Dr. Bhagwati Prasad Bhatt
Fellow, Elected 2009

Born in Kothiyara, Uttarakhand, India on 5 February 1965. Educated at G.H. School, Tehri Garhwal 1978-79; G.I.C. Uttarkashi, 1981-82; H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal, Uttarakhand 1983-87; Ph.D., 1991.

Director, ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna, 2011 to date; Officer on Special Duty of National Research Centre on Integrated Farming, 2015 to date.

Lecturer, 1991-96, and Sr. Lecturer 1996-2000, H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal; Senior Scientist, 2000-07, and Principal Scientist, 2007, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya; Joint Director, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Nagaland Centre, Medziphema, Nagaland, 2007-11.

Awards/Honours: Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education Award, 1998-99; Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award, 2004-05; Eminent Scientist Award, 2011; Bharat Jyoti Award, 2012; Bharat Excellence Award, 2012; Rajiv Gandhi Arch for Excellence Award, 2013; Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award, 2013; Rajiv Gandhi National Award for Original Book Writing in Hindi, 2013; Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Hindi Patrika Puraskar, 2014-15.

Fellow: National Institute of Ecology, 2012

Research Areas: Farming System Research, Conservation Agriculture and Agroforestry

Address: Director, ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, ICAR Parisar, P.O. Bihar Veterinary College, Patna 800014, Bihar; ICAR Parisar, P.O. Bihar Veterinary College, Patna 800014, Bihar; [Tel: Off. (0612) 2223962, 2228805; Cell: 09473199366; Fax: (0612) 2223956; Email: directoricarrcer@gmail.com]