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Dr Dipankar Saharia

Senior Fellow & Director

Dr Dipankar Saharia joined TERI in 1999, prior to this he was with Government of Assam as an Officer of Assam Civil Service, Government of Assam holding the positions of Extra Assistant Commissioner and later Officer on Special Duty in the Personnel Department and Science & Technology Department, Government of Assam. Dr Saharia was with TERI from 1995 to 1996 working in the Tissue Culture Pilot Project (now MTP).

Dr Saharia has been working with TERI Northeastern Regional Centre and his expertise lies in the areas of Biotechnology, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development where he has undertaken several projects and studies in the fields of Watershed Management, Production and Demonstration of Quality Planting material and Biofuel. Dr Saharia had been the PI of several mission mode projects for the northeastern region that includes DBT Mission for Quality Planting Material Production and Utilization for the North East, DBT's Jatropha Micro Mission and DBT's DNA Club (Department of Biotechnology's Natural Resource Awareness Program Club) in Assam. Dr Saharia is actively involved in facilitating the development of TERINE Centre. Dr Saharia has a Masters in science and Ph.D degree from Gauhati University.