Dr. Anilabha Das Munshi
FELLOW, ELECTED 2020

Born in New Delhi on 31st July 1961. Educated at G. B. Pant University of Agricultural and Technology, Pantnagar, Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand B.Sc. (Ag&AH Hons.) 1984, M.Sc. (Ag. – Horticulture) 1986 and ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, Ph.D. (Horticulture-Vegetable Science) 1991.

Principal Scientist, Division of Vegetable Science, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 2008 to date.

Scientist, Division of Vegetable Science, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1991-96; Scientist (Senior scale), Division of Vegetable Science, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi, 1996-2000; Senior Scientist, Division of Vegetable Science, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi, 2000-08 and Principal Scientist, Division of Vegetable Science, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi, 2008 to date; Professor, Discipline of Horticulture, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi, 2013-15; Professor, Division of Vegetable Science, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi, 2015-16.

Awards/Honours: IARI Best Teacher Award, 2010 by Post Graduate School, ICAR-IARI; HSI-Dr. Kirti Singh Gold Medal, 2018 by Horticulture Society of India; Member, Working Group of Horticulture, Plantation Crops and Organic Farming Sub group 3- ‘Planting Materials’, Planning Commission, Govt. of India, XI Five Year plan 2007-2012; Member, Committee for preparation and formulation for establishment of an International Centre for Capacity Building at Kabul, 2013-2015; Member, Committee for formulation of modalities for teaching of courses and monitoring the other academic activities for IIHR, Bengaluru; Member, Committee and Task Force for preparation of Self Study Accreditation Report of ICAR-IARI for 2013-2018; Member of Ph.D. Entrance Examination Committee, ICAR-IARI, 2013-2015; Member, Academic Council, ICAR-IARI, 2013-2016; Member, Standing Committee on Scholarship and financial assistance of ICAR-IARI, 2013-2016; Member, RAC Committee, ICAR-CITH, Srinagar (J&K), 2017-2019.

Fellow: Indian Society of Vegetable Science, 2015; Horticultural Society of India, 2017; Indian Society of Plant Genetic Resources, 2017

Research Areas: Vegetable Crop Improvement & Seed Production

Address: Principal Scientist, Division of Vegetable Science, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; 517, Krishi Cooperative Group Housing Society, Krishi Apartment, D-Block, Vikaspuri, New Delhi 110018, India; [Tel: Off. (011) 25846628; Cell: 9810546964; Fax: (011) 25847148; Email: anilabhm@yahoo.co.in; anilabhm@gmail.com]