Director

Dr. Bhagwati Prasad Bhatt (FNAAS)

Specialization:      Agroforestry & Farming System  Research

Research Experience:    24 Years (including  D.Phil.)

Teaching Experience:     12 Years

Details of Employment’s

1. Lecturer, Department of Forestry, H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal from 31/12/92  to   15/09/96.

2. Senior lecturer, Department of Forestry, H.N.B. Garhwal University,Srinagar Garhwal from 16/09/96 to 26/06/2000.

3. Senior Scientist (Forestry), ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya from 27/06/2000 to 20/03/2007.

4. Principal Scientist (Forestry), ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya from 21/03/2007 to 02/07/2007.

5.  Joint Director, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Nagaland   centre, Jharnapani since 03/07/2007 to 31/12/2010.
6. Director, ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, ICAR Parisar, B.V. College, Patna- 800 014 w.e.f. 01/01/2011.
Awards/Honours

1. Received award for the outstanding contribution in “Forest (Silviculture) Research, for the year 1998-99” from Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, Dehradun Uttarakhand-248 006 (An autonomous institute of Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India, New Delhi), vide notification no. 47-2/98-99/ICFRE dated 11th January 2002.

2. Received “Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award for the Biennium 2004-2005” from Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Govt. of India, New Delhi for the outstanding contribution on Intensive Integrated Farming System for Livelihood Security in NEH Region, vide notification no. 16-1/2002-AC, dated 3rd July 2006.

3. Fellow, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, w.e.f. January 2009.

4. Eminent Scientist Award- 2011 for outstanding research contributions for advancement of scientific knowledge in the field of agriculture, conferred in International Conference on Life Science Research for Rural and Agricultural Development, 27/12/2011.

5. Bharat Jyoti Award- 2012 for research contribution in Food and Nutritional Security of resource poor farmers, conferred by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi on 14/02/2012.

Research Publications
1. Research papers published in International/National journals 93 Nos.
2. Book chapters 38 Nos.
3. Popular Articles 10 Nos.
4. Books (edited/authored) 06 Nos.
5 Technical bulletins 12 Nos.
6. Training Manual 02 Nos.
7. Extension Bulletins 01 Nos.
8. Policy Document 01 Nos.
Others
1. Research Schemes Completed 13
2. Ongoing Research Schemes 4
3. Ph.D. Degree awarded candidates 6
4. Enrolled Candidates for Ph.D. Degree 2
Contact Details
Tel: 0612-2223962 (Off.)
Fax: 0612-2223956
E mail: drbpbhatt.icar@yahoo.com