Dr. Sanjay Kumar Das Profile

Basic Information:

Name: Dr. Sanjay Kumar DasDesignation: Principal Scientist.
Email ID: skdas01@yahoo.comPhone Number: 91-94357 33620
Highest Qualifications: PhD
Field of Specialization: Aquaculture
Joining Date in the institute (dd/mm/year): 26/08/2009
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Research gate: https://www.researchgate.net/lab/Sanjay-Kumar-Das-Lab

National Award:

     In Integrated Aquaculture system in Assam for the biennium 2001-2002 on July 16th, 2003 at National Agriculture Science Complex(NASC),New Delhi

     In Mid hill Aquaculture in Meghalaya for 2018 on July 16th, 2019 at National Agriculture Science Complex(NASC),New Delhi

Fellowship and Appreciation/Recognition:

     Conferred with CFSI Fellowship and Admitted as Fellow of Cold water Fisheries Society of India. on September 24th,2018 on the 31st Foundation day of the ICAR-DCFR at Bhimtal ,Uttarakhand, India.

     Received Department of Biotechnology Overseas Associateship (NER) for the year 2012. Ministry of Science & Technology. Govt. of India for Post doctoral research and training at Auburn University, Alabama, USA in 2013.

     Received letter of Appreciation from the Director General, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries, Kingdom of Cambodia. September, 2007 for assisting in design of small scale hatcheries under JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) Aquaculture extension project as Third country expert of JICA in 2007.

     Received appreciation from Project Director, ARIASP(World bank),Govt. of Assam for conceiving and drafting the Fish seed Policy for the state of Assam- the first state to adopt such policy in India in 2002 ( Ref: In: M.G. Bondad-Reantaso (ed.). Assessment of freshwater fish seed resources for sustainable aquaculture. FAO Fisheries Technical Paper. No. 501. Rome, FAO. 2007. 628p. India chapter pp. 267–327). The present day “Fish seed Act.2005” of the Govt. of Assam is the offshoot of the policy conceived and drafted as the Principal investigator.

     Acted as Expert for ARIASP-World Bank Fisheries & aquaculture projects in Assam, Short term consultant for Lea Associates South Asia Pvt. Ltd for World bank project (AACP & APART, Assam). Acted as one of panelists and speakers for Pisciculture at NITI Ayog forum (NER) in 2018. Recognized as hatchery and Fish seed production expert by the FAO, United nation, Rome , Italy in  2004 and 2005. Invited International key speaker at Aquaria China’2004 at Guangzhou, China. Attended the first International Workshop on Green Certification of Ornamental Fish as one of the invited speakers & resource persons in 2008 at Kochi, Kerala, India. Created Carp and Freshwater prawn seed production facilities (Hatcheries, Brooders ponds etc.) at College of Fisheries, CAU, Tripura under a DARE, Govt. of India funded Seed project as founder Professor & in charge of Department of Fish reproduction and genetics during 2006-2007. Attended as an invited expert to Chair one technical session on “Ornamental fish” at the Aqua Aquaria India 2015 International conference on Aquaculture at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India in 2015. A total of more than 30 years of experience in Teaching, Research and Extension in Fisheries and aquaculture at Assam Agricultural University and Central Agricultural University, International developmental organization (Cambodia) and at ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research). Credited with more than 100 publications in the form of research papers, technical articles, book chapters, compendium articles, reports, extension materials etc. in international, national, and regional journals, books, Govt. of Assam higher secondary vocational Text books, chapters in Science text book( Class VI & VII) of Assam SCERT,  magazines etc. Attended and served several technical meetings, discussions as  resource person, consultants, member, reviewer, examiner, chairman or co-chairman in ICAR institutes, Agricultural Universities, other Universities, NIRD, NFDB, SBI, NABARD, CAPART, State Govt. Govt. Departments (NE Region), IBSD-DBT( Manipur) ,NITI Ayog (Northeast), Aquaculture( ELESEVIER) and several other reputed research journals etc.

Publication in past 5 years:

Sl.No. Authors Year of publication Title of the research articles Name of Journals and volume
1.         S K Das, S G Singh, Mahanta P, A Das and N P Devi .   2021 A combination of  fish culture with Labeo gonius (Hamilton, 1822) and Cyprinus carpio Linnaeus, 1758 under mid-hill condition in Meghalaya, North-east India Indian Journal of Fisheries 68(1):113-116,2021. DOI:10.21077/ijf.2021.68.1.103492-15.  
2.         S K Das,  Singh N Th, , S G Singh, N P Devi Nath K, Das A , Mahanta P and S.Hazarika. 2020 Utilization of farmer operated water harvesting ponds ‚Jalkund‛f or Nursing of carp  fry in Meghalaya Indian Journal of Hill Farming. Special Issue.2020, Page 76-81 Content list available at http://epubs.icar.org.in, www.kiran.nic.in; ISSN: 0970-6429  
3.         S K Das, A Das, S G Singh, N P Devi and P Mahanta. 2020 Utilization of Poultry manure in Fish seed rearing under mid hill condition. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 90 (5): 824–828, May 2020.
4.         Bharati H, Deshmukhe G, Das,S.K., Kandpal B.K,Sahoo L,Bhusan S, and Y J Singh.. 2020 Phytoplankton Communities in Rudrasagar Lake, Tripura (North-East India) – A.Ramsar Site. International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress Management 2020,11(1):001-007. Print ISSN 0976-3988. Online ISSN 0976-4038.HTTPS://DOI.ORG/10.23910/IJBSM/2020. 11.1.2030
5.         Devi N P, Das S K, Sanjukta R K and Singh S G. 2019 A comparative study on antibacterial activity of integumentary extract of selected freshwater fish species and neem extracts against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 7(2): 1352-1355.  
6.          Debnath. C, Sahoo L. Debnath B,. Das S.K. and S.V. Ngachan 2018  Economics of fish farming in Tripura  Indian Journal of Hill Farming. 2018, Special Issue, Page 87-91. http://epubs.icar.org.in, www.kiran.nic.in; ISSN: 0970-6429
7.         S.K.Das 2018 Mid hill aquaculture: Strategies for enhancing production in Northeast hill region of India Journal of Cold water Fisheries.ICAR-DCFR. Vol.1.Issue.1: 42-47 DOI:10.21077
8.         Rekha Das, Himanshu Priyadarshi, Satya Prakash, Chandan Debnath, Lopamudra Sahoo, Abhijit Singha, Ch. Basudha Devi and S.K. Das. 2018 Induction of Spontaneous Captive Spawning, Embryonic Development and Larval Rearing in Mystus cavasius International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences 
: 652-658. DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.704.074 ISSN:2319-7692(Print), ISSN:2319-7706(Online) 
9.         Hanbo Li, Baofeng Su, Guyu Qin, Zhi Ye,Ahmed    Elaswad,   Ahmed Alsaqufi, Dayan A. Perera, Zhenkui Qin, Ramji Odin,Khoi Vo,David  Drescher, Dalton  Robinson, Sheng  Dong, Dan Zhang,  Mei  Shang, Nermeen  Abass, Sanjay K. Das, Max Bangs and Rex A. Dunham. 2018 Repressible Transgenic Sterilization in Channel Catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, by Knockdown of Primordial Germ Cell Genes with Copper-Sensitive Constructs   Marine Biotechnology https://doi.org/10.1007/s10126-018-9819-3. Springer Science+ Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2018. ISSN 1436-2228.  
10.      A.Sharma, N.K.Chadha, S.K.Das, A.Sen, S.Damroy,T.B.Chanu,P.Banerjee Sawant and C.Prakash 2018 Asparagus racemosus aqueous root extract induced effects on cellular immune reaction of Labeo rohita (Hamilton). Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 88(2):251-258.February 2018
11.      A.Sharma, N.K.Chadha, S.K.Das, A.Sen, S.Damroy,T.B.Chanu,P.Banerjee Sawant and C.Prakash 2017 Tinospora cordifolia  extract induced effects on cellular immune reaction of Labeo rohita (Hamilton) challenged against Aeromonas hydrophila. International journal of pure and applied bioscience. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5120. ISSN:2320-7051. Int.J.Pure.App.Biosci.5(5):765-775(2017)
12.      A.Sharma,  S.K.Das, R.Bordoloi and T.I.Chanu 2017 Rice-Fish Culture Trials in North Eastern Region of India World Aquaculture December 2017. WWW.WAS.ORG. Vol.48. No.4.pp:27-31.World Aquaculture Society, USA
13.      S. K. Das and Th.N.Singh 2017 Captive breeding and Embryonic development of Endangered, Osteobrama belangeri (val.,1844) under Mid-hill condition in North east India Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 87(12):1546-1550. December 2017
14.      S. K. Das 2017 Performance of an improved breed of common carp - Amur (Hungarian strain) in the North-eastern hill state of Meghalaya, India Indian Journal of Fisheries.,64(Special Issue):33-38,2017 DOI:10.2107/ijf.2017.64.special- issue.76190-05
15.      S. K. Das, T. Samajdar, Amit Das And M. Islam 2017  Farmer participatory pond based cage aquaculture for raising fish seed in South Garo Hills, Meghalaya, India Indian J. Fish., 64(2): 122-126, 2017 DOI: 10.21077/ijf.2017.64.2.61278-19  
16.      Sunila Thapa and  Sanjay Kumar Das 2016 Occurrence of Asian tapeworm Bothriocephalus acheilognathi (Yamaguti, 1934) in aquaculture systems of North East Hill region of India Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 86 (11): 1343–1345, November.2016
17.      D.Baruah,  S. K.Das, K.K. Baruah H, F.A. Ahmed and A.Saikia 2015 Growth performance of Chinese carps on feeding varying levels of protein under coldwater farming system in Arunachal Pradesh, North-east India. Indian J. Fish., 62(3) : 113-117, 2015  
18.      Sanjay Kumar Das  &   Sullip Kumar Majhi 2015 Low water temperature induces stress and affects somatic growth in teleost Channa stewartii (Perciformes) Aquaculture Research .John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2014, 1–5 doi:10.1111/are.12448 Vol.46.Issue:12.Page;3088-3092

Other important Publications in past 5 years:

 Das, S.K. Prospects of Mid-hill Aquaculture in North eastern India (Invited). In “ Indian Aquaculture-2020” (Eds. by Sugunan V.V.,Suresh.V.R and Murthy C.K). Published by the Society for Indian Fisheries and Aquaculture, Hyderabad, India. pp:187-195.

 Das, S.K.2019. Impact of climate variability on aquaculture and fisheries of Northeast India. In Perspectives on climate change and inland fisheries in India- Edited book ( Eds: U.K.Sarkar, B.K.Das.,P.Mishal and G.Karnatak). Published by ICAR- Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore,West Bengal, India.pp:229-234.

 Das, S.K. Technology for Fisheries and aquaculture under mid hill condtion. In Technology Inventory for Northeastast India (Authors: R.Bordoloi, B.C.Deka, A.K.Singha, B.Kumar, P.C.Jat ,C.K.Sarma and R. Borgohain) Published by ICAR ATARI ,Zone-III, Meghalaya. Chapter 10 pp:313- 317.

 Das S K. Mid hill aquaculture and prospects in Meghalaya. In. Enhancing socio-economic status and livelihood security of tribal farmers of Meghalaya. Eds. Ram Singh et al. Published by College of post graduate studies, Central Agricultural University, Umiam, Meghalaya-793 103. P:1-3.

 Das S K.2018. Indigenous freshwater ornamental fish of northeast India- A perspective. In News letter of Coldwater Fisheries Society of India, Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research (ICAR-DCFR), Bhimtal, Uttarakhand. September issue.2018.(Invited):

 Das S K.2017. Strategic road map for development of ornamental fish sector in Northeast India. In souvenir. Aqua Aquaria India May 14-16, Mangalore, India. Published by the Marine products Export Development Authority, Ministry of Commerce, Govt.of India. Kochi, Kerala, India. p:227-229.

 Das S K and S V Ngachan.2017. Sustainable aquaculture in the northeast hill region, India. In. Souvenir, 11th Indian Fisheries and aquaculture forum, Kochi, kerala Nov.21-24,2017. Published by Asian Fisheries Society Indian Branch (AFSIB) and ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries technology, Kochi, India. p:50-53.

 Das .S.K. 2016. Aquaculture in the context of climate variability. In Technological options for climate resilient hill agriculture- Edited book ( Eds: Ngachan S V. et al) . Published by the ICAR Research complex for NEH Region,ICAR., Meghalaya- 793 103. pp:264-269.

 Das .S.K. 2015. Sustainable small-scale rural aquaculture: An option for the north eastern hill region of India. In Perspective technologies for sustainability- Holistic approach for hill agriculture.( Eds: Bhagawati et al).Published by ICAR, ICAR Research complex for NEH Region, Arunachal Pradesh centre, Basar, A.P.-791101. pp:113-118.

 Das S.K. 2015. Sustainable small-scale Rural Aquaculture: An option for the Northeast Hill region of India. In prospective technologies for sustainability: Holistic approach for hill agriculture ( Edited by Bhagawati R et al). Published by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, ICAR Research complex for NEH Region, Arunachal Pradesh centre, Basar, Arunachal Pradesh. India. pp: 113-118.