Dr. Sibnarayan Dam Roy 
Fellow, Elected 2017

Born in Shillong, Meghalaya on 31 December, 1959; Educated at St. Anthony School, Umpling, Boys High School and Shillong Jail Road Boys High School, 1964-75; St. Edmunds College, Shillong, 1975-77; College of Fisheries, Mangalore, 1977-84; Ph.D, 1999.

Director, ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 2012 to date.

Head of Division, Aquaculture, Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai, 2010- 2012; Head of Division, Fish and Fisheries at Central Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, 2005-2010; Senior Scientist and Principal Scientist, 1997-2007; Director, Department of Fisheries, Andaman and Nicobar Island, A&N Administration; Scientist, Central Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, 1990-97; Fishery Officer, Department of Fisheries, Arunachal Pradesh, 1984-89.

Awards/Honours: ICAR Team Research Award 1994-96; Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award, 2000-01; IARI - Hooker Award, 2000-01; ICAR – Dr. Rajendra Prasad Award, 2010-11; Lieutenant Governor’s Commendation Award conferred by Hon”ble Lt. Governor, A&N Island, 2008; Society for Plant Research, Meerut awarded Distinguished Scientist Award, 2014; Lifetime Achievement Award, 2014 by Andaman Science Association.

Research Areas: Mangrove and Coral Ecological Studies, Eco-friendly Brackishwater Aquaculture, Integrated Farming System for tropical Islands; Resource Assessment and Management, Biodiversity and conservation, Climate change and its impact on Island ecosystem, Socioeconomic studies on Island Fishers, Policy Research pertaining to Island Fisheries.

Address: Director, ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, P.B. 181, Port Blair 744101, A&N Islands; C/o Late Sukla Dam, Jail Raod, Shillong-1 793001, Meghalaya; [Tel: Cell: 8348001000; Email: sibnarayan@gmail.com; directorcaripb@gmail.com]