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National Biodiversity Authority
(An Autonomous and Statutory Body of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India)

Dr. (MS). B. Meenakumari From 9th February 2016 onwards
Shri. Hem Pande, IAS 06th Feb 2014 to 08th Feb 2016
Dr.Balakrishna Pisupati 12th Aug 2011 to 05th Feb 2014
Shri M.F. Farooqui, IAS 11th Nov 2010 to 11th Aug 2011
Dr. P.L. Gautam 31st Dec 2008 to 3rd Nov 2010
Shri P.R.Mohanty, IFS 01st Oct 2008 to 31st Dec 2008
Shri G.K. Prasad, IFS 20th May 2008 to 30th Sep 2008
Dr.S.Kannaiyan 20th May 2005 to 19th May 2008
Shri Viswanath Anand, IAS 01st Oct 2003 to 14th July 2004


Dr. Anil Kumar, IFS
Additional Director General of Forests,
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change,
Indira Paryavaran Bhavan,
Jor Bagh Road,
New Delhi - 110 003


Dr. Sujata Arora,
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change,
Indira Paryavaran, Jor Bargh Road,
New Delhi - 110 003.


Shri. R. K. Singh, IAS.,
Joint Secretary (Seeds),
Department of Agriculture and Cooperation,
Room no. 244, Krishi Bhawan,
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road,
New Delhi -110 001.


The Chief Executive Officer,
National Medicinal Plant Board,
Department of AYUSH,
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,
3rd Floor, AYUSH Bhawan,
B Block, G.P.O. Complex, I.N.A.,
New Delhi-110 023.


Dr. Jeet Singh Sandhu,
Deputy Director General (Crop Science),
Division of Crop Science,
ICAR, Krishi Bhavan,
New Delhi -110 001.

6. Dr. Renu Swarup,
Senior Advisor,
Department of Biotechnology
CGO Complex, Block No. 2
Lodhi Road,
New Delhi 110 003.

Dr. B. K. Shukla,
Scientist G,
Head Planning, Coordination
& Performance Management,
Department of Science and Technology,
Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road,
New Delhi – 110 016.


Dr. R. Kirubagaran,
Scientist G,
National Institute of Ocean Technology,
Ministry of Earth Sciences,
Velachery-Tambaram Main Road,
Narayanapuram, Pallikaranai,
Chennai – 600 100.


Shri. Sushilesh Mohan Sahai, IFS.,
Ministry of Tribal Affairs,
Room no. 736, A-Wing, 7th Floor,
Shastri Bhawan,
New Delhi – 110 001.

10. Dr. Sanjay Kumar,
Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology,
Post Box No.6, Palampur
Himachal Pradesh – 176 061.

NON-OFFICIAL MEMBERS (From 21 March, 2017 to 20 March, 2020)
1. Dr. Parimal Chandra Bhattacharjee,
A/3 Asiyana Housing Complex Mailgaon,
Gawahati - 781011, Assam. | Biodata

2. Dr. Yogesh Shouche,

Senior Microbiologist,
National Centre for Cell Science Department of Biotechnology Lab,
University of Pune Campus, University Road,
Ganeshkhind, Pune, 
Maharashtra - 411007 | Biodata

3. Shri. Darshan Shankar,

TransDisciplinary University
C/o Foundation of Revitalization of Local Health Traditions (FRLHT)
#74/2, Jarakabande Kaval, Post Attur via Yelahanka,
Bangalore - 560 064. | Biodata

4. Dr. Dinesh Mishra,
No. 65, Sector 8
Gandhi Nagar,
Gujarat-382008 | Biodata
5. Prof. Umesh Rai,

South Campus, University of Delhi,
Room No. I 06, Department of Zoology,
University of Delhi,

Delhi - 110007. | Biodata

Non-Official Members ( 17th October, 2013 to 16th October 2016)

Non-Official Members ( 22nd February, 2010 to 21st February 2013)

Non-Official Members (February, 2007 to February 2010)

Non-Official Members (April 2004 to September 2006)

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NATIONAL BIODIVERSITY AUTHORITY(Government of India) Dated: 24 April, 2019 Inviting public comments /suggestions ...