MANDAL DR N P
Fellow, Elected 2005
Born in Born at Purulia, West Bangal, India, on 24 July 1970, Educated at Visva-Bharati University, Shantiniketan, Weat Bangal, B.Sc. Agriculture (Hons.), 1991; G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, Utarakhand, M. Sc. (Ag.) Plant Breeding, in 1993;, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, Ph. D. Genetics 1996
Principal Scientist, Plant Breeding Central Rainfed Upland Rice Research Station (ICAR-NRRI), Hazaribag, Jharkhand, 2012 – till date..
Scientist, Plant Breeding, Central Rainfed Upland Rice Research Station, Hazaribag, Jharkhand, 1997 – 2000; Scientist (Sr. Scale), Plant Breeding Central Rainfed Upland Rice Research Station, Hazaribag, Jharkhand, 2001 – 2005; Senior Scientist, Plant Breeding, Central Rainfed Upland Rice Research Station, Hazaribag, Jharkhand, 2006 – 2011;.
Awards/Honours: Best Worker (Scientist), Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, Odisha, 2008; Prof. KPV Menon best poster paper award, Indian Phytopathological Society, New Delhi, 2009; Best poster paper award at the National Symposium on “Sustainable Rice Production System under Changed Climate”, ARRW, CRRI, Cuttack, 2010; Member of Assessment Committee Technical Services, 2011, Councillor (Eastern Zone), ARRW, 2011-13; Best poster paper award at Int. Symposium, ARRW, CRRI, Cuttack, 2013; CRRI won the Krishi Sansthan Samman 2013 of Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Awards (MSIAA) for developing drought tolerant variety Sahbhagidhan & hybrid rice variety CR Dhan 701, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. in partnership with Zee News, 2013
Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding.
Research Areas: Rice plant breeding on drought, Marker assist Selection breeding
Address: Principal Scientist, Plant Breeding, Central Rainfed Upland Rice Research Station.
ICAR-National Rice Research Institute P.O. Box 48, Hazaribag - 825 301, Jharkhand, India, [ Tel: 91-6546-222263(O), 9430391164 (Mob.),Fax: 91-6546-23697,24228 Gram: Rice, Hazaribag, Email: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org]