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17. Such other information as may be prescribed

(a) Rating of Scientific Journals

A need was felt in the Academy for critically assessing the published work of the nominees for election to the Fellowship of the Academy and for developing a transparent and quantifiable mechanism that avoids arbitrariness in assessment. The primary purpose of rating of scientific journals by the Academy is to decide the weightage to the journals for providing an objective and numerical criteria to publications for the purpose of screening the applicants for admission to Fellowship/Associateship of Academy thereby bringing uniformity by all the Sectional Committees across the Sections in evaluating their published work. For further details please click here.


(b) 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.

The location of Regional Chapters and their Conveners are as under:






Dr. Shailaja Hittalmani


Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha

Dr. K.K. Singh



Dr. Himanshu Pathak


Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala, Lakshadweep

Dr. R. Viswanathan


Andhra Pradesh; Telangana

Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao


Haryana, Rajasthan, Chandigarh

Dr. M.L. Madan


West Bengal; Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Dr. Biswapati Mandal


Western U.P.; Uttarakhand, Bundelkhand

Dr. S.K. Pandey


Punjab; Himachal Pradesh; Jammu & Kashmir

Dr. B.S. Dhillon


Western Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat, Marathwada

Dr. S.D. Tripathi


Bihar; Assam, entire North East

Dr. B.P. Bhatt


Eastern U.P, Jharkhand

Dr. B. Singh