Shaon Kumar Das is working as a Scientist (Agricultural Chemistry/Soil Science) at ICAR-National Organic Farming Research Institute, Gangtok, Sikkim under ICAR. He did his M.Sc. in 2010 from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi with gold medal for his outstanding contribution. Then he joined in Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in 2011 as scientist. Dr. Das is a regular member of the Society of Pesticide Science, Association of Agrometeorologists, International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress Management and Indian society of soil science. He has published 17 national and 15 international research articles, 8 review articles in national and International journals, 19 popular article, 21 extension folder, 2 books, 21 book chapters in edited books. He is a regular reviewer of many International journals and also a member of the editorial board. He got DST-INSPIRE fellowship in 2010. He has been awarded the Young Scientist award by 5th faculty branding award of education expo TV in 2017 and also by society for scientific development in agriculture and technology in 2017. He also got 2 best oral presentation awards. Several invited talk delivered by him. Now he has 2 institute projects as PI, 8 as Co-PI and 2 as Co-PI in DST project. He has been involved in the research on carbon sequestration, soil fertility management, soil acidity reclamation, organic nutrient standardization of major hill crops. Currently he is working on characterization of biochar and their application on soil for management of soil health.
Dr. Shaon Kumar Das research interests are Carbon sequestration, Organic farming, Soil acidity management, Water use efficiency and Biochar for soil health