.com]