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Mysuru scientist Dr Renu Agrawal nominated to National Expert Advisory Committee

Prime News, National, Karnataka, Science, Mysuru/Delhi, August 10:- Dr Renu Agrawal, former chief scientist of CSIR-CFTRI, Mysuru, has been nominated for this new initiative of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, which will be a bridge between the research and communication to utilise the potential of PhD scholars and post-doctoral fellows.

The best popular science stories will be given cash awards.

Dr Renu Agrawal has been recognised for her work by Rex-UN with Karamveer Chakra and global fellow, Abdul Kalam Life Time Achievement award and Nari Shakti national award.

She is serving in the expert committees of Young Scientists and Technologists, ASAR and CODER for projects in desert and cold desert areas, KIRAN scheme of Indo-US fellowship forum, Deen Dayal Gram Sankal Pariyojna, National Chidren’s Science Congress. All these committees come under DST (Department of Science and Technology), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.

She is an executive member of National Academy of Biological Sciences, has authored books and writes newspaper columns regularly for the benefit of common man.

Dr Renu Agrawal is a science communicator and reviewer of fifteen international journals for the research work. She is also an editor of six research journals nationally and internationally. -(NGB)

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