Director


Dr. Dipankar Maiti
Ph. D.

Director (I/C)
ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, Odisha, India
Ph: 0671 236 7757, 9431782544
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

1. Date of Birth:                          01.12.1959

2. Areas of Specialization:     Arbuscular Mycorrhiza, IPM

3. Professional History:
· Scientist, Gr. S-1, Pl. Path.; 1985-90; Agricultural Research Service (ICAR)
· Scientist, Grade- Sr. Scale, Pl. Path.; 1990-1998.; Agricultural Research Service (ICAR)
· Senior Scientist, Pl. Path.; 1998-2006.; Agricultural Research Service (ICAR)
· Principal Scientist, Pl. Path.; 2006-continuing.; Agricultural Research Service (ICAR)
· Head, CRURRS, Hazaribag: 2015 – continuing

4. Publications:
· Research papers: 47
· Review papers: 2
· Popular articles: 8
· Book: 1
· Technical Bulletins: 8
· Book chapters: 11

5. Awards and Recognitions:
· ICAR Jr. Res. Fellowship to carry out post-graduate research work (1980-81).
· Jawaharlal Nehru award of the ICAR for the year 1987 on recognition of outstanding post graduate research work done for the Ph. D. degree.
· Selected as expert for selection of Lecturer, Reader & Professor of Dept. of Plant Pathology, BCKV, WB during 2005-06
· Council’s (ICAR) appreciation of good research work (January-June, 2008)
· Served as member of the editorial board of the J of Ind. Soc. of coastal Agriculture during 2009-10
· Second best oral presentation award of research paper presented in the Nat. Symp. on “Perspective in the Plant Health Management” held at AAU, Anand, 14-16 December, 2010
· Nominated as Editorial Board member of the Ind. Phytopathological Society for the period of 2011-13
· M. J Narashimhan medal award for best research paper authored by Maiti D. et al, in Ind. Phytopath (Vol. 59(4): 432-438) in the year 2006.
· M. J Narashimhan medal award for best research paper authored by Maiti D. et al, in Ind. Phytopath (Vol. 59(4): 432-438) in the year 2006.
· Nominated as Fellow of Indian Phytopathological Society in the year 2011
· Reviewing manuscripts of research papers for: (1) 3-Biotech. (SPRINGER), (2) African J of Agril. Res. (S Africa), (3) The J of Plant Protection Sciences (WB, India), (4) Oryza (Cuttack, Orissa), (5) PNAS (India) SPRINGER, (6) Ind Phytopath.