ACADEMY'S LOCAL CHAPTERS  

 

1. Ahmedabad Chapter

 

Chairman

Prof. Surya Pratap Mehrotra, Professor-in-Charge R&D, and Professor-in-Charge, External Relations, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, Palaj, Gandhinagar – 382355

Secretary

Prof. O.P. Saxena, Formerly Professor & Head of Botany; 17/202,Parishram Apartments, Near Jai Shefali Row Houses, Satellite Road, Ahmedabad - 380015

Advisors

1. Prof. Srubabati Goswami, Professor G, Theoretical Physics Division, Physical Research Laboratory, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad - 380009

2. Dr. H. Venkatakrishna Bhatt, Block 2, Flat 13, Suramya  Apt., Near Sola Road PO, Opp. to Mirambika Street, Near Naranpura Telephone Exchange, Ahmedabad - 380063

3. Dr. Rajagopal Sridharan, Formerly Director, SPL; NASI Senior Scientist; 6/4 Aalay Apartment, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad - 380015

 

2. Bangalore Chapter

 

Chairman

Prof. Ashok Misra, NASI-Platinum Jubilee Chair Distinguished Professor; 68, Adarsh Vista, Basavanagar, Vibudhipura, Bangalore - 560037 

Secretary

Prof. P. N. Rangrajan, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560012

Advisors

1. Prof. Rohini Madhusudan Godbole, Professor, Centre for High Energy Physics, Indian Institue of Science, Bangalore -560012

2. Prof. Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath, Professor, Centre for Neuroscience, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560012                                    

3. Prof. Thekkethil Kochandy Alex, Honorary Distinguished Professor, ISRO; No.13A, NTI Layout, Vidyaranyapura, Bangalore - 560097   

 

3. Bundelkhand Extended Region Chapter

(Changes are to be made after necessary formalities)

Chairman - Vacant

Secretary

Dr. Shivesh Pratap Singh, Professor & Head of Zoology, Govt. Autonomus College, Satna (MP)

Advisors

Dr. Mahesh Chandra Agrawal, 3/4 Datt Arcade Phase-3, South Civil Lines, Jabalpur - 482001

Prof. Anand Prakash Mishra, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, Biocoordination Laboratories, Dept. of Chemistry, Dr. H.S. Gaur University, Sagar - 470003

Dr. G.S. Niranjan, 2647, Rajendra Nagar, Station Road, Orai (MP) - 285001

Co-opted Advisors

Prof. Shri Niwas Mishra, Head of Botany, Govt. Model Science College, Rewa (MP) - Coordinator

Prof. Indra Prasad Tripathi, Dept. of Physical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramoday Viswavidyalay, Chitrakoot, Satna (MP) - 485780

Dr. Ramesh Chandra Tripathi, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramoday Viswavidyalay, Chitrakoot, Satna (MP) – 485780

Dr. Rajesh Saxena, Principal Scientist, MPCOST, Bhopal

Dr. Rashmi Singh, Botany Department, Govt. Autonomous College, Satna

 

4. Chandigarh Chapter

 

Chairman

Prof. Inder Bir Singh Passi, Honorary Professor, IISER, Mohali & Emeritus Professor; 381, Sector  38A,  Chandigarh - 160014

Secretary

Prof. Tilak Raj Sharma, Executive Director, National Agri-Food Biotechnology  Institute (NABI), Knowledge City, Sector 81, PO Manauli, SAS Nagar, Mohali - 140306   

Advisors

1. Prof. Debi Prasad Sarkar, Director, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali, Sector 81, SAS Nagar, PO Manauli, Mohali – 140306

2. Prof. K.N. Pathak, NASI Senior Scientist, Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh - 160014

3. Prof. Ravinder Kumar Kohli, JC Bose National Fellow, Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Punjab, City Campus, Mansa Road, Bathinda, Punjab - 151001    

 

5. Chennai Chapter

 

Chairman

Prof. H.S. Mani, Adjunct Professor, Chennai Mathematical Institute, Plot H1, SIPCOT IT Park, Padur PO, Siruseri - 603103, Chennai

Secretary/Coordinator

Dr. Sudha Nair, CEO, Golden Jubilee Biotech Park for Women Society, Inside SIPCOT-IT Park, 4th Main Road, 2nd Cross Road, Old Mahabalipuram Road, Navalur Post, Kanchipuram District, Siruseri-603103, Chennai (formerly at M S Swaminathan Research Foundation 3rd Cross Road Taramani Institutional Area Taramani, Chennai – 600113)

Advisors

1. Dr. Ramachandran Balasubramanian, Director, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Taramani, Chennai – 600113

2. Prof. Rama Shanker  Verma, Professor, 201 BJMSB, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai – 600036  

3. Dr. T. Subramoniam, Senior Scientist, Centre for Climate Change Studies, Sathyabama University, Jeppiaar Nagar, Rajiv Gandhi, Salai, Chennai – 600119 

 

6. Delhi Chapter

 

Chairman

Prof. Ajay K. Ghatak, MN Saha Distinguished Professor, NASI, Allahabad; Formerly Professor at IIT Delhi; D-42, Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016

Secretary

Prof. Anurag Sharma, Physics Department, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi – 110016

Advisors

1. Prof. Paramjit Khurana, JC Bose National Fellow, Head, Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi South Campus, Benito Juarez Road, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi – 110021

2. Dr. Amit Prakash Sharma, Group Leader, Structural & Computational Biology Group, Interna­tional Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi – 110067

3. Prof. Anup K. Ghosh, Professor, Centre for Polymer Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Hauz Khas, New Delhi - 110016

4. Prof. Anirban Pathak, Professor, Department of Physics & Materials Science Engineering, JIIT University, A-10, Sector 62, Noida – 201307

5. Dr. Manoj Saxena, Associate Professor, Department of Electronics, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi, Karampura, New Delhi - 110015

6. Dr. Pratibha Jolly, Principal, Miranda House, University of Delhi, Delhi - 110007

 

7. Hyderabad Chapter

 

Chairman           

Dr. Ch Mohan Rao, CSIR - Distinguished Scientist; Sir JC Bose National Fellow & Former Director, Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), Uppal Road, Hyderabad - 500007

Secretary

Prof. Subeer Suhash Majumdar, Director, National Institute of Animal Biotechnology, D.No. 1-121/1, 4th and 5th Floors, Axis Clinicals Building, Opp. to Cine Town, Miyapur, Hyderabad - 500049

Advisors

1. Prof. Amitabha Chattopadhyay, JC Bose Fellow, Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology, Uppal Road, Hyderabad - 500007

2. Prof. Aparna Dutta-Gupta, Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad - 500046

3. Prof. A.S. Raghavendra, Professor, School of Life Sciences, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad - 500046  

 

8. Jaipur Chapter

 

Chairman

Prof. Hriday Narain Verma, Vice-Chancellor, Jaipur National University, Jagatpura, SADTM Campus, Jaipur – 302017

Secretary

Prof. Lal Singh Rajpurohit, Professor & Head, Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, J.N.V. University, Jodhpur – 342005

Advisors 

1. Prof. Madhu Dikshit, Professor Incharge, Department of Bioscience and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Nagpur Road, Jodhpur, Karwar - 342037

2. Prof. Vinay Sharma,  Dean, Faculty of Science & Technology, Professor & Head, Department of Bioscience & Biotechnology, Banasthali University, PO Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan – 304022

3. Prof. Vishwa Mohan Katoch, NASI-ICMR Chair on Public Health Research, Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Jaipur

 

 

9. Jammu Chapter (including Jammu & Kashmir)

 

Chairman

Prof. Ram Vishwakarma, Director, Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, CSIR, Canal Road, Jammu – 180001

Secretary

Prof. Ravinder Nath Gohil, Former Professor of Botany, University of Jammu, Jammu

Advisors

1. Dr. Amjad Ali, Govt. Degree College, Kargil

2. Dr. Sunil Kumar Hota, Scientist D, Defence Institute of High Altitude  Research,   C/o 56 APO, Leh Ladakh, J&K  901205

3. Dr. Pragya Khanna, Govt. P.G. College, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu

 

10. Jharkhand Chapter

 

Chairman

Dr. Arvind Sinha, Chief Scientist & Head, Advanced Materials & Processes Division, CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur

Secretary

Dr. Ranjan Kumar Sahu, Principal Scientist, Materials Science & Technology Division, CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur

Advisors

1. Prof. Manoj Kumar Mishra, Vice-Chancellor, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi - 835215

2. Dr. Suman Kumari Mishra, Chief Scientist & Head Corrosion and Surface Engineerig Division, CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Associate Dean, Eng. Sc.(AcSIR), Jamshedpur - 831007

3. Dr. N.G. Goswami, Advisor Management, National Metallurgical Laboratory, PO Burmamines, Jamshedpur - 831007.

 

11. Kharagpur Chapter

 

Chairman

Prof. Indranil Manna,  Former Director, IIT Kanpur; Professor, Dept. of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur-721302

Secretary

Dr. Anil Kumar Gupta, JC Bose National Fellow & Professor, Department of Geology & Geophysics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur- 721302

 Advisors

1. Prof. Jagadis Chandra Misra, Adjunct Professor, CHS&T, IIES&T, Shibpur; Qrs.No.B-74, IIT Kharagpur Campus, Kharagpur- 721302

2. Prof. Kamlesh Narayan Tiwari, Professor, Agricultural and Food Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur - 721302

3. Prof. Chacko Jacob, Professor, Materials Science Centre, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur - 721302

 

12. Kolkata Chapter

 

Chairman

Prof. H.K. Majumder, NASI Senior Scientist, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology,  4, Raja S.C. Mallick Road, Jadavpur, Kolkata - 700032

Secretary

Prof. Sankar K. Pal, DAE Raja Ramanna Fellow, JC Bose National Fellow, Former Director, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B.T. Road, Kolkata - 700108

Advisors

1. Dr. Chitra Mandal, DBT Distinguished Biotechnology Research Professor, JC Bose National Fellow, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Jadavpur, Kolkata - 700032

2. Dr. Susanta Roychoudhury, JC Bose National Fellow, Chief, Basic Research, Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre and Research Institute, Thakurpukur, Kolkata -  700063

3. Prof. Sanjit Dey, HOD, Department of Physiology, University Colleges of Science and Technology, 92 APC Road, Kolkata - 700009

 

13. Lucknow Chapter

Chairman

Prof. Pramod Tandon, Chief Executive Officer, Biotech Park, Sector G, Jankipuram, Kursi Road, Lucknow – 226021

Secretary

Dr.  Suchitra  Banerjee,  NASI Senior Scientist, Plant Biotechnology Division, CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, PO - CIMAP, Lucknow – 226015

Advisors

1. Prof. Veena Tandon, NASI Senior Scientist, Biotech Park, Sector G, Kursi Road, Jankipuram, Lucknow - 226021

2. Prof. Alok  Dhawan, Director, CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology  Research, PO Box 80, MG Marg, Lucknow – 226001

3. Prof. Anil Kumar Tripathi,  Director, CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Near Kukrail Picnic Spot, PO CIMAP, Lucknow – 226015

4. Dr. S.K. Barik, Director, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow - 226001;

5. Prof. Rudra Deo Tripathi, Emeritus Scientist, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow – 226001

 

14. Mumbai Chapter

Chairman

Prof. A.K. Singh, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai - 400076; Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Allahabad

Secretary

Prof. Shyamalava Mazumdar, Professor, Department of Chemical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Mumbai - 400005

Ex-Officio

Prof. J.R. Bellare, Institute Chair Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay, Powai, Mumbai - 400076

Advisors

1. Dr. Girjesh Govil, NASI Senior Scientist, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai – 400005

2. Dr. P.A. Hassan, Scientific Officer (F), Chemistry Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay, Mumbai - 400085

3. Prof. K.V.R. Chary, Department of Chemical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi-Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai - 400005

4. Prof. K.P. Mishra, Formerly Vice-Chancellor, Nehru Gram Bharati University, Kotwa-Jamunipur-Dubawal, Allahabad; Scientific Officer ‘H’, BARC, Mumbai; Res. 504, Neelyog Residency CHS Ltd, K-1 Pant Nagar, Ghatkopar (East), Mumbai – 400075

 

15. North-Eastern Region Chapter 

 

Chairman

Prof. Gautam Biswas, Director & JC Bose National Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati - 781039

Secretary

Prof. S.R. Joshi, Professor, Department of Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong - 793022

Advisors

1. Prof. Anupam Chatterjee, Head, Department of Biotechnology & Bioinformat­ics, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong - 793022

2. Prof. Latha Ranjan, Professor, Department of Biosciences & Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati - 781039

3. Dr. Dinabandhu Sahoo, Director, Institute of Bioresources & Sustainable Development, Takyelpt, Imphal, Manipur - 795001


16. Odisha Chapter

 

Chairman

Dr. Ajay K. Parida, Director, Institute of Life Sciences, NALCO Square, Chandrasekarpur, Bhubaneswar - 751023

Secretary

Prof. I.K. Patro, Vice-Chancellor, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack - 753003, Odisha  

Advisors

Prof. Subrata Acharya, KIMS, Bhubaneswar

Prof. Sudhakar Panda, Director, NISER, Bhubaneswar

Prof. Priyambada Mohanty-Hejmadi, Former VC, Sambalpur University.

 

17. Patna Chapter

 

Chairman

Dr. Pradeep Das, Director, Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Agam Kuan, Patna - 800007

Secretary

Prof. R.K. Sinha, Vice Chancellor, Nalanda Open University, 2nd/3rd Floor, Biscomaun Bhawan, Gandhi Maidan, Patna - 800001

Advisors

1. Prof. Ram Chandra Jha, Formerly Professor of Chemistry, Patna University, MIGH-120 Lohiya Nagar, Kankar Bagh Colony, Patna - 800020

2. Dr. Yogendra Pathak Viyogi, INSA Senior Scientist, Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, 1/AF, Bidhan Nagar, Kolkata - 700064; Formerly Director, Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar; Res. Block 8, Flat 2B, Diamond City North, Kolkata – 700055

3. Dr. Arun Kumar Singh, Reader in Zoology (B.D. College, M.U., Patna), Opposite Anand Apartment, Mandal Compound, East Boring Canal Road, Patna – 800001

 

18. Pune Chapter

 

Chairman

Prof. Gyan Chandra Mishra, NASI Senior Scientist, National Centre for Cell Science, Ganeshkhind, NCCS Complex, Pune-411007

Secretary

Prof. Somak Raychaudhury, Director, Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Ganeshkhind, Pune – 411007

Advisors

1. Dr. Sulabha Kashinath Kulkarni, INSA Senior Scientist, Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (CMET), Panchwati, Pune – 411008

2. Dr. Debashis Mitra, Scientist G, National Centre for Cell Science, Pune University Campus, Pune – 411007

3. Dr. Ashwini Kumar Nangia, Director, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune – 411008 

Coordinator

Prof. Dipalee D. Malkhede, Professor, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Ganeshkhind, Pune-411007

 

19. Uttarakhand Chapter

 

Chairman

Prof. A.N. Purohit, Formerly Vice-Chancellor, H.N.B. Garhwal University; Res. 'Almi Anchal’, 181/1 Dobhalwala, Dehra Dun – 248001

Secretary

Dr. Rajendra Dobhal, Director General, Uttarakhand State Council for Science & Technology, Vigyan Dham, Jhajra, Dehradun – 248007

Advisors

1. Prof. Y.P.S. Pangtey, NASI-Senior Scientist, Botany Department, DSB Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital – 263002

2. Prof. Lok Man S. Palni, Vice Chancellor, Graphic Era  University, 566/6 Bell Road, Clement Town, Dehradun – 248002   

3. Prof. Chandra Shekhar Nautiyal, Vice Chancellor & JC Bose National Fellow, Doon University, Mothrowala Road, Kedarpur, PO Defence Colony, Dehradun

Coordinator

Dr. D.P. Uniyal, Senior Scientific Officer, Uttarakhand State Council for S&T, DST (Govt. of UK), Vigyan Dham, Jhajra, Dehradun – 248007

 

20. Varanasi Chapter

 

Chairman

Prof. Madhoolika Agrawal, Professor & Head, Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi –221005

Secretary

Prof. Daya Shankar Pandey, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi – 221005

Advisors

1. Prof. Mahendra Kumar Thakur, Professor, Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi – 221005

2.  Prof. Lal Chand Rai, BHU Distinguished Professor, DAE Raja Ramanna Fellow & JC Bose National Fellow, Formerly Head & Coordinator, CAS in Botany, Institute of Science, BHU, Varanasi - 221005

3. Prof. P.C. Abhilash, Assistant Professor, Institute of Environment & Sustainable Development (IESD), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221005