Dr. Amar Nath Mukhopadhyay 
Fellow, Elected 1995

Born in Katwa (W.B.), India on 12 March 1940. Educated at College of Agriculture, Banaras Hindu University 1957-66; University of New Castle Upon Tyne, UK, 1977-78; B.Sc. 1960; M.Sc. 1962; Ph.D. 1968.

Director, Biopesticide Division, Super Agro India Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata, 2005 to date.

Prof. Plant Pathology, 1982-84, Gujarat Agric. University, Anand and Prof. & Head Plant Pathology, 1984-86, Prof. Plant Pathology, 1986-92, and Dean, College of Agric. 1992-97, GB Pant Agriculture University, Pantnagar; Vice-Chancellor, Assam Agric. University, Jorhat 1997-2000, Director General, Tea Research Association, 2000-2001.

Awards/Honours: Prof. M.J. Narasimhan Award 1972; Prof. M. S. Pavgi Award, 1994; Editor-in-Chief 1983-84; President, Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology, 1985; President, Indian Science Congress (Agric.), 1996; President, Indian Phytopathological Society 1996; Lifetime Achievement Award, Agric. & Hort. Development Society 2008; BHU Distinguished Alumnus Award, 2008; Dr. N. Prasad Memorial Award, 2009; Lifetime Achievement Award 2009 of GBPUAT and Uttarakhand Council of Science & Technology; ISMPP Lifetime Achievement Award, 2012; Asian PGPR Lifetime Achievement Award, 2014; IPS Recognition Award, 2012. IPS Lifetime Achievement Award 2016.

Research Areas: Plant pathology, biocontrol of plant diseases

Address: 'Sangini', 151 Akanksha, Udyan II, Raibareilly Road, Lucknow 226025, Uttar Pradesh; [Tel: Cell: 9793200333; Email: amar.mukhopadhyay@gmail.com]

Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2010 to 31 Dec, 2012; Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2000 to 31 Dec, 2002; Dr. K.C. Mehta Memorial Award 2015-2016