Name : Ramesh Kumar Srivastava Designation : Principal Scientist Address : R.K. Srivastava, Ph.D., FNASc., Principal Scientist & Head (Business Development Group) CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CSIR-CIMAP) P.O. CIMAP, Near Kukrail Picnic Spot, Lucknow - 226 015, India E. mail : email@example.com Contact No : 8004743355 Epabx No. : 05222718637 Download Resume Area of Specialization Rural Development through Skill Development and Popularization of Cultivation and Processing of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. Project implementation for up-liftment of rural economy and creation of livelihood opportunities. Business Development through technology transfer of agro, processing and herbal formulations to MSMEs/startups related to aroma and herbal plants. More than 20 years experience on the area of Aromatic and Medicinal plants related technologies Education B.Sc. Botany, Zoology and Chemistry M.Sc. Botany MBA Marketing Ph.D. Botany (Medicinal and Aromatic Plants) Post Doctoral Extension Education Academic/Research Experience Fragrance & Flavour Development Centre, Kannauj, U.P., India, Agro Technology and Extension - Scientific Assistant (Agro) (Jun 29 2002 12:00AM- Mar 28 2007 12:00AM ) Fragrance & Flavour Development Centre, Kannauj, U.P., India, Agro Technology and Extension - Extension Officer (Agro) (Mar 29 2007 12:00AM- Jun 30 2015 12:00AM ) Fragrance & Flavour Development Centre, Kannauj, U.P., India, Agro Technology and Extension - Assistant Director (Agro) (Jul 1 2015 12:00AM- Jun 6 2016 12:00AM ) CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow, U.P. , India, Technology dissemination and Computational Biology - Senior Scientist (Jun 7 2016 12:00AM- Jun 6 2019 12:00AM ) CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow, U.P. , India, Technology dissemination and Computational Biology - Principal Scientist (Jun 7 2019 12:00AM- ) CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow, U.P. , India, Technology dissemination and Computational Biology - Head, Rural Development (Dec 26 2016 12:00AM- ) CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow, U.P. , India, Technology dissemination and Computational Biology - Head, Business Development (Jul 31 2019 12:00AM- ) Honours and Awards University Gold Medal ,Graduation for highest marks in the subject of Botanyby MLKPG College, Balrampur, U.P. (India) in 1993-1994 NASI,Outstanding work on Technology Dissemination & Entrepreneurship Development on Cultivation and Processing of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. Utilization of offered waste flowers into value added Productsby The National Academy of Sciences India, Prayagraj in 2022-2023 Publication AK Singh, RK Srivastava, Sushil Kumar. Production and trade of menthol in India. FAFAI Journal 1999 Kumar Vipin, Srivastava R.K. Aromatic Plants: Boon for the farmers in Bundelkhand. . Bharatiya Vaigyanik evam Audyogik Anusandhan Patrika (BVAAP) 2022 Dharmendra Kumar Purshottam, Ramesh Kumar Srivastava and Pratibha Misra. Low-cost shoot multiplication and improved growth in different cultivars of Canna indica. 3 Biotech 2019 Rakesh Pandey, Dayanandan Mani, Karuna Shanker, Dnyaneshwar Umrao Bawankule, Debabrata Chanda, Raj Kishori Lal, Anirban Pal, Puja Khare, Narendra Kumar, Sudeep Tandon, Dharmendra Saikia, Anil Kumar Gupta, Ramesh Kumar Srivastava, Sanjay Kumar, Ram Suresh, Saudan Singh, Alok Kalra, Anil Maurya, Dewasya Pratap Singh, Taruna Pandey, Shalini Trivedi, Shachi Suchi Smita, Akanksha Pant, Laxmi Rathor, Jyotsna Asthana, Mashu Trivedi and Prabodh Kumar Trivedi. Towards the development of phytoextract based healthy ageing cognitive booster formulation, explored through Caenorhabditis elegans model. . The Nucleus 2022 Ram Suresh Sharma, Deepak Kumar Verma, Yogesh Kumar, Sanjay Kumar and R.K. Srivastava. Comparative economic study of tulsi and paddy cultivation in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh.. Agricultural Science Digest 2019 R.S. Sharma, Yogesh Kumar, Komal Yadav, Shivam Patel, Teerath Raj, Vinay Yadav, Ramu Singh Verma, Deepak Kumar Verma, R.K. Srivastava and Sanjay Kumar. Performance evaluation of newly developed variety of menthol mint at farmer’s field – A case study of mint cultivation in Central Uttar Pradesh. . Agricultural Science Digest 2019 Srivastava, A. Gupta S., Swati Singh S., Verma RS, Srivastava RK, Gupta AK, Lal RK. Genetic Variability and Elite Line Selection for High Essential Oil and Nepetalactone Content in Catmint (Nepeta cataria L.). . American Journal of Plant Sciences 2021 Shyam Prakash Singh, V.K.S. Tomar, Sanjay Kumar, and R.K. Srivastava. Trade Performance and Potential of Lemongrass Oil Market: a Global Prospect. . Annals of Plant Sciences 2022 Kalpana, R. K. Srivastava and R. Nath. Comparative Genomics Analysis of Cryptosporidium Parvum and Repurposing of Triazole Derivative as Anti-Cryptosporidial Agents. . Biomedical and Pharmacology Journal 2020 Patra DD , Anwar A, Chand S, Chattopadhyay A, Prasad A, Pandey P, Kumar A, Singh A, Srivastava RK, Krishna A, Singh V, Tomar VKS, Bansal RP, Singh AK, Singh K, Bahl JR and Kumar S. Use of mint essential oil as an agrichemical: Control of N-loss in crop fields by using mint essential oil – coated urea as fertilizer. . Current Science 2001 Kumar Sushil, Srivastava RK, Singh AK, Kalra A, Tomar VKS, Bansal RP. Higher yields and profits from new crop rotations permitting integration of mediculture with agriculture in the Indo-Gangetic plains. . Current Science 2001 Ram Suresh Sharma, Yogesh Kumar, Rushikesh N. Bhise, H.P. Singh Choudhri, Deepak Kumar Verma, Ramesh Kumar Srivastava and Sanjay Kumar. Economics of Lemongrass Cultivation in Jharkhand State. Economic Affairs 2022 Ram Suresh Sharma, Yogesh Kumar, S.P. Singh, H.P. Singh Choudhri, Deepak Kumar, Rushikesh N. Bhise, R.K. Srivastava and Sanjay Kumar. Economics of Vetiver Cultivation: Increase in the Income of Household from Marginal Land in Madhepura District of Bihar. . Economic Affairs 2022 H.P. Singh Choudhri, Deepak Kumar Verma, R.N. Bhise, R.S. Sharma, R.K. Srivastava and Sanjay Kumar. Export Performance of Palmarosa oil in India: A Growth and Instability Analysis. . Economic Affairs 2022 Singh AK, Srivastava RK, Kalra A, Bansal RP, Tomar VKS and Kumar S. New Practices in Cultivation of the Mint, Mentha arvensis in the Indo-Gangetic plains. . Experimental Agriculture. (Cambridge University Press) UK 2003 Srivastava RK, Lehri A. and Singh DP. Integration of aroma bearing crops with agriculture in tribal areas of Gujarat for uplifting rural economy – A study. . FAFAI Journal 2005 Singh P. Agarwal S., Pal A., Chanotiya C.S., Khare P., Kumar D., Darokar M.P. and Srivastava R.K. Translational studies of aromatic essential oils for development of floor disinfectant formulations. . FAFAI Journal 2021 Kalpana, R. K. Srivastava, and R. Nath. Structure based drug designing against Inosine Monophosphate Dehydrogenase Receptor of Cryptosporidium parvum.. IEEE 2018 Kalra A, Gupta AK, Katyar N, Srivastava RK and Kumar Sushil . Screening of fennel (Foeniculam vulgare) accessions for early maturity and high seed and essential oil yields. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 2002 K. Katiyar, R. K. Srivastava, R. Nath, and G. Singh. Cryptosporidiosis, a public health challenge: A combined 3D shape-based virtual screening, docking study, and molecular dynamics simulation approach to identify inhibitors with novel scaffolds for the treatment of cryptosporidiosis. . Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics (IJBB) 2022 Srivastava R.K., Kumar V., Sharma R.S., Kumar S. and Singh HP. Popularization and deployment of Aromatic crop based technologies in drought affected areas of Bundelkhand region for enhancing farm income. . Indian Perfumer 2019 Ramesh Kumar Srivastava. Judicious use of offered flowers at places of worship for making of incense sticks, essential oils and other value-added products for better health and generation of employment. . Indian Perfumer 2022 Srivastava RK and Raghav CS. Emerging trends in cultivation and processing of aromatic crops in tribal areas of Gujarat for boosting-up their socio-economic condition. . Indian Perfumer 2006 Srivastava G and Srivastava RK. In-vitro studies of growth performance of scented rose (Rosa damascena and R. centifolia). Indian Perfumer 2013 Prakash P and Srivastava RK. Production and trade of menthol mint in India: Problems and prospects. . Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences 2020 R.K. Srivastava, Sanjay Kumar and R.S. Sharma.. Ocimum as a Promising Commercial Crop. The Ocimum Genome 2018 Srivastava RK, Singh AK, Kalra A, Bansal RP, Tomar VKS, Patra DD, Naqvi AA, Chand S, Sharma S and Kumar Sushil. Characteristics of menthol mint Mentha arvensis L. crop cultivated on industrial scale in the Indo- Gangetic plains. . Industrial Crops and Products, USA 2002 K. Katiyar, R. K. Srivastava and R. Nath. Identification of novel anti-cryptosporidial inhibitors through a combined approach of pharmacophore modeling, virtual screening, and molecular docking. . Informatics in Medicine Unlocked 2021 Kalpana, R.K. Srivastava, R. Nath, N. Singh. Cryptosporidiosis: Challenges for Chemotherapy to AIDS Subpopulation. . International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science and Engineering 2017 Ram Pravesh, RK Srivastava, RS Sharma, LP Yadav. Performance potential of high yielding varieties of menthol mint (Mentha arvensis L.) cultivation in the plains of Uttar Pradesh. . International Journal of Current Science (IJCSPUB) 2022 Srivastava R.K., Singh A.K., Bansal R.P., Pal A., Khare P. Sharma R.S., Kumar S. and Kalra A. Innovative technique for management of offered floral bio-resources for protecting the environment and generating additional livelihood opportunities for women. . International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 2022 Dhermendra Kumar Purshottam, Pratibha Misra, Ramesh Kumar Srivastava. A Mutation Study on Gerbera jamesonii: An Important Ornamental Plant. . International Journal of Plant and Environment 2020 Ram Suresh Sharma, Sanjay Kumar, Deepak Kumar and R. K. Srivastava. Economic analysis of mint cultivation in Madhepura district of Bihar. . International Research Journal of Agricultural Economics and Statistics 2020 Srivastava RK, Singh A and Shukla SV. Chemical Investigation and Pharmaceutical action of Cyperus rotundus – A Review. . Journal of Biologically Active Products from Nature 2013 Anil Kumar, Abhishek Niranjan, Alok Lehri, Shri Krishna Tewari, Devendra Vijay Amla, Sri Krishna Raj, Ramesh Srivastava & Shakti Vijay Shukla. Isotopic Ratio Mass Spectrometry Study for Differentiation Between Natural and Adulterated Essential Oils of Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) and Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii).. Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants 2015 Kumar V, Singh N, Singh V, Yadav MK and Srivastava RK. Introduction of improved cultivar of menthol mint (Mentha arvensis) in district Chhatarpur of MP for better yield and quality of essential oil. . Journal of Lipid Science and Technology 2020 Srivastava RK, Singh AK, Kalra A, Bansal RP, Tomar VKS, Bahl JR, Sharma S and Kumar Sushil. Optimum crop age of menthol mint Mentha arvensis cv. Kosi crops in the Indo-Gangetic plains for high yields of menthol rich essential oil. . Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences 2000 Srivastava RK, Singh AK, Bansal RP, Kalra A, Bahal JR, Tomar VKS, Patra NK, Kumar S. Adoption of improved varieties of menthol mint (Mentha arvensis) Himalaya and Kosi in Uttar Pradesh. . Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences 2000 Janardan Singh, DG Bagchi, RK Srivastava and Anil K Singh. Pharmaceutical aspects of aromatic herbs and their aroma chemicals.. Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences 2000 Janardan Singh, RK Srivastava, Anil K Singh, Sushil Kumar. Current status of production and trade of major essential oils. . Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences 2000 VS Kumar, RK Srivastava, Alok Krishna, VKS Tomar, AK Singh, Sushil Kumar. Cultivation, chemistry, biology and utilization of bach (Acorus calamus): A review. . Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences 2000 Srivastava RK, Singh AK, Kalra A, Tomar VKS, Bansal RP and Kumar S. Influence of age and literacy level of farmers on adoption of mint based crop rotations in the Indo-Gangetic plains. . Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences 2003 Raj Y, Tandon S, Mittal G, Begum KMS and Srivastava RK. New Extraction Technologies, value addition and utilization of lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus). . Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences 2020 Yadav H., Kumar V., Sharma R.S., Shukla A., Srivastava R.K. Management of diseases, uses, biological and pharmacological activities of essential oil of basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) A review. . Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Science 2021 Kumar V, Singh N, Singh V, Sharma R, Singh A, Kumar R, Yadav MK, Shukla S, Kumar S, Sharma RS and Srivastava RK. Impact of different soil types of Bundelkhand region of India on vegetative growth and oil yield of lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) cv. Krishna. . Medicinal Plants 2021 Kalra A, Gupta AK, Katiyar N, Srivastava RK and Kumar S. Screening of Coriandrum sativum accessions for seed and essential oil yield and early maturity. . Plant Genetic Resource News Letter, FAO. Italy 2001 RK Srivastava, A Singh, GP Srivastava, A Lehri, A Niranjan, SK Tewari, K Kumar, S Kumar. Chemical constituents and biological activities of promising aromatic plant nagarmotha (Cyperus scariosus R.Br.): A Review. . Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy 2014 Vipin Kumar, Himashu Yadav, Ramesh Kumar Srivastava. Past, Present, and Future of Aromatic Plants. Phytopharmaceuticals and Biotechnology of Herbal Plants 2022 Patents File No Title Inventors Patent No. Abstract United States Patent 6,488,733 Method for the Faster multiplication of earthworms, and production of vermicompost from the distillation waste of industrial aromatic crops Alok Kalra, Sushil Kumar, Neetu Katiyar, Janak Raj Bhal, Ravi Prakash Bansal, Harmesh Singh Chauhan, Arum Prasad, Rakesh Pandey, Om Prakash Dhawan, Alok Krishna, Ramesh Srivastava United States/United States Patent 6,488,733/ The present invention relates preparation of superior quality vermicompost from the distillation wastes of aromatic crops said method comprises drying of distillation waste for 24 to 72 hours, obtained after the distillation of herbage for 2-3 h at 20-25lbs of steam pressure, chopping the waste into small pieces, transferring this material into compost pits containing about 7-10 cm layer of partially rotten cowdung and 400-450 earthworms (Perionyx excavatus)/m.sup.3, daily watering of the pits to keep the plant material moist and covering them with gunny bags to check the loss of humidity, reloading the pits (20-30 cm layer) with the copped distilled waste after 30-35 days, restricting watering after complete degradation of the added material, harvesting of the dried material and shade drying the same for 4-5 days, and sieving the harvested compost to remove earthworms.