Dr.(Mrs.) Malavika Dadlani
Fellow, Elected 2010

Born in Varanasi, India on 20 August, 1951. Educated at BHU, Varanasi, 1966-70; IARI, New Delhi, 1970-72; IIT, Kharagpur, 1973-74; Calcutta University, 1974-78. B.Sc. 1970; M.Sc. 1972; DIIT, 1974; Ph.D. 1979; Post-Doctoral Fellow, IRRI, Philippines, 1987-89.

Honorary Research Fellow, Bioversity International Sub-Regional Office for South Asia, New Delhi, India 2015 to date.

Scientist 1978-79, IIHR, Lucknow; Scientist 1979-84, Sr. Scientist 1984-98, Principal Scientist 1998-2006, Head, 2006-10, Division of Seed Science & Technology, Nodal Officer (Seed), 2007-11, and Joint Director (Research), Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2011-13; Consultant, Bioversity International Sub-Regional Office for South Asia, New Delhi, India 2014

Awards/Honours: IARI Best Teacher Award, 2001; FAO Expert Consultation on Quality Declared Seed, 2002; Rao Bahadur Dr. Ram Dhan Singh Award in Seed Technology, 2006-07; Bhumi Nirman Award, 2008; Member, Executive Committee, SAARC Seed Forum, 2010-12; FAO Consultant, Bangladesh, 2014; Myanmar, 2014-15; Combodia, 2015-16; Consultant, GFA, Germany, 2016

Fellow: Indian Society of Seed Technology

Research Areas: Seed Science and Technology; Seed regulations; Plant variety protection; Farmers' participatory seed production; On-farm conservation of agro-biodiversity.

Address: Honorary Research Fellow, Bioversity International, Sub-Regional Office for South Asia, Block-B, G-1, NASC Complex, DPS Marg, New Delhi 110012; EC-60, Maya Enclave, New Delhi 110064; [Tel: Off. (011) 25849000, 25849004; Res. (011) 25120318, Cell: 9868100549; Email: m.dadlani@cgiar.org; malavikadadlani.md@gmail.com; malavikadadlani@rediffmail.com]