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NBC India 2017 Organisers

Chief Patrons

  • Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan, Hon. Chief Minister of Kerala

Patrons

  • Dr. Thomas Isaac, Hon.Minister for Finance & Coir
  • Sri. A.K Balan, Hon.Minister for Welfare of SC/ST& BC, Law, Culture & Parlimentary Affairs
  • Adv. V.S Sunil Kumar, Hon.Minister for Agriculture
  • Sri. Kadakampally Surendran, Hon.Minister for Tourism and Devaswom
  • Adv. K. Raju, Hon.Minister for Forests, Animal Husbandry and Zoos
  • Smt. K.K Shailaja Teacher, Hon.Minister for Health and Social Justice
  • Prof. C. Raveendranath, Hon.Minister for Education
  • Smt. J. Mercykutty Amma, Hon.Minister for Fisheries,Traditional Industries & Harbour Engineering
  • Dr. K.T Jaleel, Hon.Minister for Local Self Govt.,Welfare of Minorities,Wakf and Haj Pilgrimage
  • Adv. Prasanth V.K, Hon.Mayor
  • Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Hon.Member of Parliment
  • Adv. V.S Sivakumar, Hon.Member of Legislateive Assembly
  • Adv. Rakhi Ravikumar, Hon.Deputy Mayor
  • Sri. Ajayan Narayan Jha, IAS, Secretary (Environment, Forest and Climate Change)
  • Dr. B. MeenaKumari, Chairperson, National Biodiversity Authority

Executive committee

  • Sri. T. Rabikumar, IFS , Secretary, National Biodiversity Authority
  • Chairman of State Biodiversity Boards
  • Member Secretaries of State Biodiversity Boards

NBC 2017 Hosted by:

  • Kerala State Biodiversity Board

Core Committee

  • Organising Chairman : Dr. Oommen V. Oommen (Chairman, KSBB)
  • Organising Secretary : Dr. Dinesan Cheruvat (Member Secretary, KSBB)
  • Dr. K.G Sreekumar (Member KSBB)
  • Dr. N Omana Kumari (Member KSBB)
  • Dr. Achut Sankar S Nair (Member KSBB)
  • Dr. A.K Sherie (Member KSBB)
  • Dr. K. Mohanakurup (Member KSBB)

 Advisory  Committee

  • Sri. S. M. Vijayanand, IAS, Chief Secretary, Govt of Kerala
  • Sri. V.S. Senthil,  IAS, Addl. Chief Secretary, Environment, Govt of Kerala
  • Sri. P. Mara Pandiyan, IAS, Addl. Chief Secretary,  Forest & Wildlife, Govt of Kerala
  • Dr. Raju Narayana Swamy, IAS, Principal Secretary, Agriculture & Agriculture Production Commissioner,  Govt of Kerala
  • Sri. James Varghese, IAS, Principal Secretary, Fisheries, Govt of Kerala
  • Sri. T. K. Jose, IAS, Principal Secretary, Local Self Government, Govt of Kerala
  • Dr. M.C. Dathan, Scientific Advisor to Hon’ble  Chief Minister of Kerala
  • Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) &  Director General (ICAR), New Delhi
  • Dr. S.C. Joshi, IFS, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests & Head of Forest Force
  • Sri. G. Harikumar, IFS, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) & Chief Wildlife Warden
  • Smt. Shomita Biswas, IFS, Chief Executive Officer, National Medicinal Plant Board
  • Dr. Suresh Das, Executive Vice President, KSCSTE
  • Dr. P. K. Radhakrishnan, Vice Chancellor, Kerala University
  • Dr. A. Ramachandran, Vice Chancellor, Kerala University of Fisheries & Ocean Studies
  • Sri. Anil.X, IAS, Vice Chancellor, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
  • Dr. P. Rajendran, Vice Chancellor, Kerala Agricultural University
  • Dr. J. Letha, Vice Chancellor, CUSAT
  • Dr. Babu Sebastin, Vice Chancellor, MG University
  • Dr. V. Ramakrishnan, Director, IISER
  • Prof. Dr. Gopakumar G, Vice Chancellor,Central University
  • Dr. Kailash Chandra, Director, Zoological Survey of India
  • Dr. Paramjit Singh, Director, Botanical Survey of India
  • Prof. Madhav Gadgil, Professor, Indian Institute of Science
  • Dr.V.B. Mathur, Director, Wildlife Institute of India
  • Dr. Bransdon S . Corrie, IFS, Director, Kerala Forest Research Institute
  • Dr. A. Gopalakrishnan, Director, CMFRI
  • Dr. P.Chowdappa, Director, CPCRI
  • Dr. Kantipudi Nirmal Babu, Director, IISR
  • Dr. M. Radhakrishna Pillai, Director, RGCB
  • Dr. James George, Director, CTCRI
  • Sri. Dharshan Shankar, Chairman, Institute of Ayurveda and Integrated Medicine
  • Dr. A.G. Pandurangan , Director i/c, JNTBGRI
  • Dr. K. Venkataraman , Director (Retd.) Zoological Survey of India
  • Dr. B. Venugopal, Former Director, NMNH
  • Dr. B. Madhusoodana Kurup, Former Vice Chancellor, Kerala University of Fisheries & Ocean Studies
  • Dr. V. S. Vijayan, Former Chairman, KSBB
  • Dr. R. V. Varma, Former Chairman, KSBB
  • Dr. P. Pushpangadan, Former Director, JNTBGRI
  • Dr. P. S. Easa, Former Director, KFRI, Thrissur
  • Prof. M.A. Akbarsha, Professor of Eminence, Bharathidasan University
  • Prof. Renee M. Borges, CES, IISc, Bangalore
  • Prof. R. Gadakar, IISc, Bangalore
  • Dr. Mark Wikinson, NHM, London
  • Dr. David J. Gower, NHM, London
  • Dr. Ronald A. Nussbaum, University of Michigan, USA
  • Dr. Romulus Earl Whitaker, Wild life conservationist
  • Sri. Ravi Singh, CEO, WWF India
  • Dr. Babu Ambat, Executive Director, CED
  • Dr. K. Shankar, Director , SACON
  • Dr. Kartik Shanker, Director, ATREE
  • Dr. K. P. Aravindan, President, Kerala Sasthra        Sahithya Parishad
  • Sri. K. Jayakumar, Director, TNHS
  • Sri. Sathyan Meppayu, President, MNHS
  • Sri. Vishnu Priyan Kartha, Director, CNHS
  • Sri. C. Jayakumar, President, Thanal
  • Sri. Padmanabhan, Director, SEEK
  • Sri. Jose Thomas, President, Jaiva Karshaka Samathy

Scientific Steering Committee

  • Dr. K.P Laladhas, Former Member Secretary, KSBB
  • Dr. T.N Prakash, Director i/c NCESS
  • Dr. S. Jane Mithra, Scientist, KSREC
  • Mr. Nizamuddin A, Kerala Land Use Board
  • Dr. Anil Kumar, Director, MSSRF
  • Dr. G. M. Nair, Adviser, Kerala Biotechnology Commission
  • Dr. P. R. Sudhakaran, KSCSTE
  • Mr. Ranjan Mattew, Director, WWF
  • Dr. S. Rajasekharan, Senior consultant,  KSBB
  • Dr. Jaffer Palot, ZSI
  • Dr. P.O. Nameer, College of Forestry, Kerala Agricultural Universit
  • Dr. Sujanapal, KFRI
  • Dr. Sajeev, KFRI
  • Dr. E. Kunjikrishnan
  • Dr. Jomy Augustine, Dept of Botany, St.Thomas College
  • Dr. K.G.Padmakumar, Associate Director of Research, KAU
  • Dr. A Bijukumar, Dept. of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries University of Kerala
  • Dr. George Chackachery, Director, ICCS
  • Dr. S. Pradeep, Member Secretary, KSCSTE
  • Dr. N. Mohanan, CESS
  • Dr. Joshi, CMFRI
  • Dr. K.G. Ajith Kumar, Assoc. Prof, MG College

Finance, Tender & Account Committee

  • Smt. Jayalekhadevi.J (Sr. Administrative Officer)
  • Dr. Linda John (Principal Scientific Officer)
  • Smt.S.Sunitha Menon (Technical Assistant)
  • Accountant
  • Smt.Revathy.P

Technical Sessions Committee (NBC)

  • Dr.Preetha N
  • Prof.Dineshkumar
  • Sri.Sujith V.G
  • Dr.B.Baijulal
  • Dr.Chithra VS
  • Kum.Ajmi U.R
  • Smt.Jithika.M
  • Smt.Shiny N.Mony
  • Smt.Priya S.Nair

Screening Committee  

  • Dr.S.Rajasekharan
  • Dr.N.P.Suresh Babu
  • Dr.Preetha N
  • Prof.Dineshkumar
  • Sri.Sujith V.G

Registration & Reception Committee

  • Smt.Priya S Nair
  • Smt.Jithika.M
  • Kum.Ajmi U.R
  • Smt.Mumthas
  • Sri.Jijin J Smith

Food & Accommodation Committee

  • Dr.N.P.Suresh Babu
  • Sri.Sivanesan
  • Sri.Ajeesh Khan
  • Sri.Biju M
  • Sri.Praveen. A.S
  • Smt.Prabhakuamri
  • Smt.Ajitha.L

Exhibition Committee

  • Smt.Sterly.S
  • Dr.Mary Reena Jacob
  • Prof.Charles D’cruz
  • Dr.Pradeep C.G
  • Sri.Vinod Sen C.S
  • Sri.Praveen A.S
  • Sri.Praveen K.P
  • Sri.Jijin J Smith
  • Sri.Vishnu C.V

Venue Arrangement & Public Relations Committee

  • Dr.Mary Reena Jacob
  • Smt.Geethakumari
  • Smt.Smitha S
  • Smt.Shyni N.Mony
  •  Sri.Ajeesh Khan
  •  Sri.T.Vishnu

Capacity Building Workshop

  • Dr.S.Rajasekharan
  • Dr.N.P.Suresh Babu
  • Smt.Mithrambika

Children's Biodiversity Congress

  • Dr.Annie Mathai
  • Dr.Chithra V.S
  • Smt.Sreeja
  • Smt.Smitha S

Designing & Printing Committee

  • Dr.B.Baijulal
  • Sri.Praveen K.P
  • Sri.Shinelal

Transportation Committee

  • Sri.Jithin K.K
  • Sri.Anoop S

Important Dates

Submission of abstracts :

27.01.2017
 

Communication of acceptance of papers :

02.02.2017
 

Submission of full length paper : 12.02.2017

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