Prof. (Dr) Charudatta D. Mayee
Born on July 15, 1946. B.Sc. (Agri.) (1965); M.Sc.(Agri.) (1967); Ph.D, IARI (1972). Post Doctoral, Alexander von Humbolt Fellow, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart (Germany) 1980-82 and 1986.
Currently, Adjunct Professor IARI, New Delhi; Chairman, Agriculture Finance Corporation Mumbai; Member, African Biosafety Network Expertise, Burkina Faso; Executive Board Member, Internatinal Service for Acquisition Agri-Biotech Applications, USA; Board Member of DR PDKV AKOLA and SKAUST, Srinagar, J&K; and Gondawana University, Gadchiroli. Chairman, STRC, Gadchiroli and member RGST, Govt. of Maharshtra. VICE PRESIDENT, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences New Delhi.
Professor and Head, Marathwada Agricultural University, Parbhani, 1976-1991 and 1993-1995; Associate Dean, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola, 1991-93; Associate Director, NARP, Aurangabad, 1995-97; Vice-Chancellor, MAU, Parbhani, 1997-2000; Director, Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur, 2000-2003; Agriculture Commissioner; Govt. of India, New Delhi; 2003-2004; Chairman,Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board,New Delhi;2004-2011.
Awards and Honours: Prof.M.J.Narasimhan Academic Award,1074; V.P. Gokhale Award, 1998; Vasantrao Naik Krishi Award, 2002; Outstanding Team Research Award, 2003; Dr. B. Vishwanath Award, 2005; Life Time Acievement Awards, 2008, 2011, 2012,2015 ;Lekhiram Memorial Award,2009; Doda Raghav Reddy Award,2010; Leadership Award 2010; Amit Prabudh Manishi Award,;2012; IPS Recognition Award,2012; Sasya Suraksha Mahajani Award,2012; Honoured with two civilian awards for social,cultural and scientific activities in the CITY OF NAGPUR;viz.,GLOBAL NAGPUR AND SARATHI AWARDS. SHETI SANMAN PURASKAR by ABP MAZA Marathi Channel, 2016; Annasaheb Shinde Puraskar in 2017 for agri contribution DR A.P.MISRA.Life Time Achievement Award -2017 by IIPS, New Delhi.,PADMABHUSHAN KARMAVEER BHAURAO PATIL NATIIONAL AWARD-2017 by RAYAT SHIKSHAN SANTHA ,Satara; D.Sc.(HonorisCausa), Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa Samastipur(Bihar), 2009; OUAT, Bhubaneshwar(Orissa), 2010 and Assam Agricutultural University, Jorhat (Assam),2010; President, Indian Society for Cotton Improvement, 2008 to date, and Founder President, South Asia Biotechnology Centre, New Delhi, President Indian Phytopathological Society, 1997-98; SMPP, Udaipur,2006-09, Doctor’s Krishi Academy, Lucknow, 2006-11; CRDA, Hissar,2010-11, Chief Editor ,IPS New Delhi,2004-06.
Fellow: Maharashtra Academy of Sciences.; Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology and National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi
President: Indian Society for Cotton Improvement, Mumbai and South Asai Biotechnology Centre, New Delhi.