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 ( in Fisheries) 1994-96; Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award for 2000-01; IARI - Hooker Award 2000-01; ICAR – Dr. Rajendra Prasad Award, 2010-11; Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award 2016; 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, for the contribution in Coastal Ecology and Resource Management conferred by Andaman Science Association, Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi; Fellow of the Zoological Society, Kolkata; Honorary Fellow of Indian Ecology Society, Ludhiana, Fellow of Andaman Science Association

President, Andaman Science Association, 2012 to till date. ; Ex-Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer, Andaman Science Association, 1990-2010; Vice President, Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research;2012-16.;Member, Asian Fisheries Society, Indian Branch; Member, Marine Biological Association, CMFRI, Kochi; Indian Society of Fisheries Professionals; Professional Fisheries Graduate Forum ; Inland Fisheries Society of India, Barrackpore; Association of Aquaculturist, CIFA, Bhubaneswar; Member, Indian Science Congress; Member, Indian Ecological Society. Member, Andaman and Nicobar Science & Technology Council, A&N Islands; Task force on Agriculture Development for the UT of A&N Islands; Member, Agriculture Technology Management Agency Governing Body, A&N Islands; Member, Steering Committee at the UT level for documentation of Traditional Knowledge of Ethno-medicine used by the tribal people in A&N Islands; Member, Fish & Fisheries Product; Food Safety & Standards Authority of India; Ministry of Health & Family Welfare; Member, Project Appraisal Committee of A&N Administration. Chairman, third party Monitoring and Evaluation Committee for evaluation of works and carried out State CAMPA, A&N Islands; Chairman, Town Official Language for Implementation of Town Official Language.

Fellow: Mangrove and coral Ecological Studies, Ecofriendly brackish water Aquaculture, Fishery 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; Fisherman, Policy Research pertaining to Island Fisheries.

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; CARI House, Horticultural Road, Haddo, Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Island 744102; C/o Late Sukla Dam, Jail Raod, Shillong-1, Meghalaya 793001; [Tel: Off. (03192) 233370; Cell: 8348001000; Email: sibnarayan@gmail.com; directorcaripb@gmail.com]