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Dr. Swapan Kumar Datta

Deputy Director General (Crop Science)

Indian Council of Agricultural Research

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Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Background Information

Employment History

International Rice Research Institute

Manila, Philipppines

Head of Plant Biotechnology Division



Calcutta University

Manager, Development

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research


Board of Trustees Member
ILSI India

Advisory Board Member
Agriculture & Food Security


Member, General Planning Committee
Harvest Plus


Member and Chairman and President of Many Scientific Committees

National Academy of Sciences

Awarded DAAD Fellow
Institute for Resistance Genetics


Presidency College



University of Calcutta

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* India: Swapan Datta is New ICAR Deputy Director General

India: Swapan Datta is New ICAR Deputy Director General
Swapan Datta, former senior scientist in PBGB and HarvestPlus Rice Crop Leader at IRRI (1993-2005), joined the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Delhi as deputy director general on 18 June. Dr. Datta is an internationally recognized rice scientist who has contributed enormously to research and development in golden indica rice, high-iron rice, development and field management of Bt-rice, Xa-21 rice, and PR-rice for plant protection in several countries including India and China. He is the recipient of the TATA innovation fellowship from the Government of India and was elected Fellow of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences and National Academy of Sciences.
Before joining ICAR, he was serving University of Calcutta as the Rashbehari Ghose Chair Professor. His vast and successful experience in international and national agriculture science, and research management at ETH-Zurich (1987-93) will help him to serve the ICAR system to boost India's agriculture growth.

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