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Dr. Swapan Datta Kumar

Deputy Director General (Crop Science)

Indian Council of Agricultural Research

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Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Background Information

Employment History

Professor

UC Davis

Deputy Director General

I-CAR

International Rice Research Institute

Manila, Philipppines

Head of Plant Biotechnology Division

IRRI

Chairperson

Calcutta University

Manager, Development

Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

Affiliations

Board of Trustees Member
ILSI India

Advisory Board Member
Agriculture & Food Security

Member
Parliament

Member, General Planning Committee
Harvest Plus

Fellow
National Academy of Sciences

Awarded DAAD Fellow
Institute for Resistance Genetics

Chairman
M S Swaminathan Research Foundation

Education

Ph.D.

Web References (184 Total References)


AgBioView Newsletter on Agricultural Biotechnology

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* India: Swapan Datta is New ICAR Deputy Director General

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India: Swapan Datta is New ICAR Deputy Director General
http://beta.irri.org/news/bulletin/2009.23/
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.


Borlaug Institute for South Asia | Governance

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DDG Crop Sciences, ICAR


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Swapan Kumar Datta

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Swapan Kumar Datta
DDG Crop Sciences, ICAR
Prof Swapan Datta, FNAAS, FNASc currently, DDG Crop Sciences ICAR, Former Senior Scientist and HarvestPlus Rice Crop leader of CGIAR at IRRI. Fellow Elected 2005, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences India, Former RB Ghosh Professor Chair at University of Calcutta Kolkatta, TATA Innovation Fellow (DBT, GOI); Awarded DAAD Fellow at Institute for Resistance Genetics, Gruenbach, Germany, FMI (Friedrich Miecher Institute) Fello, Basel, Switzerland; Group Leader and Senior Scientist at ETH-Zurich, Switzerland; VA Professor at UC-Davis, USA(1989); Senior Scientist & Plant Biotechnologist at IRRI (International Rice Research Institute) and HarvestPlus Rice Crop Leader (1993-2005); Recipient of Panchanan Maheshwari Medial (2006) and Awarded Paul Johnnes Brouhl Memorial Medal ((2009). Significant contributions in Plant Biotechnology, Molecural Breeding, Regulatory aspects and Deployment of transgenic crops in field land Food-Safety analysis.

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