Agricultural Research Service Scientists’ Forum

Reg. No. SR/ARSSF-164/80
(Regd. Under Societies Reg. Act, XXI of 1860)

Constitution and Bylaws  (Bylaws)

Registration Certificate (ARSSF Registration )

Recognition letter from ICAR ( Recognition)

Aims and Objective

  • To develop a culture and outlook which could become the tradition of the Agricultural Scientific community
  • To promote and advance agricultural research in the country.
  • To facilitate scientists’ participation in formulation and execution of agricultural research policy in the country.
  • To protect the interests and look after the welfare of the Agricultural Research Service Scientists in order to bring about excellence and relevance in the purpose of their mission.


The membership of the Forum will be open to the scientists of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). The ICAR scientists, who are interested in promoting professional excellence in research, education and development and believes in fostering socio-cultural fraternity among ICAR Scientists and whose admission would promote the interests of the Forum shall be eligible for Life Membership on payment of prescribed fees.

Every member of the Forum will be expected

  1. To strive to develop the feeling of fraternity and mutual trust among the community of ICAR scientists.
  2. To uphold the principles of Forum in letter and spirit and to work for the welfare of ICAR Scientists and for the advancement of science in the overall interest of humanity.

Office Bearers


S. No Post Name Designation & Address Bio data
1. President Dr. S. Manivannan Principal Scientist IISWC,
Regional Centre,
Udhagamandalam -643 004
Mobile : 9442109091
2. Ex Officio Member Dr IM Mishra Head, Division of Agricultural Engineering, IARI, New Delhi
3. Vice President

(Central Zone)

Dr. Sunil Pabbi Principal Scientist,
ICAR-IARI, New Delhi
Mobile: 9818024130.
4. Vice President

(North Zone)

Dr. Gyanendra Singh Principal Scientist,
ICAR-IVRI, Bareily
Mobile : 9927086832
5. Vice President

(East Zone)

Dr. Nishant Deshmukh Scientist, Horticulture Division,
ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya
Mobile : 8974036747
6. Vice President

(West Zone)

Dr. Ajit Kumar Verma Principal Scientist,
ICAR-CIFE, Mumbai.
Mobile : 9920169789
7. Vice President

(South Zone)

Dr. M.S.Prasad Principal Scientist
ICAR-IIRR, Hyderabad.
Mobile : 9849291553
8. General Secretary Dr. N.V.Kumbhare Principal Scientist (Agril. Extn). & Incharge, ATIC,
ICAR-IARI, New Delhi
9. Joint Secretary Dr. Mathala Juliet Gupta Scientist (SS) ICAR-CCARI,
Old Goa-403 402
Mobile: 9765125769Email: mathalajuliet@gmail.com
9. Treasurer Dr. Livleen Shukla Principal Scientist,
IARI, New Delhi
Mobile : 8800933066
10. Editor Dr. P. S. Brahmanand Principal Scientist
Indian Institute of Water Management, Bhubaneswar.
Mobile: : 9776207101Email: psbanand@yahoo.com
11. Representative of Retired scientists Dr. R.S. Srinivasan




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