AWARDS AND HONORS:

 

v  Executive Board Member of Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB), Korea

v  Honorary member, International Bio-encapsulation Research Group, France

v  UNU Kirin Fellow, NFRI, Tsukuba, Japan

v  United Nations Amway award, Japan

v  DBT Visiting Associate, University of Western Illinois/NRRL, USA

v  Visiting faculty to University Blaise Pascal, France

v  Fellow, International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses, France

v  Fellow of Biotech Research Society of India

v  Member, National Academy of Sciences India

v  Joint Secretary, Association of Microbiologists of India 

v  General Secretary, Biotech Research Society of India

    

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

v  Chairman, GATE-JAM, IIT Delhi (2016-17)

v  Vice Chairman, GATE-JAM, IIT Delhi (2014-16)

 

v  Associate Editor of Journal “3Biotech”, Springer

v  Review Editor, Process and Industrial Biotechnology, in  Journal “Frontiers in Biotechnology and Bioengineering”

v  Associate Editor of “The Open Biochemistry Journal”

v  Editorial Member of Journal  “Annals of Phytomedicine”

v  Editorial Member of Journal  "Insights in Enzyme Research"

v  Editorial Member of Journal  " Microbiology”

v  Guest Editor for Journal “Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine”

 

 

v  Expert Member, DST delegation to India-Egypt cooperation in Science and Technology, Agriculture and Enzyme Biotechnology

v  UGC Expert Member for Special Assistance Programme (SAP) of Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hissar and Central University, Chattisgarh

v  Expert Member, Indo-Swedish Scientific delegation on Bio-Based economy

v  Member, DBT Task force on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocesses

v  Member, DST Programme Advisory Committee (PAC) for Science for Equity, Empowerment and Development of Science

v  Member, DBT Committee on Indo-German Projects

v  Member, Bioenergy and Biofuel group, TIFAC New Delhi

v  Member, Lab research council DIBER (Defence Research and Development Organisation, (DRDO)

v  Member, DBT Committee of the Twinning Programme for north eastern region (Environmental Biotechnology and allied areas)

v  Member, Technical Scrutiny Committee (TSC) of Food Testing Laboratory (FTL),MOFPI (Min. of Food Processing Industries)

v  Member, FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India), Committee on pesticides and antibiotics (Govt. of India)

v  Member, Project Monitoring Committee of TRIFED, Ministry of Tribal Affairs

v  Member, BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards), Committee for Food Standards

v  VC Nominee of Board of Studies (BoS) of Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Amity University

v  Academic Council Member, Biotechnology and Microbiology units of AMU, Aligarh

v  Academic Council Member, School of Biotechnology, IP University Delhi

v  Academic Council Member, Central University of Haryana

v  Doctoral Committee Member, Jamia Humdard, Delhi