DANDIN DR S B
Fellow, Elected 1987
Midakanahatti, Belgaum Dist. Karnataka India on 1st June, 1949. Educated at RLSI, Belgaum, B.Sc. 1971; Karnataka University, Dharwad, M.Sc., 1973; Karnataka University, Dharwad, Diploma in French, 1974; Karnataka University, Dharwad, Ph.D.,1977.
Liaison Officer, Bioversity International, Sub regional office for South Asia, 2014 – tii date.
Joint Director, RSRS, Chamarajanagar 1987- 1989; Director, KSSR & DI, Bangalore, 1989-1999; SMGS, Central Silk Board Hosur, Tamil Nadu, 1999-2000; Director, NSSO, Central Silk Board, Bangalore, 2000-2001; Director, CSR & TI, Central Silk Board, Mysore, 2001-20027; Director, NSSO, Central Silk Board, Bangalore, 2007 – 2008; Special Officer (V.C. Cadre), University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot, Karnataka, 2008 – 2010; Vice-Chancellor, University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot, Karnataka, 2010 – 2014
Award/Honor: Farmers of Karnataka awarded Reshme Belegarara Raitha Sanjeevini, 2003; Japan International Co-operation Agency awarded Best Project Award for JICA BSTD and PPPBST (Central Silk Board), 2004; Sericulturists Association of Tamil Nadu. (Govt. of Tamilnadu)