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Dr. Manish Mohan Gore

Joint Secretary


Dr. Manish Mohan Gore is a Scientist with CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research (NIScPR), New Delhi. This is a constituent lab of CSIR engaged in evidence-based policy research and science communication. Dr. Gore is heading the Studies in Science Communication Division at CSIR-NIScPR.

He is also the editor of ‘BharatiyaVaigyanikevamAudyogikAnusandhanPatrika’ (the Hindi research journal of the Institute) and the popular science magazine ‘VigyanPragati’. He is the Assistant Professor at CSIR-NIScPR for the Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR) which is an Academic Institution of National Importance by an Act of Parliament in 2010. The area of research Dr. Gore is Botany with a specialization in Plant Pathology. His research publications have been published in noted national and international journals.

Dr. Gore has contributed a lot to the field of science communication. He has authored a number of popular science books on biodiversity, animal behavior, Darwin’s biography, science fiction, and science communication. He delivers science talks on All India Radio. He has coordinated the production of four documentary films focused on the R&D works of CSIR labs. He has received a number of prestigious awards for science popularization from the Higher Education Department, Ministry of Human Resource Development; Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, and National Human Rights Commission of India.