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animal biochemistry educator

Braja Kishore Ratha, Indian animal biochemistry educator. Research fellow Department Atomic Energy Government India, 1970; research grantee University Grants Commission, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Environment, Department Atomic Energy, since 1977; research associate Canadian International Development Agency/Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Canada, 1990.


Ratha, Braja Kishore was born on June 12, 1947 in Jagatsinghpur, Orissa, India. Son of Dasarathi and Bengabati Ratha.


Bachelor of Science, Sambalpur University, India, 1968. Master of Science, Banaras Hindu University, India, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Banaras Hindu University, India, 1975.


Lecturer Berhampur University, India, 1974-1975. Science pool officer Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India, 1976-1977. Lecturer North Eastern Hill University, India, 1977-1982, reader India, 1982-1988, professor India, 1988-1991.

Professor department zoology Banaras Hindu University, India, since 1991. Member Environmental Research Committee Ministry of Environment and Forests, India, since 1992. Board directors Central Institute Fishery Education, India, since 1996.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals including Bio-chemical International, Aquatic Living Research (BASIL Organization travel grantee, 1994), CBP, others.


General secretary North Eastern Hill University Teachers Association, Shillong, 1978, 85-86. Member National Academy of Sciences (life), Society Biological Chemists (life), Indian System on a chip Comparative Animal Physiologists (life), Indian Society Cell Biology.


  • Other Interests

    Devotional music, meditation.


Married Sanjukta Satpathy, December 4, 1973. Children: Chinmayee, Shashank.

Dasarathi Ratha

Bengabati Ratha

Sanjukta Satpathy

Chinmayee Ratha

Shashank Ratha