Dr. B.S. Prakash
Fellow, Elected 2005

Born in Bangalore, India on 12 July 1956. Educated at St. Josephs Academy, Dehradun, 1968-71; Vijaya College, Bangalore, 1972-75; National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, 1975-77; B.Sc. 1975; M.Sc. 1977; Ph.D. 1983; German Academic Exchange Service Fellowship, 1985-86; Department of Biotechnology, Overseas Associateship, 1995-96; INSA Exchange Visit Fellowship, 2004; DAAD Reinvitation Fellowship Program 2008.

Assistant Director General (Animal Nutrition & Physiology), ICAR, 2011 to date.

Sr. Scientist, 1986-98, Professor, 1998-2000, Animal Physiology, and Head, Division of Dairy Cattle Physiology, 2000-11, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal.

Awards/Honours: ISCA Young Scientist Award, 1985; Nils Lagerlof Memorial Award, 1985; Dr. D. Sunderesan Memorial Award, 1989; ISSAR Young Scientist Award, 1989; AJAS Purina Outstanding Research Award 2002; Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award, 1990-92; PG Nair Award, 2004; IARI Shri Harikrishna Shastri Memorial Award 2005; Dr. Heinrich-Baur Award 2006 Germany; Dr. M.S. Swaminathan Award 2006-07; Dr. C.R. Sane Oration Lecture, 2009.

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences (India), Allahabad; National Academy of Dairy Science

Research Areas: Reproductive physiology, endocrinology

Address: ADG (Animal Nutrition & Physiology), Division of Animal Science, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, 406, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi 110001; C-401, NASC Complex, DPS Marg, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 23388808; Email: bsp1001@rediffmail.com; bsprakash1001@gmail.com]

Recognition Award, 2005-2006