Curriculum Vitae




Lecturer (Res.) in Sr. Scale


M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Plant Pathology, IARI, New Delhi

Fellowship / Awards / Recognition
 1. Recipient of Sunity Bala Raychowdhury Award 2002 for best Ph.D. Thesis in Division of   Plant Pathology      from IARI, New  Delhi
 2. Recipient of Best Paper Presentation Award By Bioved Research and  Communication Centre during 6th      Indian Agricultural  Scientists and Farmer’s Congress Feb. 2004.
 3. Recipient of KVP Menon Best poster Paper Commendation Award organized by Indian Phytopathological      Society during Feb,2004.
 4. Nominated as a Member of the Editorial Board for the period 2005-2007 in the Jounnal of Indian Phytopatholy      and from 2008 in the Journal of Mycology and Plant Pathology and in AAPP News Letter.

Number of Project (externally funded) handled
: 10

Publication summary:
referred journal : 28, Abstract Paper: 15, Book Chapters : 3, Books: 2, Popular Article: 4.
Seminar/Symposium Attended: National - 9; International – 10;

Workshop/Group meeting attended

Recommendation at AICRP Workshop
  3 (under AICRP on Vegetable Crops)

Area of Work and Achievements

  1. Role of enzymes in Pathogenesis, and host defense mechanism on  mung bean – Xanthomonal axonopodis pv. Vignaeradiatae
  2. Isolation Characterization of Native PGPR and their role in Disease management in Sheath Blight of Rice, stem rot of mustard and damping off of tomato
  3. First Report of Helminthosporium gigantea leaf blight of Wheat in India and Sclerotinia stem rot of potato from West Bengal
  4. Screening of effective bacterial and fungal bio-agents and mass production studies
  5. Diseases of important vegetable crops throughout the West Bengal and management studies of some important diseases
  6. Evaluation of Bio-efficacy and phytotoxicity of new fungicidal molecules against different pathogen and host
  7. Bacterial diseases of vegetables and rice and their management strategy.
Contact information:
Dr. S. Dutta
AICRP on Vegetable Crops, 
Directorate Of Research, BCKV, Kalyani,
Nadia PIN- 741235, WB
Mobile :+91 3325828407, +91 9474146207