Activities of Regional Chapters

Regional Chapters

The Academy has twelve Regional Chapters. The Regional Chapters make suggestions with regard to policies and problems concerning their areas of operation and also of national importance. The main activities undertaken by these Chapters are:

  • to arrange lectures on current topics;
  • to organize workshops/brainstorming sessions on important topics;
  • to undertake public awareness exercises on popularization of science;
  • to publish a directory of agricultural scientists in their respective towns/regions;
  • to bring out periodicals/newsletters; and
  • to undertake schemes for recognizing and motivating young scientists.
Chapter Region Convener Fellows & Associates
Bengaluru Karnataka Dr. Raghavendra Bhatta Click
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha Dr. A.K. Patra Click
Cuttack Odisha Dr. A.K. Nayak Click
Coimbatore Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala, Lakshadweep Dr. R. Viswanathan Click
Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh, Telangana Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao Click
Karnal Haryana, Rajasthan, Chandigarh Dr. M.L. Madan Click
Kolkata West Bengal, Andaman & Nicobar Islands Dr. Biswapati Mandal Click
Lucknow Western U.P., Uttarakhand, Bundelkhand Dr. S.K. Pandey Click
Ludhiana Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir Dr. B.S. Dhillon Click
Pune Western Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat, Marathwada Dr. Himanshu Pathak Click
Barapani Assam, entire North East Dr. U.K. Behera Click
Varanasi Bihar, Eastern U.P, Jharkhand, Dr. Sudhakar Pandey Click