Dr. Nath Saran Lal Srivastava
Fellow, Elected 1997

Born in Bishunpura, Gorakhpur, U.P., India on 1 July 1943. Educated at Kulbhaskar Ashram Agriculture College, Allahabad, 1955-59; Allhabad Agricultural Institute, 1959-62; IIT, Kharagpur, 1964-66; Bhopal University, 1984-88; B.Sc. (Agri. Engg.) 1962; M.Tech. (Agri. Engg.) 1966; Ph.D. (Mech.Engg.) 1988.

Executive Director, Technocrats Institute of Technology (TIT) Group of Institutions, Anand Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, 2010 to date.

Research Engineer, Kulbhaskar Ashram Degree College of Agriculture, Allahabad, 1962-64; Assistant Agricultural Engineer, Agricultural Engineer, Senior Agricultural Engineer and Head, Agricultural Engineering Division, Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow, 1966-78; Head, Crop Production Engineering Division, Project Coordinator (AICRP on Utilization of Animal Energy), and Director, Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal, 1978-97; Assistant Director General (Engg.) and Acting Deputy Director General (Engg.), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, 1997-2003; Joint Director, Sardar Patel Renewable Energy Research Institute, Vallabh Vidyanagar, 2003-10.

Awards/Honours: ISAE Commendation Medals, 1978-79 and 1984-85; Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award, 1980-81; Rishabh Shree Award, 1994-95; ISAE Gold Medal, 1999-2000; President Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers for 2 terms during 2002-06. Chief Editor of “Journal of Agricultural Engineering” for 7 years and “Agricultural Engineering Today” for 10 years. Chairman of many Committees of BIS during 1989-92 and 2000-03; Board Member of JNKVV Jabalpur 1990-93 and 2005-07, IGKVV Raipur 2000-03 and M.P. Agro Industries Corporation, Bhopal 1990-92; Chairman Reasearch Advisory Committee of ILRI Ranchi, Member RAC CIAE Bhopal; Member QRT ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region Barapani and Chairman QRT AICRP on Farm Implements and Machinery; Member Steering Committee of World Bank Funded Natrional Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP) of ICAR and Chairman CAC of NAIP funded Project on “Lac Value Chain” and member NAIP funded project on “Cotton Value Chain”.

Fellow: Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers.

Research Areas: Agricultural Engineering, Farm implements & machinery, animal energy, renewable sources of energy

Address: Executive Director, TIT Group of Institutions, Anand Nagar, PO Box 24, BHEL Piplani, Bhopal 462021, M.P.; House No. A-446, New Minal Residency, J.K. Road, Govindpura, Bhopal 462023, M.P.; [Tel: Off. (0755) 2759869; Res. (0755) 2689925; Cell: 07566535492; Fax: (0755) 2751679; Email: nslsrivastava@rediffmail.com]

Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2008 to 31 Dec, 2010