TEAM MEMBERS

Dr. ANITA M.

M.Sc., M.Phil, BEd, Ph.D.,

CHAIR AND MANAGING TRUSTEE



  • UGC- NET Qualified with Doctorate in Zoology.
  • Teaching and Research Experience: 28 Years.
  • Areas of Expertise:

    Apiculture. Entomology, Cytogenetics, Environmental and Conservation Biology, Biochemistry and Animal Physiology, Ethology and Bee Toxicology, Bee Pollination, Honey and Pollen Chemistry .

  • Program Director and Project Coordinator ( Research and Development ) in a private NGO: 1996- 2009.
  • Fulbright Environment Leadership Program Fellow 2011-2012: University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, USA.
  • Eva Crane Life Time Achievement Award for Beekeeping Development:

    2nd International Beekeeping Congress-2008 and Ministry of Agriculture, Royal Govt. of Bhutan, Thimpu, Bhutan.

  • Hon. Senior Adviser:

    International Academic Service Centre, Rajabhat University, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

  • Editor:

    Asian Bee Journal, an International Bee Journal of Asian Apicultural Association, Tamagawa University, Japan.

  • International Conferences organized in India and abroad: 17
  • Publications and Presentations in International Forums: 44
  • Major Projects Undertaken:
    • Principal Investigator:

      “Enhancing agricultural productivity through increased bee visitation” – Project sanctioned by the Directorate of Science and Technology, KVIC, Govt. of India, Mumbai. India.(2004 )

    • Principal Investigator:

      “Use of bee Attractants for increasing flower attractiveness for enhancing crop productivity”–Project sanctioned by Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India, New Delhi.(2008)

    • Principal Investigator:

      “Beekeeping and honey production for food, nutrition and income generation activity for SC/ST population in selected districts of Karnataka” - Major project sanctioned by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi. (2009 )

    • Co-Investigator:

      All India Coordinated Research Programme (AICRP) on “Reproductive Biology of RET tree species in Western Ghats for their conservation and sustainable utilization” Sanctioned by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, New Delhi, (2010)

  • Currently Founder Chair and Managing Trustee, Global Scientific Research Foundation.
  • Email: anitam35@yahoo.com

Mr A.N.N.Samrat

BSc., MA ( History ), MA ( Sociology)

CO-CHAIR AND TRUSTEE


  • An organiser par excellence .
  • Rich experience with ITDC for 3 decades in Senior Management.
  • Represented ITDC in ITB Berlin, TAAI, FHARI, and many Governmental forums.
  • Organized over 500 major conferences in India and Aero shows from 1993-2009 .
  • Organized the Indian Science Congress and the ISRO Space conference, Bangalore, India,Also organized many conferences of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • Transport coordinator for ADB, PATA and COP11 (Biodiversity Conference), Hyderabad.
  • Has number of awards and accolades for organizing conferences and contribution to Karnataka State, India.