Aufau International Award 2019 | Young Scientist Award | Agricultural Sciences

Dr. Nayan Kishor Adhikary, Ph. D.


Institute of Agricultural Science

University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India

              I am Dr. Nayan Kishor Adhikary from Purba Medinipur, West Bengal, did my B. Sc. Agriculture form Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, UP. M. Sc. Agriculture in Plant Pathology and also Ph. D in Plant Pathology from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya under the guidance of Prof. Jayanta Tarafdar. My Ph. D thesis entitled “Studies on the incidence and characterization of soybean infecting Begomovirus in the plains of West Bengal”.  I have qualified two times National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board, Indian council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.  I have worked as a SRF on Begomovirus entitled “Diversity, Distribution and Genome Characterization of whitefly transmitted geiminiviruses causing diseases of important crop plants in West Bengal and adjoining areas” funded by UGC.  In my professional carrier 1st I have joined as an Assistant Professor at M.S. Swaminathan School of Agricultural Science, CUTM, Paralakhemundi, Gajapati, Odisha. After that I have joined as a Junior Pathologist in All India Co-ordinated Research Project on Sesame and Niger, ICAR at Institute of Agricultural Science, CU, Kolkata. Recently I have participated ICAR sponsored Centre of Advanced Faculty Training on “Advanced technology in plant health management and pest risk analysis for improvisation of Indian agriculture and farmers income” organised by Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand. I have published 11 Research papers in different International Journals and 2 papers is accepted and another one is under Review. And I have published 1 book chapter and 2 proceedings. I have got 16 GenBank Accession nos. from National Centre for Biotechnology Information and European Molecular Biology Laboratory. Recently I have received Young Scientist Award from Agricultural Technology Development Society, Gaziabad, UP, India. I am Editorial Board Member in the Journal Archives of Agriculture and Environmental Science. I am a Reviewer of three journals, 1st one International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences (IJCMAS). 2nd one Asian Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology and 3rd one African Journal of Microbiology Research.