Awards & Recognitions

Awards 2023

  • Dr. G.P. Obi Reddy from ICAR-NBSS&LUP received the prestigious Fellowship of National Academy of Agricultural Science (NAAS) Fellow for the Year 2023Dr. G.P. Obi Reddy, Principal Scientist & Head, Division of Remote Sensing Application (RSA) of the Bureau, has received the Fellow of the prestigious National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS), New Delhi, effective from 1st January 2023 for his outstanding contributions in the application of advance geospatial technologies in the field of natural resource management, which include the application of remote sensing and GIS technologies in applied geomorphology, digital terrain analysis, land resource inventory, soil-landscape modelling, agro- ecological studies, land degradation studies and harmonization of degraded/ wastelands lands.
  • Dr. Sunil Kumar, received “Young Scientist Award” for outstanding contribution and recognition in the field of Soil Science & Agri. Chemistry on the occasion of National Conference “Drone A Boom for Agriculture” organized by SAAST, CSJM University Kanpur 27-29 January, 2023.
  • K. K. Mourya received Second prize in poster presentation on “Soil characterization and land suitability evaluation for land use planning using geospatial techniques in the lower Brahmaputra valley zone of Assam”. In 3rd International Conference on Biodiversity, food security and climate change organised at Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam during 25-28 April 2023.
  • Dr. Surabhi Hota received Second prize in oral presentation on “Exploring machine learning techniques for prediction of irrigation water quality of lower Brahmaputra valley of North-eastern India”. In 3rd International Conference on Biodiversity, food security and climate change organised at Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam during 25-28 April 2023.
  • Ranjan Paul has received the ‘Outstanding Young Scientist Award’ of ICAR-NBSS & LUP during 47th Foundation day of the Institute.
  • B. L. Tailor received Best Technical Award of 2022-23 on 47th Foundation Day of by ICAR NBSS&LUP, Nagpur
  • Lal Chand Malav received outstanding Young Scientist Award of 2022-23 on 47th Foundation Day of by ICAR NBSS&LUP, Nagpur.
  • U. S. Saikia, received Best Trainee award for successfully completing 5 days online training programme on “Innovative Extension Strategies for Sustainable Natural Resource Management in Rainfed Agriculture” during 30th October- 03rd November, 2023 at ICAR-CRIDA, Hyderabad organized by ICAR-CRIDA & MANAGE, Hyderabad in collaboration
  • Dr. Rajesh Kumar Meena, received ‘Best Oral Presentation award’ for the paper presentation on “Characterization of Soil Resources using Geospatial technologies for Sustainable Agricultural Land Use Planning: a case study from intensively cultivated Trans Indo-Gangetic plains” during 5th International Conference on Sustainable Natural Resources Management under Global Climate Change organized by Soil Conservation Society of India (SCSI) at New Delhi during November 7-10, 2023.
  • S. Chattaraj received Best Paper Presentation award (1st Position) during ISCTA 2023 International conference at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre, Kolkata on 19 to 20-12-2023 by C-DAC, Kolkata, MeitY, GOI and Springer Publisher.
  • S. Chattaraj, Sr. Scientist received Grand Challenge Award of AgriEnIcs 2022 at International Conference on Systems and Technologies for Smart Agriculture (ICSTA 2023) during 19.12.23 to 20.12.23 sponsored by C-DAC &Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India.

Awards 2022

  • Dr. Jaya N. Surya, Pr. Sci. & Head, ICAR- NBSS&LUP, RC Delhi received “Fellow Award of Society of Tropical Agriculture”, New Delhi.
  • Dr. R. Srinivasan, Senior scientist received from the Outstanding Young Scientist award 2021- 22 Indian Society of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning, ICAR-NBSS&LUP, Nagpur.
  • Dr. M. Lalitha was awarded “First Place Winner” for Theme 2 at the Global Symposium on Soils for Nutrition – GSOIL4N’s poster competition, held virtually on 26-29th July 2022 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  • Dr. M. Lalitha was awarded the “Best Paper Award” by the Range Management Society of India in National Symposium on “Innovations in forage and livestock sector for enhancing entrepreneurship and farm productivity” on 1st November 2022 at ICAR-IGFRI, Jhansi.
  • Dr. K.K. Mourya was awarded with “Dr. S.P. Raychaudhuri Gold Medal Award” for the year 2021-22 by Delhi Chapter of ISSS, New Delhi.
  • Dr. Lal Chand Malav received NESA Scientist of the Year Award 2022 by National Environmental Science Academy, New Delhi.
  • Dr. Ranjan Paul received Budding Scientist Award 2022 of the Indian Association of Soil and Water Conservationists, ICAR-IISWC, Dehradun, India.
  • Dr. Ranjan Paul received Early Career Clay Scientist Travel Grant for attending XVII-AIPEA International Clay Conference 2022 at Istanbul, Turkey from the International Association for the Study of Clays.
  • Dr Jaya N. Surya, Pr. Sci. & Head, ICAR- NBSS&LUP, RC Delhi nominated as Technical Expert for finalization of EOI cum TP related to survey and preparation of DPR for establishment of Chambal ravines farm of Morena, District Morena.
  • Dr. G.P. Obi Reddy, nominated by NSDI-DST as a chairman, NSDI-Executive Sub-Committee on implementation of “Interim Data Sharing Framework (IDSF), NSDI DST.

Awards 2021

  • Dr. M. Lalitha was awarded the “Outstanding Young Scientist Award” on the 45th foundation day celebrations of ICAR-NBSS&LUP, Nagpur for the year 2020-21alexander mcqueen 4511 unisex fashionable casual shoes
  • Dr. S. Dharumarajan, Senior Scientist, ICAR-NBSS&LUP was awarded the “Young Scientist Award-2021” by Indian Association of Soil and Water Conservationists, Dehradun on 23.9.2021
  • Dr. K.S. Anil Kumar, Principal Scientist was recognised as Fellow of Indian Society of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning .
  • Dr. V. Ramamurthy, Principal Scientist was recognised as Fellow of Indian Society of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning
  • Dr. V. Ramamurthy, Principal Scientist received Indian Society of Agronomy (ISA) Gold Medal .
  • Dr. K. S. Anil Kumar, Principal Scientist received Reviewer Excellence Award (April, 2021): Agricultural Science Digest in recognition of significant and outstanding contribution to the journal and reviewing the articles.
  • K. S. Karthika, Scientist received PG teacher recognition from the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore
  • Ashok Kumar, Scientist received “Best Popular Article of the Month (April, 2021) Award” for the popular article “Diversified Land Uses for Sustainable Agriculture: Agroforestry a Way Forward” authored by Ashok Kumar, S. S. Kadam, R. S. Meena, R. L. Meena, D. D. Bairwa and T. P. Verma (2021). Published in Vigyan Varta: An international e-magazine 4(2):38-40.
  • Rajesh Kumar Meena, Scientist, received “Best Oral Presentation Award” for oral presentation on “Characterization of Soil Resources using Geospatial technologies for Sustainable Agricultural Land Use Planning: A Case Study from Middle Indo-Gangetic Plains” for the session Natural Resource Management: Remote Sensing and GIS Applications in the “Threats and Challenges to Sustainability of Natural Resources: Contemporary Remedial Tools and Techniques (TCSNR 2021)”organized by the Department of Soil & Water Conservation Engineering, College of Technology, GBPUA&T Pantnagar, during 23-24 October 2021.
  • Jaya N. Surya, Principal Scientist, ICAR-NBSS&LUP, Regional Centre, Delhi was invited as Chief Guest in International Women Day on theme “Women Leadership in Agriculture: Entrepreneurship, Equity & Empowerment” celebrated at Krishi Vigyan Kendra (ICAR-IARI),Shikohpur, Gurugram on 8thMarch, 2021.
  • Jaya N. Surya, Pr. Sci. & Head, ICAR-NBSS&LUP, Regional Centre, Delhi acts as member of the Judging Committee of ISSS Zonal Award-2021 and Best Doctoral Research Award-2021 held on 05.10.2021.
  • Ashok Kumar, Scientist was nominated to the Geo science for sustainable development meeting on 16.12.2020.
  • R.P. Sharma received Best Oral Presentation for the paper “Soil Erosion Risk Assessment through Morphometric Indices for Prioritization of Watersheds in Northeastern Region of India Using Multi-criteria Analysis Methods”, authored by Jena R.K., Kumar Nirmal, Moharana P.C., Sharma R.P., Ray Prasenjit, Sharma G.K., Roy P.D., Pradhan Sanatan and Ray S.K., presented in 30th National Web Conference on Soil and Water Management Technologies for Climate Resilience, Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability organized by Soil Conservation Society of India, New Delhi in collaboration with Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar, during 14-16 December 2021

Awards 2020

  • Mrs. Ritu Nagdev, Scientist received the “Young Scientist Award” From V D Good Technology Factory in the ceremony of International Scientist Awards on Engineerig, Science and Medicine during October 17-18, 2020 at Kolkata, India.buy cheap replica watches online india
  • Mr. Abhishek Jangir . was awarded the “Outstanding Young Scientist Awards” on the 44th foundation day celebrations of ICAR-NBSS&LUP, Nagpur for the year 2019-20.
  • Sh. A.K. Maitra, Technical Officer of Regional Centre, Kolkata obtained Outstanding Technical Staff Award on the occasion of Foundation Day of the institute on 23rd August, 2020.
  • Dr. Ranjan Paul was awarded as “Olympiad Winner (2nd place)” for the poster entitled “Predicament in identifying small amount of Palygorskite in Indian swell shrink soils” authored by Ranjan Paul, Karunakaran Karthikeyan, Duraisamy Vasu, Sonalika Sahoo, Pramod Tiwary, Shiocharan S. Gaikwad and Padikkal Chandran in the “National e-Posters Olympiad” on Zoom platform, organised by the Soil Conservation Society of India during 04-05 December, 2020.
  • Dr. G.P. Obi Reddy, Principal Scientist received Gold Icon Award-2020, under Open Data Champion category for Research Data Management in ICAR (KRISHI Project), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India (Member, Project Team).
  • Ms. Surabhi Hota, Scientist was awarded the 3rd prize for oral presentation in the International Seminar on Sustainable Development and Climate Change organized by Department of Environmental Science, Amity University, Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior held during 10-11 February, 2020.
  • Dr. G.P. Obi Reddy, Principal Scientist, Received Fellow, ISSLUP Award from Indian Society of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning, Nagpur on 11th September, 2020.
  • Dr. H. Biswas received the IASWC Gold Medal for the year 2019 for contribution in the domain of Soil and water conservation and watershed management.
  • Dr. Lal Chand Malav was awarded third prize in National web-conference on “Agricultural Resource Management for Atmanirbhar Bharat” during 17th to 19th July, 2020 organized by College of Agriculture, Iroisemba (CAU, Imphal), Manipur-795004.
  • Dr. R.A. Marathe received Indian Academy of Horticultural Science (IAHS) Fellowship in Fruit Science – 2020.
  • Dr. N.G. Patil was recognized as a Fellow of Indian Society of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning.
  • Dr. M.S. Raghuvanshi was awarded India Poultry Award-2020 as Social Impact Award for improving farm productivity, knowledge empowerment, and rural development by Agricultural Today Group on 14th February 2020 at New Delhi
  • Dr. M.S. Raghuvanshi was awarded Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award for Outstanding Research in Tribal Farming Systems 2019.
  • Dr Ranjan Paul received Best Poster Presentstion Award at the International Web-Conference (Virtual) “Resource Management and Biodiversity Conservation to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals”, during September 11-12, 2020, organized by the “Academy of Natural Resource Conservation and Management (ANRCM)”, Lucknow, India.
  • Dr Ranjan Paul received Best Poster Presentstion Award at the International Web-Conference (Virtual) “Resource Management and Biodiversity Conservation to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals”, during September 11-12, 2020, organized by the “Academy of Natural Resource Conservation and Management (ANRCM)”, Lucknow, India.
  • Dr Ranjan Paul received Best Poster Presentstion Award at the International Web-Conference (Virtual) “Resource Management and Biodiversity Conservation to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals”, during September 11-12, 2020, organized by the “Academy of Natural Resource Conservation and Management (ANRCM)”, Lucknow, India.
  • Dr. S.K. Ray, Principal Scientist & Head was nominated by ICAR as Member of Board on of Management, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat.
  • Dr. S.K. Ray, Principal Scientist & Head was nominated by ICAR as Member of the Institute Management Committee (IMC) of the ICAR-ATARI (Zone VI), Guwahati, Assam.
  • Dr. S.K. Ray, Principal Scientist & Head was nominated as a member of Research Advisory Group of Rain Forest Research Institute (RFRI, ICFRE), Jorhat, Assam.
  • Dr. S.K. Ray, Principal Scientist & Head was nominated as Member of Academic Council of Assam Women’s University, Jorhat by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Assam.
  • Dr. N.G. Patil was Key speaker at Interdisciplinary National Conference on Recent Innovations in Agri-Biosciences in strengthening the Economy: Challenges and Prospects held on 1 February 2020.
  • Dr. R.A. Marathe was nominated as a Member of Research Advisory Committee (RAC) in ICAR – NRC for Pomegranate, Solapur.
  • Dr. G.P. Obi Reddy, Principal Scientist, nominated as Guest Editor, Special Issue: Environmental Vulnerability Using Geospatial Techniques of American Journal of Remote Sensing, 2020.
  • Dr. G.P. Obi Reddy, Principal Scientist, nominated as Member Editorial Board, Remote Sensing, PiscoMed Publishing Pte. Ltd. Singapore

Awards 2019

  • Jaya N Surya, Principal Scientist received ‘Outstanding Scientist Award” from Society of Tropical Agriculture in 10th International Conference on Agriculture, Horticulture and food Sciences -2019 held at New Delhi.
  • Ritu Nagdev, Scientist received the “Bharat Ratna Indira Gandhi Gold Medal Award” by Global Economic Progress & Research Association (GEPRA), New Delhi for Excellence in her respective field on the occasion of 70th National Unity Conference on Individual Achievements & National Development held at Bengaluru.
  • Shri G.K. Sharma was awarded Young Scientist Award from DST-SERB, Govt. of India for attending 9th International conference on Algae Biomass, Biofuels and Bio products from 17th to 19th June 2019 held at Boulder CO, USA.
  • Chandrakala, Scientist received Bharath Rathna Abdul Kalam Gold Medal Award by the Global Economic Progress and Research Association, New Delhi in National unityConference held on October 19th 2019 at Chennai.
  • Chandrakala, scientist received Bharath Rathna Indira Gandhi Gold Medal Award by the Global Economic Progress and Research Association, New Delhi Conference held on March 9th 2019 at Bangalore on the Occasion of International Women’s Day.
  • R. Srinivasan, scientist received Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Life Time Achievement National Award-2019 by International Institute for Social and Economic Reforms (R), Bangalore for Teaching, Research & Publications under theme of Agriculture held at ADA Ranga Mandira, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • R.Srinivasan, scientist received Bharat Ratna Indira Gandhi Gold Medal Award-2019 by Global Economic Progress & Research Association, India held on 9th March 2019 at Hotel Sanctum, Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • ICAR nominated Dr. S.K. Ray, Principal Scientist & Head as member of the Institute Management Committee (IMC) of the ICAR-NBSS&LUP, Nagpur for three years with effect from 10.06.2018 to 09.06.2021.

Awards 2018

  • Bureau awarded by Best Annual Report Award for the year 2017-18.
  • Awarded with Outstanding scientist Award in 42nd foundation day of NBSS&LUP, Nagpur on 27th Aug.2018
  • (Mrs.). Jaya Niranjane Surya, Principal Scientist received “Rashtriya Gaurav Award” and Certificate of Excellence for the services rendered for the livelihood security of farming community from “India International Friendship Society”, New Delhi on 04 December 2018.
  • Dharumarajan. S was awarded with Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Achievement National Award by International Institute for Social and Economic Reforms (R), Bangaluru on 2nd June 2018
  • Roomesh Kumar Jena, Scientist was awarded the Director’s Special Award at the Bureau’s 42nd Foundation Day on 27.08.2018.
  • S.K. Mahapatra, Principal Scientist received “Gold Medal Award” in 27th National Conference on Sustainable management of soil and water resources from doubling farmers’ income during October 25-27, 2018, held at Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam.
  • S.K. Mahapatra, Principal Scientist, Regional Centre Delhi received “Outstanding Scientist Award – 2018” at the 42nd Foundation Day of the Bureau on 27.08.2018.
  • S.K. Singh, Director awarded by Prof. Sushil Kumar Mukherjee Commemoration award lecture covering topic on Making agriculture sustainable in India in 106th Indian Science Congress Association at Lovely Professional University Jalandhar during 3-7 January 2019.
  • S.K. Singh, Director awarded by Rula international Award : Rula Innovation and Betterment Excellence Award, Noble Scientist in Gep-informatics, by IJRULA
  • G.P. Obi Reddy was awarded “Outstanding Scientist in Remote Sensing and GIS (2018)” (RULA Innovation & Betterment Excellence Award) by IJRULA, Trichy, Tamil Nadu.
  • Ritu Nagdev, Scientist received Institute Award “Outstanding Young Scientist Award – 2018” at the 42nd Foundation Day of the Bureau on 27.08.2018.
  • Srinivasan was conferred with Bharat Ratna Indira Gandhi Gold Medal Award-2019” by Global Economic Progress & Research Association,
  • Invited by International Union of soil science- GlobalsoilMap working group to attend the 2019 Joint Workshop for Digital Soil Mapping and Global Soil Map held in Santiago, Chile, from 12 to 16 March 2019.
  • Ritu Nagdev, Scientist, Regional Centre, Delhi elected as “Treasurer” of the The Clay Minerals Society of India in its General Body Meeting held on September 14. 2018 at NITTR, Kolkata.

Awards 2017

  • Prasenjit Ray, Scientist of the Regional Centre, Jorhat received the ‘Commendation Award’ from the Indian Society of Soil Science (ISSS), New Delhi for the presentation of Doctoral research at the 82nd Annual convention of the Society held at Amity University, Kolkata during 11-14th December, 2017.
  • Dharam Singh, Senior Scientist received “Bharat Ratan Dr. Abdul Kalam Gold Mendal Award” by Global Economic Progressive Research Association (GEPRA), at No.101, Mundy Street, Thiruvannamalai- 606 601 Tamilnadu, India, for excellence in his field & individual achievements to National Economic Growth.
  • Dr Jaya N. Surya, Principal Scientist received “Outstanding Scientist Award” on Foundation Day of ICAR- NBSS&LUP, on 06.09.2017 at ICAR- NBSS&LUP, Nagpur, Maharashtra.