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microbiologist , researcher

Shyamal Banik, Indian microbiologist, researcher. Recipient Hind Gaurav award, All India Achiever's Forum, 1996. Member of Indian Science Congress Association (associate; kolkata 2000-2005).

Background

Banik, Shyamal was born on January 1, 1953 in Burdwan, India. Son of Ajit Chandra and Amiya Bala Banik.

Education

Master of Science in Agricultural, Calcutta University, India, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Calcutta University, India, 1980.

Career

Scientist Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Cochin, India, 1983—1986. Senior scientist, principal scientist NIRJAFT, Kolkata, India, since 1996. Consultant Bachelor of Medicine Food Products, Kolkata, India, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for bed for mushroom cultivation utilizing biogas slurry and straw for improved mushroom cultivation. Discovery of indole acetic acid producing and phosphate solubilizing biofertilizer. Invention of athermal bioeffects on methanogenic archaebacteria.

    Research in production of biogas from lignocellulosic agrowaste jute caddis. Research in standardised environment friendly ribbon retting of jute and kenaf.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Indian Science Congress Association (associate. Kolkata 2000-2005).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, music, reading, writing.

Connections

Married Smita Das, May 21, 1962. Children: Sanchari, Sruti.

father:
Ajit Chandra

mother:
Amiya Bala Banik

spouse:
Smita Das

child:
Sanchari Banik

child:
Sruti Banik