1.     Name                                       Dr. S. Chakrabarti

2.     Designation                             Scientist G

3.     Date of Birth                           12.03.1964

4.     Date of Joining                        21.01.1993

5.     Date of joining present post    01.07.2017

6.     Discipline                                Entomology (Zoology)

7.     Address (off.)                          Division of Biodiversity &

                                                    Sustainable Management, TFRI,

                                                Mandla Road, Jabalpur, MP

8.     Address (resi.)                         Type-6, Qtr.No.4, TFRI New Colony

Mandla Road, Jabalpur, MP

9.     Telephone (off.)                      

10.                        Fax                                          Nil

11.                        Email address                          chakrabartis@icfre.org

12.                        Educational Qualifications      M.Sc. Ph.D.

13.                        Research Experience               5 years as Research Scholar & 25 years as Scientist

14.                        Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies/Associations : TFRI Coordinator for eBird of Cornell Lab of        

                Ornithology

15.                        Workshops/Conferences/Symposiums :

1987. Chakrabarti, S. Nesting site preference by Chalybion bengalense (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae). Seminar on animal Behaviour, Madras.

1989. Chakrabarti, S. Social life among a few Indian Spiders. National symposium on modern trends in environmental biology and seminar on environment & animal life. RKM VCC, Rahara, Kharda, West Bengal.

1997. Formulating  Forestry Research Priority of ICFRE held at at TFRI, Jabalpur, M.P.

1997. International symposium on sustainable utilization of biodiversity. 8-10

           March, IGNFA, DehraDun.

1997. International workshop on forestry research in conservation of natural forests. ICFRE, DehraDun April 25-26,

2003.“World Perspective on Short Rotation Forestry for Industrial and Rural Development” organized by University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan in collaboration with IUFRO.

2007. National symposium on integrated pest & disease management (IPDM) in arid & semiarid areas.

2011. Insect-Pests and Diseases: Their Incidences and Management in Forest Ecosystem' held at HFRI, Shimla, 25th to 26th May, 2011.

16.                        Awards                                    Nil

17.                        Miscellaneous

18.                        Publications

1.               Chakrabarti, S. 1985. Materials used in blocking cells of nest of Chalybion bengalense Dahl. (Hymenoptera; Sphecidae).       SPHECOS (United States Department of Agriculture, ARS): 10 :17-18.1985.

2.               Chakrabarti, S. 1986. Prey species of renting wasp Chalybion bengalense Dahl. (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae). SPHECOS (United States Department of Agriculture, ARS): 13:50. 1986.

3.               Chakrabarti, S. 1987.Nesting behaviour of Chalybion bengalense (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae). In French Actes du Congress, Jean-Henii Fabre Anniversarie du Jabile (1910-1985).pp. 115-119.

4.               Banerjee, P.K.; Chakrabarti, S, Chakrabarti, Sc. 1991. Host association and undescribed alate vivipare is female of Matsumuraja capitophoroides lambers (Homoptera:Aphididae). J. Born. Nat. hist. Soc. :88(2):293-296.1991.

5.               Chakrabarti, S. 2001. Killing Insect Pests with Virus. In. "Proceedings Application of Improved Technology for Afforestation in North East India". Edts. B. Goala & K.G. Prasad). Pp. 150-153.

6.               Jacob, J.P., S. Chakrabarti, D.K.Das, P.C.Sharma, D.Gurung. 2001. Microfaunal Changes in the litter ecosystem in relation to shifting cultivation. In, Intergated approach to Shifting Cultivation-Case Study (ed. K.G.Prasad) pp.245-257.

7.               Chakrbarti, S. and S.G.Pal. 1987. Nesting site preference by Chalybion bengalense (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae). Seminar on animal Behaviour, Madras.

8.               Chakrabarti, S. 1989. Social life among a few Indian Spiders. National symposium on modern trends in environmental biology and seminar on environment & animal life. RKM VCC, Rahara, Kharda, West Bengal.

9.               Chakrabarti, S. Dipak Das & Bibhuti Deka. 1997. Morphodiversity among Indian spiders (Archnida:Araneae) in International symposium on sustainable utilization of biodiversity. 8-10 March, IGNFA, DehraDun.

10.           Barthakur, N.D., Puzari, K.C. Chakrabarti, S. and Hazarika, L.K. 1997. Biocontrol of Calopepla leayana using various mycoinsecticides in Assam. In International workshop on forestry research in conservation of natural forests. ICFRE, DehraDun April 25-26,

11.      Chakrabarti, S.; K. S. Kapoor; Shailendra Kumar and Surinder Kuma. 2003. Outbreak  of Tuberolachnus salignus infecting Willows in Lahul Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh: A case study. Paper published in the proceeding of the International Workshop on “World Perspective on Short Rotation Forestry for Industrial and Rural Development” organized by University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan in collaboration with IUFRO.

12.           Chakrabarti, S. & D. Gurung, 2005. Redescription of Spalgis epius (Lepidoptera:  Lycaenidae)  J. Bomb. Nat hist. Soc. 88(2);293-296.

13.           Surinder Kumar, S. Chakrabarti, K.S. Kapoor& Shailender Kumar.2002. Large Scale Mortality of Salyx  in Lahul Valley. Indian Forester, 129 (4):543-545.

14.           Chakrabarti, S. 2005. Description of hitherto unknown egg and 1st  instar nymph of Cinara maculipes (Aphidoidea:Lachnidae) from Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. J. Bomb. Nat hist. Soc. 102(3):356-358

15.           Kumar, S., K.S. Kapoor, R. Singh & S. Chakrabarti. 2004. Mortality of Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. (Shisham) in Subathu forest ninge of Solan, Himachal Pradesh: A Case Study. Ind. Forester. 130 (3):349:350.

16.           Chakrabarti, S. 2005. Parasitic efficiency of Ephedrus nacheri Quilis (Hymenoptera:Aphidiidae) to control Hayhurstia artiplices (Homoptera:Aphididae) on Chenopodium album, a medicinal plant in Western Himalaya. In “Advances in Medicinal Plants”, Vol.I, pp. 193-199.

17.           Narendran, T.C. P.G.Kumar, K. Sudheer, P.M. Sureshan & S. Chakrabarti. 2005. Three new species of Torymus Dalman (Hymenoptera:Torymidae) from Himachal Pradesh (India) alongwith a key to species of Indian subcontinent. Entomon.30(2);111-121.

18.           Hazarika, L.K. & S. Chakrabarti. 2007. Spider complex of tea ecosystem in Assam-A Handbook. Deptt. Biotech. & AAU, Assam. Pp.1-50.

19.           Chakrabarti, S. 2008 Gea spinipes C. L. Koch, 1843 (Araneae:Araneidae) found in Western Himalaya, India. Turk. J. Arach. 1(2). pp. 128-132.

20.           Chakrabarti, S. & Shailendra Kumar. 2008. Dose-Mortality bioassay of Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vull. On Acraea issoria (Lepidoptera:Nymphalidae), a defoliator of Debregeasia hypoleuca in Himachal Pradesh. Ind. J. Forestry. 31(2):239-242.

21.           Chakrabarti, S. & Bhupesh Thakur. 2008. Exploration of LONPV (Baculoviridae) and its perspectives as biocontrol agent in Himachal Pradesh. In, National symposium on integrated pest & disease management (IPDM) in arid & semiarid areas. Pp. 55.

22.           Chakrabarti, S. 2009. Banglar Makorsa (Spiders of Bengal, written in Bangla). West Bengal Biodiversity Board, Kolkata. 1-128+24 col.plates.

23.            Chakrabarti, S. 2009. Insect pest spectrum of Quercus in western Himalaya with special emphasis on Indian Gypsy Moth. Forestry Bull.: 9(1):104-111.

24.           Chakrabarti, S. 2011. Invasion of Indian Gypsy Moth (Lymantria obfuscata) in Forests of Himachal Pradesh.  In, National seminar on “Insect-Pests and Diseases: Their Incidences and Management in Forest Ecosystem' held at HFRI, Shimla, 25th to 26th May, 2011.

25.           Chakrabarti, S. 2012. Spiders of Western Himalaya: A Pictorial Field Guide. HFRI, Shimla. 1-108, +100 colour plates.

26.           Chakrabarti,S. 2013. First record of the genus Episinus (Araneae:Theridiidae: Sphintharinae) from India with description of a new species. Munis Entomology & Zoology, 8(2):796-802.

27.           Bhopesh Thakur, Chakrabarti S. Manoj Kumar 2015. Detailed Larval Biology of Indian Gypsy Moth Lymantria obfuscata Walker on Quercus leucotrichophora Roxb. in Himachal Pradesh (India) American International Journal of Research in Formal, Applied & Natural Sciences, 10(1): 31-34.

28.              Thakur, B. and S. Chakrabarti. 2015. Exploring efficacy of native baculovirus

Lymantria obfuscata Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus (LONPV) and its perspectives as

 biocontrol agent in Himachal Pradesh. Insight. 2:29-34.

29.              Tahkur, B.,  S. Chakrabarti, V.K. Mattu. 2016. Redescription of the adults of

Indian gypsy moth Lymantria obfuscata Walker (Lepidoptera:Lymantriidae) in

Himachal Pradesh, India. Mun. Ent. Zool. 11(1): 105-113.