North Maharashtra University
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Jalgaon-425001, Maharashtra, (India)
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Prof. Dr. Sudhir. U. Meshram

Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon (M.S.), India

Prof. Dr. Sudhir. U. Meshram, was selected and appointed as the fifth Vice Chancellor of the North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon on 5th Sept. 2011 and joined on 8th Sept. 2011 and joined on 8th Sept. 2011 (Cont).


DATE OF BIRTH :

05-08-1955  

NATIONALITY :

Indian

LANGUAGES KNOWN:

Hindi, Marathi & English

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

M .Sc. (PL. Pathology) 1st Merit Ph.D. (Microbiology), I.A.R.I., New Delhi. Post Doctorate (Microbiology), IAC, Holland

PRESENT POSITION
WITH OFFICIAL ADDRESS:

Vice-Chancellor, North Maharashtra University, Umavinagar, P.B. No. 80,
Jalgaon (M.S.) 425 001 India

Honorary Colonel Commandant of National Cadet Corps appointed by Directorate General National Cadet Corps, Govt. of India,
New Delhi

EARLIER  POSITIONS HELD:

Professor & Head, R. T. M. Nagpur  University,  P.G. Department  of  Microbiology,  L. I. T.    Premises, Nagpur - 440 033 (M.S.) INDIA 
*Selected against Open Post : Founder Director, Rajiv Gandhi  Biotechnology Centre,  LIT  Premises,   
R. T. M. Nagpur University,  Nagpur-440033 (M.S.) INDIA  : Pool Scientist (CSIR, New Delhi)

TELEPHONE NO.:

(Off) +91-257-2257201 /+91-257-2257202
+91-257-2258401 /+91-257-2258402
(Mobile) +91-09823074734 / 09423185071

FAX:

(Off.) +91-257-2258403/ (Res.) +91-257-2258003

E-mail :

Website:

vco@nmu.ac.in / rgvbc_sum123@rediffmail.com

http://www.nmu.ac.in

PERMANENT ADDRESS: House No. 8, Ganesh Ho. So.Ashtavinayak Nagar, Jaitala Road, NAGPUR-(M.S.)440 016 (INDIA)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

26 Years at Post-Graduate level

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

34 Years

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE: 

- 17  Years as Professor  & Head RTMNU & as Director RGBC, RTMNU, Nagpur,Course Co-ordinator of M.Sc. - DBT Teaching Programme on all India basis (Approved by DBT, Min. of Sci. & Tech.,  Govt. of India, New Delhi)

-  4.9 years as a Vice-Chancellor,
North Maharashtra University, (M.S.)  India
(5th Sept., 2011 – Conti.)

Total =  > 21.9 yrs.


(A) RESEARCH OUTPUT :

a) AREA OF SPECIALIZATION

Biological ‘N’ fixation, Biological control of insects, vectors and pathogens, Genetic Engineering and Use of waste products / barren wasteland, Sustainable Biotechnological application in Environmental, Agricultural & Medical Sciences.

b)  R&D PATENTS UNDERTAKEN

  • Innovative Patents of R&D out-put granted through DBT, Min. of Sci.  &  Tech., (Govt. of India), New Delhi (i.e. Development of Low cost an indigenous Fermentor& Innovative method for determination of LDt50 value of live biopesticides against live pathogens).
    1. Patent No. 221967
    2. Patent No. 231041
  • Partial Gene Sequence of 16 and rDNA of Paenibacillus sp. AR-1 submitted to NCBI, USA database with accession no. FJ432005.
  • Under Process – Patent Filed No. 1649/MUM/2013/Dt. 17.05.2013 on Solar Powered Hybrid By-Cycle (SPHB).

c) SPONSORED MAJOR R&D PROJECTS & OTHERS:

(i) Principal Investigator  of ICAR project amounting Rs. 2,40,000=00 (Ministry  of  Agriculture, Govt. of India) entitled  “Biological  Control of  Cereals  Plant  Pathogens by  Azotobacter” (Nov.1988-Oct.1991)  Completed.  Results adopted   at  National  level  by ICAR, New Delhi.

(ii) Principal Investigator of DNES project amounting Rs.5,07,040=00 (Ministry of  Energy,   Govt.  of  India) entitled  “Production of fast growing trees & its  improvement on  waste/marginal  land through microbial  technology”  (Jan. 1991 - Oct. 1994)  Completed.

(iii) Principal  Investigator of DBT Research Project amounting Rs. 14,85,163=00 (Ministry of Science & Technology,  Govt. of India entitled  “Use of  Biopesticides for Control  of  Microbial diseases  in  Major  Carps” (April 1994 - March 1998) Completed.

(iv) Principal Investigator of  RGBC-DBT Research  Project  amounting Rs.41,98,000=00 (Ministry  of  Science &Technology, Govt. of  India) entitled  “Support Programme on Development & Demonstration of Biofertilizer  Technology in  backward  region of Vidarbha”  (April 1998 - March 2001) Completed.

(v) Principal  Investigator of  DBT  Research  Project amounting Rs. 13,49,000=00 (Ministry  of  Science  & Technology, Govt. of India)  entitled  “Demonstration-cum-training on Biotechnology of Biofertilizers as an integrated farming”  (Feb.  2003-Jan. 2006) Completed.

(vi) Fund for Improvement of S&T infrastructure in Universities & Higher Educational Institutions for development of Deptt. Amounting Rs. 34,00,000=00 under FIST Programme funded by  DST, Min. of Sci. & Tech.,  Govt. of India, New  Delhi (2004-2009) Completed.

(vii) Co-ordinator  for  All  India  “M.Sc. DBT-RGBC  Support   Teaching  Course programme in Biotechnology subject” at R.T.M. Nagpur University amounting Rs. 1,02,93,000=00 sanctioned by DBT, Min. of Sci. & Tech., Govt. of India, New  Delhi (2004-Continued).

(viii) Project Director of RGBC-Fund for Establishment of Rajiv Gandhi  Biotechnology  Centre,  R. T. M. Nagpur University for construction 1st  Phase of  the  building  (Meager  donation  by  RVK,  [NGO], New Delhi amounting Rs . 11,00,000=00  (1995) Completed.                   

(ix) Project Director of RGBC-Fund from Hon’ble Vilas Muttemwar MP’s Local Development fund amounting Rs. 10,04,588=00  for  construction  of   2nd Phase of Rajiv Gandhi Biotechnology Centre, R. T. M. Nagpur University, Nagpur  (2003) Completed.

(x) Project Director of RGBC-Fund from Hon’ble Lata Mangeskar MPLADS                 Rs. 23,78,131=00 for construction  of  third and final stage (seminar cum training  hall)  of Rajiv Gandhi  Biotechnology Centre,  R. T. M. Nagpur University, Nagpur  (2005-2010) Completed.

(xi) Principal  Investigator of  DBT Research Project amounting Rs.19,02,000=00 (Ministry  of  Science  & Technology, Govt. of India) entitled “Development of  Biofertilizers based nutrient management package for Nagpur Mandarin” under the implementation of the project titled “National Development of INM Package for commercially Important Plantation Crops” (2008-2011) Completed.

d) RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT TRAINING PROGRAMME / TRANSFER (Lab to Land) TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMMES:

(i)  R&D Transfer of Technology Workshop &Training Programme under “Lab to Land” organised  in  batches (1997-1998) for  fishermen from tribal & rural  areas of  Vidarbha region  (Gadchiroli, Bhandara,  Chandrapur, Nagpur, Wardha  and  Amravati Districts) & Khandesh region (i.e. Jalgaon, Dhule & Nandurbar) in regard to Know-how of indigenously developed low cost  input  environment  friendly & its  transfer of technology  with adoption in local language.

(ii) R&D Transfer of  Biotechnology with Post-monitoring Training Programme for SC/ST/OBC farmers organised  in  batches  for  farmers (both Men  & Women) from  tribal & rural areas of  Vidarbha region (Gadchiroli, Bhandara,  Chandrapur, Nagpur, Wardha  and  Amravati   Districts) & Khandesh region (i.e. Jalgaon, Dhule&Nandurbar)in regard to Know-how of indigenously   developed   low  cost  input  environment friendly & its transfer of technology with adoption in local  language.

e) STUDENTS AWARDED DOCTORAL DEGREES:

(i) 20 Students have completed their Ph.D. programmes & have been awarded doctoral degrees.

(ii) 03 Students at present have undertaken the assignments of Ph.D. programme.

f)  M.Sc. DESSERTATION / PROJECT WORK SUPERVISION > 80

g) RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED:

Published 122 papers in various Peer reviewed IF International and National  Journals (Some of  them Presented in  International and National Conferences  & also at college level under Science Development Scheme).

h) ABSTRACTS BOOKS / R&D BOOK / PROCEEDINGS / BOOKS PUBLISHED: 

8 (NB : Sustainable Biotechnology online Best Sellers Book).

i) COLLABORATION WITH OTHER INSTITUTIONS / DEPARTMENTS:
Established Inter-Institutional R&D Collaboration with several reputed state & national institutes such as CICR, NBSS & LUP, NRCC, NEERI, IARI (New Delhi), BARC (Mumbai), Agarkar Research Institute (Pune), Cardial Pharmaceutical Ltd., (Ahmadabad), CDRI (Lucknow), Department of Life Sciences (Mumbai University), DRDO (Gwalior), NBPGR (New Delhi), IGIB (New Delhi), JIPMER (Varanasi), NCCS (Pune), NBRI (Lucknow) etc. also Inter and intra Departments and interdepartmental academic collaboration with the Departments of Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Zoology, Chemistry, Sericulture, Physics, Botany etc. as an interdisciplinary  approach.

(B) TEACHING OUTPUT:

a) TEACHING PROGRAMME AT PG LEVEL:

Conducted 2 yrs M.Sc. Courses in Microbiology & Biotechnology each comprising of 8 Theory Papers & 4 Practical  along with dissertation projects in  various fields.

b) TEACHING METHODOLOGY / PRACTICALS DEVELOPED FOR P.G. STUDENTS:

Teaching adopted through audio-visual aids; Display of CD on various Techno- Scientific aspects, Field Demonstration, Group discussion; Academic auditing through Formulated  “Course  Teaching Evaluation  programme”  by  the students at  Post  Graduate  level. Promoting confidence level etc.

c) PARTICIPATION  IN  REVISION  &  MODERNISATION  OF  COURSES:

Revised  the  syllabi of P.G.  Courses periodically in view of rapidly changing scenario.

d) COURSE  CO-ORDINATOR  M.Sc.-DBT-RGBC TEACHING  PROGRAMME:

Course Co-ordinator for All India “M.Sc. DBT-RGBC  Support Teaching Course  programme  in  Biotechnology  subject ” at R.T.M. Nagpur University [Total  out lay  sanctioned Rs.1,02,93,000=00 by DBT,  Min.  of   Sci.  & Tech., Govt. of India, New Delhi (2004-Contd.)].

e) LECTURES IN TRAINING PROGRAMME:

  • Delivered several expert lectures on Biofertilizer technological research methodology with its adaptation & output in Training programme for the Department of Extension staff of Maharashtra Govt.; regularly conducted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India at Regional Centre, Nagpur.
  • Delivered  scientific  talks at  AIR & TV  programmes & also at various  forums on “National Science Day”, especially full telecast of RGBC vision at  “Swapnapurti”  on Sahyadri DD1 at state & national level.

(C) ESTABLISHMENT OF RAJIV GANDHI BIOTECHNOLOGY CENTRE: A REWARDING CONTRIBUTION:

a) Established R&D Centre (Funded by RVK (NGO), DBT, UGC, MP’s LADS & Self Generating resources) as a Founder Director with an additional charge of Rajiv Gandhi Biotechnology Centre in 1995 at L.I.T. Premises, R. T. M. Nagpur University, Nagpur.

b) GENESIS OF THE CENTRE : The  teaching  research  and development activities in the field of Microbial Biotechnology in this backward region of Vidarbha have  been strengthened owing to the  establishment of  this  R&D  Centre, since 1995,  which  aims to conduct mission-oriented teaching & research work with well-defined mandate, for the use of proven  bio-tech  product/process  development and transfer of  low cost sustainable technology with  regard to  Biofertilizers  and  Biopesticides to the tribal,  rural  and  semi-urban  areas in the local language for use in Agriculture, Health and  Environmental  protection. More so in connecting itself to community interacting & imparting skills & knowledge to farmers community members. This unique centre is an autonomous and governed  by  CENTRE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL (CMC) based on MoU signed by Nagpur University. Initial Rs. 11 lacs   financial   assistance was received from  NGO.   Later a grant of Rs. 10 lacs was sanctioned from Hon’ble Vilas Muttemwar MP’s fund. The 3rd Phase of Centre i.e. administrative block was constructed entirely from self-generating fund of Rs.7,21,494=00 through consultancy services. A total  R&D, training  and M.Sc. biotechnology  teaching  support  grant  of   Rs. 1,80,33,000=00 from DBT  &  UGC   Govt. of  India  was   sanctioned.  Presently,   the centre is functioning with five permanent staff members & well equipped modernized labs & the library. The Centre’s efforts  towards an indigenous Technology Developed Bioproducts, self-generating  low cost, eco-friendly lab to land transfer of technology  especially  implemented  in the  backward  region  of Vidarbha for  socio- economic  upliftment  has been appreciated  remarkably by  the  National Assessment and  Accreditation Council and University Grants Commission & members of Planning Commission of India. The Centre also received a sanction of Rs. 23,78,131=00 from Hon’ble Lata Mangeshkar MPLADS for  construction of  seminar cum Farmer’s training hall. The centre has generated Rs.9,21,899=00 by providing of consultancy services,  sale of Biotech products etc.

(D)    OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES:

  • Co-ordinator, M.Sc. Biotechnology DBT-RGBC on All India basis Support  Programme  (Approved  by  DBT,  Ministry  of   Science  and  Technology,  Gov. of  India, New Delhi 2003-2004 onwards).
  • Chairman of the scientific programme committee, organised 27th Annual conference of association of Microbiologist  of  India (1986).
  • Specially deputed by DBT Ministry of Sci. & Tech., Govt. of India for Refresher Course for Scientists on IPR in Biotechnology organized by National Law School of India University, Bangalore.
  • Chairman of Association  of  Microbiologists   of  India,  Nagpur Unit (1989 & 1990).
  • As a Director, organised Symposium  on “Popularizing Bio-technological  Process for rural  and semi-urban  areas” (UGC Sponsored, 1991).
  • As a  Director,  organised  “Popular  lectures by   Eminent   scientists” (Approved and sponsored thrice by  DBT, Ministry of  Science and Technology, Govt. of  India,  New Delhi,  Sept. 1991;   Dec.  1993  & April  1997).
  • Acted as Co-ordinator at Academic staff college, R.T.M. Nagpur University for Refresher course (Sponsored by UGC) 1990 for 4 weeks.
  • Acted as Chairman, Organizing Committee, Silver Jubilee Celebrations of P.G.  Department of Microbiology, R. T. M. Nagpur University and First International  Conference on “Global  Sustainable Bio-tech Congress 2000 AD”.
  • Acted as Chairman, Organizing Committee for the International Conference  on “Global Sustainable-2nd Biotech Congress 2006 AD”.
  • Acted as Chief-Coordinator of Technical Scheduled Programme of 2nd International Buddhist Conference on “Perspective on Engaged  Buddhism” held on 17th & 18th April 2010 at Nagpur.
  • Acted as Chairman, Organising Committee for the international conference on “3rd Global Sustainable Biotech Congress - 2014 AD”.

(E)  PARTICIPATION AT OTHER ASSOCIATIONS/LEARNED BODIES:

  • Member of Editorial Board of International Journal “Roumanian Biotechnology Letters” published by Roumanian Society of Biological Sciences,  Bucharest University, Roumania.
  • Expert Member on peer review process of International Journals & also International Scientific organization for assessing R&D Projects, and evaluation of Ph.D. & Post-Doct. Student for abroad study programme.
  • Member of Association of Microbiologists of India.
  • Member of Society for Biocontrol Advancement.
  • Member of Journal of Current Sciences.
  • Member of Journal of Maharashtra Agriculture University.
  • Member  of Executive Council of  Biotechnology Society of India.
  • Member  of Research Advisory Committee, Krishna Agro-Bio Products, Hyderabad.
  • Member of Advisory Board of Institute of Biotechnology & Allied Sciences Training & Research Centre, Sikar, Rajasthan.
  • Former Executive Director  of  UNESCO clubs &  Asso. of  India, Nagpur Chapter.
  • Ex-President of  RSF, Nagpur.
  • Ex-Vice President of PG student’s Union, Pusa Institute, New Delhi.
  • Chief-Patron of Global Biotech Forum.

(F) RESPONSIBLE POSITIONS HELD IN GOVT. ORGANIZATIONS/UNIVERSITIES & OTHER ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS:

  • Advisor and Expert to UPSC (Govt. of India), New Delhi.
  • Visitor’s nominee of the H.E. the President, Govt. of India on the selection committees for the recruitment & promotion of academic staff in the National Institute of Technology (NITs), Jalandhar (Punjab).
  • Visitor’s nominee of the H.E. President, Govt. of India on the selection committees of NITs for the recruitment & promotion of academic staff. 
  • Advisor & Expert Member of a Consultative Group on the Empowerment of SCs, OBCs and Social Welfare for MTA under 11th Five year Plan (2007-2012) of Planning Commission, Govt. of India.
  • Member of  Steering Committee on the ‘Empowerment of the Scheduled Castes’, ‘Other  Backward Classes’ and Nomadic, Semi-nomadic and Denotified Tribes  for the formulation  of  12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017) Constituted by  Planning  Commission, Govt. of India.
  • Chairman of the Board of Governors (BoG) of the University Institute of Chemical Technology, (UICT) funded by TEQIP (World Bank) NMU. 
  • Nominated & acted as the Chairman of NAAC Peer Team Visit for Cycle-II Accreditation of Lyallpur Khalsa College for Women, Jalandhar(Punjab) Dt.28th – 30th Sept.2015.
  • Expert Member of Standing Research Advisory Committee in the areas of  welfare of  Disabled, Social Defence, OBC & SC Development – Nominated by the Hon’ble Union Minister (SJ&E), Govt. of India.
  • Nominated Member on General Body of Dr.Ambedkar Foundation (DAF) by Ministry of SJ & Empowerment, Govt. of India (2013-2016).
  • Member of Selection Committee for recommending Coaching Institutions for grant of Central assistance under the scheme of Free Coaching for SC & OBC students, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India.
  • Hon. Member of Maharashtra State Audit Advisory Board, Principal Accountant General (Audit) Mumbai as per Comptroller & Auditor General of India.
  • Member of “Research Advisory Committee of National Bureau of Agril. Important Microorganisms” re-constituted by Director General of ICAR, New Delhi, Govt. of India.
  • Member of the Expert Committee Set up by UGC for Xth Plan & XIth Plan.
  • Member of the Expert Committee of National Board of Accreditation (NBA) set up by the AICTE (Govt. of India).
  • Chairman of the Expert Committee Set up by UGC for Autonomous Status to Colleges & Universities & also Deemed University Status.
  • Nominee of the H.E. the Governor & Chancellor, Rajasthan on the selection committee of the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur & Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Rajasthan Sanskrit University, Jaipur.
  • Nominee of H. E. the Governor & Chancellor of Madhya Pradesh on the Selection Committee of the Barkatulha University, Bhopal.
  • Nominee of UGC on the Board of Management Council of KLEF University, Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh).
  • Member of Task force of Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), DST,      Min. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India.
  • Member of a Special Committee for the development of Tribal cultural study of Research Centre for Gondwana University, Gadchiroli (M.S.).
  • Nominated by DBT (Min. of Sci. & Tech., Govt. of India) as representative in IBSC at PKV, Akola (M.S.).
  • Chairman  of  Association  of  Microbiologists of  India,  Nagpur Unit  (1989 & 1990).
  • Ex-President, HOD’s Forum, R. T. M. Nagpur University, Nagpur.
  • Ex-Chairman of Biotechnology (Adhoc Board), R. T. M. Nagpur University, Nagpur.
  • Ex-Chairman of UGC Unassigned Grant Committee, R. T. M. Nagpur University, Nagpur.
  • Expert Member of various UGC Committees such as Innovative Programme, Women’s Post-Doctorate Fellowships, financial assistance for Major R&D Projects, as well as Mid-term review,  abroad conferences  and Commonwealth Fellowships etc., New Delhi.
  • Ex-Member of Board of studies & Examination of Microbiology & BUTR, R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur.
  • Ex-Member of faculty of science, R. T. M. Nagpur University, Nagpur.
  • Ex-Member of Academic Council, R. T. M. Nagpur University, Nagpur.
  • Ex-Senate Member-Nominated by Hon’ble Chancellor / Governor (Maharashtra State) from Eminent Research Scholars category.
  • Ex-Member of 64 Subject Examination committee-Nominated by Executive Council R. T. M. Nagpur University, Nagpur.
  • Expert Member on various selection Committees &  subject examination committees at various Institutions & Universities.
  • Member  of  Standing Committee for Implementation  policies  and programmes on  SC and  ST (UGC).
  • Ex-Member-Nominated by Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor on Board of Colleges & University Development (BCUD), R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur.
  • Ex-Member of University Patent cell.
  • Active Member of University-Industry Interaction.
  • Ex-Member of Animal Ethics Committee, Govt. of Medical College, Nagpur.
  • Ex-Member of the Research Advisory Committee on Krishna Agro-bio Products (Vrikshamitra), Hyderabad.
  • Ex-Member on Advisory Board of the Institute of Biotechnology & Allied Sciences Training & Research Centre, Sikar, Rajasthan.
  • Acted as Convener during Inter Universities National Youth Festival (Sponsored by AIU & Dept. of YAS, Govt. of India) organized by Nagpur Uni. 1993.
  • Ex-Member of Vigilance Squad  for  smooth conduct  of  Examination of  summer, 1995, NU.
  • Member of the External Agency to  Improve the Organization and Management of the Institutions.

 (G) HONOURS/AWARDS:

  • Selected for “Best Teacher Award” by Maharashtra State Govt. (India) 2006-2007 (Min. of Higher & Technical Education).
  • Received Presentation by Jawaharal Nehru Memorial Fund, New Delhi, for academic achievement (1979).
  • Received Flora-Tech Laboratory Environment Protection Award (EPA-2000).
  • Received Lifetime Achievement Award in the International Conference on “Biotechnology For Better Tomorrow”organised by Florida Ag Resarch (USA) in collaboration with Microbiologist Society of India for vast contribution to the advancement of science. (2015)
  • Outstanding Teacher Award in Science Faculty at Nagpur Tercentenary Celebrations.
  • Fellow of New York Academy Sciences (USA) ID No. #11306897.
  • Fellow of Maharashtra Academic Sciences.
  • Fellow of National Academy of Biological Sciences (NABS) Chennai, India.
  • Fellow of Global Biotech Forum.
  • Awarded Sr.  Fellowship of ICAR, New Delhi.
  • Recipient of Sr. IARI’s fellowship.
  • Awarded French Govt. Fellowship (1980-81).
  • Recipient of Holland Govt. reciprocal fellowship as a visiting Research fellow (PDF), 1982.
  • Received “Best Paper Award” at the Annual conference on research poster  presentation  twice  by Association  of  Microbiologists  of  India  (1988- 1989).  Also 2nd, cash prize during the First International conference on “Global Sustainable Biotech  Congress-2000 AD” held on 27th Nov. 2000 to 1st Dec. 2000.
  • As a special invitee, delivered research lectures, plenary & key-note addresses in  “Popular lecture  series  by Eminent  Scientists”  approved  by DBT, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt.  of   India (1991; 1993 & 1997),  at  the International Global Environmental Congress &  2nd  Asia-Pacific  Congress; and at several other national & international seminars/workshops/conference, organised by the Universities/Institutions.
  • Acted as an expert on National & International Scientific organisations for evaluating the R & D Projects.
  • Invited to Bio-World Congress Summit at Washington, D.C. USA as a Guest Speaker for plenary talk in Breakout Session on Industrial Biotechnology & Bioprocessing (27th-30th June 2010) at National  Convention Centre (USA).
  • Invited to Syracuse University, NY(USA) as a expert member & Director of RGBC for Academic Collaborative between two Universities.
  • Invited to Cayuga Community College, New York University (USA); Tokusima University (Japan); CETYS University (Mexico) to deliver Key-note address on “Sustainable Biotechnology : A New Horizon”  & for Academic collaborative between these University. 
  • Invited as a Keynote Speaker and Guest of Honor for International Conference on “Biotechnology For Better Tomorrow”(ICBB-2015) held on Oct.29-31,2015 organised by Florida Ag Research(USA)  in collaboration with Microbiologist Society, India. 
  • Acted as an expert on the panel of Commission for Scientific & Technical Terminology  (HRD Ministry), Govt. of India & INSA  Publications & other institutions.
  • Biographical inclusion by American Biographical Institute, Inc. in 7th Edn. of International  Directory  of  Distinguished Leadership with commemorative Award in view of outstanding  achievement.
  • Chaired technical sessions/proceedings & delivered key-note addresses at various conferences / symposia / workshops in India and abroad Japan, USA and Mexico.
  • Selected for “RASHTRIYA GAURAV AWARD” by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi (2004).
  • Felicitated on the occasion of Silver Jubilee Year of  R. T. M.  Nagpur University Non-teaching  Employees’  Union & Maharashtra State University  Employees’  Association Conference for the outstanding  services  (7th March, 2005).
  • Selected for “Best Citizens of India Award” by International Publishing House, New Delhi (2005).
  • Selected ‘BioAglimpse’ Vol.2 2006-2007 for “Best Magazine Award” by R. T. M. Nagpur University, Nagpur (2008) Chief Editor.
  • Outstanding National Educational Leadership Award 2014 by Lokmat Group and Star Industry Group.
  • Chaired technical New Biology Section of 102 Indian Science Congress & also delivered Invited talk (Jan. 2015).
  • Invited to participate and provided valuable technical inputs in the deliberations of National Workshop organized by World Health Organisation & Ministry of Health (Govt.of India) on “Tuberculosis- Bedaquiline – Conditional & Expanded Access Programme” in India held at New Delhi on July 1-3,2015 & Chaired session on “Partnerships: Thematic update by CTD & State Presentations followed by discussions” at RNTCP National Review Meeting of State Tuberculosis Officers and Consultants held at Nagpur from 14th – 16th September 2015.

(H)  EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:

  • Active representation in sports   and conducting students council elections.
  • Participation in social activities among weaker sections like leadership camp, transfer of know-how on indigenous sustainable developed biotech technology and socio-economic welfare flagships schemes under Lab to Land, organising & post-monitoring social   scientific  action  groups, remedial  courses  with  free of cost distribution of know-how  booklets  / monographs of biotech R&D products  edited &transcript  in  English,  Marathi  & Hindi   languages for remote tribal villages, and  guidance for job opportunities  for  backward & economically  weaker class  students.


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