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About the Chairman


Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Pandey,
Chairman of Madhya Pradesh Private University Regulatory Commission

EDUCATION:

D.Sc.(Botany), Ph.D.(Botany), M.Sc.(Botany) and B.Sc. from R.D.University, Jabalpur

POSITION HELD:

PositionName of InstitutionFromTo
Technical Assistant Department of Biological Science, R.D. University, Jabalpur 18.05.1984 11.05.1989
Lecturer Department of Biological Science, R.D. University, Jabalpur 12.05.1989 11.05.1993
Lecturer (Sr. Scale) Department of Biological Science, R.D. University, Jabalpur 12.05.1993 26.07.1998
Reader Department of Biological Science, R.D. University, Jabalpur 27.07.1998 23.03.2007
Professor Department of Biological Science, R.D. University, Jabalpur 24.03.2007 20.10.2009
Chairman MP Private Universities Regulatory Commission, Bhopal 21.10.2009 Till date

ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITIES:

Co-ordinator:

  • Indira Gandhi National Open University, R.D. University Study Centre 2002-2003.
  • Refresher course in Life Science on Role of Biotechnology in Human Beneficiation (12.02.07 – 03.03.07), ASC, RDVV, Jabalpur.
  • Madhya Pradesh Council of Science & Technology Cell, R.D. University, Jabalpur, 2007-2009.
  • National Science Day Fortnight Week, 13 – 28 Feb. 2008 sponsored by Madhya Pradesh Council of Science and Technology, Bhopal.
  • Refresher Course in Life Science on Bioprocessing of Genetic Diversity: Emerging Trends from 3rd to 20th March 2008, ASC. R.D.V.V., Jabalpur.
  • Workshop on Project Evaluation and Science & Technology Networking, Madhya Pradesh Council of Science & Technology, 28-29,April 2008.
  • Revaluation cell ,R.D.University2006-2009.
  • National workshop on State of Art Techniques in Fungal Isolation Identification and its Biotechnological Applications , 29th July to 4th Aug 2009, R.D University, Jabalpur.

Councellor (Indian Science Congress Association):

  • Plant Science Section during 1994-95 and 2003-04.
  • Environmental Science Section 2008-2009.
  • Indian Botanical Society, 1996-98, 2005-2008.

Recorder (Indian Science Congress Association):

  • Plant Science 2010-2012

Assistant Coordinator:

  • IGNOU RD University Study Centre1996-2009.
  • Central valuation cell (Science) 1989-2009.

Secretary:

  • Indian Botanical Society, Jabalpur Chapter 1994-2009.
  • Society for Basic and Applied Mycology, since 2002.
  • University Teachers Association, R.D. V.V. Jabalpur (2007-2008).

LIFE MEMBERS OF PROFESSIONAL/ACADEMIC BODIES, SOCIETIES:

  • Indian Science Congress Association
  • Indian Phytopathological Society
  • Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology
  • Society of Tropical Forestry Scientists
  • Mendelian Society of India
  • International Society of Conservation of Natural Resources
  • Society of Plant Protection Sciences
  • Mycological Society of India
  • Society of Basic of Applied Mycology
  • Indian Society of Weed Science
  • Indian Society for Biocontrol Advancement

AWARDS/HONOURS:

  • Professor R.N. Trivedi Young Scientist Medal by Mendalian Society of India,1999.
  • Shawrna Jayanti Pravidta Samman (2005-06), R.D.University, Jabalpur.
  • Dr. Dastur Memorial Lecture Award (2008- 09), Indian Phytopathological Society, New Delhi.
  • UGC Visiting Fellow, October, 19-25, 2001, Department of Biotechnology, Amravati University, Amravati.
  • Delivered Platinum Jubilee Lecture in Environment Section,96th Indian Science Congress Association at Shilong.
  • Fellow of Indian Botanical Society (FBS), 1994, International Society of Conservation of Natural Resources, 2004, ISWS award by Indian Society of Weed Science, 2012.
  • Chief Editor,Science India,a Vigyan Bharti Publication,Bhopal.
  • Honorary membership of The Research Board of Advisors, ABI, USA, since 2000 onwards.

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