Awards / Recognition by Staff of AICRP on Sugarcane

Awards/Recognitions received Awards/Recognitions received from
 PAU RRS, Faridkot
 Dr. R.S. Singh
PAU Best Outstation Scientist award for the year 2013-14 PAU, Ludhiana in 2013
Selected as Fellow Member (FSTA) The Council of The Sugar Technologists’ Association of India (STAI) in 2014
Recipient of PAU Appreciation Certificate 2015 PAU, Ludhiana in 2015
 Dr. Kuldeep Singh
Appreciation letter for successful conductance of Kisan Mela at Faridkot on 12th September, 2011 and March 2012 Director of Extension Education, Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana.
Best Poster Award to Paper “Crop Geometry in Relation to Mechanical Harvesting of Sugarcane” From 4th International Agronomy Congress during 22-26 November, 2016 at New Delhi.
Best Outstation Scientist Award for year 2012-13 PAU, Ludhiana on 16th Oct 2015.
SIR T.S. Venkatraman Award SBI- Coimbatore on 23rd March 2015.
Appreciation Certificate for Excellent work Worthy Vice Chancellor, PAU, Ludhiana on 20th March 2015.
 Sugarcane Team RRS, Faridkot
Appreciation Letter (2006) for conducting AICRP experiments Principal Investigator, AICRP (Sugarcane), 8th June, 2006.
Appreciation Letter (2013) for organizing successful Zonal Breeders Meet of AICRP (Sugarcane) at Faridkot on 17th and 18th January, 2013 Director Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore
Excellent Performance Certificate (2017) for conducting AICRP experiments on the basis of mean of three years (2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17). Project Coordinator AICRP (S), IISR, Lucknow.
SRS, Cuddalore
Dr. S. Ganapathy
Recognized for his effort in developing the Co (Pv) 5 Panivaragu variety in the year 2007 which has made a phenomenal impact on the livelihood of the farmers Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore
ARS, Sankeshwar
Dr.Sanjay B. Patil
“Jawaharlal Nehru Award 2007” for outstanding Post Graduate research Thesis title Genetic enhancement of sugarcane productivity under woolly aphid, water and salt stress environments Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi.
Sir T.S. Venkatraman Award for outstanding contribution in the sugarcane agriculture for the biennium 2010-11 Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore ( ICAR New Delhi)
Bhagwan Vrishabhanath Krishi Prashasti – 2009 for outstanding contribution in the field of sugarcane improvement for the benefit of sugar industry and sugarcane farmers Dakshin Bharat Jain Sabha, Sangli, Maharashtra
Registered the clone SNK 044 as SWA resistant source NBPGR New Delhi
Best Research Paper Award in sugarcane SISSTA sugar journal
‘Best paper (oral presentation) award’ at National seminar on “Recent advances in agricultural botany” held at, during 27-28th September 2012 Shivaji University, Kolhapur
Registration of two sugarcane varieties CoSnk 05103 and CoSnk 05104 PPVFRA, New Delhi
International award by Dr S.B. Patil
“IS 2008 Award” for excellent contribution in sugarcane improvement IAPSIT, China and Sinai University, Egypt
The SWA resistant clones developed are recognized internationally and few countries viz., Sri Lanka and other Asian countries have requested for information and seed material importation.  
NAIP – Fellowship for international training on MAS crop science ICAR, New Delhi.
Kirkhouse trust travel grant for attending international conference “Interdrought – III” held during 11 – 16 October, 2009 at Shanghai, China. Kirkhouse trust England
RARS, Anakapalle
Sri Sudarshan Raju Memorial Award for the year 1998 Regional Agricultural Research Station, Anakapalle
V.R.Durgamba Charitable Trust memorial prize for the year 2006 ANGRAU, Hyderabad
Smt Alluri Atchayyamma Memorial Prize for the year 2007 Regional Agricultural Research Station, Anakapalle
Best Scientist Award 2009 Andhra Pradesh State Council of Science and Technology (APCOST), Hyderabad
Distinguished scientist Award in December,2015 Scientific Educational Research Society, Meerat, U.P
Best paper award and honored with silver medal, 2017 SISSTA, Chennai
Best researcher award for the year, 2017 IRDP group of Journals, Chennai
Alluri Achayyamma memorial prize for best women scientist in NC zone for the year 2015 RARS, Anakapalle
Dr. M. Charumathi
Alluri Atchayyamma award During the year 2012-13 RARS, Anakapalle, Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University,
Sri C.Sudarsana Raju memorial prize on 29th December, 2014 RARS, Anakapalle, Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University, Lam, Guntur
KCP Endowment award on 4.1.2015 M/s KCP Sugar and Indcor Ltd., Vuyyur, AP
Bharatha Mahila Siromani Award on 8.3.2016 The Health Care International Organization, Hyderabad
Dr B. Bhavani
Sri (Late) Sudarshn Raju Memorial prize for the Best sugarcane worker in Andhra Pradesh for the year 2008-09 Regional Agricultural Research station Anakapalle
Sri Konathala Ramunaidu Memorial Prize for the Best Scientist,2010 Regional Agricultural Research station Anakapalle
Smt. Alluri Atchayamma Memorial Prize for the Best Woman Scientist in North Coastal zone during 2011 Regional Agricultural Research station Anakapalle
M/s Durgamba Charitable Trust, Chennai Endowment Award prize (Gold medal) on adopting organic farming in Sugarcane for the year 2011-12 ANGRAU, Hyderabad
M/s KCP cane growers association, Best sugarcane scientist award for the year 2016 ANGRAU , Guntur
Silver medal Award during 71st Annual Convention of STAI (Sugarcane Technologists Association of India) held on 24th- 26th September, 2012 STAI, New Delhi
Fellow of Society for Applied Biotechnology (SAB), 2012  
Bharath Jyothi Award,2014 IIFS, New Delhi
Sri (late) Malla Jagannadham Memorial prize for the Best sugarcane Scientist , 2016 RARS, Anakapalle
Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam Excellency award,2017 IIFS, New Delhi
Dr. N. Raja Kumar
Sudarsana Raju Memorial Prize to the Best Research worker of Sugarcane for the year 2015– 2016 RARS, Anakapalle
Dr (Mrs) B. Parameswari
Jawaharlal Nehru Award” “from for her Doctoral thesis in Agricultural and Allied Sciences -2010 during the Ceremony of 83rd ICAR Foundation Day held at NASC Complex, New Delhi on 16th July 2011 Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi
Dr. Saroj Jaipal
Dr. (Mrs.) JagdishwariRao Woman Scientist Award conferred Applied Zoological Research Association (AZRA) in 1998
Best paper award Entomological Society of India in 2001
Woman of the Year 2000 award American Biographical Institute, USA
Roll of Honour from CCSHAU, Hisar Head Department of Plant Breeding CCSHAU, Hisar in 1996-2006
Roll of Honour from CCSHAU, Hisar Director of Research CCSHAU, Hisar in 2002-03
Letter of appreciation from CCSHAU, Hisar Vice Chancellor CCSHAU, Hisar in 2007
Noel Doer Medal for best research paper August 2007 STAI in August 2007
Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi in 2009
Silver Medal Sugar Technologists Association of India in 2010
Invited to Chair Technical session on Biology, Infestation, Intensity and Crossoversof insect pest during National Conference on “Impact of Global Warming on incidence and management of pest insects” held at RCA, Udaipur from March 5-7, 2009 MPUA&T, Udaipur
Invited as an Expert for approval of projects submitted under Rashtriya Kisan Vikas Yojana in August 2009 Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India, New Delhi
Appointed member of Technical Work Group by Cimmyt for CSISA project CIMMYT
Appointed Expert on plant protection by Cimmyt for framing course curriculum and examination for Technical Advisors under CISSA project in 2009 CIMMYT
RRS, Uchani
Dr. Vijay Kumar
Indian Society of Soil Science Zonal award conferred by Indian Society of Soil Science
Roll of Honour by Director of Research CCSHAU CCSHAU, Hisar
Dr. Samar Singh
Nominated as Chairman of the Assessment Committee for the assessment of Scientist under CAS scheme by Chairman ASRB in April, 2011 ASRB, New Delhi
Team award “Manthan Award 2007 - India's Best e-Content for Development" under the 'e-inclusion' category for project “Open source computer application in rural agricultural in India as CCPI of the project European Union
Outstanding Achievement Award for the year 2007-08 as Fellow of Indian Society of Weed Science Indian Society of weed Science
Appriciation letter by Vice Chancellor, CCS HAU, Hisar for working with dedication from 1997-98 to 2001-02. CCSHAU, Hisar
Roll of Honour in recognition of distinguished service in the field of weed control and crop management in 2003. CCSHAU, Hisar
Best paper award -2009 for the paper entitled “Productivity of wheat (Triticum aestivum) as affected by continuous use of new low herbicides for management of little seed canary grass (P. minor)”by Indian Society of Agronomy Indian Society of Agronomy
Dr. Samar Singh, Mehar Chand& Rakesh Mehra
Best poster award as first author on “Effect of different herbicides on binding weeds (Ipomea species) in sugarcane”. In: International Symposium on New Paradigm in Sugarcane Research organized by Society for Sugarcane Research and Development and SBI Coimbatore held from October 15-18, 2012 at Coimbatore Society for Sugarcane Research and Development and SBI Coimbatore
Dr. Mehar Chand
Best paper award on “Comparative evaluation of changes in protein profile of sugarcane varieties under different soil moisture regimes and after stress revival”. In: International Conference on Climate Change and its implications on Crop Production and Food Security (ICCCICPFS) held from November 12-13, 2016 at BHU, Varanasi Mahima Research Foundation and Social Welfare,194 ,Karaundi, BHU, Varanasi in Collaboration with Institute of Agricultural Sciences, BHU, Varanasi
Best participant award in summer school on Quality Seed Production in Sugarcane held from June 10-30, 2009 at Lucknow organized by IISR, Lucknow (ICAR). ICAR-IISR, Lucknow
Acted as rapporteur for “Crop Production” Session during Group meeting of AICRP on Sugarcane at IISR, Lucknow during ICAR-IISR, Lucknow
Incharge of HAU Research Station, Kharindwa (Kurukshetra) for seed production of sugarcane CCSHAU, Hisar
Acted as Member of Monitoring team of AICRP on Sugarcane to monitor the work progress of AICRP on Sugarcane ( two times) ICAR-IISR, Lucknow
Acted as Rapporteur of session: “Panel discussion on enhancement of sugarcane productivity in India” during Group Meeting of AICRP on Sugarcane held from October 18-20, 2011 at OUA&T, Bhubaneswar. ICAR-IISR, Lucknow
Dr. Rakesh Kumar
Member Monitoring Team of AICRP on Sugarcane for monitoring of experiments of AICRP sugarcane ( 6 times) ICAR-IISR, Lucknow
Acted as Rapporterur of the Session-I in Symposium on ‘Perspective in Integrated Plant Disease Management’ organized by the Indian Society of Plant Pathology INSOPP at NRC for Citrus, Nagpur (Maharashtra) from February 13-14, 2002. Indian Society of Plant Pathology
Acted as Rapporteur for the PlenarySession of Centenary Symposium on Plant Pathology organized by Indian Society of Plant Pathology INSOPP, Ludhiana at CPRI, Shimla (HP) from April 7-8, 2005. Indian Society of Plant Pathology
Acted as Rapporteur in Technical Session of National Seminar on Production, Development, Quality and Export of Seed Spices – Issues and Strategies organized by ICAR New Dehli at NRC on Seed Spices , Ajmer (Rajasthan) from February 2-3, 2007 NRC on Seed Spices, Ajmer
Acted as Rapporteur in Technical Session on sugarcane and maize at Agricultural Officers workshop organized by CCS HAU, Hisar from November, 16-17, 2017 CCSHAU, Hisar
Best Paper Award Indian Phytopathological Society, New Delhi.
Honoured at Annual Meeting of INSOPP at CPRI, Shimla for dedicated services rendered to the Society as North Zone Councillor (2001-02, 2004-05) – Received Certificate of Honour. President Indian Society of Plant Pathology
Honoured for successful holding of Centenary Symposium and Annual Meeting of INSOPP at CPRI, Shimla from February 7-8, 2005. Indian Society of Plant Pathologists
Dr. H.L. Sehtiya
Visiting Assistant professor Department of Agronomy and Range science, UC Davis from 1995-96 UC Davis
Visiting Assistant professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago 2001-02 University of Illinois at Chicago
Dr. S.P. Kadian
Worked as Regional Director, CCSHAU, RRS, Karnal and Senior Coordinator, CCSHAU, KGK, Karnal from August 2014 to January, 2015 CCSHAU, Hisar
Dr. S.P. Kadian and Dr. M.C. Kamboj
A scroll of Honour received from Vice- Chancellor, CCSHAU, Hisar during the year 2004-05 for development of sugarcane varieties CoH 110 and CoH 119. CCSHAU, Hisar
Dr. M.C. Kamboj
A certificate of merit was received from the Worthy Vice Chancellor in recognition of sincerity and devotion to work on January 14, 2009. CCSHAU, Hisar
IISR, Lucknow
Dr. A.D. Pathak
Nominated as DBT nominee in the Institute Bio- safety Committee of UP Council of Sugarcane Research, Shahjahanpur. UPCSR, Shahjahanpur
Dr. Chandra Gupta
Nominated as representative for the Member of the Board of Studies in Functional Hindi (UG) and Hindi 78 & Journalism (PG) in Avinashilingam Deemed University for Women, Coimbatore for two years w.e.f. March 25, 2011. Avinashilingam Deemed University, Coimbatore
Awarded 3rd best poster award for a research paper on Integ rated Nutrient Manag ement in Sugarcane Production presented in the National Symposium on Balanced Fertilizer to Sustainable Soil Health, Crop Production and Food Security held at G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar (Uttarakhand) on November 25-26, 2011. GBPUA&T, Pantnagar
Dr T.K. Srivastava
Nominated as member, expert panel for reviewing the research proposals to be funded by UPCAR, Lucknow UPCAR, Lucknow
Selected as Editor, Indian Journal of Agronomy for 2013-14.  
Convincer, technical session – I of the International conclave on sugar crops “Sweeteners and green energy from sugar crops: Emerging technologies” during February 15-17, 2014 at IISR, Lucknow IISR, Lucknow
Dr S.K. Shukla
Received best oral paper award in session 3rd and titled sustainable livelihood module through biofertilizer for cane women in National Conference on women in sugarcane agriculture and industry during August 29-31, 2013 at IISR, Lucknow. IISR, Lucknow
Dr J. Singh
Received Krishak Mitra Samman from Nana Educational Foundation for rural development during Rabi Mela held at Mau. Mau
Dr S.K. Shukla, Dr S.K. Awasthi and Smt Asha Gaur
Bagged outstanding research paper award on Carbon Sequestration for sustaining soil health and improving crop productivity in sugarcane based system in annual convention and technical expo. 2016 organized by NISSTA, at ICAR-IISR, Lucknow during April 29-30, 2016 ICAR-IISR, Lucknow
Dr Rajesh Kumar, Dr A.D. Pathak and Dr L.S. Gangwar
Received 2nd best oral presentation award in Centennial Fiesta-National Symposium on Challenges, Opportunities innovative approaches in sugarcane : Agriculture, bioenergy and climate change at UPCSR, Shahjahanpur (UP) during Dec. 21-23, 2016 UPCSR, Shahjahanpur
Dr C Gupta and Dr A.K. Shah
Received 2nd best paper award n annual convention and technical expo. 2016 organized by NISSTA, at ICAR-IISR, Lucknow during April 29-30, 2016 ICAR-IISR, Lucknow
SBI, Coimbatore
Dr. N.V. Nair
Awarded the'Excellence Award 2014' by the Societyfor Sugarcane Research Promotion. TNAU, Coimbatore
Life Time Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution towards the cause of development of Indian Sugar Industry during 10th Joint Convention of STAI & DSTA held at Pune, July 2-5, 2011 Sugarcane Technologists Association of India (STAI)
Dr. R. Viswanathan
Nominated as Pathology Section Committee Member of International Society for Sugarcane Technologists (ISSCT) for three years during the ISSCT Congress held at Sao Paulo, Brazil. Sao Paulo, Brazil
Elected as Fellow of Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology (ISMPP), Udaipur. Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Udaipur
Elected as Fellow of Indian Phytopathological Society, New Delhi. Indian Phytopathological Society, New Delhi
Conferred the Fellow of National Academy of Biological Sciences, Chennai for the year 2013 during the Annual Meeting of NABS held at KSR College of Technology, Tiruchengode, Namakkal District, Tamil Nadu on 20 July 2014 National Academy of Biological Sciences, Chennai
Conferred the award of Fellow of Indian Virological Society, New Delhi during the 23rd National Conference of Indian Virological Society, New Delhi held at TNAU, Coimbatore on 18 December 2014 Indian Virological Society, New Delhi
Dr. M. Puttarudriah Memorial Endowment National Award - for the outstanding contributions in the field of Plant Protection in the country during 2012 Institute of Agricultural Technologists, Bangalore
Elected as Fellow of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi during January, 2016. NAAS, New Delhi
Nominated to International Society of Sugarcane Technologists (ISSCT) Plant Pathology Committee as Member for the period 2016- 2019 during the 29th Congress held at Chiang Mai, Thailand. Chiang Mai, Thailand
Awarded the first Sir T. S. Venkatraman Award for Outstanding Research Contribution in Sugarcane Agriculture for the biennium 2006-2007 (2008) for the best research work in sugarcane Eco-Foundation, USA
Dr G. Hemaprabha
Nominated to serve as the Chairperson of the technical session on 'Women empowerment in sugarcane farming / industry' during the National Conference on Women in sugarcane agriculture and industry held at Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow during 29-31 August 2013. IISR, Lucknow
Selected as a Member of the Expert Committee on Crop Molecular Breeding of Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India for a period of three years. Coimbatore
Received STAI Silver Medal for the best research paper in the Agricultural Session for 2015. The award was presented in the 74th Annual Convention of Sugar Technologists Association of India held at New Delhi during 28-30 July 2016. New Delhi
Received the best poster award for the poster on ‘Genetic improvement for drought tolerance in sugarcane through breeding and gene identification’ in the International Conference and Exhibition on Sugarcane Value Chain- Vision 2025 Sugar, conducted at VSI, Pune during 13-16 November 2016. VSI, Pune
Dr Bakshi Ram
Conferred the Industrial Excellence Award (Agriculture) of the STAI in recognition of his contribution in the field of sugarcane varietal development on 26 September 2013 at Lucknow. Lucknow
Conferred the ‘Best Innovator of the Year-2016 (Agriculture) Award’ by North Indian Sugarcane and Sugar Technologists Association (NISSTA) during the first NISSTA Annual Convention held at ICAR-IISR, Lucknow during 29-30 June 2016. The Agricultural Production Commissioner, Government of Uttar Pradesh gave away the award. IISR, Lucknow
Felicitated in recognition of the immense contribution to the Indian Sugar Industry by way of development of high yielding and high sugared varieties by Dr. G.S.C. Rao, Chairman, Global Canesugar Services Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi on 9 July 2016 New Delhi
Felicitated in recognition of the contribution to the Indian Sugar Industry by way of development of high yielding and high sugared variety Co 0238 by the Director, National Sugar Institute, Kanpur on 9 July 2016 NSI, Kanpur
Received the Award of Excellence for his professional excellence and outstanding contribution in the development of sugarcane agriculture by STAI at New Delhi on 28 July 2016 (Fig.116). Her Excellency Smt. Pratibha Devi Singh Patil, ex-President of India gave away the award. New Delhi
Felicitated by Dhampur Sugar Mills group for his contribution in evolving 12 sugarcane varieties and specially Co 0238 at Dhampur on 21 March 2017. A folk song (Ragni) on excellence of Co 0238 and his contributions was also released during the felicitation function. Dhampur
NOEL DEERR GOLD MEDAL” Award for his presentation on “Breeding for higher sucrose content in sugarcane–Achievements & Prospects” at the 10th Joint Convention of STAI & DSTA held at Pune during July 2-5, 2011 Sugarcane Technologists Association of India (STAI)
Dr P. Govindaraj
Awarded with the 2nd "Sir.T.S. Venkatraman Award" sponsored for his outstanding contribution to sugarcane research, during the Institute's foundation day celebrations in October, 2010 M/S ECO Foundation-USA,