Honours/Awards and Recognitions


2016

    • On the occasion of 28th Foundation Day of ICAR-DWR, Jabalpur, Best Worker Awards were conferred for 2015-16 based on the outstanding contributions made by the staff members in different categories: Dr. Bhumesh Kumar, Sr. Scientist (Scientific category); Shri Pankaj Shukla, Technical Officer (Technical category); Shri Takeshwar Lakhera, Assistant (Administrative category) and Shri Mohanlal Dubey (Skilled supporting staff category).
    • Dr. A.R. Sharma, Director, ICAR-DWR has been awarded Gold Medal for his contribution in the subject of sustainable crop production in the 4th International Agronomy Congress (22-26 November, 2016) organized by Indian Society of Agronomy, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi.

2015

    • On the occasion of 27th Foundation Day of ICAR-DWR, Jabalpur, ‘Best Worker Awards (2014-15)’ in the category of scientists, technical officers, administrative staff and skilled supporting staff and were conferred upon Dr. Shobha Sondhia, Shri Mukesh Meena, Shri Manoj Gupta and Shri Madan Sharma respectively by certificate and memento.
    • Mr. Bhagwante Prasad, Tractor Driver, was awarded cash of Rs 10,000/- by Director.
    • Mr. Basant Mishra was awarded for excellence in wild life conservation on 6 October 2015, during wild life conservation week by the Principal Secretary Forest Sh. Deepak Khandeker, Madhya Pradesh Government.
    • Dr. Meenal Rathore received the best poster award during 25th APWSS Conference held during 13-16th October at PJTSAU, Hyderabad
    • Dr. Meenal Rathore was granted sponsorship by University of Western Australia to attend 25th APWSS Conference during 13-16th October at PJTSAU, Hyderabad
    • Tarun Suryavanshi, ML Kewat, Shyam Lal and Harisankar received ‘Best Poster Award’ for ‘Effect of post emergence application of Propaquizafop and Imazathapy mixture on growth, yield and economics of black gram’ during 25th APWSS conference, Hyderabad.
    • K. Parsate, M. Rathore, P.P Choudhary, R. Singh, S. Pagare, D. Jaggi, M. Varun, N. Tripathi, S. Chander, C. Sarathambal and Dr. Bhumesh Kumar received ‘Best Poster Award’ for ‘Crop-weed dynamics and weed management under the regime of climate change’ during 25th APWSS conference, Hyderabad.
    • Dr. Yogita Gharde received SP Dhall Distinguished Publication Awards in Statistics – 2015 from Society for Advancement of Human and Nature (SADHNA), Solan, Himachal Pradesh.
    • Dr. Yogita Gharde was recognized as honorary board member by Society for Advancement of Human and Nature (SADHNA), Solan, Himachal Pradesh.

2014

    • Dr. A.R. Sharma, Director, DWR received Award of Honour from Mr. J.C. Rana, Director of Agriculture, Himachal Pradesh at the Alumni Meet of CSK HPKVV, Palampur on 22 November, 2014
    • Dr. Sushil Kumar, Principal Scientist (Entomology) was awarded Dr. Anand Prakash Award 2012 for his outstanding work on biological control of weeds by Applied Zoologists Research Association (AZRA), Cuttack during AZRA International Conference on “Probing Biosciences for Food Security and Environmental Safety” on 16-18 February, 2014 at CRRI, Cuttack.
    • Dr. Anil Dixit, Principal Scientist (Agronomy) received the ISWS Fellow - 2013 at the Biennial Conference of ISWS held during 15-17 February, 2014 at DWSR, Jabalpur.
    • Dr. Sushil Kumar, Mr. Sandeep Dhagat, Smt. Nidhi Sharma and Sh. Shankar Lal Kosshta obtained Best Worker Award (2013-14) on 26th Foundation Day, held on 22 April 2014 at DWSR.
    • Crystal National Agri Award, 2014 was conferred to Dr. Sushil Kumar, Principal Scientist (Entomology) under the research Scientist category for his outstanding work on Parthenium Management by Krishi Anusandhan & Kisan Vikas Foundation, New Delhi on 27 August, 2014. The Award was given by Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Hon’ble Agriculture Minister, Government of India and Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister of Transport & Rural Development, Government of India.

2013

    • Dr. Chandra Bhanu and Dr. V.S.G.R. Naidu have been selected for ICAR Dr. Rajendra Prasad Puraskar 2013 for their Hindi book on “Oushdhiya Kharpatwar” on 16 July, 2013.
    • Dr. Sushil Kumar, Principal Scientist (Entomology) was awarded the prestigious ‘Swami Sahajanand Saraswati Outstanding Extension Scientist Award 2011’ on the 84th Foundation Day of ICAR. Dr. Sushilkumar carried out research and extension work in the field of biological control of Parthenium. He developed cost effective and sustainable techniques for the mass multiplication of bioagent Zygogramma bicolorata and distributed the live-bioagent throughout the country. The biological control helped in suppression of Parthenium and helped other vegetation to restore in the large area on sustainable basis.
    • Dr. P.K. Singh, Dr. Sushilkumar, Dr. R.P. Dubey, Dr. P.J. Khankhane, Dr. Shobha Sondhia, Dr. Bhumesh Kumar, Dr. M.S. Raghuvanshi, Mr. Sandeep Dhagat, Mr. S.K Bose, Sh. Bhagunte Prasad and Sh. Veer Singh obtained Awards of Appreciation during Silver Jubilee Foundation Day held on 22 April 2013 at DWSR.

2012

    • Dr. P.P. Choudhury, Senior Scientist (Organic Chemistry) received ‘Third Best Poster Presentation Award’ during the Biennial Conference of ISWS held during April 19-20, 2012 at KAU, Thrissur.
    • Dr. Meenal Rathore, Senior Scientist (Biotechnology) received 2nd Best Poster Award under the theme ‘Management of biotic stress’ at the ARRW Golden Jubilee International Symposium held on 2-5 March, 2013 at CRRI, Cuttack.
    • Dr. P.P. Choudhury, Senior Scientist (Organic Chemistry) received ‘Best Trainee Award’ in the ICAR sponsored short course on Application of nanotechnology in soil science and plant nutrition research held at IISS Bhopal from 18-27 September, 2012
    • Dr. A.R. Sharma, Director, DWSR was awarded Fellow (2009) of the Indian Society of Agronomy during the Third International Agronomy Congress held at New Delhi from 26-30 November, 2012.
    • Dr. A.R. Sharma, Director was awarded Fellow (2010), Indian Association of Soil and Water Conservationists during the National Conference (LESCRA-2013) held at OUAT, Bhubaneshwar from 4-6 April, 2012.
    • Dr. A.R. Sharma, Director received the ‘Award of Honour’ for his outstanding contributions to agricultural research and development at the Golden Jubilee Alumni Meet of the PAU, Ludhiana from 20-21 December, 2012
    • DWSR, Jabalpur has been awarded Best Stall prize during the Third International Agronomy Congress held at IARI, New Delhi from 26-30 November, 2012
    • Dr. Sushilkumar, Principal Scientist, Received ‘Late Shri P.P. Singhal Award’ by Plant Protection Science Society at ICAR Research Complex, Goa, 2012
    • Dr. V.S.G.R. Naidu, Dr. P.K. Singh, Dr. A. Dixit and Dr. A.R.G. Ranganatha were conferred the ‘Best Poster Presentation Award’ on the occasion of the International Conference on ‘Climate Change, Sustainable Agriculture and Public Leadership’ held during 7-9 February, 2012 at the National Agricultural Science Centre, New Delhi.
    • Dr. R. P. Dubey, Sr. Scientist, DWSR, Jabalpur was honoured with ISWS fellow award.

2011

    • Dr. Sushilkumar, Principal Scientist of the Directorate won the prestigious ‘Swami Sahajanand Saraswati Outstanding Extension Scientist Award 2011’ on the 84th Foundation Day of ICAR.  
    • Dr. Anil Dixit, Principal Scientist, Agronomy has been awarded  prestigious CWSS Fellowship for the year 2011 by Crop and Weed Science Society, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, West Bengal. He has been conferred this award during the Society’s international symposium on “System intensification towards food and environmental security” held on Feb. 24-27, 2011 at Kalyani, WB for his outstanding contribution in weed science research at national arena.

2010

    • Dr. Jay G. Varshney was awarded Late Shri P.P. Singhal Memorial Award by Society of Plant Protection Sciences, New Delhi for outstanding contribution in weed science the 8th National symposium on problems and prospectus Eco-friendly Innovatives to Plant Protection during Jan. 24-25, 2010.
    • Dr. Jay G. Varshney, Director, DWSR, Jabalpur was awarded ‘Gold Medal’ for outstanding contribution in the field of Weed Science by Indian Society of Weed Science in its Biennial conference held at Raipur during 25-26 Feb. 2010.
    • Dr. Jay G. Varshney and Dr Shobha Sondhia were awarded  ‘Best Book Award’ (in English) for ‘HERBICIDES’  by Indian Society of Weed Science in its Biennial conference held at Raipur during 25-26 Feb. 2010.
    • Dr. Jay G. Varshney and Dr R.L. Arya were awarded  ‘Best Book Award’ (in Hindi) for ‘Kharpatwar Niyantran’  by Indian Society of Weed Science in its Biennial conference held at Raipur during 25-26 Feb. 2010.
    • Dr. V.P. Singh, Pr. Scientist, DWSR, Jabalpur was awarded ‘ISWS Fellowship’ by Indian Society of Weed Science in its Biennial conference held at Raipur during 25-26 Feb. 2010.
    • Dr Shobha Sondhia, Sr. Scientist, DWSR, Jabalpur was awarded ‘ISWS Fellowship’ by Indian Society of Weed Science in its Biennial conference held at Raipur during 25-26 Feb. 2010.

2009

    • Dr. Jay G. Varshney, Director, DWSR, Jabalpur was reelected as President of Indian Society of Weed Science unanimously for 2009-12.
    • NRCWS, Jabalpur has been upgraded to the status of Directorate of Weed Science Research (DWSR) w.e.f. January, 2009.
    • Dr. Jay G. Varshney, Director, DWSR, Jabalpur also been appointed as Secretary member, Reviewed Committee on Genetic Manipulation, DBT, Govt. of India
    • Dr. Jay G. Varshney, Director, DWSR, Jabalpur was reelected as President of Indian Society of Weed Science unanimously for 2008-09.
    • Dr. Jay G. Varshney, Director, DWSR, Jabalpur was nominated as Member, Core group of Experts, National Integrated Bio-security System, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India
    • Dr. Anil Dixit, Sr. Scientist - Best oral presentation and research paper award on “Effect of globalization in Indian agriculture”, in a seminar organized by Govt. Arts College, Panagar, RDVV, Jabalpur, sponsored by UGC Govt. of India, 17-19th, January, 2009.
    • Dr. P.K. Singh, Sr. Scientist-Best Extension Professional award by the Society of Extension Education, Agra during the fifth Extension Education congress held at CSAU&T, Kanpur from 05-07 march, 2009

2008

    • Dr. Jay G. Varshney, Director, DWSR, Jabalpur was nominated as Member of the Policy Planning Committee on Science & Technology,  Govt. of Chattisgarh, Raipur
    • Dr. Jay G. Varshney Director was nominated as National Coordinator for the project "National Invasive Weed Surveillance (NIWS) programme for the states by DAC, GOI in 2008 for leading the programme in 10 states at district level.
    • Dr. Jay G. Varshney, Director, DWSR was nominated and sponsored by FAO to deliver a talk on "Status of Parthenium at global level and its management" at International Weed Science Congress held at Vancouver during June, 2008
    • Dr. Jay G. Varshney has been nominated as statutory member in "Review Committee on Genetic Manipulation", Deptt. of Biotechnology Govt. of India for a term of 3 years.

    • Dr. Puja Ray, Senior Research Fellow, DWSR, Jabalpur received the graduate student award and travel grant to attend the 5th International Weed Science Congress, held at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada during 22-27 June, 2008. She presented a paper on “Possibilities of activity enhancement of Zygogramma bicolorata, a biocontrol agent of Parthenium hysterophorus, by temperature regulated diapause aversion”.
    • Dr. Jay G. Varshney, Director DWSR, Jabalpur chaired Technical Session in Asian Pacific Weed Science Conference held at Colombo, Srilanka during October 2007.
    • Dr. Jay G. Varshney, Director, DWSR, Jabalpur was awarded ‘Gold Medal’ by Crop and Weed Science Society of India, BC Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Mohanpur, Kalyani West Bengal on 21st May, 2008 in recognition of outstanding contribution to weed science in India
    • Dr. Jay G. Varshney and Dr. VSGR Naidu were jointly awarded for ‘Best Book Award’ (in English) for ‘Weed Seed Atlas’ by Indian Society of Weed Science in its biennial conference held at Patna during 27-28 Feb. 2008.
    • Dr. Jay G. Varshney and Dr. Sushilkumar were jointly awarded for ‘Best Book Award’ (in English) for ‘Gajar ghass ka jaivik niyantran – vartman esthati evam sambhavnayen’’ by Indian Society of Weed Science in its biennial conference held at Patna during 27-28 Feb. 2008.
    • Sandeep Dhagat, Pankaj Shukla and O N Tiwari were awarded the third prize for the poster entitled “GIS techniques and making weed emergence maps” in Biennial Conference of ISWS held at Bihar Veterinary College, Patna (RAU, Pusa Campus), during February 27-28, 2008. 

    2007

      • On the occasion of the 18th Foundation Day of NRCWS, Dr, Jay G. Varsheny, Director appreciated the following scientists and other staff member for their services rendered during 2006-07 and honoured them by giving a certificate of appreciation for their services. The staff namely are Dr. P.K. Singh, Sr. Scientist, Dr. V.P. Singh, Sr. Scientist, Dr, R.P. Dubey, Sr. Scientist, Dr. J.S. Mishra, Sr. Scientist, Dr. Anil Dixit, Sr. Scientist, Dr. M.B.B. Pradad Babu, Sr. Scientist, Dr. Shobha Sondhia, Scientist (SS), Sh. R.S. Upadhyay, T-6 (Farm Manager), Sh. O.N. Tiwari, T-4 (Technical Asstt), Sh. M.P. Tiwari, T-4 (Farm Mechanic), Sh. A.K. Shrivastava, AF&AO, Sh. R. Hadge, Assistant, Sh. J.P. Kori, Assistant, Sh. Ramkumar, Messenger.
      • Sh. Chandra Bhanu, Scientist was nominated as ICAR representative in the Scientific Advisory Committee of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (JNKVV), Aron, Guna (Distt.), M.P. for the year 2007.
      • Dr. Shobha Sondhia received the Best Participant Award during the 21 day training programme on Agricultural resource management for eco-friendly environment, sustainable production system and better soil health organized at Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS), Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, JNKVV from 26 December to 15 January 2007.
      • Dr. P.K. Singh, received the best appreciation award of the Society of Extension, Agra for his outstanding contribution made in the field of Extension Education during fourth Extension Education congress held at JNKVV, Jabalpur from 09-11 march, 2007.

    2006

      • Dr. Anil Dixit, received the Best Paper (oral presentation) Award in national Symposium on conservation and Management of Agro-resources in accelerating the food production for 21st Century organized by ISA held at IGKV, Raipur from 14-15 December 2006. He has been nominated as Honorary advisor of Rural Society (Village, society and farmers) : www.ruralsociety.com magazine.

    2005

      • Dr. N.T. Yaduraju, Director, NRCWS, Jabalpur has been nominated as member of an expert committee of the scheme “Science and Technology for Women” of Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, for a period of three years.
      • Dr. N.T. Yaduraju, Director, NRCWS, Jabalpur has been nominated as member of Research Advisory Committee (RAC) of Project Directorate on Biological Control, Bangalore.
      • Dr. Sushil Kumar, Sr. Scientist of the Centre was honoured for his significant contribution in multiplying, releasing and popularizing the Mexican beetle for Parthenium control in the country.
      • The NRCWS was hououred for its significant contribution made in the awareness and management of Parthenium nation-wide during the Second International Conference on Parthenium at UAS, Bangalore from 5-7 December 2005.
      • Dr. N.T. Yaduraju, the then Director, NRCWS received the ISWS Gold Medal in the Biennial Conference of Indian Society of Weed Science from 6-9 April 2005 at PAU, Ludhiana.
      • Dr. V.S.G.R. Naidu, Seema Paroha, N.T. Yaduraju and Siddharth Nayak received the third prize for their poster on poster on “Seed borne toxicants control germination and viability in Parthenium hysterophorus seeds” during the Second International Conference on Parthenium at UAS, Bangalore from 5-7 December 2005.

    2004

      • Dr. N.T. Yaduraju, Director, NRCWS, Jabalpur has been nominated as representative of the ICAR on the Board of Management of JNKVV Jabalpur for a tenure of three years.
      • Dr. V.S.G.R. Naidu, Scientist was honoured with SIROHI AWARD by the Indian Society for Plant Physiology for best research paper published in the Indian Journal of Plant Physiology.
      • Dr. P.J. Khankhane was honoured with ‘Best Participant Prize’ during training programme on “Soil health and Product quality under organic farming” from Jan 22 Feb. 11, 2004 at JNKVV, Jabalpur.
      • Sh. S.K. Bose and Mr. Veer Singh stood first in Carrom and Chess events, respectively, in the ICAR Zonal Tournament held at CIFE, Mumbai from 5-9 January, 2004.

    2003

      • Dr. J.S. Mishra, Sr. Scientist (Agronomy) of the Centre was awarded with Dr. P.S. Deshmukh Young Agronomist Award for the year 1999 by the Indian Society of Agronomy for his significant research contribution in the field of Agronomy. The award consisting of a gold medal, a conferred and cash of Rs. 5000 was conferred on him at the inaugural session of 2nd International Agronomy Congress held at New Delhi during 26-30 November 2002.

    2001

      • Dr. N.T. Yaduraju, Director, NRCWS, Jabalpur was honoured as the fellow of Indian Society of Weed Science for the year 2000 – 2001.
      • Mr. Basant Mishra, Sr. Photographer, NRCWS, Jabalpur was awarded with the “Associateship” by the India-International Photographic Council for his valuable contribution in the field of photograph. He is the founder for his valuable Secretary of the Central India Photographic Council (CIPC), Jabalpur.
      • Mr. Veer Singh, Messenger, won in final of carom men event in the ICAR Zonal Tournament, held at CIAE, Bhopal participated in Inter Zonal Tournament at IARI, New Delhi during November, 2001.

    1995

      • Dr. V.M. Bhan, Director, NRCWS, Jabalpur has been elected as a President of Indian Society of Weed Science (ISWS) for the year (1994 - 1996). During of ISWS, the society has honoured Dr. V.M. Bhan, Director, for his meritorious service to Weed Science discipline by conferring fellowship of the society.
      • Dr. V.M. Bhan, Director, NRCWS, Jabalpur was awarded “1995 Outstanding International Achievement Award-Developing Countries” by International Weed Science Society, United State of America for his important contribution in research and extension works in the line of Weed Science.
      • Dr. V.M. Bhan, Director, NRCWS, Jabalpur was awarded “Hexamar Foundation Award” by Plant Protection Association of India, Hederabad on 2nd Feb., 1995 for his meritorious contribution in weed control in soybean.
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