Society of Biological Sciences and Rural Development

Society of Biological Sciences and Rural Development was established on 19“ October, 2004 by the initiative and personal efforts as well of Dr. Gopal Pandey besides some of the members of different fields from agriculture, life sciences and rural development. Society of Biological Sciences and Rural Development is registered under the Society Registration Act, 1860 (la[;k 3011 i=koyh la&1@A1-18830). The society is also registered under IT act 12A No. 58-59/52/12AA & 80G(5)(vii) 2010-2011/5901 and 4/580G No. 58-59/16/12AA & 80G 5 (vi) 2010-2011/5900 of 31.12.2010-11/5900 of31.12.2010.

Dr. Gopal Pandey look the lead with Dr. S.C. Pathak and applied for the clearance two form a society to the Registrar, News Paper of India, Govt. of India, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, R.K. Puram, New Delhi.

After having registered the name of the journal and patrika Journal of Natural Resource and Development and Grameen Vikash Sandesh; it was allotted a RNI Number. Both journal and patrika allotted with ISSN Number also. The society also got ISBN Number for publication of books.

At the same time, the publication was also got cleared from S.S.P. Office, Allahabad, so that nobody should intervene in the publication of Journals. The publication of Journal was thus started in Feb,. 2006 and since than two volumes of Journal of natural resource and Development (In English) and nine volumes of Grameen Vikash Sandesh(In Hindi) are published.

The Society aims to undertake research and development (R&D) as well as extensional activities particularly in the field of agriculture, biological sciences and rural development.


The ultimate objective of the Society is economic improvement through the transfer of scientific technologies in rural areas. The Society would like to fulfill its mission through publication of research journals-original research papers, review articles, popular articles, news bulletins and extension pamphlets in the above chosen field as well as organizing seminars/ symposia/kisan gosthies on the relevant topics. It is also envisaged to invite eminent scientists to deliver talks on various aspects for dessimation of technologies on ground levels. The National Academy of Biological Sciences and Rural Development, a research wing of Society of Biological Sciences and Rural Development, has got national repute for conducting agricultural and biological researches poses enormous scope for multidisciplinary interactions for solving fundamental problems of applied research. There are 500 members associated with scientific journals published by Society of Biological Sciences and Rural Development, Allahabad. Hence it is easy to get relevant material as well as to conduct multi-location trials. The centre has requisite infrastructural facilities for conducting research successfully. Five scientists are working in this centre in different field like Plant pathology, Nematology and Fisheries.

Department of Science and Technology Govt. of Indian New Delhi financed two projects (Project No. SSD/SS/027/2008) and SEED/DISHA/WOS-B/019/2012) to society and one project has been successfully completed dated 23rd Jan. 2013 and other project (Project No.SEED/DISHA/WOSB/019/2012) has been successfully completed dates 12.03.2014. Some Projects has also has been submitted in different agency like DSR.,D.B.T. and I.C.A.R. , New Delhi for financial support. Society organized Eight National symposium and Three National workshop and Two International conference. by the financial support of ICMR, DST, DBT, CSIR, ICAR and U.P.C.S.T Respectively. Society also conducted Dr. Gopal Paney Memorial Lecture on the date of 27th July evey year.

We are also conducting farmers training programmes and invited lectures time to time in SBSRD, Prayagraj from last two years we have been started to organized Internaitonal Women's Day. Our Society has been also published ninteteen authors as well as edited books with ISBN Nos. We are publications with RNI and ISSN No. our journal is peer-reviewed journal and also has NAAS rating viz.- 3.77. We have also stated online 7 days training programmes on Mushroom cultivation training.